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Rashford: People behind racist abuse should have accounts ‘deleted immediately’

Rashford: People behind racist abuse should have accounts ‘deleted immediately’

Technology
Manchester United player Marcus Rashford has urged social media companies to take stronger action to stop racist abuse, telling them to immediately delete the accounts of those responsible.The England forward was subjected to online racism following United's 0-0 draw at Arsenal a fortnight ago, comments he described as "humanity and social media at its worst". And that came amid widespread racist abuse for several high-profile players in both the men's and women's game. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Chair of Kick It Out Sanjay Bhandari responds to Marcus Rashf...
Care homes and public told to immediately stop using brand of coronavirus test kit

Care homes and public told to immediately stop using brand of coronavirus test kit

Technology
The government has told care homes and the public to immediately stop using coronavirus testing kits produced by a healthcare firm after safety problems were discovered.The government said all labs must pause the use of COVID-19 test kits produced by Randox laboratories "with immediate effect until further notice". It said the tests, which were used as part of the NHS system, failed to meet safety standards.Health Secretary Matt Hancock said there had been a problem with the swabs but there was no suggestion that test results were affected.He told the Commons on Thursday: "We've identified some swabs that are not up to the usual high standard that we expect, and we'll be carrying out further testing of this batch as a precautionary measure. ...
These Social Security beneficiaries should file for stimulus checks immediately, government urges

These Social Security beneficiaries should file for stimulus checks immediately, government urges

Finance
A new government tool to file for coronavirus stimulus checks is here, and that's good news for some Social Security recipients.The government is urging certain individuals to apply using that tool now to make sure they receive timely payments and the full amounts for which they are eligible.This week, the Treasury Department and IRS launched a web portal aimed at people who typically do not file tax returns, mostly because they have little to no taxable income.The website asks individuals to submit some basic financial information to confirm that they are eligible to receive the government payments. It also should help speed up getting the money to eligible individuals by taking their bank account information, including bank account type, account and routing numbers.More from Personal Fin...
Kelly Clarkson flown to hospital immediately after hosting awards

Kelly Clarkson flown to hospital immediately after hosting awards

Entertainment
Kelly Clarkson has revealed she battled through extreme pain to host the Billboard Music Awards, and had her appendix removed hours later.The 37-year-old gave no hint she was ill during an energetic medley of some of the year's biggest songs - and she even performed one of her own tracks during the event in Las Vegas. Image: Superwoman Clarkson performed during the ceremony as well as hosting Clarkson suggested she "broke down in tears" from pain after the show - and said she was flown to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles as soon as she left the stage.The Since U Been Gone singer had her appendix removed in a surgery on Thursday morning.Later that day, Clarkson tweeted: "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken dow...