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AT&T, Verizon CEOs reject FAA request to delay 5G expansions scheduled to start January 5th

In an ongoing battle pitting the FAA and airlines against the FCC, Verizon, and AT&T over their planned launch of mid-band 5G service, the mobile carriers are declining a request

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New Apple AirPods are down to lowest price ever in Amazon January sale

With the January sales in full swing, now is a great time to save money on popular products that would normally set you back a pretty penny. This includes the

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Wilson or Carroll? The crucial choice facing Seattle after a disastrous 2021

After a period of unprecedented, sustained success, the Seahawks have bottomed out. Now, they’re at a crossroads. Defeat to the Bears last Sunday dropped the Seahawks to 5-11 on the

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New Zealand aims for zero smokers in a generation. Could the plan work elsewhere?

Nearly all countries agree: Smoking is bad, and getting people to kick the habit is a worthy public health goal. But no country has ever attempted what New Zealand is

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Nord Stream 2 go-ahead could come in mid-2022

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is to transport Russian gas to Germany, could get approved in the middle of the year, the CEO of one of the project’s financial

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Microsoft issues a fix for Exchange Y2K22 bug that shut down company emails

If you woke up on January 1st, 2022, and found that your work email’s inbox was unusually empty, you aren’t alone. Microsoft rang in the New Year with a bug

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Hairdresser shares most annoying thing customers ask including ‘quick’ cuts

A hairdresser has revealed the most annoying things she is asked by customers – and said she finds it infuriating when they come in and ask for a ‘quick’ cut.

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Paulo Sousa leaves Poland job to take over as Flamengo manager

The Portuguese coach Paulo Sousa signed a deal to manage the Rio de Janeiro club Flamengo late on Wednesday, shortly after the Polish Football Association terminated his employment as national

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Researchers explore impact of inadequate gestational weight gain

Inadequate gestational weight gain (GWG) is associated with an increased risk for adverse infant outcomes, even among women with obesity, according to a study published online Dec. 30 in JAMA

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Japan’s factory activity growth softens in December -PMI

Japan’s manufacturing activity grew for an 11th straight month in December, but at a slower pace than in the prior month as output and new order growth softened while cost

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