Day: January 27, 2020

Manchester United drops Tranmere Rovers 6-0 in FA Cup

Attacking drought for Manchester United? Not to worry, call on the defenders. Harry Maguire, Diogo Dalot, and Phil Jones all scored brilliant first-half goals as Manchester United dropped League Two side Tranmere Rovers 6-0 to advance to the FA Cup fifth round. The Prenton Park pitch was in horrendous shape after heavy rain, but that […]

Vaping May Not Help With Smoking Cessation, Says Report

The US government released on Thursday its first smoking cessation report in 30 years, showing that there is inadequate evidence to conclude that e-cigarettes help quit smoking. It is difficult to make generalizations about efficacy for cessation based on clinical trials involving a particular e-cigarette, according to the report. E-cigarettes have long been embraced as […]

U.S. stock futures fall more than 1 percent as coronavirus fears spread

U.S. S&P500 e-mini futures ESc1 fell more than 1% in Asian trade on Monday on mounting worries the new coronavirus outbreak could severely disrupt the Chinese economy, an engine of global growth. China’s cabinet said it would extend the week-long Lunar New Year holiday by three days to Feb. 2 and Hong Kong banned residents […]

YouTube signs exclusive streaming deal for Activision e-sports like Call of Duty and Overwatch

Video game publisher Activision Blizzard has entered into a multiyear partnership with Google that will see the search giant’s cloud platform power all of Activision Blizzard’s game hosting and other technical needs. But more importantly, as part of the deal, YouTube will become the exclusive streaming partner for all of the game publisher’s big e-sports […]

Pennsylvania woman charged with imprisoning sister in a wooden cage

A Pennsylvania woman has been charged with imprisoning her sister in a wooden cage, according to the state’s attorney general. Leona Biser, 51, of Vestaburg, who was charged with false imprisonment, is accused of having kept Loretta Lancaster, 53, her sister, in the cage with only a dirty mattress and little to no medical care, […]