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Sunisa Lee’s all-around gymnastics gold hailed by Hmong in US

This was supposed to be the night that Simone Biles added yet another star-spangled page to the history books, by becoming the first gymnast to defend an women’s Olympic all-around

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Drinking coffee of any type cuts risk for liver problems, study says

Drinking up to three or four cups of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee a day reduces your risk of developing and dying from chronic liver diseases, a new study found. Coffee

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Malaysia, 1MDB seeking more than $5.6 bln in damages from KPMG partners

Malaysia’s government and state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) are seeking over $5.6 billion in damages from KPMG partners for alleged breaches and negligence linked to a corruption scandal at

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Louis Vuitton’s $2,890 light-up speaker looks like something Thanos would steal

Louis Vuitton has revealed its next foray into tech products: the $2,890 Horizon Light Up Speaker, which looks less like either a gadget or a piece of high fashion, and

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Three US teachers who sued Monsanto over chemical exposure awarded $185m

Three schoolteachers in Washington state who sued the chemical company Monsanto over exposure to materials in fluorescent lights have been awarded $185m. The law firm that represented the teachers, Friedman

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Simone Biles helped me to gold, says USA’s Sunisa Lee after all-around win

Sunisa Lee, the new women’s Olympic all-around champion, said that Simone Biles and her older teammates gave her some key advice in a tense moment shortly before her final. “They

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5 reasons to love okra

You probably love okra, and you don’t even know it yet. Most people who think they don’t like okra fall into two categories, according to Sheri Castle, author of “The

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China widens clampdown on overseas listings with pre-IPO review of firms with large user data

China’s cyberspace regulator said on Saturday any company with data for more than 1 million users must undergo a security review before listing its shares overseas, broadening a clampdown on

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HalloApp is a private ad-free social network from two early WhatsApp employees

Two of the earliest employees behind WhatsApp have emerged with a new private social network called HalloApp. Starting Monday, anyone can download and sign up for HalloApp in Apple’s App

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Three Americans create enough carbon emissions to kill one person, study finds

The lifestyles of around three average Americans will create enough planet-heating emissions to kill one person, and the emissions from a single coal-fired power plant are likely to result in

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