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Make Your Fishing Trip More Successful With These Tips

Fishing is something that almost anyone can enjoy. Many people participate in the sport of fishing because they seek calm and solitude, while others go fishing for the excitement and thrill of catching a delicious main course for dinner. Regardless of motivation, the important thing for anyone interested in this hobby is to educate themselves […]

Sport

Chiefs put Byron Pringle on injured reserve

The Chiefs will be down one of their wide receivers for at least the next three games. The team announced that wide receiver Byron Pringle has been placed on injured reserve. Pringle injured his ankle in last Sunday’s win over the Raiders. Pringle had nine catches for 108 yards while appearing in all 10 games. […]

Lifestyle

Veterans’ substance use has devastating impact on family members

The families of veterans with substance use problems struggle with high levels of isolation and loneliness and experience extreme distress and despair, a new report has revealed. The report, by researchers at the University of York, also found that the families of veterans with substance use problems are unlikely to seek or be offered help, […]

Business

Britain’s Arcadia could fall into administration next week

Retail magnate Philip Green’s Arcadia, which owns Topshop and many other British fashion brands, said it was working on a number of options to secure its future after the COVID-19 pandemic hammered its business. The group risked going into administration within days, threatening 15,000 jobs. “The forced closure of our stores for sustained periods as […]

Technology

Republicans learned to live with Big Tech in latest CEO hearing

When Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) initially called for Tuesday’s hearing with the chief executives of Facebook and Twitter, it was done suddenly. It was done loudly. And it was done during the last few crucial weeks before the 2020 presidential election. On October 15th, the two Republican senators held an impromptu […]

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Medals for nuclear test veterans hope as decision due after Mirror campaign

A decision is imminent on the plea to give a medal to Britain’s nuclear veterans. The Mirror’s Medal for Heroes campaign demanded in 2018 that the estimated 1,500 survivors of Cold War bomb tests should finally get a gong. They have never been given formal thanks for taking part in the biggest ­tri-service operation since […]

Sport

49ers CB K’Waun Williams suspended two games

49ers cornerback K’Waun Williams will miss the next two games. The NFL announced on Tuesday that Williams has been suspended two games for a violation of the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Williams did not play in Week 10 because of an ankle injury and had a stint on injured reserve earlier this season. He […]

Lifestyle

Social distancing research at train stations makes platforms safer

To improve safety at train stations and tackle busy hotspots, ProRail, the authority that runs the Dutch rail infractructure, anonymously measures crowd dynamics of travelers. Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) assists the railway manager with the analysis and also uses the information to investigate the behavior of crowds. That behavior has completely changed due to […]

Business

Blackstone, JD.com among bidders for FANCL Asia business

Blackstone and Chinese online retailer JD.com are among more than 10 parties to bid for CMC Holdings, the sole distributor of FANCL’s skincare products in Asia outside Japan, people with direct knowledge of the matter said. Bain Capital, Carlyle, MBK Partners, Sequoia Capital and CITIC Capital are also among the bidders for CMC, valuing the […]

Technology

1Password updated for Big Sur with Apple Watch unlock support

1Password, one of the most popular password management services, has been updated for macOS Big Sur today, adding several new features that take advantage of the new capabilities of the operating system. Chief among those is the option to use your Apple Watch to unlock 1Password: if enabled, you’ll get a pop-up on your watch […]