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Ash Barty enjoys birthday weekend with two titles on same day

World No 1 Ash Barty celebrated her birthday weekend by winning two titles – and a brand new sports car – at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Stuttgart after

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Tim Dowling: whatever the vet thinks, my cat is not called Graham

When I wake, my left eyelid is heavy and sore to the touch, as if I had been punched the previous evening. I don’t recall this happening, but I suppose

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Verizon loses more-than-expected wireless subscribers

Verizon Communications Inc said on Wednesday it lost more wireless subscribers than expected during the first quarter as it battled intense competition from T-Mobile US Inc and AT&T Inc to

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Disney’s amazing bipedal robot Groot looks like Asimo discovered cosplay

Disney’s R&D labs, commonly known as its Imagineering team, does some extremely impressive — and expressive — things with robots. It’s made mechanical stunt doubles, lifelike alien Na’vi, and, uh,

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Prancer the ‘Demonic Chihuahua’ Who Went Viral Finds Dream Forever Home

Some pet owners get a kick from dressing their mellow-tempered puppers in ‘Chuckie’ garb for Halloween, but in everyday life, when dogs aren’t treated with care and socialized properly, the

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Sydney chosen to stage 2027 Netball World Cup as Australia hosts again

Sydney will host the Netball World Cup for the third time when the sport’s global showpiece returns to Australia in 2027. The No 1 ranked Diamonds will again be among

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Blind date: ‘We were under a blanket for most of the evening’

Chris on ArianaWhat were you hoping for?When I heard I had a date with a girl called Ariana from America, I was hoping it would be Ariana Grande. First impressions?It’s

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Volatility is bitcoin’s main attraction, says Raoul Pal

Bitcoin’s volatility is its main attraction as that is what gives the cryptocurrency its exponential rises, ex-Goldman Sachs bitcoin enthusiast Raoul Pal said. “People have to learn to adapt to

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Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro might not fit in original $349 Magic Keyboard

Apple’s new 12.9-inch iPad Pro will be compatible with the old Magic Keyboard folio case for the 2018 and 2020 models, but with a catch: Apple says that the new

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Looking for a Beautiful Mom’s Day Gift? Check Out this Wonderful Book That Benefits Charity

It’s been a tough year for everyone, and extra stress always seems to fall on our moms. No matter how old you are, if mom is alive, she’s probably still

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