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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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