A quarter of US adults now get news from YouTube, Pew Research study finds

Crunch | 2020-09-28

Around a quarter of U.S. adults, or roughly 26%, say they get news by watching YouTube videos, according to a new study from Pew Research Center, which examined the Google-owned video platform’s growing influence over news distribution in the U.S., as well as its consumption. The study, not...

Air Force signals interest in Starlink as SpaceX set for another launch

Ars Technica | 2020-09-28

SpaceX returns to its launch pad at Kennedy Space Center on Monday for its twelfth launch of operational Starlink...

Some of Hong Kong’s poor finally feel at home in prefabricated ‘modules’

Japan Times | 2020-09-29

Hong Kong – When Lau Kai Fai, his wife and teenage son moved into a new Hong Kong flat last month, he thought the 290 ... ......

Oil slips as demand worries offset hopes for stimulus

Yahoo Daily News | 2020-09-29

By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Tuesday as demand concerns driven by COVID-19 outweighed hopes that U.S. lawmakers and the White House were nearing an agreement on a new stimulus package to revive the world's biggest economy. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures...

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals more likely to get migraines, study finds

The Jerusalem Post | 2020-09-29

Lesbian, gay and bisexual people are much more likely than straight people to get migraines, US research showed on Monday, indicating sexual orientation may be a risk factor for the painful and disabling headaches. Nearly one third of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) participants experienced...

Purging water system of brain-eating microbe to take 60 days

Rio Rancho Observer | 2020-09-29

LAKE JACKSON, Texas — A Houston-area official said Monday it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, microscopic parasite that doctors believed killed a boy and that led to warnings for others not to drink tap water. Lake Jackson City Manager Modesto...

Novak Djokovic takes Rome title but all eyes on French Open Covid tests

The Guardian | 2020-09-21

Roland Garros qualifiers already hit by at least two positives Djokovic beats Diego Schwartzman, Halep takes women’s title Novak Djokovic, who beat Diego Schwartzman, 7-5, 6-3, in Rome to win a record 36th ATP Masters title, heads for Paris as worried as everyone else in the game that at least two...

Multi-talented Ash Barty turns to golf, unsurprisingly wins club championship

The Guardian | 2020-09-21

Barty wins Brookwater Golf Club women’s championship Tennis world No 1 has also played cricket professionally Covid-19 may have cruelled her French Open hopes but it has done wonders for Ashleigh Barty’s golf game. Not content with being queen of the tennis court and a former cricket pro, Barty is...

LeBron uses star power to address voting rights

Manila Standard Today | 2020-09-28

Cleveland—New Cleveland resident Steven Catudal was eager to register to vote in his adopted state of Ohio. He found an unlikely ally to thank for smoothing that process during a turbulent election year: basketball superstar LeBron James. The NBA legend has emerged as the most high-profile...

Premier League: Vardy scores 3, Leicester stuns Man City in wild 5-2 win

Indian Express | 2020-09-27

Jamie Vardy scored a hat trick containing two penalties as Leicester came from behind to stun hosts Manchester City in a wild 5-2 win and collect a third straight victory to open the Premier League season on Sunday. City’s defense couldn’t handle the pace and movement of Vardy, who won two penalties...

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