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Antonio Brown working out with Russell Wilson

A report in May out of Seattle indicated Russell Wilson wants the Seahawks to sign Antonio Brown. Now, it appears the two are working out together, which should only intensify the Brown-to-Seattle talk. The receiver posted videos on his Instagram story Wednesday, and Ben Arthur of the Seattle Post Intelligencer made the connection. Brown is […]

Lifestyle

Age research: A low level of the stress hormone cortisol contributes to the ageing process

Why do we age? What exactly is happening in our bodies? And can we do anything about it? Mankind has sought answers to these questions since time immemorial. While the pharmaceutical scientists Alexandra K. Kiemer and Jessica Hoppstädter from Saarland University are not claiming to have solved this ancient problem, they have uncovered processes within […]

Business

Potential Ryanair job cuts remain at 3,000: spokeswoman

Ryanair (RYA.I) is still planning around 3,000 additional job losses if it cannot agree pay cuts with pilots and cabin crew, a spokeswoman for the airline said on Wednesday. Group Chief Executive Michael O’Leary earlier told the BBC that the airline had announced about 3,500 job losses, but the spokeswoman later clarified that Ryanair’s plans […]

Technology

New analysis of one billion leaked credentials reveals that most people reuse weak passwords

Companies like Google, Microsoft, and even non-profits like the National Cyber Security Alliance all want to kill the password in the near future. In the meantime, passwords remain the most used tool for securing online accounts, and people aren’t getting any better at choosing adequate ones that would make life more difficult for hackers.Every year […]

News

Boy, 3, killed in crash after car slammed into shop wall named as Xander Irvine

A boy who was killed in a crash after a car mounted the pavement and slammed into a wall has been named as three-year-old Xander Irvine. In a tribute, Xander’s ‘devastated’ parents described him as a ‘happy, bubbly, intelligent little boy’ who loved playing with cars and lego, adding that ‘he enriched the lives of […]

Sport

87 investment firms ask Nike, FedEx, Pepsi to stop doing business with Washington franchise

As the NFL fails and refuses to pressure Washington owner Daniel Snyder to change the dictionary-defined slur that has been the team’s name for decades, NFL sponsors are being lobbied to do what the NFL won’t do. Via Mary Emily O’Hara of AdWeek, 87 investment firms representing $620 billion in assets sent letters last week […]

Lifestyle

Scientists discover a new mechanism controlling liver cancer development

Researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) have discovered a mechanism controlling the development of a type of liver cancer. This study, published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), partly funded by the Spanish Association Against Cancer, has identified a protein that, when blocked, dramatically reduces the impact […]

Business

India asks telcos, internet firms to block banned Chinese apps, ByteDance to hold talks

India has ordered telecom companies and other internet providers to stop access to 59 banned Chinese-origin apps, intensifying efforts to crack down on such businesses following a border clash between the nations. The Department of Telecommunications (DOT) said internet operators should “immediately block” access to such apps and their websites, warning of legal action if […]

Technology

Walmart is transforming parking lots into makeshift drive-in theaters this summer

Walmart is as anxious as anyone to get back to theaters this summer… so much so, in fact, that they’re taking matters into their own hands by partnering with Tribeca Enterprises to transform some store parking lots into drive-in movie theaters. It’s an interesting proposition but one that also presents some unique challenges.The big-box retailer […]

News

Jeffrey Epstein ‘raped woman at 17 while Prince Andrew was in other room’

Prince Andrew was at Jeffrey Epstein’s New York mansion when the disgraced paedophile financier raped a 17-year-old girl, a new lawsuit claims. Caroline Kaufman, now 26, accused the billionaire of raping her during a ‘modelling interview’ in December 2010. Before the assault she says she was taken to a private area by an ‘older woman’ […]