Russia’s Wagner Group fighters fire 2,000 rounds of ammunition a day in battle with determined Ukrainian army

Russia’s Wagner Group fighters fire 2,000 rounds of ammunition a day in battle with determined Ukrainian army

Russia’s Wagner Group, a private military mercenary unit, has seen each of its fighters reportedly burn an average of 2,000 rounds a day trying to fend off a ferocious Ukrainian counter-offensive. Fighting to hold on to gains in Ukraine’s Donbas region, Wagner Group fighters have faced a barrage of attacks by Ukrainian forces trying to … Read more

Nick Carter accused of raping an underage autistic fan in 2001

Nick Carter accused of raping an underage autistic fan in 2001

Nick Carter is accused of raping an underage girl in 2001, according to a new lawsuit and a news conference held Thursday by the alleged victim and her attorneys. Shannon “Shay” Ruth tearfully claimed on Facebook Live that she was sexually assaulted by a member of the Backstreet Boys when she was just 17 years … Read more

The SEC issues new guidelines requiring companies to disclose cryptocurrency risks

The SEC issues new guidelines requiring companies to disclose cryptocurrency risks

Exterior view of the headquarters of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in Washington. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The Securities and Exchange Commission issued new guidance on Thursday that requires companies that issue securities to disclose to investors their exposure and risk to the cryptocurrency market. The guidance comes about a month after FTX, … Read more

Week 14 Injury Report (Ravens)

Week 14 Injury Report (Ravens)

The Steelers continued to prepare for Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens, working out at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex. Linebacker TJ Watt (ribs) and receiver Diontae Johnson (hip) did not practice Thursday after both were limited Wednesday. Defensive lineman Larry Ogunjobi (toe) did not practice for the second straight day. Running back Najee Harris … Read more

Harnessing the brain’s immune cells to reverse Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Harnessing the brain’s immune cells to reverse Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases

Many neurodegenerative diseases or conditions that result from the loss of function or death of brain cells remain largely incurable. Most available treatments target only one of the many processes that can lead to neurodegeneration, which may not be effective in completely resolving disease symptoms or progression, if at all. But what if researchers harnessed … Read more

China’s Xi Jinping is deepening Saudi ties on a pivotal route

China’s Xi Jinping is deepening Saudi ties on a pivotal route

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Chinese leader Xi Jinping met Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a key visit to the Middle East, where the world’s biggest oil importer deepened ties with its biggest exporter in trade deals that included energy and technology deals but stalled explicit expansion of military cooperation. An honor guard welcomed … Read more

The flu vaccine appears to be a very good match for circulating strains, the CDC says

The flu vaccine appears to be a very good match for circulating strains, the CDC says

This year’s flu shots appear to be a “very good match” with circulating strains, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Rochelle Walensky at Monday’s press conference. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 4-5 minutes WASHINGTON – This year’s flu shots appear to be a “very good match” with the circulating strains, … Read more