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Treasure hunters find whiskey that sank into Ontario lake in 1964

A group of treasure hunters searching a Canadian lake were successful in their attempt to find some unusual sunken treasure: a bottle of whiskey that has been in the lake since 1964. Dieter Mueller of Barrie, Ontario, said he has been fascinated by the tale of Otter Lake’s sunken whiskey ever since several bottles were […]

Sport

Raiders agree to terms with Divine Deablo

Like many of the teams around the league, the Raiders have gotten another draft pick under contract. Per NFL Media’s Mike Garafolo reports Las Vegas has agreed to terms with linebacker Divine Deablo. Selected at No. 80 overall in the third round, Deablo played his college ball at Virginia Tech. He was a first-team, All-ACC […]

Lifestyle

I thought I was the only one who secretly enjoyed the frazzled aftermath of a big night out

Every now and again a line from a movie leaps out of the screen and plants itself so firmly in my mind, it could have a tenancy agreement. It happened this week, during my favourite hangover pastime (pizza and Bruce Willis movies). The film: Die Hard With A Vengeance. Willis’s Detective John McClane, shirtless and […]

Business

EXCLUSIVE French delivery company Colis Privé postpones public listing

French parcel delivery company Colis Privé on Monday postponed for a few months its initial public offering (IPO) initially planned for early July, citing unfavourable market conditions. Although 2021 has been a record year for IPOs in Europe and globally, there are signs of investor fatigue. “We had very good initial contacts with investors that […]

Technology

Lightyear finds a manufacturer to build its solar-powered EV

Dutch startup Lightyear has found a manufacturing partner to build its solar-powered electric car, the Lightyear One. Finnish contract manufacturer Valmet Automotive signed a letter of intent with the startup this week, and the two companies plan to start building prototypes together in early 2022, with an eye on midyear for the beginning of production […]

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Roseate spoonbill spotted in Michigan for the first time

Wildlife officials in Michigan said the first roseate spoonbill bird ever spotted in the wild in the state might have escaped from a zoo. Birdwatchers have been gathering in Saline this week to capture photos of the bird native to Florida’s Gulf Coast, the Caribbean and parts of Central and South America. The Saline Police […]

Sport

Packers agree to terms with Amari Rodgers

The Packers have reached an agreement on a contract with one of their players with the last name of Rodgers. Not the Rodgers. But A. Rodgers nonetheless. Per Field Yates of ESPN, rookie receiver Amari Rodgers has agreed to his standard four-year deal. Green Bay selected Rodgers with the 85th pick in the third round […]

Business

Britain’s ASOS to sell Topshop apparel at Nordstrom stores in U.S. push

British online fashion retailer ASOS (ASOS.L) will sell Topshop apparel at Nordstrom (JWN.N) stores in a joint venture with the department store chain, it said on Monday, in an effort to reach more U.S. and Canadian customers. U.S.-based Nordstrom will buy a minority interest for an undisclosed sum in the Topshop, Topman, Miss Selfridge and […]

Technology

Google is bundling three months of HBO Max with the Chromecast for $64.99

Google has started selling a new bundle that gives you some premium entertainment to go along with the company’s Chromecast streaming gadget. For $64.99, you’ll get both the Chromecast with Google TV and three months of HBO Max. The device usually retails for $49.99, and HBO Max’s ad-free tier costs $14.99 per month, so you’re […]