Workers digging well in back yard find world’s largest sapphire cluster

Authorities in Sri Lanka said workers in a man’s back yard made a stunning discovery — the world’s largest star sapphire cluster. Local authorities in the Ratnapura area said the stone, known as the Serendipity Sapphire, was found by workers digging a well in the back yard of a man identified only by the surname […]


Texans sign Jordan Veasy

The Texans are making another move at receiver. According to multiple reports, Houston is signing Jordan Veasy. The club had an open spot at receiver after trading Randall Cobb to the Packers. Veasy has bounced around since entering the league as an undrafted free agent out of Cal in 2018. He was most recently with […]


Five-year extended hormone therapy no better in breast cancer

Extending hormone therapy by five years does not provide benefit over a two-year extension among postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer who had received five years of adjuvant endocrine therapy, according to a study published in the July 29 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Michael Gnant, M.D., from the Medical University […]


Big banks seek to curb “speculative” planned UK forex class action

A proposed multi-billion pound claim against powerful banks over alleged foreign exchange (forex) rigging is too weak and speculative to be allowed to proceed as a U.S.-style class action, the banks’ lawyer told a London court on Wednesday. Brian Kennelly said JPMorgan (JPM.N), Citigroup (C.N), Barclays (BARC.L), UBS (UBSG.S), NatWest (NWG.L) and MUFG Bank (MTFGTU.UL) […]


Nokia’s XR20 is a rugged 5G phone with three years of OS updates

HMD Global’s newest Nokia device is the XR20, a rugged phone with 5G connectivity that goes on sale in late August for $549. In addition to robust physical protection, the XR20 is well supported on the software side — a big focus for Nokia’s latest devices — as it ships with Android 11 and comes […]


Bull moose removed from Colorado parking garage

Wildlife officials in Colorado said a large bull moose was tranquilized and relocated after wandering into the ground floor of a parking garage. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said officers responded to the parking garage in the Lionshead Village area of Vail on Tuesday morning when the 2-to-3-year-old moose was spotted inside the garage. Wildlife officials […]