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Sedin brothers, Luongo lead Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2022

Roberto Luongo said he was certain Daniel and Henrik Sedin would get into the Hockey Hall of Fame this year. He wasn’t nearly as sure if this would be his time too.But Luongo’s doubts were put to rest Monday, when Mike Gartner, the chair of the Hall of Fame’s selection committee, revealed a Class of…

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Kamala Harris: Feds Push to Help Women Seeking Abortions in Banned States

Vice President Kamala Harris says the Biden administration “will do everything within our power” to allow women to continue accessing abortions after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade.Harris made the remarks Monday in an interview with CNN days after the Supreme Court issued its landmark decision that stripped women of the constitutional right to…

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Technology
Wimbart Office Hours Four Launches for African Startups

Pan-African PR & communications mentorship programme for tech start-ups expands to add legal, business and consumer influencer/social experts to speaker line-up Wimbart, the tech focused public relations agency that specialises in Africa and emerging markets, has launched its fourth edition of Wimbart Office Hours. Wimbart Office Hours is a PR mentorship and business support programme…

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Chelsea launch shock swoop for Man City duo Sterling and Ake – Paper Round

Chelsea to pinch pair from Premier League rivalsChelsea have made a formal approach to sign Manchester City duo Raheem Sterling and Nathan Ake, according to the Telegraph. The club’s new owner Todd Boehly reportedly made contact with Chelsea’s Premier League rivals on Monday and Sterling has also held talks with Blues boss Thomas Tuchel regarding…

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Science & Nature
Two Genes Crucial for Plants Colonizing the Earth 470 Million Ago Have Been Identified

Scientists believe it likely that the two genes, PEN1 and SYP122, paved the way for all terrestrial plant life.Researchers shed new light on how plant life became established on the surface of the EarthResearchers from the University of Copenhagen have shed new light on how plant life got established on the surface of our planet.…

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Son fought for his life: Father of toddler who died of COVID-19 mourns loss

SINGAPORE: A man whose toddler died of COVID-19 on Monday (Jun 27) said the last few days were “difficult” as he mourned the loss of his one-and-a-half-year-old son. “These few days, it (has been) difficult. Today, my strong, brave son had passed on to the next world … after fighting for his life,” Mr Farath…

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Bollywood
Kiara Advani finally opens up on breakup Rumours With Sidharth Malhotra

Bollywood actress Kiara Advani who will next be seen alongside Ram Charan in the yet-to-be-named movie RC15 directed by Ace director Shankar has finally opened up about the breakup rumours with Siddharth Malhotra.“I am not completely immune to it, especially when it (rumour) is about your personal life. On the professional front, thankfully, I have…

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Entertainment
India wants closer defence cooperation with Malaysia

NEW DELHI: India is looking for enhanced military cooperation with Malaysia, the Indian Ministry of Defence said. Malaysian Senior Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a virtual conference on Monday (June 27). Hishammuddin in a tweet remarked that he discussed military-to-military cooperation and defence industry collaboration with…

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Shinsegae Ranks 7th Among Asian Retailers

Shinsegae has been ranked seventh among Asia’s top 100 retailers in terms of sales.According to an annual report by Euromonitor International released last week, the Korean retail giant moved up two spots from last year to seventh with sales of US$48.91 billion, becoming the only Korean retailer to make it to the top 10.But three…

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Entertainment
New Report Looks at the Rise of Beauty Enhancement Trends and Tools Online

These days, almost every photo app and tool provides some level of beauty enhancement capability, with a range of filters and effects designed to hide blemishes, remove age lines, thin your frame, and all sorts of other visual contortions, in order to make people feel more comfortable about sharing their selfies with an audience. The…