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Patriots’ plane will deliver supplies to Haiti to aid earthquake recovery

The Patriots are stepping up to assist in the earthquake recovery effort in Haiti. New England’s team plane, a Boeing 767, will be loaded up with supplies and medical equipment today and fly from Boston to Haiti tomorrow morning, according to CBS 4 in Boston. Haiti was hit last week by a massive earthquake that […]

Lifestyle

New clues to why disability strikes people with multiple sclerosis

A new study may help explain why people with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience worsening disability while those with two related diseases do not. MS causes permanent brain and spinal cord scarring, and researchers investigated whether the same damage accompanies two rarer, similar diseases in which the immune system also attacks the central nervous system. The […]

Business

Marketmind: A lacklustre end to a painful week

A look at the day ahead from Karin Strohecker. It hasn’t been a pretty week for equity investors – or many others really. The Delta variant keeps spreading, economies keep slowing, China keeps going with its regulatory crack down. And on top of that, Fed tapering remains likely this year – leaving some to fear […]

Technology

Volition will reveal brand new Saints Row game this week at Gamescom

It’s been just over two years since we learned Volition was developing a new Saints Row game. Very little has come from the tight-lipped studio since then, but that should change during the opening night of Gamescom. The developer has decided that it is ready to reveal the newest title in the irreverent antihero franchise. […]

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Florida postal worker finds 1987 class ring at Ponce Inlet

A Florida postal worker and hobbyist metal detector found a 1987 class ring while metal detecting at Ponce Inlet. Clint Hayworth posted about the find on Facebook, reaching out to the Daytona Dig & Find Metal Detection Club for help getting the ring back to its owner. “At low tide around noon we were digging […]

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Carl Lawson says he’s keeping his chin up, will always come back better

Jets defensive lineman Carl Lawson suffered perhaps the most disappointing training camp injury of any player in the league this year, with a torn Achilles ending his season just months after he signed with the intention of being a cornerstone of the Jets’ defense for years to come. But Lawson said just hours after the […]

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American dental association pushes for dental coverage under medicaid

Dental care should be a required part of Medicaid coverage for adults in every state, the American Dental Association and nearly 130 other organizations urge in a letter to Congress. The groups called on lawmakers to support and advance a bill called the Medicaid Dental Benefit Act. “Poor oral health hurts more than our mouths,” […]

Business

Billionaire Forrest picks up 5% in takeover target Western Areas

Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest has picked up a 5.3% stake in Western Areas (WSA.AX), a filing showed on Friday, a day after IGO Ltd (IGO.AX) confirmed it was in early talks to buy the Australian nickel producer. Forrest’s move follows a takeover attempt by his Wyloo Metals for Canadian nickel-copper miner Noront Resources Ltd (NOT.V) […]

Technology

Apple says it’s already scouring your emails for child abuse material

There’s an epidemic of child sexual abuse material on online platforms, and while companies like Facebook have responded by flagging it wherever it popped up, Apple has been quietly developing a set of tools to scan for such content. Now that its response has come into focus, it’s become a major source of controversy. Earlier […]

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Australian farmer honors late aunt by arranging sheep into a heart

An Australian farmer arranged his sheep in the shape of a heart to pay tribute to his aunt when COVID-19 restrictions prevented him from attending her funeral. Ben Jackson said he couldn’t travel from New South Wales to Brisbane to visit his Aunt Debby during the final days of her battle with cancer or to […]