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Erislandy Lara moves up to middleweight for one final race

Posted on 04/29/2021 By: Hector Franco This coming weekend, one of boxing’s most underrated pugilists will climb the weight ladder to join the middleweight division. Erislandy Lara (27-3-3, 15 KOs) will make his middleweight debut against New Jersey’s Thomas Lamanna (30-4-1, 12 KOs) for a vacant version of the WBA middleweight title. Lara, 38, is […]

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CEOs of 40 U.S. Companies Create Global Task Force to Help India Fight COVID-19

The task force has pledged to ship 20,000 oxygen concentrators to India in the coming weeks, said Punit Renjen, CEO of Deloitte. In a gesture of solidarity, the CEOs of around 40 major US companies have come together to create a one-of-a-kind, country-specific global task force to mobilize resources and coordinate efforts to help India […]

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Biond Biologics Announces First Patient Received BND-22 Assay in Phase 1 Clinical Trial of BND-22, a New Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Targeting the ILT2 Receptor

MISGAV, Israel, April 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Biond Biologics Ltd. (“Biond” or the “Company”), a privately-held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel cancer immunotherapies and a platform for intracellular delivery of biologics, today announced that the first patient received a phase 1 clinical trial of BND-22 (SAR444881), an antibody blocking the Ig-Like Transcript 2 […]

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Birmingham 2022 confirms final three World Games venues

Birmingham 2022 has announced that Oak Mountain State Park, Barber Motorsports Park and John Carroll Catholic High School will be the last venues for the World Games. Birmingham 2022 has installed World Games signs at each of the new Games venues. “The excitement of competing at these venues grows as we reveal each one,” said […]

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Former national boxing champion creates scholarship

The Durst-Forrest boxing purse – established by the former Augusta boxer Frank M. Durst IV and his wife Caroline – was recently founded to support Augusta Boxing Club student athletes pursuing high school education. The Dursts formed the charity fund with an initial $ 50,000 contribution through the Community Foundation for Central Savannah River Region […]

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U.S. Banks Deploy AI to Monitor Customers and Workers Amid Tech Backlash

The widespread deployment of these visual AI tools in the highly regulated banking sector would be an important step towards their integration into American companies. (Subscribe to our Today’s Cache newsletter for a quick rundown of the 5 best tech stories. Click here to subscribe for free.) Several U.S. banks have started rolling out camera […]

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Government Budgets: Is the Bond Market Broken for the Average Investor?

Regulators tell financial advisers that their clients should have portfolios tied to their risk tolerance. Historically, this has been accomplished with fixed income securities in portfolios. Generally, the older you are, the more secure your portfolio should be and the more fixed income you should have. The problem for years has been that bond yields […]

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Moody’s downgrades seven Omani banks

Moody’s downgraded long-term local and foreign currency deposit ratings of Bank Muscat, Bank Dhofar, National Bank of Oman (NBO), Sohar International Bank and Oman Arab Bank (OAB), following downgrades transmitters of the Sultanate of Ba2 of Ba1. The rating agency also downgraded the long-term rating of the foreign currency deposits of HSBC Bank Oman and […]

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Ancajas to help Marcial in Olympic training

The job is not done for reigning Philippine International Boxing Federation (IBF) super fly champion Jerwin Ancajas. After successfully defending his ninth title at the expense of Mexican Jonathan Rodriguez, Ancajas has revealed that he and his team are expected to stay in the United States for a while to help compatriot Eumir Marcial in […]

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S & P / TSX Composite Posts Slight Rise, ‘Risk Appetite’ Raises Nasdaq, S&P 500

TORONTO – A ‘constant appetite for risk’ on the part of investors offset higher-than-expected US inflation data and news of a major setback for a COVID-19 vaccine maker as some US markets outperformed Canada’s main stock index. The S&P 500 Index closed 13.60 points higher at 4,141.59, while the high-tech Nasdaq composite rose 146.10 points […]

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Kevin Ollie returns to training with Overtime Elite basketball league – The Undefeated

From a four-year college career at UConn to a 13-year career in the NBA training his alma mater to a national championship, Kevin Ollie is a basketball player in perpetuity. So while the past three years away from basketball allowed him to spend more time with his family, being away from the game has been […]

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Ancajas still IBF champion – BusinessWorld

Magsayo keeps his file intact Through Michelangelo S. Murillo, Senior reporter FILIPINO world champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas retained his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super fly title in another successful defense Sunday (Manila time) in Uncasville, Connecticut. Ancajas, a Davao del Norte native, back in action after 16 months, defeated Mexican Jonathan Javier Rodriguez by […]

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Rebels on the Railroad: Confronting the History of the El Paso Holocaust

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – A local museum honors victims and survivors of the Holocaust by hosting a series of educational events. “The importance for us is of course to remember the victims of the Holocaust. The six million Jewish men, women and children who were murdered just for who they were because of racism, […]

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Ease of facial recognition expected

Bag contract from NEC Corporation India for Varanasi, Vijayawada, Pune and Kolkata airports NEC Corporation India, part of Tokyo-based computer and electronics company NEC Corporation, has signed contracts with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to deploy recognition-based passenger identification technology facial at four airports nationwide, in Varanasi, Vijayawada, Pune and Calcutta. Pradeep Kushwaha, head […]