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Floww raises $6.7M for its data-driven marketplace matching founders with investors, based on merit

Floww – a data-driven marketplace designed to allow founders to pitch investors, with the whole investment relationship managed online – says it has raised $6.7M / £5M to date in Seed funding from angels and family offices. Investors include Ramo

Blues place Bortuzzo on IR, recall Mikkola from taxi squad

The St. Louis Blues placed defenseman Bortuzzo on injured reserve with an upper body injury sustained in Friday night's loss to Colorado.

Russian opposition figure Navalny detained at Moscow airport after returning to Russia following almost five months in Germany

Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny has been detained by police at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport as he returned to Russia from Germany where he had been recovering after an alleged poisoning attempt last summer. Read Full Article at

Threat of inauguration violence casts a long shadow over social media

As the U.S. heads into one of the most perilous phases of American democracy since the Civil War, social media companies are scrambling to shore up their patchwork defenses for a moment they appear to have believed would never come. Most major platforms pulle

Austrians must wear FFP2 respirators in malls & on public transport, govt says amid lockdown extension

Austria has introduced tighter rules on social distancing and mask-wearing, with a nationwide lockdown extended until February 7. Life will hopefully return to normal in the summer, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has said. Read Full Article at

Mask mania: Train passenger bites police officer after row about Covid face covering

One Australian man’s opposition to wearing a face covering was so trenchant that he punched a police officer and then bit him twice after being told to wear a mask on a train. Read Full Article at

Russian opposition figure Navalny detained at airport after returning to Moscow from Berlin

Russian opposition figure Alexey Navalny has been detained by police at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport as he returned to Russia from Germany where he had been recovering after an alleged poisoning attempt last summer. Read Full Article at

The first political ads of the next cycle are already here ... and Republicans aren't happy

Having made it past November, and even past the Jan. 5 runoff in Georgia, it may seem like the airwaves and signboards near you would finally be free of political ads. However … that’s not quite true. While the idea that ads are already showing

Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” method and who later was convicted of murder, has died. He was 81. California state prison officials said he died Saturda

Rodin Museum sculpture garden reopens to public

PARIS (AP) - There is a ray of light for Parisians who, like the rest of the French nation this weekend, begin to observe a tightened coronavirus curfew: The famous Rodin Museum sculpture gardens is reopening to visitors. Though the rococo museum, showcasing

Famous Wyoming grizzly, cubs, draw fans on trip to their den

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - Kelly Wasenmiller was captivated from afar, tempted by photos and videos that piled up online of grizzly bear 399 and her four lined-out cubs trudging through the snow. The prominent grizzly family was pointed north, and everyone’s hunc

Georgia beach leaders want faster response to complaints

TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Georgia’s largest public beach may require owners of vacation rentals to respond faster to complaints about their guests. The Tybee Island City Council is considering giving owners of short-term rental properties just one hour to r

Keith Yandle to play in Panthers' season opener, keeping ironman streak alive

Yandle currently holds the NHL's longest active streak after playing in 866 consecutive games dating back to 2009.

Thompson, Lucas help Oregon State beat Arizona State

Sun Devils Drop to 1-3 in Pac-12 Play

D-backs avoid salary arbitration with Weaver, Kelly

One-Year Deals for Pivotal Players

How to buy the PS5: What you need to know about restocks at Best Buy, Walmart, GameStop, Amazon, Target and more - CNET

Sony's long-awaited PlayStation 5 has been sold out since its release in November. Here's the latest news on when Sony will restock the console.

Signal operational again after daylong outage - CNET

The encrypted-messaging app was offline after experiencing a surge in new users.

The best MLK Day sales and deals available right now: Save $70 on Dyson, $30 on AirPods, $60 on Apple Watch and more - CNET

You can save on an Echo Show, TVs, smartwatches and smart speakers, not to mention outdoor wear, Shutterfly photo books, Keurig and more.

Water cannons & mounted officers: Unauthorized anti-lockdown rally in Amsterdam invokes strong police response (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Thousands of anti-lockdown protesters took to the streets of Amsterdam, decrying restrictive measures against the coronavirus. The unauthorized gathering was met with a strong riot police force. Read Full Article at

WATCH: Game of Thrones giant Hafthor Bjornsson earns DRAW in boxing debut ahead of Eddie Hall superfight

Hafthor Bjornsson tuned up for his eagerly-anticipated strongman superfight with Eddie Hall by taking a boxing match with pro fighter Steven Ward in Dubai, and came through the bout after earning a draw. Read Full Article at

Bam Adebayo calls out Heat for poor play  

The Heat have trailed by at least 23 points in four of their first 11 games.

