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Charlie Gard, 'beautiful little boy' at heart of dispute, dies

LONDON (Reuters) – Charlie Gard, a British baby who became the subject of a bitter dispute between his parents and doctors over whether he should be taken to the United States for experimental treatment, has died, local media said on Friday. The 11-month-old baby suffered from an extremely rare genetic condition causing progressive brain damage and muscle weakness, and his ...

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CCTV issued over separate attacks on a Birmingham teenager

Images of two men thought to have vital information in connection with two separate sexual assaults on a teenage girl have been released. The 14-year-old was raped at Witton station in Birmingham between 20:00 BST on Tuesday and 02:00 BST on Wednesday. She was raped a second time when flagging down a vehicle after leaving the station at around 02:00 ...

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Two months after skipping workouts, Odell Beckham Jr. says he should be the NFL's highest-paid player

Seth Wenig/AP The New York Giants reported for training camp less than two days ago, and star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has already caused a stir around the league. In a video posted by Uninterrupted, Beckham outlined one of his main career goals, and it didn’t have anything to do with bringing the Lombardi Trophy back to MetLife Stadium. ...

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Here's what to make of Amazon's potential connected health play (AMZN)

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Amazon has a secret team called 1492 is exploring opportunities for the company in digital health, according to CNBC. While there’s no evidence that the team is currently exploring connected health devices, it’s possible it could eventually do so. This is ...

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Taco Bell just debuted its brilliant new Lyft feature called 'Taco Mode' — here's what it's like

Doritos Locos tacos will be given free to customers who opt for drive-thru.Taco BellTaco Bell wants to feed your late-night cravings. The fast-food chain has teamed up with Lyft to offer a new service that enables passengers to request a stop at a Taco Bell drive-thru with just the push of a button. The service, which has been coined “Taco Mode,” ...

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Elon Musk is about to accomplish a goal that was over 10 years in the making (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk planned on releasing the Model 3 back in 2006.Pascal Le Segretain/GettyTesla is holding a shin-ding late Friday to commemorate the start of Model 3 deliveries — and it marks a huge milestone in Tesla’s history as a company. In 2006, Elon Musk typed up his very first “Master Plan” for an electric automaker that had yet to ...

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Giants coach Ben McAdoo reportedly tried to motivate veteran players with a bizarre story about an old lion that had lots of sex

Seth Wenig/AP Coaches in professional sports are constantly looking for sources of motivation for their team. New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo may have found one of the most unique sources yet at the start of training camp, according to Steve Serby of the New York Post. McAdoo told his veteran players the story of Frasier the lion, a former ...

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Tesla is about to deliver its first Model 3 — here's how it's different from the Chevy Bolt (GM, TSLA)

The sensible Bolt.Hollis Johnson The Tesla Model 3 and the Chevy Bolt are both long-range, all-electric cars for the people — each is about $35,000 to $37,000 before tax credits — but they embody very different design philosophies. The Model 3, which launches Friday, is the handiwork of Tesla’s chief designer, Franz von Holzhausen. When it was unveiled in March ...

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Frank Ocean, Tame Impala and more — here's who to see perform at the New York latest big summer music festival

A view of the stage during the Run The Jewels set at the 2016 Panorama NYC Festival – Day 3 at Randall’s Island on July 24, 2016 in New York City.Theo Wargo/Getty ImagesThis weekend marks the second year of Panorama Festival, New York’s newest three-day music festival put together by Goldenvoice, the big name promoters behind Coachella. The first year of ...

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Plastic wrapping is the fruit of all evil – it spoils our food, the environment and my mood

After accompanying me for a 45-minute cruise around the supermarket aisles last weekend, my husband has very oddly decided that he doesn’t want to repeat the process ever again. “Life’s too short” apparently. I mentioned that his certainly will be if he starves to death owing to a shopping boycott, but it didn’t weaken his resolve. Shopping with me is ...

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