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UFC Fight Night main event off after Curtis Blaydes’ positive COVID-19 test

UFC Fight Night main event off after Curtis Blaydes’ positive COVID-19 test

Sports
Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The main event bout between Curtis Blaydes and Derrick Lewis at UFC Fight Night -- planned for Saturday -- has been called off after Blaydes tested positive for COVID-19, the UFC said Friday. The UFC also said a featherweight bout between Renato Moicano and Rafael Fiziev has been moved to Dec. 12. A flyweight bout between Amir Albazi and Zhalgas Zhumagulov also had to be rescheduled due to travel restrictions. Advertisement A featherweight bout between Jonathan Pearce and Kai Kamaka has been added to Saturday's card. Blaydes, 29, is 14-2-0. He has won his last four fights. He beat Alexander Volkov in his last bout on June 20 at UFC Fight Night. His last loss came after a first-round knockout from Francis Ngannou on Nov. 24, 2018. Lewis, 35, has won his last three fights....

Idaho is top pick for Energy Department nuclear test reactor

Technology
The U.S. government said Idaho is its preferred choice ahead of Tennessee for a test reactor to be built as part of an effort to revamp the nation’s fading nuclear power industry by developing safer fuel and power plantsBy KEITH RIDLER Associated PressNovember 19, 2020, 11:43 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleBOISE, Idaho -- The U.S. government said Thursday that Idaho is its preferred choice ahead of Tennessee for a test reactor to be built as part of an effort to revamp the nation’s fading nuclear power industry by developing safer fuel and power plants.The U.S. Department of Energy said in an email to The Associated Press that the site that includes Idaho National Laboratory will be listed as its preferred alternative in a draft environmental impact statem
Coronavirus: Head of NHS Test and Trace Dido Harding self-isolating

Coronavirus: Head of NHS Test and Trace Dido Harding self-isolating

Technology
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‘I was refused a home Covid test after credit check’

‘I was refused a home Covid test after credit check’

Business
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Thousands given wrong dates for self-isolation by Test and Trace

Thousands given wrong dates for self-isolation by Test and Trace

Technology
More than 7,000 people have been given the wrong dates for self-isolation by Test and Trace, Sky News can reveal, raising further questions about the competence of the troubled service.An error in the software used by Test and Trace meant that the contact-tracing service gave contacts of people who had tested positive for coronavirus the wrong dates for the start and end of their quarantine. A total of 7,230 people in England were affected, the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) confirmed to Sky News.Most were contacted with new advice on when their self-isolation period should end. But 2,455 individuals had already finished self-isolating before they could be reached. Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player ...