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Halting Nord Stream 2 construction may result in legal battle, German minister warns

The decision to build the natural gas link from Russia to Europe was made long ago and ditching the project may lead to an array of legal trouble, Germany’s Minister for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety warns. Read Full Article at RT.com

Florida attraction to get glass-bottom boat for wheelchairs

OCALA, Fla. (AP) - Florida’s 150 years of treating tourists to gushing springs, lolling manatees, curious fish and emerald grasses undulating in invisible currents is about to take a turn because of a chance remark. In 2015, Paula Russo, a volunteer for th

US pledges ‘rock-solid’ commitment to Taiwan’s defense after island reports incursion of Chinese bombers & fighter jets

The US has promised to continue aiding Taiwan’s “self-defense capability,” after Taipei reported a flyby involving 13 Chinese military planes. Beijing has been saying the US uses Taiwan to meddle in its domestic affairs. Read Full Article at RT.com

What's in the Galaxy S21 box? Not much - CNET

Well, Samsung definitely included a phone in the box.

‘Far away from reality’: Khabib reacts after Conor McGregor gets KNOCKED OUT at UFC 257 on Fight Island

Khabib Nurmagomedov suggested former foe Conor McGregor had been handed a reality check after the Irishman was brutally knocked out by Dustin Poirier in their lightweight main event at UFC 257. Read Full Article at RT.com

Police SUV plows through crowd of troublemakers in Tacoma in sickening VIDEO

A police SUV was filmed plowing through a crowd of people blocking its way and apparently running over at least one person in Tacoma, Washington. Read Full Article at RT.com

Australia lashes out at Big Tech threats, says it’s ‘inevitable’ that Facebook & Google will pay for content

Australia’s treasurer has advised the tech giants to accept that their platforms will have to start paying for content, amid threats from Facebook and Google to limit services in the country if such a policy is enacted. Read Full Article at RT.com

Conor McGregor becomes a meme after TKO loss to Dustin Poirier

Poirier started punishing McGregor with repeated punches midway through the second round. Then he knocked McGregor to the mat and the fight was quickly waved off as a TKO victory for Poirier.

FPIs remain net buyers with 18,456 crore investment in Jan so far

Overseas investors pumped in Rs 24,469 crore into equities but pulled out Rs 6,013 crore from the bonds market between January 1-22

Yes Bank at 'peak' of asset quality stress; has 'many positives': CEO

Yes Bank has reached the «peak» of asset quality stress after reporting heightened challenges in Dec quarter earnings, even though there can be a jump in the GNPA ratio in March quarter

Asset quality stress touches peak, GNPAs may rise after SC order: Yes Bank

Yes Bank has reached the «peak» of asset quality stress after reporting heightened challenges in Dec quarter earnings, even though there can be a jump in the GNPA ratio in March quarter

China’s forex reserves grow by over $100 BILLION in 2020 despite Covid-19 pandemic

China boosted its foreign exchange reserves by $108.6 billion last year to $3.22 trillion, in spite of the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis, data from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) showed. Read Full Article at RT.com

M-cap of 4 of 10 most valued firms jumps over Rs 1.15 trn; RIL gains most

The valuation of Reliance Industries Limited jumped Rs 71,033.44 crore to reach Rs 12,99,363.47 crore, becoming the biggest gainer

‘New king in town’: Michael Chandler DESTROYS Dan Hooker inside one round at UFC 257, calls out Khabib

Michael Chandler arrived on the UFC scene in explosive style with a first-round finish of Dan Hooker in their lightweight bout at UFC 257 on Fight Island. Read Full Article at RT.com

UFC 257: Dustin Poirier KNOCKS OUT Conor McGregor in second round on Fight Island

Dustin Poirier stunned Conor McGregor with a second-round knockout at UFC 257 as the notorious Irishman’s return to the octagon ended in a brutal defeat in Abu Dhabi. Read Full Article at RT.com

Van Gisbergen wins the New Zealand Grand Prix from pitlane

After claiming victory in Race 1 and 2, van Gisbergen’s hopes of a complete sweep in the Toyota Racing Series season opener received a major blow when the fire extinguisher on his car went off while still in the pits. With the M2 Competition team unable to

Mazda inherits pole after AXR Cadillac is penalized

Oliver Jarvis set a time of 1min34.442sec (135.702mph) around the 3.56-mile Daytona International Speedway’s road course, which was 0.131sec slower than Felipe Nasr’s best in the AXR #31 Whelen Engineering Cadillac DPi-V.R.However, Nasr’s superb effort

‘She had to knock her out TWICE!’ Fans rage at UFC referee Herb Dean after crazy finish sees Rodriguez shock Ribas (VIDEO)

MMA fans hit out at referee Herb Dean after the bizarre ending to the strawweight clash between Amanda Ribas and Marina Rodriguez at UFC 257 on Fight Island. Read Full Article at RT.com

HIGHLIGHTS: Timberwolves 120, Pelicans 110

Naz Reid scored 20 points to lead a balanced offensive effort and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-110 on Saturday night.

