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 2021-07-30 02:56 

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Facebook Recall: 4 Million Oculus Quest 2 Headset Components Affected Over Skin Irritation Reports...

Facebook has recalled about four million units of the Quest 2 Removable Foam Facial Interface after the company received reports of skin irritation from users."As more people started using Quest 2, we received reports that a very small percentage of Q...

 2021-07-30 02:52 

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COVID-19 Breakthrough Case Symptoms: Healthy Woman Gets 'Deathly Ill' From Delta Variant...

A healthy woman in New Jersey on Thursday revealed she had gotten "deathly ill" from the highly contagious Delta variant despite being fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Nancy Miller, 62, of Port Monmouth, got her second shot of a COVID-19 vaccine...

 2021-07-30 02:51 

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'Tokyo Revengers' Creator Ken Wakui To Have Q&A Session With Fans...

"Tokyo Revengers" has been a raving success since it was first serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shnen Magazine in March 2017 and premiered its anime adaptation in April 2021. With the manga currently on its final arc and the anime barely scratc...

 2021-07-30 02:39 

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4 New COVID-19 Variants Found In NYC Sewers, Likely Antibody-Resistant...

A group of researchers has found four new COVID-19 variants in sewers in New York City and noted that the new strains could reduce the efficacy of existing vaccines....

 2021-07-30 02:39 

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'Dangerous' Heatwave Hits Athens Again...

In Athens' parliament square, the Evzones parade under their red berets and stifling heat.With sweat beading on their foreheads, the presidential guards rehearse their choreography in front of a cluster of tourists as a new heatwave hits the Greek cap...

 2021-07-30 02:39 

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Hong Kong Police Investigate Olympic Chants, China Anthem Booing...

Hong Kong police on Friday said they had launched an investigation into Olympic Games fans who booed China's national anthem and drowned it out with chanting during a public screening at a mall.The Chinese international finance hub has had its best Ga...

 2021-07-30 02:30 

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NBA Draft News: What Makes Fil-Am Jalen Green An Intriguing Pick For Rebuilding Rockets?...

The NBA Draft is one of the most exciting events for basketball fans as they get to see the future stars of the league.The Detroit Pistons were gifted with the first overall pick thanks to a 20-win season, which they used to select Cade Cunningham.Draftin...

 2021-07-30 02:29 

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Prince William, Kate Middleton 'Open' To Sending Son Prince George To Boarding School: Report...

Prince William and Kate Middleton are open to sending their son to a boarding school if he wants to but will not pressure him.The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are already planning for their eldest son's education. In fact, they have already checked o...

 2021-07-30 02:20 

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'Back 4 Blood' Beta: Free Early Access Key, Content And Other Details Now Available...

Game developer Turtle Rock and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have released the "Back 4 Blood" open beta trailer, offering details about the game's upcoming version.For those who want to enjoy the beta, there are Early Access...

 2021-07-30 02:19 

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Tottenham's New Signing Likened To Neymar Shockingly Matched Messi's Nutmeg Tally...

Tottenham's newest signing already has an array of recognitions to his name that some are not aware of.The Spurs are looking forward to a resurgent 2021-22 season. While a new deal for Harry Kane is still hanging, the club has begun recruiting reinfor...

 2021-07-30 02:16 

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UFC Vs. ONE Championship: Angela Lee Down To Fight Rose Namajunas...

A potential UFC-versus-ONE Championship extravaganza has been discussed extensively by fans on social media over the past few weeks after the promotion's head honcho Chatri Sityodtong declared that he was open to hosting a cross-promotional mega event...

 2021-07-30 02:13 

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Jill Biden To Undergo Surgery After Stepping On 'Object' In Hawaii Beach...

First Lady Jill Biden is scheduled to undergo surgery after stepping on an "object" on a beach in Hawaii.The first lady injured herself last weekend while walking on the beach. According to Michael LaRosa, Mrs. Biden's spokesman, the surgery a...

 2021-07-30 02:13 

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Jill Biden Undergoes Foot Procedure After Stepping On 'Object' In Hawaii...

