Sport

Falcons sign Trevor Davis

The Falcons announced a pair of roster moves on Thursday morning. Wide receiver/kick returner Trevor Davis has signed a contract with the team and been added to the 90-man roster. Tight end Jaeden Graham has been placed on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Davis was a 2016 fifth-round pick of the Packers and remained […]

Lifestyle

Scientists reverse a key hallmark of motor neuron disease in the laboratory

Scientists at the Francis Crick Institute and UCL have studied how proteins accumulate in the wrong parts of brain cells in motor neuron disease, and have demonstrated how it might be possible, in some cases, to reverse this. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as motor neuron disease, is a progressive fatal disease that […]

Business

Banca Generali posts 44% rise in H1 profit, exceeds some 3-yr targets

Italian asset manager Banca Generali (BGN.MI) on Tuesday posted a 44% rise in first-half net profits, citing higher demand for financial advisory services and successful commercial policies it had implemented. The wealth management arm of Italy’s top insurer Generali (GASI.MI) said net profit came in at 190.1 million euros ($224.11 million) in January-June period. The […]

Technology

T-Mobile will shut down Sprint’s LTE network on June 30, 2022, but Dish isn’t worried

T-Mobile will shut down Sprint’s LTE network no later than June 30, 2022, the carrier has confirmed. By that time, T-Mobile will have already retired Sprint’s older 3G (CDMA) network as well. How will that impact its agreement with Dish Network? T-Mobile completed its mega merger with Sprint on April 1, 2020 – the same […]

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Canadian woman unofficially sets world record running on all fours

A Canadian woman unofficially set a Guinness World Record when she completed a 100-meter run in 22.99 seconds — while running on all fours. Julie McCann, 38, of Vernon, British Columbia, ran on her hands and feet at the Greater Vernon Athletics Park on Monday and finished well under the 25-second goal mandated by Guinness […]

Sport

Derek Carr feeling “just so free” heading into eighth season

After failing to make the playoffs under head coach Jon Gruden over the last three seasons, the Raiders would like to change their fortunes this season. Quarterback Derek Carr will play a significant role in determining whether that happens and he outlined one difference about his approach to the game when he spoke to reporters […]

Lifestyle

Call to increase participation of women in cardiovascular clinical trials

Women must be equally represented in heart disease research to ensure that treatment recommendations meet their specific health needs, according to a report published today in European Heart Journal. The review highlights barriers to recruiting women into clinical trials and potential solutions. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of mortality in Europe, accounting for […]

Business

MOVES Barclays picks Faruqui to share leaderhsip of EMEA M&A franchise

Barclays (BARC.L) has appointed Omar Faruqui as co-head of its mergers and acquisitions (M&A) franchise in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as part of a leadership shake-up to ride a wave of deal-making activity in the post-COVID world. The British bank said on Tuesday that Faruqui will share the leadership of its EMEA M&A […]

Technology

YouTube will now pay you up to $10,000 for creating popular Shorts

How would you like to earn $10,000 per month? All it takes is a short-form video clip that attracts a lot of views and engagement. YouTube is giving out the money as an incentive for creators who use its TikTok-style Shorts platform. YouTube earlier this year announced a $100 million fund that will pay those […]

News

Alligator caught on camera crossing Pennsylvania road

Police in Pennsylvania are asking the public to keep an eye out for a loose alligator seen crossing a road. The West Mifflin Police Department said in a Facebook post that the alligator, estimated to be about 3 feet long, was last seen crossing New England Road in West Mifflin. “Didn’t respond to any of […]