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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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