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Hotels And The Things You Should Be Aware Of

From small motels to five-star hotels, the US is home to thousands of accommodations. A nice hotel makes your trip that much better but a bad hotel can quickly ruin any trip. Read on for help in finding a great hotel. Before making reservations at a hotel, check the online review sites. These sites will […]

Sport

Michael Davis is re-signing with the Chargers

The Chargers parted ways with one cornerback when they released Casey Hayward over the weekend, but they are holding onto another member of the group. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the team is re-signing Michael Davis ahead of the start of the new league year on Wednesday. It is a three-year deal for […]

Lifestyle

More primary care physicians could mean gains in life expectancy, fewer deaths

People who have primary care physicians tend to have better health care, to receive timelier diagnoses and to get more prompt treatment when it is needed. So, it comes as small surprise that reliable access to primary care has been linked to better patient outcomes overall. Now a new study led by researchers at Harvard […]

Business

China delivers on threats to rein in internet economy

On Tuesday, Chinese livestreaming e-commerce came under scrutiny. On Thursday, it was “deepfakes”. And earlier this month, Chinese authorities imposed fines on operators of community group buying platforms. Beijing is making good on its threats to clamp down on the sprawling “platform economy”, with President Xi Jinping weighing in on the need to rein in […]

Technology

Amazon adds annoying streaming service buttons to its Fire TV remote

Amazon is coming out with a third generation of its Alexa Voice Remote, and it includes some unwelcome new buttons that will take you to the Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney Plus, and Hulu apps. If you’re one of the people who subscribes to and regularly uses all of those exact streaming services, this remote could […]

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Detective who quit after catching double killer ‘could have found more victims’

A detective who lost his career after catching a double killer says he believes he could have found more victims if given the chance. It is 10 years to the day since Sian O’Callaghan, 22, went missing while walking home from a nightclub. The popular office worker had been partying in Swindon, Wiltshire before she […]

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Dee Ford, 49ers agree to terms on restructured two-year deal

Dee Ford played only one game for the 49ers in 2020, missing the rest of the season with a back injury. After signing a five-year, $85.5 million contraction in 2019, Ford had an injury guarantee that would make $11.6 million fully guaranteed if he were on the roster on April 1. The 49ers could not […]

Lifestyle

Total knee replacement cost effective for patients with osteoarthritis and extreme obesity

Total knee replacement (TKR) surgery is cost-effective in patients with severe obesity (BMI of 40Kg/m2 or greater) and end-stage osteoarthritis. Typically, surgeons hesitate to perform TKR in these patients because they tend to have high rates of complications post-surgery. Findings from a cost-effectiveness analysis are published in Annals of Internal Medicine. Obesity is a major […]

Business

ECB’s Lagarde warns stimulus may take some time to show up

The European Central Bank may need some time before the recently agreed acceleration in the pace of money printing, part of its efforts to cushion the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, becomes apparent, ECB President Christine Lagarde said on Thursday. Investors have been scrutinising the ECB’s weekly purchase data for evidence of the central bank’s […]

Technology

The lower-cost OnePlus 9R is official, and it sounds surprisingly strong

Yesterday’s OnePlus event covered the high-end 9 and 9 Pro, but outside of that spotlight, the company has quietly revealed a smartly specced, less-expensive model: the OnePlus 9R. CEO Pete Lau confirmed last week that the 9R was on the way and would launch in India. It’s now listed on the company’s Indian website starting […]