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How To Fish Like The Pros Do

Fishing is a great American pastime that lets even beginners have a fun time, and all they need is a hook, line and worm. Learning even one or two new tricks or techniques can make a significant improvement in your abilities. This article includes some interesting and useful tips to help you to better enjoy […]

Sport

Antonio Senzatela, Rockies agree to 1-year, $3 million contract

DENVER — Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies agreed Tuesday to a $3 million, one-year contract that avoided salary arbitration. A right-hander who turns 26 on Jan. 21, Senzatela was 5-3 with a 3.44 ERA in 12 starts last year. He earned $212,407 prorated from a $573,500 salary and had been eligible for arbitration for […]

Lifestyle

Record drop in cancer mortality for second straight year due to improved lung cancer treatment

Overall cancer death rates in the United States dropped continuously from 1991 through 2018 for a total decrease of 31%, including a 2.4% decline from 2017 to 2018. The news comes from the American Cancer Society’s annual Cancer Statistics, 2021 article, appearing in CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, and its consumer version, Cancer Facts […]

Business

Eurostar: Government urged to ‘safeguard’ rail firm’s future

A group of London business leaders has written to the government calling for financial support for the struggling rail firm Eurostar. In a letter to the Treasury and Department for Transport, they urge “swift action to safeguard its future”. Bosses of firms such as Fortnum & Mason signed the letter asking for access to government […]

Technology

Lenovo’s new Legion gaming laptops go all in on AMD’s latest Ryzen chips

Lenovo has a wave of new Legion gaming laptops at CES 2021, with overhauls across its entire lineup that all have three things in common: AMD’s latest next-gen Ryzen 5000 processors, Nvidia’s next-gen RTX GPUs, and intriguing starting price points. The flagship of the new 2021 lineup is the Lenovo Legion 7, which upgrades to […]

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Cowboys for Trump founder arrested after allegedly leading Capitol rioters in prayer

A New Mexico county official was arrested Sunday after federal authorities said he entered a restricted section of the U.S. Capitol during the deadly pro-Trump incursion and led rioters in prayer. Couy Griffin, an Otero County commissioner and founder of Cowboys for Trump, was arrested in Washington. D.C., and faces a single charge of knowingly […]

Sport

Corey Knebel, Dodgers agree to 1-year, $5.25 million contract

LOS ANGELES — New Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Corey Knebel agreed to a one-year, $5.25 million contract that avoided salary arbitration. The 29-year-old was acquired from Milwaukee on Dec. 2 ahead of the deadline for teams to offer 2021 contracts to unsigned players on their 40-man rosters. He earned $1,898,148 in prorated pay last year […]

Lifestyle

Organizations collaborate to develop international von Willebrand Disease guidelines

The American Society of Hematology (ASH), the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH), National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), and World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) have developed joint clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of von Willebrand Disease (VWD), the world’s most common inherited bleeding disorder. The guidelines were published today in Blood Advances. […]

Business

Putting UK, not GB, delayed my fish for 24 hours’

Two weeks into the UK’s new trading relationship with the EU, there appear to be teething troubles. Logistics firms have paused deliveries to the UK. Exporters point to huge increases in documentation required. And firms dealing with perishable produce say they have lost money over delays at border crossings. Some of these hurdles are likely […]

Technology

Lenovo’s ThinkBook Plus Gen 2 has an even bigger and better E Ink display on the lid

Lenovo is continuing to try to make the “laptop with a Kindle glued to the lid” aesthetic work at CES 2021, announcing the ThinkBook Plus Gen 2. It ups the ante from the original ThinkBook Plus with a bigger and better 12-inch E Ink panel on the lid, with a faster refresh rate, higher resolution, […]