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Nurse, 38, struck off after forging prescriptions died from medication overdose

A nurse died from a Codeine overdose after she became dependent on the painkiller because of severe neck problems and after she was the victim of a sex attack at a hospital, an inquest heard. Katie Corrigan – who had been “desperate to become a nurse” – suffered with anxiety and depression and her family […]

Sport

Report: TNT makes $30M in ad revenue during All-Star Weekend

The NBA All-Star game, as Kawhi Leonard said, is about money. Which, of course. The NBA is a business designed to turn a profit. But just how much money is on the line with the All-Star game? Sam Amick of The Athletic: a source with knowledge of the network’s finances said Turner makes approximately $30 […]

Lifestyle

Lockdown study finds undiagnosed mental health crisis among new mothers

New mothers experienced worryingly high rates of depression and anxiety during the first lockdown, our new research has revealed. One of the major contributing factors to them feeling this way was the psychological impact of social distancing measures. Our study examined the psychological and social experiences of over 600 women with babies between birth and […]

Business

Pinterest beats estimates on ad spending recovery, strong user growth

Image-sharing company Pinterest Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Thursday, benefiting from strong user growth and heavy advertising by e-commerce retailers during the holiday season. Shares of the company jumped nearly 10% in extended trading as its first-quarter sales growth forecast of a rise in the low 70% range also beat Wall Street expectations of […]

Technology

The ESA is planning to revive E3 as an online-only event this year

Most gamers probably already saw this coming. Blizzcon and other, similar events (including non-gaming tech conferences) have already migrated to online-only formats, and after the cancellation of E3 2020, it’s no surprise to see it happen here, too. This information comes courtesy of a new report from VGC. The outlet was able to get its […]

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Passenger jet leaves runway in Pittsburgh amid snow

There were no injuries reported among the 77 aboard after the Boeing 717 bound for Atlanta left a taxiway amid snowy conditions, officials said. A Delta jet left a Pittsburgh runway during snowy conditions Wednesday as it attempted to take off, the airport and airline said. There were no injuries after Delta flight 2231 with […]

Sport

Minnesota’s Malik Beasley sentenced to 120 days in jail for felony threats of violence

A Minnesota judge sentenced Timberwolves guard Malik Beasley to 120 days in jail after he had already pled guilty to one felony count of threats of violence, waving a gun at a family that parked near his home. Beasley was also given three years of probation, with no use of alcohol or drugs during that […]

Lifestyle

As you look around, mental images bounce between right and left brain

Ask anyone from an NFL quarterback scanning the field for open receivers, to an air traffic controller monitoring the positions of planes, to a mom watching her kids run around at the park: We depend on our brain to hold what we see in mind, even as we shift our gaze around and even temporarily […]

Business

Global equities markets rise on better outlook, dollar gains

Global equities rallied for a fourth day of gains on Thursday as signs of a stable U.S. labor market, a revitalized dollar and rising bond yields turned attention to economies on the mend rather than the recent trading feud sparked by retail investors. Longer-term U.S. Treasury yields rose in anticipation of a large pandemic relief […]

Technology

Re-Logic cancels Terraria on Stadia after losing access to Google accounts for three weeks

Often described as a 2D version of Minecraft, Terraria has seen widespread success since its launch in 2011. It had sold more than 30 million copies across 14 platforms as of last April and has received hundreds of updates, adding new content and evolving the game. It was about to add a fifteenth platform of […]