#North American


Tiger Cubs Born At Wildlife Safari Aid Conservation Efforts

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, Riya uncharacteristically refused her dinner. For Sarah Huse, Carnivore Supervisor, this meant the birthing process had begun for the Sumatran tiger. From that evening to the next morning, staff took shifts watching the remote video feed in their office to monitor Riya’s progress. Every adjustment...
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Charlie Watts has withdrawn from the Rolling Stones’ North American tour.

Charlie Watts has withdrawn from the Rolling Stones’ North American tour. Charlie Watts, a member of the Rolling Stones, has had to withdraw from the band’s US tour due to an emergency procedure. According to reports, the famed drummer, 80, underwent a “successful treatment” in London after a regular check-up...
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Rolling Stones’ drummer Charlie Watts likely to miss tour following surgery

Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts will likely miss the band’s upcoming U.S. tour to allow him to recover from an unspecified medical procedure. A spokesperson for the musician said the procedure was “completely successful” but that Watts needs time to recuperate. The Stones are set to resume their No Filter tour with a stadium show on Sept. 26 in St. Louis following a 16-month postponement due to the pandemic.
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Hugo Boss’ Comeback Strategy: Youth, Lifestyle and Lashings of Data

Click here to read the full article. Hugo Boss’ new chief executive officer Daniel Grieder has been in the apparel industry for almost 40 years. More than half of those were spent with Tommy Hilfiger, one of Boss’ biggest competitors. Grieder helped introduce the Hilfiger label to Europeans and, after 2014 when the brand was bought by PVH Corp., he headed Tommy Hilfiger Global and PVH Europe. Then last year, after several attempts to lure the Swiss businessman to Hugo Boss, Grieder finally agreed to take on a company that some would probably have described as a brand struggling to stay...

Charlie Watts sitting out Rolling Stones’ upcoming U.S. tour

The Rolling Stones' rescheduled North American tour is set to start at the end of September, but it looks like drummer Charlie Watts will be sitting this one out. According to a statement from the band, Watts, who turned 80 in June, is recovering from a “completely successful” medical procedure, needs rest and recovery time, and will "unlikely to be available.”
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New study suggests its time to fight fire with fire

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — According to a recently published scientific study, the United States has been fighting wildfires incorrectly for decades. As much of the western U.S. continues to burn, a team of scientists from leading research universities has published a synthesis of the scientific literature outlining the “urgent need for change” in the way wildfires are battled during the onset of climate change.

Sierra Nevada red fox to be listed as an endangered species

The Sierra Nevada red fox is to be listed as an endangered species following a decision by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday. The slender, bushy-tailed fox is one of the rarest mammals in the U.S., and its population has been threatened since the 1970s. According to the federal wildlife officials, the population of the red foxes has dropped to just 40 in an area stretching from Lake Tahoe to the south of Yosemite National Park in California.
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Monthly First Friday Art Trail features something for everyone

The August First Friday Art Trail, a free, self-guided public art tour, is scheduled for 6-9 p.m. Friday in downtown Lubbock. The trail features a variety of art centers, museums, galleries and businesses with an ever-changing array of exhibits in all media. This month's galleries and exhibits include:. Louise Hopkins...

American Honda names Noriya Kaihara as new CEO

LOS ANGELES — American Honda Motor Co. CEO Shinji Aoyama will leave his post as head of U.S. and North American operations on Oct. 1 to dedicate himself to a new role as full-time global officer in charge of electrification, Honda said late Wednesday. Aoyama will be replaced in North...
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Heavy spending on driver incentives weighs on Uber’s performance

Heavy spending on incentives to address driver shortages weighed on Uber’s rideshare business, dragging down its overall performance as it continues to deal with the effects of the pandemic. Uber’s adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation — the company’s preferred metric for the health of its underlying businesses...
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SwitchArcade Presents: Talking ‘Clockwork Aquario’ and Westone with Ryuichi Nishizawa

Hello, friends. We’ve once again had an opportunity to have a sit-down with one of the people behind the games we love. This time around, it’s Ryuichi Nishizawa. Now a freelance game creator, he’s perhaps best known for being one of the founders of Westone Bit Entertainment. Established in 1986, the company was the developer behind the popular Wonder Boy/Monster World series of action games. Back in the early 1990s the company planned to exit the arcade market with a bang through a game called Clockwork Aquario, but it was unfortunately canceled before it could release.

Fidelity purchases 7.4% stake in Marathon Digital Holdings for $20M

Multinational financial services firm, Fidelity Investments, has announced the purchase of a 7.4% stake of major North American mining company, Marathon Digital Holdings. Marathon currently operates 19,000 miners, with a further 100,000 machines slated for deployment over the next 12 months. With $4.9 trillion in assets under management Fidelity is one of the world’s largest financial service companies and has serviced more than 35 million clients worldwide.