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Sweden makes bid for 2026 Olympics _ with events in Latvia

STOCKHOLM (AP) - Sweden's Olympic Committee says it has filed a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics with the luge competitions to be held in Latvia across the Baltic Sea. Richard Brisius, spokesman for the Swedish bid, says the Alpine discipl

FanDuel cofounder Tom Griffiths just closed a seed round for his decidedly noncontroversial new startup, Hone

Tom Griffiths has founded four companies, two of which “weren’t much to write home about,” he jokes. The third captured the world’s attention: FanDuel, the fantasy sports company that was routinely in the press — not always for 

Remember when Mitch McConnell covered up Putin's interference to elect Trump?

Campaign Action With Individual 1 sinking deeper and deeper into impeachment territory, it's worth remembering that he didn't get there without a lot of help from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who's currently carrying his water by refusing to vot

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das favours flexible policy objectives

The RBI Act was amended in November 2016 to make the goal as «maintaining price stability keeping in mind the objective of growth.» Before that, growth was a clear objective of the RBI

Roadshow Asks: Do you like the 2020 Toyota Supra? - Roadshow

Toyota's legendary Supra is back after a 20-year hiatus. What’s your opinion: Love? Hate? Somewhere in between?

Walmart's rumored streaming service isn't going to happen - CNET

The retail giant has «nothing to announce related to video streaming service.»

Russians plunge into icy waters to mark feast of Epiphany

MOSCOW (AP) - Across Russia, the devout and the daring are observing the Orthodox Christian feast day of Epiphany by immersing themselves in frigid water through holes cut through the ice of lakes and rivers. Epiphany celebrates the revelation of Jesus Chris

Glut in Karnataka iron ore mines as imports surge; miners approach NITI

FIMI estimates that the mining industry, including government entities NMDC and MML, will not be able to produce or sell up to the permissible capacity given the pile-up in stock

Democrats shouldn't wait for Robert Mueller, because America can't afford to leave Trump in charge

Until recently, suggestions that Donald Trump be impeached were primarily met with what seemed a reasonable suggestion: Wait for Robert Mueller to finish his report. After all, conducting an impeachment process at the same time that the special counsel is i

‘Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid’ Is A Real Ranger Fighting Game

90s nostalgia has never been stronger so we shouldn’t be shocked that Power Rangers as a #brand is arguably more powerful than it has ever been, at least since it first debuted. Not […] The post ‘Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid’ Is A Real Range

Body Painting Might Protect You From Insect Bites, Study Finds

Repellents might keep blood-sucking bugs away, but research just revealed an innovative insect bite protection strategy: body painting. A study led by Hungarian and Swedish researchers found that white, painted stripes on bodies […] The post Body Painti

Sony venture arm invests in geocoding startup what3words

Sony’s venture capital arm has invested in what3words, the startup that has divided the entire world into 57 trillion 3-by-3 meter squares and assigned a three-word address to each one. Financial details were not disclosed. The startup’s novel add

Salesforce is building new tower in Dublin and adding hundreds of jobs

Salesforce put the finishing touches on a tower in San Francisco last year. In October, it announced Salesforce Tower in Atlanta and today it was Dublin’s turn. Everyone gets a tower. Salesforce first opened an office in Dublin back in 2001, and has e

Wine-by-the-glass subscription service Vinebox raises $5.9 million

One SF startup wants you to get home from a day at work and polish off a bottle of wine by yourself. Vinebox isn’t really trying to get you wasted though, these bottles are cute and tiny. The small startup is hoping that they can get consumers into the

Miami coach Jim Larranaga says Dewan Hernandez should be ruled eligible by NCAA

Miami Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga says junior forward Dewan Hernandez deserves to be declared eligible by the NCAA.

Wisconsin renews contract for coach Paul Chryst

Wisconsin renews football coach Paul Chryst's five-year contract through January 2024

Florida hopes to avoid more clock-watching in crunch time

Florida hopes to avoid more clock-watching in crunch time

UNC's Williams: Manley to miss 6th straight game at Miami

North Carolina coach Roy Williams says sophomore big man Sterling Manley will miss his sixth straight game at Miami on Saturday due to lingering knee soreness

Chiefs' Berry thinks he'll play vs. Pats: 'I feel pretty good'

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry sounded confident Friday that he'll play against the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game Sunday.

