Queen Elizabeth Knew Her Time Was Running Short, ‘Had No Regrets’ Before Her Death, Book Says

Chris Jackson/Getty ‘s final days are coming into focus with a new book. In an excerpt published by Daily Mail royal writer Gyles Brandreth’s upcoming book Elizabeth: An Intimate Portrait, he writes that the late monarch made peace with her death as he documented Reverend Dr. Iain Greenshields’ visit at Balmoral the weekend before she … Read more

Dajuan Harris foul trouble, Bobby Pettiford injury leave KU short-handed vs. Tennessee

Saddled with foul trouble, Kansas point guard Dajuan Harris sat on the bench the last six minutes of the first half and final nine minutes of the No. 3-ranked Jayhawks’ 64-50 loss to No. 22 Tennessee on Friday night. The Jayhawks fell in the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis at the Imperial Ballroom … Read more

Apple iPhones in short supply on Black Friday as China’s COVID-19 lockdown disrupts manufacturing, report says

Apple was hit with iPhone shortages on Black Friday while customers shopped for deals. Analyst sees roughly 8 million iPhones sold on the Black Friday weekend, down from 10 million a year ago. Supply chain issues and lockdowns in China are likely to blame for the shortages. If you’re looking for deals this Black Friday … Read more

London Fire Brigade culture review ‘must be nothing short of watershed moment’

The independent culture review of London Fire Brigade (LFB) contains “abhorrent” details and “must be nothing short of a watershed moment”, Sadiq Khan has said. The Mayor of London said that for LFB to be trusted to protect all Londoners it must be a workplace free from discrimination, unfairness and inequality where people of all … Read more

Fantasy Basketball Pickups: Short-term and speculative adds to make off the waiver wire

By , Special to Iheart Sports The waiver wire remains ripe for the picking, which fantasy basketball managers ought to be grateful for. Several recently recommended players are still widely available. However, rather than reiterating the case for players I’ve already suggested over the first several weeks of the season, this week’s column focuses on … Read more

Veteran Trader Boaz Weinstein Sees 200-to-1 Payoff Potential in Hong Kong Dollar Short

(Bloomberg) — Credit trading veteran Boaz Weinstein said he’s betting against the Hong Kong dollar, joining hedge fund industry peer Bill Ackman in publicizing his short position on the pegged currency. Most Read from Bloomberg “Bill’s trade is a smart lottery ticket and I also have it on,” Weinstein, the founder of Saba Capital Management, … Read more

Ackman’s Big Hong Kong Short Comes at a Bad Time for Bears

(Bloomberg) — Bill Ackman’s revelation that he’s betting big on a collapse of Hong Kong’s pegged dollar will come across as contrarian to some in the market and mistimed to others. Most Read from Bloomberg The city’s multiple interventions to prop up its currency since May have made shorting it unprofitable, sending interbank rates higher … Read more

Ole Miss football comes up short vs Mississippi State, Lane Kiffin gets first Egg Bowl loss

OXFORD — ‘s chaotic short week looked destined to end in sheer embarrassment for the Rebels. Instead, it concluded with a vicious punch to the gut. The Rebels suffered a 24-22 defeat to Mississippi State on Thursday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, with the game’s outcome decided by a failed two-point conversion attempt with 1:25 left at … Read more

Xgimi Aura ultra-short-throw 4K projector review: Home theater in a box (and $560 off!)

Dreaming of your own home theater? I get it: Big screen, 4K projector, weekend movie marathons… and you’ll have the perfect monoplex right in your living room. Park this next to a wall and you’ve got nearly everything you need for a complete big-screen home theater. It’s not perfect, but the simple setup and dazzling … Read more

Jack Ma’s Ant Group Slapped With $1B Fine, Carl Icahn’s Huge Short Position In GameStop, Novavax Culls COVID-19 Vaccine

Reuters Ending Jack Ma’s Ant Group’s two-year-long regulatory feud, Chinese authorities will reportedly impose a fine of more than $1 billion on the billionaire’s fintech company. China’s central bank – which has been driving the revamp at Ant after the Xi Jinping-led administration scuttled the company’s $37 billion IPO at the last minute in 2020 … Read more