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Super plungers: It's all for the athletes

Super plungers: It's all for the athletes

3 days ago   |   WBALTV

Super plungers kick of Plunge Week for the Maryland Polar Bear Plunge to raise money for the Special Olympics Maryland athletes.
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Polar Plunge in Galveston benefiting Special Olympics Texas

4 days ago   |   ABC

Hundreds of brave Polar Plungers are raising money to support Special Olympics by jumping into the Gulf of Mexico!
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A long-running scammer posing as different celebrities is flying Instagram influencers across the world in an elaborate scheme to steal their money

A long-running scammer posing as different celebrities is flying Instagram influencers across the world in an elaborate scheme to steal their money

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

A scammer posing as Wendi Murdoch has been flying influencers and travel photographers to Indonesia in an elaborate scheme to steal their money. Carley Rudd, a photographer...
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Meet Usain Bolt's personal barber who owns the most in-demand barbershop in London

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Sheldon Edwards is a barber to the world's top soccer stars and athletes. Some of his clients include Manchester City's Raheem Sterling , Chelsea's Oliver Giroud and the...
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Samsung wants us to buy 98-inch 8K TVs with 33 million pixels

Samsung wants us to buy 98-inch 8K TVs with 33 million pixels

15 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Samsung unveiled a 98-inch 8K QLED television at CES 2019. The Tokyo Summer Olympics will be broadcast in 8K resolution.
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USA Cycling hires New Balance boss DeMartini as its CEO

15 days ago   |   Star Tribune

USA Cycling has hired Rob DeMartini as its president and CEO, giving the longtime New Balance boss the job of not only growing the sport at the grassroots level but preparing...
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The NFL still dominated our TV viewing habits in 2018

The NFL still dominated our TV viewing habits in 2018

19 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Forty of the top 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018 were NFL games. Nothing came close to topping the Super Bowl, which had more than double the amount of viewers of the...
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What it's like to stay at Golden Door, a $10,000 exclusive spa retreat where celebrities, CEOs, and the elite go to detox and take lessons with Olympic champions

What it's like to stay at Golden Door, a $10,000 exclusive spa retreat where celebrities, CEOs, and the elite go to detox and take lessons with Olympic champions

23 days ago   |   Business Insider

Golden Door is an exclusive spa retreat in California unlike any other - it focuses on inner reflection and self-discovery through activities like predawn hikes and fencing...
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Dick's Sporting Goods to end U.S. Olympic sponsorship

25 days ago   |   Reuters

Sporting goods retailer Dick's Sporting Goods Inc said on Friday it will not renew its United States Olympic Committee sponsorship beyond 2018.
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Versace joins slew of retailers leaving Fifth Avenue

26 days ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Versace will become the latest high-profile retail tenant to leave Fifth Avenue. The brand's flagship store at Crown Acquisition's 647 Fifth Avenue is up for a five-year...
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Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom is getting into the streaming TV business. The operator of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon has purchased free streaming service Pluto TV for $340 million. Pluto... Read more ...

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited...

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited funding' amid government shutdown

The Department of State is postponing an international conference on border security and export control "due to the partial US government shutdown," a spokesperson said in a... Read more ...

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign's ties to the NRA during...

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign's ties to the NRA during the 2016 election

The special counsel Robert Mueller is said to be interested in the relationship between President Donald Trump's campaign and the National Rifle Association. The FBI has long... Read more ...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is more cognizant than previously reported, her family's attorney reveals

Last month, a Phoenix, Arizona care facility made headlines when it was reported that a patient gave birth despite having been in a vegetative state. Now the woman's attorney... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi won't allow White House officials access to the House floor for...

Nancy Pelosi won't allow White House officials access to the House floor for State of the Union 'walkthrough'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi instructed the Sergeant at Arms to cancel a walkthrough for White House officials preparing the State of the Union address. President Trump wants to... Read more ...

The head of tech at Credit Suisse gives her best advice for workers losing...

The head of tech at Credit Suisse gives her best advice for workers losing their jobs to robots

Business Insider talked to Laura Barrowman, the chief technology officer at Credit Suisse, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday. Barrowman said workers... Read more ...

A Kentucky PR firm was reportedly behind high schooler Nick Sandmann's...

A Kentucky PR firm was reportedly behind high schooler Nick Sandmann's statement on his viral confrontation with a Native American protester

A Kentucky-based PR firm was reportedly behind a statement from the high schooler at the center of a confrontation with a Native American protester at a Washington, DC... Read more ...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Bill Belichick's big-name coaching staff from his first...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Bill Belichick's big-name coaching staff from his first Super Bowl

The New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl... again. The Patriots are going for their sixth Super Bowl win in 18 years, and the two constants during that dynasty are Tom... Read more ...

Here's what happens to the Chick-fil-A in Mercedes-Benz Stadium that will be...

Here's what happens to the Chick-fil-A in Mercedes-Benz Stadium that will be closed during the Super Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, home of Super Bowl 2019 , has a Chick-fil-A, but it closes on Sundays - when most NFL games are played. When Chick-fil-A closes, it... Read more ...

New Electric Pickup Truck Faces An Uphill Climb To Get Americans On Board

New Electric Pickup Truck Faces An Uphill Climb To Get Americans On Board

A new startup is taking over a once-abandoned auto plant in central Illinois to make electric trucks and SUVs. But Americans have been slow to adopt electric vehicles. (Image... Read more ...