Drinking coffee or decaf may help avoid chronic liver disease

By Krista Charles There may be health benefits to daily cups of coffee Suriyo Munkaew / Alamy People who drink coffee regularly have a reduced risk of developing chronic liver disease. The type of coffee doesn’t matter as both caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee offer the same benefits. Oliver Kennedy at the University of Southampton in […]

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Samsung built a more affordable Galaxy Chromebook

TL;DR Samsung has quietly introduced the entry-level Galaxy Chromebook Go. The Chrome OS laptop includes modest specs, although you can equip it with LTE. There’s no mention of availability or pricing at this stage. Don’t worry if you can’t justify the outlay for Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook 2 — there should soon be a more affordable […]

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Twitch suspends two popular female creators over sexy ASMR streams

Popular Twitch streamers Amouranth and Indiefoxx are the two latest casualties of Twitch’s ongoing battle to enforce its own confusing rules around sexually suggestive content. Both creators were suspended following ASMR streams that pushed the bounds of Twitch’s community guidelines forbidding content that isn’t quite sexual in nature but is still too risqué for a […]

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Mobile commerce startup Via rounds up $15 million in Series A funding

Mobile commerce is where it’s at, and rising investment in so-called conversational commerce startups underscores the opportunity. Via, a two-year-old, Bay Area-based startup, is among those riding the wave, having identified some trends that are becoming clearer by the month. First, more e-commerce sales will be on mobile phones this year than desktops (as much […]

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Clubhouse is building a DM text chat feature

Some Clubhouse users were treated to a surprise feature in their favorite app, but it wasn’t long for this world. A new UI element called “backchannel” popped up briefly before disappearing late last week, pointing the Clubhouse faithful to a new area of the app and generating plenty of chatter among users ready for more […]

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Democratic Rhode Island Senator Under Fire For Saying His Membership At All-White Beach Club Is ‘Tradition’

A Democratic Rhode Island Senator who bills himself as being a progressive against systemic racism is in hot water for defending his long-term membership at a private all-white beach club in the state. According to reports, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and his family have been members of the exclusive Bailey’s Beach Club in Newport, Rhode Island, […]

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It’s All Crashing Down On Trump As Prosecutors Tell His COO To Lawyer Up

Advertising The Manhattan DA has told the Chief Operating Officer of the Trump Organization and his son to get lawyers. The Wall Street Journal reported: New York prosecutors are investigating whether a top Trump Organization executive, Matthew Calamari, received tax-free fringe benefitsas part of their probe into whether former President Donald Trump’s company and its […]

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Papers: Benitez close to Everton job

Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Tuesday’s newspapers… DAILY MIRROR Rafael Benitez has held further discussions with Everton’s owners, to take an important step closer to the manager’s job. Steve Clarke admitted he will have to tighten Scotland’s COVID protocols after being left in “shock” by Billy Gilmour’s positive test. Dieter Reite, the mayor of […]

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Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

There has never been an active publicly out gay player in NFL history, although several players have come out after retiring; defensive end Nassib signed a three-year, $25m contract with the Raiders in March 2020 By Sam Johnston Last Updated: 22/06/21 12:04am Carl Nassib signed a three-year $25m contract with the Las Vegas Raiders in […]

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They Got Richer But Their Workers Didn’t: Bill de Blasio Encourages New Yorkers to Buy Local Rather Than From Amazon This Prime Day

Advertising Not too many Americans had a good year financially in 2020. Jeff Bezos, however, had a banner year. The fortune of the Amazon founder only grew while people were stuck in their houses. Amazon has been heavily criticized for the pay and treatment of its workers despite massive profits. On Monday, the online retailer […]

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Euro 2020: England’s Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount to self-isolate after Gilmour Covid-19 test

Dates: 11 June-11 July. Venues: Amsterdam, Baku, Bucharest, Budapest, Copenhagen, Glasgow, London, Munich, Rome, Seville, St Petersburg. Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Radio 5 Live, iPlayer and the BBC Sport website and app. Click here for more details England’s Ben Chilwell and Mason Mount are doubts for Tuesday’s game with the Czech Republic as […]

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Poorer white pupils neglected for decades, say MPs

Getty Images “It’s nothing short of a scandal” how white working class pupils in England have been “let down and neglected” by the education system for decades, says a hard-hitting report from MPs. Robert Halfon, education select committee chairman, dismissed “divisive concepts like ‘white privilege’ that pit one group against another”. Poorer white pupils were […]

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