News

Belarusian protest leader detained while trying to leave country, state media reports

Maria Kolesnikova came to prominence when she united with two other women ahead of the election, urging people to vote Lukashenko out and demand change. A leading Belarusian opposition figure has been detained while trying to cross into neighboring Ukraine, Belarusian state media reported Tuesday after weeks of protest over a disputed election result. Concerns […]

Sport

Alex Okafor out with hamstring injury

The Chiefs have lost another defensive lineman. Defensive end Alex Okafor is out with a hamstring injury, the team announced. Chiefs defensive tackle Khalen Saunders left in the first quarter with an elbow injury. Before the game, Okafor was the only player from either team to kneel for the national anthem. Cornerback Charvarius Ward is […]

Lifestyle

Gut microbiota not involved in the incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus

Maternal overweight and obesity increase the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus. Gut microbiota composition has recently been associated with both overweight and a range of metabolic diseases. However, it has thus far been unclear whether gut microbiota is involved in the incidence of gestational diabetes. A clinical study with the purpose to investigate the impact […]

Business

Rio Tinto bows to pressure over cave blast as CEO, executives exit

MELBOURNE – Rio Tinto RIO.AX parted ways with its chief executive and two deputies on Friday, bowing to a shareholder outcry over the destruction of two significant Aboriginal rockshelters and what was seen as the miner’s inadequate initial response. The departures are the highest profile examples yet of the increasing muscle of institutional investors to […]

Technology

We’re not kidding: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 is one of the best games of the generation

Classic titles shine brighter than ever on modern hardware. A franchise icon that fell on hard times, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater had a huge impact on gaming across the generations until somehow, it lost its edge – and its relevance, with the abysmal THPS5 in particular hammering the final nails into the coffin. However, while […]

News

More than 25 apes trafficked from Congo recovered in Zimbabwe

Large seizure of pangolin scales also carried out, government says, as four suspects are arrested At least 26 great apes illegally removed from the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been seized in Zimbabwe, where four suspected traffickers have been arrested. Congo‚Äôs environment minister, Claude Nyamugabo Bazibuhe, also announced a large seizure of pangolin scales […]