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What Toto Wolff has said on Daniel Ricciardo joining Mercedes amid McLaren uncertainty

Hamilton signed a two-year deal with the Silver Arrows last year with many predicting it will be his last contract in F1. He’s previously indicated that he won’t replicate the likes of Kimi Raikkonen and Alonso in driving in F1 into his 40s. And that would leave Mercedes needing to find an experienced driver to […]

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Sports

Five US Open contenders including Kyrgios amid Novak Djokovic and Rafa Nadal uncertainty

Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal could be set to miss this year’s US Open, which is due to get underway later this month. Djokovic’s refusal to get the COVID-19 vaccination means he is currently unable to enter the United States, while Nadal is struggling with injury and hasn’t played since pulling out of this summer’s […]

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Science

Scientists Have Developed a New Way to Measure The Ever-Elusive Gravitational Constant

A team of physicists has used a pair of vibrating rods to measure the gravitational constant to incredibly fine precision. While the new technique has relatively high uncertainty, they hope that future improvements will provide a new pathway to nailing down this elusive constant.   The gravitational constant, denoted as G, is the fundamental building […]

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US

Spurred by world’s ‘uncertainty,’ Michelle Obama announces new book

“These past few years, I’ve been thinking about how to stay centered in a world filled with so much uncertainty,” Obama said in her social media post, which included a minute-and-a-half long video of her explaining her motivation for writing “The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times.” Obama cites the pandemic, the January 6 […]

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Automotive

Speed limiters to launch today despite UK driver uncertainty around new laws

All new cars, vans, trucks and buses will need to be fitted with an ISA. Existing ISA technology, which is already used in motorcycles, will need to be adapted for newer vehicles and the new regulations. Many manufacturers have already started including ISA technology in their vehicles, including Citroen, Ford, Honda, Jaguar and Volvo. In […]

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World

Ukraine war adds uncertainty about drafting Russians

The Detroit Red Wings have enjoyed tremendous success drafting Russians, but the war in Ukraine adds difficulty to doing so this year. “Russian players were hard to assess and evaluate because it was difficult early to get in there and then you weren’t getting in there at all, or going there,” Yzerman said Tuesday. “There’s […]

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World

Oil price fall: Fear of recession grows over uncertainty over future OPEC output

According to reports, Brent crude futures for September delivery fell $3.42 (£2.82), or three percent, to settle at $109.03 (£89.96) per barrel. The August contract, which expires on Thursday, fell $1.45 (£1.20), or 1.3 percent, to settle at $114.81)(£94.73) a barrel. The US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures fell $4.02 (£3.32), or 3.7 percent, […]

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Technology

Meta’s 3 Challenges: TikTok, Apple Challenges, And Reality Labs Uncertainty (META)

Derick Hudson/iStock Editorial via Getty Images Introduction Meta Platforms (NASDAQ:META) is cheap by many measures, yet it faces unparalleled challenges and uncertainties, including TikTok, Apple (AAPL) (IDFA), and its own Reality Labs. This series has 2 parts. Part 1 is a qualitative deep dive. I review some common bear thesis based upon its 3 major […]

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Finance

Market mayhem halts Boots sale amid growing economic uncertainty

Walgreens Boots Alliance, which put Boots up for sale in January, insisted it had received “significant interest” from prospective buyers. But it said that since then, global financial markets had suffered “unexpected and dramatic change”. Walgreens said the impact on the availability of financing meant no suitor was able to make an offer that “adequately […]

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Entertainment

Yellowstone flooding leaves uncertainty for farmers and ranchers in heavy-hit areas – Local News 8

By Eric Young Click here for updates on this story     CARBON COUNTY, Montana (Billings Gazette) — The recent flooding along the Yellowstone River has left major questions for Montana’s largest industry. Lost equipment and livestock on top of rising diesel, fertilizer and seed prices have put Carbon County farmers and ranchers in tougher-than-usual circumstances while […]