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Thessaloniki’s Jews: ‘We can’t let this be forgotten; if it’s forgotten, it will die’

Five centuries after they were expelled from Spain and eight decades after they were almost annihilated in the Holocaust, the small community of Sephardic Jews that lives on in the Greek city of Thessaloniki is looking to its past to help safeguard its future. On Tuesday, Thessaloniki’s Jewish community signed a deal with the Spanish […]

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Browns still hoping to have fans able to attend games this season

The Cleveland Browns are still hoping they will be able to have fans attend their home games this season. According to Mary Kay Cabot of Cleveland.com, the team is still exploring the possible options that would make having fans attend games at FirstEnergy Stadium a reality. “It’s fluid,” team spokesman Peter John-Baptiste said. “The Browns […]

Lifestyle

Scientists examine reproductive effects of glyphosate in mice

Exposure to the chemical glyphosate changed the level of some ovarian proteins in mice but did not impact ovarian steroid production, an indication glyphosate may not adversely affect reproduction, according to a new study. Two studies, published in the peer-reviewed academic journals Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology and Reproductive Toxicology, analyzed how ovarian function in mice […]

Business

U.S. housing market pushes ahead, trade flows improve

Contracts to buy U.S. previously owned homes rose to a nearly 14-1/2-year high in June, the latest indication that the housing market was weathering the COVID-19 pandemic far better than the broader economy. Other data on Wednesday showed a sharp decline in the goods trade deficit last month, with trade boosted by a rebound in […]

Technology

Infinity Ward issues statement amid backlash over Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone cheaters

Infinity Ward has issued a warning to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone cheaters, saying a fresh banwave is coming. The statement comes amid a growing backlash to cheating in the first-person shooter’s battle royale and competitive multiplayer. Infinity Ward has spent much of 2020 trying to combat cheaters, particularly on PC and the […]

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Up to 1,000 babies born to surrogate mothers stranded in Russia

As many as 1,000 babies born to surrogate mothers in Russia for foreign families have been left stranded in the country by the coronavirus pandemic and closure of international borders, the Guardian has been told. The babies, some born as far back as February, are being cared for mainly by hired caregivers in rented apartments […]

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Chiefs agree to terms with Tedric Thompson

The Chiefs have agreed to terms with safety Tedric Thompson, Terez Paylor of Yahoo.com reports. Seattle released Thompson in March to save his $2.1 million base salary. The Seahawks made Thompson a fourth-round choice in 2017. He played 29 games with 16 starts in his three seasons in Seattle. But Thompson missed 19 games, including […]

Lifestyle

Low muscle mass, density linked to shorter survival in DLBCL

For patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the combination of low muscle mass (LMM) and low muscle density (LMD) is an independent prognostic factor for survival, according to a study published in the July issue of Leukemia & Lymphoma. Hánah N. Rier, M.D., from Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Dordrecht, Netherlands, and colleagues examined the […]

Business

GM says it can pay off $16 billion loan if U.S. recovery continues

General Motors Co (GM.N) on Wednesday said if the U.S. economy continues to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and the auto industry does not experience any further production shutdowns, the No. 1 U.S. automaker should be able to generate enough cash to pay off a $16 billion loan by the end of the year. “Obviously, […]

Technology

Wycombe Wanderers legend Adebayo Akinfenwa gets FIFA 20 Ultimate Team hero card – with 99 physicality

Wycombe Wanderers legend Adebayo Akinfenwa is now a FIFA 20 Ultimate Team hero card – and it’s got an incredible 99 physicality. Akinfenwa is an English football cult hero, and is famous within the FIFA community for being Ultimate Team’s strongest player. In FIFA 20, Akinfenwa’s base card has 97 strength, putting him ahead of […]