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 2021-07-23 04:28 

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Wearable BMI With VR Aims To Help People With Motor Dysfunction, Paralysis...

A team of scientists and researchers has developed a new wearable brain-machine interface (BMI) system that aims to improve the quality of life of people with paralysis, motor dysfunction or even those who are fully conscious but can't communicate or ...

 2021-07-23 04:19 

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NBA Rumors: Portland Trail Blazers 'Will Not Entertain' Trades For CJ McCollum...

The 2021 NBA offseason is officially in full swing as the Milwaukee Bucks celebrate their first title in half a century in a Game 6 Finals victory over the Phoenix Suns.While Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the organization enjoyed their parade in M...

 2021-07-23 04:17 

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Inflation Is Already Biting Americans Despite Biden Brushing It Off: The Companies Raising Prices...

President Joe Biden may be dismissive of rising inflation and its long-term impact on consumers, but more price rises are coming for Americans as several companies warn of rising costs and outline plans to offset them....

 2021-07-23 04:07 

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Crypto Crackdown: Malaysian Police Steamroll Bitcoin Machines...

Malaysian police hit on a novel way to dispose of more than 1,000 bitcoin-mining machines seized in raids -- they crushed the devices using a steamroller....

 2021-07-23 04:01 

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Sam Asghari Jokes About His Relationship Status With Britney Spears: 'We Secretly Got Married'...

Britney Spears' boyfriend Sam Asghari took a dig at a paparazzo who congratulated him for "being engaged" to the pop star.The 27-year-old personal trainer played along with the paparazzo and sarcastically replied that he and Spears have been m...

 2021-07-23 03:57 

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Is 'Boruto: Naruto Next Generations' Episode 209 Airing This Week?...

Kawaki continues to blame himself for putting his friends and the citizens of Konohagakure in danger. "Boruto: Naruto Next Generations" Episode 209 showcases Kawaki fighting an inner battle as Kara plans something evil against the village.The broa...

 2021-07-23 03:52 

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BTS To Appear On BBC's 'Radio 1 Live Lounge,' Star In TV Documentary...

South Korean boy band BTS never runs out of milestones to celebrate. The global sensation is set to have its U.K. live radio debut on BBC's "Radio 1 Live Lounge" and star in a BBC One TV special next week.BTS will appear on the esteemed radio ...

 2021-07-23 03:49 

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Why Elizabeth Gillies Was Not Able To Attend BFF Ariana Grande's Wedding To Dalton Gomez...

Elizabeth Gillies has opened up about her absence during her best friend Ariana Grande's big day with husband Dalton Gomez.The 27-year-old "Dynasty" star appeared on Wednesday's episode of "Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen" ...

 2021-07-23 03:47 

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Here's How 45% Of Americans Spend Their Latest Stimulus Checks...

A large number of American families who received $1,400 payments from the government's third round of stimulus checks used the money to pay off their debts, a new briefing showed....

 2021-07-23 03:45 

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Britain Hits Five Individuals With Anti-graft Sanctions...

Britain on Thursday placed sanctions on five individuals around the world including the son of Equatorial Guinea's president, as part of its global anti-corruption regime.The UK said it had frozen the assets of and put travel bans on the five, who are...

 2021-07-23 03:37 

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Alex Rodriguez Celebrates 46th Birthday, NBA Ownership With A European Yacht Trip: Report...

Alex Rodriguez had a lot of things to celebrate following his split from Jennifer Lopez, so he went on a European yacht trip with his friends.Rodriguez has set sail on a European yacht trip to celebrate his upcoming 46th birthday next Tuesday. He was also...

 2021-07-23 03:24 

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Nursing Home Caregiver Allegedly Beats Elderly Man, Ties Him To Wheelchair Before Death...

A 68-year-old Chinese man was beaten and abused by his nursing home's caregiver prior to his death nearly a month ago, the elderly man's family claimed....

