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Owners of California dive boat faulted for fire that killed 34

LOS ANGELES — One of the deadliest accidents in recent U.S. maritime history was the fault of owners of a Southern California dive boat whose lack of oversight resulted in

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NBA agent: ‘This Black Lives Matter stuff … players are being manipulated’

The NBA – as protests filled the streets in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, national sentiment on race shifted and players contemplated skipping the restart at Disney World –

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Salt-based mosquito-control products are ineffective, study shows

A new study by a bevy of expert mosquito researchers offers an important warning to consumers: Products claiming to reduce mosquito populations with salt-water solutions are simply ineffective. In a

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Sky to open network of high street stores across UK

Sky is to launch a network of high street stores across the UK, saying it wants them to become “social hubs for shoppers”, with the first one opening in Liverpool

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Amazon said third-party sellers surpassed $3.5 billion in sales during Prime Day

According to Amazon, third-party sales during Prime Day grew newly 60 percent year-over-year, surpassing even its own retail business. Shoppers, meanwhile, saved over $1.4 billion thanks to deep discounts across

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Juror in Breonna Taylor case said grand jury didn’t agree fatal shooting was justified

A grand juror who heard evidence in the Breonna Taylor probe said Tuesday that the grand jury didn’t agree that her fatal shooting was justified, a disclosure that came after

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Nate Bjorkgren promises “very disruptive, very aggressive style” in Indiana

“Very disruptive. Very aggressive style.” Those words from new Pacers coach Nate Bjorkgren were exactly what Indiana president Kevin Pritchard wanted to hear. Pritchard had fired coach Nate McMillan not

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Study shows active older adults have better physical and mental health

Older adults with higher physical activity and lower sitting time have better overall physical and mental health, according to a new study from the American Cancer Society (ACS). The study,

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Which aspect of US economic inequality is most worrying?

Inequality has been seizing ever more of the public’s attention in recent years, reflected everywhere from papal encyclicals and economic tomes by French socialists to technical academic debates and the

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GameStop will reportedly receive a portion of Microsoft’s digital Xbox sales revenue

On a less 2020-specific note, as the gaming world has increasingly moved toward digital distribution instead of physical discs, GameStop has found itself in a difficult position. Over the next

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