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Euro 2024: Germany beats Turkey to host tournament

Germany has beaten Turkey to host Euro 2024 after a vote by UEFA’s executive committee on Thursday, the BBC reports. The two countries made final bid presentations before voting took place in Nyon, Switzerland. The decision means Germany...
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Satellite uses giant net to practice capturing space junk

A British satellite, designed to test out ways to clean up debris in space, just successfully ensnared a simulated piece of junk in orbit using a big net, The Verge reports. On Sunday, September 16th, the vehicle, known as the RemoveDEBRIS...
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Bill Cosby sentenced to state prison for sexual assault

Comedian Bill Cosby has been sentenced to three to 10 years in state prison for sexual assault, the BBC reports. Cosby, 81, has also been categorised as a sexually violent predator, meaning he must undergo counselling for life and be listed...
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Rising European life expectancy undermined by obesity: WHO

Life expectancy in Europe continues to increase but obesity and the growing proportion of people who are overweight risks reversing this trend, the World Health Organization warned. In its European Health Report, covering 53 countries in a...
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Macedonia up two spots in latest FIFA ranking

Macedonia’s national football team has advanced two spots in the latest FIFA ranking released on Thursday. With 1,344 points, the national team is ranked 68th. Of Macedonia’s rivals in the League of Nations group, Armenia has the...
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Emmy awards winners 2018 – Game Of Thrones, Claire Foy and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel go home victorious

Game Of Thrones had a triumphant Emmys night, scooping nine awards as the final series approaches. The 60th Emmy Awards took place in Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater on Monday night and saw the cream of the TV crop descend on Tinsel Town, all...
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Federer: Rivalry with Djokovic was overshadowed by the one with Nadal

Roger Federer offered an interesting view on his rivalry with Novak Djokovic. The Swiss player has faced the Serb 46 times in career, eight more times than his match-ups against Rafael Nadal. ‘It was always overshadowed by the rivalry...
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Does your child struggle at school? Feed them omega-3 and 6

Children struggling at school could benefit from taking omega fatty acids to help them learn and focus, new research suggests, Daily Mail reads. Omegas, found most commonly in oily fish, are important for brain health and must be obtained from...
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Michael Dameski gives his all in World of Dance Finale, finishes second (video)

Michael Dameski finished second on NBC‘s “World of Dance” Season 2 World Final, which aired Wednesday night. The Lab walked away with the victory and the $1 million prize. In the first round Dameski performed a powerful dance to Ed...
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The ‘man in the moon’ illusion is caused by lunar swirls, new study finds

When you look up at a bright full moon on a clear night, you may wonder at the appearance of a human face on the moon’s surface. This illusion is often referred to as the ‘man in the moon’ and is defined by the light and dark parts of...