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IBU relegates Russia to provisional member, but keeps it as final Biathlon World Cup stage

Russia has been relegated to provisional IBU member status, but retained its right to host the final stage of the 2017-18 Biathlon World Cup, the executive board of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) ruled in an extraordinary session Sunday. “The IBU Executive Board herewith relegates the RBU (Russian Biathlon union) to provisional membership… With limited membership rights” over doping violations, ...

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‘With the mask or without?’ – Coach keeps Champions League bet, wears Zorro costume to presser

Paulo Fonseca, manager of the Ukrainian team Shakhtar Donetsk, surprised reporters in a post-match Champions League press conference on Wednesday – by wearing a full Zorro mask and costume. The Portuguese coach promised to wear the outfit of the swashbuckling Spanish hero should his side advance to the last-16 stage of Europe’s premier club football tournament. The ‘Hirnyky’ eventually prevailed ...

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Armed standoff among leaders of Ukraine’s breakaway region as Kremlin keeps close eye

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 20:41 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 21:10 Leaders of the rebellious Lugansk region in Ukraine’s east turned on each other Tuesday, as gunmen blocked central streets of the provincial capital. The Kremlin said it was closely monitoring the developments. Armed people in military fatigues first appeared on the streets of Lugansk, the capital of the self-proclaimed Lugansk ...

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Bitcoin keeps breaking records & ignoring the haters

Published time: 20 Nov, 2017 09:56 It seems as if bitcoin does not know how to slow down. Despite all the bearish forecasts and worries over a potential bubble, the world’s leading cryptocurrency broke through another all-time high, rallying from the previous weekend’s declines. On Sunday, the price of bitcoin climbed above $ 8,100, having crossed the $ 8,000 threshold ...

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How big tech just keeps getting bigger

Alex WilhelmContributor Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast. More posts by this contributor: Live from Disrupt SF: Equity talks Slack, Lyft and flying cars Understanding Roku’s IPO and its growing platform revenues After the bell on Thursday, a trio of major tech companies released their earnings reports en masse. And the results ...

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How big tech just keeps getting bigger

Alex WilhelmContributor Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast. More posts by this contributor: Live from Disrupt SF: Equity talks Slack, Lyft and flying cars Understanding Roku’s IPO and its growing platform revenues After the bell on Thursday, a trio of major tech companies released their earnings reports en masse. And the results ...

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Deliveryman keeps working despite being beaten by teens in Bronx

A Chinese food deliveryman beaten and robbed of $ 150 in the Bronx by three teens said he’s scared for his safety but has no choice but to keep on working. The heartless teens attacked 46-year-old Dao Li in a building on Walton Ave. nearly Marcy Place in Highbridge about 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 24. “I’m scared but I must ...

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Trump keeps tweeting about Harvey, but is mum on storm victims

As Tropical Storm Harvey wreaked historic havoc on Houston, the President kept tweeting. President Trump essentially live-tweeted the monster Texas storm as it intensified on Sunday — hyping its size but saying nothing about its victims. Trump’s only acknowledgement of the lives lost came second-hand through a White House statement.  In nearly 10 tweets spanning the morning and afternoon, Trump ...

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Trump keeps tweeting about Harvey, but is mum on storm victims

As Tropical Storm Harvey wreaked historic havoc on Houston, the President kept tweeting. President Trump essentially live-tweeted the monster Texas storm as it intensified on Sunday — hyping its size but saying nothing about its victims. Trump’s only acknowledgement of the lives lost came second-hand through a White House statement.  In nearly 10 tweets spanning the morning and afternoon, Trump ...

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Trumps keeps tweeting about Harvey, but is mum on storm victims

As Tropical Storm Harvey wreaked historic havoc on Houston, the President kept tweeting. President Trump essentially live-tweeted the monster Texas storm as it intensified on Sunday — hyping its size but saying nothing about its victims. Trump’s only acknowledgement of the lives lost came second-hand through a White House statement.  In nearly 10 tweets spanning the morning and afternoon, Trump ...

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