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Opening Ceremony’s Creative Director Fired Over Holocaust Joke

Here’s what you need to know: The opening ceremony that Kentaro Kobayashi planned will go ahead as scheduled at the Olympic Stadium despite him being fired.Credit…Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times TOKYO — Thursday was another warmup day for the Olympics, a second day in the spotlight for softball, and a first for men’s soccer. On […]

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Websites Back Up After Brief Global Outage Linked To Akamai

Services resumed after rolling back the update, Akamai said Many websites were briefly down in an outage sparked by a glitch in Akamai Technologies Inc’s systems, the second major disruption linked to the cloud company in about a month. “We have implemented a fix for this issue, and based on current observations, the service is […]


How the HIPAA Law Works

As September beckons people back to the office and the highly infectious Delta variant of the coronavirus spreads rapidly across the country, workplaces are navigating a range of challenges, including whether to require employees to be vaccinated or to reimpose mask mandates. Some, including Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene, Republican of Georgia, are resisting those calls, […]


Intel Sales Forecast Implies Rocky Second Half Of 2021 Amid Supply Constraints

Chipmaker Intel Corp said on Thursday it still faces supply chain constraints and gave an annual sales forecast that implied a weak end of the year. The 2021 forecast of $73.5 billion in adjusted sales was higher than Wall Street expectations, appeared driven by a strong second quarter ended June 26 and a modestly better-than-expected […]


New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp dies from injuries suffered in bike accident

New York Jets assistant Greg Knapp, a well-traveled NFL coach who worked with Pro Football Hall of Famer Steve Young and soon-to-be-inducted Peyton Manning over his 25-year career, died Thursday from injuries suffered when he was struck by a car while biking last Saturday in San Ramon, California. He was 58. The affable Knapp, known […]

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SCOOP: John Abraham goes lean for Shah Rukh Khan, Emraan Hashmi beefs up to take on Salman Khan : Bollywood News

Bollywood Hungama has been a constant in providing exclusive updates to our readers about two of the biggest films of Hindi Cinema – Tiger 3 and Pathan. While it’s a known thing that John Abraham plays the negative lead alongside Shah Rukh Khan in Pathan, whereas Emraan Hashmi has taken a baddie turn against Salman Khan […]

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UK Leaders Hail a Return to Normal; Their Phone App Disagrees

LONDON — Gas stations closed, garbage collection canceled and supermarket shelves stripped bare of food, water and other essential goods. In a week when Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised England a return to normality after the end of months of lockdown rules, a coronavirus-weary nation has instead been battered by a new crisis. This one […]

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WVa Man Convicted Of Using Shoplifters For Resale Scheme

CHARLESTON, W.Va.: A West Virginia man has been convicted of organizing a network of shoplifters, many of them addicted to drugs, to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in store merchandise that he then resold on the internet. A federal jury convicted Nedeltcho Vladimirov of Cross Lanes of three counts of money laundering and one […]


Kaseya, the tech firm hit by ransomware, gets the key to unlock its customers’ data.

Kaseya, the Miami-based company at the center of a ransomware attack on hundreds of businesses over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, said on Thursday that it had received a key that would help customers unlock access to their data and networks. The mystery is how the company obtained the key. Kaseya said only that […]


Chicago White Sox rookie Yermín Mercedes back with Triple-A team day after stepping away from baseball

CHICAGO — One day after announcing he was stepping away from baseball, Yermín Mercedes was back with the Chicago White Sox‘s Triple-A affiliate Thursday. The White Sox confirmed Thursday that Mercedes, the surprising rookie who carried the team with his booming bat early in the season and then got sent to the minors after a […]