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Trent Brown avoided serious calf injury

Word on Monday was that linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski did not tear his pectoral muscle in Sunday’s win over the Panthers and the team has reportedly gotten more good news about

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Airbnb makes ‘power play’ in Dutch high court to retain right to ‘double fees’

Airbnb has launched a legal bid in the Netherlands to get a judge to ask the Dutch high court whether the company can charge fees to both holiday renters and

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GM explores market for electric ‘flying cars’

General Motors Co GM.N is exploring options in the aerial taxi market, including whether to build the vehicles known colloquially as “flying cars,” as part of a push by the

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LG’s Wing smartphone features a swivelling display

LG took a different approach than most when it comes to its new dual-screened phone, which is both interesting and concerning. Whether it lives up to expectations will depend a

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North Dakota community rallies to help farmer harvest crops after heart attack

After a North Dakota man suffered a heart attack, dozens of his neighbors gathered together to help him harvest his crops — putting their own crop-picking on hold in the

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After running 15 times on Sunday, Cam Newton not concerned about the toll

In his first game as the Patriots’ quarterback, Cam Newton ran the ball 15 times for 75 yards. Newton has always been a strong runner, but 15 carries is a

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Rachel Roddy’s recipe for mushroom risotto

Not because the angle of the sun has changed; nor because of a message from the leaves; nor even because the mushrooms were irresistible, but because it was on the

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Goldman names Kim Posnett co-head of investment banking services

Goldman Sachs Group Inc GS.N promoted Kim Posnett to co-head of its global investment banking services unit. Posnett, previously co-chief operating officer of the bank’s global technology, media and telecom

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Google has fully offset its lifetime carbon emissions today

Google became carbon neutral over a decade ago, but today, the tech giant pushed the envelope even further. According to a new announcement, Google has officially eliminated its ‘entire carbon

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Manhunt after suspect ‘attempted to abduct’ two 11-year-old schoolgirls near Orpington bus stop

A man is being sought by police over a suspected attempt to abduct two schoolgirls from near a bus stop in south London. The suspect got out of a car

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