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Moment brave pensioner, 77, fights off mugger outside cashpoint

This is the moment a 77-year-old man fights off a mugger at a cash machine, throwing a flurry of punches and forcing him to flee empty handed. CCTV shows the pensioner parking in a seemingly empty Sainsbury’s car park on February 5, and getting out of the car to withdraw some cash. As he begins […]

Clijsters loses to Muguruza during return to WTA Tour – NBC Sports

Kim Clijsters’ first WTA Tour match since 2012 ended with a 6-2, 7-6 (6) loss to Garbine Muguruza at the Dubai Championships on Monday. The 36-year-old Clijsters is making a second comeback – this time after more than seven years away from professional tennis – but was broken in the opening game against Muguruza, a […]

Study reveals how low oxygen levels in the heart predispose people to cardiac arrhythmias

Low oxygen levels in the heart have long been known to produce life-threatening arrhythmias, even sudden death. Until now, it was not clear how. New findings, in a study led by Steve A. N. Goldstein, MD, Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs at the University of California, Irvine, and distinguished professor in the UCI School […]

Oil up more than 2% on slowing coronavirus cases, U.S. move on Venezuela

Brent crude LCOc1 settled at $59.12 a barrel, rising $1.37, or 2.4%. U.S. oil CLc1 settled at $53.29, gaining $1.24, or 2.4%. Official data showed new coronavirus cases in China fell for a second day, although the World Health Organization said there was not enough data to know if the epidemic was being contained. Wall […]

Apple warns of worldwide iPhone shortages due to coronavirus disruption

Renowned Apple analysts Ming-Chi Kuo earlier this month slashed his first-quarter iPhone shipment forecast by 10 percent due to disruption caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China, where most of the company’s products are manufactured. And while Apple says work has resumed in the country, it’s “experiencing a slower return to normal conditions” than expected. […]

Man denies raping stranger saying attacker ‘could be his twin’

A man accused of stalking, choking and then trying to rape a stranger claims the attacker could be his twin brother, a court heard. Khaled Argoub, 21, is said to have dragged the terrified woman into a park after following her off a Night Tube at Colliers Wood station, southwest London, in the early hours […]

China forfeits Davis Cup tie in Romania due to virus

China forfeited a Davis Cup tie on Tuesday because its men’s tennis team cannot travel to Romania next month. The International Tennis Federation cited “increased restrictions in response to the current coronavirus outbreak” for the decision. China was to play in Piatra Neamt, Romania, on March 6-7 in a World Group I playoff. The ITF […]

Time of day affects global brain fluctuations

As the day progresses, the strength of the brain’s global signal fluctuation shows an unexpected decrease, according to a study published on February 18 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Csaba Orban and a multi-disciplinary team of scientists from the Faculty of Engineering, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and N.1 Institute of Health […]

GFG Alliance to invest 2 billion euros in European steel operations

The investment is a leap of faith in a sector that is grappling with issues of over-supply and falling demand, expected to be made worse by the impact of the coronavirus. But it is also under pressure from investors worried about climate change when steel is responsible for an estimated 7% of all greenhouse gas […]

Windows 10 Your Phone app to support RCS messaging from your computer

Rich Communication Services (RCS) is supposed to replace the outdated SMS with one that’s similar to internet-based messaging services like iMessage or WhatsApp. Google was even able to finish rolling out RCS in the United States via the Android Messages application. However, it seems that Microsoft is adding RCS support to Your Phone, the built-in […]