Mercedes begin search for Nico Rosberg's successor after Formula One world champion makes sensational decision ...
Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team will begin their search for his new team-mate on Monday after Nico Rosberg sensationally announced he is quitting Formula One. Rosberg, who was crowned the sport's new champion only six days ago in Abu Dhabi, ...
Nico Rosberg retires: Martin Brundle and Ted Kravitz in shock after world champion's F1 exitSkySportsall 83 news
China hopes Trump call with Taiwan leader won't damage ties
China's foreign minister said Saturday he hopes Beijing's relations with the U.S. would not be "interfered with or damaged" after president-elect Donald Trump broke with decades-long diplomatic tradition and spoke directly with Taiwan's leader. It is ...and more »
Hero World Challenge tee times Saturday: When does Tiger Woods tee off today?
After a superb second round of 65 from Tiger Woods, the Hero World Challenge has a little juice going into the weekend. Woods, who will play with Rickie Fowler a little after noon ET, is just six back of leaders Dustin Johnson and Hideki Matsuyama ...
Tiger Woods shoots brilliant 65 in World Hero Challenge second roundBBC Sport
Tiger Woods at Hero World Challenge 2016: Friday Leaderboard Sc
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Philippines' deadly drug war praised by Donald Trump, says Rodrigo Duterte
US president-elect Donald Trump spoke to Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte during an 'animated' phone call, Duterte's adviser said. Composite: Reuters, Getty Images. Staff and agencies. Friday 2 December 2016 22.45 EST First published on Friday 2 ...and more »
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Looted Palmyra relics seized by Swiss authorities at Geneva ports
A funeral bas-relief from Palmyra in Syria discovered during a custom control on April 2013 in the free ports of Geneva. Photograph: HANDOUT/AFP/Getty Images. Agence France-Presse. Friday 2 December 2016 21.18 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »
- Conor McGregor: I'm still a two-weight world champion, UFC is fooling nobody
It looks like it's going to take an army to strip Conor McGregor of his UFC featherweight and lightweight titles. Last week during the UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast, the UFC announced that Conor McGregor had voluntarily given up his UFC featherweight ...and more »
James wears Cubs uniform after losing World Series bet to Wade
Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James talks with Chicago Bulls' Dwyane Wade before an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, in Chicago. (Nam Y. Huh/AP). headshot Associated Press December 2, 2016, 8:03 PM. headshot Associated Press December ...
LOOK: LeBron James wears full Chicago Cubs uniform to pay off World Series bet with Dwyane WadeYahoo Sports
LeBron James Wears Cubs Uniform to Honor World Serie
- Bangkok Post
World leaders congratulate HM
The royal motorcade of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun heads to the Grand Palace, where the King performed a royal merit-making ceremony marking the 50th day since the passing of His Majesty the late King yesterday.and more »
- Fox News
Teen who climbed World Trade Center faces new stunt charges
NEW YORK – A teenage daredevil who climbed the World Trade Center's centerpiece tower in 2014 has surrendered to police after videos posted on social media showed him dangling from other New York skyscrapers. Police say 19-year-old Justin ...and more »
Judge rejects Trump supporters' bid to halt vote recount in Wisconsin
A federal court in Wisconsin on Friday rejected an attempt by pro-Donald Trump groups to stop a recount of the state's presidential vote, saying there was no harm in allowing it to continue. Two pro-Trump political action committees and a Wisconsin ...and more »
- Daily Mail
Google's timelapse reveals how the world's biggest cities have evolved
This includes Chongqing, China, Dubai, UAE, Brisbane, Australia, and numerous sites in the United States. As the tool is global, users can type in the name of any location to see how it has transformed. Google first released its Timelapse visualisation ...and more »
Blue Jays' Stroman plans to pitch in World Baseball Classic
TORONTO — Marcus Stroman plans to pitch in the World Baseball Classic next spring although he's not saying which country he intends to represent. The Toronto Blue Jays right-hander made the revelation while speaking with reporters Friday at the David ...and more »
Beer Mile World Record-Holder Signs Adidas Deal
Corey Bellemore, the Canadian athlete who holds the world record in the Beer Mile race, celebrated his 22nd birthday on Thursday with a sweet new endorsement deal from Adidas. Bellemore, who competes on the track and field team at the University of ...and more »
- Los Angeles Times
Welcome to her world: 'Mariah's World' offers lots of glitter but little depth
Los Angeles Times
There's no real reason any of us should feel sorry for Mariah Carey, a singer-songwriter who's sold roughly as many albums as there are people in Brazil. And yet it's hard to walk away from an episode of “Mariah's World” without the distinct sense that ...and more »
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LOOK: LeBron James wears full Chicago Cubs uniform to pay off World Series bet with Dwyane Wade
As you surely know, the Cubs won the World Series in thrilling fashion, coming back from a 3-1 deficit (hmm) to knock off Cleveland and put James on the hook to show up for the Cavs' next matchup with the Bulls in Chicago in his Opening Day finest, ...
