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Soldiers open fire in Nigeria, drawing global attention to weekslong protests

Nigeria witnessed scenes of violence and chaos as protests calling for an end to police brutality continued overnight and into Wednesday, despite a 24-hour curfew and multiple eyewitness reports of

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Has John Lucas supplanted Jeff Van Gundy as favorite to become Rockets coach?

Jeff Van Gundy was the early frontrunner to become the next Rockets coach. Brian Windhorst of ESPN: I think circumstances have changed. Many people think John Lucas, the longtime assistant

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Cognitive behavioral therapy reduces insomnia symptoms among young drinkers

More than half of young adults at risk for alcohol-related harm report symptoms of insomnia. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the first-line treatments for insomnia, but it’s never

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Lawsuit against Google is a significant and long overdue moment

The share price of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, did not shudder as the US justice department filed its historic lawsuit. The company remains a $1tn enterprise that can hire America’s

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Google Search can now identify a song stuck in your head if you can whistle it

On Thursday, Google unveiled “Hum to Search.” The feature is included with the latest update to the Google mobile app for iOS or Android, and it works just like Shazam,

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This Rescue Farm In Texas Connects Special Needs Children With Special Needs Animals

A family-run farm just outside Austin, Texas, is connecting special-needs children with animals that come from similar backgrounds. Safe in Austin serves as a haven for people and animals with

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New Orleans Pelicans hire Stan Van Gundy as next coach

New Orleans wants to be a winner sooner rather than later, and to do that they need to improve dramatically on the defensive end. Stan Van Gundy is a perfect

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Study reveals role of sleep deprivation in unwanted thoughts

Lack of sleep significantly impairs our ability to stop unwanted and unpleasant thoughts from entering our mind, a new study reveals. The authors of the study say the findings could

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Tier 3 lockdowns: how each region’s support package compares

Greater ManchesterManchester graphicGreater Manchester is home to 10 councils and the largest labour market outside south-east England. Highly skilled jobs have grown over the past decade, but most work is

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A new Star Wars Holiday Special is coming to Disney+ next month – in Lego form

Even the biggest fan would struggle to sit through the Star Wars Holiday Special, an event so bad it’s never been officially released or shown on TV again in the

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