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Deatrich Wise re-signs with Patriots

The Patriots have been busy sealing agreements with free agents from other teams on Monday and they found some time to re-sign one of their own as well. Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports that defensive end Deatrich Wise has agreed to a new deal with the team. No terms of the contract were included in […]

Lifestyle

Ending tuberculosis is a race against time and drug resistance

The tuberculosis (TB) burden in the WHO European Region as a whole is decreasing, and is down 19% overall for 2015-2019, according to the latest WHO/European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) report Tuberculosis surveillance and monitoring in Europe 2021 (2019 data). Regional TB mortality has gone down, declining by 9.4% between 2018 and […]

Business

Credit Suisse CEO Gottstein earns less than predecessor Thiam

Credit Suisse Chief Executive Thomas Gottstein earned less than predecessor Tidjane Thiam in his first year in the role, the bank’s annual report showed on Thursday, as the bank was hit in 2020 by a slew of legal and impairment headaches and as bonuses were also impacted by higher anticipated credit losses. Gottstein, who became […]

Technology

Slack’s new DM feature can be used to send abuse and harassment with just an invite

n response to this article and others, Slack has issued a statement signaling it plans to remove the optional message feature attached to its Slack Connect DM invites. Here is Slack’s full statement from Jonathan Prince, its vice president of communications and policy: After rolling out Slack Connect DMs this morning, we received valuable feedback […]

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Ex-wife of man ‘murdered’ at Barrymore pool party still hopes for justice

The ex-wife of Stuart Lubbock says she hopes to finally find out the truth about the night before he was found dead in Michael Barrymore’s pool. Sue Homan has called for justice for 20 years, after the butcher was found in the swimming pool of the entertainer’s Essex mansion in 2001. Detectives arrested a man, […]

Sport

Texans agree to deal with Maliek Collins

Maliek Collins is on the move to Houston. Collins has agreed to a one-year contract with the Texans, agent Drew Rosenhaus tells PFT. A 310-pound defensive tackle, Collins was a third-round pick of the Cowboys in 2016. He played four years in Dallas before signing a one-year contract with the Raiders last year. When healthy, […]

Lifestyle

Reading minds with ultrasound: A less-invasive technique to decode the brain’s intentions

What is happening in your brain as you are scrolling through this page? In other words, which areas of your brain are active, which neurons are talking to which others, and what signals are they sending to your muscles? Mapping neural activity to corresponding behaviors is a major goal for neuroscientists developing brain-machine interfaces (BMIs): […]

Business

Japanese judiciary sends conflicting signals to nuclear industry

Japanese courts delivered conflicting rulings on two nuclear reactors on Wednesday, lifting an injunction on one and slapping a no-restart order on another, highlighting the fitful state of the industry’s recovery 10 years after the Fukushima disaster. The rulings come after Japan’s atomic regulator publicly rebuked Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) this week for […]

Technology

LG’s brightest OLED TV ever starts at $2,200

LG today announced the pricing for its 2021 lineup of 4K OLED TVs. The most buzz-worthy part for home theater enthusiasts is the new G1 series, which includes LG’s new “OLED evo” panel with a brighter picture than any of the company’s past OLEDs. But the G1 doesn’t come cheap: it’s $2,199 for a 55-inch […]

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Single mum with lifetime of stained teeth transforms to looking 12 years younger

Tracey became a shell in her marriage and started to feel like she had disappeared. The supermarket worker, from Exeter, was married for 20 years but spent the last five in a very unhappy place. Three years ago while six stone heavier she was binge eating, drinking whole bottles of wine to herself and smoking […]