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How Much Salt Do You Need to Survive?

Americans don't need to worry about getting the minimum required amount of salt per day.

Olympic flag passes to acting Beijing Mayor Chen Jining, signifying transfer of responsibility for W

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Olympic flag passes to acting Beijing Mayor Chen Jining, signifying transfer of responsibility for Winter Games to China.

Toyota rules out WEC hiatus ahead of new LMP1 regs

The Japanese manufacturer is currently only committed to the WEC to the end of the 2018/19 superseason, but insists it would be natural to remain for the first season run to the winter-series format in 2019/20 should it make a long-term commitment to the cham

The varied excitement of F1's launch season

A 4am alarm call last Sunday meant only one thing. Time to head to the airport. As far as air miles are concerned, January is Formula 1's quietest month. The holidays are over, but testing has yet to commence. Occasionally, there is the odd new car launch tha

Wrong turn costs cross-country skier medal at Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Austrian cross-country skier Teresa Stadlober was well on her way to a silver medal at the Pyeongchang Games. Then came a mental hiccup that cost her a spot on the podium but earned her a place in Olympic history. With 7 kilome

South Korean presidential office: North Korean delegate to Olympics says Pyongyang willing to hold t

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - South Korean presidential office: North Korean delegate to Olympics says Pyongyang willing to hold talks with U.S.

Switzerland: 1 dead, 3 injured after being hit by avalanche

BERLIN (AP) - Swiss police say a woman has died after being hit by an avalanche in the Alps near the Italian border. Police in Switzerland's Valais canton (state) said four skiers were carried away by the avalanche Saturday afternoon after leaving a mountain

The 3 choices when it comes to Trump

Complaining may feel good, but it sure won't help

Axis Bank to focus only on better-rated borrowers as bad loans soar

The bank is one of the worst-affected in the private sector after the Reserve Banks asset quality review

ICAI assures 'accelerated inquiry' into auditors' role in PNB fraud

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has already issued show cause notice to all central statutory auditors of PNB and the auditors of Gitanjali Gems

Apple moves iCloud encryption keys for Chinese users to China

 Apple told Reuters that the company had to comply with Chinese authorities and move iCloud data to Chinese data centers. Not everyone’s data is moving to China. This is only going to apply to residents of mainland China who chose China as their ma

Maharashtra sugar mills owe cane farmers Rs 25 bn due to low sales

The official said falling prices in the wholesale market had meant that mills were unable to pay the farmers as per the formula

MSE gets Sebi nod for electronic book building mechanism for online bidding

MSE was set up by Jignesh Shah-led Financial Technologies (India) Ltd (FTIL) and it commenced operations in the currency derivatives segment in October 2008

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: NRA is going down, GOP despair is going up, and tips may be going away

Less than two weeks after the Parkland shooting, both Delta and United have dropped special arrangements with the NRA. xDelta is reaching out to the NRA to let them know we will be ending their contract for discounted rates through our group travel program.

Video: Mercedes, Ferrari and Red Bull F1 2018 cars compared

In these clips from the latest episode of Motorsport.tv’s weekly programme The Flying Lap, Peter Windsor and Craig Scarborough inspect the launch-spec cars that were unveiled last week.Mercedes While reigning champi ... Keep reading

Rock star supercars announced for Goodwood auction

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The war on apathy over America’s wars

Talking to a demobilized country

For people of color, banks are shutting the door to home ownership

There's a glass ceiling when it comes to people of color and housing loans

Syria’s tragedy, America’s crime: The collapse of national sovereignty

We understand less about the carnage in Syria than we should: Did U.S. intervention cause all this suffering?

GoBee Bike throws in the towel in France

 Bike-sharing startup GoBee Bike is giving up and shutting down in all French cities where it operates. GoBee Bike operates just like Chinese giants Ofo and Mobike. You open the app, you find a bike on the map and you unlock it by scanning a QR code. Onc

Russian men win hockey; Bjoergen, Norway get gold again

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - The Russians won the gold in men's hockey - without a flag to salute or a national anthem to listen to. So, they sang it instead to celebrate their 4-3 victory over underdog Germany on Sunday while playing as «Olympic Ath

Column: Americans over-promise, under-deliver in SKorea

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - They had their moments, without a doubt. From a nerve-wracking victory in women's hockey to the fun-loving guys over at the curling sheet to Shaun White's spiraling run of redemption, the American athletes gave the folks back hom

