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Hamstring injury likely to keep Xavier Rhodes out for Bills

The Bills signed cornerback Xavier Rhodes to their practice squad this week with designs on having him reinforce an injury-riddled secondary, but it doesn’t look like that is going to

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How do tired animals stay awake?

New research provides clues to falling fast asleep—or lying wide awake. Studying fruit flies, the researchers found that brain neurons adapt to help the flies stay awake despite tiredness in

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Dollar climbs as U.S. jobs report is stronger than expected

The U.S. dollar strengthened against major currencies on Friday after U.S. data showing employers hired more workers than expected in September, suggesting the Federal Reserve will likely stick to its

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The Pixel 4 and 4 XL’s last guaranteed software update has arrived

Google has released this month’s Pixel security patch, and as Android Police points out, it’s the last one that the Pixel 4 and 4 XL are scheduled to receive. By

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Amateur detective ‘convinced’ he’s found Moors Murder victim – but police find nothing

The amateur detective who prompted a fresh search for the final Moors Murders victim, Keith Bennett, says he is ‘convinced’ he found the boy’s remains – despite police finding nothing.

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Bill Belichick on Mac Jones: I’m not going to pretend like I know exactly what’s going to happen

While it seems unlikely, the Patriots are still leaving open the possibility that quarterback Mac Jones could play in Sunday’s game against the Packers. In his Friday press conference, head

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Study shows lack of follow-up care for youth, young adults after mental health hospitalization or ER visit

In a study of more than 100,000 emergency room visits and 95,000 mental health hospitalizations of youth and young adults with private insurance, less than half who visited the emergency

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PepsiCo to make Cheetos and Lay’s chips using Dutch green electricity

PepsiCo(PEP.O) on Friday announced plans to phase out use of natural gas at a factory in the Netherlands and adopt a system based on renewable electricity to make its deep

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How to turn your Mac desktop folder icons into emoji

Why have boring blue folder icons on your desktop when you can turn them into cats? Well, cat emoji at least. As CNET first pointed out, it turns out you

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Devastated teenager forced to pay £200 to council after they picked up her missing dog

A heartbroken teenager whose dog went missing has been forced to pay the council more than £200 to get him back. Darcy Jones, 17, from Stockport, Greater Manchester, was devastated

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