Sport

Winning the Carabao Cup is motivation in itself, says Everton’s Carlo Ancelotti

Carlo Ancelotti has said Everton should not be obsessed with ending the longest trophy drought in the club’s history but motivated by the opportunity in the Carabao Cup. Everton have not won the League Cup in any guise and host Manchester United in Wednesday’s quarter-final seeking to go on and claim the club’s first silverware […]

Lifestyle

Q&A: Family health history information

My grandmother died of breast cancer at 70. My first cousin was recently diagnosed at 35. And another cousin also had breast cancer a few years ago. A friend suggested that I undergo genetic counseling to determine my risk. Is that necessary? Can a genetic counselor tell me anything else about my risk for other […]

Business

Most UK businesses have prepared for end of Brexit transition

Most British businesses have made preparations for the end of the Brexit transition period, cabinet office minister Michael Gove said on Monday, adding it was important they were ready for changes to trading and regulatory rules. Asked if businesses were ready for the end of the transition period on Dec. 31, when Britain finally leaves […]

Technology

EA Play on Game Pass for PC delayed into 2021

More details expected “early next year”. Microsoft has announced EA Play will no longer be joining Game Pass for PC this month, as was originally planned, with the two services now expected to join hands some time in 2021. In a short statement released through its Xbox Wire news service, Microsoft wrote, “When we originally […]

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Oldest Pearl Harbor veteran to have post office named for him

President Donald Trump approved the proposal honoring Ray Chavez, who died in 2018 at the age of 106. President Donald Trump has signed a bill that will name a California post office for Ray Chavez, who was the oldest military veteran to survive Japan’s 1941 attack on U.S. forces in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, when he […]

Sport

Kevin De Bruyne set to follow Guardiola by signing new Manchester City deal

Kevin De Bruyne is close to renewing his contract with Manchester City. The Belgian is happy at the club despite the team’s subdued start to the season and is poised to sign a new deal to stay at the Etihad Stadium until 2025. De Bruyne’s current contract runs to 2023 but with Pep Guardiola having […]

Lifestyle

Smartphone fitness apps and wearable activity trackers boost physical activity levels

Smartphone fitness apps and wearable activity trackers do help boost physical activity levels, finds a review and pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The size of the effect is small to moderate, but it may be worth offering them on prescription to motivated patients, given […]

Business

Big tech bets and cryptocurrencies power 2020’s top U.S. funds

Outsized bets on large U.S. technology companies and emerging cryptocurrencies fueled the year’s top-performing U.S. mutual fund and exchange-traded funds as the coronavirus pandemic upended global markets, while funds that bet on oil and gas companies fell nearly 100%, according to data from fund-tracker Morningstar. The year was a challenge like few others for the […]

Technology

Here’s everything announced during Nintendo’s latest Indie World showcase

Spelunky 1&2! Among Us! Grindstone! More! Nintendo has wrapped up another of its Indie World showcases, firing out news of a fresh batch of titles – including a number of very welcome surprises – heading to Switch in the coming months. And for those of you whose attention was elsewhere, or who accidentally had a […]

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Utah football player Ty Jordan, Pac-12 offensive freshman of the year, dies

Star freshman running back Ty Jordan has died, days after he was named Pac-12’s offensive newcomer of the year, the University of Utah football team said Saturday. He was 19. Authorities in Utah and Jordan’s home state, Texas, have not yet released details about the circumstances of his death. “Words cannot express the devastation and […]