Sport

DirecTV is close to doing a deal with Amazon for Thursday Night Football

This year, Thursday Night Football becomes a streaming-only property. And that’s bad news for those who don’t get their content from streaming platforms. Enter DirecTV. The outgoing Sunday Ticket provider is close to a deal with Amazon to distribute TNF to restaurants and bars, according to John Ourand of Sports Business Journal. Ourand reports that […]

Lifestyle

Daily multivitamin may be an unnecessary habit

Are you among the one in three Americans who gulps down a multivitamin every morning, probably with a sip of water? The truth about this popular habit may be hard to swallow. “Most people would be better off just drinking a full glass of water and skipping the vitamin,” says Dr. Pieter Cohen, an associate […]

Business

Brazilian broker XP’s profit gains from higher assets under custody

XP Inc (XP.O) posted a marginal jump in second-quarter adjusted profit as the Brazilian broker gained from a surge in assets under custody that offset a slowdown in inflows due to higher interest rates. Last week, Brazil’s central bank raised its key interest rate by half a percentage point to battle the impacts of fuel […]

Technology

Bitcoin Slips After Best Month of 2022 as Traders Weigh Recovery

Bitcoin declined after reaching the highest levels since mid-June on Saturday amid optimism that the market may have recovered from its worst levels. The largest cryptocurrency dropped as much as 3.6% to $22,958 on Monday after breaking above $24,000 over the weekend, its highest since mid-June. Its 27% gain in July made for the best […]

News

Liquid Leisure Water Park: Young girl feared drowned as huge search launched

A young girl is missing and feared drowned at a water park, with emergency services launching a frantic search. Witnesses at Liquid Leisure waterpark in Windsor, Berkshire, this afternoon said lifeguards were ‘working incredibly hard’ to find the missing girl. One mum, who had been at the park with her children, told Sky News the […]

Sport

Amari Cooper injures ankle

Browns receiver Amari Cooper injured his ankle during a scramble drill late in practice, Dan Labbe of cleveland.com reports. As Deshaun Watson rolled out of the pocket, Cooper changed directions and then went down. He stayed on the ground and was treated by the training staff. Cooper walked around behind the team afterward with no […]

Lifestyle

Can massage relieve symptoms of depression, anxiety and stress?

Stress is an inevitable part of life. It is nearly impossible to remove all stress from day-to-day life. Stress is physiological and psychological responses to situations the body and mind find to be overwhelming. Even situations perceived as good, like getting married, starting a new job or becoming a parent, can produce significant stress. When […]

Business

Nasdaq says short interest fell 3.12% in late July

Short interest on the Nasdaq fell 3.12% in late July, the exchange said on Tuesday. As of July 29, short interest fell to about 12.65 billion shares, from 13.058 billion shares as of July 15. Investors who sell securities “short” borrow shares and then sell them, expecting the stock to fall so they can buy […]

Technology

Pakistan OneLoad Raises Funds as Fintech Competition Picks Up

Pakistan’s fintech OneLoad, which targets micro-retailers, has raised $11 million to fund a growth phase as it focuses on tapping the world’s third-largest unbanked population. The latest investment round was led by Sarmayacar and Shorooq Partners, with participation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Strategic Investment Fund, its first investment in Pakistan. OneLoad’s android […]

News

Alarm as ’emaciated’ whale refuses food after getting lost in French river

Concerns have been raised for a beluga whale after it was seen in France’s river Seine – thousands of miles from the icy waters of the Arctic sea, where it typically lives. It refused food and looked starved, according to a local official on Saturday. The beluga is slowly swimming in a basis between two […]