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India signals it will continue to buy oil from Russia

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will prioritize its own energy needs and continue to buy oil from Russia, its foreign minister signaled Monday, as Western governments press Moscow with a price cap to squeeze its earnings from oil exports. Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar made the comments after...
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Squirrels And Cockroaches?

Everyone knew that Powell was going to take the hard line, and they were positioned for it. When he didn’t say anything, new markets rallied as shorts covered. The upcoming options expiration on December 16th is the largest of the year. The 4000 (S&P 500) level is immense. Those...
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Boxing Scene

Liam Smith: Eubank Trying to Box the Way Roy’s Got Him Boxing, I Can Capitalize On That

Liam Smith is licking his chops at the way Chris Eubank Jr. has been performing inside the ring lately. The longtime 154-pound contender will take on Eubank Jr. in a middleweight bout Jan. 21 at the AO Arena in Manchester, England. The announcement comes more than a month after Eubank’s scheduled 157-pound catchweight fight with Conor Benn was cancelled upon the revelation that Benn had tested positive for a banned substance. Benn is currently being investigated by the British Boxing Board of Control and UK-Anti Doping.

Review: The GMC Sierra Denali Ultimate Is a Triumphant Truck Do-Over

After inventing the entire segment in the early 2000s, GMC made an awkward discovery when it debuted its all-new Sierra full-size pickup for the 2020 model year: it had a major luxury truck problem. Having coasted for years on the reputation, strong sales and legacy of upscale accoutrements offered by its Sierra Denali sub-brand, GMC suddenly faced a market that had not only caught up with but in many cases surpassed what its workhorse had to offer.

49ers’ QB Jimmy Garoppolo out for season after suffering broken foot vs. Dolphins

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters on Sunday that quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will miss the rest of the season after suffering a broken left foot during Sunday’s 33-17 victory over the Miami Dolphins. Garoppolo was sacked for a 10-yard loss near the end of San Francisco’s first drive of the game, when Dolphins defensive lineman Jaelan Phillips appearing to land on Garoppolo’s foot. Garoppolo was carted off after suffering the injury on his team’s opening drive. Said Shanahan: “Just hearing it, it was pretty crushing. We know what Jimmy’s been through, how hard he’s worked at this.” Shanahan said Garoppolo “broke a few things” in his foot, and will need surgery.
The Quietus

Columnus Metallicus: The Best Heavy Metal Of 2022

TQ's metal specialist Kez Whelan selects his top twenty albums of 2022, and reflects on the last 12 months in heavy music. It may have increasingly felt like civilisation was crumbling away in 2022, but at least metal has continued to go from strength to strength. The new wave of old school death metal has continued to blossom, with the likes of Undeath, Acephalix, Golgothan Remains, Sedimentum and Innumerable Forms keeping heads banging for days, but most of the following list errs on the side of bands that really felt like they were charting out fresh paths through metal’s mossy undergrowth.

SD Board of Regents Meeting in Rapid City

The South Dakota Board of Regents will meet this week at the School of Mines in Rapid City. Board President Pam Roberts says an offcampus issue will be one of their agenda items…. Roberts says they also expect more updates on the SB55 process…. The legislature passed SB55...

Pella City Council to Discuss Smash Park Agreement Tuesday

During policy and planning following regular action items at their meeting Tuesday, the Pella City Council will discuss proposed amendments to a development agreement with RDP Holdings, LLC, and Pella Entertainment Group, LLC, for upcoming projects related to Smash Park. RDP Holdings and Pella Entertainment Group are requesting a two-year...

ONE Championship lands on FanDuel TV in the US

US gaming firm FanDuel has signed a new partnership with ONE Championship to broadcast the Singapore-based mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion’s events on its new television station and over-the-top (OTT) platform. The deal, which marks FanDuel’s first MMA rights acquisition, will see ONE Championship’s weekly Asia primetime events air...