The Twins begin a three-game series against the New York Yankees tonight in the Bronx. It’s the final series before the All-Star break. Scott Diamond will take the mound for Minnesota. He is 5-and-8 with a 5.52 ERA in 16 starts. The Yankees will counter with Hiroki Kuroda, who is 7-and-6 with a 2.77 ERA.
Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.
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