Updated at 11.48 p.m. ET: First Lady Jill Biden successfully underwent a procedure on her foot Thursday, removing an "object" that was dislodged in her foot while she was walking on a beach in Hawaii.Original story: First Lady Jill Biden is schedu...

 2021-07-30 02:07 

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Ashley Graham Shows Off Baby Bump In Nude Selfie Ahead Of 2nd Baby's Arrival...

Ashley Graham just showed off her baby bump in a nude selfie as she waits for the arrival of her second baby.The 33-year-old American model shared a nude selfie on her Instagram Story Thursday. In the snap, she is seen wearing nothing but a towel over her...

 2021-07-30 01:58 

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Hubris: Experts Add Up Reasons For US 'Failure' In Afghanistan...

Lies, ego, hubris and self-deception: US experts are counting up the reasons for failure in the two-decade US war in Afghanistan, calling it ill-fated from the beginning, comparable to the American experience in Vietnam.On Thursday the official US watchdo...

 2021-07-30 01:56 

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Freddie Roach Reveals How Many More Fights Manny Pacquiao Could Take After Errol Spence...

Freddie Roach is confident Manny Pacquiao can take out Errol Spence Jr., but he is also well aware of how long his pupil can really last.Pacquiao is challenging the odds once again as he faces another younger opponent in Spence.Roach, meanwhile, is still ...

 2021-07-30 01:55 

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'One Piece' 1020 Raw Scans Highlight Destiny's Role In Manga's Narrative...

Since the beginning of Eiichiro Oda's hit manga series, fans have been wondering what "Will of D" exactly means. And while "One Piece" 1020 raw scans do not say much about this mysterious Will, they have put the spotlight on another &#...

 2021-07-30 01:49 

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Lewis Hamilton Vows To Do Same Thing Even If Max Verstappen Crashes Again...

Lewis Hamilton is keeping his stance on the controversial collision with Max Versatappen ahead of Hungarian Grand Prix.Despite being punished with a 10-second penalty at Silverstone, Hamilton insisted that he had done nothing wrong in the Copse corner cla...

 2021-07-30 01:45 

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Flawed Scientific Papers Fueling Covid-19 Misinformation...

Scientific studies with poor methodology and inaccurate findings are exacerbating a Covid-19 misinformation crisis that is discouraging vaccination and putting lives at risk.The intense public interest in the pandemic and divisive debate in the United Sta...

 2021-07-30 01:43 

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Big Tech Booms Even As Lockdown Living Wanes...

Big Tech goliaths like Facebook and Amazon unveiled whopping profits this week, showing their dominance in lockdown lifestyles is on course to grow well beyond the pandemic."Tech wins the day, the week, and seemingly the year," Futurum Research an...

 2021-07-30 01:43 

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World Races To Contain Delta Variant, US Steps Up Anti-virus Plan...

Governments around the world on Thursday raced to head off a surge in coronavirus cases driven by the Delta variant, with US President Joe Biden offering new incentives to vaccine holdouts and Israel authorizing booster shots.The World Health Organization...

 2021-07-30 01:42 

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Man United News: Club Boss Plans To Put Promising Youngster On Loan Next Season...

Manchester United's summer transfer window continues to be an interesting one as it looks to acquire more talent across the board.Being one of the most famous and storied clubs in Europe, the Red Devils know there's work to be done before they mak...

 2021-07-30 01:37 

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NBA Rumors: Lakers' Drive For Ex-MVP May Be Insurance With Top Star Rapidly Aging...

The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly nearing a deal to land Russell Westbrook, something that would address that big void the team has in the backcourt.But to seal the deal for the 2017 NBA MVP, the Lakers will have to give up a lot....

 2021-07-30 01:34 

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Saudi Arabia To Reopen To Vaccinated Tourists After 17-month Covid Closure...

Saudi Arabia announced Friday it would reopen its borders to fully vaccinated foreign tourists after a 17-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state news agency said.However, Riyadh did not announce any lifting of restrictions on the umrah, ...

