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Former MP ‘shouted I’m a naughty Tory after sexually assaulting woman’

Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke chased a woman around his kitchen and chanted ‘I’m a naughty Tory’ after sexually assaulting her, a court has heard. The woman was said to

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Chelsea beat Palace in thriller

Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 3-2 in a thriller at Selhurst Park as Christian Pulisic scored once again for the Blues as they momentarily moved up to third in the Premier

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South Africa begins second phase of reopening of schools

Thousands of South African students are returning to school Monday after nearly four months when their classes were closed to combat the spread of the new coronavirus. Students in grades

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Global stocks rally, yuan surges as investors bet on China revival

Global stock markets rallied and China’s yuan posted its biggest gain since December on Monday as investors bet the Chinese economy would boost global growth even as surging coronavirus cases

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Fortnite to host We The People program focused on conversations about race in America

Fortnite’s Party Royale will air an in-game showing of We The People on Saturday, part of a series of conversations around race in America, the company announced Friday. The program,

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Bodies of murdered sisters were found dumped in a hedge by friends

The bodies of two murdered sisters were found dumped in a London hedge by worried friends, the Old Bailey heard today. Danyal Hussein, 18, is charged with the ‘unprovoked and

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Lampard: ‘We should have killed the game off’ at Palace; praises Pulisic, Willian

Frank Lampard’s Chelsea continues to put the pressure on its top four combatants. The Blues won again on Tuesday, an uneven but potent performance that produced a 3-2 win over

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Post-operative functional neurological symptom disorder after anesthesia

All patients are vulnerable during the immediate post-anesthetic recovery period. The occurrence of functional neurological symptom disorder (FNSD) is a rare manifestation during this period. FNSD includes neurological symptoms that

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U.S. trade groups urge China to increase purchases of U.S. goods, services

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and over 40 trade associations on Monday urged top American and Chinese officials to redouble efforts to implement a Phase 1 trade agreement signed by

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MrBeast ends Finger on the App competition by telling players to stop after 70 hours

After watching contestants keep their fingers attached to a phone screen for more than 70 hours, YouTube creator Jimmy “MrBeast” Donaldson called an early end to a massive competition originally

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