LeBron James Wears Cubs Uniform to Honor World Series Bet LossBleacher Report
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MLB changes World Series home-field format rules
Oct 26, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; MLB commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. answers questions from media during workouts the day before game one of the 2015 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets at Kauffman Stadium.
The All-Star Game Will No Longer Determine World Series Home-Field AdvantageWall Street Journalall 139 news articles »
- The Globe and Mail
Caisse and DP World partner up for shipping port investments
The Globe and Mail
Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is teaming up with marine terminal giant DP World to invest in shipping ports around the globe, starting with two hubs on Canada's West Coast. Dubai-based DP World and the Caisse plan to buy marine infrastructure ...and more »
New satellite photos will detail your world view
DigitalGlobe's WorldView-4 satellite. Photo by DigitalGlobe. Your view of the world through Google Maps is about to get a little better as a new satellite starts beaming down imagery of our planet. DigitalGlobe, which supplies imagery to Google Maps ...and more »
World's most interesting man attacks 'weak-ass Wi-Fi'
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. goldie.jpg. Enlarge Image. He wants to save you from the darkness. Photo by Luma/YouTube screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET. It's hard to stay interesting.and more »
Mr. Mxyzptlk Is Coming to Turn Supergirl's World Upside Down
From Action Comics #291's “The Bride of Mr. Mxyzptlk” by Jerry Siegel and Jim Mooney. The CW/DC Universe has already handled some of the weirdest sides of world of DC Comics—but you have to admire its gung-ho desire to bring some of its most bizarre ...and more »
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Tiger Woods shoots brilliant 65 in World Hero Challenge second round
Tiger Woods recovered from a mixed first round by shooting a brilliant seven-under-par 65 as he continued his return to competitive golf on day two of the Hero World Challenge. The 40-year-old 14-time major champion, who twice had surgery during 15 ...
Hero World Challenge leaderboard: Tiger Woods shines, Dustin Johnson leadsCBSSports.com
Tiger Woods at Hero World Challenge 2016: Friday Leaderboard Sco
Paris, Athens, Mexico City and Madrid are concerned about air quality
Four of the world's largest and most polluted cities have decided to ban diesel cars and trucks from their streets by 2025. The mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens announced the commitment in Mexico City on Friday at the C40 Mayors' Summit, ...
Four of world's biggest cities to ban diesel cars from their centresThe Guardian
Four world capitals are banning diesel vehicles from 2025CNBC
- Daily Mail
Electrical engineers reveal the world's most shocking wiring
'Don't drink the water' is a commonly heard piece of advice for holidaymakers – but 'don't turn on the lights' should perhaps also be adopted as sage guidance in some places. Members of the UK's Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and 138 ...
