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Police union encourages officers to work 49ers games
A police union says it is again encouraging its officers to work at San Francisco 49ers home games despite statements about police by quarterback Colin Kaepernick. But the union emphasizes ...
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | San Francisco 49ers United States Police brutality Police Finland California The Star-Spangled Banner Police officer
Bruins sign former Panthers center Peter Mueller to tryout deal
The B's have signed right-shot center Peter Mueller to a Professional Try Out contract. The 28-year-old Mueller, the eighth overall pick in the 2006 draft, had a promising NHL career derailed by concussions. In his rookie 2007-08 year with the Coyotes, he posted 22-32-54 numbers.After a trade to Colorado, Mueller had to sit out the entire 2010-11 season because of concussion symptoms and was limited to just 32 games the next season.
5 points by Boston Herald | Ice hockey Concussion National Hockey League Phoenix Coyotes Finland Major League Baseball National Football League United States
Are Finns the fastest drivers?
The waiting is almost over for Formula One fans -- a new season is upon us.
50 points by CNN | Finland World Rally Championship Juha Kankkunen Tommi Mäkinen Kimi Räikkönen 1998 World Rally Championship season Subaru World Rally Team Mika Häkkinen
Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident
HELSINKI — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump’s remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country.
12 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Sweden Carl Bildt Scandinavia Finland Terrorism Donald Trump Moderate Party Foreign minister
Swedes scratch heads at Trump’s suggestion of attack
The comment prompted a barrage of social media reaction on Sunday        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Sweden Carl Bildt Scandinavia Finland Terrorism Associated Press Moderate Party Minister for Foreign Affairs
Sweden baffled by supposed terror attack
A lot happened in Sweden on Friday, but the attack suggested by Trump wasn't one of them.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Sweden Scandinavia Terrorism Nordic countries Dagens Nyheter Stockholm Finland Norway
Sweden mocks President Trump's remark about imaginary incident
Political leaders and residents in the Scandinavian country were confused and amused by Trump's statement.
3515 points by Daily News | Sweden Moderate Party Carl Bildt Scandinavia Fredrik Reinfeldt Prime minister English-language films Finland
Swedes scratch heads after Trump says 'look what's happening last night in Sweden'
Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remark that suggested a major incident had happened in Sweden. During a rally in Florida on Saturday, Trump said "look what's happening last night in Sweden" as he alluded to past terror attacks in Europe. The comment...
5389 points by Chicago Tribune | Sweden Finland Carl Bildt Donald Trump Moderate Party Minister for Foreign Affairs Fredrik Reinfeldt Jan Eliasson
Swedes ask what Trump’s ‘smoking’ after he cites phony terror attack
HELSINKI — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump’s remark that suggested a major incident had happened in Sweden. During a rally in Florida on Saturday, Trump said “look what’s happening last night in Sweden” as he alluded to past terror attacks in Europe. The comment has prompted a barrage of...
3 points by New York Post | Sweden Finland Carl Bildt Donald Trump Moderate Party Minister for Foreign Affairs Fredrik Reinfeldt Jan Eliasson
Swedes scratch heads at Trump's suggestion of major incident
HELSINKI — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remark that suggested a major incident had happened in Sweden.During a rally in Florida on Saturday, Trump said "look what's happening last night in Sweden" as he alluded to past terror attacks in Europe.The comment has prompted a barrage of social media reaction on Sunday.Former Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt tweeted , "Sweden? Terror attack? What has he been smoking? Questions abound."
1 points by Boston Herald | Sweden Finland Carl Bildt Donald Trump Moderate Party Minister for Foreign Affairs Fredrik Reinfeldt Jan Eliasson
Film Review: ‘Tom of Finland’
Ever since the bulbous, gorgeous gay erotica of one-time underground icon Tom of Finland crossed over from the locked drawer to the coffee table, it has been plagued by the same old line of discourse.
483 points by Variety | Gay Finland
Sister ski jumpers took leap into sport, will compete at Norge this weekend
Carrie Krueger took one look at the giant wooden ski jump near her home in the Chicago suburbs and said, "What kind of parent would let their kid on that?" Her kid, Hope, had a different reaction. She was enthralled by the children she saw leaping off the jump and soaring through the air. "I saw...
1053 points by Chicago Tribune | Ski jumping Skiing Olympic sports Finland International Ski Federation Nordic combined Winter sport Olympic Games
Baseball: Vince Brown is back as head coach at Foothill
Vince Brown is returning as baseball coach at Santa Ana Foothill after submitting his resignation under pressure to his principal last Thursday. In a tweet on Monday, Brown said, "Today, Dr. Williams and I had the opportunity to meet and discuss the future of Foothill baseball. This has been a...
