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Usman Nurmagomedov to debut against Mike Hamel at Bellator 255

Blue-chip prospect Usman Nurmagomedov is set to make his Bellator debut. Bellator President Scott Coker announced Thursday that Nurmagomedov—the cousin of UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov—will make his first appearance for the promotion when he fights Mike Hamel in a lightweight bout at Bellator 255 on April 2. The bout will be part of Bellator’s premiere […]

Lifestyle

Potential drug for Alzheimer’s disease prevention found safe and effective in animals

Researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified a new drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s disease by modulating, rather than inhibiting, a key enzyme involved in forming amyloid plaques in the brain. The study, which will be published March 2 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine […]

Business

Exxon to divest some UK, North Sea assets for over $1 billion

Exxon Mobil Corp will sell non-operating interest in its UK and North Sea exploration and production assets to private-equity fund HitecVision for more than $1 billion, as the oil major seeks to free up cash and focus on some mega projects. The deal includes holdings in 14 producing fields, operated primarily by Shell, as well […]

Technology

PlayStation reportedly winding down development at Sony Japan Studio

“Vast majority” of staff said to have been let go. PlayStation is reportedly in the process of winding down Sony Japan Studio – the company’s renowned development arm, responsible for the likes of Knack, Puppeteer, Patapon, Ape Escape, and Gravity Rush – with the “vast majority” of staff already having been let go. Sony Japan […]

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He choked me out’: Others detail allegations of abuse by officer who knelt on George Floyd

In November 2013, Minneapolis police pulled over LaSean Braddock shortly after midnight as he drove home from a double shift as a mental health worker at Hennepin County Medical Center. Braddock, 48, said he had grown somewhat accustomed to being stopped by police because his identity had been stolen and he was sometimes mistaken for […]

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Cortney Casey vs. J.J. Aldrich set for UFC Vegas 21

A flyweight matchup between Cortney Casey and J.J. Aldrich has been added to the UFC Vegas 21 lineup. The bout appears on the TV listings for the upcoming event—which is set to take place March 13 at the UFC APEX—and MMA Fighting confirmed the booking with sources close to the situation. Casey is set to […]

Lifestyle

Telemedicine for stroke improves patient outcomes, saves lives

Patients who go to the hospital with symptoms suggestive of a stroke need rapid expert assessment and treatment to halt brain damage, which could mean the difference between life and death. Yet many hospitals do not have round-the-clock stroke care teams. To make up for this deficiency, many U.S. hospitals offer telemedicine consults with stroke […]

Business

Running boom to help Puma recover after slow start

“We clearly see a running boom in the whole world,” Chief Executive Bjorn Gulden told journalists, noting that yoga and other outdoor activities are also doing well. He expects the healthy living trend to continue even after the pandemic. Gulden said his optimism is underlined by the fact that orders for 2021 are up almost […]

Technology

Oddworld: Soulstorm is the PS5 PS Plus game for April

Oddworld: Soulstorm is the PlayStation 5 PS Plus game for April. The puzzle platformer comes out on 6th April 2021 on PS5, PlayStation 4 and PC via the Epic Games Store. The new gameplay video, shown off during Sony’s State of Play broadcast, is below: Oddworld: Soulstorm is the second chapter in Abe’s quintology (Oddworld: […]

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Local third grader surprised by homeless woman’s generosity tries to pay it forward

A Waco third grader is paying it forward by helping feed the homeless after a homeless woman she encountered on her birthday surprised her with $20. Jada Holmes, a student at Waco’s Mountainview Elementary, and her mother Christa DeBose-Holmes were walking out of the Richland Mall on Jada’s ninth birthday on Dec. 9 when a […]