- The Economist (blog)
The Economist (blog)
BY THE time the end came, the two duelling grandmasters had been dancing in New York for nearly three weeks. But Magnus Carlsen, the 26-year-old Norwegian prodigy, kept his crown as chess's world champion, emerging victorious in rapid tiebreakers ...and more »
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The Gambia's President Jammeh concedes defeat in election
The Gambia's autocratic president, Yahya Jammeh, who once claimed a “billion-year” mandate to rule, has conceded defeat after a shock election loss to a real-estate developer who once worked as a security guard in London.and more »
'Mariah's World' & 'Star' Review: E! Show Barely Glitters; Lee Daniels' Drama Shines
There are many ways of looking at the struggle, determination, drama and talent it takes to make it in the music business, and for that, Mariah's World and Star offer two very different perspectives. However, as television, the December 4-debuting E ...and more »
- The Guardian
Iceland's Pirate party invited to form government
Birgitta Jónsdóttir (left), leader of the Pirate party, which came third in a snap election in October. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP. Agence France-Presse in Reykjavik. Friday 2 December 2016 14.02 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via ...and more »
- USA TODAY
We hate fake news but we loved 'Weekly World News'
SAN FRANCISCO — A beacon of shining fake news, Weekly World News, is alive and kicking, much like the infamous Bat Child it exclusively discovered in a cave years ago. (Not sure about his/her status.) For nearly 30 years (1979-2007), the sensational ...
- Washington Post
The post-truth world of the Trump administration is scarier than you think
You may think you are prepared for a post-truth world, in which political appeals to emotion count for more than statements of verifiable fact. But now it's time to cross another bridge — into a world without facts. Or, more precisely, where facts do ...and more »
Newfoundland woman writing world's hardest math test
Leah Genge of St. John's is spending her Saturday writing the world's hardest math test. "I always had a picture of the kinds of people who would go to these kinds of competitions and who would do really well," said Genge, a fourth-year mathematics ...
How to trump group-think in a post-truth world
When opinions are symbols of belonging, our brains work overtime to keep us believing, says Dan Kahan. Rosie Mestel. 02 December 2016. Article tools. Rights & Permissions. Annenberg Public Policy Center. Dan Kahan studies how social factors can ...
- The Guardian
Nico Rosberg announces shock F1 retirement after maiden world title
He said he had “climbed my mountain”. Now he is going out at the peak. His Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who won 10 races to Rosberg's nine this year but was beaten by five points, said the move was not unexpected to him.
New Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces retirementautosport.com
Nico Rosberg quits Formula One after winning world titleDaily Mail
Nico Rosberg quits F1 d
- New York Times
Politics|Trump's Breezy Calls to World Leaders Leave Diplomats Aghast
New York Times
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan, center, invited President-elect Donald J. Trump to visit his country in a recent call. Credit Aamir Qureshi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump inherited a ...and more »
- Harvard Business Review
Leading in a World Without Secrets
Harvard Business Review
Buried amid the furor of speculation about what results of the U.S. election mean for businesses is a fact that's getting too little attention, but that CEOs and business leaders will definitely need to adjust to: it's gotten much harder to keep your ...
- ESPN FC (blog)
Walcott sets new Guinness world record
ESPN FC (blog)
Arsenal's Theo Walcott seemed more elated over the birth of his son than the Gunners' victory over Bournemouth. Congratulations are most definitely due to Theo Walcott for he is now a Guinness World Record holder. The forward now holds the record for ...and more »
- The Guardian
Boris Johnson: democracy is in retreat across world
Boris Johnson will issue a warning that democracy is in retreat across the world and that a “cult of the strongman” is taking hold, raising the prospect that the concept of a global liberal order will fade into irrelevance.
