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Man Charged in Deadly Dallas Shooting

A 28-year-old man is charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting in southern Dallas early Sunday morning. Police responded at about 4 a.m. Sunday to a shooting in the 4300 block of Malcolm X Blvd. Investigators believe the shooting was the result of a fight with another man. The shooter, identified Tuesday as Jeremy Demond Ward, walked away …

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Family Awaits Homecoming for Baby Born With Heart Defect

A couple in Fort Worth eagerly awaits the end of this week. That’s when they may be able to take their baby girl home from the hospital. Emery Ramirez was born the day after Christmas 2017, a gift to her parents Timothy and Jeanette and big brothers Timothy, Junior, and Ezekiel. As expected, though, Emery was born with a heart …

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Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Cole Beasley Launches Hip-Hop Career

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley can now add rapper to his resume. On Tuesday, the NFL player debuted his first track, 80 Stings, in all digital stores. Retaining Will McClay High Atop the Cowboys’ Priority List In a news release, Beasley said his love for music started at Little Elm High School where he would rap with his friends. …

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Houston’s animal shelter could go ‘no kill.’ Here’s why.

The city’s once-troubled Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care now often finishes a slow month having euthanized fewer than 10 percent of the animals that come through the shelter doors, achieving, at least momentarily, the “no-kill” label prized by animal activists. The chart below better explains how the shelter has improved its live-release rate over time. Transfers to partner rescue …

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Karachi hospital confirms 28 cases of H1N1 seasonal influenza

KARACHI: A private hospital in Karachi has confirmed 28 cases of the H1N1 (seasonal influenza A), with several other patients complaining of symptoms similar to that of the deadly disease. Director Health Karachi Dr Tahir Aziz told Geo News on Monday that up till now 28 cases have been reported of the seasonal influenza at the city’s Aga Khan Hospital. …

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Google being sued for ‘male discrimination’

(Web Desk) – A lawsuit has been filed against tech giant Google by two former engineers accusing the company for discriminating against conservative white men. According to BBC, the former staff stated that the lawsuit against Google is not only representation of them but they also want to represent all the staff which feels discriminated due to their “perceived conservative …

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Human muscle tissue grown from stem cells: study

(AFP) – Working human muscle has been grown from stem cells in the lab in a breakthrough that holds promise for sufferers of degenerative muscular diseases, scientists said on Tuesday. The team from Duke University in North Carolina said they were the first to achieve this feat using adult skin or blood cells which were “reprogrammed” into a juvenile, versatile …

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Company registration: 44 percent growth witnessed in first half of current FY

In the first half of current financial year, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 4,954 new companies, raising the total number of companies to 83,879. As compared to the corresponding month of last financial year, it represents a growth of 44 percent. The massive increase in number of new companies is the result of the SECP’s various …

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Smart robot falls dumb as LG touts ‘connected life’

(AFP) – A cute, table-top robot packed with digital smarts fell dumb on stage at an LG Electronics event touting “connected” lifestyles where machines obey spoken commands and anticipate needs. The ignoble demo failure came before an audience packed with journalists and analysts on the eve of the official opening of the annual Consumer Electronics Show gadget extravaganza here on …

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