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Police officer airlifted to hospital after being seriously injured in ‘hit-and-run’

Two people have been arrested after a police officer was left with serious injuries in a suspected hit-and-run. The officer was hit by a car after asking the driver to

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Katlyn Chookagian vs. Cynthia Calvillo in the works for UFC 255

Katlyn Chookagian and Cynthia Calvillo are headed toward an important flyweight matchup. Multiple people with knowledge of the booking told MMA Fighting that Chookagian (14-4) and Calvillo (9-1-1) are in

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Novel technique spotlights neuronal uptake of amyloid beta in Alzheimer’s disease

One of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease is the formation of amyloid plaques—sticky clumps of a protein called amyloid beta—that collect between neurons in the brain. Increasingly, however, attention has

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UK country house prices hit four-year high in ‘race for space’

Record demand for country houses in the UK has driven prices to a four-year high, with wealthy buyers flocking to Worcester in the West Midlands and Cobham in Surrey in

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PSA: Your new iPhone 12 or 12 Pro might need contact tracing re-enabled

Getting a new phone is exciting, but it can also lead to spending an annoying amount of time adjusting settings, permissions and notifications for all your apps. Cloud backups are

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Woman given three minutes to live at birth due to severe disabilities turns 60

A woman who was given just three minutes to live when she was born is celebrating her 60th birthday. Teresa Smith was born on October 12, 1960, with short arms

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Keri Melendez returns to face Emilee King at Bellator 252

Keri Melendez will make her return to action at Bellator 252 when she faces Emilee King on the upcoming card on Nov. 12. Bellator officials confirmed the pairing to MMA

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ACA’s expansion of Medicaid improved maternal health

The period of time before pregnancy is critically important for the health of a woman and her infant, yet not all women have access to health insurance during this time.

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Up to 18,000 UK high street premises could be vacant amid Covid crisis

Another 18,000 high street premises could be left empty in 2020, almost double the number in 2019, as the coronavirus pandemic hammers retailers, restaurants and leisure businesses. AsEngland prepares to

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Google is partnering with the Associated Press for election results

Google is partnering with the Associated Press to provide authoritative results for next week’s election alongside other voting-related features. Searching for election results will bring up a dedicated feature with

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