Day: January 31, 2020

Report: Wizards could be buyer before trade deadline, maybe for Tristan Thompson

As the sun was setting on the Ernie Grunfeld era, the Wizards made one last desperation move last season. Washington traded Kelly Oubre for Trevor Ariza, who was an impending unrestricted free agent and 10 years older than Oubre. Oubre has built on his promise, and Phoenix leveraged his restricted rights to re-sign him. The […]

Night-shift Workers at Risk Of Heart Disease, Diabetes

Researchers, including one of an Indian-origin, have found that shift workers are at a significantly increased risk for sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome, which increases a person’s risk for heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. Night-shift workers are especially prone to developing sleep disorders and metabolic syndrome. The risks increase even more for those […]

Boeing will not cancel CEO incentive award tied to 737 MAX return

Boeing Co (BA.N) told U.S. lawmakers it will not cancel an incentive award for its new chief executive tied to the return of its grounded 737 MAX despite criticism from Congress, according to a letter made public on Tuesday. David Calhoun, who took over as Boeing chief executive last month, is receiving a $1.4 million […]

Twitter will ban ‘deceptive’ faked media that could cause ‘serious harm’

Twitter will ban faked pictures, video, and other media that are “deceptively shared” and pose a serious safety risk. The company just announced a new policy on synthetic and manipulated media — a category that encompasses sophisticated deepfake videos, but also low-tech deceptively edited content. In addition to banning egregious offenders, Twitter will label some […]

Memo shows CBP ordered agents to question Iranian Americans at the border

The Customs and Border Protection office responsible for much of the northern U.S. border ordered its agents to detain and question Iranian Americans about their faith and military service after the U.S. killed an Iranian general, according to a memo. CBP officials had previously denied issuing any such directive. The CBP memo, confirmed to be […]