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UK faces ‘brain drain of educated British citizens’ as EU migration rises 30% after Brexit, study shows

Brexit has sparked a wave of migration out of Britain to Europe similar to those caused by a serious economic or political crisis, according to a new study. Migrations to EU countries have risen 30 per cent since the Brexit referendum, according to a joint research project between the Oxford-in-Berlin partnership and the WZB Social […]

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Nerves get to Pearson early but Blue Jays rookie shows flashes of Great Nate at Fenway

The nerves that seemed to accompany him to the Fenway Park mound aside, Nate Pearson has shown all the signs of being ready, willing and more than able to get major league hitters out. If you watched the Blue Jays’ heat-throwing right-hander during spring training and again during abbreviated summer camp, it had become clear […]

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Shocking video shows hundreds of perfectly good Jump e-bikes being scrapped in US

Lorryloads of Uber’s distinctive red Jump electric bikes are being scrapped following the subsidiary’s sale to rival Lime. Videos posted on social media showed mountains of junked e-bikes and scooters in the US being scooped up by grabbers and dumped in containers for “recycling”. Earlier this month, Uber announced a £136 million ($170 million) deal […]

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U2’s Bono lobbied government on housing, database shows

U2 frontman Bono lobbied the government in recent weeks to establish a “broad-based, special housing policy task force,” according to public records filed on Friday. Under his given name, Paul Hewson, an entry was created in the State’s lobbying database for the period covering January 1st to April 30th this year. It shows he had […]

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U.S. Army shows interest in modern Finnish turreted mortar system – Defence Blog

Finnish aerospace and defense Patria Group has confirmed that the U.S. Army is showing interest in its modern turreted 120 mm mortar weapon system. As noted by the company, U.S. Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Patria to determine feasibility of incorporating a turreted, breech-loaded […]

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Most California coronavirus patients are aged 18-64, new data shows

California officials on Tuesday released age breakdowns of the coronavirus cases so far as the spread of the disease continued. The data showed 91 cases of people 18-64 and 60 cases of people 65 and over. There were only two cases of people younger than 18. There is growing alarm about the toll coronavirus is […]

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UK snow forecast: Long-range chart shows Britain BOMBARDED by snow | Weather | News

The UK has been rocked by a series of storms in recent weeks, with Ciara, Dennis and Jorge, triggering widespread disruption across the country. February went down as the wettest on record and the fifth wettest Winter with severe flooding in parts of Yorkshire, Wales and the Midlands. But, according to the latest long-range weather […]

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Hypnosis eases pain, anxiety, Montreal Children’s Hospital pilot project shows

Maryanne Fortin sat next to her patient, nine-year-old Koraly Lefrançois, who had already closed her eyes. The hypnosis was about to begin. “Let the calmness grow inside you,” Fortin suggested, speaking in a monotone. “Let go of all your other feelings.” Koraly, who is in remission from a rare type of Hodgkin lymphoma, soon drifted […]

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Bodycam footage shows South Carolina deputy under attack shooting suspect’s mom

Bodycam footage released Wednesday shows the moment a South Carolina deputy accidentally shot a shoplifting suspect’s mother in her home while trying to make an arrest. The Greenville County sheriff’s deputy, who hasn’t been publicly named, confronted 40-year-old Sean Theodore Kaiser Oct. 20 in front of his mom’s home, but he retreated inside, according to […]

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In Russia, an Apple app shows an annexed Crimea. In Ukraine, a tweetstorm of anguish.

Russia’s seizure of the territory in 2014 is not recognized by the United States, the Europe Union and much of the international community. Apple’s move to do so — at least within Russia — was announced by the chairman of the Security and Anti-Corruption Committee of the State Duma, Russia’s lower house of parliament, who […]

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