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Netherlands, Portugal latest to ditch AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for under-60s after EMA blood-clot review

Portugal and the Netherlands have become the latest countries to restrict their rollouts of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca after a review by the EU's drug regulator found blood clots can be a very rare side effect. Read Full Article at

Star investors: Football ace Mesut Ozil joins actress Eva Longoria and model Kate Upton in stake bid for Mexican Liga club Necaxa

A group of investors including former Germany and English Premier League star Mesut Ozil, Hollywood star Eva Longoria and top model Kate Upton are reportedly planning a bid to take a 50 percent stake in Liga MX club Necaxa. Read Full Article at

Mexico arrests 30 marines over alleged forced disappearances in city hit by drug cartel violence

Dozens of marines have been arrested by Mexican police for allegedly playing a part in forced disappearances in 2014 in the northern city of Nuevo Laredo, the navy has said. The border area has been plagued by cartel drug wars. Read Full Article at

Shannon Sharpe speaks on the Minnesota sports protests following the shooting of Daunte Wright | UNDISPUTED

Yesterday, the Minnesota Timberwolves, Twins, and Wild all postponed their games following the protests and aftermath of the police shooting of 20-year-old Black man Daunte Wright in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center during a traffic stop. The office

Skip Bayless on Steph Curry’s 53 Pt game to become Warriors all-time Pt leader | UNDISPUTED

Steph Curry has surpassed Wilt Chamberlain as the all-time scoring leader in Golden State Warriors history last night in the first quarter with 21 points. He would go on to finish with 53 on the night that included a win over the Denver Nuggets. Skip Bayless

Boeing sees uptick in airplane orders as travel picks up

Boeing orders picked up in March, fueled by a major deal with Southwest Airlines that helped to offset another round of cancellations for its 737 Max airliner. Boeing said Tuesday that it received 196 orders in March, including the previously announced 100 fr

Apple’s next event is April 20

Apple only dropped info about WWDC two weeks back, but the company just announced another event – this one happening much sooner. After Siri spilled the beans this morning, the company has officially confirmed its next event for April 20. Invites for its &#

‘Cancel culture is a disease’: Actor Hank Azaria draws backlash after apology for voicing Simpsons’ Indian shopkeeper Apu

White US voice actor Hank Azaria has drawn the ire of Simpsons fans who accuse him of being ‘woke’ and participating in cancel culture after he apologized for his portrayal of the show’s Indian shopkeeper Apu. Read Full Article at

Biden invites Putin to crunch summit amid deteriorating ties between Russia & US, as American warships chart course for Black Sea

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart, Joe Biden, have discussed tensions in Ukraine, security issues, and the need for nuclear arms control, with the White House proposing a formal meeting in “a third country.” Read Full Article at RT.

Iran says it will enrich uranium to 60% in the wake of suspected Israeli sabotage at Natanz 

Iran will start enriching uranium to 60% purity this week, higher than ever, a top diplomat said days after a reported act of Israeli sabotage targeted Tehran’s enrichment facility in Natanz. Read Full Article at

Cardinals sign one-time Pro Bowl RB James Conner to one-year deal

This past year, he was on pace for a 1,000-yard season up until he tested positive for COVID-19 in November. Ultimately, he finished 2020 with 721 yards on the ground and six scores, plus 35 grabs for 215 yards.

Timberwolves to host rescheduled game vs. Nets on Tuesday afternoon

The game will begin at 4 p.m. ET, making it a rare weekday game not to be played at night.

Nuggets star Jamal Murray out indefinitely with torn ACL

While the team did not explicitly say that Murray would miss the rest of the season, it's all but guaranteed given the timetable of recovering from a torn ACL.

Skip Bayless on whether Julian Edelman qualifies for the NFL Hall of Fame | UNDISPUTED

3-time Super Bowl champion Julian Edelman is hanging it up after 12 seasons with the New England Patriots. In a video posted to social media, Edelman said quote, 'I've always said I'll go until the wheels come off. And they finally have fallen off.' Tom Brad

Cleveland infielder Yu Chang received racist messages on social media after error in loss

In the ninth inning of the game between Cleveland and Chicago, Chang allowed the White Sox to score the go-ahead run when he accidentally hit Chicago's Yasmani Grandal with a throw.

Sixers' Ben Simmons issues warning to Nets

Simmons was asked about Philly’s upcoming game against the Nets on Wednesday and whether the two teams have a budding rivalry. He downplayed it.

Jamal Murray suffers torn ACL, out indefinitely

Murray suffered the injury during the fourth quarter of Denver’s loss to Golden State on Monday. His knee buckled as he attempted to take off for a layup and he immediately fell to the floor in obvious pain.

Expect an even hotter AI venture capital market in the wake of the Microsoft-Nuance deal

In light of the Microsoft-Nuance deal, we dug into the AI venture capital market. What’s happening on the startup side in the artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) space?

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to deliver an Astrobotic lander and NASA water-hunting rover to the Moon in 2023

SpaceX is set to send a payload to the Moon in 2023, using its larger (and infrequently used) Falcon Heavy launch vehicle. The mission will fly a lander built by space startup Astrobotic, which itself will be carrying NASA’s VIPER, or Volatiles Investig

JXL turns Jira into spreadsheets

Atlassian’s Jira is an extremely powerful issue tracking and project management tool, but it’s not the world’s most intuitive piece of software either. Spreadsheets, on the other hand, are pretty much the de facto standard for managing virtu

Honda Indy GP of Alabama – the weekend schedule at Barber

All times local (Central)Thursday, April 151.15-1.45pm – Radical Cup first practice2.00-2.30pm – USF2000 first practice2.45-3.15pm – Indy Pro 2000 first practice3.30-4.15pm – Indy Lights first practice4.30-5.00pm – Radical Cup second practiceFriday

A third of Antarctic ice shelves could collapse at current pace of warming

A third of Antarctica's vast offshore ice shelves would risk collapse into the ocean if the world warms by 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels.

