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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones brushes off reported rift with Daniel Snyder

Dan Snyder largely kept a low profile for several months, skipping Washington’s annual welcome home luncheon and allowing wife Tanya to be the face of the ownership for the Commanders. Then came his team’s visit to Dallas. Snyder was front and center on the star at the 50-yard line meeting and talking with Cowboys owner […]

Lifestyle

Video gaming may be associated with better cognitive performance in children

A study of nearly 2,000 children found that those who reported playing video games for three hours per day or more performed better on cognitive skills tests involving impulse control and working memory compared to children who had never played video games. Published today in JAMA Network Open, this study analyzed data from the ongoing […]

Business

Banking agencies to provide guidance on crypto after better understanding risks

Banking regulators expect to provide industry guidance to financial institutions on crypto-related activities once agencies better understand the associated risks, said the acting chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. “We must understand and assess the risks associated with these activities the same way that we would assess the risks related to any other new […]

Technology

Kanye West is buying ‘free speech platform’ Parler

Kanye West, the musician now legally known as Ye, is buying Parler, a social media platform that styles itself as a “free speech” alternative to Twitter. The acquisition was announced by Parler in a press release, which said that it has entered into an agreement in principle with Ye that’s expected to close later this […]

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Pet kangaroo on the loose in Indiana county

Police in Indiana confirmed a kangaroo is on the loose in Carroll County after escaping from its owner’s property. The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the kangaroo escaped Sunday afternoon from its owner’s property, near the towns of Patton and Yeoman. The sheriff’s office said the kangaroo is one of two owned by the Carroll […]

Sport

Intrigue and upsets on the menu as T20 World Cup begins in Australia

Injuries, recoveries, surprising selections, awe-inspiring feats with bat, ball and in the field, on-pitch controversy and off-field scandal: as the world’s elite cricketers have gathered in Australia over the last couple of weeks all of these boxes have been ticked – and the T20 World Cup has not even started. That changes on Sunday, when […]

Lifestyle

Why people with breast cancer should ask their health care team about clinical trials

Treatments for breast cancer have improved over the years, but much research still needs to be done. That’s why Dr. Saranya Chumsri, a Mayo Clinic oncologist, says she often recommends her patients with breast cancer participate in clinical trials, which research innovative therapies and accelerate critical advances in patient care. Therapies for people with breast […]

Business

Russian business climate worsened in Oct -central bank

Russia’s central bank said on Thursday that its business climate index slid into negative territory in October, with future expectations becoming markedly less optimistic as production and demand assessments worsened. Businesses’ price expectations rose, partly due to a rise in costs, according to a central bank survey of Russian businesses. Russian companies took a hit […]

Technology

Straight Talk is offering a prepaid version of Verizon’s 5G home internet

Straight Talk, a subsidiary of Verizon’s Tracfone provider, is now offering a prepaid 5G home internet service that you can sign up for without having to go through a credit check. The $45 per month service uses Verizon’s 5G and 4G networks and a router, available at “nearly 2,000 Walmart stores across the country,” according […]

News

2,000-Year-Old Roman Road Uncovered in British Field is Like No Other–And of ‘Global Importance’

Workmen have uncovered a suspected Roman road in a field dating back 2,000 years that could be the only one of its kind in Britain and of ‘world importance.’ Archeologists say the cobbled ford uncovered in Worcestershire could be the finest Roman example of its type in the UK. In fact, the only existing roads […]