Sport

Davante Adams exits game for one play after helmet-to-helmet hit

The 49ers have cut the Packers’ lead to three points again with a fourth-quarter touchdown, but there was also an injury concern with Green Bay receiver Davante Adams. On the first play of the Packers’ ensuing drive, Adams went down the field for a deep pass and was hit helmet-to-helmet by Jimmie Ward when attempting […]

Lifestyle

Researchers refine test to achieve ‘ultrasensitive’ detection of HPV in the bloodstream

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre researchers have made new findings that greatly improve detection of the human papillomavirus (HPV) in the bloodstream and could further hone precision treatment of the illness. The team has made the discovery by sequencing circulating tumor DNA, which can lead to the detection of HPV in a person’s blood. Previous science […]

Business

Tesla’s German landing will fuel competition – Volkswagen CEO

The planned opening of Tesla’s (TSLA.O) first gigafactory in Europe later this year will force local industry to step up its game, Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) Chief Executive Herbert Diess said on Friday. Diess’ comments, made on Twitter, come as Tesla continues work on its plant in Gruenheide, near Berlin, as it awaits final building approval for […]

Technology

Sling TV coming to all existing Echo Show devices

During its big hardware and announcement event today, Amazon revealed some exciting news for those of us who prefer linear viewing: Sling TV is coming to all existing Echo Show devices. Amazon said during the event that the Echo Show will soon have support for live and linear viewing through the Sling TV app. Support […]

News

Hiker encounters loose emu in Colorado nature area

A visitor to a nature area in Colorado captured video of her unexpected encounter with a non-native animal: an emu. Lydia McCracken said she was walking with her grandparents and her dog in the McMurry Natural Area in Fort Collins when they were approached by the flightless bird, which is native to Australia. “He just […]

Sport

Andy Reid in stable condition at Kansas City hospital

Chiefs coach Andy Reid left the stadium in an ambulance after Sunday’s game, and the Chiefs provided an update Sunday night. “Head coach Andy Reid felt ill at the conclusion of the game,” the team said in a statement. “He was evaluated by our medical staff in the locker room and as a precaution was […]

Lifestyle

New form of expanded dialysis improves quality of life, study finds

In a published study, a hospital research team from Lawson Health Research Institute has found that expanded dialysis, a new method that removes a broader range of toxins from the body, can improve quality of life in chronic kidney disease patients who struggle with the side effects of traditional dialysis. In a clinical trial led […]

Business

Trudeau’s return to power with big spending plans could fuel Canada’s hot inflation

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau risks further fueling Canada’s hot inflation if he presses ahead with spending plans outlined during the election campaign, which could pressure the Bank of Canada to hike interest rates sooner than planned. Trudeau’s Liberals have pledged C$78 billion ($61.6 billion) in new spending over five years, about 4% of gross domestic […]

Technology

Amazon will let you teach Alexa to recognize and respond to sounds and detect occupancy

Today is Amazon’s fall product hardware showcase, and the company’s Alexa voice assistant is learning some intriguing new tricks. Amazon says you’ll be able to program Alexa to recognize “custom sounds,” so it could theoretically alert you or trigger smart home actions when it hears the sound of your choice. You’ll also be able to […]

Sport

Myles Garrett’s 4.5 sacks breaks team record

Myles Garrett challenged Browns’ pass rushers late last week to do a better job of getting to the quarterback. Then, two days later, the Pro Bowl defensive end took it on himself. Garrett set a team record with 4.5 of the Browns’ nine sacks of Justin Fields. It broke the mark of Andra Davis, who […]