Next please? Fighters call out McGregor as replacements for UFC 264 – but ex-champ Cormier predicts Poirier rematch will go ahead

A number of alternative opponents have thrown their hats into the octagon to face Conor McGregor after the Irishman former UFC champion furiously told Dustin Poirier that their July 10 trilogy showdown is off. Read Full Article at

Wolff doubts Bottas came close to retirement after team orders

Mercedes sparked controversy at the 2018 Russian Grand Prix when it asked Bottas to move aside for teammate Lewis Hamilton in a bid to protect its 1-2 finish.Bottas was left visibility disappointed and unhappy by the call from Mercedes, and claimed during th

Suez Canal blockage proves relevance of alternative Russia-Iran-India trade route, Foreign Minister Lavrov says

The traffic jam in the Suez Canal that threatened to further shatter global trade has shown the importance of alternative routes, like the one linking Russia and India via Iran, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said. Read Full Article at

Nick Wright: Steph Curry’s legacy is built on winning, he can’t win in Golden State | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Steph Curry lead the Golden State Warriors to a 116-107 win over the Denver Nuggets, simultaneously passing Wilt Chamberlain to becomes franchise’s all-time leading scorer. Nick Wriight discusses Steph's legacy with Chris Broussard and decides whether or n

Witness the NXT TakeOver fallout as NXT arrives on Tuesday nights

Witness the NXT TakeOver fallout as NXT arrives on Tuesday nights

Chris Jericho recalls teaming with Eddie Guerrero: Broken Skull Sessions extra

Chris Jericho recalls teaming with Eddie Guerrero: Broken Skull Sessions extra

‘Maybe it’s a dietary thing,’ director says of white children being fed before Black children

Racism is a pandemic that has been present in the U.S. far before COVID-19. Black people have been victims of not only police brutality and state-sanctioned violence for generations, but other forms of racism including incidents that target children. A d

Johnson & Johnson delays Covid vaccine rollout in Europe as US regulator investigates blood clot risk

Johnson & Johnson said it will “proactively delay” the rollout of its Covid-19 vaccine in Europe after US regulators announced an investigation into the risk of blood clots among people who receive the jab. Read Full Article at

France suspends flights with Brazil ‘until further notice’ amid Covid variant concern

The French prime minister has announced the suspension of all flights to and from Brazil indefinitely amid concerns about the proliferation of the Brazilian Covid variant and returning travelers spreading the strain. Read Full Article at

Hatch, a neobank for SMBs, launches with $20M in funding from investors like Kleiner Perkins, Foundation and Plaid’s founders

After his last startup, Framed Data, was acquired by Square, Thomson Nguyen began exploring new ideas. While an entrepreneur-in-residence at Kleiner Perkins, Nguyen interviewed hundreds of small business owners and realized that many pay hundreds of dollars i

1Password acquires SecretHub and launches new enterprise secrets management tool

1Password, the password management service that competes with the likes of LastPass and BitWarden, today announced a major push beyond the basics of password management and into the infrastructure secrets management space. To do so, the company has acquired s

Glock, Muller wary of threat from «GT3 specialists» in DTM

Glock and Muller have been regulars in the DTM for the majority of the last decade, becoming one of the star performers for their respective manufacturers BMW and Audi during that period.Together, the two drivers have started 250 DTM races, scoring 15 wins, 4

Tata Motors shares jump 6% after retail sales at Jaguar Land Rover rise

Shares of Tata Motors on Tuesday jumped nearly 6 per cent after the company-owned Jaguar Land Rover reported a 12.4 per cent rise in retail sales to 1,23,483 units in the fourth quarter of 2020-21.

With the right tools, predicting startup revenue is possible

How do you predict earnings when you are still figuring it out? You need to work on making your revenue predictable, repeatable and scalable; and use tools that will help you create projections.

Home gym startup Tempo raises $220M to meet surge in demand for its workout device

When the pandemic forced everyone to stay at home last year, many gym-goers looked to at-home fitness makers to fill the void for their cardiovascular and strength-training workouts. To help meet that demand, Tempo, the five-year-old fitness startup founded b

Deeplite raises $6M seed to deploy ML on edge with fewer compute resources

One of the issues with deploying a machine learning application is that it tends to be expensive and highly compute intensive.  Deeplite, a startup based in Montreal, wants to change that by providing a way to reduce the overall size of the model, allowing i

Bandwango raises $3.1M to power tourism- and experience-focused deals

You might think that a startup whose primary customers are tourism bureaus would have had a pretty rough 2020, but CEO Monir Parikh said Bandwango‘s customer base more than doubled in the past year,  growing from 75 to 200. In Parikh’s words, th

Facebook, Instagram users can now ask ‘oversight’ panel to review decisions not to remove content

Facebook’s self-styled ‘Oversight Board’ (FOB) has announced an operational change that looks intended to respond to criticism of the limits of the self-regulatory content-moderation decision review body: It says it’s started acceptin

US ‘will not need’ AstraZeneca Covid jab for vaccine rollout, Fauci says, as pharma giant suffers another setback

Dr. Anthony Fauci has dismissed the AstraZeneca vaccine, claiming America “will not need it” due to the country’s strong supply of shots from other pharmaceutical companies, as he praised the government’s “successful rollout.” Read Full Article a
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