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UFC on ESPN 13 results: Mounir Lazzez wins fire fight with Abdul Razak Alhassan, calls out ‘idiot’ Mike Perry

Mounir Lazzez is a name to remember after his impressive debut at UFC on ESPN 13. The Tunisian welterweight engaged in a fire fight with Abdul Razak Alhassan and he not only survived but ended up winning a unanimous decision after three thrilling rounds. The judges scored the fight 30-27, 30-27 and 20-27 with Lazzez […]

Lifestyle

Mayo Clinic Q And A: What to drink to stay hydrated

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I know I need to stay hydrated while I exercise but what is the best fluid? I’m wondering how much I should drink and if I need to drink special water as someone mentioned alkaline water. Is alkaline water better at rehydrating your body than nonalkaline, or plain, water? ANSWER: Staying hydrated […]

Business

Dollar firms as weak China retail sales sound warning

The safe-haven U.S. dollar rose modestly on Thursday afternoon as worries about rising numbers of coronavirus infections spurred a broader risk-off move, pushing U.S. equities lower. Another jump in coronavirus infections has forced California and other states to shut down again, raising fears the U.S. economy and labor market will continue to suffer. Retail sales […]

Technology

Apple wins appeal against EU’s $14.9 billion tax bill

The EU’s second-highest court has overturned a ruling that ordered Apple to pay a record €13 billion ($14.9 billion) in back taxes to the Irish government. The ruling was originally made by the European Commission in 2016 and was seen as a significant win for Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s antitrust chief. Vestager concluded that a […]

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Spanish deputy PM urges investigation into Catalan spyware claims

The Spanish deputy prime minister, Pablo Iglesias, has become the most senior political figure to call for a parliamentary investigation into the use of spyware to target prominent members of the Catalan independence movement, saying such practices are “unacceptable in a democracy”. A joint investigation this week by the Guardian and El País has revealed […]

Sport

UFC on ESPN 13 results: Taila Santos pummels Molly McMann over three rounds to win lopsided decision

After suffering the first loss of her career in her UFC debut, Taila Santos was anxious to prove she was worthy of the contract she earned on The Contender Series. At UFC on ESPN 13, Santos not only defeated veteran flyweight Molly McCann but she put on a dominant performance on the feet and on […]

Lifestyle

New mutations accumulate in reproductive cells of older mice

Older mice have more new mutations—changes in DNA sequence that occur in the individual rather than being inherited from a parent—than younger mice in the genomes of their mitochondria, according to researchers at Penn State. The findings could have implications in humans because mutations in the mitochondrial genome are associated with multiple human genetic diseases […]

Business

Tesla registrations in California nearly halve in second quarter

Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) vehicle registrations nearly halved in the U.S. state of California during the second quarter, according to data from Cross-Sell, a marketing research firm that collates title and registration data. Most parts of the United States were under government-imposed stay-at-home orders between April and June to combat the spread of the coronavirus outbreak, […]

Technology

The antitrust case against Google is gathering steam

Let’s spend a few minutes today catching up on the antitrust inquiries into Google. There are investigations related to competition underway against most of the biggest tech giants – Apple, Facebook, and Amazon face similar inquiries, and their CEOS are scheduled to join Sundar Pichai for a virtual hearing with the House of Representatives later […]

News

US carries out second execution in a week, killing man lawyers say had dementia

The United States on Thursday carried out its second federal execution this week, killing by lethal injection a Kansas man whose lawyers contended he had dementia and was unfit to be executed. Wesley Purkey was put to death at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana. He spoke out against capital punishment from the […]