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NHL draft: Kings trade up three times on second day

On Day 2 of the NHL Entry Draft, the Kings added three more prospects, enriching their organizational depth and hitting their targets, even if it meant swinging deals to do so. General Manager Rob Blake said Friday he was open to trades that bundled lower picks, and Saturday he consolidated six picks into three higher selections. He moved up twice in the second round and again in the third. Blake also made a minor trade with the Arizona Coyotes. The Kings sent forward Boko Imama and defenseman C...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Sports, Toronto, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Kings, Slovenia, Finland, Alps, NHL, Los-angeles-kings, Pirelli, Blake, Arizona Coyotes

Whicker: Ducks, Kings get two well-traveled kids who see an opportunity

Their upcoming journey to the Golden State will be their first. Mason McTavish and Brandt Clarke have had longer, stranger trips. In search of hockey in less COVID-19 friendly territory, McTavish spent part of last season in Switzerland. Clarke and his brother went to Slovakia, and then his brother left. They played against professional veterans, coped with the language as best they could and came out unscathed. They even adjusted to the surroundings in Frisco, Texas, home of the World Juniors, ...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Canada, Soccer, Switzerland, Kings, Finland, Clarke, Slovakia, NHL, MMA, Ducks, Calgary, Anaheim Ducks, Peterborough, Los Angeles Kings

Finland: FCCA Calls For Expanding The Obligation To Notify Mergers - Bird & Bird

According to the Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority ("FCCA"), the current national turnover thresholds allow harmful merges to escape scrutiny by the authority.
Tags: News, Finland, Notify Mergers Bird, Competition and Consumer Authority FCCA

Neutralizing antibodies persist against SARS-CoV-2 at least a year after infection

Researchers in Finland have conducted a study showing that the neutralizing bodies generated following infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) – the agent that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – generally persist for at least a year.
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The Digest’s Multi-Guide Slide to National Hydrogen Strategies: Finland

The Finns are flying when it comes to hydrogen and, even better, this national hydrogen strategy has some great green hydrogen factoids and charts whether hydrogen in Scandinavia tickles your fancy or not. For mobility, stationery power and above all, for industrial applications, here’s a can’t miss, must-read deck.
Tags: Finland, Scandinavia, 8-slide Guide, Digest, National Hydrogen Strategies

2021 NHL Draft: Top 10 Finnish Prospects

With many faces like Aleksander Barkov and Sebastian Aho becoming superstars in the NHL, Finland has become an even bigger hot spot for NHL talent. There are currently 59 active…
Tags: Sport, Finland, Hockey, NHL, Aleksander Barkov, NHL Entry Draft, Sebastian Aho, Aatu Räty, Samu Salminen, Oliver Kapanen, NHL Finland

Beyond Rights Licenses ‘Love It or List It’ for Local Versions in France, Finland – Global Bulletin

DISTRIBUTION Beyond Rights has kept the momentum going in distributing the popular property show “Love It or List It,” announcing two new versions being produced in Finland and France. In France, M6 licensed the format and is now in pre-production on its own version, while Finland’s Rabbit Films is producing an initial 10-episode run for […]
Tags: News, France, Global, BAFTA, Finland, France Finland, Krishnendu Majumdar, Global Bulletin, Beyond Rights

This Week In Running: July 19, 2021

The post This Week In Running: July 19, 2021 appeared first on iRunFar. We’ve got the latest from the Golden Trail World Series and the World Mountain Running Association’s World Cup, and of course we dig into the Hardrock 100 too. It’s Monday, so jump on for the ride! Dolomyths Run – Canazei, Italy High-elevation fog pushed the start of the Dolomyths Run back 30 minutes, and cut the race distance short too. The race was intended to be 22 kilometers and with a giant 1,700-meter (5,575 feet) c...
Tags: Washington, France, Spain, Sport, Austria, Italy, Running, Switzerland, Poland, Finland, Ohio, Norway, Vermont, Eagle, Ryan Smith, Mont Blanc

Matilda Castren: First Finnish Winner on LPGA Tour

Who was the first golfer from Finland to win on the LPGA Tour? Before June of 2021, that's a question that had no answer: No Finnish golfer had ever won on the LPGA. But now, the correct answer is Matilda Castren. Castren, in 2021, was still in rookie season on the LPGA, even though her rookie status began in 2020 (the COVID-19 pandemic caused status from 2020 to carry over to 2021). And at [Author: Golf Babes]
Tags: Sport, Golf, Finland, Golf Babes, Matilda Castren, Matilda Castren Castren

First Pro Win for Matilda Castren

Matilda Castren is now a professional golf champion. Castren earned her first win as a pro at the Symetra Tour's 2020 Mission Inn Resort and Club Championship. Castren, from Finland, finished a comfortable five strokes ahead of the second-place golfer. Castren was the only golfer in the three-round tournament to post two scores in the 60s, shooting 68-68 over the first two rounds. She closed [Author: Golf Babes]
Tags: Sport, Golf, Finland, Golf Babes, Matilda Castren, Castren