Phil Kessel, Coyotes bounce back with 5-3 win over Sharks

Raanta Stops 31 Shots in Win

Kevin Owens will challenge Reigns at Royal Rumble: WWE Now India

Kevin Owens will challenge Reigns at Royal Rumble: WWE Now India

Report: Texans 'likely' to trade five-time All-Pro DE J.J. Watt

Watt has one year remaining on his current contract at $17.5 million. He's undeniably one of the best players in Texans history.

Navalny’s plane lands at DIFFERENT Moscow airport after being diverted from Vnukovo where supporters were gathered

A plane carrying opposition figure Alexei Navalny, returning to Russia after treatment in Germany, has landed at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport after being diverted from Vnukovo, where crowds of his supporters have gathered. Read Full Article at

Superstars throwing fire: WWE Top 10, Jan. 17, 2021

Superstars throwing fire: WWE Top 10, Jan. 17, 2021

AJ Styles’ top-secret arrival at Royal Rumble 2016: WWE Untold sneak peek

AJ Styles’ top-secret arrival at Royal Rumble 2016: WWE Untold sneak peek

The Rock comes to Roman Reigns’ aid: Royal Rumble 2015

The Rock comes to Roman Reigns' aid: Royal Rumble 2015

Democrats fawn over Biden’s INDOGERATION, as DC locked down ‘like Baghdad’ for the real thing

With Joe Biden’s militarized inauguration taking place behind 20,000 troops and a security wall, the mainstream media has found a far fluffier ceremony to tell you about – the “indogeration” of Biden’s rescue pooch. Read Full Article at

Riot police push crowd out of Moscow airport as opposition figure Navalny expected to land in Russia (VIDEO)

Russian police in full riot gear have begun to push a large crowd out of Moscow's Vnukovo Airport, that came to see opposition activist Alexey Navalny's return to Russia. Read Full Article at

In the shadow of The Eagle: UFC matchmaker Khabib has got Conor McGregor & lightweight rivals dancing to his tune

The announcement that Khabib Nurmagomedov will only consider a comeback if his UFC lightweight rivals prove themselves worthy shows that the Russian is calling the shots – surely a galling state of affairs for Conor McGregor. Read Full Article at

What's so «unsexy» about asexuality?

As the ace community gains more visibility, a persistent and insulting attitude lingers about the orientation

First Muslim head coach appointed in NFL history

American Muslims have seen some incredible firsts these last few years. After being elected to multiple seats for the first time in a number of states, representation for American Muslims continues from the political arena to the sports field. In a historica

Music producer Phil Spector dies aged 81 after contracting Covid-19

Phil Spector, who produced many of pop music’s biggest hits, has reportedly died from Covid-19 related complications at the age of 81. He was serving a prison sentence for murder. Read Full Article at

Quarantine craziness: Australian Open stars forced into BIZARRE practice routines as they isolate ahead of tournament (VIDEO)

A host of tennis stars have been forced to improvise after being sent into quarantine ahead of the Australian Open as they have taken to social media to show off their unusual training activities while they await clearance. Read Full Article at

Associates of returning opposition figure Navalny among several detained at Moscow airport Vnukovo on Sunday

A number of prominent Russian opposition activists have been arrested at Moscow’s Vnukovo airport where they gathered to greet Alexei Navalny, who is returning to Russia from Germany after recovering from an alleged poisoning. Read Full Article at

Alabama city seeks tourism bump with sporting events

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - A southeast Alabama city is trying to increase tourism revenues with sporting events in hopes that more people will travel this year than in 2020, when the pandemic affected the economy. Officials with Visit Dothan said visitors lured to t

White House getting a historical deep clean to be rid of the Trump residue—literally

There's this, at least, after everything we've been through thus far in 2021: «After three COVID-19 breakouts within the White House in recent months, the federal government is sparing no expense to clean and disinfect the building before President-elec

Volunteers help out at COVID-19 vaccine centers in exchange for an early vaccine

As vaccine distribution stalls, volunteers are desperately needed — and their reward is a shot in the arm

Flight scheduled to bring Russian opposition figure Navalny home to Moscow & possible arrest takes off from German capital

Almost five months since he left Siberia in a coma following an alleged poisoning, Alexei Navalny has boarded a plane in Berlin to return to Russia. The opposition figure is due to land in Moscow at 7:20pm local time. Read Full Article at

‘Absolute nonsense’: Iranian FM rejects French claim that Tehran is building up nuclear weapons capacity

Iran’s FM Javad Zarif has blasted France for its continuous support of “Saudi war criminals,” dismissing French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian’s claims that Tehran is building up nuclear weapons capacity as “absolute nonsense.” Read Full Article a
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