Sport

Colts sign Alex Mollette, place two on IR

The Colts have made a few moves on Tuesday morning. Indianapolis announced receiver John Hurst and offensive lineman Carter O’Donnell have been place on injured reserve. And the team has re-signed center Alex Molette. Molette initially joined the club as an undrafted free agent in the spring. He started 46 games at Marshall, playing all […]

Lifestyle

Wind has caused 479 injuries, 28 deaths in bounce houses since 2000

It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt … or dies. And a lack of regulations and oversight surrounding a popular, easily rentable party feature could be putting tens of thousands of children at risk, according to new research from the University of Georgia. The study found at least 479 people were injured and […]

Business

Demand for FX derivatives jumps as central banks prep rate rises

Demand for currency derivatives has shot up this year, data from CME Group showed on Wednesday, in a sign investors are positioning for hefty interest rate hikes from the U.S. Federal Reserve and other big central banks. “Open interest” — the number of outstanding futures and options — was at $272.5 billion at the end […]

Technology

Pinterest Surges in Rally on Users, Elliott as Top Holder

Pinterest Inc. jumped after reporting resilient sales and user numbers and Elliott Investment Management confirmed a major stake, saying it approved of the company’s leadership. Shares gained about 20% in extended trading. The company said it had 433 million monthly active users at the end of the second quarter on June 30, about the same […]

News

Killer’s horrifying execution as he laughed before taking two gruesome hours to die

A double murderer smiled and laughed at the family of his victims moments before he was executed in a “botched” procedure that took nearly two hours. Joseph Wood was convicted of the murder of his ex-girlfriend Debra Dietz and her father Eugene Dietz on August 7, 1989 after walking into their family-owned car body store […]

Sport

Panthers sign Devin Jones, waive Andrew Parchment

The Panthers moved to add some depth to their defensive backfield on Tuesday. The team announced the signing of cornerback Devin Jones to their 90-man roster. Undrafted rookie wide receiver Andrew Parchment was waived in a corresponding move. Jones is a local product who went to high school near Charlotte and went to UNC Pembroke […]

Lifestyle

A ‘smashing’ solution for cancer therapy

Sometimes too much of a good thing is not good at all. Inhibiting the function of the PD-1 protein, which blocks immune function, has shown high therapeutic efficacy in cancer immunotherapy. However, when this function is inhibited for an extended period of time, autoimmune diseases may develop. Now, researchers at Kyoto University have developed a […]

Business

Greece to exit EU’s ‘enhanced surveillance’ framework after 12 years

Greece will exit the European Union’s so-called enhanced surveillance framework on August 20, its finance minister said on Wednesday, a move that will allow the country greater freedom in making economic policy. Greek economic developments and policy have been monitored under the framework since 2018, after Athens exited three international bailouts, totalling more than 260 […]

Technology

YouTube Must Face Suit by Grammy Winner Over Rights Protection

Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube failed to persuade a California judge to toss out a lawsuit by a Grammy-award winning composer accusing the video-sharing platform of not protecting her and other “ordinary” creators from unlawful copying and use of their work. YouTube’s contentions in its motion to dismiss the suit are “unavailing,” US District Judge James Donato […]

News

Couple terrorised in own home by naked 6ft4 stranger who ‘threatened to rape husband’

An elderly couple were terrorised by a towering naked stranger who broke into their home and allegedly threatened the husband with rape and murder. Scott Presswood, who stands at 6ft4, kicked the front door down into Majorie and Ted Bosworth’s home before smashing the patio doors with a cast iron barbecue, then battered the latter […]