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Who is Martin Bashir? ‘Dishonest’ Journalist Who Tricked Princess Diana into 1995 TV Interview

Martin Bashir shot to fame with his sensational BBC interview with princess Diana that detailed her collapsing marriage to Prince Charles. But an independent investigation commissioned by the BBC ruled Thursday that Bashir acted in a dishonest and deceitful way to get Diana to agree to the interview. The scoop, which was watched by 22.8 […]


Smaller towns driving growth in home loans

MUMBAI: Despite the pandemic and a lockdown in the first half of the fiscal, outstanding home loans grew 9.6% to Rs 22.3 lakh crore in the first nine months of FY21. As the virus hit metros in the first wave, more people purchased homes in smaller towns, resulting in tier-2 and -3 centres recording the […]


Why Justin Fields is Bears’ best chance to end their QB curse – Chicago Bears Blog

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — In three simple sentences, rookie quarterback Justin Fields provided the city of Chicago with the kind of reassurance not felt in these parts in more than a generation. “I’ve been kind of in the spotlight since high school,” Fields, the Bears first-round draft pick, said last week when questioned about his […]


Robinhood to give retail investors access to IPO shares

The Robinhood application on a smartphone. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Robinhood is giving amateur investors access to initial public offering shares in its latest move to democratize retail investing. IPO shares have historically been set aside for Wall Street’s institutional investors or high-net worth individuals. Retail traders typically don’t have a vehicle to […]

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Iceberg Splits From Antarctica, Becoming World’s Largest

The largest iceberg on record, B15, broke off from the Ross Ice Shelf in March 2000 measuring more than 4,200 square miles (11,000 square kilometers). Despite being more than twice the size of A76, Dr. Shuman said, B15 did not destabilize the Ross Ice Shelf. B15 has since fractured into several icebergs, all but one […]

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US ends use of 2 immigration jails accused of mistreatment

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. AP Photo WASHINGTON: A detention facility in Georgia where women claim they were subjected to unwanted medical procedures and a Massachusetts jail that has drawn complaints of inhumane conditions will no longer be used to detain immigrants, the Biden administration said Thursday. The Department of Homeland Security said it would […]


Washington Football Team releases longtime starting RT Morgan Moses

The Washington Football Team released longtime starting right tackle Morgan Moses on Thursday after granting him permission to seek a trade earlier in the week. Washington saves $7.75 million in salary-cap space by releasing Moses. The move will result in $1.9 million in dead cap room. Moses, a 2014 third-round pick, just turned 30 years […]


Tesla plans to deliver Model S Plaid in June after months of delays

Elon Musk said in a tweet on Thursday that Tesla will hold a “delivery event” at the company’s Fremont, California, factory on June 3 for the long-delayed Model S Plaid. Specifically, he wrote: “Tesla Model S Plaid delivery event June 3 at our California factory. Fastest production car ever 0 to 60mph in under 2 secs.” […]


Contaminated blood inquiry: Matt Hancock to give evidence

The health secretary will face questions about compensation for victims of contaminated blood on Friday. Source link

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U.S. Looks to Rebuild Gaza, but Aid Could Hinge on Hamas’s Rocket Arsenal

WASHINGTON — With a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants on the horizon, the Biden administration is now turning to how it can help rebuild the besieged Gaza Strip — and in turn bring pressure, through promises of financial support, on Hamas not to resume fighting. President Biden had urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of […]