Day: September 13, 2022

Sports

Lincoln Riley trusts USC corner Mekhi Blackmon ‘against anybody’

Mekhi Blackmon had seen the play before and knew how to respond. Two years earlier, as a cornerback for Colorado, Stanford twice tested Blackmon on the same jump-ball play call; both times he’d successfully batted the pass down. This time, as a senior corner at USC, he would do one better. Blackmon faced regular tests […]

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Health

1,087 new cases confirmed with 7.8% positivity rate

As of Tuesday, 21 June, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases in South Africa is 3,986,892 with 1,087 new cases identified. This represents a 7.8% positivity rate, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) confirmed. Twenty Covid-19 related deaths were reported  – three of which occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours – bringing the total number […]

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Overseas

Ken Starr, whose probe led to Clinton impeachment, dies at 76

Ken Starr, a former federal appellate judge and a prominent attorney whose criminal investigation of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment and put Starr at the center…

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Business

Starbucks to revamp North American stores to speed service, boost morale

Starbucks — ringing up record sales but struggling with low employee morale — plans to spend $450 million next year to make its North American stores more efficient…

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Gadgets & technology

Twitter whistleblower testifies of serious security flaws to Senate

Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, former head of security at Twitter, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on data security at Twitter, on Capitol Hill, September 13, 2022 in Washington, DC.  Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images Twitter’s former security chief Peiter “Mudge” Zatko testified to a Senate panel on Tuesday that his former employer prioritized profits over […]

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Health

What a High-Risk Pregnancy Looks Like After Dobbs

The photographer Stephanie Sinclair captured the newly unsettled world inside the Cleveland Clinic, where Ohio’s abortion laws have drastically changed maternal care.

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Sports

F1’s Alex Albon spent weekend in ICU after having ‘respiratory failure’ following appendicitis surgery

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Formula One driver Alex Albon had a harrowing health crisis lat week that forced him to miss the Italian Grand Prix. Albon was hospitalized with appendicitis and underwent successful surgery for it Saturday. However, he had to be moved to the intensive care unit as he needed […]

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Business

As small businesses raise prices in U.S., some customers push back

Inflation isn’t only costing small businesses money. It’s costing them customers as well. At the Bushwick Grind Cafe in Brooklyn, New York, Kymme Williams-Davis has raised prices and switched to different types of goods to keep up with the rising costs of milk, coffee, paper goods and plastic, as well as shortages of items such […]

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Life & style

Vogue Builds a World

In the former meatpacking district, Anna Wintour staged a commercial extravaganza with one eye on global domination.

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Overseas

‘No wonder people are feeling disorientated’: Britain going through a ‘huge upheaval’

Author and broadcaster Kathy Lette says Britain is going through a “huge upheaval” at the moment. “We’ve had the Tory Party imploding, we’ve got this cost of living crisis where people are choosing between heating and eating, and now the death of a beloved monarch,” Ms Lette told Sky News Australia. “So, no wonder people […]

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