Wolves Fastbreak: Bench helps Minnesota halt losing streak

Ant Edwards scored 18 points & the bench rallied for 50 to help the Minnesota Timberwolves stop their losing skid.

Gordon, Cousins help Rockets cruise past Mavericks, 133-108

Luka Doncic scored 26 points while sitting the entire fourth quarter with the game out of reach.

Balanced attack leads Timberwolves past Pelicans 120-110

Eric Bledsoe added 28 and Zion Williamson finished with 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Pelicans.

Pinson's 27 points help No. 19 Missouri to 73-64 win over No. 6 Tennessee

Xavier Pinson scored 27 points to lead No. 19 Missouri to a 73-64 victory over No. 6 Tennessee on Saturday night.

Pistons drop another close one, 114-110 to 76ers (WITH VIDEOS)

Wayne Ellington scores 17 for Detroit

Krug, Perron lift Blues to 4-2 win over Kings

St. Louis recorded its first power-play goal of the season when Torey Krug scored at 13:12 of the first period.

Timberwolves snap losing streak, defeat Pelicans 120-110

Naz Reid scored 20 points to lead a balanced offensive effort and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the New Orleans Pelicans 120-110 on Saturday night.

Michigan athletic department on pause because of COVID-19

The state Department of Health and Human Services issued the mandate Saturday

MHSAA Executive Director Mark Uyl on winter sports (VIDEO)

He joins our Johnny Kane at Ford Field

Pistons drop another close one, 114-110 to 76ers

Wayne Ellington scores 17 for Detroit

Chile ‘accidentally’ issues NATIONWIDE tsunami & evacuation warning only meant for Antarctic base after 7.0 quake

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake and several aftershocks have rattled Chile, triggering panic as authorities issued a nationwide tsunami alert while only seeking to evacuate the country’s largest research station in Antarctica. Read Full Article at RT.co

Saturday Night Owls: Black mayors push police reform

Night Owls is a themed open thread appearing at Daily Kos seven days a week. McKinley L. Price is mayor of Newport News, Virginia, and president of the African American Mayors Association. At The Grio, he writes—Black mayors are leading the charge to refo

Penn State edges Northwestern, 81-78, behind Izaiah Brockington’s 21-point performance

In a game that featured 18 lead changes, the Penn State Nittany Lions eventually defeated the Northwestern Wildcats by a score of 81-78. Izaiah Brockington led the way for Penn State, totaling 21 points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals.

Carton scores 23 points, but Marquette falls 68-61 to DePaul

Charlie Moore had 21 points as DePaul beat Marquette 68-61 on Saturday.

Netanyahu to dispatch Mossad chief to meet Biden & outline Israel’s demands for Iran nuclear deal overhaul – reports

Mossad chief Yossi Cohen may become the first top Israeli official to meet new US president Joe Biden amid concerns in Tel Aviv that his administration is set to revive the Obama-era international nuclear pact with Iran. Read Full Article at RT.com

Chile issues tsunami warning & orders evacuation of Antarctic base after 7.0 quake

A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake followed by multiple aftershocks have rattled Chile, triggering a tsunami warning for the coastal regions, and evacuation of the country’s largest research station in Antarctica. Read Full Article at RT.com

IMSA Roar: Magnussen leads for Ganassi in FP4

The #01 Cadillac DPi-V.R lapped the course in 1min35.412sec, a mere 0.040sec faster than the similar Action Express Racing entry of Mike Conway and 0.1sec ahead of the second AXR Cadillac driven by Kamui Kobayashi.Filipe Albuquerque was top Acura ARX-05 drive

UFC 257 Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier: Start time, how to stream or watch online and full fight card - CNET

Conor McGregor returns today at UFC 257.

Oscar da Silva’s buzzer beater fuels Stanford to 73-72 upset overtime win over No. 24 UCLA

The Stanford Cardinal took down the 24th-ranked UCLA Bruins in overtime, 73-72, after Oscar da Silva beat the buzzer with his lay-up. On the prior play, Tyger Campbell completed a three-point play with 5.5 seconds left putting his Bruins up by one. But, Da S

Wellness for Activists: If you do just one thing for yourself, let it be this

Let’s face it. We spend so much time focused on saving the world, our communities, our families and friends, and the causes we care about, that we kinda do a shitty job taking care of ourselves. I am, of course, painting a broad brush, and you yoursel
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