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Dog seriously injured and owner hurt by ‘gang training killer animals’

Pet owners have been left terrified by a ‘rampaging gang’ they claim are training dogs to kill. The residents who live in east Hull estates say ‘up to six hunting

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Khalil Rountree announces UFC contract extension, walks back retirement talk

Khalil Rountree is sticking around. This past weekend, Rountree announced via Instagram that he has signed a contract extension with the UFC and that he expects to compete again in

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New simulation finds max cost for cost-effective health treatments

As health care costs balloon in the U.S., experts say it may be important to analyze whether those costs translate into better population health. A new study led by a

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Primark owner calls for longer post-lockdown shopping hours to claw back Covid losses

Shops should be allowed to open for extra hours on Sundays and evenings in December, Primark’s owner has said, to help retailers make up some of the trade lost during

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UK to ban sale of carrier-locked phones from December 2021

The UK’s communications regulator Ofcom is banning phone carriers from selling locked handsets starting in December 2021 to make it easier for people to switch providers, the watchdog has announced.

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Bodybuilder who wore secret earpiece and sent lookalike to do theory test jailed

A former bodybuilding champion who tried to cheat his driving test by sending in a lookalike and using a secret Bluetooth earpiece, has been jailed. Staff at two different test

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Morning Report: Daniel Cormier reacts to Dana White suggesting Khabib Nurmagomedov may fight again

Last month at UFC 254. lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov successfully defended his title against Justin Gaethje and then announced his retirement from the sport, citing the death of his father,

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New review offers evidence-based advice for addressing cannabis use and cannabis use disorder

A new review provides practical advice for physicians on how to care for patients using cannabis and those with cannabis use disorder. The review offers evidence-based answers to frequently asked

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Ant Group forced to suspend biggest share offering in history

Jack Ma-founded fintech giant pulls IPO two days before listing after executives were summoned to meet regulators The stock market flotation of Ant Group, planned to be the biggest share

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TCL’s new phone has ultra-fast 5G for $399, but that’s not enough

The TCL 10 5G UW is the latest 5G phone exclusive to Verizon’s network today, and it’s the most affordable 5G-ready phone yet — for the moment, at least. It

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