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Spectacular Miami Beach hosts Global Champions Tour

Fresh from a stellar second leg in Mexico City, the Longines Global Champions Tour is set to roll into Miami Beach. The stunning venue just yards from the turquoise waters of the Atlantic Ocean offers an incredible setting for the world’s top show jumpers. Mexico winner Jerome Guery of Belgium will be among the favorites…MORE

Pinterest IPO; Unilever’s healthy boost; Qualcomm soars

1. Pinterest goes public: Wall Street is getting yet another high-profile tech IPO: Pinterest. The image bookmarking social network priced its initial public offering at $19 a share on Wednesday, above its original proposed price range of $15 to $17 a share. Shares will begin trading Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange under the…MORE

Why an ancient religious text is the best parenting book I’ve read in years

As a parenthood writer, I read a lot of parenting books. Most of them underwhelm by either repeating the obvious or suggesting approaches that are in deep denial of the vagaries of human nature. Very occasionally, I come upon one that offers both genuine insights into raising children and a sensible — and replicable —…MORE

Attorney General Barr to release redacted Mueller report

The Mueller report is coming: Attorney General William Barr Thursday morning will release a redacted version of Robert Mueller’s report detailing the findings of the special counsel investigation. The redacted report, which is nearly 400 pages, will fill in some — but likely not all — of the details explaining what Mueller’s team uncovered during…MORE

North Korea: If US wants to talk, put someone ‘more mature’ than Pompeo in charge

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry has issued a stinging rebuke of United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, hours after the country claimed to have tested a new tactical weapon. In a statement released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency, Foreign Ministry official Kwon Jong Gun said Pompeo had been “letting loose reckless remarks and…MORE

Does sugar make kids hyper? That’s largely a myth

Does sugar make kids hyper? Maybe. “If you look at the peer-reviewed evidence, we cannot say sugar absolutely makes kids hyper; however, you can’t discount that sugar may have a slight effect” on behavior, said Kristi L. King, senior pediatric dietitian at Texas Children’s Hospital and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In…MORE

Researchers identify largest carnivorous mammals ever to live on land

Twenty-three million years ago, a giant carnivore larger than any modern-day lion or polar bear stalked sub-Saharan Africa, according to the fossils of a previously undiscovered species that spent decades in a museum drawer. Portions of the animal’s jaw, skull and skeleton, including enormous teeth, were discovered in a drawer at the National Museums of…MORE


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