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 2022-08-19 16:35 

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Study: Medieval British friars had more intestinal worms than general population...

The remains of dozens of medieval British Augustine friars discovered by the University of Cambridge were plagued with twice the parasitic intestinal worms of the general population at the time, a new study found....

 2022-08-19 16:32 

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Connecticut man gets 65 years in prison for killing wife in Fitbit murder case...

A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for killing his wife several years ago, who was wearing a fitness watch that became a critical piece of evidence at his murder trial....

 2022-08-19 16:31 

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Nike, Adidas settle patent fights over shoe technology | Reuters...

Nike Inc and Adidas AG, the world's two leading sneaker brands, have resolved a series of U.S. patent disputes over technology used in their athletic shoes, court filings show....

 2022-08-19 16:30 

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Hezbollah chief has no immediate comment on Rushdie stabbing | Reuters...

The head of Lebanon's pro-Iran group Hezbollah said on Friday he had no immediate comment on the stabbing attack against Indian-born author Salman Rushdie in the United States because the group was still gathering information....

 2022-08-19 16:26 

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi could return home after verdicts, junta chief says...

Myanmar's junta chief said on Friday he would consider allowing deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to be moved to house arrest from prison but only after verdicts in a litany of cases against her have been reached....

 2022-08-19 16:24 

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Washington man, 82, makes one millionth basketball free throw...

A Washington state man celebrated his 82nd birthday by completing his 17-year goal to shoot one million basketball free throws....

 2022-08-19 16:21 

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'SEAL Team' to return for Season 6 in September...

Paramount+ shared a premiere date and trailer for Season 6 of "SEAL Team," a military drama starring David Boreanaz....

 2022-08-19 16:19 

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Gazprom says Nord Stream 1 pipeline to shut for three days at end Aug...

The Nord Stream 1 pipeline, which supplies gas from Russia to Europe under the Baltic Sea, will be shut down from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 for maintenance, Gazprom said on Friday....

 2022-08-19 16:16 

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Musk's Twitter subpoena storm gets everyone wet...

Elon Musk and Twitter are trying to grab each other's dirty laundry by going after splashy technology players and white shoe law firms. Lawyers for the Tesla boss have issued a wide range of subpoenas as part of the legal fight over the $44 billion pu...

 2022-08-19 16:16 

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UK's Felixstowe port: disappointed strike action will go ahead...

The company which operates Britain's biggest container port, Felixstowe, said on Friday it believed its pay offer to workers was fair and it was disappointed strike action due to begin on Sunday had not been called off....

 2022-08-19 16:15 

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Bank of Cyprus rejects Lone Star's takeover proposal...

Private equity firm Lone Star said on Friday its cash proposal to buy Bank of Cyprus Holdings PLC was rejected by the lender's board....

 2022-08-19 16:14 

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Canadian Cardinal Ouellet denies accusations of sexual assault...

Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet denied on Friday accusations of sexual assault levelled against him by a woman who has said the aggression took place more than a decade ago when he was archbishop of Quebec....

 2022-08-19 16:07 

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Nicaraguan police detain bishop critical of President Daniel Ortega...

Nicaraguan police raided a house where a bishop critical of President Daniel Ortega had been placed under house arrest and took him to an unknown destination in the early hours of Friday, religious and human rights groups said....

 2022-08-19 16:06 

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Rare toxic algae behind fish deaths in river Oder, say researchers...

A large overgrowth of toxic algae linked to industrial pollution is the most likely culprit behind mass fish deaths in the river Oder, a German research institute said....

 2022-08-19 16:04 

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Indigenous woman nominated to Canada's Supreme Court in 'historic moment'...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday nominated an Indigenous person to join Canada's Supreme Court, a first for the country's highest court....

 2022-08-19 16:00 

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Latest U.S. aid package to Ukraine includes surveillance drones -official | Reuters...

President Joe Biden's latest security assistance package for Ukraine includes surveillance drones and mine-resistance vehicles, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday....

 2022-08-19 15:59 

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Hezbollah chief vows 'escalation' if Lebanon does not get maritime rights...

The head of Lebanon's powerful Iran-backed group Hezbollah said on Friday the outcome of nuclear talks in Vienna would have no impact on maritime talks aimed at delineating Lebanon's border with Israel....

 2022-08-19 15:59 

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Russia writes to U.N. Security Council over 'provocation' at Ukraine nuclear plant -TASS...

Russia has submitted a letter to the United Nations Security Council warning of planned "provocations4; by Ukraine at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine, TASS reported on Friday citing a diplomat....

 2022-08-19 15:59 

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Look: Panic! at the Disco releases new album, 'Sad Clown' music video...

Panic! at the Disco released the album "Viva Las Vengeance" and a music video for the song "Sad Clown."...

 2022-08-19 15:59 

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Archegos tried to lull banks before $36 bln firm collapsed - US prosecutors...

Archegos Capital Management LP made a last-ditch effort to falsely persuade banks its survival was not at stake in an unsuccessful bid to forestall the sudden collapse of the $36 billion private investment firm, U.S. prosecutors said....

 2022-08-19 15:49 

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Swedish police cordon off part of Malmo shopping centre after shots fired...

Swedish police said on Friday they had cordoned off part of a shopping centre in the city of Malmo after a shooting incident....

 2022-08-19 15:49 

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Jury convicts California serial killer Horace Vaultz, who eluded police for decades...

A California man who investigators firmly believe was a serial killer has been convicted of raping and killing two young women before he disappeared for decades and was ultimately exposed by his DNA....

 2022-08-19 15:48 

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Cineworld needed AMC's apes...

Two cinema chains embarked on aggressive global dealmaking, racked up debt then crashed into the industry-incinerating Covid-19 pandemic. Now, shares in one of them AMC Entertainment are up by 200% since March 2020. The other, Cineworld , is down 97% and ...

 2022-08-19 15:46 

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Nebraska coal-fired power plant latest to delay closure...

A coal-fired power plant in Nebraska late on Thursday delayed its closure by three years, becoming the latest plant in recent months to postpone shutting despite concerns about pollutants including the main greenhouse gas carbon dioxide....

 2022-08-19 15:45 

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Macron's call to Putin was justified given nuclear risks for Europe, Elysee says...

French President Emmanuel Macron's phone call to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin was justified in view of the serious safety risk affecting the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in Ukraine which is subject to combat activity, an official at the French...

 2022-08-19 15:42 

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Regulatory investigation red flags that signal significant risk for companies...

Ashley Taylor, Stephen Piepgrass and Ryan Strasser of Troutman Pepper discuss the types of 'red flags' to identify as companies face Civil Investigative Demands from regulatory bodies....

 2022-08-19 15:42 

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Stocks rebound shows the devil in the retail: McGeever...

Retail investors are back. In fact, they never went away....

 2022-08-19 15:38 

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California gov. appoints new top lawyer at civil rights agency...

California Governor Gavin Newsom has appointed a civil rights lawyer to lead the litigation efforts of the state agency that enforces anti-discrimination laws, months after her predecessor was abruptly fired....

 2022-08-19 15:36 

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Canada OKs Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 booster dose for 5 to 11 year olds...

Canada's health ministry said on Friday it had authorized the use of Pfizer Inc's and BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine as a booster for children five to 11 years old....

 2022-08-19 15:35 

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Enel writes down Russian unit's value pending sale completion...

Italy's biggest utility Enel has written down the value of its main Russian subsidiary by 527 million euros ($530 million) as it waits for the sale of Enel Russia to be approved by Moscow, the group said in its half-year financial statement....

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