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Steve Ballmer, Mukesh Ambani, François Pinault and Dietrich Mateschitz. How are these billionaires linked? These are the top billionaires who form the elite club of the world’s richest sports team owners.

Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries (RIL), which owns the popular Indian Premier League cricket franchise Mumbai Indians through a wholly-owned subsidiary, Indiawin Sports, is in the second spot with a net worth of $71.2 billion, as of January 31, on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. He trails Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO and owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, whose net worth stands at $83.6 billion, as of January 31, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.

François Pinault, owner of fashion brands such as Yves Saint Laurent and Gucci, is third on the list. Pinault owns a football team, the Stade Rennais FC. Red Bull energy drink company co-founder Dietrich Mateschitz comes in at fourth. He owns Formula

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One Person Shot as Clashes Erupt at Pro-Trump Protest in Washington State

OLYMPIA, Washington—Armed clashes broke out on the streets of Olympia, Washington on Saturday as multiple protest groups converged on the city, pitting pro-Trump demonstrators against counter-protesters and leaving at least one person shot.Washington State Patrol confirmed that one person was in custody after the shooting, according to the Seattle Times, though no details were immediately available on the condition of the victim.> Shots fired by one proud boy, counterprotestor hit and on the ground now. OlympiaProtest> > — Shauna Sowersby (@Shauna_Sowersby) December 12, 2020The shooting came after members of a pro-Trump “Stop the Steal” rally were joined by the Proud Boys and members of another group protesting COVID-19 restrictions as they faced off against counter-protesters. The groups spent hours taunting each other and engaging in scuffles, with many from both sides armed and decked

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Fashion from the red carpet

Noah Cyrus on the red carpet at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

Noah Cyrus wore an eye-catching Schiaparelli look on the red carpet for the 63rd Grammy Awards, which took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

It’s been a little over a year since COVID-19 shut down the world, and after being postponed earlier this year, the 63rd Grammy Awards is about to start its pandemic-era awards show at the Los Angeles Convention Center in downtown Los Angeles.

Usually, the music industry’s top artists hit the red carpet in over-the-top designer outfits. However, as has been the case during this year’s awards season, Sunday’s Grammy Awards is looking a little different on the style front. Some stars dressed for comfort as they win awards at home, while others appeared on the red carpet in designer looks from a Grammys show pretaped last week.

In Sunday’s early coverage, artists

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Best offers on clothing from Nike, Asos, H&M and more

The coronavirus pandemic has meant all non-essential businesses were closed when lockdown was announced on 23 March.

It’s had a detrimental impact on fashion shops across the UK. B2B magazine, Drapers reported in-store sales have dropped 84 per cent compared to 2019, and – despite online grocery sales surging – for the rest of the retail landscape things also look bleak.

Debenhams is closing five more stores across the UK, while Oasis and Warehouse have both permenantly closed after administraitors failed to find a buyer, which also includes around 2,000 jobs losses.

That said, prime minister Boris Johnson announced that all non-essential retailers can now reopen in England, including clothes shops, in the latest easing of lockdown restrictions.

Many shops are currently offering generous discounts on stock they’ve been unable to shift since March.

Here are all the details on what stores are offering what, so you

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