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Simple Advice And Top Tips For Every Cat Owner

A cat is an inquisitive, affectionate, loving addition for any family, and adopting one can add a great deal of quality time to your life. Whether you’re simply observing your

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Judd Trump builds up big Crucible lead over David Gilbert

Former champion Judd Trump needs just two more frames to reach the quarter-finals of the Betfred World Snooker Championship after taking a commanding 11-5 lead over David Gilbert. Trump fought

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My son has a cool new haircut and suddenly he can’t stand me

It’s been very exciting getting haircuts, hasn’t it? I genuinely feel like my car goes faster and better when I have filled it up with petrol, and that’s how I

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Britain’s driverless car ambitions hit speed bump with insurers

Britain’s goal to be a leader in adopting self-driving cars could backfire unless automakers and government regulators spell out the current limitations of the technology, insurance companies warn. Insurers are

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Amazon tests letting sellers email customers directly about new products and sales

Amazon is testing a new feature for sellers that will let them contact customers directly by email to notify them of things like new product announcements or sales. It’s a

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Elderly Man Gets Lessons on Hair and Make-Up to Help His Struggling Wife

A devoted 79-year-old husband visited a beauty school to get lessons in hair and make-up to help his “beautiful” wife who can no longer get ready by herself. The gentleman

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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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