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Puppy Reunited with Family After Reportedly Being ‘Tossed’ from a Moving Car on Idaho Highway

A puppy in Idaho is on the mend after reportedly being thrown out of a car traveling on a highway, according to police. At around 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday, an Idaho State Police Trooper was flagged down by a woman on Interstate 84, who claimed to have witnessed a puppy being “tossed from a window […]

Sport

Gareth Bale open to Premier League move as he seeks Real Madrid exit

Gareth Bale has accused Real Madrid of making things “very difficult” for him by blocking his departure from the Bernabéu and has said he would be open to a Premier League return. Bale, who is contracted to Real until June 2022, has fallen out of favour under Zinedine Zidane and played only 48 minutes of […]

Lifestyle

Using magnetic resonance elastography to detect epilepsy

A new study uses magnetic resonance elastography to compare the stiffness of the hippocampus in patients who have epilepsy with healthy individuals. The technique can improve the detection and characterization of the disease. The study “Hippocampal stiffness in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy measured with MR elastography: Preliminary comparison with healthy participants” was published in NeuroImage: […]

Business

Amazon names John Boumphrey new UK boss

Retail giant Amazon has announced John Boumphrey as the new boss of its UK operations. Boumphrey will take over the role of UK country manager in mid-November, when current boss Doug Gurr steps down. Boumphrey is currently the vice president of Amazon Fashion Europe, having joined Amazon nine years ago as its director of media […]

Technology

Resident Evil 7, Final Fantasy 15 lead September’s PlayStation Now additions

September is upon us, meaning that – among many other things – it’s time for Sony to fling a fresh batch of games onto its PlayStation Now subscription service, with this month’s newly announced additions including Resident Evil 7 and Final Fantasy 15. Those two are both solid offerings, with Resident Evil 7 proving to […]

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Woman who slept in Kroger parking lot for a year hired by grocery store

After many months of living out of her car that was parked in a Kroger grocery store’s lot, LaShenda Williams was feeling increasingly hopeless. Thanks to one attentive hiring manager, however, that supermarket has now welcomed her with a job and a fresh start. Williams, who has faced drug addiction and abuse, was homeless for […]

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Paris Saint-Germain make £25m offer for Arsenal’s Héctor Bellerín

Paris Saint-Germain have made a bid of £25m plus £5m in add-ons for the Arsenal right-back Héctor Bellerín. The French club were in almost daily contact with Arsenal last week and they have now made a move as they seek to strengthen after their Champions League final defeat against Bayern Munich. Bayern, too, have shown […]

Lifestyle

Existing drugs may improve neurological function in patients with rare genetic disorder

New findings from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) show that some patients with a rare and aggressive form of leukodystrophy may benefit from receiving treatment with a class of targeted therapy drugs that could improve their neurological function. A correspondence about these findings was published today in the New England Journal of Medicine. Aicardi-Goutières syndrome […]

Business

Cazoo plans hiring spree as the used car retailer expands

Cazoo, the online used car retailer started by entrepreneur and Zoopla founder Alex Chesterman, is planning to go on a hiring spree, creating 200 new jobs before the end of the year. The company in July bought car dealer Imperial Car Supermarkets and it is converting 14 of that firm’s sites into Cazoo customer centres, […]

Technology

Fortnite and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War show off official ray-tracing support

Today’s a big day for games tech, with Nvidia having finally announced – via the medium of a talking man stood in front of a load of spatulas – its new line of RTX 3000 graphics hardware. And in between all the technical chatter, it’s confirmed that Fortnite and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold […]