Enlarge / Artist’s rendition of the recent arrest of a 17-year-old hacker in the UK. (credit: Rockstar Games) A Thursday night arrest of a 17-year-old in the UK may have led to the capture of one of the biggest video game-related leakers in recent history. London police forces confirmed their apprehension of an Oxford suspect […]
Ontario receives 1st doses of bivalent COVID vaccines, reports 74 more deaths linked to virus
A first limited shipment of bivalent COVID-19 vaccines has arrived in Ontario, Minister of Health Sylvia Jones said Thursday, as the province reported 74 more people died with the illness over the last week.
A superyacht linked to Vladimir Putin was a Christmas present from oligarchs, Russian opposition website claims
The Scheherazade has been seized by Italian authorities. Federico Scoppa/Getty Images Funds for the Scheherazade were a Christmas gift to Putin from Russian oligarchs, per Dossier Center. The $ 700 million superyacht is said to have been used by his lover Alina Kabaeva, per the report. The vessel features two helipads as well as a […]
High blood pressure: The hot drink linked to ‘dramatic’ increases in BP lasting ‘3 hours’
HYPERTENSION is a pernicious condition that puts the heart under substantial pressure in the long run. It has many known triggers, including one drink shown to induce “dramatic” increases in blood pressure within an hour of intake.
First US death linked to monkeypox reported in immunocompromised adult in Texas
Enlarge / A sign announcing monkeypox vaccination is set up in Tropical Park by Miami-Dade County and Nomi Health on August 15, 2022, in Miami. A severely immunocompromised adult who tested positive for monkeypox has died in Texas, marking the first US death connected to the global outbreak, state health officials said Tuesday. Such deaths […]
Facebook bans 22 more pages linked to Alex Jones
Facebook on Tuesday began enforcing the new rules of its recently updated recidivism policy, which is why 22 pages linked to right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his website InfoWars are no longer there. “We use a broad set of signals to determine if a Page violates our recidivism policy and determined these Pages violated […]
Fibroid drug linked to serious liver problems, Health Canada warns
Health Canada says a safety review of Fibristal to treat uterine fibroids in women of childbearing age has found a possible link between its use and the risk of a rare liver injury.
Jose Mourinho linked with return to club management in Portugal – report
The ex-Manchester United boss is reportedly considering taking the vacant top job at Benfica, rivals to his former team Porto, per reports in the Portuguese media. Jose Mourinho’s hiatus from football management could be a short one according to Portuguese outlet Record, who say that Benfica’s hierarchy are interested in handing their top job to […]
New Brunswick joins provinces affected by E. coli linked to romaine lettuce
The E. coli strain currently suspected of making people sick in both Canada and the U.S. is the same that caused a similar outbreak last year, prompting questions about why regulators aren’t issuing a mandatory recall.
‘There’s action everywhere’: Carter, Giteau linked to breakaway comp
Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest says star players from around the world are banging down the door to ask about his new Global Rapid Rugby competition. Forrest will launch the competition in either late February or early March, and he’s hoping to attract about 20 of the world’s top 100 rugby players. Former All Black […]