The Latest: 3 lawmakers who fled Texas over vote have virus

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Three of the Democratic state lawmakers who fled Texas to stymie a Republican-backed effort to impose broad new voting restrictions have tested positive for COVID-19 in the nation’s capital. The Texas House’s Democratic caucus says in a statement that one of the three tested positive on Friday and the others did so on Saturday. It didn’t release their names or conditions. It said all three were fully vaccinated against the disease. More than 50 Democratic Tex...
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The Latest: Masks return for employees at some Vegas casinos

By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Some Las Vegas resorts and casinos are again requiring employees to wear masks, a response to a recommendation by regional health officials amid rising COVID-19 case rates. The Southern Nevada Health District on Friday recommended that all people, vaccinated or not, wear face coverings in public settings such as stores, malls, casinos and events. The recommendation isn’t a mandate, but local media outlets reported that it prompted properties such as Westgate L...
Tags: Europe, London, Greece, France, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, Iran, Thailand, Britain, Soccer, Middle East, Arizona, Finland, Armenia

The Latest: Greek island resumes curfew as Covid cases rise

By The Associated Press ATHENS, Greece — The island of Mykonos has become the first location in Greece to have a curfew reimposed due to a spike in coronavirus cases. Greek authorities said Saturday that one in 10 individuals tested on the island in recent days tested positive. The 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. curfew took effect Saturday and authorities also imposed a round-the-clock ban on music in bars, cafes and restaurants starting 6 pm Saturday. Fines for renting out properties for parties of more than...
Tags: Europe, London, Greece, France, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, Iran, Thailand, Britain, Soccer, Middle East, Finland, Armenia, Astrazeneca

The Latest: Finns push for younger people to get vaccines

By The Associated Press HELSINKI — Residents in the Finnish capital were able to get coronavirus jabs without advance appointment on Saturday at four dedicated walk-in vaccination points in a one-day trial meant to lure young people in particular to get vaccinated. Health officials in Helsinki, a city of 631,000 inhabitants, urged all those aged 16 and above, and those 12 to 15 who belong to a risk group, to get vaccinated. “Now it’s possible to drop by and get the vaccine if you go for a walk o...
Tags: Europe, London, Greece, France, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, Iran, Thailand, Britain, Soccer, Middle East, Finland, Armenia, Astrazeneca

Disney+ August 2021 Schedule: Movies and TV Titles Revealed

Disney+ has revealed the full list of new movies and TV titles available on the streaming service this coming August 2021. This includes the highly-anticipated series debut of Marvel Studios’ first animated series What If…? which will reimagine significant events from the Infinity Saga in unexpected ways. In addition, three new episodes of Marvel Studios: Legends are also set to arrive, centering around Peggy Carter, The Avengers Initiative, and The Ravagers. Next month will also see the premier...
Tags: Star Wars, TV, Movies, Disney, America, TV News, Finland, Streaming, Pixar, National Geographic Channel, Marvel Studios, Mark Hamill, Luke Skywalker, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Peggy Carter, Ruff

Patrik Laine Hopes To Stay In Columbus

from, Patrik Laine said he would like to remain with the Columbus Blue Jackets and hopes he can flourish under new coach Brad Larsen. The 23-year-old forward can become a restricted free agent July 28. "I hope I can stay in Columbus," Laine said in remarks published by Aamulehti in Finland on Tuesday and translated by "This is the starting point, but you can never be sure what happens. I got traded once." Laine was acquired by the Blue Jackets with forward Jac...
Tags: Sport, Finland, NHL, Columbus, Patrik Laine, Columbus Blue Jackets, Winnipeg Jets, Blue Jackets, Laine, Jack Roslovic, Pierre Luc Dubois, Brad Larsen, Columbus Laine

Study finds clear association between hemoglobin levels and key cardiovascular traits

A new study led by the University of Oulu in Finland refutes the belief that high hemoglobin levels are always desirable for health.
Tags: Health, Finland, University of Oulu

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m speaking at Norbert Wiener in the 21st Century, a virtual conference hosted by The IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT), July 23-25, 2021. I’m speaking at DEFCON 29, August 5-8, 2021. I’m speaking (via Internet) at SHIFT Business Festival in Finland, August 25-26, 2021. I’ll be speaking at an Informa event on September 14, 2021. Details to come. I’m keynoting CIISec Live—an all-online event—September 15-16...
Tags: Uncategorized, Finland, Schneier, Defcon, Norbert Wiener, Plano Texas USA, Webmaster, IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology

Glow in the Dark Antlers

In Finland the Finnish Reindeer Herders Association paints reindeer antlers with fluorescent reflective paint to prevent cars from hitting them.  Finland estimates that over 4,000 reindeer die each year due to car accidents, at a cost of almost $18 million a year. From: Terrierman's Daily Dose To order the book.. [Author: PBurns]
Tags: Pets, Finland, PBurns, Reindeer Herders Association