Britain must head fight against world's 'strongmen' leaders – Boris JohnsonRTall 119 news articles »
World's growing inequality is 'ticking time bomb': Nobel laureate
The widening gap between rich and poor around the world is a "ticking time bomb" threatening to explode into social and economic unrest if left unchecked, Nobel Peace laureate Muhammad Yunus said on Thursday. The banking and financial system has ...and more »
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Gulnara Karimova: 'Show world my mum is alive,' says son
The son of Gulnara Karimova, the once powerful daughter of the late Uzbek president Islam Karimov, has called for her whereabouts to be made public. In an exclusive interview with the BBC, Islam Karimov Junior denied recent reports suggesting his ...and more »
Vancouver, Victoria to co-host 2019 world junior tournament
Vancouver and Victoria will welcome the world's top under-20 hockey players in 2019 when the cities co-host the world junior hockey championship. Hockey Canada and the Canadian Hockey League announced the tournament's return to British Columbia ...and more »
BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017: creating world-class universities in Africa - Times Higher Education (THE)Times Higher Education (THE)
BRICS & Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017: creating world-class universities in Africa
Times Higher Education (THE)
Institutions in developing economies are disadvantaged on key rankings criteria. We need to rethink the defining characteristics of the future world-class university, says Ihron Rensburg. November 30, 2016. Share on twitter · Share on facebook · Share ...and more »
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UK's first case of sexually transmitted Zika detected
The mosquito that transmits the Zika virus is not present in the UK. Photograph: Felipe Dana/AP. Kevin Rawlinson. Wednesday 30 November 2016 14.26 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on ...and more »
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Art world heavyweights protest over fate of New Art Gallery Walsall
The New Art Gallery Walsall's success in drawing audiences from the local area has been used as a template for other regional galleries. Photograph: Andrew Fox. Hannah Ellis-Petersen. Wednesday 30 November 2016 14.15 EST. Share on Facebook ...and more »
The Moto Z series could get Google's world-sensing Tango tech
Lenovo's Phab 2 Pro might be the first smartphone out there with Google's Tango technology, but other parts of the company are interested too. While addressing press at an event in Chicago, Motorola Mobility president Aymar de Lencquesaing said that ...and more »
- USA TODAY
How will Tiger Woods fare in return at Hero World Challenge?
NASSAU, Bahamas – Tiger Woods has put the rumors to bed about his demise since he arrived at Albany Golf Club last Saturday to put the final touches on his return to competitive golf for the first time in 15 months. Ahead of Thursday's first round of ...
WATCH: Tiger Woods looks smooth hitting his driver at Hero World ChallengeCBSSports.com
Tiger Woods is Having a Good Day During Hero World Challenge Pro-amTh
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Unforgettable quotes from 11 of the most powerful leaders in the world
Coming from the right orator, words have the ability to shape society and the future. It's no coincidence that the most powerful leaders in the world — from Barack Obama to Bill Gates to Vladimir Putin — are gifted speakers who win support, shape ...and more »
- Wall Street Journal
OPEC Deal Could Be a Boon to World Economy Amid Shifting Dynamics
Wall Street Journal
The world's oil cartel may have just done the global economy a big favor. Traditional economics says a boost in oil prices—they rose more than 9% to over $49 a barrel Wednesday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut ...
Neither OPEC's strategy nor Donald Trump's is likely to end the world glut of oilCBC.ca
Saudi Arabia asks Opec to cut world oil
Ne-Yo & Derek Hough Join Jennifer Lopez's Competition Show 'World of Dance'
Derek Hough and Ne-Yo are confirmed to join Jennifer Lopez's competition show World of Dance as judges, NBC announced on Tuesday. The "Ain't Your Mama" singer, who will also serve as executive producer on the show, took to social media to welcome ...and more »
- The Guardian
World Chess Championship tie-breaker: Magnus Carlsen v Sergey Karjakin – live!
Karjakin is still fighting in Game 2. He's benefitted from the 10sec increments given for every move and is up to 59sec while Carlsen is now under four minutes through 40 moves. The engines still give Carlsen a 75-25 advantage but the challenger has ...
Rooting For Armageddon At The World Chess ChampionshipFiveThirtyEight
World Chess Championship 2016 Live Stream: Watch Tiebreaker
- New York Times
An Art World Player With a Warhol Pedigree
New York Times
Casey Fremont is the new executive director of the Art Production Fund. Credit Tawni Bannister for The New York Times. Name Casey Fremont. Age 33. Hometown New York. Now Lives A loft in Dumbo, Brooklyn, with her husband, Brandon Crowe, a chef, ...
For sale: world's first sports car, four careful owners
It is known as the world's first sports car - it's narrow v-shaped coachwork and raked windscreen setting the standard for future performance vehicle designs. Now a rare surviving example of the famed Vauxhall Prince Henry is being put up for sale ...