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Japan's Olympic Committee Meets as Its Chief Faces Charges

2 days ago   |   NY Times

Tsunekazu Takeda faces scrutiny in France over payments that prosecutors say were bribes to help Tokyo win hosting rights for the 2020 Summer Games.
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Vanille celebrates National Macaron Day

4 days ago   |   WGN TV

The WGN Sunday Morning news is making macarons! A Macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection made with egg white, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond powder or ground...
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PFL reveals women's lightweight roster with Sarah Kaufman, Kayla Harrison, six others

PFL reveals women's lightweight roster with Sarah Kaufman, Kayla Harrison, six others

12 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

Eight women will compete for the inaugural PFL women's lightweight title and a $1 million prize. The promotion on Friday announced the field for the first season featuring...
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An 87-year-old Japanese designer just won the 'Nobel Prize of architecture.' Here are some of his most stunning masterpieces

An 87-year-old Japanese designer just won the 'Nobel Prize of architecture.' Here are some of his most stunning masterpieces

14 days ago   |   Business Insider

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki was awarded the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize, which is often referred to as the " Nobel Prize of architecture ." Isozaki's most famous...
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What US soccer star and World Cup champion Julie Ertz eats in a typical day

What US soccer star and World Cup champion Julie Ertz eats in a typical day

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

Competing at the highest level in athletics requires optimal fuel, and no one knows that better than US women's national team star and World Cup champion Julie Ertz. In an...
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Michigan State No Longer Has Insurance for Sexual Misconduct Liabilities Post-Nassar Scandal

16 days ago   |   Fortune

Nine months after Michigan State University agreed to pay a $500 million settlement to the 332 women and girls , who were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar, the...
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Swiss skier Yule pledges prize money to fight climate change

17 days ago   |   National Post

GENEVA - Hitting back at the president of his sport's governing body, Swiss skier Daniel Yule will give his prize money this month to an athlete-backed charity campaigning...
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Thousands jump into Lake Michigan's icy waters in the name of charity

17 days ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - If revenge is a dish best served cold, Chicago got a big helping Sunday. With temperatures in the teens and water just about freezing, around 4,500 people...
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The Professional Bridge World Has Been Rocked By a Doping Scandal

19 days ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

The world's top-ranked bridge player has been suspended by the World Bridge Federation after testing positive for two banned substances. Geir Helgemo will not be allowed to...
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Battenfeld: Dems need to make their minds up about Trump and North Korea

20 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   5 articles

Democrats desperate to bash President Trump found themselves flummoxed by Trump's move to walk out of talks with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. The Dems had carefully...
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Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

Biogen is crashing after scrapping its late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials

Biogen and the Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai said Thursday they would discontinue late-stage Alzheimer's drug trials. Shares of Biogen crashed more than 25% in... Read more ...

Facebook used experimental audio tech to shut down videos that AI missed...

Facebook used experimental audio tech to shut down videos that AI missed after the New Zealand mosque massacres

Facebook has said it deployed experimental audio tech to support its AI in detecting and blocking copies of the New Zealand mosque shootings video. In a blog published on... Read more ...

Trump reportedly still wants Robert Kraft at the Patriots White House Super...

Trump reportedly still wants Robert Kraft at the Patriots White House Super Bowl party despite Florida massage-parlor prostitution scandal

President Donald Trump wants Robert Kraft to attend the New England Patriots Super Bowl party despite Florida massage-parlor prostitution scandal, according to a report. The... Read more ...

'This is what leadership looks like': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauds New...

'This is what leadership looks like': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauds New Zealand for banning assault rifles

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York applauded New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for taking legislative action after her country faced its worst... Read more ...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a...

Trump ramps up trade war, saying US will keep tariffs on China for a 'substantial period'

US President Donald Trump put further pressure on trade war talks with China after indicating that tariffs on goods wouldn't be immediately lifted in the event of a deal. Trump... Read more ...

New Zealand announces ban on military style semi-automatic and assault...

New Zealand announces ban on military style semi-automatic and assault rifles less than a week after Christchurch massacre

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a ban on all "military-style semi-automatic weapons" and assault rifles, at a press conference on Thursday local time. "In... Read more ...

New Zealand just announced sweeping new gun laws that may cost the country...

New Zealand just announced sweeping new gun laws that may cost the country up to $138 million. Here's how they will work

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a ban on all "military-style semi-automatic weapons " and assault rifles just days after the country experienced its worst... Read more ...

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing. Read more ...

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing. Read more ...

Trump reminds Ohio voters of economy, renews McCain attacks

Trump reminds Ohio voters of economy, renews McCain attacks

President Donald Trump returned Wednesday to Ohio, the state that foretold his 2016 victory, with a tour of a tank plant, where he touted its revival and told cheering workers... Read more ...