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Donald Trump attacks Joe Biden’s support for transgender athletes during 90 minute comeback speech

Donald Trump used his comeback speech Sunday to attack Joe Biden over a new executive order that allows transgender students to compete against their cisgender schoolmates in sports (Pictures: AP)Donald Trump has attacked his successor Joe Biden for passing a new act that includes greater protection for transgender athletes. Speaking for the first time since leaving office at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Sunday, Trump said: ‘Joe Biden and the Democrats are even pushing policies that would destroy women’s sports. ‘Lotta new records are being broken in women’s sports, hate to say that ladies, but a lot of new records, they’re being shattered. You know, for years, every ounce is like a big deal, for many years. All of a sudden somebody comes along and beats ...

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New Elden Ring trailer leaked online and could be delayed to 2022

Well this is awkward (pic: Bandai Namco)Turns out there is a new Elden Ring trailer after all, and while it’s been leaked online it’s only a portion of the whole thing. After rumours of a new Elden Ring trailer being shown off at a supposed Microsoft event this month were shut down, a new trailer has reportedly popped up online, or rather a portion of it. According to VGC, it has seen off-screen footage of the trailer, which is labelled as ‘Bandai Namco confidential.’ For legal reasons, it hasn’t shared the footage itself. The footage contains gameplay of the combat, which is described as being similar to the Dark Souls games, as well as horseback combat, an open world, and boss fights against a dragon and a large foe wielding a sword. There’s nothing to indicate when the tra...

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Mum’s meal prepped shopping trick makes life ‘ten times easier’

Cheers mum for the idea (Picture: Facebook)We all do it. We have all popped to the shops for one thing and returned with things we do not need, or things we already have. It is just a fact of life. But it would definitely save us some time and some money if we could be more efficient with our food shops. Thankfully, one mum has a trick she employs to make sure she doesn’t end up spending frivolously. The Australian mum shared her hack on a Facebook group where it went down very well. The woman revealed that instead of a shopping list, she takes a meal plan on her grocery trip. Not only that, the woman lists all the ingredients in the recipes she’s going to make. To make it easier, she highlights the items she already has, leaving her just with things she actually needs...

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Hurrah, there’s a way to turn the reverse camera off on your phone

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Only the asymmetrical know the pain of seeing an inverted selfie. Those with an iPhone have bemoaned the company for reversing images when you use the phone camera. So instead of showing us what we’re used to – a mirror image – the camera shows how people see us – which can be pretty unnerving. But, one tech-savvy TikTokker has shared a useful tip for turning the feature off. So now you can take selfies and record videos to your heart’s content without the existential crisis of how you really look. The woman, called Talia, revealed the simple process to stop your camera flipping. She said: ‘So you know how all of us co...

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Children under 12 will ‘very likely’ be able to get a vaccine in early 2022, Fauci said

Summary List PlacementA coronavirus vaccine for elementary-school children will "very likely" come in the first few months of 2022, Dr Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden's chief medical advisor, said Sunday. High-school children should be able to get access to vaccines in the fall of this year, he added. "If you project realistically when we'll be able to get enough data to be able to say that elementary school children will be able to be vaccinated, I would think that would be, at the earliest, the end of the year, and very likely the first quarter of 2022," Fauci told NBC. "But for the high school kids, it looks like some time this fall. I'm not sure it's exactly on the first day that school opens, but pretty close to that," he said. Vaccine makers have started trials on children Some...

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This Morning viewers rally around caller whose husband left her after failed IVF treatment: ‘You can do better than him!’

To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video This Morning viewers have rallied round a caller whose husband left her after a failed attempt at IVF treatment.  In a special phone-in dedicated to those who have had their hearts broken in lockdown, Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield were moved by a 32-year-old woman who had been struggling to conceive. Known as ‘Kully’, the caller from Leicester started weeping as she explained: ‘I had a failed cycle of IVF in December. It was all just a couple of weeks and then he’d gone.  ‘I’d like to say I didn’t see it coming, but I think it did. I have been going through fertility treatment for seven years prior to that.  ‘I’m only 32, we ha

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£66,000 in Covid fines handed out at two London lockdown parties

One event organiser was given a £10,000 fine (Picture: Getty Images / iStockphoto)Some £66,000 in fines have been handed out after two illegal coronavirus lockdown parties were busted by police in London. Officers were called to a party of 50 people in Green Street, the West End, in the early hours of Sunday morning. The organiser, a 29-year-old man, was reported for a £10,000 fine for breaking Covid-19 regulations. The others at the party were issued with 50 fixed penalty notices of £800 each. Shortly after this incident, police received a call at around 2am reporting another illegal gathering at a flat in Brooks Mews a short way away. Another 20 people were found at the party, and they were all given £800 fines. Police officers are currently working to discover who th...

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RBC’s US equities chief shares 3 sector recommendations to profit from higher yields — with 3 reasons why stocks are still primed for gains despite the scare from the bond market

Summary List PlacementAll Wall Street eyes turned to the 10-year Treasury note last week as its yield touched early 2020 levels, spooking stock investors who quickly rushed to abandon their riskier assets.  The stock market, which continuously hit record highs throughout 2020 despite the pandemic, took a few steps back. Tech stocks that were crisis winners took a big hit, as the Nasdaq 100 index fell by the most in almost a year. Investors were reacting to the rise in the 10-year yield on the back of better economic growth expectations and the vaccine rollout. As Bank of America's Savita Subramanian observed, the 10-year, which hit a one-year high above 1.6%, crossed the S&P 500's dividend yield and hurt the appeal of stocks for income-focused investors.  However, Lori Calvasina, th...