 2021-07-30 01:25 

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Dog Food Recall 2021: These Brands Sold Nationally May Have 'Elevated Levels' Of Aflatoxin...

A company is recalling its dog food products, which were distributed nationally, because they may contain a certain toxin that's "above the acceptable limit."...

 2021-07-30 00:50 

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Britney Spears Legal Battle: Doctor Approves Removal Of Conservatorship...

Legal documents filed Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court show that Britney Spears' medical team is in favor of having her father removed from her conservatorship. The documents were filed by the attorney for Jodie Montgomery, who is Spears' t...

 2021-07-30 00:41 

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Defrocked US Cardinal Charged With Sexual Abuse...

Former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy, court documents showed Thursday, making him the most senior Roman Catholic official in America to face criminal charges in the massive clergy abuse scandal.The ...

 2021-07-30 00:26 

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Vaccinated Americans Are Getting Angry At Holdouts...

America's latest coronavirus wave, driven by the hyper-contagious Delta variant, has left vaccinated people seething at the unvaccinated for prolonging the pandemic and ensuring the return of restrictions rather than the carefree summer they were prom...

 2021-07-30 00:18 

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Mercedes Accuse Red Bull Of Attempt To 'Tarnish Good Name, Integrity Of Hamilton'...

Mercedes ramped up the war of words with Formula One rivals Red Bull on Thursday by accusing them of attempting to "tarnish the good name and sporting integrity of Lewis Hamilton".The accusation came after Red Bull failed to win a review into the ...

 2021-07-30 00:02 

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Family Of Henrietta Lacks, Unwitting Medical Heroine, Takes On Big Pharma...

The family of Henrietta Lacks -- a Black woman whose cells, harvested without her knowledge, were used for several medical breakthroughs -- announced plans Thursday to sue the big pharmaceutical giants that profited from those discoveries.In 1951, the 31-...

 2021-07-29 23:26 

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Schumer Says He Has Votes To Move Forward With $3.5 Trillion Infrastructure Bill...

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday that he has all 50 Senate Democrats on board to move forward with the $3.5 trillion infrastructure reconciliation process. The bill is set to include a number of top priorities such as expanding Medicare ...

 2021-07-29 23:25 

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ICC Lifts Arrest Warrant For I.Coast Ex First Lady Simone Gbagbo...

The International Criminal Court has dropped its arrest warrant for Ivory Coast's former first lady Simone Gbagbo over post-election violence that killed thousands in 2010-2011, according to a decision made public Thursday.Simone Gbagbo faced charges ...

 2021-07-29 23:15 

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Gender Equality News: MacKenzie Scott, Melinda French-Gates Donate $40M To 4 Organizations...

Philanthropists Melinda French-Gates and MacKenzie Scott on Thursday teamed up to donate $40 million to four gender-equality organizations as part of the "Equality Can't Wait Challenge."The four organizations — they were chosen for effor...

 2021-07-29 23:06 

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Biden Wants States, Local Governments To Pay People $100 To Get COVID Vaccine...

President Joe Biden on Thursday asked states and local government to use funds from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan to offer $100 payments to unvaccinated Americans for them to get the coronavirus vaccine."I know that paying people to get vacci...

 2021-07-29 22:39 

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Child Tax Credit Update: 4 Million Kids May Lose American Rescue Plan Payments...

Around 4 million kids from low-income families could be missing out on receiving the monthly child tax credit payment this year, according to a new report.Since July, the American Rescue Plan has allowed the IRS to pay out up to $300 a month per child you...

 2021-07-29 22:33 

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Biden Steps Up Efforts To Fight Virus Surge Fueled By Delta Variant...

President Joe Biden on Thursday stepped up actions to combat the spread of Covid-19's surging Delta variant, asking every US federal worker to either declare they are fully vaccinated or wear masks and be tested."We have the tools to prevent this ...

 2021-07-29 22:33 

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Police Arrest 2 Men In 'Mind-Boggling' Paris Jewelry Heist After Witnesses Distracted By Jean-Claude Van Damme...

