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‘I wanted to take action’: behind the ‘Wall of Moms’ protecting Portland’s protesters

It took the killing of George Floyd to get Jane Ullman to finally pay attention to what the police were up to in America. But it was the sinister sight of federal agents in camouflage snatching demonstrators off the streets of Portland that got her out to protest. The chief financial officer for tech startups […]

Sport

Washington signs third-rounder Antonio Gibson

Washington looks like it is on its way to getting its rookie class signed on the heels of reporting day. Third-rounder Antonio Gibson tweeted a photo of him signing his rookie deal. The team also has signed fourth-round choice Antonio Gandy-Golden. Washington still is working on its other six picks — first-rounder Chase Young, fourth-rounder […]

Lifestyle

Reduced-dose prasugrel efficacious for acute coronary syndrome

For elderly or low-weight patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), a reduced dose of prasugrel is efficacious compared with ticagrelor, according to a study published online July 21 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Maurizio Menichelli, M.D., from Ospedale Fabrizio Spaziani in Frosinone, Italy, and colleagues conducted a prespecified analysis of 3,997 patients with ACS […]

Business

JPMorgan banked millions for Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell

JPMorgan Chase & Co’s private bank managed at least $10 million for Ghislaine Maxwell, the longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein, citing two people familiar with the matter. Maxwell’s money was handled by a team that included several dozen relationship managers, advisers and others who specialize in closely held businesses. JPMorgan declined to comment. A lawyer […]

Technology

Twitch signs exclusive deal with rapper Logic, reportedly worth seven figures

Twitch’s latest move is yet another indicator that the streaming service is looking to broaden its scope. They’ve been doing so for years but have seemingly picked up the momentum as musicians are increasingly turning to the Internet to supplement a loss of income from live shows being shut down during the pandemic.Twitch has reportedly […]

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Jeff Divine’s best photograph: a wipeout on surfing’s greatest wave

This wave is known as the Pipeline. It breaks near the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii’s third largest island. It’s one of the pinnacles of surf culture. In the 1970s, when this shot was taken, it was probably the most radical wave in the world. We knew of nothing else like it. To catch a […]

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Giants agree to terms with third-rounder Matt Peart

The Giants have agreed to terms with third-round choice Matt Peart, Jordan Raanan of ESPN reports. Peart becomes the second of the Giants’ draft selections to agree to terms, joining seventh-rounder Tae Crowder. The team continues to work on deals for second-rounder Xavier McKinney, fourth-rounder Darnay Holmes, fifth-rounder Shane Lemieux, sixth-rounder Cameron Brown, seventh-rounder Carter […]

Lifestyle

Novel therapeutic approaches for aggressive bone cancer

Osteosarcoma (OS) is the most common form of aggressive bone cancer. A MedUni Vienna study led by geneticist Erwin Wagner has uncovered new insights into the disease mechanisms of OS, paving the way for potential new diagnostic and treatment strategies for fighting the bone disease. The study has just been published in the high impact […]

Business

Goldman Sachs CEO wants more diversity in bank leaders now

Goldman Sachs Chief Executive Officer David Solomon said Wednesday there is “no excuse” why the bank’s recruits from top U.S. universities are not more diverse, and said he wants to move faster to increase diversity among the bank’s senior ranks. Goldman has set some of the most aggressive and specific goals among the big banks […]

Technology

OnePlus’ first truly wireless earbuds revealed in new leak

OnePlus has been teasing its first entry into the truly-wireless earbud market for some time now, but it’s stopped short of showing off any official designs. Now, though, images extracted from the OnePlus Buds APK reveal the product (which appears to have three different color options) and several of its features.These buds, which are expected […]