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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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University expels fraternity after student’s alcohol-related hazing death

Bowling Green State University in Ohio said the Pi Kappa Alpha chapter would never again be recognized on campus. A university in Ohio on Friday expelled a fraternity where a

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Pep Guardiola heaps praise on Erling Haaland and hints at City interest

Pep Guardiola has praised Erling Haaland with Manchester City’s manager saying it does not take an expert to appreciate how impressive the Borussia Dortmund striker is. City host Dortmund in

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Mutant KRAS and p53 cooperate to drive pancreatic cancer metastasis

Researchers at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have discovered that mutant KRAS and p53, the most frequently mutated genes in pancreatic cancer, interact through the CREB1 protein

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Oil rises as OPEC+ decides on production policy

Oil prices surged up 3% on Thursday after news that OPEC+ reached a deal to gradually ease production cuts from May. Brent crude rose $1.94, or 3.1%, to $64.68 a

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Best Buy’s new Beta program promises concierge tech support for $200 a year

Best Buy is piloting a new paid membership service that would provide exclusive perks, including concierge-style tech support and exclusive pricing. The subscription service, which will cost $200 a year

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Wounded officer at Tennessee school not shot by student’s gun

A 17-year-old student was killed after a struggle over his gun. A Knoxville police officer wounded in a shooting at a high school where a student was killed this week

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Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action

The calm before the stormThe Women’s Super League now takes a two-week international break, during which England play friendlies against France and Canada, followed by the FA Cup fourth round.

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Reese’s wants to give you a peanut butter glow up

Reese’s is launching its own makeup line — and no, it’s not edible. The candy brand is teaming up with makeup company HipDot for a limited-edition collection that includes a

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United Airlines to initially hire 300 new pilots as travel demand rebounds

United, which has more than 12,000 pilots, will hire pilots who either had a new hire class date that was canceled or a 2020 conditional job offer. Congress in March

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