Lawyer Says Client’s Fallopian Tube Was Removed Without Consent

Watch Video Cameroonian immigrant Pauline Binam has come forward through her lawyer about a gynecological surgery she says she received in ICE detention without her consent. “Pauline hadn’t given consent to such a major operation done to her,” said her lawyer, Van Huynh.  Huynh says Binam sought treatment for an irregular menstrual cycle last year and was told she would need to undergo a standard procedure to remove an ovarian cyst.  But when she woke up from general anesthesia, she found out that the doctor had removed one of her fallopian tubes, according to her lawyer.  “She breaks down crying when the doctor tells her that it’s possible that she… Read More

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The Bobcat Fire Covers 165 Square Miles And Is Just 15% Contained

Watch Video An update now on the nearly eight thousand fires. Burning out west. A couple dozen of them. Are major  One of the largest. is the bobcat fire in Los Angeles County. 165 square miles. and it’s just 15 percent contained. It’s Still threatening homes, but firefighters are hopeful some calmer winds will help them get a handle on it. There’s also another rapidly growing fire. in Wyoming burning in the southeast part of the state. …read more Source:: Newsy Headlines       

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Europe Seeing Disturbing Rise in Coronavirus Cases

Watch Video There’s a disturbing rise in the number of COVID cases across parts of Europe. The most urgent situation might be in the U.K. The nation’s medical officers raised the COVID alert to the highest possible level today. They say the virus is now in general circulation and transmission is high. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce new restrictions tomorrow. The number of new COVID cases is doubling every seven days in the U.K.  The situation across Europe is getting worse, too. Spain has a new crisis brewing in Madrid. The Czech Republic just replaced its health minister, as cases there rise. French authorities are opening… Read More

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This startup founder has raised $75 million with a one-slide pitch deck. Here’s why he thinks that’s a winning strategy.

Summary List Placement   Many startup founders spend hours belaboring their pitch decks, trying to come up with the right combination and order of slides and information to attract investors.  Not so Michael Litt. His investor presentation is just one slide. But to Litt, that slide, which features a chart illustrating his company’s actual and projected annual recurring revenue, is the only one that matters. And investors seem to agree. Using that chart, Litt has been able to raise $75 million in funding for his company, Vidyard, across a seed round, three venture rounds, and a debt financing round. “Every single time we’ve approached [fundraising] using this strategy, an investor… Read More

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Analysis: Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda is a massive disruption for the video game industry

Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda Softworks will put the company in control of some of the last generation’s strongest franchises. (Xbox Wire image) Microsoft started its working week by announcing that it intends to purchase ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, for $7.5 billion. Bethesda, in turn, has spent the last two console generations scooping up various intellectual properties, to the point where its current lineup of software is a murderer’s row of classic, ongoing, and current hits. The resulting deal is a sort of Matryoshka doll of associated outcomes; every time you look at this deal, you can see a couple more major effects. Microsoft will add to… Read More

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