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Source: The Guradian

Tottenham have capacity to win the Champions League, says Lucas Moura

Today 17:16 GMT

Lucas Moura has claimed Tottenham have the talent to produce a historic season and win the Champions League for the first time.

Despite the disappointment of drawing away to League One’s bottom club, Moura insists performances such as the Champions League draw at Juventus demonstrate Spurs’ potential to crown the campaign with silverware. Having compared the respective talents of PSG and his new club this season, and earned a 2-2 draw in Turin last week, the Brazilian believes Pochettino’s players should dream of winning the first Champions League in Tottenham’s history.

Source: Washington Post

How a customized wax truck boosted U.S. women’s cross-country ski team

Sunday 23:40 GMT

In December, through a massive fundraising effort and with the help of U.S. Ski and Snowboard, the American women bought a state-of-the-art wax truck that follows them to World Cup competitions.

Two years ago, she was able to speak to U.S. Ski and Snowboard’s board of trustees and explain why the truck would make a difference. We kind of wanted to say, ‘Welcome to the world.’?”. Randall started snapping pictures of rival trucks in 2012, hoping to entice U.S. Ski and Snowboard to get one.

Source: Fox News

Tax help: Where should you turn if you have a question?

Today 14:32 GMT

Remember that no matter who prepares a federal tax return, by signing it the taxpayer becomes legally responsible for is accuracy.

Tax returns surge over Presidents Day weekend, with the IRS saying it receives more phone calls on the day after Presidents Day than on any other day of the year. That can mean long waits for filers trying to get through on the phone.

Source: Washington Post

Under fire for travel expenses, Pruitt cancels trip to Israel

Today 14:32 GMT

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has canceled a nearly week-long trip to Israel, agency officials confirmed Sunday.

Pruitt, who had been scheduled to leave this weekend for an extensive tour of the Mideast ally, has come under fire over the past week for the cost of his domestic and international travel. In May, the head of Pruitt’s security detail recommended that he travel either business or first class whenever possible to avoid public confrontations with critics.

Source: Global News

Becca Schofield of #BeccaToldMeTo movement passes away after battle with cancer

Today 08:59 GMT

Rebecca Schofield, who gained recognition in 2016 for encouraging people to perform acts of kindness, has passed away after her long battle with terminal brain cancer.

She was 18.. #BeccaToldMeTo teen diagnosed with another tumour, public asked to send Christmas cards. “If the love of a community actually had the medical power to cure childhood cancer, we believe Becca would have lived forever. While that wasn’t possible, we believe the countless acts of kindness Becca and her family have received from a community of caring people literally around the globe has at least helped soothe all of our souls,” read the letter.

Source: The Guradian

China calls on US to punish Terracotta warrior thumb thief

Today 17:16 GMT

Chinese authorities are demanding exemplary punishment for an American man who allegedly stole a terracotta warrior’s thumb while it was on show at a Philadelphia museum.

According to the South China Morning Post, another official said: “The terracotta warriors are national treasures ... We express strong resentment and condemnation towards this theft and the destruction of our heritage.” Xinhua identified the affected warrior, one of 10 loaned to the Philadelphia museum, as a 2,000-year-old sculpture called Cavalryman.

Source: The Guradian

Top Democrat suggests proof of Trump-Russia collusion still to come

Today 17:16 GMT

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee suggested on Monday that Robert Mueller may still present evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, despite last week’s indictments stating that such connections relating to those cases were merely “unwitting”. Adam Schiff, a frequent foe of Donald Trump’s whom the president called “the leakin’ monster of no control” at the weekend, told WNYC he felt that a web of collusion had already been established.

Source: CBS News

Meet the NFL quarterback with his own book club

Today 17:16 GMT

"In a really sort of a simplistic view, the goal is that if one kid would pick up a book, that maybe otherwise wouldn't have and they have fun reading it ... That to me would be a good day."

The club has monthly reading choices for both veterans and rookies and since the club is based on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook, interaction is easy.

Source: BBC

Winter Olympics: USA beat Finland to reach gold medal match

Today 17:16 GMT

Canada beat the USA in the preliminary stages and, should they reach the final, it will be the fifth time in six Olympics that the North American neighbours have contested the gold medal match.

The United States women's ice hockey team enjoyed a 5-0 win over Finland in the semi-finals to remain on target for their first gold medal in 20 years. Dani Camarensi scored twice, with Gigi Marvin, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Hilary Knight also finding the net.

