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Colorado 8-year-old bitten on head by mountain lion outside home

2 minutes ago   |   ABC

"The kid was running and it probably triggered the lion's natural response to a prey animal running," a local wildlife official said.
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NXIVM doctor who conducted brain studies loses medical license

2 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - The state Health Department has revoked the medical license of a physician who conducted human brain-activity experiments and other unsanctioned research on people...
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I read Ninja's new book on professional gaming - these are the 6 most important things I learned

I read Ninja's new book on professional gaming - these are the 6 most important things I learned

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins is the most popular professional gamer in the world, with tens of millions of followers. Ninja has reportedly made as much as $500,000 per month streaming...
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Black women in the US have to work an extra 233 days to earn what a white man earns in a year. This calendar shows the visceral way the gender pay gap affects all races

Black women in the US have to work an extra 233 days to earn what a white man earns in a year. This calendar shows the visceral way the gender pay gap affects all races

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

By one measure, August 22, 2019, is "equal pay day" for black women in the US. That is, Thursday marks the day when the typical black female worker would have earned as much in...
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Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova for maximum US Open drama

Serena Williams will face Maria Sharapova for maximum US Open drama

6 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Serena Williams' first U.S. Open match since her infamous meltdown in the 2018 final will be against a familiar rival - Maria Sharapova. Williams, the No. 8 seed, is coming off...
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A Paralympic rower drowned after his boat capsized in training. His body wasn't found for 3 hours

18 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Dzmitry Ryshkevic of Belarus was an experienced athlete who was about to compete in the World Championships for the third time.
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Lack Of Diversity In Genetic Databases Hampers Research

Lack Of Diversity In Genetic Databases Hampers Research

18 minutes ago   |   NPR

Scientists around the world are working to correct a problem with genetic health information - too much of it is currently based on samples of Europeans. (Image credit: Yann...
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Hafthor Bjornsson Beats Dimitri Vegas' Sub-Zero in Mortal Kombat 11 at Gamescom

28 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

Hafthor Julius Bjornsson , a former World's Strongest Man competitor who rose to mainstream stardom as Gregor "The Mountain" Clegane in the wildly popular HBO series Game of ...
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Scientists successfully innoculate, grow crops in salt-damaged soil

28 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

Researchers may have found a way to reverse falling crop yields caused by increasingly salty farmlands throughout the world. Scientists have used bacteria found in the roots of...
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Hearthstone nerfs Dr. Boom, Conjurer's Calling, Luna's Pocket Galaxy, Extra Arms. and Barnes

Hearthstone nerfs Dr. Boom, Conjurer's Calling, Luna's Pocket Galaxy, Extra Arms. and Barnes

32 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat   |   2 articles

Hearthstone is nerfing 5 cards: Conjurer's Conjuring, Luna's Pocket Galaxy, Dr. Boom: Mad Genius, Extra Arms, and Barnes.
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Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

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Patriots' Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Patriots' Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

The longtime Patriots starting strong safety, 32, is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 28. Read more ...

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Hickenlooper mounted a long shot presidential campaign that collapsed before it ended in mid-August. Read more ...

First-round fireworks: Serena, Sharapova to meet at US Open

First-round fireworks: Serena, Sharapova to meet at US Open

NEW YORK - Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will finally meet in the U.S. Open, and they'll do it in their very first match. Read more ...

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics

Christian Coleman stops showing up for drug tests ahead of Olympics

Two people familiar with the case tell The Associated Press that gold-medal sprint contender Christian Coleman's Olympic prospects could be in jeopardy after three missed drug... Read more ...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders joins Fox News as a contributor

Sarah Huckabee Sanders joins Fox News as a contributor

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Steelers name Ray Sherman, a former offensive coordinator, as interim wide...

Steelers name Ray Sherman, a former offensive coordinator, as interim wide receivers coach after death of Darryl Drake

Ray Sherman was Pittsburgh's offensive coordinator in 1998. He has been with the Steelers at training camp this summer. Read more ...

The ‘climate candidate' is out of the 2020 race, but his issue is gaining...

The ‘climate candidate' is out of the 2020 race, but his issue is gaining traction

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is no longer vying for the Democratic presidential nomination, bringing an end to a candidacy devoted almost entirely to climate action. But his... Read more ...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he's ending presidential bid

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he's ending presidential bid

Inslee announced his decision Wednesday, saying that it's become clear he won't win. Read more ...

What's French for ‘get your feet off my effing furniture'? BoJo slammed for...

What's French for ‘get your feet off my effing furniture'? BoJo slammed for ‘disrespecting' Macron

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been denounced on social media after being pictured with his foot up on a table in front of French President Emmanuel Macron in his... Read more ...