49ers lose Maurice Hurst for the season, with a torn biceps

The 49ers, who have had more than a few injuries in recent years, have suffered another one. Defensive lineman Maurice Hurst suffered a torn biceps on Friday. Coach Kyle Shanahan disclosed the injury to reporters on Saturday. As noted by Matt Barrows of, Hurst was in the starting lineup during Friday’s practice. A fifth-round […]


Canada loses 30,600 jobs in July, jobless rate remains at record low 4.9%

Canada’s economy lost a net 30,600 jobs in July, in both full-time and part-time work, Statistics Canada said on Friday. The jobless rate remained at a record low 4.9%. Analysts surveyed by Reuters had expected an increase of 20,000 jobs in July, and for the unemployment rate to increase to 5.0%. COMMENTARY DOUG PORTER, CHIEF […]


Diabetes patients can now get ‘life-changing’ blood sugar gadget on the NHS

Hundreds of thousands of people with type 1 diabetes across the country can now get hold of a ‘life-changing’ gadget that keeps track of their blood sugars on the NHS. These neat little glucose monitors are around the same size as a 50 pence piece and worn on the arm. They measure levels from just […]


Todd Bowles keeps door open on the possibility of outside help at center

On Friday, Buccaneers coach Todd Bowles downplayed the notion of looking for outside help, with center Ryan Jensen gone until November at the earliest. On Saturday, Bowles downplayed the notion that he downplayed the notion of looking for outside help. Asked if he was sure that the team would stick with in-house candidates like Robert […]


Design prevents buildup of scar tissue around medical implants

Implantable devices that release insulin into the body hold promise as an alternative way to treat diabetes without insulin injections or cannula insertions. However, one obstacle that has prevented their use so far is that the immune system attacks them after implantation, forming a thick layer of scar tissue that blocks insulin release. This phenomenon, […]


Rouble steadies, stocks down ahead of return of some foreign investors

The Russian rouble stabilised in the 60-61 range to the dollar on Friday, lacking significant growth drivers going into the weekend, while stocks fell as the market prepared for a partial return of foreign investors. At 1254 GMT, the rouble was little changed on the day at 60.41 against the dollar and had gained 0.4% […]


Bungie employees doxxed, sent death threats and racial abuse

Bungie employees were doxxed and received death threats following a Destiny 2 collaboration with a streamer. A tweet from a Bungie employee in June listed a collaboration with African-American streamer Uhmaayyze, who the employee described as a hero. The tweet received death threats in response, which was followed by several Bungie employees receiving calls, texts, […]


Family’s heartbreak as 19 day search for missing support dog ends in tragedy

A family has been left heartbroken after their 19 day search for their missing autism support dog ended in tragedy. The Bonnes family, from Randalstown, Northern Ireland, started their search for their golden labradoodle, Rua, on July 14 after she disappeared when owner Justin was mowing the lawn. Despite their extensive searches, Rua was sadly […]


Josh Allen lets Bills defensive linemen hear it after they get a little too close during practice

The primary objective of any NFL team for training camp and the preseason is to survive it. Particularly at the quarterback position. On Saturday, defensive players were getting a little too close to Bills quarterback Josh Allen for his liking, as noted by Mike Garafolo of NFL Media. Allen, as the video retweeted by Garafolo […]