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Sports

Sochi hotels receive surge in bookings after Winter Olympics – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukKate Hopcraft, of Hotels.com, said: “Sport is such a powerful influence on our travel plans and our figures show the recent Winter Olympics have really put Sochi on the map. “Sochi was, until recently, a relatively unknown destination, but has so much …NBC releases Winter Olympics ratings dataNewsdayGoodbye, Sochi: Olympics Closing CeremonyThe Weather ChannelWinter Olympics […]

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Sports

NBC releases Winter Olympics ratings data – Newsday

NewsdayNBC announced Tuesday that its coverage of the 2014 Sochi Games reached more Americans through more platforms than any previous Winter Olympics. Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group, recently expressed mild frustration that media outlets …Biggest winners and losers from 2014 Sochi Winter OlympicsCBS sports.com (blog)So long, Sochi! Russia closes the most expensive Olympics […]

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So long, Sochi! Russia closes the most expensive Olympics ever – CBS News

CBS NewsSOCHI, Russia – Flushed with pride after a spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated 17 days of sport-driven global unity in Sochi on Sunday night with a farewell show that hands off the Winter Games to their next host, …Goodbye, Sochi: Olympics Closing CeremonyThe Weather ChannelFinal Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 medal […]

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tech

New rover camera may advance search for alien life – Business Standard

Business StandardThe next NASA rover to Mars or another planet may be quipped with a new “do-it-all” camera that can identify, photograph and even analyse patches of soil or rocks close up and far away, scientists say. The prototype of the Astrobiological Imager, developed …NASA Solves Mystery of Mars ‘Jelly Doughnut’The Weather ChannelNASA solves mystery […]

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Atlanta

Was Atlanta asleep at the wheel? – CNN

Was Atlanta asleep at the wheel?CNNAtlanta (CNN) — We’re world-class, Greater Atlanta boasts. We’re home to the world’s busiest airport, to the Braves and Georgia Tech. To CNN and the Weather Channel. We’re a mecca for conventioneers. We hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics. Today, that …Atlanta’s ability to handle winter storms questionedUSA TODAYSnowed-in Atlanta: Drivers […]

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chicago

Worst of Latest Arctic Blast Hits Midwest; Schools Canceled Again For … – The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel“Dangerously cold temperatures will continue in the Midwest for the start of the work week with wind chills in the -20s, -30s and -40s,” said weather.com meteorologist Chris Dolce. “In Chicago, the low temperature Tuesday morning will rival the coldest …Dangerous wind chills in the minus 30s overnightChicago TribuneArctic Blast Returns; Schools Closed, […]

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Los Angeles

Wildfire Near Los Angeles Only Smoldering; Most Evacuees Return – The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelGLENDORA, Calif. — A destructive wildfire above foothill suburbs northeast of Los Angeles was reduced to smoke and scattered flames Friday, and residents of all but one of the remaining evacuated neighborhoods were told they could go home. Flare-ups …Colby fire continues to burn above Glendora outside Los AngelesWashington PostScary Photos of Fire […]

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News

Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Passengers on a Russian polar expedition ship off Antarctica are getting a whiter Christmas than they probably wanted. The MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped in ice and is waiting for other ships with ice-breaking …Russian Passenger Ship Trapped in Antarctic IceTIMEAntarctic tourist ship trapped by sea iceSydney Morning HeraldPassenger […]

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tech

Working weekend? NASA astronauts gear up for Saturday spacewalk on ISS – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA pair of NASA astronauts are gearing up for a trio of spacewalks to fix a cooling loop aboard the International Space Station. The three-part show will take place Saturday, Monday and Wednesday – Christmas Day. Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Michael …Top 5 Space Station Repair Spacewalk DangersNational GeographicWaterbury’s Rick Mastracchio to Repair […]