Morning Report: Khabib Nurmagomedov says he wouldn’t coach TUF against Conor McGregor ‘even if they gave me $5 billion’

It seems Dana White may need to find a new angle. By this time, the story about how The Ultimate Fighter saved the UFC is well-known. However, after over a decade of serving as the flagship program and talent acquisition tool of the leading MMA organization in the world, the UFC finally moved away from […]

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Researchers determine more effective ways to awaken children and their families during a house fire

When residential fires happen at night while families are sleeping, deaths are more likely to occur. Smoke alarms are important for preventing these deaths, yet research has shown that many pre-teenage children don’t wake up to traditional high-frequency tone alarms. Researchers from the Center for Injury Research and Policy and the Sleep Disorders Center at […]

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Japan firms fall woefully short of meeting government goals on women in management: Reuters poll

TOKYO – About one-fifth of Japanese companies have no female managers and most say women account for less than 10% of management, a Reuters monthly poll found, highlighting the struggle for the government’s “womenomics” drive to make headway. The survey results come as Japan is seen to delay its target this year to raise the […]

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Apple’s new spatial audio feature turns the AirPods Pro into a home theater for your ears

Since releasing them last year, Apple has quietly continued to improve upon the AirPods Pro with firmware updates that have tweaked their noise cancellation and sound quality. The company rarely details or comments on the changes that come in each release of AirPods firmware; there are no update notes that spell out what’s new. Nor […]

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Police botch murder probe so badly new suspect can’t be prosecuted nearly 20 years on

A police force has wasted 18 months reexamining a murder case which collapsed due to their own failings. Now Staffordshire Police has discovered the CPS can’t press charges because of its previous blunders. The force launched a re-investigation into the death of Kevin Nunes after their botched enquiry led to the murder convictions of five […]

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Artem Lobov: Zubaira Tukhugov ‘should be cut from the UFC,’ ready to fight him and donate all money to charity

Artem Lobov is a businessman when it comes to his fight career, but there’s one opponent who he wants to face without any financial interest whatsoever. The UFC veteran, who recently made a name for himself in bare-knuckle fighting, is currently gearing up for a return to mixed martial arts in December for his first […]

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Predicting the cancer-causing potential of chemicals released from wildfires, fossil fuel burning

Oregon State University scientists have developed a method that could potentially predict the cancer-causing potential of chemicals released into the air during wildfires and fossil fuel combustion. The research, which was recently published in the journal Toxicology in Vitro, was conducted as a part of the OSU Superfund Research Program. The findings are important for […]

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Hyundai Motor heir takes over from father after 20 years in waiting

SEOUL – Hyundai Motor Group appointed Euisun Chung as group chairman on Wednesday, cementing his succession from his octogenarian father in a move likely to give impetus to the world’s fifth-largest automaker’s push into electric vehicles and flying cars. In the first generational handover at the South Korean automobile giant in 20 years, Chung, 49, […]

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Mum gave touching advice in last blog post before crash killed her and 3 of her kids

A devoted mum who died in a horror smash along with three of her children had written some touching advice about parenting in her last blog post. Zoe Powell tragically died alongside her two daughters, Phoebe, eight, and Amelia, four, and their six-year-old brother Simeon. The 29-year-old had written about expecting her now 18-month-old daughter […]

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