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Syrian rebel fighters prepare to deploy to Azerbaijan in sign of Turkey’s ambition

Syrian rebel fighters have signed up to work for a private Turkish security company as border guards in Azerbaijan, several volunteers in Syria’s last rebel stronghold have said, at a time when the long-running conflict between Baku and neighbouring Armenia is showing dangerous signs of escalation. The potential deployment is a sign of Turkey’s growing […]

Sport

Dallas Goedert will miss time with ankle injury

Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert left in the first quarter with an ankle injury. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports Goedert will miss some time with the injury. Goedert will undergo an MRI on Monday to get a definitive diagnosis and a better prognosis. Goedert limped off after a 7-yard completion on the Eagles’ second […]

Lifestyle

Surgical quality and safety rely on institutional leadership, resources, and culture

CHICAGO: Hospital resources and infrastructure dedicated to improving quality and safety are essential for achieving safe and high-quality surgical outcomes. A comprehensive review of four key principles of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Quality Verification Program demonstrates the importance of an overall hospital culture of quality and safety, including top- and mid-level, quality-focused leadership […]

Business

Chinese investors flock to newly-launched funds targeting Ant IPO

Chinese investors are pouring into newly-launched mutual funds targeting Ant Group’s upcoming initial public offering, underscoring strong demand for technology shares at a time when Chinese tech firms are facing increasing U.S. scrutiny. Alibaba Group’s fintech arm Ant Group aims to raise about $35 billion in a dual listing in Hong Kong and Shanghai’s STAR […]

Technology

Bloodborne’s cut Great One Beast boss is now playable again thanks to new mod

Bloodborne fans have been tirelessly uncovering cut content inside developer From Software’s code, an absolute mountain of it in fact, since launch in 2015; and now one of these excised treats – the fearsome Great One Beast boss – has been made playable in a new mod. The Great One Beast is a cut boss […]

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Breonna Taylor: Kentucky attorney general agrees to release grand jury recordings

Kentucky’s attorney general has said he will release a recording of the grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case, after a judge ordered they be filed in court by noon on Wednesday. It follows an anonymous juror suing for them to be made public. Attorney general, Daniel Cameron, said in a statement: “The Grand […]

Sport

Philip Rivers hits two milestones as Colts throttle Jets 36-7

Philip Rivers built an impressive NFL career with the Chargers and he hit a couple of significant personal milestones in Sunday’s rout of the Jets. Rivers threw his 400th career touchdown and passed 60,000 career passing yards before giving way to Jacoby Brissett in the fourth quarter of a 36-7 laugher. Rivers is the sixth […]

Lifestyle

Emotional exhaustion during times of unrest

Local and world events have brought out strong emotions and stressors this year, often one right after another. They include COVID-19, social distancing, quarantines, stay-at-home orders, furloughs, job loss, masking, racial injustice, protests and demonstrations. There’s no question 2020 has been a year full of change and trauma. In addition to social unrest, you may […]

Business

SoftBank brings food service robot to labour-strapped Japan

SoftBank’s robotics arm said on Monday it will bring a food service robot developed by California-based Bear Robotics to Japan as restaurants grapple with labour shortages and a new socially distanced norm as a result of the novel coronavirus. The robot named Servi will act as a sort of waiter, using its layers of trays […]

Technology

As Far As The Eye is a thoughtful, soothing spin on turn-based strategy

Strategy is a staid and somewhat static genre, so it’s always a pleasure to see something come along and jumble it up a bit. As Far As The Eye is a strategy game – it’s about planting a base and gathering resources – but it’s a nomadic one, a Roguelike, and it’s largely pacifist, based […]