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Algerian judoka sent home from Olympics after refusing to face Israeli

An Algerian judoka has been suspended and sent home after withdrawing from the Olympics when his draw set him on course to compete against an Israeli competitor. Before his suspension,

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Aerobic exercise boosts healthy brain aging, study finds

Neuroscientists have long known that aerobic exercises, like walking, swimming, running, or biking, are largely beneficial for brain health. Now, new research out of Assistant Professor Aga Burzynska’s BRAiN Lab

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Dubai bank’s win in Abu Dhabi court to remain legal headache for NMC

An Abu Dhabi judge referred to arbitration a dispute between NMC and Dubai Islamic Bank and ordered the firm to pay most of the legal costs incurred by the lender,

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AMD confirms Zen 4 and RDNA 3 remain on track to launch next year

The seemingly endless global chip shortage has raised questions over whether anticipated product releases will be delayed. In the case of AMD’s Zen 4 Ryzen CPUs and RDNA 3 Radeon

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The remote 50-acre Cumbrian island with just a pub, castle and three houses

The island’s only pub has recently reopened, with campers pitching up tents to watch the island’s resident seals One of the UK’s most unusual staycation spots is a tiny island

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