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Girl, 11, says Boris Johnson ‘doesn’t care’ if kids laugh at her for being poor

She’s the young girl who last year asked Boris Johnson: “It hurts when people at school laugh at me and say I’m poor. Do you care?” Now 11-year-old Rose Melville, from Morecambe, Lancs, feels sure she knows the answer. She says: “I know the Prime Minister doesn’t care about kids like me. Lockdown made things […]

Sport

Atlanta rookie Onyeka Okongwu out for first two games of regular season

ATLANTA — Atlanta Hawks first-round pick Onyeka Okongwu will miss at least the first two games of the regular season because of a foot injury. The team said Friday the 6-foot-9 center from Southern California was continuing his rehabilitation for an inflamed sesamoid bone in his left foot, including modified participation in contact practices. He […]

Lifestyle

Neuroendovascular procedures linked to patient back pain

Multiple studies have evaluated the incidence of back pain among patients who undergo catheter-based heart procedures while conscious. But the impact of back pain on patients who undergo similar procedures for the brain has not been previously examined. These minimally invasive brain procedures are also typically performed while the patient is awake and require an […]

Business

Second hacking team was targeting SolarWinds at time of big breach

A second hacking group, different from the suspected Russian team now associated with the major SolarWinds data breach, also targeted the company’s products earlier this year, according to a security research blog by Microsoft. “The investigation of the whole SolarWinds compromise led to the discovery of an additional malware that also affects the SolarWinds Orion […]

Technology

Microsoft president sounds alarm on ‘ongoing’ SolarWinds hack, identifies 40 more precise targets

Microsoft president Brad Smith warned that the wide-ranging hack of the SolarWinds’ Orion IT software is “ongoing,” and that investigations reveal “an attack that is remarkable for its scope, sophistication and impact.” The breach targeted several US government agencies and is believed to have been carried out by Russian nation-state hackers. Smith characterized the hack […]

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Paedophile who sexually abused underage girl before she took her own life jailed

A man who sexually abused an underage girl before she took her own life has been jailed for five and a half years. Michael Jenkins started abusing his ex-partner’s half-sister Georgia Myers in April 2017. At that point she was just 14-years-old, Leeds Live reported. The teenager, who believed she was in a relationship, experienced […]