 2021-07-23 03:18 

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Biles On Five-gold Tokyo Mission As 'King' Kohei Plots Triumphant Farewell...

American gymnastic goddess Simone Biles and Japan's national sporting deity Kohei Uchimura begin their quests for Olympic immortality in Tokyo this weekend.Both have already achieved enough to be considered the greatest gymnasts of all time, but they ...

 2021-07-23 03:17 

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Tiger Woods At 12 'Was Just Better' Than The Rest, PGA Tour Winner Says...

A PGA Tour veteran has long been aware that Tiger Woods was destined for greatness.Jason Gore was one of the few people in golf who witnessed how Woods carved his own path in the sport. As kids, Gore and Woods crossed paths a couple of times as they aspir...

 2021-07-23 03:16 

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Israel In Cold War Over Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Ban...

Israeli Avi Zinger said the ice cream he makes usually brings joy, but Ben & Jerry's decision to stop selling in occupied Palestinian territory has cast his factory into a political storm. "We will continue to sell anywhere related to Israel,"...

 2021-07-23 03:04 

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Sydney Outbreak A 'National Emergency' As Cases Spike...

Sydney's fast-growing coronavirus outbreak has become a "national emergency," state leaders said Friday, as Australia's largest city reported another record number of new infections.Admitting a month-long lockdown had so far failed to stop...

 2021-07-23 03:02 

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Transfer News: Paul Pogba Declines $68.5 Million Contract Extension With Man Utd; Real Madrid, PSG Expected To Send Offers...

Manchester United has had an eventful summer transfer window highlighted by their signing of Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho after a long and drawn-out transfer saga that started last year.However, a key piece of the club's midfielder group is se...

 2021-07-23 03:00 

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Asian Markets Struggle To Match Wall St Gains As Rally Fades...

Asian markets wobbled Friday as investors struggled to maintain a global rally into a third day despite another batch of healthy corporate earnings, with the Delta variant continuing to cast a shadow across trading floors.Wall Street's three main inde...

 2021-07-23 02:58 

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China's Xi Makes Rare Trip To Tibet: State Media...

President Xi Jinping is on a rare trip to China's politically sensitive region of Tibet, state media reported Friday, the first such visit by the country's top leader in more than three decades.Tibet has alternated over the centuries between indep...

 2021-07-23 02:47 

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Ecuador Declares Emergency After 22 Killed In Prison Riots...

Ecuador on Thursday declared a state of emergency in its penitentiary system after riots at two prisons left 22 dead and 57 wounded.President Guillermo Lasso issued the order "to mobilize all necessary human and economic resources to re-establish orde...

 2021-07-23 02:46 

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India's New Epidemic: 'Black Fungus' Patients Lose Eyes, Nose, Jaw To Infection...

As India continues its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, a new outbreak of the deadly "black fungus" is causing COVID-19 patients to lose their eyes, nose and jaw.Indian health officials have reported 45,374 cases of this rare infection, cal...

 2021-07-23 02:44 

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Climate 'Mysteries' Still Puzzle Scientists, Despite Progress...

What worries one of the world's leading climate scientists the most? Heatwaves -- and particularly the tendency of current models to underestimate the intensity of these bursts of deadly, searing temperature. This is one of the "major mysteries...

 2021-07-23 02:41 

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Breakthrough COVID Cases Among White House Staffers: Psaki Refuses To Disclose Number...

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the public will not be notified about how many vaccinated staffers have contracted COVID-19 following news of breakthrough cases among inoculated staffers on the campus....

 2021-07-23 02:38 

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Climate Cataclysms Set Stage For Key UN Science Report...

On the heels of jaw-dropping heat and flooding across three continents, nearly 200 nations gather Monday to validate a critical UN climate science report 100 days ahead of a political summit charged with keeping Earth liveable. The world is a different pl...

 2021-07-23 02:37 

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Christina Haack Proves She's 'The Boss' On 'Flip Or Flop' Set After Tarek El Moussa Fight...

