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History beckons as Matildas prepare to face familiar foes at Tokyo Olympics

It was as if the script had already been written; the characters, the setting, the rising and falling action already mapped out. In April, as the Matildas’ group-stage games for

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Guideline for managing young infants with fever announced

In a new clinical practice guideline issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics and published online July 19 in Pediatrics, key action statements are presented for the management of well-appearing

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Robinhood IPO faces threat of retail snub on Reddit

Online brokerage Robinhood Markets Inc, which helped enable the “meme stock” frenzy earlier this year and later attracted flak for its handling of the trading mania, is facing pushback on

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Candace Parker becomes first woman to feature on NBA 2K cover

Candace Parker has become the first WNBA player to appear on the cover of an NBA 2K game. The Chicago Sky forward, a six-time WNBA All-Star, two-time WNBA MVP, and

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Woman’s cheeky appeal on Tinder reunites her with stranger she fancied from work commute

In the sort of romantic scenario you think only exists on Netflix, one woman has shared the sweet story of how she met her boyfriend – after the pair previously

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Panorama’s shocking tale raises urgent questions for racing

In a 24-race career for Nicky Henderson between May 2014 and April 2019, Vyta Du Roc won seven races including the Grade Two Reynoldstown Chase at Ascot, two Grade Twos

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Coffee won’t upset your heartbeat, and might even calm it

For decades, doctors have warned folks suffering from heart rhythm problems to avoid coffee, out of concern that a caffeine jolt might prompt a herky-jerky heartbeat. But a large new

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Bezos, Branson and Musk: Who is winning the space tourism race?

Three billionaire entrepreneurs – Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson – are each vying to usher in a new era of private commercial space travel. Here is how their

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Microsoft’s new 3D emoji include Clippy coming back to life in Office

Microsoft is bringing its infamous Clippy character back to life as an emoji in Office. After a successful campaign to get some Twitter and Instagram likes, Clippy will now replace

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Professor unearths proof that Mozart and Moby Dick author Herman Melville loved maths

Granted, Moby-Dick is a pretty weird (but wonderful) book, but we bet you didn’t know that it’s filled with mathematical metaphors – no, it’s not just about a whale. That’s

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