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Tourists relieved as access to snowbound Swiss town returns

ZERMATT, Switzerland (AP) - Access to a Swiss village near the famed Matterhorn peak has reopened after unusually heavy snowfall blanketed roads and railways, stranding thousands of tourists. Work crews with shovels, plows and helicopters located and bored th

‘The Subtle Beauty of Bronze’ at Maison Gerard, New York

Maison Gerard is hosting new works by Jaimal Odedra and Aline Hazarian at its New York venue in the exhibition “The Subtle Beauty of Bronze,” which runs through the end of the summer.“We are so excited to share the unique processes of these incredible t

Three F1 teams approached McLaren over Norris

It emerged prior to the Canadian Grand Prix that Toro Rosso made an enquiry but only on the basis that Norris would become a free agent.However, McLaren boss Zak Brown has made it clear that it has no intention of letting the 2016 McLaren Autosport BRDC Awar

Adani Green Energy gains 5% on debut, trades at Rs 29 on BSE

Adani Green Energy, the renewable power arm for Adani Enterprises, has locked in upper circuit of 5% at Rs 29.40 on the BSE.

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HPCL, BPCL, IOCL gain on fall in global oil prices

In past six months, OMC has underperformed the market by falling in the range of 14% to 26% as compared to 6% rise in the S&P BSE Sensex.

ICICI Bank up 4% on reports that board is mulling top management reshuffle

ICICI Bank was trading 3.8% higher at Rs 293 on the BSE, as compared to 0.09% decline in the S&P BSE Sensex at 12:45 pm.

Rupee pares losses, rises 1 paisa against dollar amid greenback selloffs

Meanwhile, the US dollar rose towards a seven-month high against its major peers in early Asian trade

Auction Preview: Thomas Chippendale: 300 Years at Christie’s, London, July 5

What: Thomas Chippendale: 300 YearsWhere: Christie’s, 8 King Street, St. James 'sWhen: July 5, 05.00 pmPublic Viewing: 30 Jun, 12 pm – 5 pm; 1 Jul, 12 pm – 5 pm; 2 Jul, 9 am - 4:30 pm; 3 Jul, 9 am – 8 pm; 4 Jul, 9 am – 4.30 pm; 5 Jul, 9 am – 3 pmT

Auction Preview: Le Mans Classic 2018 by Artcurial at Le Mans Circuit, Maine, July 7

What: Le Mans Classic 2018Where: Le Mans Marquee 24 Hour Circuit, 72000 Le MansWhen: July 7, 2:00 PMPublic Viewing: 6 July, 10 am-10pm, 7 July, from 10 am-2pmTop Lots of the Sale:- «1969 Ferrari 365 GTB / 4 Daytona Competizione Group 4 Racing car»

'Fun-Sized' tourism campaign reaps $1.9 million in bookings

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island officials say the state's new «Fun-Sized» tourism campaign is working to the tune of $1.9 million in hotel bookings. The Providence Journal reports the state's Commerce Corporation says the campaign has led to

Hawaii, Japan airlines file for joint venture

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) - Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines have submitted paperwork seeking to join forces to potentially bring hundreds of thousands of more people to Hawaii. West Hawaii Today reports the airlines have recently filed an application wit

Breaking down France’s new $76M Africa startup fund

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Africa Roundup: African startup investments turn to fintech this winter season Nigeria’s Piggybank.ng raises $1.1

Email security startup Tessian raises $13M led by Balderton and Accel

Tessian (formerly called CheckRecipient), the London-based startup that is deploying machine learning to improve email security, has raised $13 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is Balderton Capital, and existing backer Accel. A number of previou

Mets hope to provide support for deGrom vs. Rockies (Jun 18, 2018)

DENVER -- Jacob deGrom will start for the New York Mets, hoping the offensive life his teammates have shown will help him end his agonizing misfortune.

Koepka’s golf legacy secured after 2nd straight Open win

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) For a guy who has won all of three PGA Tour events, Brooks Koepka has a golf legacy that already is secure.

