Sport

Panthers sign kicker Dominik Eberle to compete with Joey Slye

Joey Slye missed a 37-yard field goal last week against the Ravens, prompting the Panthers to sign another option at the position Tuesday. The team signed German kicker Dominik Eberle, waiving safety LaDarius Wiley in a corresponding move. “We’re confident in [Slye], but we’re going to look at other kickers as well,” General Manager Scott […]

Lifestyle

New biomarkers identified to detect consumption of emerging illicit drug

A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has come up with a new solution to boost the surveillance of designer drug abuse. Led by Professor Eric Chan from the NUS Department of Pharmacy, the team has identified three new urinary biomarkers that could be used to detect consumption of ADB-BUTINACA, an […]

Business

Australia’s Crown Resorts appoints Ziggy Switkowski as chairman

Australia’s Crown Resorts Ltd (CWN.AX) said on Thursday it had appointed Ziggy Switkowski as chairman to succeed Helen Coonan as a broader inquiry that could see the casino operator lose its licences nears an end. Switkowski, currently non-executive chairman at broadband provider NBN Co after a string of roles at different telcos, will join Crown […]

Technology

Theater owners are already taking a victory lap in the fight for where movies screen

A year of chaotic movie releases made the future of theaters look uncertain. But as cinemas reopen, hybrid releases that studios so warmly embraced amid COVID-19 are now having to answer in earnest to theater owners and talent attached to high-stakes films. During this week’s CinemaCon, the National Association of Theatre Owners’ annual convention, prominent […]

News

Hedgehog rescued from parking lot drain

Animal rescuers and firefighters responded to an unusual situation in England when a hedgehog was found trapped in a parking lot drain. The Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service said in a Facebook post that rescuers responded to the Seaford, East Sussex, England, parking lot where residents reported a hedgehog was trapped in a drain. The […]