Sport

Patrick Mahomes has an unprecedented 25 touchdowns, 1 interception

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is off to a start the likes of which we’ve never seen before. Mahomes has 25 touchdowns and one interception so far this season. This is the first time in NFL history that a player has had 25 touchdowns and only one interception through the first nine games of the season. […]

Lifestyle

Fighting fires raises risk for irregular heartbeat

Fighting fires comes with many risks. But new research shows there’s a new one to consider: increased exposure to fires appears to raise the likelihood of developing atrial fibrillation, or AFib, an irregular heartbeat that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure and other problems. Researchers found the more fires a firefighter fought, the […]

Business

How the 5G iPhone kicked off the latest carrier wars

Mobile carriers in the United States have spent tens of billions of dollars in a race to build out their 5G networks. Now, they’re eager to get consumers using — and paying for — the new wireless network technology. The launch of the first 5G iPhone marks the biggest opportunity yet to do that, kicking […]

Technology

Twitter and Facebook label baseless Trump post suggesting Democrats manipulated ballot counts

Twitter and Facebook have continued to restrict and label posts from President Donald Trump after yesterday’s presidential election, this time addressing a baseless claim that Democratic officials were manipulating vote counts in key states. Twitter flagged the tweet and restricted its reach, saying it was “disputed and might be misleading.” Facebook added a general warning […]

News

Bagpiper shoved in mystery Remembrance Sunday incident says he ‘provoked’ police

A bagpiper shoved by an officer at a Remembrance Sunday event appears to say that he provoked police before the incident, new footage shows. The bagpiper was captured marching towards an officer, then falling on the ground as a policeman shoved him away, as crowds gathered to pay their respects to fallen soldiers. A Met […]

Sport

Mike Tomlin not “overly concerned” about Ben Roethlisberger missing practice

The Steelers placed quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday because he was a high-risk close contact of tight end Vance McDonald and that means he’ll be out of practice all week. Roethlisberger will be cleared in time to face the Bengals as long as he continues to test negative. During his Tuesday press […]

Lifestyle

Two-thirds of U.S. adults have recommended stroke knowledge

In 2017, 67.5 percent of U.S. adults had knowledge of the five signs and symptoms of stroke and the immediate need to call emergency medical services, according to research published in the Nov. 6 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Sandra L. Jackson, Ph.D., from the […]

Business

EU hits Amazon with antitrust charges. A huge fine could follow

The European Union has unveiled formal antitrust charges against Amazon for abusing its dominance in online shopping and opened a second investigation into the company’s business practices. Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission’s top antitrust official, accused Amazon on Tuesday of illegally abusing its dominant position as an online marketplace in Germany and France, the company’s […]

Technology

California poised to establish a new privacy regulator with ballot measure win

California’s already tough privacy law is about to get a lot stronger as voters are expected to approve a ballot initiative expanding much of what the law covers this week. If approved, Proposition 24 would expand California’s privacy law to cover more sensitive data sets and establish a new state agency in charge of enforcing […]

News

‘Doting’ mum, 29, who died in street after being stabbed pictured for first time

This is the first picture of a “doting” mum who collapsed and died in the street outside her home after being stabbed. Kimberley Deakin was heard screaming “help, help” as she fled across the street to her neighbours’ homes in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs., on Friday afternoon. Covered in blood, the 29-year-old banged on doors before collapsing […]