Sport

Falcons waive Craig Reynolds

The Falcons waived running back Craig Reynolds, the team announced Friday. Reynolds, 24, went undrafted out of Kutztown in 2019, signing with Washington. The team waived him out of the preseason. Reynolds later joined Washington’s practice squad. Washington activated him to their 53-player roster, and Reynolds was active for three games. He saw action on […]

Lifestyle

Explaining unexpected baby scan news to expectant parents

New scanning protocols have been drawn up for the thousands of expectant parents affected by pregnancy complications each year. Research led by the University of Leeds will for the first time provide sonographers with specific words and phrases to be used consistently when explaining miscarriages, fetal deaths and anomalies during scans. At present, there is […]

Business

UK clears Amazon’s investment in online food platform Deliveroo

Britain’s competition regulator on Tuesday cleared Amazon’s purchase of a 16% stake in online delivery group Deliveroo, following a provisional nod in June. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) gave its original clearance in April on the basis that Deliveroo could go out of business without the investment. It changed approach to focus on competition […]

Technology

Samsung is launching a 5G version of the Galaxy A51 in the US this week

Samsung’s next midrange phone to get 5G connectivity is the Galaxy A51. Originally launched back in April, the A51 costs $400 normally and sits comfortably in the zone occupied by the now-discounted Pixel 3A and newly announced Pixel 4A (of which there is also a 5G version coming). But the new 5G version of the […]

News

‘I’m so grateful’ | Folds of Honor campaign helps fund education for military family

Hong Kong residents buy newspaper to support free pressProtesters gather outside Ferguson Police Department on anniversary of Michael…KSDK-TV St. Louis logo’I’m so grateful’ | Folds of Honor campaign helps fund education for military family For the past month, we’ve had the privilege of meeting some of the incredible military families in our area who are […]

Sport

Jake Fromm on racist texts: That’s not indicative of who I am

Jake Fromm apologized Friday for racist text messages sent to a childhood friend in 2019 that surfaced in June. The rookie quarterback said his words, calling for gun silencers to be “very expensive so only elite white people can get them haha,” came from a lack of perspective and being “naive, young and immature.” “I […]

Lifestyle

Cannabis use shows substantial risks, no benefits for cardiovascular health

The chemicals in cannabis have been linked to an increased risk of heart attacks, heart failure and atrial fibrillation in observational studies; however, a full understanding of how use of cannabis affects the heart and blood vessels is limited by a lack of adequate research, according to a new Scientific Statement from the American Heart […]

Business

Telco SoftBank’s first-quarter cash flow jumps 50% as broader group retrenches

SoftBank Group Corp’s domestic wireless unit raised its free cash flow 50% in its first quarter, part of a broader effort to stabilise the group and help it weather the coronavirus outbreak. SoftBank Corp said on Tuesday it generated adjusted free cash flow of 236 billion yen ($2.23 billion) in the April-June quarter, compared with […]

News

Girl, 7, uses sewing skills to help other schoolchildren

A 7-year-old Litchfield girl’s summer project could help hundreds of local children when it’s time to go back to school this fall. Sophie Raho’s mother and great-grandmother taught her how to use a sewing machine this summer. She started with pillows but was soon making hair scrunchies. Sign up for our NewslettersShe set up a […]