Houston woman punched in the face at medical plaza before suspect takes off with her wallet in downtown Houston, HPD says

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 11:55PM HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Authorities are searching for a robbery suspect accused of punching a woman at her job inside a medical plaza in downtown Houston, according to police. The Houston Police Department said the robbery happened on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at a medical plaza located at the 1300 block of St. Joseph Parkway. Investigators said at about 4:40 p.m., the suspect walked into the medical plaza and approached a woman who was working inside the business on the 12th floor. The suspect allegedly threatened…

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Lies Of P: 10 Best Wishstones, Ranked

There are many different ways to level up and gain a boost in Lies Of P. Players can upgrade Pinocchio’s P-Organ, they can upgrade and modify weapons, as well as their Legion Arm. But the wishstone is another useful item that players can utilize to their advantage. Related: Lies Of P: Best Consumables It does a number of things from helping out the player’s specter that assists in boss fights as well as giving a hefty boost to stamina and health. It all depends on the player’s play style and…

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Saatva vs Casper: Which hybrid mattress should you buy this Black Friday?

When it comes to Saatva vs Casper, you’re choosing between two incredibly popular mattress brands. The Saatva Classic and Casper Nova Hybrid are both high-quality hybrid beds, made from a combination of coils and foams. But underneath the covers these two mattresses feel very different, so our in-depth Saatva vs Casper mattress comparison will help you to see which mattress is right for you. Both Saatva and Casper feature in our best mattress guide, with the Saatva Classic being our number one choice overall. The Saatva is also $500 cheaper…

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HISD Verizon contract: Free Wi-Fi and devices could go as district halts program that helps over 56,000 students

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — More than 56,000 HISD students could soon be without internet access as a nonprofit warns the district has not re-signed a deal to keep the resources in the community. We’re talking about the Verizon Digital Promise. It came to the district in 2020 and helped 36 Houston ISD schools access to tablets, laptops, and hot spots, but ABC13 is learning from the telecommunications giant that help could be gone in just two weeks. According to the 2020 census data, 7.1% of homes across Houston have no…

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Second person to receive pig heart transplant dies, Maryland hospital says

The second person to receive a transplanted heart from a pig has died, nearly six weeks after the highly experimental surgery, his Maryland doctors announced Tuesday. Lawrence Faucette, 58, was dying from heart failure and ineligible for a traditional heart transplant when he received the genetically modified pig heart on Sept. 20. According to the University of Maryland School of Medicine, the heart had seemed healthy for the first month but began showing signs of rejection in recent days. Faucette died Monday. In a statement released by the hospital, Faucette’s…

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AMC+ Conjures up First Look At Sanctuary: A Witch’s Tale

The seven-episode supernatural drama is based on the novel “Sanctuary” by V.V. James. What if a witch hunt involved real witches? On Halloween, Sundance Now and AMC+ released the first look at Sanctuary: A Witch’s Tale, the new Sundance Now original series set in a contemporary world where witchcraft is real. Based on author V.V. James’ novel Sanctuary — described as twisting “Big Little Lies with Practical Magic in a dark mystery of four women, a wicked secret, and an investigation that shakes their Connecticut town to the core” — the seven-part drama series will premiere…

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Robert E. King Elementary crash: Vehicle hits Katy ISD school before students dismissed for Tuesday

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 10:32PM KATY, Texas (KTRK) — Dismissal at a Katy Independent School District campus was delayed after a car struck the side of the building on Tuesday afternoon, according to officials. The video above is from ABC13’s Live Streaming Channel. According to the district, no one was injured after a vehicle crashed into the Robert E. King Elementary School in the 1900 block of Charlton House Lane shortly before school was let out for the day. The driver was said to be traveling at a slow rate…

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Here are all the new features Microsoft added to Excel in October 2023

Microsoft made a bunch of improvements to Excel this month, with the highlight being more control over automatic data conversions. Key Takeaways Microsoft Excel has been updated with fixes for data conversion issues and improvements to formula authoring, catering to both enterprise and personal use. Excel for the Web now includes enhancements to formula authoring, a new Automate Work feature using Power Automate, and improved functionality in the Queries & Connections pane. Excel for Windows introduces checkboxes for Insiders, improved data conversions, AI-powered table creation, and customizable Narrator announcements, most…

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NSFW Facebook ads being used to spread dangerous malware — don’t click on these

Hackers have devised a clever new way to trick unsuspecting Facebook users into downloading malware on their computers. While having your Facebook hacked is bad enough as it is, a new campaign discovered by Bitdefender uses compromised Facebook Business accounts to deliver the NodeStealer malware.  Just like with other info-stealing malware, NodeStealer targets Windows PCs with the goal of stealing browser cookies as well as saved usernames and passwords which can then be used to compromise a user’s other online accounts.  According to a blog post from Meta’s engineering team,…

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Feds accuse 3 people of illegally shipping tech components used in weapons to Russia

Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a New York resident and two Canadian citizens with exporting millions of dollars in technology to Russia, including components allegedly used in military gear seized in Ukraine.  In a criminal complaint, the Department of Justice alleged that Salimdzhon Nasriddinov, 52, of Brooklyn; Nikolay Goltsev, 37, and Kristina Puzyreva, 32, both of Montreal, Canada, participated in a global procurement scheme on behalf of sanctioned Russian entities, including companies linked to the country’s military.   The shipments included semiconductors, integrated circuits and other dual-use electronic components later…

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