Sport

Texans remain in locker room for anthem; Alex Okafor kneels for Chiefs

The Texans stayed inside for both Lift Every Voice and Sing, known as the black national anthem, and the national anthem. NBC’s sideline reporter Michele Tafoya reports that the players made the decision so there would be “no misinterpretation” of celebrating one song and not the other. The Chiefs locked arms along one end zone […]

Lifestyle

Nature as a model: Researchers develop novel anti-inflammatory substance

Anti-inflammatory substances based on components of human cells could one day improve treatment in patients. Researchers at the Institute of Pharmacy at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a method for producing those substances with controlled quality. Since the body does not recognize them as foreign substances, they offer advantages over anti-inflammatory drugs such […]

Business

Nissan to issue $8 billion in dollar-denominated debt

TOKYO – Japan’s Nissan Motor Co 7201.T will issue $8 billion in dollar-denominated debt and is considering euro-denominated bonds, it said on Friday, as the troubled automaker looks to diversify its funding. The bond sale is its first dollar-denominated issuance since its tie-up with France’s Renault SA RENA.PA in 1999, a Nissan representative said. It […]

Technology

Surprise! Nintendo just announced a The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild prequel for Switch

And breathe. Nintendo has announced Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity, a prequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It’s due out 20th November 2020 on Nintendo Switch, and is set 100 years before Breath of the Wild. “Witness the events of the Great Calamity first-hand and try to save Hyrule from destruction!” […]

News

Fire tears through Greece’s largest refugee camp, leaving thousands homeless

The Moria camp was four times over capacity with a population of 12,000 refugees, including 4,000 children. A blaze tore through a refugees camp on the Greek island of Lesbos overnight, leaving roughly 12,000 people without shelter on Wednesday. No casualties have yet been reported but among those displaced at the Moria camp are 4,000 […]

Sport

Texans lead 7-0 on David Johnson’s 19-yard touchdown run

The Chiefs scored the first touchdown. And then they didn’t. After the Texans opened the game by going three-and-out, Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs right down the field. He hit Demarcus Robinson for what initially was called a 36-yard touchdown. Replay, though, showed Robinson dropped the ball. Jacob Martin sacked Mahomes on second down, and […]

Lifestyle

Women’s heart health linked to age at first menstrual period

Early menarche has been associated with many cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, but little is known about its association with overall heart health. One new study suggests that age at menarche plays an important role in maintaining and improving cardiovascular health, although there are a number of age differences. Study results are published online today […]

Business

Altice shares soar on founder Drahi’s buyout offer

PARIS – Altice Europe’s ATCA.AS billionaire founder Patrick Drahi has offered to buy all the shares he does not already own in the telecoms and cable group, in a deal valuing the group at 4.9 billion euros ($5.8 billion). Drahi, the largest shareholder in Altice, which is behind mobile phone operator SFR in France, will […]

Technology

Hotshot Racing review – knockabout arcade racing fun

Virtua reality. An enjoyable and detailed racer successfully invokes the spirit of the 90s arcade, even if it doesn’t quite have a spark of its own. If you’ve ever enjoyed an arcade racer, I can pretty much guarantee you’ll find something to enjoy in Hotshot Racing. Apologies for opening on such a banality, but honestly […]

News

Australia evacuates two journalists from China amid rising tensions

“It’s nice to be home but deeply disappointing to leave China under such abrupt circumstances,” Australian Broadcasting Corporation correspondent Bill Birtles said on Twitter. Two Australian journalists were flown out of China after being questioned by intelligence agents, their employers said Tuesday, amid growing tensions between Beijing and the West. Correspondents for the Australian Broadcasting […]