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Yellow Vest Riots in Paris Hit Economy With $1.1 Billion Retail Loss and Closed Tourist Sites

1 month ago   |   Fortune

The “gilets jaunes,” or yellow vest violent protests in Paris are taking a heavy toll on the city and its economy. Major tourist attractions are closing on Saturday and...
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NBA making a ‘long-term play' in Africa

1 month ago   |   National Post

SALY, Senegal - Timothy Ighoefe is an intimidating defender at 6-foot-11 and 245 pounds. Still, the Nigerian knows he must improve if his decision to play basketball instead of...
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MLB hot stove: Yankees, Adam Ottavino reportedly agree to 3-year deal

MLB hot stove: Yankees, Adam Ottavino reportedly agree to 3-year deal

New York added another strikeout specialist to a bullpen already brimming with them. Read more ...

Qatar, Japan advance in Asian Cup with perfect record

Qatar, Japan advance in Asian Cup with perfect record

AL AIN, United Arab Emirates - Qatar finished the group stage of the Asian Cup with a third straight win, beating three-time champion Saudi Arabia 2-0 on Thursday in a highly... Read more ...

Pistons' Blake Griffin fined $15K for verbal abuse of a game official

Pistons' Blake Griffin fined $15K for verbal abuse of a game official

The incident occurred at the conclusion of Detroit's 100-94 loss to the Jazz on Monday. Read more ...

Video: UFC on ESPN+ 1 media day face-offs

Video: UFC on ESPN+ 1 media day face-offs

NEW YORK - As we inch closer to the UFC's new era on ESPN, the top fighters on the card inched close to each other during Thursday's media day at the host hotel. UFC on ESPN+ 1... Read more ...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

Michigan State University's governing body on Thursday accepted interim president John Engler's resignation , but said it would be effective immediately rather than next week... Read more ...

Al-Attiyah wins 3rd Dakar Rally title; Price wins bike class

Al-Attiyah wins 3rd Dakar Rally title; Price wins bike class

LIMA, Peru - Nasser Al-Attiyah won his third Dakar Rally crown while Toby Price won his second motorbike title in a race which featured one last twist on Thursday. Read more ...

Michigan State says Engler resignation effective immediately

Michigan State says Engler resignation effective immediately

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Michigan State University's Board of Trustees said Thursday that interim president John Engler's resignation is effective immediately. Read more ...

Lowry fights to hold Abu Dhabi halfway lead by 1 stroke

Lowry fights to hold Abu Dhabi halfway lead by 1 stroke

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Irish golfer Shane Lowry followed his opening 10-under 62 with a fighting 70 at the Abu Dhabi Championship to limit his shrinking lead to one... Read more ...

Turkish prosecutors seek arrest warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter, a...

Turkish prosecutors seek arrest warrant for NBA player Enes Kanter, a staunch Erdogan opponent

Government prosecutors in Turkey are seeking an arrest warrant for New York Knicks center Enes Kanter, a Turkish national and political opponent of the country's president... Read more ...

Bernard Tomic, Lleyton Hewitt tennis war escalates: wife threats, blackmail

Bernard Tomic, Lleyton Hewitt tennis war escalates: wife threats, blackmail

Lleyton Hewitt alleged Bernard Tomic threatened his family and has attempted to blackmail him since their relationship broke down in 2017. Hewitt finally responded to Tomic's... Read more ...