30 points by Los Angeles Times | Coach Baseball Manager The Opportunity Future Monday Finland Week-day names
Finland & Sweden mull joining UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force
Finland and Sweden are contemplating joining an elite UK-led military group capable of mobilizing tens of thousands of soldiers to respond to a variety of threats anywhere in the world. Both Nordic non-NATO states received invitations over the weekend. Read Full Article at RT.com
607 points by Russia Today | Sweden European Union Norway Estonia Finland Nordic countries Swedish language Denmark
Goteborg: Finland Readies Incentives For International Shoots
GOTEBORG, Sweden The third Nordic country after Iceland and Norway to introduce an incentive programme to attract international film shoots, Finland will shortly award the first projects through the Tekes-Finnish Fund for Innovation, which is in charge of a first $10.6 million budget for 2017. “When the Finnish production incentive was announced in September 2016,... Read more »
140 points by Variety | Nordic countries Norway Sweden Finland Swedish language Scandinavia Finnish language Northern Europe
Baseball: Vince Brown is forced out at Foothill
Vince Brown, who helped turn around the Santa Ana Foothill program, has stepped down as baseball coach. Brown said he was informed by his principal on Thursday that he wanted to take the program "in a different direction." He said he was given the choice of resigning or being fired. He resigned....
3 points by Los Angeles Times | High school Termination of employment Coach Baseball Finland Manager Santa Claus Resignation
Goteborg: Modern Times Group SVOD Service Viaplay Sets 2017 Production Lineup
Owned by Sweden’s Modern Times Group – a leading international digital entertainment corporation headquartered in Stockholm – Scandinavian SVOD service Viaplay Nordic has presented a line-up of 17 new TV films and series at the at 40th Göteborg Film Festival. The roster came as Viaplay program director Fredrik Ljungberg re-confirmed that Viaplay, though it only... Read more »
6 points by Variety | Sweden Scandinavia Denmark Norway Nordic countries Finland Danish language Swedish language
Finland Sends ‘Olli Mäki’ to Oscar’s Foreign-Language Race
Juho Kuosmanen’s feature debut “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki” will compete on behalf of Finland for a foreign-language Oscar nomination. The black-and-white film world premiered at Cannes’s Un Certain Regard where it won a prize. Inspired by real events, “The Happiest Day of the Life of Olli Mäki” tells the story... Read more »
6 points by Variety | Film Academy Award Film director Foreign language Finland Language education Second language Sweden
Qatar to convert US embassy in London into luxury hotel
Qatar’s royal family has won approval to convert the iconic US embassy in London into a luxury hotel and retail site. Read Full Article at RT.com
33 points by Russia Today | Dwight D. Eisenhower Embassy of the United States in London London World War II Grosvenor Square Eero Saarinen Finland President of the United States
‘No way back, Sweden will never be what it was’: TV ad urges Swedes to ‘integrate’ with migrants
A Swedish TV ad made by a government-backed charity has urged citizens to accept that “Sweden will never be what it once was” and to find a way to “live side by side” with the growing number of migrants and refugees. Read Full Article at RT.com
2965 points by Russia Today | Sweden Population France Europe Immigration European Union Finland Refugee
Sweden tops Finland 6-3 in World Cup of Hockey warmup
GOTHENBURG, Sweden — Loui Eriksson and Patric Hornqvist scored twice each to lead Sweden past Finland 6-3 in the Scandinavian rivals' second warmup game for the World Cup of Hockey on Saturday.On Thursday, Finland won 3-2 in Helsinki in overtime.Rasmus Ristolainen and captain Mikko Koivu scored 3:05 apart in the middle period for Finland to cut the Swedish lead to 3-2 after Eriksson netted his two in the opening period and Hornqvist added one in the second.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Finland Sweden Ice hockey Mikko Koivu Ice hockey players at the 2010 Winter Olympics Week-day names Europe Baltic Sea
Venice: Syrian Conflict Docu ‘The War Show’ Wins Venice Days,’Sami Blood’ Scores Label Europa
VENICE, Italy — “The War Show,” a video-diary/road movie chronicling the civil war in Syria, co-directed by Syria’s Obaidah Zytoon and Denmark’s Andreas Dalsgaard  has won the Venice Days Award, the top nod in Venice’s independently run section. The prize is voted by a jury of twenty-eight young European buffs, presided this year by Canadian director Bruce LaBruce. Also... Read more »
116 points by Variety | Sweden Finland Scandinavia Norway Sami people Denmark Nordic countries Sami languages
Police union now says it's encouraging its members to work 49ers games despite Colin Kaepernick's actions
Less than a week after suggesting the San Francisco 49ers handle the Colin Kaepernick situation more to its liking or else, the Santa Clara Police Officers Assn. said Thursday it would encourage its members to continue working security at the team’s home games at Levi’s Stadium. While the 49ers...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | San Francisco 49ers Police Police brutality Police officer The Star-Spangled Banner Constable National Football League Finland