Sport

Mike Zimmer on Danielle Hunter: We’ll see what happens at minicamp

Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter has not been taking part in voluntary work with the Vikings the last two weeks and head coach Mike Zimmer said Wednesday that he doesn’t know what Hunter’s plans are for their upcoming mandatory minicamp. Talk of Hunter’s desire for a new contract that would make him the highest-paid defensive […]

Lifestyle

Research suggests BMI may not be best obesity indicator to assess risk for lung cancer

New research published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO) suggests the method used to calculate how obesity is measured may affect whether it is considered a risk factor for lung cancer. The JTO is an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. Although the association between measures of obesity […]

Business

China, U.S. can find common ground on tariff exclusions, Chinese think tank says

The Biden administration is unlikely to remove tariffs on Chinese goods in the short term, but China and the United States might find a middle ground by increasing tariff exclusions as a way to reduce tensions, a Chinese think-tank said. With even free trade advocates in the U.S. lobbying that Washington should use tariff cuts […]

Technology

WhatsApp reverses course, now won’t limit functionality if you don’t accept its new privacy policy

Earlier this month, Facebook-owned WhatsApp said that users would lose functionality over time if they didn’t accept its new privacy policy by May 15th. In a reversal, Facebook now says that plan has changed, and users who don’t accept the updated policy actually won’t see limited functionality (via TNW). “Given recent discussions with various authorities […]

News

Heartbreak as university student takes her own life while family are on holiday

A university student took her own life while her family were away on holiday. Beth George had a history of mental health problems but had told her mum Kathy Hopper she was the happiest she’d been in years just prior to her death. The 21-year-old Hull University student spent lockdown in her campus accommodation with […]

Sport

Arthur Smith non-committal on whether he expects Julio Jones at mandatory minicamp

It’s June 2, so the expectation is the Falcons will trade star receiver Julio Jones soon. Will it come before next week when the Falcons hold their mandatory minicamp? Falcons coach Arthur Smith was non-committal when asked whether he had talked to Jones and whether he expected the receiver to attend next week’s practices. “We […]

Lifestyle

Rare genetic variants identified in sudden cardiac deaths associated with obesity and hypertension

The University of Oulu’s Cardiology Research Group identified several rare genetic variants in victims of sudden death caused by hypertension- or obesity-related cardiac hypertrophy. The findings suggest that, in addition to lifestyle, genes may also play a role in hypertension- and obesity-related cardiac hypertrophy. Especially in the case of middle-aged and older people, sudden cardiac […]

Business

Egyptian court delays hearing in Suez container ship compensation case

An Egyptian court on Saturday postponed a hearing in a compensation case filed by the Suez Canal authority against the owners of a container ship that blocked the canal for six days in March, giving the sides more time to negotiate, legal sources said. The Ever Given, one of the world’s largest container ships, became […]

Technology

Twitter could be working on Facebook-style reactions

Twitter could be adding some new emojis to augment its formerly star-shaped, currently heart-shaped Like button, according to app researcher Jane Manchun Wong. The assets Wong found — which have been reliable predictions of future features in the past — show “cheer,” “hmm,” “sad,” and “haha” emoji reactions, though some currently only have a placeholder […]

News

Depressed monkeys self-harm in caged hell as Britain’s squalid pet trade exposed

Crippled with bone disease, baby Leo could hardly move, dragging his back legs behind him. The then three-month-old common marmoset was kept in a tiny cage alone, a far cry from the jungles in South America and Africa. Found with matted fur and trembling in pain in a flat in Camden, North London, he was […]