Year: 2019

Anthony Davis says he wants to become a 3-point shooter this year

Anthony Davis is going to be doubly important for the Los Angeles Lakers now that he and LeBron James were unable to ascertain a third star for their franchise moving forward. The Lakers have high playoff expectations in the Western Conference this season, but both LeBron and Davis will have to carry an inordinate load […]

CDC warns about e-cigarette use after rise in vaping-related deaths

A severe and puzzling lung disease linked to electronic cigarettes and other vaping devices has doctors across the country scrambling to diagnose and care for patients struggling to breathe. On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the number of vaping-related illnesses jumped to at least 450 cases in 33 states and cautioned […]

Nissan’s Saikawa bows to pressure, to quit as CEO on September 16

Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) CEO Hiroto Saikawa will resign on Sept. 16, the automaker said on Monday, bowing to pressure after he admitted to being improperly overpaid and marking further upheaval at a company battered by scandal and plunging profit. Saikawa, who admitted to the overpayment of around $440,000 last week, will be temporarily replaced […]

Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google’s findings

Apple on Friday confirmed that China’s Uighurs, a mostly Muslim minority group considered a security threat by Beijing, had been the target of attacks due to iPhone security flaws, but disputed rival Alphabet’s description of the effort to track users of the smartphone in real time. Google Project Zero researchers said last week that five […]

Minnesota man killed by police after apparently live streaming chase

A Minnesota man was killed by police on Saturday night after he apparently live-streamed a pursuit in suburban Minneapolis, according to authorities and video of the incident. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner identified the man as Brian Quinones, 30. In a statement, the medical examiner said Quinones died from multiple gunshot wounds in the city […]