Author: rachelricci

Reported coronavirus cases spiked in 1 day in China. Here’s what the numbers really mean.

A sudden rise in the number of coronavirus cases reported in China does not mean that the outbreak is accelerating dramatically. On Thursday, Chinese health officials reported the striking increase in cases: 14,840 in one day, bringing the total number of cases in the country to almost 60,000. While public health officials worldwide are concerned […]

Josh Warrington: World featherweight champion joins Eddie Hearn after split with Frank Warren

World featherweight champion Josh Warrington has split with promoter Frank Warren and joined Eddie Hearn. The undefeated 29-year-old from Leeds joined Warren’s company Queensberry Promotions in 2017 and claimed the IBF featherweight world title in 2018. “I’m looking forward to going on to achieve my dreams of both fighting in the USA and unifying the […]

These Galentine’s Day cards raise funds for women living in slums in Bangladesh

Even if you’re not celebrating Valentine’s Day on February 14, you should definitely still be showing up for Galentine’s Day – which is today. And what better way to honour the ladies in your life (single or not) than to send them a card which helps destitute people? These e-cards will go to a special […]

Hedge funds test Swiss tolerance with franc gambit

Hedge funds betting that the Swiss franc will climb further against the euro will soon meet their match, according to investors who are taking the other side of the trade. The Swiss currency on Thursday climbed to a 4-1/2 year high of 1.061 francs per euro EURCHF=EBS, fast approaching the point where its central bank […]

Walmart’s text message-based Jetblack shopping service shuts down

Walmart’s experimental personal shopping service, Jetblack, is shutting down, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The service launched in 2018 and allowed customers in Manhattan and Brooklyn to shop at Walmart stores by texting the service. Then employees would receive and fulfill those orders. Jetblack, which was available for $50 per month, […]

Man who killed unarmed black man in parking lot dispute attacked in prison

The man who was found guilty of manslaughter in the shooting death of an unarmed black man during a parking lot dispute was attacked in prison Tuesday and has been transferred to protective custody, his lawyer said. Michael Drejka, 49, was hit in the head with a sock that had a lock inside, defense attorney […]