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Carissa Moore And Caroline Marks Excited To Represent Team USA And Surfing At 2020 Olympics

23 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Carissa Moore, 27, and Caroline Marks, 17, will bear the red, white and blue next summer in Tokyo as surfing makes its Olympics debut.
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Russia Is Banned From The Olympics on Anti-Corruption Day

16 hours ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

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How Boxing Manager Tim VanNewhouse Looks To Strike Gold At The 2020 Olympic Trials

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Top scout and manager Tim VanNewhouse is currently at the USA Boxing Olympic Trials looking to sign boxing's next big star.
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17 places around the world that were abandoned in the 2000s

17 places around the world that were abandoned in the 2000s

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Economic downturns caused some newly constructed airports and amusement parks to close in the 2000s. Spaces like the Houston Astrodome and North Wilkesboro Speedway also hosted...
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Take a Look Inside Japan's Booming Artisanal Cheese Scene

Take a Look Inside Japan's Booming Artisanal Cheese Scene

2 days ago   |   Fortune

In 1964, when Japan hosted the Olympics for the first time ever, the French team was stuck with a dilemma: There was no cheese worthy of the name. The French government...
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Bitter Coffee: Starbucks Squabbles With The Washington Insurance Commissioner Over $633 Million Paid To Its Captive Insurance Company

5 days ago   |   Forbes

Starbucks Corporation and its captive insurance company, Olympic Casualty Insurance Company, have challenged the Washington Insurance Commissioner's assessment of the...
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10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

6 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Here is what you need to know. 1. Gucci's owner reportedly held talks to buy Moncler in a potential $12 billion deal. The Italian ski wear maker's stock soared more than 10% on...
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Japan launches $122 billion stimulus to fight trade risks, post-Olympic slump

6 days ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Japan's cabinet approved a $122 billion fiscal package on Thursday to support stalling growth in the world's third-largest economy amid offshore risks and as policymakers look...
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A luxury travel company exec says Japan, Slovenia, and Antarctica will be the hottest travel destinations of 2020

A luxury travel company exec says Japan, Slovenia, and Antarctica will be the hottest travel destinations of 2020

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Japan , Slovenia , and Antarctica will be the three biggest travel destinations in 2020, according to Albert Herrera, an executive at luxury travel company Virtuoso . The...
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2020 Crystal Ball: Predictions for the Economy, Politics, Technology, and More

9 days ago   |   Fortune

And we thought predicting 2019 was difficult! Every year , the editors and writers of Fortune take on the unenviable task of predicting the year ahead: in business, the...
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Saudi Aramco shares rally 10% on stock market debut for world's biggest company

Saudi Aramco shares rally 10% on stock market debut for world's biggest company

Shares of the Saudi state-owned oil company hit their daily limit on Wednesday, surging above their initial public offering price to make Aramco the largest listed company in... Read more ...

Saudi Aramco shares are spiking after hitting the market in the world's...

Saudi Aramco shares are spiking after hitting the market in the world's biggest-ever IPO

Shares in Aramco, the Saudi-owned oil giant, spiked 10% Wednesday when they hit the market in the world's biggest-ever IPO. The spike came as shares began trading on Riyadh's... Read more ...

Hundreds of Saudi military personnel at US bases have been grounded after...

Hundreds of Saudi military personnel at US bases have been grounded after the deadly shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola

Roughly 300 Saudi military aviation students at Naval Air Stations Pensacola, Whiting Field, and Mayport have been grounded for a safety stand-down and operational pause in the... Read more ...

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are key...

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are key differences between them

President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that will bring it to a vote in Congress and remove the... Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg reveals the clients he consulted for at McKinsey, a company...

Pete Buttigieg reveals the clients he consulted for at McKinsey, a company he now calls 'amoral'

Under mounting pressure for transparency, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg revealed a list of clients he worked for while a consultant at McKinsey & Company between 2007 and... Read more ...

A new strain of E. coli tied to salad is causing an outbreak - here's what...

A new strain of E. coli tied to salad is causing an outbreak - here's what you need to know

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning people to stay away from certain salad kits. At least eight cases of E. coli have been linked with Fresh Express... Read more ...

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are key...

Trump's new major trade deal looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are key differences between them

President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced a deal on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement that will bring it to a vote in Congress and remove the... Read more ...

A vibrant, young startup founder went on a work trip to Silicon Valley. One...

A vibrant, young startup founder went on a work trip to Silicon Valley. One week later, she was found dead in the back seat of her car. What happened remains a mystery

On the night of her wedding anniversary, Agnes Valenti pushed roasted cauliflower around her plate at the restaurant while her husband talked on the phone. Their daughter, Erin... Read more ...

San Francisco is so expensive, Oracle is moving its annual mega-conference...

San Francisco is so expensive, Oracle is moving its annual mega-conference to Las Vegas instead

Starting next year, Oracle will move its annual OpenWorld conference from San Francisco to Las Vegas , CNBC's Ari Levy first reported . Oracle has reportedly signed a... Read more ...

Sacramento Kings big man Nemanja Bjelica drained a deep three at the buzzer...

Sacramento Kings big man Nemanja Bjelica drained a deep three at the buzzer to stun the Rockets after Russell Westbrook called game with 1 second left

Sacramento Kings big man Nemanja Bjelica silenced Russell Westbrook and the Houston Rockets with a buzzer-beating game-winner from long range in a thriller Monday... Read more ...