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Antivirus Software Owner John McAfee, 75, Died As A Prisoner In Spain

John McAfee, the owner of the leading McAfee antivirus software firm, died as a fugitive in a Spanish prison. A Spanish court deemed it a suicide after the court turned his application for resisting extradition to the US was turned down.

Why was the US seeking the extradition of John McAfee?

He was accused of not filing tax returns for several years despite making a good profit by promoting cryptocurrencies, consulting work, and selling the rights to his story for a documentary. If proved, he could face conviction and McAfee feared he could be imprisoned for life. He was 75 at the time of his death.

Why was his application contesting extradition was turned down?

McAfee alleged that he was facing persecution for raising his voice against the rampant corruption in the federal departments. He also opposed the flat money system that allows banks greater control over regulating the money supply. But the court found no material in the allegations and released the order to extradite McAfee.

But it wasn’t the only trouble of John McAfee….

In 2012, McAfee had to flee his home in Belize when he was made a “person of interest” by the police investigating the death … Read the rest

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Highlights Of The England VS Czech Republic UEFA Euro 2020 Match

England reached the Group D of UEFA Euro 2020 Football after defeating the Czech Republic with 1-0. But both the teams are already through the Round of 16 by default and both have 4 points each. And now the focus is to attain the top place in Group D.

The only goal came in the 12th minute….

The winger and attacking midfielder, Raheem Sterling, got an early lead for England when he drove the ball through the nets. He headed a cross from fellow winger Jack Grealish into the goal. And England maintained the lead till the end to win the match 1-0.

Here’re highlights of the match

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5 Morning Asanas To Learn On International Yoga Day 2021

Start the International Yoga Day 2021 with Surya Namaskar that is a combination of 12 asanas. Also, develop the good habit of doing yoga daily. Yoga is good for life. It helps in maintaining physical and mental well-being. Also, some asanas are simple to perform and that can give amazing benefits like mental peace and improved digestion.

Start your morning with these 5 yoga asanas and stay fit and healthy all-day

  1. Surya Namaskar

Surya Namaskar is also referred to as salutations to the Sun as it is a combination of 12 asanas. It strengthens the spine and back muscles. Also, it boosts metabolism and blood circulation.

• Stand up with folded hands, raise your hands over your head, and bring the hands down towards your feet. You can bend your knees for convenience.

• Bring your right knee towards the chest and stretch the left knee towards the back. Repeat it with the left knee.

• Lie on your abdomen, place your palms on the floor, and stretch your head backward with the help of your hands.

• Lift your hips to make an inverted “V” form. Your palms will remain on the floor.

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Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate Was All Praise For Scotland For The Draw Against England

The Friday match at Wembley between England and Scotland drew no results and both the teams had to satisfy with a 0-0 draw. While Scotland was happy with its performance, the English team and especially their manager were the most disappointed at the results.

Gareth Southgate gave a strong reaction soon after the match….

It was a frustrating night said Southgate, manager of the English football team. He stressed that they knew they could play better. Also, he admitted that Scotland should be given credit for the game as they defended the English attack valiantly and played well. But he uses strong words for his team. He said that they didn’t do enough to win the game. And that it was a disappointment for their supporters especially.

Where had Harry Kane been throughout the game….

Harry Kane lacked the spirit and the edge needed to puncture the defense of Scotland. England dominated possession but it was Scotland that had more shots on goal and some of the shots were close to turning into goals.

Jordan Pickford saved a clear shot at the goal by Stephen O’Donnell and Reece James had to rush to clear a shot by Lyndon Dykes to … Read the rest

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Weather Bowls Out India And New Zealand In WTC Final

The first ICC Test Championship final (WTC Final) will be played under the shadow of dark clouds in Southampton, England on Friday. The match will be played between India and New Zealand from 18th to 22nd June and 23rd June is kept as a reserve day, if the match is delayed or halted due to any reason.

Dark clouds over WTC Final

It is raining in Southampton and the Met department has warned that the rain could continue till Sunday. Rain and thunderstorm have made the weather cool and pleasant but it has also spoiled the cricket mood. Fans are waiting for the match to start and their wait is becoming longer and longer. Also, there seems no respite from the rain.

The fate of WTC Final

If the met department is to be believed, the rain will continue for a large of the match that is for three days. In this situation, the entire match could be washed out as none of the teams will be able to bowl the required number of overs. And the match could head towards a draw. But there is still hope of seeing a good cricket in the WTC Final between India and … Read the rest

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How “Fast & Furious 9” Movie Is?

The Toretto brothers are back on the track with Fast & Furious 9 (F9). It is the latest installment with some new faces and a bold storyline that travels across the world in swanky cars.

Fast & Furious 9 Highlights:

• The movie heavily focuses on family, camaraderie, and swanky cars
• Most of the favorite characters are retained except Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson
• It boasts of having some of the biggest stunts ever performed in the “Furious” series so far
• Lots of comic scenes missing in earlier movies
• It starts a trilogy that will have more action-packed movies

More Into F9 Highlights

• The story introduces Jakob Toretto as the brother of Dom Toretto. Played by John Cena, his role was unmentioned in the previous movies.

• Cardi B is another inclusion in the story. She’s Leysa who Dom had befriended in the Dominican Republic. Here she’s playing a cameo and her role is to help Dom escape with Jakob’s gun.

• Chris ‘Ludacris’ Bridges and Tyrese Gibson have guaranteed belly laughs throughout the movie. They have turned F9 into an action-comedy.

• The soundtrack of the movie is equally commendable especially the rolling instrumentals … Read the rest