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Beaming Princess Eugenie leaves hospital with baby boy and proud husband Jack

Princess Eugenie beamed as she and husband Jack Brooksbank left hospital with their new baby son. The proud new parents were photographed leaving The Portland Hospital on Friday afternoon. Eugenie, the Queen’s granddaughter, gave birth to the little boy on Tuesday morning. He weighed 8lbs 1oz. The princess wore a tartan dress with a camel […]

Sport

Panthers cutting Kawann Short

Panthers defensive tackle Kawann Short is 32 years old, injuries have limited him to five games over the last two years, and he was slated to have a salary cap hit of more than $20 million this season. So no one was expecting him back in Carolina in 2021. Now it’s official that the Panthers […]

Lifestyle

Men with early stage testicular cancer could avoid potentially harmful monitoring scans

Men who have had treatment for early stage testicular cancer could benefit from fewer monitoring scans, freeing them from some of the harmful radiation that comes from computerized tomography (CT) imaging, according to results from the TRISST clinical trial presented at GU ASCO conference. The Cancer Research UK-funded study also found that using magnetic resonance […]

Business

Black franchise owner sues McDonald’s for alleged race discrimination

A Black McDonald’s franchise operator has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that it steered him toward less profitable restaurants in lower-income, predominantly Black neighborhoods because of his race. Retired Major League Baseball player Herbert Washington, who currently operates 14 McDonald’s restaurants, filed the civil suit in Ohio on Tuesday. Washington’s allegations are similar […]

Technology

Mercedes recalling more than 1 million vehicles over emergency-call location error

Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling 1.29 million vehicles because of a failure in its eCall software which may not provide a vehicle’s correct location to emergency responders after a crash, Car and Driver reported. The recall covers vehicles sold from model years 2016 to 2021 and includes CLA-Class, GLA-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, GT-Class, C-Class, E-Class, […]

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Man accused of driving snowy car with windscreen ‘porthole and zero visibility’

A motorist allegedly drove a car covered almost entirely in snow but was stopped by police, who said it was “miraculous” that no-one had been hurt as a result. The man was charged with dangerous driving after maneuvering his red car with a tiny space cleared on the windscreen, setting off with snow blanketing almost […]

Sport

Zach Banner: Mike Tomlin told me, “You are my answer for 2021”

Zach Banner is slated to become an unrestricted free agent next month. The former fourth-round pick out of USC is on his third team after the Colts drafted him and the Browns cut him. But he found a home in Pittsburgh, beginning the 2020 season as the team’s starting right tackle. But then he tore […]

Lifestyle

Are prenatal genetic tests becoming too complex?

As noninvasive prenatal testing becomes more advanced, questions of informed consent, clinical utility and ethical concerns become more complicated for clinicians, and more anxiety-provoking for parents, according to the authors of an Ethics and Law article published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia. Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT), introduced in 2010, was “revolutionary, with […]

Business

Chinese drone company EHang’s shares plunged 63% after fraud claim

Investors have been dumping shares in Chinese drone maker EHang, after a short-seller accused the US-listed company of fraud. Shares of the Nasdaq-listed firm plummeted nearly 63% in New York on Tuesday after Wolfpack Research released a scathing, detailed report questioning EHang’s business. The stock trimmed its losses Wednesday, bouncing 35% higher to about $62 […]

Technology

DJI’s unannounced FPV drone is already the star of a complete unboxing video

DJI’s first-ever FPV (first-person-view) drone hasn’t been much of a secret for months — but an unboxing video now shows off the new quadcopter, controller and FPV goggles from practically every angle (via OsitaLV). While the prominent “NOT FOR SALE” and “DISPLAY DEMO” stickers on the box and controller suggest that some details might change […]