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St. Louis Cardinals agree to deal with catcher Yadier Molina

St. Louis Cardinals agree to deal with catcher Yadier Molina

Sports
Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have reached an agreement with Yadier Molina to bring back the veteran catcher for an 18th season, the team announced Monday. League sources told ESPN and MLB Media that Molina agreed to a one-year contract worth around $ 9 million to return to the Cardinals. St. Louis confirmed the deal, but it didn't reveal details of the agreement. Advertisement "We are excited to announce that we have agreed to terms with Yadier Molina on a new contract," the Cardinals said in a statement on social media. "We will have more details [Tuesday] on Yadi continuing his Cardinals legacy." Molina also confirmed his new contract with a video on social media. He shared a short video on Instagram of his career highlights and ended it with the words, "I'm back." Molina, a ...
Mauritius oil spill: Thousands march in Port Louis

Mauritius oil spill: Thousands march in Port Louis

Science
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USS Louis H. Wilson begins construction at Bath Iron Works

USS Louis H. Wilson begins construction at Bath Iron Works

Business
March 4 (UPI) -- Construction of the future USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. began this week at General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, the Navy announced. The Louis Wilson will be the first Arleigh Burke class destroyer built in the Flight Three configuration at BIW, according to the Navy's announcement. Named in honor of Marine Corps General Louis Hugh Wilson, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for leadership during the Battle of Guam in 1944, the ship will serve in global maritime security -- engaging in air, undersea, surface, strike and ballistic missile defense as well as anti-submarine warfare, command and control, and anti-surface warfare. The Flight III destroyers are designed for improved anti-air warfare capability and enhanced ballistic missile defense. "This is a tremendous occasion as we ...
NLCS: Washington Nationals sweep St. Louis Cardinals, advance to World Series

NLCS: Washington Nationals sweep St. Louis Cardinals, advance to World Series

Sports
Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals exploded for seven runs in the first inning and cruised to a 7-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night to sweep the NL Championship Series. With the victory, the wild-card Nationals advanced to the city's first World Series appearance in 86 years. The last time the World Series came to Washington was 1933, when the Washington Senators lost to the then-New York Giants in five games. The Nationals will play the winner of the Houston Astros-New York Yankees ALCS series, which is currently 2-1 in favor of Houston. Nationals starter Patrick Corbin allowed four earned runs on four hits across five innings against the Cardinals. He walked three and struck out 12, becoming the pitcher to strike out 10 batters in the first four innings of a po...
Louis Theroux: ‘I needed to give more of myself away’

Louis Theroux: ‘I needed to give more of myself away’

Entertainment
There's not much Louis Theroux hasn't experienced of humanity. In more than 25 years of documentary making, he's moved in multiple worlds including those of neo-Nazis, Scientologists, pornography stars, those living with dementia - and Jimmy Savile. While his approach has altered over the years, from comic gonzo to sober inquisitor, Theroux's ability to extract uncomfortable truths without confrontation has not.Yet, the one person we don't get to know is Theroux himself. The questions are simple. The expression inscrutable. Only his eyebrows sometimes go rogue. In other words, he gives his interviewee space to show who they are. Epithets from "faux-naive", "impenetrable" and "wacky" have been e...