Sport

Nick Bolton named defensive rookie of the month

Kansas City’s defense has struggled as a unit, currently ranking 25th in points allowed and 29th in yards allowed. But the defense has still featured some decent individual performances. The Chiefs were 3-2 in October and linebacker Nick Bolton has been named defensive rookie of the month. Bolton, a second-round pick out of Mizzou, recorded […]

Lifestyle

More kids to be tested for lead poisoning, but eliminating sources is key

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its blood lead reference value—the level at which children ages 1–5 are considered to have high exposure to lead. Since 2012, this threshold had been set at 5 micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood; children at or above this level represented the top 2.5% […]

Business

What are China’s wealth management products?

China’s property sector woes have shed light on a unique off-balance-sheet funding source used by the industry called wealth management products (WMPs) and often sold to retail investors. This week, property developer Kaisa Group Holdings (1638.HK) said its finance unit had missed a payment on a WMP. Missed WMP payments by cash-strapped developer China Evergrande […]

Technology

Google Pixel 6 Pro vs iPhone 13 Pro Max Speed Test: Check Out Which Flagship Is Faster

Google recently launched its Pixel 6 series that came as the most direct competitor to the iPhone 13 series. Now, the Google Pixel 6 Pro and the iPhone 13 Pro Max have been pitted against each other in a new video that measures the speed of both new premium smartphones. The video, posted by tech […]

News

Lottery player’s second look reveals $813,336 jackpot

A North Carolina man who won a lottery jackpot of more than $800,000 said it took him a second look to realize he had matched the numbers. Derrick Lawrence of Knightdale told North Carolina Education Lottery officials he and his wife stopped at the Oak Park Mart in Raleigh and bought some Quick Pick tickets […]

Sport

Najee Harris named October’s top offensive rookie

The Steelers made Najee Harris the first running back off the board in this year’s draft and his play in October illustrated why they wanted to add him to their offense. Harris ran 88 times for 356 yards and three touchdowns to help the Steelers go 3-1 in their four October games. Harris also caught […]

Lifestyle

Researchers identify pathway critical for the development and prevention of intestinal inflammation

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, are chronic inflammatory diseases of unknown origin. While genetics was shown to contribute to IBD risk, only a minority of people carrying genetic risk variants develop the disease. It suggests that other environmental factors play an important role in IBD. Researchers from the Center for […]

Business

MTN to sell shares in Nigeria unit via public offer

MTN Group Ltd (MTNJ.J) will begin book-building this month for a public offer to sell up to 575 million shares in its Nigeria business, South Africa’s biggest telecoms operator said on Thursday, as it reported higher third-quarter revenue and core profit. The company, which has been exiting or reducing its stakes in some areas including […]

Technology

Microsoft resurrects Clippy again after brutally killing him off in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft is bringing Clippy back to Microsoft Teams, after first resurrecting the annoying paperclip two years ago and then killing it off after a few days. A sticker pack will be available in Microsoft Teams soon that includes lots of different versions of the anthropomorphic paperclip. “Yes, it’s true – Clippy has agreed to come […]