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LATAM Airlines adds $1.3 billion to bankruptcy financing proposal, Brazil unit seeks protection

LATAM Airlines, the largest airline group in Latin America, said Thursday it had secured an additional $1.3 billion for its financing proposal before a New York bankruptcy court, while adding

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Apple promises to support Thunderbolt on its new ARM Macs

Apple is moving away from Intel’s chipsets in favor of its new, custom-designed ARM chips — but the company is promising that it’ll still support Intel’s Thunderbolt USB-C connectivity standard

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Attention-seeking cat won’t stop lying in road with eyes closed faking his death

A cat owner has been forced to post notes to her neighbours reassuring them they haven’t killed her cat due to the moggy’s continuous attention-seeking pranks. Lolly the cat likes

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Premier League targets September 12 for new season, with fans present

As the NFL prepares for a season that likely will commence with no fans present for games on September 10, the Premier League reportedly is targeting September 12 launch for

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Neonatal exposure to antigens of commensal bacteria promotes broader immune repertoire

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have added fresh evidence that early exposure to vaccine-, bacterial- or microbiota-derived antigens has a dramatic effect on the diversity of antibodies an adult

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Harley-Davidson to cut hundreds of jobs as part of turnaround strategy

Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) on Thursday said it will lay off 500 employees this year as part of new Chief Executive Jochen Zeitz’s efforts to revive the struggling motorcycle maker. As

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Quibi reportedly lost 90 percent of early users after their free trials expired

Streaming service Quibi only managed to convert a little under 10 percent of its early wave of users into paying subscribers, says mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower. According to the

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Couple forced to return garden to former wasteland after spending £22K on it

A couple who spent an astonishing amount of money renovating their garden have been forced to turn it back into the wasteland that it once was. Adam and Barbara Keatinge

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SEC athletic directors meeting Monday to discuss fall sports scheduling

The 14 athletic directors from the Southeastern Conference are scheduled to meet in-person on Monday at conference headquarters in Birmingham, Ala. to discuss the fall sports calendar, according to Pat

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Money can buy happiness: New study on income and happiness finds growing divide

Money can’t buy happiness, the saying goes, but it seems to be more closely connected than before. A new study at San Diego State University found a correlation between happiness

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