Christina Haack showed the world that she is "the boss" on the "Flip or Flop" set after her dispute with ex Tarek El Moussa....

 2021-07-23 02:36 

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Airport Echoes With Sobs And Farewells In Hong Kong Exodus...

Twice a day Hong Kong's virtually deserted airport fills with the sound of tearful goodbyes as residents fearful for their future under China's increasingly authoritarian rule start a new life overseas, mostly in Britain.London flights tend to lea...

 2021-07-23 02:18 

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As Covid Surges, More US Republicans Urging Vaccinations...

With Delta variant infections spiking across the United States, growing numbers of Republican officials and lawmakers have joined the chorus of support for coronavirus vaccinations, swatting aside conspiracies that have left millions of Americans unprotec...

 2021-07-23 02:15 

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Melania Didn't Expect Trump To Win Presidency In 2016, Cohen Reveals...

Former First Lady Melania Trump never expected her husband to win the presidency during the 2016 election, Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen has revealed.In an interview for the Business Insider's 2016 oral history of how Donald Trump won the se...

 2021-07-23 02:11 

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'Superbug' Clusters: Multidrug-Resistant Fungus Spreads In 2 US Cities...

Health officials have found evidence of the spread of an untreatable "superbug" at facilities in two U.S. cities. The "emerging" fungus poses a "serious global health threat."...

 2021-07-23 02:02 

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India's Pandemic-hit Lunchbox Men Battle Food Delivery Start-ups...

After the pandemic shut offices and put Mumbai's renowned lunchbox deliverymen out of work, the 130-year-old "dabbawala" network has tied up with a trendy restaurant chain to take on India's billion-dollar start-ups.For two decades, neithe...

 2021-07-23 01:53 

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Like Trump, Bolsonaro Attacks Voting System Ahead Of Poll...

President Jair Bolsonaro has ramped up his attacks on Brazil's long-established electronic voting system, suggesting he is bracing for defeat in elections next year -- and to fight back, analysts say.In rhetoric that could have been taken from the pla...

 2021-07-23 01:44 

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Transfer News: Manchester City Takes World-Class Striker From Tottenham With Massive $220 Million Bid...

The Harry Kane transfer saga is coming to a close and Manchester City is the winner.It was reported early in the summer transfer window that the England national team captain asked for his transfer out of the club as the Tottenham Hotspurs were never able...

 2021-07-23 01:34 

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Troubled Tokyo Olympics Set To Open Under Covid Cloud...

The most troubled Olympics in modern history finally get under way in Tokyo on Friday, struggling to emerge from the clutches of Covid-19 after a one-year postponement following a build-up marred by scandal and controversy.Eight years after gold ticker ta...

 2021-07-23 01:27 

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Macron In Tokyo For Olympic Opening Ceremony...

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Tokyo on Friday to attend the opening ceremony of the pandemic-postponed Olympics, which is taking place under strict virus rules....

 2021-07-23 01:11 

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Meghan Markle's Dad Thomas Questions Prince Harry's Memoir: 'What More Is There To Tell?'...

Meghan Markle's dad got candid about his take on Prince Harry's memoir and his plans to see his grandchildren.A photographer caught up with Thomas Markle Sr. in his home in Rosarito, Mexico Wednesday. During their conversation, Markle's dad se...

 2021-07-23 00:53 

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China Develops Booster Shots For Less Effective Sinopharm, Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccines...

China may be developing a booster shot for people who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with the arguably less effective jabs of Sinopharm and Sinovac. China's Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Fosun Pharma) has partnered with BioNTech to devel...

 2021-07-23 00:37 

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Iraqi Officials Discuss US Military Presence On Washington Visit...

Senior officials from Baghdad were in Washington Thursday for preliminary talks on the US military presence in Iraq, ahead of an upcoming meeting between leaders of the two countries, the Pentagon said in a statement.US President Joe Biden is set to host ...

