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State trooper killed during standoff with barricaded suspect in Iowa

A state trooper was fatally shot during a standoff between law enforcement and a barricaded suspect in an Iowa home Friday night, authorities said. Iowa Department of Public Safety Commissioner

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Dortmund deep in the doldrums as meeting with Manchester City looms

As the full-time whistle sounded, Eintracht Frankfurt’s coaching staff embraced but tried to hold something back, conscious that their season’s work was not yet complete. Such is the hole that

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The impact of chemotherapy on immune cells in the tumor microenvironment

Research from Queen Mary University of London has revealed novel insights into the effects of chemotherapy on the tumour microenvironment (TME). The study, published today in Cancer Immunology Research, a

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Athene to take over $2.8 billion in J.C. Penney pension obligations

J.C. Penney Co Inc said on Thursday it has agreed to transfer its pension obligations to annuities provider Athene Holding Ltd, ensuring that the U.S. department store chain’s retired employees

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‘Hey Spotify’ is another hands-free way to control your music, rolling out now

If you want to pull up your favorite Spotify track or playlist without pressing buttons, there is no shortage of voice assistants to help you get those jams, including Alexa,

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One dead, five hurt in Texas freeway shooting

The victims included two bystanders, Fort Worth police said. One person was killed and five others were injured after an overnight shootout on a Texas freeway, officials said. Dominick Dijuan

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic poised to sign one-year extension with Milan

Milan are confident of reaching an agreement with Zlatan Ibrahimovic to extend the striker’s stay at at the club for one more season at least. Ibrahimovic’s deal expires on 30

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Immune-stimulating drug before surgery shows promise in early-stage pancreatic cancer

Giving early-stage pancreatic cancer patients a CD40 immune-stimulating drug helped jumpstart a T cell attack to the notoriously stubborn tumor microenvironment before surgery and other treatments, according to a new

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U.S. Supreme Court backs Facebook in case about unwanted texting

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for businesses to pester consumers with phone calls or text messages by tossing out a lawsuit accusing Facebook Inc of violating

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The French army is testing Boston Dynamics’ robot dog Spot in combat scenarios

Spot, the quadruped robot built by US firm Boston Dynamics, has appeared alongside soldiers during military exercises carried out by the French army. The robot was apparently being used for

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