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Luka Modric still at very top and World Cup has enhanced his legacy

It began in Basel, an era ago, with a Lionel Messi goal. Only Luka Modric will know whether it wound down, in this monstrous and dystopian supplement to Doha, with

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‘All of us’: Big US genetics study is already helping participants

More than 155,000 people who have taken part in a massive genetic study orchestrated by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) have already gotten something in return—personalized DNA results

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Mercedes-Benz Vans plans first electric-only plant in Jawor

Mercedes-Benz (MBGn.DE) Vans will invest more than 1 billion euros ($1.05 billion) to build its first electric-only vans plant in Jawor, Poland, pending approval of conditions such as the sign-off

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The Nvidia RTX 4080 is Newegg’s best-selling GPU, but the card doesn’t make Amazon’s top 20

We’ve seen plenty of reports about weak RTX 4080 sales, but is Nvidia’s expensive Lovelace product really that unpopular? Not according to Newegg, whose list of top-selling graphics cards is

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Builder explains what causes damp and how to fix it – with key signs to watch out for

When temperatures start to plunge and we turn our heating on during the winter, many properties start to experience damp and condensation. If the problem isn’t fixed, it can lead

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Nick Kyrgios feels ‘no respect’ after retired Barty wins Newcombe medal

Ash Barty’s fifth Newcombe medal as Australia’s top tennis player has been viewed dimly by compatriot Nick Kyrgios, who teed off at the award on social media. Former world No

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People with cluster headaches may have a significantly increased risk of other illnesses

People with cluster headaches may be more than three times more likely to have other medical conditions such as heart disease, mental disorders and other neurologic diseases Cluster headaches are

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Rivian pauses JV plans with Mercedes-Benz to make electric vans in Europe

Rivian Automotive Inc (RIVN.O) said on Monday it is pausing its joint venture with Mercedes-Benz Vans, just three months after the companies entered a partnership to make electric vans in

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A ransomware gang used credentials from the Lapsus leak to sign malware

When attackers leak large amounts of data from big companies like Gigabyte or Nvidia, the effects can emerge over a long period and in unexpected ways. A ransomware gang’s recently-discovered

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M&S shoppers fume at ‘disgraceful’ advent calendar that promised free gin globes

If you’re a regular shopper at Marks and Spencer (M&S), then you’ll probably have heard of the high street giant’s current 12 Days of Sparks promotion, which is offering free

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