Month: February 2020

Hornets’ Malik Monk suspended indefinitely for violating league’s anti-drug policy

Malik Monk has been playing the best basketball of the season of late, averaging 18 points a game over his last five games and shooting 34.5 percent from three in that stretch. He even got a start after coming off the bench all season. Now he is out, having been suspended by the NBA for […]

Mum urges parents to trust instincts after son’s ‘clumsiness’ is actually cancer

A mum had a ‘gut instinct’ that something was wrong when she noticed her toddler was struggling to walk. Kamila Stopa from Cambuslang, Scotland, took son Alex, two, to see a doctor twice after he reported feeling dizzy. The 32-year-old was told that the toddler’s walk and dizzyness would wear off eventually. But her instincts […]

Billionaire Apple investor Warren Buffett finally upgrades his $20 flip phone to an iPhone

“My flip phone is permanently gone,” Buffett told CNBC. With an estimated $89.5 billion net worth, it’s not as if he couldn’t afford the most expensive model, but the 89-year-old didn’t even buy the handset himself. He’s received several of them as gifts, including from Apple CEO Tim Cook. Apple is Berkshire Hathaway’s third-largest business, […]

Mum arrested for ‘stabbing neighbour’s boyfriend to death over parking space’

A mother-of-three was in custody last night accused of walking out of her home at 7am in the morning and knifing a man to death for ‘taking her parking spot’. The victim named locally as 39-year-old Garreth Kelly was reportedly jump starting his car to go to work yesterday, having spent the night at his […]

Joel Embiid fined $25,000 for flipping off Hawks’ Kevin Huerter, cussing during postgame interview

With :17 seconds left and running out in Philadephia’s already-decided win over Atlanta Monday, Kevin Huerter came up on Joel Embiid and stole the ball, giving Atlanta another shot. A frustrated Embiid flipped off Huerter. After the win, Embiid was still steemed and cussed in a televised postgame interview. That’s going to cost Embiid a […]

Does Your Partner Snore? Here’s How it Can Prove Harmful to You

Have you often woken up in the middle of night due to loud snores of your partner? Well, sleeping next to a snoring partner can be a headache at times, as it disturbs your sleep and leaves you exhausted the next morning. However, that is not the end of it. According to a study conducted […]

StanChart posts strong results but coronavirus, economic headwinds to hamper profit growth

Standard Chartered (STAN.L) booked a robust 46% jump in annual profit but warned a key earnings target would take longer to meet as the coronavirus epidemic adds to headwinds in its main markets of China and Hong Kong. The epidemic could lead to a rise in bad loans, it said but did not provide specific […]

Revamped Windows 10 Start Menu could replace Live Tiles

Live Tiles, you may recall, arrived alongside the Windows Phone 7 before making their way to the Windows 8 operating system. Microsoft hoped the feature would make the OS well-suited for both desktop and touchscreen computers, but it wasn’t too be. Despite this, Live Tiles still came to Windows 10’s Start Menu. In addition to […]

Smoking mourners chased into funeral for stubbing cigarettes in flower pots

Two mourners were left ‘disgusted’ after a pair of council enforcement officers fined them £80 for ‘dropping’ their cigarette butts before heading into a funeral. John Harpur, 68, and Ann Bentley, in her 60s, say the duo ‘lay in wait’ across the road from the cemetery gates as they prepared to say their final goodbyes […]