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Man is knifed to death on south London street and two others are in hospital after ‘triple stabbing’

A man has been knifed to death and two others were left in hospital after a ‘triple stabbing’ on a street in south London. Officers were called to reports of a stabbing on Alpha Road in Croydon at around 9.10pm today and attended with the London Ambulance Service. A man was pronounced dead at the […]

Sport

Seahawks make Jarran Reed’s release official

Defensive tackle Jarran Reed officially has hit the free agent market. The Seahawks announced his release Friday afternoon. They had attempted to trade him, but no team was willing to inherit his contract and the $9 million he was owed this season. Reed, a second-round choice in 2016, should find plenty of interest as a […]

Lifestyle

Upadacitinib beats placebo for psoriatic arthritis

For patients with psoriatic arthritis, upadacitinib at a dose of 15 mg or 30 mg once daily is more effective than placebo, according to a study published in the April 1 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Iain B. McInnes, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom, and colleagues […]

Business

Suez Canal Authority restarts tugging attempts to free stranded ship

Egypt’s Suez Canal Authority said on Friday that efforts by tug boats to free the stranded container ship had restarted after dredging operations were complete. “The tugging operations require the availability of a number of supporting factors including wind direction and tides, which makes it a complex technical process,” the authority said.

Technology

Xiaomi’s new logo is almost unrecognizable

No one in the world does corporate pomposity quite like tech firms, and Chinese mobile giant Xiaomi is no exception. The company announced its new foldable Mi Mix Fold today, but it also revealed a new logo, spending more than 20 minutes describing the process in which it turned its old square design into… a […]

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Thugs will be fitted with ‘sobriety tags’ to monitor when they drink alcohol and could be jailed

Electronic ankle tags that can monitor whether offenders have drunk alcohol are to be rolled out in England after a successful pilot scheme. The ‘sobriety tags’ will be one of the measures courts can impose on criminals convicted of booze-related offences, such as street violence. The device takes a sample of sweat every 30 minutes […]

Sport

Aaron Jones feels he hasn’t “scratched the surface” of his prime years

Aaron Jones agreed to a four-year deal to remain with the Packers ahead of the start of free agency this month and he talked about having unfinished business during a Friday press conference. Jones fumbled on a hit by Buccaneers safety Jordan Whitehead in the third quarter of the NFC Championship Game and didn’t return […]

Lifestyle

People eat more the night before exercise, study finds

A study into eating behavior and exercise has found that people increase the amount of food they eat the night before a planned exercise session. Researchers tested a group of recreationally active males, made up of Loughborough staff and students as well as members of the public, and found when they had an exercise session […]

Business

Baidu, Tencent in U.S. extend slide after SEC actions amid U.S.-China tension

U.S.-listed shares of China based Baidu Inc and Tencent Music Entertainment group plunged this week, dropping as much as 33.5% and 48.5%, respectively, from Tuesday’s closing levels. They initially fell in tandem with a broad sell-off of tech and tech-related shares on Wednesday, when the Nasdaq shed more than 2%. They extended losses on Thursday […]

Technology

Spotify is launching its own Clubhouse competitor

Spotify has invested heavily in prerecorded podcast content, and now, the company is looking to host live audio conversations. The platform announced today that it’s acquiring Betty Labs, the company behind the live sports audio app Locker Room. Spotify didn’t disclose how much it spent on the purchase. As a result of the acquisition, Locker […]