Performer rushed to hospital after reporting possible drowning at Universal Studios Hollywood

Performer rushed to hospital after reporting possible drowning at Universal Studios Hollywood

UNIVERSAL CITY, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A Universal Studios Hollywood performer has been rushed to hospital after reports of possible drowning Monday afternoon. According to a spokesman for Universal Studios Hollywood, it happened during an afternoon performance. The Los Angeles County Fire Department said the man required CPR. “Details around the event are being reviewed. … Read more

Equity futures are little changed as Wall Street appears to be building on back-to-back gains

Equity futures are little changed as Wall Street appears to be building on back-to-back gains

Zions shares drop after earnings Shares of Zion Bank Corp fell more than 2% despite the regional bank beating fourth-quarter profit expectations. Zions reported $1.84 in earnings per share, above the $1.65 analysts expected, according to StreetAccount. Net interest income also beat estimates. However, noninterest income was lower than expected and deposits fell 13% year … Read more

Hypertension drug can be reused to slow aging

Hypertension drug can be reused to slow aging

Overview: Rilmenidine, a drug commonly prescribed to treat hypertension, may help slow the effects of aging and extend lifespan, a new study reports. Source: University of Liverpool Researchers have found that the drug rilmenidine can extend life and slow down aging. The findings, published in Aging Cell, show that animals treated at a young and … Read more

Struggling Pig Kills Butcher At Slaughterhouse

Struggling Pig Kills Butcher At Slaughterhouse

(CNN) – A butcher died Friday while trying to slaughter a pig in Hong Kong, the city’s police said. The 61-year-old butcher, who worked at Sheung Shui Slaughterhouse on the northern outskirts of the city, close to the border with mainland China, was knocked to the ground by the struggling pig and suffered a wound … Read more

Credit Karma, HomeAdvisor push back after FTC ordered both to pay millions

Credit Karma, HomeAdvisor push back after FTC ordered both to pay millions

Neil Bradley, executive vice president and chief policy officer at the US Chamber of Commerce, warns that Lina Khan’s agenda will have “far-reaching consequences.” The Federal Trade Commission imposed multimillion-dollar fines on credit service provider Credit Karma and HomeAdvisor, the leading home services agency, alleging the companies were each involved in “deceptive” practices against consumers. … Read more

Gemini acquires Michael A. Taylor from Royals

Gemini acquires Michael A. Taylor from Royals

The Twins add some outfield depth, reportedly agreeing to acquire Michael A Taylor from the division rival Royals. Minor league enlighteners Evan Sisk and Steve Cruz go back to Kansas City. Taylor has spent the past two years in Kansas City. Initially signed to a $1.75 million annual warranty through the 2020-21 off-season, Taylor impressed … Read more

Brazil and Argentina are laying the foundations for a Latin American currency that can rival the US dollar

Brazil and Argentina are laying the foundations for a Latin American currency that can rival the US dollar

The presidents of Brazil and Argentina are considering creating a common Latin American currency. Presidents Lula Ignacio de Silva of Brazil and Alberto Fernandez of Argentina announced talks at this week’s Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) conference in Buenos Aires, launching a perpetual proposal to end the dominance of the US dollar. … Read more