Sport

Pete Carroll on reception for Russell Wilson: “I’ll leave it up to the 12s”

The Seahawks retired the number 12 for moments like this, apparently. For years, Seattle has taken extra pride their fans providing a true home-field advantage. And a guy who played quarterback for the home team for a decade apparently shouldn’t get an exemption. At least not in the opinion of coach Pete Carroll. “You are […]

Lifestyle

Study shows hay fever among school children leads to worse asthma outcomes

A study of school children conducted by University of Rochester Medical Center researchers has found that the majority of children with asthma also reported having allergic rhinitis, or hay fever. Symptoms of hay fever include runny nose, sneezing, congestion and sinus pressure, and can contribute to asthma. The study, led by Jessica Stern, M.D., an […]

Technology

Sega has formally dropped the Yakuza brand name and replaced it with Like a Dragon

Following news that Like a Dragon: Ishin is coming to the West, Sega has confirmed that it is officially dropping the Yakuza name from its fan-favourite RPG series. This means that new games coming to what would’ve been the “Yakuza” series will carry the “Like a Dragon” name instead. Confirmation comes by way of Sega, […]

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Blind woman left ‘humiliated’ after being refused entry to restaurant with her guide dog

A blind woman was left feeling “humiliated” after being refused entry to a restaurant because of her guide dog. Joanne Roberts, 55, was told to leave Panda Mami in York while meeting up with her friend last month for the first time since lockdown began. Staff at the buffet restaurant gave the excuse that her […]

Business

EU proposes windfall levies on energy firms to ease price pain

The European Union’s executive plans to raise more than 140 billion euros ($140 billion) to shield consumers from soaring energy prices by skimming off revenues from low-cost electricity generators and making fossil fuel firms share windfall profits. The European Commission published the proposals on Wednesday as the 27-member European Union grapples with an energy crisis […]

Sport

NFL kickoff: Josh Allen’s four touchdowns power Bills to 31-10 victory over Rams

The Bills hype train has been rolling all offseason. With a win to open the season, they showed signs of why that’s been the case. On a night where the Rams raised their championship banner from winning Super Bowl LVI, the Bills came to SoFi Stadium and defeated Los Angeles 31-10 — and it easily […]

Lifestyle

Cancer patients facing housing instability show greater risk of mortality

Health systems are increasingly interested in integrating health care with social care, but little is known about cancer patients’ social welfare and how it affects their health outcomes. To address this, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and partnering institutions assessed the prevalence and impact of various social risk factors in […]

Technology

MMO Wizard101 is taken offline after an unhappy developer filled it with angry messages

A 14-year-old MMO was temporarily taken offline after an angry ex-employee filled the game will unsanctioned messages, including complaints about pay and working conditions. As spotted by PC Gamer, Wizard101 was forced into unscheduled downtime in order to address in-game messages changed to read “this game is shit” and “dick and balls”, amongst others. “Wizard101 […]

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Heartwarming moment dog is reunited with owners after being ‘stolen’ from garden

Heartwarming footage has captured a dog being reunited with her owners nearly a year after allegedly being stolen from a garden. Honey, a one-year-old cavapoo, went missing from Shrewsbury in July last year and was found around 50 miles away on a country lane in Cheshire on May 22. The female pup ‘s microchip was […]

Business

Highlights from the U.S. SEC’s Treasury market reform proposal

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday proposed draft rules to boost the resilience of the $24 trillion Treasury market, the world’s largest bond market, which serves as a benchmark for dollar assets globally. Here are the highlights of the proposal: CLEARING HOUSE FOCUSInstead of mandating broadly that all Treasury transactions be cleared, […]