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Domestic violence charges against Derrius Guice dismissed

Former Washington running back Derrius Guice is no longer facing criminal domestic violence charges. Guice was arrested last August and charged with one felony count of strangulation and four misdemeanors after a series of incidents involving the same woman. He was waived by Washington shortly after news of the arrest came to light. The felony […]

Lifestyle

Pleistocene sediment DNA from Denisova Cave

Max Planck researchers have analyzed DNA from 728 sediment samples from Denisova Cave. Their study provides unprecedented detail about the occupation of the site by both archaic and modern humans over 300,000 years. The researchers detected the DNA of Neandertals and Denisovans, the two forms of archaic hominins who inhabited the cave, and—for the first […]

Business

Bitcoin Drops below $35,000 As China Intensifies Crackdown

Bitcoin plunged on Monday amid a nationwide crackdown against cryptocurrency mining in China. The world’s largest cryptocurrency dropped 1.17% to $34,998.68 as of 0815 hours IST on June 21 on coinmarketcap.com Index. On June 18, the local authorities at the southwest province of China’s Sichuan Province had ordered a halt on mining Bitcoins amid concerns […]

Technology

Google delays blocking third-party cookies in Chrome until 2023

Google is announcing today that it is delaying its plans to phase out third-party cookies in the Chrome browser until 2023, a year or so later than originally planned. Other browsers like Safari and Firefox have already implemented some blocking against third-party tracking cookies, but Chrome is the most-used desktop browser, and so its shift […]

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Boy who started sleeping in tent after friend died still outside 452 days later

At 8pm each night, 11-year-old Max Woosey puts on his pyjamas, collects up his teddies, his Beanos and his torch, says goodnight to his parents and makes his way to the garden. Because it is here in a tent he sleeps, every single night, and has done now come sub-zero frosts, heatwaves, and even Storm […]

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Baker Mayfield’s agent thinks contract will get done this summer

Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield said earlier this month that he isn’t in a rush to sign a contract extension, but one of his agents does not think he’s going to have to wait too long. Jack Mills told Tony Grossi of WKNR that he doesn’t feel the need to wait for Bills quarterback Josh Allen […]

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Scientists uncover new mechanism that enables development of cancer

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered a new mechanism that activates specific genes, leading to the development of cancers. They showed that a mutation that fuses two unrelated genes can promote a process similar to that observed when oil and water are […]

Business

Majority of Delta shareholders vote for disclosure of climate lobbying efforts

A majority of Delta Air Line Inc’s (DAL.N) shareholders voted in favor of making the airline disclose its climate lobbying efforts, as per preliminary results at the company’s annual general meeting on Thursday. The motion comes amid rising pressure on companies from investors, activists and governments to match global efforts to combat climate change. The […]

Technology

Volvo won’t charge extra for its upcoming electric vehicles with lidar sensors

Volvo plans on offering the lidar — and artificial intelligence-powered safety features — of its upcoming electric vehicle as standard, but the Swedish automaker plans on charging extra for its semi-autonomous systems, like the hands-free Highway Pilot. Volvo’s fully electric successor to the XC90 SUV, to be revealed in 2022, will have two new components […]

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Food addict drops eight dress sizes after removing 75% of her stomach in £10k op

A food addict has had most of her stomach removed in a bid to tackle her weight problems once and for all. Sophie Goodman spent £10,000 on surgery to have 75 per cent of her stomach taken away so she was forced to permanently eat less. The 25-year-old from Manchester had struggled with diets for […]