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Texas newspaper inaccurately describes Capitol rioters as ‘members of antifa’ dressed as Trump supporters

The description “does not represent the views or opinions of the Tyler Morning Telegraph,” the publication tweeted. A newspaper in Tyler, Texas, on Friday described rioters at the U.S. Capitol as anti-fascists from the political left, but hours later it vowed to correct the characterization. The Tyler Morning Telegraph, which serves the 107,000-population, 50 percent […]

Sport

Hawks’ Bogdanovic out with avulsion fracture, bone bruise in right knee

It didn’t look good when it happened. In the second quarter Saturday night, Atlanta’s Bogdan Bogdanovic was bringing the ball up court and rookie LaMelo Ball reached in for a steal. LaMelo clipped Bogdanovic’s heel (unintentionally), causing an awkward step that led to Bogdanovic’s knee buckling. Here is a video of the incident where you […]

Lifestyle

Never too late: how a retired teacher’s ‘fungi hobby’ led to her finding 20 new species

My first career was a long and happy one. I was a high school teacher. I started teaching back in 1962 at a lovely school in London. It was a wonderful introduction into teaching. Then I married and went up to Birmingham and I taught senior level biology and general science at a high school […]

Business

FTSE 100’s flying start gives hope for rally

Just by looking at the stock market, one could be forgiven for thinking that all is well with the world. The FTSE 100 has had its best-ever start to a year, and across the pond Wall Street opened at a record high yesterday. In fact, coronavirus is still ravaging Western economies and the US posted […]

Technology

Google confirms plans for new Nest Cam lineup this year

The Nest Cam IQ Outdoor is no longer available to buy, Google has confirmed to 9to5Google, after the site noticed that the camera was out of stock in most countries around the world. The company says, however, that “Nest will keep investing in new innovations” including a “new lineup of security cameras for 2021.” For […]

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Black woman says group of Trump supporters attacked her following L.A. rally

A Black woman in California said a group of nearly 40 pro-Trump demonstrators attacked her and called her the n-word following a rally in downtown Los Angeles. Police said they are investigating the incident as a hate crime after speaking with the woman. “The woman has been identified & interviewed by the LAPD. Based on […]

Sport

Zach LaVine scores 45 but mask-less Kawhi Leonard’s 35 leads Clippers to win

LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard scored a season-high 35 points, going over 10,000 in his career, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat the Chicago Bulls 130-127 on Sunday. Leonard reached the milestone on one of his five 3-pointers in the third quarter, when he scored 21 points. His points and 3-pointers made were […]

Lifestyle

Why can’t my son get the benefit money that he is entitled to?

My son fell ill in September and was put into an induced coma. He was in hospital for two weeks and, as he was unable to work or start his planned masters degree, he applied for universal credit. A fortnight later, he asked if the payment could be backdated to the day of his hospital […]

Business

Negative rates won’t boost the economy, says Nationwide boss

Joe Garner has disappeared. We’ve arranged to speak over Microsoft Teams – a lifeline for many firms whose staff are working from home – but I can’t see or hear the Nationwide boss on my screen. When we finally give up on video conferencing and revert to an old-fashioned telephone call, I get the feeling […]

Technology

LG’s newest cordless vac automatically empties itself

LG’s new vacuum cleaner, the ridiculously named LG CordZeroThinQ A9 Kompressor Plus, should be a little easier to empty than most cordless vacuums. Its charging station is equipped with a “fully-automated dust removal system,” which sucks the contents of the vac’s dustbin into a dust bag as the device charges. We’ve seen similar auto-emptying features […]