Art

British artist Banksy claims hula-hooping girl street art

British artist Banksy claims hula-hooping girl street art

Slideshow ( 4 images ). NOTTINGHAM, England (Reuters) - The elusive British street artist Banksy confirmed on Saturday that a new artwork that appeared on a wall in Nottingham, central England, depicting a young girl using a bicycle tyre as a hula-hoop is his work. The work appeared on Tuesday on the red brick wall of a beauty salon, next to a bicycle that was locked to a metal signpost and missing its back wheel. A picture of the work in the ... Full story

Education

Durham University lockdown students run corridor marathon

Durham University lockdown students run corridor marathon

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Economics

Fed's Bostic says significant portions of U.S. recovery are weak or nonexistent

Fed's Bostic says significant portions of U.S. recovery are weak or nonexistent

FILE PHOTO: President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Raphael W. Bostic speaks at a European Financial Forum event in Dublin, Ireland February 13, 2019. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/File Photo. (Reuters) - It will be a while before the U.S. economy is fully recovered and before the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates or remove the support it is providing financial markets, Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank ... Full story

Entertainment

CVS Hiring 15,000 In Anticipation Of Rising Flu And Covid-19 Cases In Coming Months

CVS Hiring 15,000 In Anticipation Of Rising Flu And Covid-19 Cases In Coming Months

CVS announced that it would hire 15,000 people for the fall and winter seasons, citing an increase in Covid-19 cases and predictions that incidences of flu will also begin rising, according to a company press release on . NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 26: A man wearing masks walks past a CVS Pharmacy where a "Free flue ... [+] shots here" sign is displayed as the city continues Phase 4 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to slow the ... Full story

Health

Notorious Emotet Malware Starts Using Fake Windows Update Alerts To Deceive Victims

Notorious Emotet Malware Starts Using Fake Windows Update Alerts To Deceive Victims

The cybercriminal controllers of one of the world’s most notorious malware strains are taking a new approach to luring potential victims. Their new email campaign is using a bogus Windows Update alert to kickstart the infection process. Entrepreneur angry and furious with a laptop in a little office or home getty. The malicious emails don’t mention anything about updating in the subject or the message body. Those follow the cybercriminal ... Full story

Law

Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK 'hypocrites'

Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK 'hypocrites'

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Living

Wales to impose two-week deep firebreak: 'everyone must stay at home'

Wales to impose two-week deep firebreak: 'everyone must stay at home'

Slideshow ( 4 images ). LONDON (Reuters) - Wales on Monday said it would impose a 2-week sharp “firebreak” lockdown from Friday in which everybody apart from essential workers would have to stay at home. “It will have to be sharp and deep in order to have the impact we need,” Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford told reporters. “Everyone in Wales will be required to stay at home.”. All non-essential businesses will have to close. Full story

Politics

All-female scientific coalition calls for protection of Antarctic Peninsula

All-female scientific coalition calls for protection of Antarctic Peninsula

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Climate change and human activity are harming Antarctica and threatening wildlife from humpback whales to microscopic algae, more than 280 scientists and conservation experts say in urging protections for the icy region. Slideshow ( 3 images ). The coalition - all women - called for creating a new marine protection area around Antarctica, as governments on Monday began a two-week meeting of the Commission for the ... Full story

Sport

Bulls are back in the Nasdaq and options are aflutter

Bulls are back in the Nasdaq and options are aflutter

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors are once again chasing upside in shares of tech companies after a sharp sell-off in U.S. equities last month. FILE PHOTO: A man walks near Nasdaq MarketSite in an empty Times Square as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in New York City, U.S., March 29, 2020. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz. Despite last week’s market dip, the tech-heavy Nasdaq remains around 3% away from its record high. Traders - many ... Full story

Technology

Lockheed picks Relativity’s 3D-printed rocket for experimental NASA mission – TechCrunch

Lockheed picks Relativity’s 3D-printed rocket for experimental NASA mission – TechCrunch

Relativity Space has bagged its first public government contract, and with a major defense contractor at that. The launch startup’s 3D-printed rockets are a great match for a particularly complex mission Lockheed is undertaking for NASA’s Tipping Point program . The mission is a test of a dozen different cryogenic fluid management systems, including liquid hydrogen, which is a very difficult substance to work with indeed. The tests will take ... Full story