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Woman discovers her dad isn’t her biological father after doing random DNA test

A woman on TikTok has revealed how she discovered the jaw-dropping news that the man who had raised her from being a baby – her dad – was not her

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Zidansek and Pavlyuchenkova reach French Open semis after epic battles

Never before in the open era history of women’s tennis, an unpredictable sport even in regular times, had six of the final eight players at a major all been first-time

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Study: Exercise probably best treatment for depression in coronary heart disease

A study by RCSI indicates that exercise is probably the most effective short-term treatment for depression in people with coronary heart disease, when compared to antidepressants and psychotherapy or more

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Behold the new entry-level Ford vehicle – it’s a truck

Ford Motor Co on Thursday confirmed it will introduce a compact pickup truck called Maverick next week, augmenting its entry-level vehicle offerings more than three years after it said it

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Bitcoin becomes an official currency in El Salvador alongside the US dollar

Critics have questioned whether or not Bitcoin is suitable for use as a common currency due to its wild fluctuations in price. Case in point, Bitcoin is up nearly 14

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Daughter donates 80,000 ‘child maintenance’ pennies dumped outside home by dad

A teenager has turned a negative situation around – after her dad gave his final child support payment of $800 (€570) in pennies. Avery Sanford and her mum were gobsmacked

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‘A deep thinker’: Robert Page, the accidental manager of Wales at Euro 2020

Robert Page has not savoured the array of trophies Ryan Giggs did across a glittering playing career but there is no doubting his pride at leading his country at a

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Youth vaping rates decline, but 1 in 5 U.S. teens still uses E-cigs

Although the number of teens who use e-cigarettes has dropped significantly, new research suggests that vaping rates are still too high. “This study underscores that flavored e-cigarettes, especially JUUL, have

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Twitter begins rolling out subscription product to undo tweets, customize app

Details of the feature were first uncovered last month by software engineer Jane Manchun Wong, who is well-known in the tech industry for reverse engineering apps and discovering new features

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Samsung to start producing foldable OLED panels for third-party phone makers in October

Samsung is one of the most prominent entities in the foldable phone market. The company has already released three models, but it seems it will further expand its influence in

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