Sport

Someone from NFL pushes back on notion that it would accept 6-8 game Deshaun Watson suspension

Anonymous source giveth, anonymous source taketh away. On Tuesday, Rob Maaddi of the Associated Press, citing an unnamed source, reported that the league would be “more likely” to accept a 6-8 game suspension of Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson and not appeal the decision to Commissioner Roger Goodell. On Wednesday, an unnamed source “rejected that scenario” […]

Lifestyle

Mediterranean diet may reduce chance of frailty, according to new study

A new study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that consuming a Mediterranean-style diet may prevent frailty. Defined as a recognizable state of increased vulnerability resulting from a decline in function across multiple physiological systems, frailty affects 10–15% older adults, and leads to other health issues. Although the general benefits of […]

Business

EU backs crypto anti-money laundering rules

European Union negotiators on Wednesday reached a provisional agreement on anti-money laundering rules for cryptocurrencies that would spur crypto firms to check their customers’ identities, in the latest regulatory tightening of the freewheeling sector. The rules, opposed by major U.S. exchange Coinbase Global Inc (COIN.O), would also require crypto firms to report suspicious transactions to […]

Technology

South Korea’s Chip Stockpile Jumps Amid Tech Slowdown Concerns

South Korea’s chip stockpiles increased by the most in more than four years, suggesting a slowdown in demand for memory chips used in electronics worldwide. The nationwide inventory jumped 53.4% in May from a year earlier, the statistics office said Thursday. An earlier 54.1% gain in March 2018 coincided with a slowdown in revenue growth […]

News

Woman obsessed with Barbie spends nearly £170,000 turning her house pink

She’s a Barbie girl in the Barbie world – and the colour of that world is distinctly pink. Not only does she have the pink palace and car – this real-life Barbie even comes with a real-life Ken doll. The iconic doll is now 63 and is still going strong, despite complaints over the years […]

Sport

Michael Strahan on Kayvon Thibodeaux: I think the kid is going to be a great player

Giants Hall of Fame pass rusher Michael Strahan has been mentoring the Giants’ rookie pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux since before Thibodeaux was drafted by Strahan’s former team. Strahan said in an interview with his old teammate Tiki Barber on WFAN that he and Thibodeaux were in touch while Thibodeaux was in college, and Strahan came […]

Lifestyle

Researchers look at space between nerves and tumor cells to identify most aggressive oral cancers

One of the most terrifying aspects of cancer is its unpredictability: Some cancerous tumors are cured by treatment, while others shrink with treatment only to return later. A new University of Michigan study identifies a feature in cancer that could help pinpoint treatment-resistant tumors when they are diagnosed, so oncologists know to treat aggressively from […]

Business

BP, Shell to cover employee travel for treatment after Roe v. Wade

Oil producer BP PLC (BP.L) on Wednesday joined Shell PLC (SHEL.L) in pledging to cover travel expenses for U.S. employee health care treatment following a Supreme Court decision overturning the Constitutional right to an abortion. Neither of the two European companies explicitly named abortion in their statements. They were the first oil producers to update […]

Technology

Video-Game Technology Maker Unity Software Is Cutting More Than 200 Jobs

Unity Software Inc., which makes the technology underpinning many popular video games, eliminated 4% of staff, adding to a procession of job cuts in the tech industry. The terminations amounted to more than 200 of the 5,900 or so employees of the San Francisco-based software company. The move was part of “a continued planning process” […]

News

Dog owner scared to leave house for walks as neighbour yells every time

Taking your dog for a walk can be stressful for a number of reasons, from worrying about them going missing to feeling uneasy around other pets. One owner has shared their anxiety about dog walks on Reddit, explaining how their neighbours have started shouting at them every time they leave the house. The post, shared […]