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White man pleads guilty to hate crimes in deadly Kroger store shooting

A white Kentucky man who gunned down two Black people at a grocery store in October 2018 pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and firearm charges. Federal prosecutors said Thursday that Gregory Bush, 53, of Louisville, targeted the victims because of their race. The shootings happened just before 3 p.m. Oct. 24, 2018, at a […]

Sport

Suspicion stalked Sky but British public bought into success story

Few of those in European cycling’s professional milieu, long schooled in batting away doping suspicions, will be shocked by the findings of the Richard Freeman medical tribunal. Cycling, after all, has a long history of “dodgy doctors”, the most renowned of all being Michele Ferrari, Lance Armstrong’s infamous performance guru. In a sport long shadowed […]

Lifestyle

The role of adult playfulness in romantic life

While play and playfulness have been studied well in children, their structure and consequences are understudied in adults. A new article published in Social and Personality Psychology Compass highlights available research on this topic and also examines why playfulness is important in romantic relationships. The authors note that playfulness encourages the experience of positive emotions […]

Business

Rolls-Royce says can weather crisis despite record loss

The British company said its cash burn should halve this year, and turn positive in the second half as vaccinations kick in and travellers return to the skies. “The worst is now well behind us,” CEO Warren East said. But even if that proves optimistic, Rolls is well placed to cope with more turmoil after […]

Technology

Pokémon Go now shows possible contents of its loot box-style eggs

Pokémon Go’s loot box-style eggs can now show a list of their possible contents – a first for the nearly five-year-old game. The feature is now being tested with a selection of users before being rolled out more widely, developer Niantic announced last night. Clicking on an egg will now show a table of possible […]

News

Thieves roll out of dealership front doors with four Harleys

The stolen Harley-Davidson motorcycles are estimated to be worth more than $95,000. Surveillance video captured four people rolling out the front door of a Harley-Davidson dealership in Indiana with stolen bikes estimated to be worth over $95,000, police said. The incident occurred shortly after 3:20 a.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of South 00 EW […]