French police on Wednesday morning arrested two suspects in a Paris jewelry heist, which had included a man dressed in a suit who had fled on an electric scooter with more than $2.5 million in jewels from the renowned boutique Chaumet. According to local ...

 2021-07-29 22:13 

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Harris Releases Strategy To Tackle Root Causes of Central American Migration...

Vice President Kamala Harris released a strategy on Thursday to address the root causes of the rise in migrants coming into the U.S. from Latin America....

 2021-07-29 22:08 

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Russia's Nauka Science Module Docks With ISS...

Russia said it successfully docked the Nauka laboratory module with the International Space Station on Thursday -- though the troubled unit caused yet another fright after accidentally firing and briefly throwing the entire station out of position.The mis...

 2021-07-29 21:56 

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Forest Fires Rage Near Turkish Resorts, Killing Four...

Four people were reported dead Thursday and more than 180 injured as thousands of firefighters battled huge blazes spreading across the Mediterranean resort regions of Turkey's southern coast.Officials also launched an investigation into suspicions th...

 2021-07-29 21:39 

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Global Stocks Boosted By Bright Earnings, US Growth Data...

World equity markets gained ground on Thursday as upbeat corporate earnings and US data showing solid second-quarter economic growth brightened the recovery from Covid-19.Shares in London rose 0.9 percent on a barrage of positive company results, includin...

 2021-07-29 21:36 

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Scarlett Johansson Sues Disney Over 'Black Widow' Streaming Release...

Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over its decision to release superhero movie "Black Widow" on streaming at the same time as in theaters, alleging a breach of contract which cost the star millions of dollars.Johansson, one of Hollywood's big...

 2021-07-29 20:40 

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Amazon Quarterly Profit Jumps But Shares Slide...

Amazon said Thursday second-quarter profit jumped 48 percent from a year ago to $7.8 billion, but shares in the tech and e-commerce giant fell on a disappointing revenue number.Total revenues increased 27 percent to $113.1 billion, below most Wall Street ...

 2021-07-29 20:32 

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Peru's Castillo Chooses Leftist Party Colleague As PM...

Peru's President Pedro Castillo on Thursday named a prime minister from within his Marxist-Leninist Free Peru party -- 41-year-old Guido Bellido who first became a lawmaker six days ago and has never held public office.Inaugurated in Lima himself just...

 2021-07-29 20:32 

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Why 'Black Widow' Star Scarlett Johansson Is Suing Disney After Marvel Movie Release...

Following the release of the popular Marvel movie "Black Widow," the film's star Scarlett Johansson has filed a lawsuit against Disney for breaching her contract.On Thursday, Johansson filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court accusing the...

 2021-07-29 20:21 

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Biden Calls On Congress To Extend US Eviction Moratorium...

Just two days before it is set to expire, US President Joe Biden on Thursday urged Congress to extend the federal ban on evictions as the Delta variant of the coronavirus threatens to delay the country's recovery.The 11-month old moratorium was intend...

 2021-07-29 19:45 

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Top US, UN Officials Head To Ethiopia To Press For Tigray Aid...

US aid head Samantha Power and the UN humanitarian chief will hold talks in Ethiopia to press for urgent access into conflict-battered Tigray as fears grow that millions face famine, officials said Thursday.Power will meet officials in Addis Ababa to "...

 2021-07-29 19:28 

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Fraser-Pryce Headlines Olympic Athletics As Coronavirus Lurks...

Jamaican sprint queen Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will make her grand entrance at the Tokyo Olympics as coronavirus concerns loom over the start of the athletics programme on Friday.The reigning 100m champion will launch her bid to become the first woman to w...

 2021-07-29 19:19 

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Biden Calls On Congress To Extend Eviction Ban As July 31 Deadline Looms...

President Joe Biden called on Congress to extend the national eviction moratorium that is set to expire on July 31....

 2021-07-29 19:02 

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Another COVID Variant Detected In Florida: What's Known About The Colombian Strain...

Another variant of COVID-19 has reached the U.S. from Colombia and is spreading throughout Florida, according to health officials....

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