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Dad horrified as man who helped kill his teenage son freed one year after trial

A father has been left devastated by the news that the man who helped kill his 18-year-old son is to walk free after only a year in prison. Much-loved aspiring boxer Connor Brown was killed in February 2019, while trying to protect others from thug Leighton Barrass, who had pulled out a knife in an […]

Sport

D’Andre Swift listed as limited practice participant Tuesday

The Lions played without running back D’Andre Swift in Week 11 after he landed in the concussion protocol last Thursday and a short week before this Thursday’s game against Houston didn’t leave him much time to get cleared. Swift is making some progress, however. He was listed as a limited participant in Tuesday’s practice, which […]

Lifestyle

What to know before visiting a loved one in a nursing home this holiday season

The first publicized U.S. outbreak of coronavirus took place in a nursing home in King County, Washington, in late February. A reported 81 nursing home residents were infected, as were 34 staff members and 14 visitors. As a result of the facility’s transmission control efforts, residents were confined to their rooms and visitors were prohibited, […]

Business

Credit Suisse shareholders approve final 2019 dividend payment

Credit Suisse shareholders on Friday approved payment of the second half of its 2019 dividend. Both big Swiss banks, Credit Suisse and UBS, decided in April to postpone paying part of their 2019 dividends after mounting pressure from authorities over lenders’ payouts during the coronavirus pandemic. Credit Suisse shareholders approved the bank’s final 2019 dividend […]

Technology

The NFL Pro Bowl will be hosted in Madden this season

Last month, the National Football League announced it would cancel the 2021 Pro Bowl game — news that went largely unnoticed, since very few football fans care about it. But today, first reported by CNBC, the NFL announced it will resurrect the Pro Bowl as a weeklong digital event with players competing in EA’s Madden […]

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Icy fog plunges temperatures to -5C over weekend in dour end to November

Icy fog will blanket Britain leading to plummeting temperatures as low as -5C overnight heading into a dour last weekend of the month. The Met Office last night issued a yellow weather warning for fog lasting until midday today and taking in much of England and Wales. Two weather fronts formed in the early hours, […]

Sport

Jets place La’Mical Perine, Sam Ficken on IR

The Jets announced they placed running back La’Mical Perine and kicker Sam Ficken on injured reserve Tuesday. Perine was diagnosed with a high-ankle sprain after Sunday’s loss to the Chargers. He played nine games for the Jets this season and had 55 carries for 202 yards and two touchdowns and 10 catches for 49 yards. […]

Lifestyle

Why immunotherapy only works for some with head and neck cancer

University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered new clues into why some people with head and neck cancer respond to immunotherapy, while others don’t. Findings published in the Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer show that it could all come down to “channeling” the power and function within one particular type of immune cell. Laura Conforti, Ph.D., […]

Business

China to impose temporary anti-dumping measures on Australian wine imports

Australia has responded defiantly to China imposing anti-dumping tariffs on Australian wine, saying the “seriously concerning development” looks to be about diplomatic grievances and not any action by winemakers. China will impose temporary anti-dumping tariffs of 107.1% to 212.1% on wine imported from Australia from Nov. 28, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce said on Friday. […]

Technology

Verizon’s updated streaming box can help you find your remote

Verizon just launched an updated version of its Stream TV streaming box, with a new feature for finding lost remotes and built-in support for Amazon Prime and Netflix (unlike its predecessor). The new Stream TV features an updated rectangular design and a big button on the top for powering on the device and finding the […]