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Grady Jarrett: We have the guys to have a great defense

Defensive tackle Grady Jarrett has been a part of Atlanta’s defense since the club took him in the fifth round of the 2015 draft. He’s developed into a key part of the unit, recording 25.5 sacks, 51 tackles for loss, and 77 quarterback hits isn his six seasons. Though the Falcons reached Super Bowl LI […]

Lifestyle

Forensic memory detection tests less effective in older adults

New research led by the University of Kent’s School of Psychology has found that some brain activity methods used to detect incriminating memories do not work accurately in older adults. Findings show that concealed information tests relying on electrical activity of the brain (electroencephalography [EEG]) are ineffective in older adults because of changes to recognition-related […]

Business

Amazon raises $1 billion sustainable bond for climate, social causes

Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) issued its first sustainability bond on Monday, raising $1 billion to invest in renewable energy, clean transport, greener buildings and affordable housing. The world’s biggest company joins a growing list of debt issuers tapping the market for green and sustainable bonds, which is swelling as asset managers come under pressure from their […]

Technology

Verizon is offering free 12-month Apple Arcade or Google Play Pass subscriptions to select customers

Verizon’s latest offer goes live on May 25 and is open to new and existing customers. With the entry-level unlimited plan, users will be able to secure a six-month subscription to the service of their choice. Those with a “Play More” or “Do More” plan are eligible for a 12-month subscription. Verizon has announced a […]

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Explosions heard after huge fire breaks out at warehouse in Birmingham

‘Explosions’ have been heard after a large fire broke out at a recycling centre in Tyseley, sending huge plumes of smoke across Birmingham. The West Midlands Fire Service was called to reports of a fire at around 8am. Around 50 firefighters, from ten crews, have been sent to tackle the blaze. ‘Explosions’ were heard, witnesses […]

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Lane Johnson “full go” for offseason work

Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson‘s 2020 season was limited to seven games by ankle and knee injuries that led to season-ending surgery on his ankle in December. The ankle injury had been an issue for Johnson for some time and the hope in Philly is that having Johnson back at full strength will help them […]

Lifestyle

From mice to men: Study reveals potential new target for treating acute myeloid leukemia

Bone marrow failure due to acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a significant factor behind the disease’s high rate of morbidity and mortality. Previous studies in mice suggest that AML cells inhibit healthy hematopoietic (blood) stem and progenitor cells (HSPC). A study released in STEM CELLS adds to this extent of knowledge by showing how secreted […]

Business

Pipeline hackers say their aim is cash, not chaos

The ransomware gang accused of crippling the leading U.S. fuel pipeline operator said on Monday that it never meant to create havoc, an unusual statement that experts saw as a sign the cybercriminals’ scheme had gone awry. The FBI accused the group that calls itself DarkSide of a digital extortion attempt that prompted Colonial Pipeline […]

Technology

Honor 50 will be the first phone from the company to feature Google services since Huawei’s US sanctions

Huawei’s former phone sub-brand Honor is launching its first phone with Google services since 2019. The confirmation comes from an Honor Germany representative who was asked the question to which he simply answered “yes,” while also confirming that the phone will retain Magic UI. Earlier this year, Huawei sold Honor to cope with the loss […]

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Party-loving mum, 30, banned from drinking after kicking paramedic in the head

A mum who kicked a paramedic in the head has been banned from drinking alcohol for 90 days as part of her punishment. Danielle Williams, 30, had attacked the female ambulance worker before she then turned on a police officer who tried to help her. She was charged with two counts of assault and use […]