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Halifax not among 20 finalists for Amazon's second headquarters

Halifax not among 20 finalists for Amazon's second headquarters

Amazon's current headquarters is in Seattle, Washington, but it has been contemplating a second hub for months. Amazon reviewed 238 proposals from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. "Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough - all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity", Holly Sullivan, of Amazon Public Policy, said in a statement.


Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China

Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China

The oil leaking from the Iranian tanker has since diffused into four separate slicks. Sanchi , with 32 people -30 Iranians and two Bangladeshis- on board, collided with a Chinese freight ship in the East China Sea on January 6 and caught fire after a huge explosion.


Pique signs new Barcelona deal; includes £440m release clause

Pique signs new Barcelona deal; includes £440m release clause

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has agreed to extend his contract until June 2022, the club have confirmed. The 30-year-old centre back began his career as a junior with the Catalan side, and after a few years in England with Manchester United, he returned to Barca in 2008.


Splash Brothers' surge carries Warriors previous Bulls

Splash Brothers' surge carries Warriors previous Bulls

On the road, Golden State is 12-11 ATS with 14 overs and 9 unders. The Warriors lost rookie big man Jordan Bell on the first play of the game after he came down awkwardly on his left ankle while contesting a dunk from Brook Lopez. He was also evaluated for potential concussion and at this time is clear of concussion symptoms. This is a rebuilding season for Chicago, but it could use Dunn back and healthy so he can further state his case as the point guard of the future for the franchise.


Australian Open: Gregor Dimitrov wins EPIC five-set clash with Mackenzie McDonald

Australian Open: Gregor Dimitrov wins EPIC five-set clash with Mackenzie McDonald

Open, the five-time major winner's first Grand Slam after returning from a 15-month doping ban. Wozniacki won the next nine points, and 24 of the 31 points played from when she first faced match point. Into the fifth set and Dimitrov recovered his composure but the pair couldn't be split as McDonald held his nerve to serve out for 6-6. French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko fired 35 winners past China's Duan Yingying, to claim a 6-3 3-6 6-4 victory in the second round.



Kawhi Leonard out indefinitely: Behind the decision

But if we're going to err, we're going to do it on the side of health and being wise", coach Gregg Popovich said Thursday after the team's shootaround in NY. Therefore, do not expect the organization to rush Leonard back in any circumstance during the regular season. Starting guards Tony Parker and Danny Green have also battled injuries this season and were playing Wednesday under minutes restrictions.