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Mike Tomlin’s going to “leave the light on” for James Conner

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin isn’t ready to put his bell cow out to pasture this week. Though they lost right tackle Zach Banner to a torn ACL in last night’s

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10 of the best UK hostels for adventures – and the rule of six

The Sill at Hadrian’s Wall, NorthumberlandThe YHA hostel at the National Landscape Discovery Centre opened in 2017 after an extensive project to replace the former, 80-year-old hostel. It’s a five-minute

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TikTok to become standalone U.S. company – Financial times

ByteDance will place short-video app TikTok’s global business in a new U.S.-headquartered company with Oracle Corp ORCL.N investing as a minority shareholder, the Financial times reported on Tuesday, citing people

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Microsoft launches xCloud tomorrow with more than 150 games

Microsoft’s cloud gaming service, formerly known as Project xCloud, launches tomorrow. The platform still does not have an official name and is now just a part of the Xbox Game

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Zero-Emission Trucks Set To Make New Zealand A World Leader In Hydrogen Energy

The roads of New Zealand will soon be worked over by long-distance trucks powered entirely by ultra-sustainable hydrogen-powered electric fuel cells. Capable of traveling 310 miles (500 kilometers) on one

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Falcons clear a couple of roster spots

The Falcons made a pair of moves Tuesday, clearing a spot on both the 53-man roster and the practice squad. The team announced they waived tackle Timon Parris, and released

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‘Parkrun saved my life’: how the weekly runs became a phenomenon – and are now coming back

On an overcast Saturday morning on 2 October 2004, 13 people got together in Bushy Park, south-west London, to go for a run. A 5km run. The organiser, Paul Sinton-Hewitt,

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Short-seller Hindenburg says no clear answers in Nikola rebuttal

Shares in Nikola Corp closed 8.4% lower on Tuesday after the short-selling research house, which has alleged the electric truckmaker misled investors over its technology, said the company had failed

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Astronomers may have found signs of life in the atmosphere of Venus

The first signs of extraterrestrial life could be discovered in a place that scientists have long overlooked – the planet closest to Earth, Venus. The rocky world doesn’t seem akin

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Irish Players Give Up Lacrosse Tournament Spot to Native American Rivals Unfairly Bumped from Play

This week, if you looked up the dictionary definition for the word ‘sportsmanship,’ there’s a good chance you might have seen a picture of Ireland’s national lacrosse team there. That’s

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