Body of Utah skier, 26, recovered after being buried in avalanche

Search crews recover the body of skier killed by avalanche Authorities on Saturday recovered the body of a 26-year-old Utah skier who was found buried in snow following an avalanche, police said. Michael Besendorfer’s body was recovered around 12 p.m. Saturday a day after he died while skiing with a friend in a remote area north of Electric Lake, Emery […]

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‘Grown ups’: Neobanking sector chases customer sign ups

Australia's digital banking sector promises the sector is no longer in its infancy and this year the chase for customers is on. "I’m guessing that you’ll see four to five new neobanks start up over the next 24 months," chief executive of Xinja, Eric Wilson, says. Xinja’s Eric Wilson with Equitise co-founder Chris Gilbert. Xinja launched a second equity crowdfund […]

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Prosecutor disputes reports on Oklahoma sex assault case

A prosecutor is disputing reports that the case has been dismissed against four teenagers accused of sexually assaulting a teammate on their Oklahoma football team. The case involving the former Bixby High School players is in juvenile court, so information isn’t public. But defense attorney Brett Swab told the Tulsa World that the case had been resolved and that he […]

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Suspended pairs skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33

John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, died by suicide in Kansas City, Missouri. He was 33. U.S. Figure Skating released a statement Saturday and cited his sister, Angela Laune. The sister said in a Facebook post that her “wonderful, strong, amazingly compassionate brother John Coughlin took his own life. … I have no words.” […]

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Healthy eating trend hits the ice-cream business

For an ice-cream company, a good summer is one with long dry days that are hot but not too hot. But here’s the scoop: the biggest effect on ice-cream sales could be our new year’s resolutions rather than the weather. One of the main trends in the ice-cream business is customers shunning traditional products because of healthy eating or other […]

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A.J. Gallagher's 'clean coal' business draws ire of green investors

BOSTON (Reuters) – Two of America’s best-known green investors are reassessing their stakes in global insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co’s after a Reuters investigation into the company’s lucrative side-business in “clean coal”. A.J. Gallagher (AJG.N) has invested in 34 facilities producing so-called refined coal, which is chemically treated to make it burn cleaner and heavily subsidized by the […]

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With Delta's help, Martin Luther King Jr. park in Atlanta to remain open

Partial government shutdown creating big losses for the travel and tourism industry The U.S. Travel Association says the shutdown is costing their industry more than $150 million a day and some 82 percent of tour operators say they’ve made changes to their itineraries. Thanks to an $83,500 grant from Delta Air Lines, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historical Park […]

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UPDATE 1-Turkish central bank says lifts some reserve requirements

(Adds details, background) ISTANBUL, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Turkey’s central bank said on Friday it had decided to exclude bank deposits of official institutions from liabilities subject to reserve requirements. Analysts said the move would help state banks, which hold a large portion of deposits from official institutions, to free up liquidity to offer loans more easily. As of November, […]

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A.J. Gallagher’s 'clean coal' business draws ire of green investors

BOSTON (Reuters) – Two of America’s best-known green investors are reassessing their stakes in global insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co after a Reuters investigation into the company’s lucrative side-business in “clean coal”. A.J. Gallagher (AJG.N) has invested in 34 facilities producing so-called refined coal, which is chemically treated to make it burn cleaner and heavily subsidized by the […]

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Job Cuts Show Tesla’s Not That Different From Other Carmakers

Tesla Inc. prides itself on doing things differently than the major carmakers it’s trying to unseat: a loose interpretation of meeting targets, building autos in a tent and a chief executive officer who sleeps at the factory — all fueled by a mission to make transport sustainable. On Friday, the electric-car leader moved a bit closer to being the real […]

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