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Cleveland says it wants to re-sign Tristan Thompson this offseason

When the Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Andre Drummond last season, making the 26-year-old the team’s starting center, the writing seemed to be on the wall for Tristan Thompson. Now Thompson

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The best flavoured beers for people who don’t like the taste of beer

On National Beer Day and beyond, few things top the simple joy of cracking open a cold beer on a hot day. Unless you don’t really like beer. I am

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Honeywell launches new business unit to capture drone market

Honeywell International Inc, a major supplier of aerospace products, said Monday it launched an unmanned aerial systems business to bet on the autonomous aviation space – drones, air taxis, and

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Did Amazon UK accidentally list a 2TB PlayStation 5 for £600?

Sony has been teasing the public with its lack of information on the upcoming PlayStation 5. Other than the specs, and a few morsels disclosed by third-parties working with dev

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Surprising Percentage of People Feel Happier After Spontaneous Decisions

The average American makes 6,709 spontaneous decisions every year, according to new research. A brand new survey of 2,000 American respondents found, when including decisions such as getting coffee, trying

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Dwight Howard: ‘Basketball isn’t needed at this moment’

Dwight Howard has all the basketball reasons in the world to want to jump on a plane and head to Orlando to be part of the NBA’s restart of the

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I gained 8 stone after my husband and best friend died

As I gorged on my third mini Mars bar from my kitchen’s treats cupboard, my daughter Melissa cried. ‘Mum, you’re diabetic,’ she pleaded as she watched me down the chocolate

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Wall Street closes higher as Fed soothes recovery worries

Wall Street closed higher on Monday following an announcement by the U.S. Federal Reserve regarding its corporate bond purchasing program that boosted investor confidence, which had been wavering amid a

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Elon Musk says Tesla’s all-electric Semi is ready to enter volume production

The Tesla Semi has a quoted range of 300 or 500 miles depending on the configuration and starts at $150,000 and $180,000, respectively. Major companies including Walmart, UPS, FedEx and

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Drones Will Drop Library Books So Kids in Virginia Can Keep Reading, Thanks to Librarian’s Bright Idea

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed schools and public libraries across the United States, but a librarian in Virginia has thought of a creative way to keep kids reading, free of

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