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FBI releases photos of suspects wanted in alleged assault on officer during Capitol riot

“Kill him with his own gun,” the officer said rioters chanted as they tried tried to take his weapon. Federal authorities released photos Sunday of seven suspects wanted in an alleged assault on a Washington, D.C., police officer during the deadly pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol. In a statement, the FBI alleged that the […]

Sport

Report: Phillies agree to 1-year, $6M deal with Archie Bradley

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Phillies and reliever Archie Bradley have agreed to a one-year, $6 million contract, according to a report. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement is pending a successful physical. The right-hander was 2-0 with a 2.95 ERA and six saves in 16 games last […]

Lifestyle

Conflict between divorced parents can lead to mental health problems in children

Conflict between divorced or separated parents increases the risk of children developing physical and mental health problems. A new study from the Arizona State University Research and Education Advancing Children’s Health (REACH) Institute has found that children experience fear of being abandoned when their divorced or separated parents engage in conflict. Worrying about being abandoned […]

Business

BT faces £600m lawsuit over ‘historical overcharging’

BT is facing a class action lawsuit over claims it failed to compensate elderly customers who were overcharged for landlines for years. In 2017, Ofcom said people who only had a landline telephone were “getting poor value for money in a market that is not serving them well enough”. But campaigners are unhappy that “loyal […]

Technology

Nvidia announces $329 GeForce RTX 3060, available in February

Nvidia is announcing its new $329 GeForce RTX 3060 card today. While the company only just introduced an RTX 3060 Ti for $399 last month, this latest RTX 3060 addition is designed to replace the aging GTX 1060 Pascal cards that many PC gamers are still using today. The RTX 3060 will include 12GB of […]

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Woman arrested at inauguration checkpoint in D.C. said she was Cabinet member, police say

She displayed “a round metallic object later identified as a Military Police Challenge Coin” and said she was part of law enforcement, police said. A woman pretending to be “part of the presidential Cabinet” was arrested at an inauguration checkpoint in Washington, D.C., on Saturday morning. The woman, Linda Magovern, 63, was charged with impersonation […]

Sport

Mychael Givens, Rockies agree to 1-year, $4.05M contract

DENVER — Right-handed reliver Mychal Givens and the Colorado Rockies agreed Thursday to a $4.05 million, one-year contract. Colorado acquired Givens in a deal with Baltimore on Aug. 30. He allowed at least a run in five of 10 appearances for the Rockies. Givens appeared in 12 game for the Orioles before the trade and […]

Lifestyle

Enhanced oral uptake of exosomes opens cell therapy alternative

Cell-derived exosomes are effective in treating disease when mixed with the dominant protein in breast milk and given orally, a new Smidt Heart Institute study of laboratory mice shows. The findings, published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, could help develop new oral medications for treating patients with muscular dystrophy and heart failure. The […]

Business

Most difficult week I’ve had in this job in 20 years’

Over a week on from the end of the Brexit transition period some hauliers say they have faced long delays. They fear it will get worse before it gets better. “Last week was probably the most difficult week I’ve had in this job in 20 years,” says Pete White, transport manager at Whites Transport Services. […]

Technology

Airbnb says it’s working to block Capitol attackers from returning to Washington, DC

Ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20th, Airbnb has announced actions it’s taking to prevent members of the violent mob that attacked the US Capitol on January 6th from returning to Washington, DC. At the top of the list, Airbnb says it will ban people who were involved in the January […]