Sport

Negotiations continue on revised CBA

No deal is done until it’s done, and the deal between the NFL and the NFL Players Association regarding the parameters for pro football in a pandemic still isn’t done. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, negotiations continue regarding the precise language of the final document, with terms supposedly settled nine days ago […]

Lifestyle

Child sleep problems associated with impaired academic and psychosocial functioning

Whether children have ongoing sleep problems from birth through childhood or do not develop sleep problems until they begin school, a new study by researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) has found that sleep disturbances at any age are associated with diminished well-being by the time the children are 10 or 11 years old. […]

Business

Oil falls on fears of glut as OPEC+ set to boost output

TOKYO Oil prices fell on Monday on oversupply worries as OPEC and its allies are set to wind back output cuts in August and a rise in worldwide COVID-19 cases points to a slower pick-up in demand. Brent crude futures slid 27 cents, or 0.6%, to $43.25 a barrel by 0642 GMT. U.S. West Texas […]

Technology

Apple confirms new iPhones won’t arrive in September

Apple has confirmed it’s planning to launch its new iPhones a little later this year. “Last year we started selling new iPhones in late September, this year we expect supply to be available a few weeks later,” said Apple CFO Luca Maestri in an earnings call with investors today. Maestri didn’t reveal why this year’s […]

News

Glenda Jackson, 84, ‘stunned’ to win BAFTA television award

British actress Glenda Jackson said she was “stunned” during her acceptance of a BAFTA award on Friday at the age of 84 for her performance in the drama, “Elizabeth is Missing.” Jackson, a former politician, won the leading actress BAFTA, beating “Killing Eve’s” Jodie Comer. “Oh my word… I’m absolutely stunned,” the actress said via […]

Sport

49ers re-sign Alex Barrett

The 49ers cut defensive lineman Alex Barrett on Thursday. They re-signed him Sunday. The team announced the transaction. Barrett originally joined the 49ers when he signed with their practice squad on Nov. 27, 2019. He spent the remainder of the season on the developmental squad. He re-signed with San Francisco on Feb. 10, 2020. Barrett, […]

Lifestyle

Energy demands limit our brains’ information processing capacity

Our brains have an upper limit on how much they can process at once due to a constant but limited energy supply, according to a new UCL study using a brain imaging method that measures cellular metabolism. The study, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, found that paying attention can change how the brain allocates […]

Business

India’s Fuel Demand Loses Steam, Slips in July after Two Months of Gains: Data

India’s refined fuel consumption in July slipped from June, according to preliminary industry data, indicating slower industrial activity as high retail prices, floods and renewed coronavirus lockdowns in parts of the country dented demand. Local fuel sales – a proxy for oil demand – plunged to historic lows in April when India imposed a country-wide […]

Technology

FCC approves Amazon’s internet-from-space Kuiper constellation of 3,236 satellites

The Federal Communications Commission has approved Amazon’s plans for its ambitious Kuiper constellation, which entails sending 3,236 satellites into orbit to beam internet coverage down to Earth. The decision is a crucial regulatory step that paves the way for Amazon to start launching the satellites when they’re ready. The company plans to send the satellites […]

News

Scientists and environmental groups ‘alarmed’ by huge rise in Amazon wildfires

Scientists and environmental groups have expressed alarm after new data revealed there were 28 percent more fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest this July compared with the same time last year. Satellite images released by Brazil’s space research agency INPE on Saturday revealed 6,803 fires in the Amazon last month. There were 5,318 in July 2019. […]