Source: Common Domain

Japan Stocks Rise; Some Major Markets Remain Closed

Today 17:16 GMT

Asian shares started Monday higher as confidence in equities continued to return, with some markets in the region reopening after the Lunar New Year holiday.

Both retail and institutional investors in Japan were using the recent dip as a buying opportunity, Mr. Hiroki added, against a background of healthy economic growth. Japanese exports rose for a 14th straight month in January, led by continued demand from Asia for semiconductor equipment, Japan’s finance ministry said Monday.

Source: New York Times

The Tingle Makers, Open for Business

Sunday 23:40 GMT

“There’s so much online that allows you to not actually interact with other human beings yet still feel close — artificially close — to other people. A.S.M.R. does that,” he said.

Richard compares A.S.M.R. to vitamins: It shouldn’t be the only source of human closeness, although it could be a healthy supplement to real intimacy. Emma Smith, 39, who runs WhispersRed, an A.S.M.R. YouTube account with more than 400,000 subscribers, has led live A.S.M.R. meditations in Britain and in San Francisco as a partnership with Whisperlodge.

Source: Global News

What is a transitional career coach and how can one work for you?

Today 17:16 GMT

“A lot of people DIY their careers, and talk to friends or family before making a decision, but a transitional career coach is a trusted professional who has a lot of experience helping people make major and strategic career transitions.”

“Because no matter how great the coach or the process, it won’t matter if the person isn’t willing to commit and put in the work.”

Source: NBC News

Russian curler faces scrutiny after doping tests return positive

Today 17:17 GMT

A Russian athlete has failed a doping test at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang and now faces investigation by the group overseeing the Olympic Athletes from Russia.

Curler Alexander Krushelnitskiy tested positive for traces of meldonium, a medicine that increases circulation in the brain and aids with heart failure and chest pain, The New York Times reported Sunday. The World Anti-Doping Agency decided to ban the substance in September 2015, stating that it is classified as a performance-enhancing drug.

Source: Global News

Oilsands tech touted for pipeline capacity boost still years from deployment

Today 17:17 GMT

Two years after a blue-ribbon panel called on the Alberta government to encourage partial upgrading of bitumen from the oilsands to enhance value and free up more pipeline room for exports, the idea remains years away from commercialization.

The rest is typically upgraded into synthetic crude oil, a light product that flows easily in a pipeline and usually fetches near-WTI prices.

Source: Washington Post

Work Advice: You made a mistake. Should you try to explain?

Today 17:17 GMT

Karla:?So you’ve made the kind of mistake that created needless work for people downstream and drew the eye of higher-ups.

In doing so, I created extra work for a lot of colleagues, and news of my infraction was pushed up the managerial ladder as approval was sought for my requests from my department head, dean and others. I recently missed the deadline for ordering textbooks and materials for a new class I was asked to teach on short notice.

Source: DW

What's in a kiss 12 *fun* facts about kissing

Saturday 16:21 GMT
Source: New York Times

In Colombia Border Town, Desperate Venezuelans Sell Hair to Survive

Saturday 11:49 GMT
Source: BBC

What to expect at the 2018 Bafta Awards

Sunday 17:16 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Saakashvili supporters march in Kiev calling for president to quit

Sunday 17:16 GMT
Source: DW

Bundesliga LIVE: VfL Wolfsburg vs. Bayern Munich

Saturday 15:26 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Hanif Kureishi: my beautiful box-set binge

Saturday 11:49 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Homeland: Claire Danes sulks her way through more relentless catastrophising

Saturday 11:49 GMT
Source: NBC News

Connecting mental illness with mass shootings misses the point: experts

Sunday 20:55 GMT
Source: The Guradian

Jokhang temple: fire engulfs ancient 'heart' of Tibetan Buddhism

Today 03:19 GMT
Source: Fox News

Police arrest 5 in killing of endangered orangutan shot 130 times

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: DW

Thousands of Berlin residents without internet after attempted bank robbery

Today 17:16 GMT
Source: Washington Post

State elections officials fret over cybersecurity threats

Sunday 22:44 GMT
Source: Washington Post

NBC’s Mike Milbury calls domestic violence charge ‘unfortunate incident,’ incurs wrath

Today 08:59 GMT
Source: Fox News

Russia church shooting leaves 5 dead after gunman opens fire on people leaving service

Today 17:17 GMT

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