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England midfielder Fabian Delph jokes that he nearly dragged the injured Dele Alli off in their World Cup opener

England midfielder Fabian Delph jokes that he nearly dragged the injured Dele Alli off in their World Cup opener

Sports
Fabian Delph nearly took matters into his own hands in order to replace the injured Dele Alli against Tunisia. Alli is a doubt for England’s second group game against Panama due to a thigh injury picked up in the opener. Alli eventually made way but the injury has kept him from training The Tottenham midfielder was clearly hobbling early-on in the game and Delph expected to take his place, but Alli continued until the 80th minute and was eventually replaced by Ruben Loftus-Cheek. Delph told talkSPORT: “I was about two-minutes away from running on the pitch and dragging him off! “I’ve known Danny Rose since I was 11-years old and he sneaked up behind me to give me a little pep-talk. We had a little moment. “But obviously I never we...
Gene-edited farm animals are on their way

Gene-edited farm animals are on their way

Science
Scientists have created pigs that are immune to one of the world's costliest livestock diseases.The team edited the animals' DNA to make them resist the deadly respiratory disease known as PRRS - a move that could prevent billions of pounds in losses each year.However, consumers have traditionally been reluctant to eat genetically altered animals and crops.This poses a significant barrier to farmers owning gene-edited pigs.And because genome, or gene, editing (GE) is relatively new, the absence of regulation currently prevents their sale anyway.GE is different to the more widely used technology of genetic modification. The former involves the precise alteration of an organism's DNA, while the latter is characterised by the introduction of foreign genetic ...
Most people still don't understand a thing about their credit score, and it's costing them big time

Most people still don't understand a thing about their credit score, and it's costing them big time

Finance
Credit scores greatly impact a consumer's financial moves — and how much they'll pay along the way — yet many don't even know how the rating works. Around 40 percent believe, incorrectly, that age and marital status play a role in their three-digit score, according to the Consumer Federation of America's credit card survey, which included interviews with some 1,000 people from May 31 to June 3 of this year. Only around 20 percent of people fully realize how a low credit score can bring on heftier interest-rate charges. Specifically, that borrowers with a low score can pay about $ 5,000 more on a $ 20,000, 60-mont...
Here's why most Americans tap their retirement savings early

Here's why most Americans tap their retirement savings early

Finance
Most people don't intend to raid their retirement accounts — and that's just the problem. Tapping your retirement dollars early is almost always considered taboo, although, at times, it can seem unavoidable. By far, the majority of Americans said they dipped into their retirement funds to pay off debt or bills, according to a recent report by GoBankingRates. The other most common reasons cited were to cover a financial emergency or medical expense. Less than 10 pe...
Real-life 'A League of Their Own' players celebrate 75th anniversary

Real-life 'A League of Their Own' players celebrate 75th anniversary

Sports
June 5 (UPI) -- It wasn't a hard decision to make at the time for 15-year-old Katie Horstman: Stay home to babysit, milk cows and feed the hogs, or become a professional baseball player? She chose the latter, of course, but the cow milking still came in handy. Horstman, 83, calls what happened next the greatest part of her life. The former Fort Wayne Daisies star played in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League for the final four years of its existence. The league, celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, would later serve as the inspiration for the iconic film A League of Their Own. The original players will be participating in interviews, events, appearances at the MLB All-Star FanFest, and throwing out first pitches, all leading up to a league reunion in September. Hor...