 2021-07-23 00:21 

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Mama June's Daughter Pumpkin Shannon Gives Birth, Shares Photos Of Second Baby Bentley Jameson...

Mama June Shannon's daughter Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon-Efird has finally given birth to her second baby with husband Josh Efird. The 21-year-old reality star took to Instagram Wednesday to share a series of snaps taken after she safely delivere...

 2021-07-23 00:13 

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Conservationists Urge Congo To Reverse Pay-to-poach Decision...

Environmentalists in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday urged the government to reverse a move to tax rather than forbid poaching, saying the move endangered millions in conservation funds."With this measure to maximise revenues, the Congole...

 2021-07-23 00:12 

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US Launched Recent Air Strikes In Afghanistan: Pentagon...

The United States recently carried out air strikes as it backed the Afghan army's bid to repel a Taliban offensive, the Pentagon said Thursday, with the withdrawal of international forces from the country all but complete."In the last several days...

 2021-07-23 00:09 

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NFL Says Covid Outbreaks Could Bring Forfeits, Lost Salary...

The NFL warned clubs and players on Thursday that Covid-19 outbreaks among unvaccinated players in 2021 could cause forfeits without pay to either club and teams liable for financial losses.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell informed teams of the policy for t...

 2021-07-23 00:01 

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Alaska Coast Guard Rescues Man Who Fended Off Grizzly Bear For Days...

A man who fended off attacks from a wild grizzly bear for a week straight in the Alaskan wilderness is recovering from his injuries after he was found stranded at an encampment, the US Coast Guard said....

 2021-07-22 23:27 

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US Jobs Outlook: States That Cut Unemployment Benefits Didn't See Employment Growth...

Twenty-six states cut their pandemic unemployment programs in 2021 in an effort to speed up job searches. According to analysis, the move has not meant higher employment.State officials said the financial assistance was preventing unemployed workers from ...

 2021-07-22 22:50 

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Warner Bros To Release 10 Films Exclusively For HBO Max...

Warner Bros. plans to produce 10 movies for HBO Max for release in 2022. WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar made the announcement Thursday during AT&T's second-quarter earnings call. WarnerMedia is owned by AT&T and is also pending a merger with Discovery In...

 2021-07-22 22:25 

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USA Women's Gymnastics Team Reveals $1200 Leotards For 2021 Olympics...

The USA Women's Gymnastics national team showcased their Olympic competition leotards Thursday as they hit the training mat in preparation for the competition. The leotard designs were hand-crafted by a team of 75 people and were produced by GK Elite,...

 2021-07-22 22:08 

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US Women's Soccer Next Game: Start Time, TV Channel, Live Stream Info vs. New Zealand...

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team is set to face New Zealand on Saturday after a heartbreaking 3-0 defeat to Sweden ended their 44-game undefeated streak. In order to advance to the knockout round, the game is considered a "must win."The m...

 2021-07-22 21:11 

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US Imposes Sanctions Against Cuban Regime In Support Of Protestors...

President Joe Biden authorized new U.S. sanctions Thursday against Cuban officials responsible for the oppression of peaceful protestors....

 2021-07-22 20:56 

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Chimpanzees Are Launching 'Lethal' Attacks On Gorillas, Scientists Investigate Uncharacteristic Behavior...

Chimpanzees in the wild have been carrying out lethal attacks against gorillas for the first time, according to scientists....

 2021-07-22 20:51 

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US Sanctions Cuba For Repressing Protests, Biden Warns More To Come...

The United States imposed sanctions on Cuba's defense minister and a special forces unit Thursday for repressing peaceful protests, a step President Joe Biden warned is "just the beginning" of punitive measures against Havana.The US Treasury D...

 2021-07-22 20:49 

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Upbeat Quarterly Update Lifts Twitter Shares...

Twitter on Thursday posted better-than-expected results for the recently ended quarter with gains in revenue, profit and its user base, sparking a rally in shares of the messaging platform.Net profit was $66 million on revenue that surged to $1.19 billion...

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