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Mark Harmon Exits NCIS After 18 Years

Since 2003, Mark Harmon has played Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs on NCIS. But during the fourth episode of season 19, his character revealed he wasn’t returning to the job. “NCIS” Cast Talks Cote de Pablo’s ExitNCIS fans are saying goodbye to Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs. According to Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter, Mark Harmon ended his 18-year run as…

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Eden Life raises $1.4m to digitise house chores for African homes

Eden Life, a Nigeria-based startup digitising home service for homes across Africa, has raised a seed round of $1.4 million to ramp up more market share, bringing its total investment to $2 million. The investment round was led by LocalGlobe with participation from Africa-focused VCs, Future Africa, Samurai Incubate, Village Global, Rising Tide Africa and…

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UCF Must Attack Cincinnati Cornerback Ahmad Gardner

ORLANDO – When there’s a future NFL cornerback on the gridiron, it’s oftentimes difficult to make passing plays to that cornerback’s side of the field. With good technique, scheme, and play calling, taking advantage of that talented cornerback can be achieved.The Bearcats will trot out Ahmad Gardner against the Knights. He’s one of the best,…

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Science & Nature
How Wavelets Allow Researchers to Transform, and Understand, Data

applied mathBy Alexander HellemansOctober 13, 2021Built upon the ubiquitous Fourier transform, the mathematical tools known as wavelets allow unprecedented analysis and understanding of continuous signals.In an increasingly data-driven world, mathematical tools known as wavelets have become an indispensable way to analyze and understand information. Many researchers receive their data in the form of continuous signals,…

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Business
Will 2021 be busiest year for mergers and acquisitions since 2018?

Navigation for News Categories Mergers and acquisition activity has defied expectations of a Covid-19 induced slowdown so far in 2021, and is on track for one of the busiest years since 2018. Photo: 123rf.com Law firm Simpson Grierson’s latest M&A report shows 70 deals had been completed in the year to date, compared with 79…

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Gabby Petito’s Cause of Death Revealed as Brian Laundrie Manhunt Wages On

Gabby Petito’s Cause of Death RevealedNew details have emerged from the investigation into Gabby Petito’s tragic passing. During a Tuesday, Oct. 12 press conference, the Teton County Coroner’s Office revealed the 22-year-old influencer’s cause of death. According to officials, Petito died of strangulation. Her time of death is estimated to be three to four weeks before her body was…

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Man armed with bow and arrow kills several people in Norway, suspect arrested

/ Europe Issued on: 13/10/2021 – 21:40 Police officers cordon off an area in the city of Kongsberg, Norway after a man armed with bow killed and injured several people before being arrested by police, on October 13, 2021. © Hakon Mosvold Larsen, AFP Five people were killed and two wounded in an attack by…

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USDA accused of ignoring animal welfare violations in favor of business interests

AnimalsWildlife WatchFormer USDA employees say inspectors were discouraged from documenting poor welfare.ByRachel FobarPublished October 13, 2021• 15 min readDuring a 2017 inspection of Monterey Zoo, formerly known as Wild Things Animal Rentals, Inc., in Salinas, California, federal officials found a squirrel monkey, kept alone in a cage, with a chain dangling from its waist. An…

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U.S. sees record high of 96,000 drug overdose deaths in 12 month period

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recorded over 96,000 deaths from drug overdoses in a twelve-month period ending in March 2021, according to provisional data released Wednesday.Why it matters: It’s a nearly 30% jump over the preceding 12 months and coincides with one of the deadliest periods of the COVID-19 pandemic, when stay-at-home…

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Technology
Microsoft Surface Pro 8 review: A superior Windows 11 tablet

At a glanceExpert’s Rating ProsSuperior screen: larger, higher-res, higher refresh rateInking is a pleasureGood audio, with louder speakersNew optional Type Cover integrates pen wellConsWebcam might need some tweakingPen and keyboard still cost extraStill priceyOur VerdictThe Surface Pro 8 offers an excellent upgrade to Microsoft’s tablet lineup, with superior performance, inking, and audio, with good value…