Sport

Ned Yost to retire as Royals manager

The Kansas City Royals just announced that Ned Yost will retire following the final game of the season. Mike Matheny will take over as the Royals manager for the 2020 season. Yost, 65, led the Royals to victory in the 2015 World Series and to back-to-back American League pennants in 2014 and 2015. He will […]

Lifestyle

‘Cancer treatment broke my heart, but I’ve survived’

When diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 at 33, she had just settled back into working life after getting married and spending a year backpacking round the world. “I noticed one of my nipples was inverted and when I Googled for answers, I thought: ‘Oh God, this can’t be me.’” Three years later, after surgery […]

Business

Exclusive: We Company CEO Neumann starts talks on his role at WeWork parent – sources

WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann has started talks with board directors and investors to discuss his future role at the U.S. office-sharing start-up, including the possibility of giving up his title as chief executive, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Neumann has not yet agreed to step aside as CEO of WeWork parent We […]

Technology

Google Assistant Now Has New Voices and Here’s How to Change It on Your Phone

Google launched some additional voice options for its Assistant last week, but it turns out no bugger knows how to switch between them. A total of 11 new voices got rolled out in nine countries and good old Blighty was one of them, which is fantastic news for people like me, who need someone new […]

News

Former Texas Tech and NBA player Andre Emmett fatally shot in Dallas

Andre Emmett, a former Texas Tech basketball standout, was shot and killed early Monday morning, Dallas police said. Emmett, 37, was approached by two male assailants as he sat in his vehicle about 2:30 a.m., the Dallas Police Department said in a statement. One of the assailants brandished a handgun and an altercation ensued, during […]

Sport

Nets reportedly not likely to sign Carmelo Anthony, who still waits for his shot

NBA training camps open next week, and Carmelo Anthony will be… on a couch somewhere. Actually, probably in a private gym in New York working out and staying ready for the day the phone rings. However, he will not be in an NBA gym with an NBA team. One place he had been rumored to […]

Lifestyle

Mediator: French weight-loss drug trial over ‘up to 2,000’ deaths begins

Servier, the drug’s manufacturer, is accused of deceiving users over the killer side effects of a drug later used to treat overweight diabetics. Believed to be one of France’s biggest healthcare scandals, the firm is on trial for manslaughter and deceit. Servier has denied the charges, saying it did not lie about the side effects. […]

Business

Fox Corp’s Rupert Murdoch gets paid $42.2 million in 2019

Fox Corp (FOXA.O) Chairman Rupert Murdoch was paid $42.2 million in fiscal 2019, lower than last year, following the media company’s sale of its film and TV assets to Walt Disney Co (DIS.N). In a filing on Monday, Fox said Murdoch’s compensation in 2018 was $49.2 million. CEO Lachlan Murdoch’s compensation for the year ending […]

Technology

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3 may pack an 8-core AMD Ryzen processor

The Microsoft October Event 2019 is coming up soon, on October 2, and we have high expectations for the launch of a new Surface Laptop 3, which sounds to be more powerful than ever. A leak has suggested that this new laptop will make a departure from the Surface series to date by including AMD […]

News

Florida officer fired after arresting two 6 year olds

A school resource officer was fired after arresting two 6-year-old students last week, Orlando police said Monday. Orlando Police Chief Orlando Rolón announced that school resource officer Dennis Turner was terminated as a result of arresting the two children without the approval of a commanding officer. An investigation is still underway into the incident. “This […]