Drew Brees’ contract doesn’t allow Saints to use franchise tag – ESPN

11:19 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Drew Brees, who is heading into the final year of his contract with the New Orleans Saints, has a little-known, rarely used clause in his deal that prohibits the team from using its franchise tag on him, league sources told ESPN. Brees could still […]

After wild fumble, La. Tech’s 87-yard loss worst in FBS since 2004 – ESPN

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment Louisiana Tech didn’t get many opportunities to score against Mississippi State on Saturday night. And even when it did, things went from good to bad really fast. Mississippi State easily handles Louisiana Tech 57-21 Nick Fitzgerald threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more to lead […]

UFC 215: Nunes vs Shevchenko 2 – Winners and Losers – Bloody Elbow

Western Canada seems perpetually doomed to suffer the promise of big talent and sexy cards, only to have it all fall apart despite the best intentions of all parties involved. Not only did this card lose Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg, it also lost one of (if not the) most compelling matchups in the heavyweight […]

‘Medical opinions ignored’ by NHS payment assessor, workers say

‘Medical opinions ignored’ by NHS payment assessor, workers say

Image caption The NHS pays for long-term support and care for severely ill patients using national criteria Medical opinions have been ignored in the assessment of NHS payments to patients receiving care, it is claimed. Three health workers said an assessor organisation discounted medical views so some patients were denied NHS care. Norman Lamb MP […]

GP probed for giving child, 12, gender-change hormones

GP probed for giving child, 12, gender-change hormones

Image caption Dr Helen Webberley works as a gender specialist A Monmouthshire GP is being investigated over complaints about her giving gender-change hormones to children as young as 12. Dr Helen Webberley has been restricted from treating transgender patients unsupervised while the General Medical Council (GMC) looks into the case. The Abergavenny-based GP said there […]

Equifax Data Breach: What to Do If You’ve Been Hacked – Yahoo Finance

Equifax Data Breach: What to Do If You’ve Been Hacked – Yahoo Finance

Consumers are facing a nightmare scenario following a massive hacking of credit bureau Equifax. The incident, which the company disclosed on Thursday, involved thieves making off with highly sensitive personal information including Social Security and credit card numbers of at least 143 million people. The breach is especially dangerous because the stolen data will give […]

China looks at plans to ban petrol and diesel cars – BBC News

China looks at plans to ban petrol and diesel cars – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China wants more electric cars on the road to fight pollution China, the world’s biggest car market, plans to ban the production and sale of diesel and petrol cars and vans. The country’s vice minister of industry said it had started “relevant research” but that it had not yet […]

Italy flooding kills six people in Livorno

Italy flooding kills six people in Livorno

Image copyright VIGILI DEL FUOCO Image caption Italian rescue services issued this photo of the flooded Livorno area At least six people have been killed after heavy rainstorms and flooding in the Italian city of Livorno. Four members of a family were killed when their basement apartment flooded. Italian newspaper Il Tirreno reports that two […]

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar rebuffs rebel ceasefire

Rohingya crisis: Myanmar rebuffs rebel ceasefire

Media captionWho is burning down Rohingya villages? Myanmar has brushed off a one-month unilateral ceasefire announced by a Rohingya militant group in Rakhine. The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (Arsa) announced a truce on Sunday, urging Myanmar’s army to lay down weapons as well. But government spokesman Zaw Htay said Myanmar would not negotiate with “terrorists”. […]

China looks at plans to ban petrol and diesel cars

China looks at plans to ban petrol and diesel cars

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption China wants more electric cars on the road to fight pollution China, the world’s biggest car market, plans to ban the production and sale of diesel and petrol cars and vans. The country’s vice minister of industry said it had started “relevant research” but that it had not yet […]