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Magnet fishermen find WWII-era artillery shell in Michigan river

A group of magnet fishermen pulling up metal from a Michigan river made a surprising discovery — a World War II-era artillery shell. Ryan McCollum, of the Rustic Treasure Hunters, said he was magnet fishing in Grand Rapids with his son, Lochlan, 8, and his cousin, Chris Hample, when Hample pulled a 2-foot-long metal object […]

Sport

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund not joining European Super League

The Bundesliga clubs Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig have said they will not join the breakaway Super League launched by 12 of Europe’s top clubs on Sunday. The three clubs, as well as the German Football Association, are committed to the European Club Association (ECA) and are backing Uefa’s proposed reforms to the […]

Lifestyle

Melissa Doyle on ageing: ‘We spend so much time worrying about wrinkles when that’s only 0.05% of it’

Melissa Doyle had been a major star on Channel Seven for 25 years when she was dumped by the financially struggling network several months after turning 50. Recovering from the sadness she says she felt, Doyle threw herself into making a “very personal” podcast series, Age Against the Machine, which tackles Australian society’s prejudice against […]

Business

Air France to boost China Eastern venture after share issue

Air France-KLM will expand its partnership with China Eastern Airlines (600115.SS), as the Chinese carrier contributes to a 1 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) share issue heavily backed by the French government, the airline group said on Monday. The French state will cover as much as two-thirds of a 988 million-euro capital increase by Air France-KLM, more […]

Technology

Pokémon Go hosting New Pokémon Snap event

After 20 years of waiting, we’re just two weeks away from a new Pokémon Snap game! So, of course, Pokémon Go has announced details of an event to celebrate. Pokémon Go’s New Pokémon Snap Celebration will run from 10am local time on 29th April, the day before New Pokémon Snap launches on Nintendo Switch, until […]

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Loose llama or alpaca found running on California highway

Police in California said they ended up in an unusual chase when a loose llama or alpaca was spotted running on the highway. The California Highway Patrol’s Sonora station said troopers responded Monday to a report of a loose animal on Highway 49 in Tuolumne County. The CHP said in a Facebook post that officials […]

Sport

Toto Wolff rebukes George Russell over Imola F1 crash with Valtteri Bottas

The Mercedes team principal, Toto Wolff, has dismissed George Russell’s suggestion that his crash with Valtteri Bottas at the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix was caused because the Finn feels his future is under threat from the British driver. Wolff issued a stern rebuke to Russell and warned how the incident at Imola could have an […]

Lifestyle

PureGym users top 1m workouts in a week as sites reopen in England

Fitness fans took part in more than 1m workouts in the first week after reopening in England, according to the UK’s largest gym chain, PureGym. Reporting a 92% crash in annual profits after Covid lockdown restrictions forced the closure of its gyms for more than a third of 2020, the group said customers were keen […]

Business

Microsoft doubles down on cloud healthcare business with $16 billion Nuance buy

Microsoft Corp said on Monday it would buy artificial intelligence and speech technology firm Nuance Communications Inc (NUAN.O) for about $16 billion, as it expands cloud solutions for healthcare customers. The deal comes after the companies partnered in 2019 to automate clinical administrative work such as documentation. It shows Microsoft’s ambition to extend its leadership […]

Technology

Apex Legends hits 100m player milestone

It’s been a while since we heard some player numbers for Apex Legends, but the battle royale seems to be doing pretty dang well – and Respawn has announced the game now has over 100m players in total. The news was shared on the official Apex Legends Twitter account, with an accompanying video to celebrate […]