Volatility in crude oil prices pinches synthetic textile manufacturers

Raw material buyers in the synthetic textile industry disappeared from the market amid expectations of a further fall in prices

NBA players who are making the leap this season

The halfway point of the 2018-19 NBA regular season has come and gone, and contenders for playoff spots and individual honors are separating from pretenders. While the NBA Playoffs are roughly three months away, as of the typing of this sentence, it already a

Pacquiao awaits Broner bout in crossroads fight at age 40

Pacquiao fights on at age of 40, facing Broner but with Mayweather still in his sights

Nico Schulz pulls one back for Hoffenheim against Bayern Munich | 2018-19 Bundesliga Highlights

Nico Schulz pulls one back for Hoffenheim against Bayern Munich | 2018-19 Bundesliga Highlights

Sun Pharma moves Sebi as stock dips on fresh whistle-blower allegations

Sun Pharma on Friday urged the markets regulator to examine the role of some media houses with regard to the allegations raised by the whistle-blower

Stock brokers look to set up shop overseas to tap rising interest from NRIs

Setting up offices in off-shore destinations, dedicated teams to talk to investors in their time zones

Fox News host Laura Ingraham complains about the «minority privilege» of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Ingraham claims Ocasio-Cortez has «the privilege of being a protected member of a class you can never criticize»

Gallery: Ducati's 2019 MotoGP livery from all angles

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SBI in talks with PEs, hedge funds to sell Rs 15,431-crore Essar loan

According to the list of financial creditors as of October 2018, SC Lowy Primary Investments has an exposure of about Rs 900 cr in Essar Steel on account of loans assigned by HDFC Bank and Axis Bank

Midday open thread: More Russian hacking, counterfeit money, and serial killers

Today’s comic by Mark Fiore is Unbelievable vehicles invading America: What’s coming up on Sunday Kos … When Joshua Tree National Park was my home, by Susan Grigsby Have you removed all Cult45 Trumpsters from your life, by Frank Vyan

Ikea and Sonos to launch Symfonisk speakers in August, says report - CNET

The Swedish furniture company showcased prototype Symfonisk speakers last year.

Facebook could face record fine from US regulators, report says - CNET

The fine hasn't been finalized, but is expected to larger than the record-setting $22.5 million the Federal Trade Commission imposed on Google in 2012, according to The Washington Post.

Fresh whistleblower allegations send Sun Pharma stock tumbling to 6-yr low

Market sources claimed that FIIs liquidated some shareholding during this week, especially on Friday, which might have triggered Friday's stock price correction

Iowa State rehires Tom Manning as offensive coordinator

Iowa State rehires Tom Manning as offensive coordinator

QB Brock Purdy looking to be Iowa State's Tim Tebow

QB Brock Purdy looking to be Iowa State's Tim Tebow

Miami coach says idled Hernandez was 'duped' by AAU coach

Miami coach says idled Hernandez was 'duped' by AAU coach

Schmidt: Arrow deal allows SPM to create IndyCar ‘Big Four’

Speaking at the team’s 2019 season launch, Schmidt said that Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports no longer has any excuse for underperformance.He told and Trackside Online: “There are three boxes – financial resources, technical resources

Holland on state of the Red Wings (VIDEO)

GM Ken Holland sits down with our Ken Daniels

PROGRAMMING ALERT: Alternate channel information for Lightning-Sharks on Jan. 19

FOX Sports Sun announced the Lightning game on Jan. 19 will be made available on the FOX Sports Sun alternate channel for select TV providers.

World’s Oldest Periodic Table Poster Turns Up in Scottish Storeroom

The world's oldest classroom poster of the periodic table of elements, dating to 1885, has turned up in Scotland.

The Polar Vortex Is Collapsing — Here's What That Means for Your Winter Weather

Here's what's behind the severe winter weather.
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