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Enraged New York driver who chased protesters with blades attached to arm is arrested

An enraged New York driver who allegedly rushed a group of protesters with two long blades attached to his arm, then chased them in his SUV, was arrested Thursday on

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Adam Silver: Older coaches may not be on bench in Orlando ‘in order to protect them’

Gregg Popovich is 71. Mike D’Antoni is 68. Alvin Gentry just turned 65. People 65 and older have proven particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus. The Center for Disease Control says

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How to minimise risk and protest safely during a pandemic

Covid-19 is still incredibly dangerous, and social distancing needs to be taken very seriously – but for many, racism is also a matter of life and death. We are at

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Broadcom’s revenue forecast disappoints on possible Apple iPhone delay

Broadcom Inc (AVGO.O) on Thursday forecast current-quarter revenue with a midpoint slightly below analysts’ estimates, in part caused by a delay at a “large North American mobile phone” customer that

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Go read this story about how a lost NES game was recovered after 30 years

Digital archivists working with the Video Game History Foundation have discovered a previously lost NES game based on the 1990 film Days of Thunder. The game was co-authored by Chris

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LGBTQ activists in NYC, LA reimagine pride marches as solidarity protests

New York and Los Angeles, like hundreds of other cities around the world, canceled their in-person Pride Month celebrations this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But on Wednesday, amid

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This Day in Transaction History: Padres pawn off James Shields

For a few years, starter James Shields was quite dominant. From 2011-14 with the Rays and Royals, the right-hander made a minimum of 33 starts each season with a 3.17

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Mum gained five stone after discovering con artist ‘husband’ had three wives

When Mary Turner Thomson, 54, discovered her husband’s double life in 2006, she turned to comfort eating and piled on five stone. The mother was stunned to discover she was

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U.S. court blocks sales of Bayer weed killer in United States

A U.S. appeals court has blocked Bayer AG from selling an agricultural weed killer in the United States, the latest setback for a business already fighting an expensive legal battle

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Google pulls popular app that helped remove Chinese apps from phones

Google has removed a popular Indian-developed app from its Play Store that promised to find and remove Chinese apps from smartphones. The search giant confirmed to Gadgets 360 that the

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