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Shiffrin wins city event, locks up World Cup slalom title

2 days ago   |   National Post

STOCKHOLM - Mikaela Shiffrin won a parallel city event Tuesday to wrap up the season-long slalom World Cup title with two races to spare. Shiffrin defeated Christina Geiger of...
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Editorial: We welcome William Weld as Trump challenger in 2020

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld is a long shot to beat President Trump for the Republican nomination, but he'd certainly make things interesting. Weld, who was the...
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Here's the meaning behind all of those obscure IKEA product names

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

IKEA has a very specific system in place to name its products . The naming system came from IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad who named each product after a specific Swedish word...
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Main suspect in Sweden's royal jewels heist confesses

6 days ago   |   National Post

COPENHAGEN - The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them after his DNA was found on the items that were...
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The UK says 9-month pregnant British teen who wants to come home from ISIS could be stopped from returning as family insists she poses no threat

The UK says 9-month pregnant British teen who wants to come home from ISIS could be stopped from returning as family insists she poses no threat

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

A heavily pregnant, 19-year-old who fled her home in east London to join ISIS said she wanted to go home. Shamima Begum fled ISIS's so-called caliphate in Syria after living...
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Swedish ambassador to China recalled after bizarre meeting over detained bookseller

Swedish ambassador to China recalled after bizarre meeting over detained bookseller

7 days ago   |   National Post

BEIJING - Sweden's ambassador to China has been recalled to Stockholm and is now under investigation for her alleged role in an unusual meeting between two businessmen and the...
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Swedish foreign ministry investigates ambassador to China

8 days ago   |   Miami Herald

The Swedish Embassy in China says its ambassador is under internal investigation. The embassy said Thursday that Ambassador Anna Lindstedt has returned to Stockholm to meet...
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‘Furious' Apple quits Stockholm after city rejects ambitious flagship store

‘Furious' Apple quits Stockholm after city rejects ambitious flagship store

9 days ago   |   RT

Tech giant Apple is severing its ties with the Swedish capital, after reportedly flying into a rage over the Stockholm City Council vetoing its plan to build a store at a...
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Clean, On Time and Rat-Free: 9 International Transit Systems With Lessons for New York

11 days ago   |   NY Times

From Tokyo to Zurich, readers told us how New York's subway compares with the public transportation in their cities .
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Izzy Young, who organized Dylan's first big concert, dies

15 days ago   |   National Post

STOCKHOLM - Izzy Young, who in 1961 organized the first New York concert by Bob Dylan and devoted decades of his life supporting folk music, has died at age 90. Young was a big...
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New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Recently furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5M lottery

Recently furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5M lottery

A Staten Island federal park ranger who was furloughed during the recent government shutdown just became a multi-millionaire, scoring a $29.5 million lottery jackpot, it was... Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to...

James Harden, Chris Paul blast ref Scott Foster after Rockets lose to Lakers: 'For sure it's personal'

James Harden and Chris Paul fouled out as Houston fell apart late in Los Angeles. Afterward, both Houston stars had harsh words for one of the game officials. Read more ...

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LeBron James turns it on late as Lakers roll past Rockets

LOS ANGELES - LeBron James scored 29 points, Brandon Ingram added 27 and the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point deficit midway through the third quarter to defeat the... Read more ...

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

No. 2 Gonzaga routs Pepperdine for 17th win in a row

SPOKANE, Wash. - Rui Hachimura scored 23 points and No. 2 Gonzaga beat Pepperdine 92-64 on Thursday night, keeping the door open to a possible No. 1 ranking next week. Read more ...

Connor McDavid's overtime goal sinks Islanders

Connor McDavid's overtime goal sinks Islanders

EDMONTON, Alberta - Connor McDavid scored in overtime and added an assist as the Oilers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Islanders on Thursday. “We... Read more ...