Michael Nowicki

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Croatia invests in tourism and infrastructure amidst recession

May 3 (Bloomberg) — The recession in Croatia, which will join the European Union in July, will continue this year as private consumption and …

Air Canada cuts costs, but loses revenue due to weather in Q1

Air Canada reiterated a forecast that the cost of operating flights in 2013 will fall faster than originally predicted after business in the first …

Singapore needs a wholesale rethink of its tourism strategy

Faced with competition, Singapore’s tourism industry needs to offer more unique experiences that appeal to the discerning tourist<p>New attractions …

Gareth Bale will stay at Tottenham next season, says André Villas-Boas

André Villas-Boas says he has been promised that Gareth Bale will be at Tottenham Hotspur next season even if they do not reach the Champions League …

Lars Eller to remain hospitalized

MONTREAL -- The Montreal Canadiens are down a game and a key player early in their series with the Ottawa Senators.<p>Center Lars Eller suffered a …

Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

1) Coloccini back for Newcastle<p>Sam Allardyce's smuggest smug face. The West Ham United manager won't even have to twitch a muscle; no matter how …

Maki: Time for NHL to lift the veil regarding discipline on headshots

You'd think it would be as simple as, "Crack an opposing player in the head. Feel the NHL's wrath."<p>It happened that way in Game 1 of the Boston Bruins-Toronto Maple Leafs series, with the NHL suspending Boston's Andrew Ference for his unpenalized elbow shot on Toronto's Mikhail Grabovski. But not …

Derrick Rose Has Been Cleared To Play For 55 Days, But There's Still No Sign He's Coming Back

During the regular season it was trendy to defend Rose's decision to not play following surgery for a torn ACL, noting that only he knew how his body really felt and that he needed to be ready both physically and mentally.<p>But it has now been 55 days since Rose's doctor cleared him to play. His …

The world’s largest gathering left behind an ecological disaster

The Kumbh Mela, the Hindu festival billed as the world’s largest human gathering, received plenty of positive press during its 55-day run earlier this year. In February, I traveled to the Kumbh with a global health research team from Harvard, and wrote up many sunny observations of the Kumbh’s …

Harvard Business School

Only 65% of College Presidents Say It's 'Very Important' That Grads Get Good Jobs

And just wait until you see what they say about tuition.<p>Gallup released a survey today probing the various and sundry opinions of some 889 college and university presidents about the state of higher ed, and a few of their results have left me at a complete loss. Specifically, I'm talking the …

The faces of famine: Peter Power in Somalia

The Somalia famine was vastly more disastrous than the world realized, a new study has found. Nearly 260,000 people died in the famine between 2010 to 2012 – including 133,000 children under the age of five – making it one of the deadliest famines of the past 25 years. The death toll is about three …

No Somali pirate hijacking in nearly a year, says UN

The fight against Somali pirates has been so effective that they have not been able to mount a successful hijacking in nearly a year, the chair of …

As Russian journalists, our lives are black comedy and dark tragedy

Some of the stories are funny. Take mine, for example. I was fired from my job as editor of a popular science magazine for refusing to send a reporter along on Russian President Vladimir Putin's hang-gliding adventure, when he tried to lead a flock of Siberian cranes on a new migratory …

Journalism

NRA convention: Wayne LaPierre 'exploits people's fears,' says Mark Kelly

Mark Kelly, the husband of the former US Congress member Gabby Giffords who was shot in the head in the 2011 Tucson shooting, has called on the …

Study: Antibiotics May Prevent Men From Overtrusting Attractive Women

Japanese researchers believe they've found an antidote for men's susceptibility to femme fatales.<p>Keri Russell as a Russian spy who leverages her good looks (and considerable fighting skills) on <i>The Americans</i>. [FX]<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> Here are the stakes, according to a team of Japanese researchers: "In movies, …

Marco Rubio Won't Please Everyone, and Not Everyone in the GOP Is Very Pleased

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>There is only so much Marco Rubio will do to placate conservatives who oppose immigration reform. In …