Sport

Allen Lazard aiming to be the No. 1 receiver in the league

Packers receiver Allen Lazard entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent, landing on the Jaguars’ practice squad. The Packers found him there late in the 2018 season, and he played one game for them as a rookie. He failed to make the 53-player roster out of training camp in 2019. Now, Aaron Rodgers is […]

Lifestyle

Amid a school mental health crisis, a new training approach shows promise

For several years, Julia Taylor had one of the nation’s most underappreciated jobs: middle school counselor. “I was in the trenches for a decade before higher ed,” said Taylor, now an associate professor of counselor education in the University of Virginia’s School of Education and Human Development. “I would have loved something like this.” “This” […]

Business

Volkswagen Mexico workers reject union’s 9% raise deal, as inflation climbs

Workers at Volkswagen AG’s (VOWG_p.DE) main Mexico factory have rejected their own union’s deal with management for a 9% pay raise, setting the stage for further talks just as inflation hits a 22-year high. Volkswagen de Mexico on Tuesday said it was committed to “constructive dialogue” with the union after the unexpected rejection in a […]

Technology

Thai Crypto-Bourse Deal Stuck in Due Diligence, Co-Founder Says

A deal to sell a majority stake in Thailand’s largest crypto exchange to the nation’s oldest bank remains stuck in due diligence more than eight months after the plan was unveiled, according to the platform’s co-founder. The proposal with SCB X Pcl that helped propel Bitkub Online Co. into a so-called unicorn has yet to […]

News

National Lottery results: Saturday’s winning numbers for £20 million jackpot

the winning numbers have been drawn in tonight’s National Lottery draw, with a £20 million jackpot up for grabs. Tonight’s National Lottery Lotto winning numbers are: 14, 15, 31, 41, 44, 45. The Bonus Ball is 20. Tonight’s guaranteed jackpot is £20 million. Tonight’s National Lottery Thunderball winning numbers are: 05, 21, 27, 29, 33. […]

Sport

John Harbaugh keeps his opinion on Deshaun Watson’s suspension to himself

If Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson ultimately serves a six-game suspension, his first game as a Brown will happen at Baltimore, on Sunday, October 23. Naturally, then, Ravens coach John Harbaugh was asked on Monday for his thoughts on the Watson situation. “I do have a lot of opinions on it,” Harbaugh said Monday, via Mary […]

Lifestyle

New method for improved fiber optic measurement of brain activity changes

UNC School of Medicine researchers, led by Ian Shih, Ph.D., associate professor of Neurology and Biomedical Research Imaging Center, developed an improved fiber-based optical method to measure activity changes in the brain. Fiber photometry, an increasingly used neurotechnology, uses fiber optics to deliver certain wavelengths of light to excite fluorescent proteins responsive to that wavelength […]

Business

Argentina’s central bank likely to raise interest rate this week, say traders

Argentina’s central bank is likely to raise its benchmark interest rate by 600 basis points this week to tackle the country’s high inflation, market participants told Reuters on Tuesday. Analysts and local traders consulted by Reuters agreed that the bank could bring the nominal annual rate to 66% from the current rate of 60%. The […]

Technology

Indonesia Briefly Blocks PayPal in Move to Police Its Internet

Indonesia began blocking websites from gaming store Steam to digital wallet PayPal Holdings Inc. over the weekend, making good on promises to bar internet services that don’t register locally and submit to a tightening regulatory regime. The government briefly barred PayPal from operating, before backtracking to give the digital wallet operator an additional five days […]

News

Heartbroken mum of murdered schoolgirl says suspect’s family called to support her

The mum of stabbed schoolgirl Lilia Valutyte says the alleged killer’s mother is helping her family through their grief. Lina Savicke, 35, says murder suspect Deividas Skebas’s mother Daiva phoned her to offer full support. The call came after Skebas appeared in court on Monday following the death of nine-year-old Lilia as she played in […]