Sport

Terry McLaurin: Ron Rivera, Alex Smith never had feel sorry for me moments

Alex Smith has retired from the NFL, but his return to action with the Washington Football Team was one of the best stories of the 2020 season and one of his teammates took some time to reflect on what he saw from Smith in his return to action. Wide receiver Terry McLaurin said that he […]

Lifestyle

Pediatricians ID cause of muscle breakdown in rare disease found on newborn screening

It was a nagging mystery: A rare-disease expert at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh had found a successful treatment for two of the deadliest symptoms of one of the more common classes of rare diseases diagnosed by newborn screenings, but one symptom—painful episodes of muscle breakdown that land victims in intensive care—persisted. Today, the scientists […]

Business

UBS hires Morgan Stanley bankers to lead U.S. outsourced trading drive

UBS (UBSG.S) has hired two bankers from Morgan Stanley (MS.N) to help build its trading services for hedge funds and asset managers in the United Sates, confirmed by a spokesperson for the Swiss bank. The new recruitments are a part of a broader initiative within the bank to elevate its so-called execution hub, allowing hedge […]

Technology

Abandoned dev Blue Box denies Kojima collab rumours yet again

Blue Box Game Studios, the indie developer at the heart of a bizarre internet conspiracy involving Hideo Kojima, has once again denied it has any involvement with the Metal Gear Solid maker. In a video message posted this morning, director Hasan Kahraman faced the camera to pass on a message Blue Box has now stated […]

News

8-year-old shooting chipmunks accidentally strikes uncle

A 32-year-old man was accidentally shot in the head in New Hampshire after the bullet fired by his 8-year-old nephew ricocheted while they were shooting chipmunks, police said. The man was injured Friday in Milton and is expected to recover, Fosters Daily Democrat reports. Police said a bullet shot by the 8-year-old ricocheted after killing […]

Sport

John Facenda posthumously honored with Hall of Fame’s Pete Rozelle Award

The voice of NFL Films — sometimes called the Voice of God — is being honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. John Facenda, who helped grow the game of football by narrating so much great NFL Films footage before he died in 1984, is the recipient of the 2021 Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award. […]

Lifestyle

Researchers discover protein complex that promotes cancer growth

A discovery by a team of researchers, led by a Geisinger professor, could yield a potential new treatment for breast cancer. In a study published this month in Cell Reports, the team used small molecules known as peptides to disrupt a complex of two proteins, RBM39 and MLL1, that is found in breast cancer cells […]

Business

Beijing doubles down on rooting out crypto in China

China’s central bank said on Monday it had urged some banks and payment firms to crack down harder on cryptocurrency trading, in the latest move by Chinese authorities to stem the use of digital coins. The People’s Bank of China’s statement sent bitcoin tumbling to a two-week low and ether to a more than five-week […]

Technology

Vivo V21e 5G With 32MP Front Camera, Dimensity 700 SoC Launched in India: Price, Specs and More

Vivo has refreshed the Vivo V-series with the new Vivo V21e 5G. The new smartphone is a toned-down variant of the Vivo V21 5G that debuted in India in April 2021 and comes with dual rear cameras. Similar to other Vivo V-series phones, the new Vivo V21e 5G focuses on selfies with the 32-megapixel front […]

News

Woman charged for feeding rats that exacerbated rodent issue

A woman was charged with allegedly violating a Rhode Island city ordinance against feeding wild animals. The 55-year-old woman’s neighbors blame her for exacerbating the rodent problem in Cranston, WJAR-TV reported. Last week, the publication captured several nocturnal rats active in the middle of the day. Neighbors say that it’s even worse during the night. […]