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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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‘Disaster’ U.S. earnings loom, but investors try and look beyond

U.S. companies are preparing to open their books on a quarter that is set to show the biggest earnings fall since the financial crisis, leaving investors looking for light at

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Hong Kong was a ‘safe harbor’ for tech companies shut out of China. Not anymore

For decades, Silicon Valley giants shut out of China by the country’s massive censorship apparatus have continued to operate in Hong Kong thanks to the city’s unique political status that

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Street dog who lost her nose after being hit by train finds a loving rescue home

A street dog who lost her nose when she was hit by a train has finally found a loving home after being rescued by an animal welfare charity. Moaca, an

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