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Raye and Polydor split after claims record label wouldn't release debut album

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:38
The 23-year-old singer says she and Polydor have "different goals artistically".
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Olympic athletes, baseball players, soccer stars: Why we're still seeing Covid cases among top athletes

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:35
The sports world, just days ahead of one of its premier global events, has been dealing with a significant and concerning number of Covid-19 cases.
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Eid al-Adha prayers continue as rockets fired in Afghanistan

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:32
Some of the worshippers appeared frightened and unsure what to do when they heard multiple explosions.
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5 things to know for July 20: Covid-19, cyberattacks, infrastructure, Haiti, Surfside

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:22
The Bootleg Fire in Oregon has burned more than 360,000 acres and is so big that it's creating its own weather.
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Women's state pension: Compensation closer for Waspi campaigners

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:12
The government was too slow to tell women they would be directly affected by the rising state pension age.
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Ethiopia's Tigray forces enter neighboring Afar region, Afar says

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:08
Forces from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region have mounted attacks in neighboring Afar region, a spokesman for Afar said on Monday, marking an expansion of an eight-month-old conflict into a previously untouched area.
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Man stuck in M4 jam plays football on carriageway

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 10:48
There was a three-hour tailback on the M4 in Wiltshire after a lorry caught fire.
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WNBA players Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams won't play for Nigeria at Olympics after appeal rejected

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 10:41
Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks and Elizabeth Williams of the Atlanta Dream won't be able to play for Nigeria in the Tokyo Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) denied their appeal.
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World's best airlines for 2021, ranked by

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 10:33
It's been a strange year for the aviation industry, with many airlines grounding aircraft for significant chunks of 2020.
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Deadly fires in North America and European flooding push limits of scientists' climate projections

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:43
Until recently, climate change had been talked about as a future threat. Its frontlines were portrayed as remote places like the Arctic, where polar bears are running out of sea ice to hunt from. Sea level rise and extreme drought was a problem for the developing world.
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Most romantic relationships start as friendships, study finds

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:39
Contrary to the popular perception that love typically sparks from passion, a new study finds two-thirds of romantic relationships begin as long-term friendships.
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From not speaking the language to competing for the national team at Tokyo 2020, Belgian runner Isaac Kimeli is aiming for gold

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:36
Kenya's golden grasslands and lush cornfields are a far cry from the rolling hills and green forests that run across Beersel in Belgium, a province just outside Brussels, where budding Olympian Isaac Kimeli has been training for his first Games.
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6 ways to develop endurance and achieve your goals

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:35
When US Olympic weightlifting team member Harrison Maurus shows his strengths at this year's Games, the pandemic will have robbed him of getting to hear his mother cheer "good lifting," a distinct voice among what would typically be hundreds to thousands in the crowd.
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UK to bake in 33C amid extreme heat warning

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:31
Parts of Wales and southern and central England could be hotter than Tenerife and Marbella later.
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Bitcoin falls below $30,000 as Delta variant fears spread globally

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:24
Bitcoin fell below $30,000 again as investors worldwide fret about the Delta variant and what it means for the next stage of the coronavirus pandemic.
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The Surfside community mourns those lost in the collapse as search crews near the bottom of the debris

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:13
Search crews have been nearing the bottom of a pile of rubble left behind after a Surfside condo building collapsed nearly a month ago, according to officials. And as more families get answers, the community is grieving those lost.
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Premier League footballer held over child sex allegations

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:11
The Premier League player has since been bailed and suspended by his club while inquiries continue.
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The Bootleg Fire in Oregon is so large, it's creating its own weather

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 08:46
As hot, dry weather conditions continue to fuel wildfires across much of the United States, the Bootleg Fire in Oregon has become so intense that it is creating its own weather.
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Norway handball team fined 1,500 euros for 'improper clothing'

BBC - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 08:46
Norway are fined 1,500 euros (£1,295) for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms at the European Beach Handball Championships.
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Vaccinations offer America hope of curbing the pandemic, but rates aren't where they need to be. Now is the time to be cautious, Dr. Vivek Murthy says.

CNN - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 08:35
Although vaccinations have offered many in the US hope of curbing the Covid-19 pandemic, officials are struggling to get rates where they need to be. And having been tricked by the virus before, the US Surgeon General says now is the time to be cautious.
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