With no flag or anthem, Russians end Olympics with gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - They weren't allowed to fly their flag or play their anthem. That didn't mean there were no celebrations for the Russians in Pyeongchang. A drought-breaking hockey victory on Sunday and a women's figure skating title provided a p

Marquez tips Nakagami to be top MotoGP rookie

Moto2 graduate Nakagami, who like LCR Honda teammate Cal Crutchlow is contracted directly to HRC, was 0.675s off the pace of Dani Pedrosa's benchmark time at the end of the Buriram MotoGP test.It means the 26-year-old, who is the first full-time Japanese Mot

PNB fraud: Surat traders hope scam won't take shine off diamond business

According to him, the LoU facility is not widely used by the Surat-based diamond processing firms

Hindcon Chemicals IPO opens on Monday, to raise Rs 77 mn to meet expenses

Chemical products manufacturer Hindcon Chemicals today said its initial public offer (IPO) will open tomorrow to raise up to Rs 7.73 crore. The company said it will use the proceeds to meet working capital requirements, general corporate purposes and expense

PNB fraud: Banks for raising insurance cover against fraud by staff

For example, SBI alone in 2016-17 reported frauds of Rs 24.24 billion

Watch Samsung’s MWC conference live right here

 Samsung’s press conference at MWC in Barcelona is happening today. The conference starts at 6 PM CET (5 PM GMT, 12 PM EST, 9 AM PST). You can also check out our liveblog to get our commentary on Samsung’s news. And of course, everybody is wa

Samsung MWC 2018 Liveblog

 Mobile World Congress isn’t always a huge show for Samsung (last year we got a couple of tablets and some vague 5G news), but this year the company’s not messing around. Between the many teasers and seemingly endless deluge of leaks, the Gal

How to solve F1's livery crisis

Great expectations can breed great disappointments and Formula 1’s launch season tends to lure fans into that very trap each year. The excitement of new cars and new designs remains undimmed as the insanity of expecting something shocking when teams are uni

AP PHOTOS: Highlights of Day 16 at the Pyeongchang Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Norway's Marit Bjoergen closed out a remarkable Olympic career in dominant fashion, winning the gold medal in the women's 30-kilometer mass start at the Pyeongchang Games. The Russian men's hockey team captured the gold over Ge

Marissa Brandt named honorary ambassador for Korea adoptees

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Marissa Brandt isn't quite sure what her new position will require, and she's only had a couple of days to start getting used to the idea of being an honorary ambassador. The Korean-American hockey player is more than happy to d

Watch HMD unveil Nokia phones live right here

 HMD is holding a press conference at MWC in Barcelona to showcase some Nokia-branded phones. The conference starts at 4:00 PM CET (3:00 PM GMT, 10:00 AM EST). HMD licenses the Nokia brand so that the company can release smartphones under the Nokia brand

Sebi, bourses probe possible foul play in PSB's equity, derivatives trade

The fake notice bearing the regulator's logo and purportedly addressed to National Stock Exchange (NSE) was circulated on various WhatsApp groups and other social media platforms on February 21

Gallery: History of hybrid cars in motorsport

Exactly 20 years ago American high-performance car manufacturer Panoz made history when it debuted the Q9 GTR-1 Hybrid at the Le Mans 24 Hours. But perhaps the car was ahead of its time and it would take another 10 years before the next hybrid machine conte

Renault: Reliability, not power, the focus for Melbourne engine spec

After a 2017 season that exposed a number of reliability issues for the French car manufacturer, it has spent the winter focusing its efforts on making sure its products are more bulletproof for the season ahead.With Renault well aware that the three-engine l

Nirav deposited Rs 900 mn in PNB hours before note ban: NCP's Majeed Memon

Prime Minister announced the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1000 Indian rupee notes, on November 8, 2016

PNB scam, possible Fed rate hike spur Rs 100 bn FPI sell-off in Feb

This is against the total inflow of over Rs 137.8 billion by foreign portfolio investors in January

Farewell, Korea: First of 3 straight Asian Olympics ends

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - It began with politics. It ends with ... politics. In between, humanity's most extraordinary feats of winter athletic prowess unfolded, revealing the expected triumphs but also stars most unlikely - from favorites like Mikaela
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