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Dr. Martin Tobin, Chauvin Trial Expert Witness, Dismisses Talk of Overdose

A pulmonologist told jurors that Derek Chauvin pressed 86.9 pounds onto the neck of George Floyd, who tried to push himself off the pavement with his fingertips. MINNEAPOLIS — It was a video everyone in the courtroom has been shown repeatedly, of George Floyd facedown on the street with Derek Chauvin’s knee on his neck. But this time, it was slowe..

Does It Hurt Children to Measure Pandemic Learning Loss?

Research shows many young children have fallen behind in reading and math. But some educators are worried about stigmatizing an entire generation. Over the past year, Deprece Bonilla, a mother of five in Oakland, Calif., has gotten creative about helping her children thrive in a world largely mediated by screens. She signed them up for online phoni..

In the George Floyd Case, Why Is Cause of Death so...

The prosecution in Derek Chauvin’s trial is trying to establish that George Floyd died from a lack of oxygen. Here, experts break down the key medical terminology surrounding his autopsies. Dr. Andrew Baker may be one of the most important witnesses to be called in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. It was his duty to determine why George Floyd di..

Belfast protests: Burning car rams into police line as nightly rioting...

Police officers equipped with riot gear were pelted with stones, petrol bombs and fireworks during the latest night of protests in Northern Ireland on Friday. Water cannons were deployed against demonstrators in response. The disturbance in Belfast has entered its second week despite calls for peace and unity coming from political and religious le..

‘Ridiculously over the top’: BBC creates special complaint form as viewers...

The BBC has been inundated with a wave of complaints over its marathon coverage of the death of Prince Philip, even setting up a special page for viewers to voice their gripes about the outlet’s “excessive” reporting. With the Duke of Edinburgh passing at the age of 99 on Friday, the British broadcaster kicked into overdrive, devoting ‘round-the-c..

Boy, 3, falls into pool and drowns near Cagliari

(ANSA) - CAGLIARI, APR 9 - A three- and-a-half-year-old boy fell into a swimming pool and drowned near Cagliari on Friday. An emergency crew doctor tried to revive the boy but could do nothing for him. Witnesses said the boy got way from his family during a ceremony. The accident took place at a small seaside villa at Quartu Sant'Elena. (ANSA)..

Poland Marks 11th Anniversary Of Presidential Plane Crash In Russia

Poland has commemorated the 11th anniversary of a plane crash near the Russian city of Smolensk that killed 96 people -- including Poland's then-President Lech Kaczynski, his wife, and many of the country's senior political and military officials. Many Poles, including senior members of the governing Law and Justice Party, question the re..

Pentagon Chief To Visit Allies Amid Heightened Russia-Ukraine Tensions

U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin was due on April 10 to embark on a series of overseas meetings with U.S. allies amid rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia and what Washington calls Moscow's "destabilizing behavior." During the week ahead, Austin is due to meet with government and military leaders in Israel, Germany, at NATO Headquarte..

Russians’ lack of sympathy for Navalny may be partly down to...

By Paul Robinson, a professor at the University of Ottawa. He writes about Russian and Soviet history, military history, and military ethics, and is author of the Irrussianality blog. It’s been said that there are two very different Russias. The one 146 million live in and the version depicted by the anglophone media. Recent polling suggests that ..

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Conducts ‘Routine’ Drills Near Taiwan

AdvertisementChina’s first aircraft carrier led a flotilla of five other warships in exercises and training drills in waters east of Taiwan this week. The Liaoning and its escorts passed through the Miyako Strait last Saturday and were tracked by Japanese Self Defense Forces. The Miyako Strait is the widest strait in Japan’s Ryukyu chain, spanning ..

The Hidden Motive of China’s Zero Emissions Pledge: Energy Security

AdvertisementJudging from moves made by countries throughout the world in the past two years, the global economy (including the automobile industry and energy industry, among others) has picked up amazing momentum in the transition and shift toward new sources of energy. In the past, such measures were either taken halfheartedly or merely discussio..

Kidnappings Plague Chinese Worksites in Nigeria

AdvertisementTwo Chinese citizens working at a gold mine in southwestern Nigeria were kidnapped on April 5, China’s Foreign Ministry confirmed on Thursday. “Upon learning of it, the Chinese consulate general in Lagos immediately activated emergency response mechanism, urging the Nigerian police to rescue the hostages and ensure their safety, and gu..

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Analysis-Amazon’s win in union fight shows harsh realities facing labor movement

By Jeffrey Dastin, Mike Spector 8 Min Read (Reuters) Inc’s fierce resistance to unionization, skepticism among workers that organizing could get them a better deal and decisions on election parameters all contributed to the apparently lopsided defeat of a labor drive at the company’s warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, people close to the e..


Taylor Swift Fans Can’t Get Enough Of Sophie Turner Listening To...

2008 was a long time ago, and it shows. These days, Taylor Swift no longer has sour feelings toward the Jonas Brothers member who reportedly broke up with her over the phone in “like 27 seconds” when she was 18 and he was 19. She even seems to be friends with Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner. Back in the day, their breakup inspired some great music, inc..

Melissa McCarthy’s New Thunder Force Movie Has A Stacked Cast, But...

That’s pretty high praise from someone with the comedic talents of Melissa McCarthy. The Thunder Force star complemented Klementieff’s performance as Laser, one of The King’s super-powered villains. Co-star Octavia Spencer went on to also mention Klementieff’s surprisingly impressive deadpan capabilities: Let's Post Your Story on Open Magazine!

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Real reason Kyle and Imogen broke up

In a rare, candid new interview, Kyle Sandilands has finally provided insight into his split from long-term girlfriend Imogen Anthony. Kyle Sandilands has opened up about his headline-grabbing split from ex-girlfriend Imogen Anthony, who he was with for eight years before they called it quits in 2019. Speaking candidly on Mamamia’s No Filter podcast, the controversial KIIS FM radio host told Mia Freedman the 19-year age gap was a contributing fac..

Harry’s veiled swipe at Queen

His first Netflix project has been announced but one word in his statement carries with it a painful message for the royal family. In the wild, heady days after Harry and Meghan, Duke and Duchess of Sussex, explosively announced they wanted out of full-time royal life in early January last year, a series of giddy, wholly unsubstantiated rumours flew, including one that the couple was set to be invited to the 2020 Academy Awards. It would have be..


Head-to-head: Kevin Punter vs. Shane Larkin

Two of the most prolific scorers in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague, Kevin Punter of AX Armani Exchange Milan and Shane Larkin of Anadolu Efes Istanbul, go head-to-head in the fashion capital in their respective regular-season finales on Friday night. The stakes are high for Punter and Milan, which would secure home-court advantage for the playoffs..


Mi AI Smart Speaker (Second Generation) With 8W Output, Voice Recognition...

Mi AI Smart Speaker (second generation) has launched in China on Friday, April 9. It has the same design and aesthetics as the previous generation model but comes with some improvements. The Mi AI Smart Speaker (second generation) supports daisy chaining, which allows you to pair two Mi AI Smart Speaker models together. There are physical controls ..

Apple to sell genuine iPhone parts to independent repairers, with some...

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text sizeIndependent phone repair shops in Australia will soon be able to repair the newest iPhones, using genuine Apple parts, as long as they are approved by the tech gaint to join its Independent Repair Provider program. Joining the program will help the shops avoid the problems associated with them using cheaper imitation parts to fix the newer models of the iPhone. However, for many the deal with Ap..
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