Pekka Rinne Announces His Retirement

Nashville, Tenn. (July 13, 2021) - Nashville Predators goaltender and franchise icon Pekka Rinne announced his retirement from the NHL today following a decorated 15-year career. Rinne, 38 (11/3/82), retired after spending his entire 683-game NHL career with the Predators. He is etched in Nashville's record books as the franchise leader in nearly every goaltending category, including games played, wins (369), goals-against average (2.43), total TOI (39,413:29), shutouts (60) and saves (1...
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Finland Is Painting Deer Antlers With Reflective Paint (Thanks to Nancy Gill)
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Horse world saying “neigh” to cow leather as VTT trots out mushroom alternative 

In Finland, the equestrian industry can barely rein in their excitement as advances in the production of alternative leather made of mushroom could mean greener tack in their future.   Currently, most equestrian gear, such as halters, reins, and saddles, is made from cow hide leather. Work at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland could provide a similarly durable material that is cruelty-free and environmentally friendly. After overcoming size limitations of its production process, the Cen...
Tags: Finland, VTT Technical Research Centre, Vtt, Chemicals & Materials, VTT trots

Finnish Defence Forces Order Laser Sights & Image Intensifiers

The Finnish Defence Forces Logistic Command has ordered a variety of lasers and image intensifiers from Senop Finland. In total, the contract is worth more than 13.6 million Euros and the deliveries from Senop will continue towards the end of October of the next year. You can find information about the Senop M20 Tactical Laser […] Read More … The post Finnish Defence Forces Order Laser Sights & Image Intensifiers appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Finland, Lasers, Daily News, Laser Sights, MIL/LE, Senop, Finnish Defence Forces, Image Intensifiers, Defence Forces Logistic Command, Senop Finland

Finland Halts Deportations to Afghanistan After U.S. Troops Leave

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finland will temporarily halt deportations to Afghanistan because of potential instability there following the withdrawal of...
Tags: Afghanistan, Finland, Helsinki, Reuters Finland

Making deer glow to prevent cars from hitting them

The Finnish Reindeer Herders Association is hoping that painting deer with fluorescent paint could reduce the number of reindeer killed by cars. According to Smithsonian, around 4,000 deer dies this way every year in accidents that result in 15 million Euros in damage. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Smithsonian, Finland, Automobiles, Reindeer, Car Accidents, Reindeer Herders Association

Best XI: Euro 2020 team of the tournament

Euro 2020 team of the tournament 622 players were called up to represent their national teams at Euro 2020 with 484 of these seeing action.Poland’s Kacper Kozłowski and Jude Bellingham of England were the youngest to feature, both aged just 17.At the other end of the spectrum, 38 year olds Pepe and Maarten Stekelenburg made four appearance each for Portugal and Netherlands respectively.Some players rose to the occasion of playing on such a huge stage so here is the 101 Great Goals team of the to...
Tags: England, Milan, Wales, France, Scotland, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sport, Iran, Bbc, Czech Republic, Hungary, Munich, Soccer, Premier League

Top 20 moments & matches that made Euro 2020 so memorable

Top 20 moments & matches of Euro 2020 This may be a case of recency bias, but many would argue that Euro 2020 was one of the most memorable major tournaments in living memory.The Covid-19 pandemic meant that everyone, regardless of age, wealth, religion or race, was forced to stay indoors to protect others.But nothing brings everybody together quite like an international sporting event.Euro 2020, taking place a year later than advertised, was a welcome release given this backdrop and the tournam...
Tags: Europe, England, Wales, France, Germany, Russia, Spain, Sport, Turkey, Ukraine, Rome, Czech Republic, Budapest, Hungary, Munich, Soccer

Top 10 best goals scored at Euro 2020

Top 10 best goals scored at Euro 2020 142 goals were scored at this summer’s European Championships, an average of 2.78 per match.That is the highest average at any Euros ever and the last time a World Cup witnessed this many goal per game was Spain ’82 (2.81) which was also won by Italy.So, we’ve looked back at all the goals and complied a list of the ten best scored at Euro 2020. 10: Karim Benzema vs Portugal – group stages Number ten on the list, similar to others to come, is less about the...
Tags: Europe, UK, England, France, Scotland, Russia, Spain, Sport, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Austria, Soccer, Chelsea, Manchester United, Italy, Netherlands

Why did tougher COVID restrictions help state economies?

In April 2020, with the pandemic in full swing, the Economist published: “A Grim Calculus: COVID-19 presents stark choices between life, death and the economy.” Soon Americans were blaming the lockdowns for recession and, in the words of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, “the destruction of millions of lives across America… without any corresponding benefit in COVID mortality.” Before the end of the year, some states, notably Texas, were ending COVID restrictions with the goal of improving their ec...
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The Latest: Largest Navajo Nation casino is set to reopen

By The Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The largest of the Navajo Nation casinos is preparing to reopen for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began. The Twin Arrows Resort Casino east of Flagstaff has been closed since March 2020. Officials have planned a job fair Saturday ahead of the Monday reopening. The casino will have limited hours and a 50% occupancy level for now. Tribal President Jonathan Nez recently signed legislation that allows visitors to travel on the reservation, p...
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