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Vonn dominates Cortina downhill training again

Vonn dominates Cortina downhill training again

Mikaela Shiffrin warned she wants to prove that her maiden World Cup downhill win in Lake Louise was no fluke as she challenges speed queen Lindsey Vonn in Saturday's second downhill at Cortina d'Ampezzo. A day after her win in Val d'Isere, Vonn sat out another super-G because she didn't feel comfortable with the conditions. Shiffrin has 41 World Cup wins - 30 in the slalom - but just one in the blue riband downhill event achieved last month in the Canadian Rockies.


Turkey begins assault on Kurdish-held enclave in Syria

Turkey begins assault on Kurdish-held enclave in Syria

The U.S. -led coalition recently said it is planning a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led border force , further angering Turkey . Ankara considers the Syrian Kurds a terrorist group in league with the PKK, a widely condemned Kurdish terror group active in Turkey's southeast, and has said for months it would clear YPG fighters from Afrin, under Kurdish control since 2012.



Traders Actions to Focus: eBay Inc. (EBAY), Celgene Corporation (CELG)

The institutional investor held 78,046 shares of the power generation company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.61 million, down from 94,428 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Among 26 analysts covering Verizon Communications Inc. ( NYSE:NKE ), 23 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 19 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated had 46 analyst reports since September 11, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel.


Delhi govt orders inquiry; CM keeping 'close watch'

Delhi govt orders inquiry; CM keeping 'close watch'

The cause of fire is yet to be ascertained, said Fire Department Director, GC Mishra. Police however contradicted with the death toll, saying only four people were killed in the fire that broke out in Bawana's F block. Ordered inquiry", Delhi Health Minister Satyender Jain tweeted.Meanwhile, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal siad, " very sad to hear about large number of casualties.


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Alabama "out" of Amazon second headquarters consideration

The proposal to the online retailer was one of about 240 bids from across the country trying to land Amazon's second headquarters, which the Seattle-based company promised would bring up to 50,000 jobs and an investment of more than $5 billion.


Facebook names former American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to board of directors

Facebook names former American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault to board of directors

At the meeting, Sandberg apologised and said Facebook would announce a black board member "within the foreseeable future". Recruitment of members to the Board of Directors is a very vigorous and lengthy process taken very seriously by Mark Zuckerberg because of the board's ultimate crucial responsibility of governing the company.