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NYPD investigates alleged anti-trans subway assault as possible hate crime

New York police are investigating allegations of an assault on a transgender woman on a subway train Friday night as a possible hate crime. Police are looking for suspects after trans journalist Serena Daniari alleged that a couple on the C train spat on her, hit her and called her transphobic slurs. Daniari said the […]

New Teeth Gel May Prevent Dental Cavities, Tooth Decay

Researchers have developed a bioactive peptide that coats tooth surfaces, helping prevent new cavities and heal existing ones in lab experiments. Cavities, or dental caries, are the most widespread non-communicable disease globally, according to the World Health Organisation. Having a cavity drilled and filled at the dentist’s office can be painful, but untreated caries could […]

Exclusive: Regulator probes board role in Credit Suisse spying scandal – sources

The Credit Suisse (CSGN.S) spying debacle risks tipping the bank into a crisis that could engulf its top executives. Switzerland’s market supervisor is scrutinizing Credit Suisse’s oversight of chief executive Tidjane Thiam and his top lieutenants as part of a probe into corporate espionage, two people with direct knowledge of the investigation said. FINMA is […]

Vine successor Byte is available now on iOS and Android

Dom Hofmann, the co-creator of Vine who has been quietly working on a successor to the short-form video platform, says the new app, called Byte, is available now on iOS and Android. The app has been available in beta form for quite some time, but its launch late on Friday afternoon came as a complete […]

Diddy slams Grammys, says ‘black music has never been respected’ by Recording Academy

Sean “Diddy” Combs slammed the Recording Academy before a star-studded crowd at the Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala on Saturday night, saying hip-hop and black music have “never been respected by the Grammys,” ironically as he accepted his award as the 2020 Grammy Salute to Industry Icons honoree. Among the artists in the crowd at the […]

Michael Jordan: ‘Words can’t describe the pain I’m feeling. I loved Kobe’

Kobe Bryant grew up idolizing Michael Jordan. Bryant styled his game after Jordan. Bryant even wanted to sign with Jordan’s Wizards. Though they never became teammates, Bryant still developed a brotherly relationship with Jordan. In the wake of Bryant’s tragic death, Jordan shared a heartfelt message. Bryant once said he wanted Jordan or Phil Jackson […]

Online Bullying More Horrifying, Leads to Depression In Youths

As researchers have found that cyberbullying amplifyies symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people, health experts here also stressed that in some cases it can be far more horrifying than physical bullying. According to the experts, cyberbullying is when a child, teen or youngster becomes a target of actions by others — […]

Global stocks slide to two-week low on China virus fears, safe havens gain

Stocks markets tumbled worldwide on Monday as investor worries about the potential economic impact of the coronavirus drove up prices of safe-haven assets such as the Japanese yen and government debt. China’s yuan slid to a 2020 low and commodity-linked currencies such as the Australian dollar fell on mounting concern about the coronavirus. The yen […]

Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend shared compromising texts with her brother, who sold them, WSJ reports

New York prosecutors have evidence suggesting that Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend, Lauren Sanchez, shared compromising texts about her affair with Bezos to her brother, Michael Sanchez, The Wall Street Journal reports. Michael then reportedly sold those photos to the National Enquirer, which then published a story about Lauren and Bezos’ affair last January. The WSJ says […]

Memorial to be held for U.S. men who died battling Australian wildfires

A memorial service will be held for three members of a U.S. aircrew who died when their plane crashed as they fought huge wildfires in Australia, their employer has said in a statement. Capt. Ian H. McBeth of Great Falls, Montana, First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson of Buckeye, Arizona, and Flight Engineer Rick A. DeMorgan […]