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Jill Leon is a writer who covers the news. She writes about politics, health, business, and finance. She also enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with her family.

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Five runs scored by Padres against Phillies in fifth to tie NLCS

The Philadelphia Phillies had a commanding lead of 2-0 in the National League Championship Series. But the San Diego Padres got desperate and their bats woke. The Padres won the fifth inning with an offensive outburst, scoring an 8-5 victory. This tied the series at one. Aaron Nola allowed Josh Bell and Brandon Drury to …

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FDA panel supports the removal of unproven drugs for pregnancy

Federal health advisors concluded that the drug meant to prevent premature births had not been proven to work. This opens the door for U.S. regulators who will now pursue a long-delayed effort at getting it off the marketplace. Wednesday’s vote by the Food and Drug Administration advisory panel was 14-1. The panel rejected appeals from …

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Netflix is trying to change the narrative about subscriber growth even though it has recovered from losses

Netflix’s Q3 earnings were announced Tuesday after the bell. They beat expectations and added 2.4 million subscribers. This was largely due to growth in Asia. This news was a complete turnaround from the previous quarter, which saw dramatic declines in subscribers. Wall Street responded positively, with the stock price of Netflix jumping more than 14% …

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Walmart, Target, and Best Buy will all be closed on Thanksgiving Day

Walmart and other major chains will close their stores again on Thanksgiving. This is a continuation of practice many companies started in 2020 to combat the pandemic. It’s gone—Walmart (WMT-US CEO John Furner stated Wednesday that they will be closed for Thanksgiving. Target (TGT), last year, announced that its stores would be closing on Thanksgiving. …

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Matthew Perry’s battle with addiction is detailed in his memoir

Matthew Perry is “safely sober” now and is ready to share his story. The “Friends,” star of the TV show, Chandler Bing, wrote a memoir called “Friends, Lovers, and the Big Terrible Thing.” It will be released on Nov. 1. He tells his story about his addictions and life, and says he is finally able …

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Study finds that children whose parents are colder than their peers are more likely to become obese

A new study has shown that obese children are more likely to be treated poorly by their parents. Fortune.com reported that researchers at the Imperial College of London analyzed 10,510 children from England to create the report. They found that children with neglectful or authoritarian parents tend to gain more weight in their childhood and …

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Marjorie Taylor Greene believes McCarthy should give her more power to please GOP voters

Marjorie Taylor Greene, Georgia GOP Rep., warned Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), that he must give her more power and leeway to please Republican voters if his party is to win control of Congress in November’s elections. If Republicans win the majority, McCarthy will be the next Speaker. According to Greene, “I believe that to be the …

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Your next year’s paycheck could be larger due to new IRS rules

While inflation may push prices up, it may also help increase your take-home income starting next year. Inflation adjustments to 2023 federal tax brackets and other provisions announced this week by the Internal Revenue Service may mean that more of your 2023 wages will be subject to lower taxes than they were this past year. …

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