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Russell Crowe’s dad dies on Qantas flight as passengers and crew ‘tried to save his life’

Qantas crew desperately battled to save the life of Russell Crowe’s father before his death onboard a flight to Coffs Harbour on Tuesday, fellow passengers said. John Alexander Crowe died on a regional Qantas flight from Sydney at the age of 85 despite airline crew desperately trying to keep him alive. Another passenger on the […]

Sport

Bills hosting Tyler Ervin

The Bills are hosting return specialist Tyler Ervin on a free agent visit, Field Yates of ESPN reports. The team lost returner Andre Roberts to the Texans in free agency. Ervin, 27, joined the Packers on Dec. 2, 2019, off waivers from the Jaguars. He re-signed with Green Bay in the 2020 offseason. In 12 […]

Lifestyle

Exposure to harmful chemicals in plastic may contribute to postpartum depression

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals may influence hormonal shifts during pregnancy as well as contribute to postpartum depression, according to a small study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. Postpartum depression is a serious and common psychiatric disorder that affects up to 1 in 5 childbearing women. The cause of postpartum depression is […]

Business

GameStop up 13% more as ‘Reddit army’ bets on sales turnaround

“Meme” stock-in-chief GameStop jumped another 13% in value on Friday, building on a surge since results earlier this week that showed online sales improving and a much-hyped management reshuffle gathering pace. The video-game retailer, whose shares rose as high as $483 in a battle with short-sellers in January, has now risen more than five times […]

Technology

Entercom rebrands to Audacy, plans to launch exclusive podcasts on its own app

Entercom, a company mostly associated with its hundreds of US radio stations, is losing its old name in an effort to signify its broader interest and investments in audio — specifically, podcasts. Today, Entercom becomes Audacy. The company, which owns podcast networks Cadence13 and Pineapple Street Studios, as well as ad network Podcorn, is looking […]

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Perth mum whose baby was allegedly murdered by her boyfriend reveals her daughter’s final hours

A distraught mother has delivered a heartbreaking farewell to her beloved three-month-old daughter – as her own boyfriend faced a murder charge over the infant’s death. Sarah Nash’s daughter Elyssia was found with what police described as ‘catastrophic brain injuries’ at her family home in Girrawheen, Perth, on March 12. Two days later the baby […]

Sport

Josh Jones re-signing with Jaguars

The Jaguars are bringing safety Josh Jones back for another year. Jones’ agent Drew Rosenhaus broke the news of the deal on Friday afternoon. Jones was claimed off of waivers late in 2019 and started 13 games for the team around a stint on the injured reserve list last season. He had 83 tackles and […]

Business

GameStop swings between gains and losses, capping volatile week

“Meme” stock-in-chief GameStop swung between gains and losses on Friday, with the shares reversing course after rising 19% earlier in the session. Shares of the video game retailer were last down 4.1% at $176.18 in late afternoon trading. The stock, which had hit a record high of $483 in January, tumbled 34% the day after […]

Technology

Codename: Urban Legends is a taste of what Niantic thinks 5G could do for AR gaming

Pokémon Go developer Niantic has unveiled Codename: Urban Legends, which it describes as “a multiplayer demo experience that offers a glimpse into the future of AR and 5G networks.” The game revolves around casting magic spells to kill monsters and rescue allies. It’s similar to Niantic’s previously released games, but the trailer includes a unique […]

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Indian crew of Ever Given face ARREST as Egyptian authorities probe crash on Suez Canal

The pilots and crew onboard the massive container ship that blocked the Suez Canal could face arrest and be ‘made scapegoats’ for the incident as investigators continue to search for the cause of the grounding that strangled global trade. Union officials fear the 25-man Indian crew onboard the 220,000-ton Ever Given, which found itself wedged […]