The interview remains critical in the NBA draft process

CHICAGO (AP) The elevator stopped at the 16th floor of the swanky hotel, and after a few nervous steps down the hallway a soon-to-be professional athlete was ready to face perhaps the most unpredictable part of the NBA draft process.

Fall reprieved after 2nd test red card

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) World Rugby has dismissed a red card awarded against France fullback Benjamin Fall in last weekend's second test against New Zealand, ensuring he will be available for the third test at Dunedin on Saturday.

Europe's oldest human fossil could be almost 1 million years old - CNET

Testing dates the fossil's teeth at between 772,000 and 949,000 years old.

For better or for worse: Kid at wedding breaks $132K art - CNET

A boy attending a Kansas wedding reception tried to «hug» a one-of-a-kind mosaic artwork, to disastrous results.

Will Alonso’s Triple Crown bid come at the expense of F1?

Only Graham Hill has managed the feat and that was completed in 1972, almost 50 years ago.So what will he do now? Will his focus be entirely on completing his quest and could that mean calling time on his F1 career?The Spaniard, who will turn 37 next month, p

Dillmann to sub for Fittipaldi at Fuji Super Formula

Dillmann originally signed a two-race contract with Team LeMans for the Autopolis and Sugo rounds as a stand-in for main driver Fittipaldi, who was due to miss both events due to clashing commitments in the IndyCar series.However, having sustained severe i

Young Aussie reflects on «crazy» Le Mans success

Queenslander Campbell, in just his second year of international competition with Porsche, was handed his Le Mans debut over the weekend with a seat in the Dempsey-Proton 911 RSR alongside Christian Ried and Julien Andlauer.The trio dominated the GTE-Am class

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Poet Paul Dunbar commemorated in Ohio events

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - The life and work of a prominent black poet born in Ohio in the 19th century will be celebrated with weekend activities just before his birthday. The Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site will host a June 23 birthday party in his honor

Wisconsin woman's business earns $20M a year

CRANDON, Wis. (AP) - When Kristina Pence-Dunow's marriage went south in 1997, she had two young children at home. To keep food on the table and a roof over their heads, she did what any other self-respecting single parent might do. She built a $20 million a y

Hotel to open in downtown Stillwater

STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) - When it came time for developer Corey Burstad to find a partner for his $13.5 million hotel project in downtown Stillwater, he knew a standard chain wouldn't cut it. The space - the former Joseph Wolf Brewery block on South Main Stree

'The Cereal History Exhibit' opens in Battle Creek

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) - Those of us born in the early 1990s or before might remember the purple-and-green Reptar Crunch cereal that was released for just a couple months in 1999. It was a Post Consumer Brands cereal released as a tie-in to the popular cart

Museum dedicated to history of haircuts opens in New York

NEW YORK (AP) - A new museum in New York City is dedicated to the history of barber shops - offering a shave and a haircut alongside its tour. The Barber Shop Museum on the Upper West Side opened on Friday. Owner Arthur Rubinoff says he designed the museum i

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Vedanta hits 52-week low; stock down 26% in three months

The stock hit a 52-week low of Rs 229, down 4% on the BSE.

The Curiosity Rover took this selfie in the middle of a dust storm on Mars - CNET

The Curiosity Rover looks like a million bucks regardless of the weather. Work it!

Mexico World Cup fans jump with joy, cause small earthquake - CNET

There was a whole lotta shaking going on in Mexico City as fans celebrated their national team beating Germany.

Machines can now finish the Rubik's Cube without human help - CNET

First the Rubik's Cube. Next? A bigger Rubik's Cube probably.

488 Pista Piloti Ferrari is only for Ferrari's client racing drivers

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What it’s like growing up with an LGBT parent, in their kids’ own words

“Because I was two when my dad came out, my view of the world was always acceptance, always love”

9 useful ways Amazon Alexa can help you in the kitchen

“Alexa, suggest a cocktail”

Why white nationalists love the mystery of Roanoke, the lost colony

Salon talks with journalist Andrew Lawler about the ongoing relevance of the “Lost Colony”

Why did the television reboot become all the rage?

Will and Grace are out of retirement — along with a host of other TV characters

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