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How Thinx is teaming up with Target, CVS, and Urban Outfitters to reach new customers and bring cheaper period underwear to the masses

Summary List PlacementThinx is bringing its period underwear to the masses.  The feminine care brand is expanding to major retailers with Thinx for All, its new lower-priced collection now available at select Target stores. According to CEO Maria Molland, Thinx also plans to enter CVS, Urban Outfitters, and the Canadian chain London Drugs in the coming months, as the direct-to-consumer company continues to compete with traditional feminine care brands.  At $17, Thinx for All underwear products — which includes brief, bikini, and high-waisted styles in two colors that come in either moderate or super absorbency levels — retail at half the price of the brand's premium underwear products and are available in sizes up to 4X, marking the company's first foray into true plus-sizing. Molland s...

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Sweet, Cute & Pretty: Yes, We’re Talking About Balaclavas

Last year, a surprising accessory trend caught on with the maximalist fashion crowd, turning standard tops and dresses into statements with one simple addition: the detachable prairie collar. Ganni debuted them during fall ‘20 Copenhagen Fashion Week, followed soon after by Tory Burch in New York and Alberta Ferretti in Milan. Before long, they were everywhere, lining the necks of Instagram influencers with exaggerated taste, like Blanca Miro, Imani Randolph, and Emili Sindlev. But no matter its styling capabilities, a doily-like collar doesn’t stand a chance against winter weather. For that, you’ll need another accessory entirely. And according to Instagram and runways alike, that accessory is a balaclava.  Once worn only by bank robbers and outdoor sportsmen, balaclavas are, quit...

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Golden Globes 2021: Maya Rudolph and Kenan Thompson’s comic cameo divides Twitter

As the 78th annual Golden Globes put on a bicoastal virtual show, co-host Amy Poehler poked fun of the trials of tech difficulties in the age of Zoom acceptance speeches. In a surprise sketch, Poehler called on SNL pals Maya Rudolph and Kenan Thompson. They played the role of a French couple or French siblings — or French siblings who are a couple? — who accept a faux award for best TV/movie/musical music score. Some of the jokes included Rudolph wearing three shoes, Thompson’s attempt at a French accent and Poehler’s reactions to the speech. People took to Twitter to react to this surprise sketch with some loving it, while others were not feeling it. Here’s what they have to say: Thank you to @MayaRudolph and @kenanthompson for keeping tonight interesting with this performance… #GoldenG...

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Spotlight on coronavirus vaccines overshadows furious effort to find new treatments

Might protection from COVID-19 be found in drugs as simple as pseudoephedrine and arthritis medication? Flaxseed and turmeric extract? Fish oil, ibuprofen, nasal spray, Vitamin D? Hopes are high that therapeutics might be hiding in plain sight in the medicine cabinet, but evidence remains sparse as research continues. One year into the pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved just one drug to treat COVID-19, and its effects are modest. A few others, which mimic the work of natural antibodies, have received emergency use authorization, but those aren’t slam-dunks either. So behind the scenes, with deaths mounting and clocks ticking, researchers work “with an intense sense of purpose” to investigate myriad compounds that might tamp down disease. Recovered COVID-19 patient

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Prince Philip transferred to St Bart’s hospital ‘for heart condition treatment’

An ambulance was seen leaving King Edward VII’s Hospital on Monday morning (Picture: PA)The Duke of Edinburgh has been transferred to St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Buckingham Palace has confirmed. Prince Philip, 99, has today been sent for treatment for an infection and testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition. The duke was admitted to King Edward VIl’s Hospital in central London in the evening of Tuesday February 16 after ‘feeling unwell’. He has been receiving treatment there for an ‘infection’ for almost two weeks. This is a breaking news story more to follow… ...read more Source:: Metro...

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The Walking Dead: Daryl heads on a mission to find Rick Grimes in first look

The Walking Dead’s Daryl is on a mission to reunite with Rick Grimes in next week’s episode – no matter what the cost.  As the series continues its six season 10 special episodes, Daryl (played by Norman Reedus) and Carol (Melissa McBride) head off by themselves.  But their adventure soon goes off track with the discovery of an old cabin, causing Daryl to reflect on his time away from Alexandria, following Rick’s supposed ‘death’.  While viewers know that Rick survived the horde of walkers after a bridge explosion in season nine, to the survivors, it was assumed that he’s gone for good.  But Daryl went on search for a body, and never found it.   What he did find was his beloved dog – and a new enemy in the shape of Leah (Lynn Collins).  What made Daryl give up his hunt f

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Trump at CPAC called out his GOP critics and again claimed he won the 2020 election, showing he’s still determined to undermine US democracy

Summary List PlacementIn the wake of the Capitol riot, Donald Trump's political career seemed over. The attack showed that Trump's refusal to accept his defeat in the November 2020 election was not just a cynical ploy to maintain his hold over supporters, but a threat to the integrity of US democracy itself, some experts warned. Administration officials told Reuters that Trump's refusal to accept his defeat would permanently stain his political brand. But less than two months later, Trump is back, unrepentant, and again pushing his myth that the election was stolen from him by Democrats, disloyal Republicans, and their allies in the judiciary and media.  In his speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Sunday — his first since leaving the White House on January 20...

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