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The world's most premature baby has celebrated his first birthday after beating 0% odds of surviving
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A baby born weighing less than a pound has beaten the odds and celebrated his first birthday, becoming the most premature baby to survive, according to Guinness World Records.

FBI opens investigation into IRS tax data leak
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The Federal Bureau of Investigation has opened an inquiry into the leak of personal income and tax data of some of the wealthiest Americans.

Thief steals items from San Francisco Walgreens with security filming in plain sight
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Even being filmed by multiple people, including security, the thief wasn't discouraged. The man got away with a garbage bag full of items on a Lyft bike that he rode down the aisle and out the front door.

Amazon burns through workers so quickly that executives are worried they'll run out of people to employ, according to a new report
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Amazon's hourly staffers quit so frequently that executives are worried the company will run out of hirable workers, The New York Times reported.

French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China
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One of the companies said there had been a buildup of gases at the heart of a reactor. They say the plant is still safe.

Swiss voters reject key climate change measures
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In a shock result, voters narrowly reject a tax on flights and a fuel levy among other policies.

Hackers breach Electronic Arts, stealing game source code and tools
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Hackers have broken into the systems of Electronic Arts, one of the world's biggest video game publishers, and stolen source code used in company games, a spokesperson confirmed to CNN Business on Thursday.

As opioid epidemic raged, drug company executives made fun of West Virginians
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At the height of West Virginia’s opioid epidemic, executives at AmerisourceBergen exchanged emails making light of the crisis.

If You Sell a House These Days, the Buyer Might Be a Pension Fund
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Yield-chasing investors are snapping up single-family homes, competing with ordinary Americans and driving up prices.

Kevin Clark, drummer in ‘School of Rock,’ hit and killed by driver while biking in Avondale
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Clark had just started a new band that performed live for the first time over the past weekend on the North Shore.

Who is Roman Protasevich? Belarus dissident journalist in profile
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The young blogger, now held in Belarus, could face a long jail term for his opposition activism.

EU leaders agree on Belarus sanctions after plane diversion
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The European Union agreed Monday to impose sanctions on Belarus, including banning its airlines from using the airspace and airports of the 27-nation bloc, amid fury over the forced diversion of a passenger jet to arrest an opposition journalist.

Tesla is found guilty of throttling charging speed, asked to pay $16,000 to thousands of owners
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In court in Norway, Tesla was found guilty of throttling charging speed and battery capacity through a software update. Unless it appeals, Tesla is going to have to pay $16,000 to each of the thousands of owners affected in the country. The fine could be even more significant as other similar legal efforts are on […]

Tens of thousands attend largest pro-Palestine march in British history
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Organisers say the demonstration in London was attended by 180,000 people, as Gaza ceasefire holds for second day

Migrants reach Spain's Ceuta enclave in record numbers
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At least 6,000 people arrive in Ceuta from Morocco, many swimming in using rubber rings and rafts.

Israeli airstrike levels Gaza tower housing AP, Al Jazeera & other international media (VIDEO)
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Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have destroyed a building where offices of international media outlets, including Associated Press and Al Jazeera, were located. People were given a one hour warning before the missile attack.

NFTify | Create your own NFT store with no code knowledge
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NFTify create your own NFT store without any coding knowledge ! Cryptocurrency is gradually beginning to influence many aspects of our lives. The recent wave...

Canada Will Require Using A Vaccine Passport For Entry
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Our neighbor to the north is preparing to jump on the vaccine-passport bandwagaon, joining a slew of countries that require digital health certification.

CR Engineers Show a Tesla Will Drive With No One in the Driver's Seat
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Amid speculation about the cause of a fatal crash in Texas, Consumer Reports put Tesla Autopilot to the test on our track without a driver behind the wheel. Our testing shows a Tesla will drive with no one in the driver's seat.