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SEC commissioner calls for patience but admits “concerns remain”

The Big Ten appears ready to cancel the 2020 season. The SEC is not. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey tweeted Monday afternoon not long after reports surfaced of the Big Ten’s

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Keith McNally: ‘I was losing £5,000 a day with my six restaurants closed’

Keith McNally, 69, has created more than a dozen magnetic restaurants. In New York, where he moved in 1975, these include the Odeon (memorialised by Jay McInerney), Pastis and Minetta

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Saudi Aramco to press ahead with plan to boost output capacity, CEO says

Saudi Aramco (2222.SE) is moving ahead with plans to boost crude output capacity by 1 million barrels per day (bpd) to 13 million bpd despite cuts in capital expenditure this

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The FBI raided Jake Paul’s home as part of an investigation into a mall ‘riot’

Those misdemeanor charges are now being dismissed, local police said. The police department says it is now coordinating with the FBI to “ensure that justice is served.” It said the

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David Nicholls: ‘Gifting books feels like changing the music at someone else’s party’

The book I am currently readingThat Reminds Me by Derek Owusu, his tough, intense, poetic coming-of-age story. It’s demanding but powerful. The book that changed my lifeTess of the D’Urbervilles.

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Darius Slay likes that Eagles treat players “like grown men”

After the Lions traded cornerback Darius Slay to the Eagles this offseason, Slay made no secret of the fact that he would not miss being around Lions head coach Matt

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Kolamba, London: ‘A lovely dinner in a calming space’ – restaurant review

Kolamba, 21 Kingly Street, London W1B 5QA (020 3815 4201). Small plates £4.20-£7.50, large plates £6.10-£13.70, desserts £3.80- £5.50, wines from £26 For those of us who live in cities,

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Duke takes $1.6 billion charge to exit Atlantic Coast natgas pipe

U.S. energy company Duke Energy Corp said Monday it took a $1.6-billion after-tax charge in the second quarter for the cancellation of the Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline from West

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The US will pay up to $10 million if you can ID a foreign election hacker

The 2020 US presidential election is less than 100 days away, and in an effort to prevent the foreign election interference that played a role in the 2016 election, the

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‘The Amazon is the entry door of the world’: why Brazil’s biodiversity crisis affects us all

Célia Xakriabá is the voice of a new generation of female indigenous leaders who are leading the fight against the destruction of Brazil’s forests both in the Amazon and the

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