Sport

Christian Pulisic says USA want to change way world sees American soccer

Christian Pulisic has said the USA team plan to change perceptions at the World Cup, acknowledging that a positive tournament in Qatar will help other nations to take them more seriously. The Americans face England, Iran and Wales in Group B and after not qualifying for the last finals they are determined to make their […]

Lifestyle

Ultrafine particles can change defense against lung cancer

While it may seem common knowledge that smoking is bad for your lungs, if and how ultrafine particles present in cigarette smoke impact the development and progression of lung cancer remains unclear. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine sought to find how airborne ultrafine particles in smoke can change a host’s defense against lung cancer. […]

Business

FTX’s new CEO helped bolster Enron victims’ recovery

FTX Trading’s new CEO John J. Ray III, a lawyer tapped to lead the collapsed crypto exchange’s restructuring, previously oversaw the $23 billion bankruptcy of energy firm Enron Corp and has a reputation for boosting creditor recoveries. Ray took over from founder Sam Bankman-Fried as FTX’s chief executive after a disastrous week for the company […]

Technology

Bob Iger returns as Disney CEO in surprising executive shakeup

It is not often that you get called back to a company after reaching the top of the corporate ladder but that’s exactly what has happened to Bob Iger. The executive stepped down as Disney CEO in early 2020 and was replaced by Bob Chapek, a company man that had been with Disney since 1993. […]

News

Brit jailed in Iraq over ‘small bank debt’ is freed but could be arrested en route home

A Scottish man who was reportedly held in an Iraqi prison over a bank debt has been released – but risks being arrested on his way home, according to a human rights organisation. Brian Glendinning, a construction worker from Kincardine in Fife, Scotland, was contracted to work at a BP oil refinery in Iraq. But […]