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Oxford Declares Word of the Year for 2023

Language experts choosing the Oxford word of the year 2023 were dazzled by a bright young thing, selecting a relative newcomer, “rizz,” for the top spot. Derived from the word “charisma,” “rizz” refers to a person’s ability to attract a romantic partner through “style, charm or attractiveness,” dictionary publisher Oxford University Press (OUP) said in its

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China’s most popular shopping app spies on users

Multiple experts say that one of China’s most popular shopping apps, Pinduoduo, has the ability to spy on users. Now its sister app, Temu, the second-most downloaded app in the US, is coming under scrutiny. Experts say Chinese shopping app Pinduoduo can spy on users Multiple experts say Chinese app

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Warning: Do not travel to any of these 19 countries

The travel season is here – but before you start picking out your vacation destination, the US State Department has issued a “Do Not Travel” warning deeming these 19 countries unsafe for Americans. What about Mexico? “Do Not Travel” to these 19 countries, US State Department says First, the good news:

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First human death from H3N8 bird flu

The first person known to have died from the H3N8 subtype of avian influenza, or bird flu, has been recorded after a 56-year-old woman in China passed away, according to the WHO. First-ever human death from bird flu H3N8 occurs in China Three people have now officially been recorded as

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LONDON - JUNE 3: Unidentified people wave flags as they celebrate alongside the River Thames to witness the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant on June 3, 2012 in London.

Prince George will play a key role in coronation

The role that Prince George will play in the coordination of King Charles III has been announced, and it’s a big one that will last for at least two years, as the 9-year-old will take on new responsibilities continuing forward. Young Prince George will play a key role in King

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Man with metal detector stumbles on massive gold nugget

An amateur prospector using a budget metal detector made the find of a lifetime, stumbling upon a massive gold nugget worth $160,000. It weighed 143 ounces total and contained 83 ounces of the shiny yellow metal. First-time prospector finds massive gold nugget Some people have all the luck… An amateur

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LONDON, UK - March 11: Meghan Markle and Prince Harry receive flowers after leaving Canada House on the March 11, 2019 in London, UK

Prince Harry shows up in court to defend his privacy

Prince Harry appeared at a London High Court hearing, appearing as a claimant in a privacy lawsuit against Associated Newspapers Limited, as Elton John, Elizabeth Hurley, and three others were also plaintiffs in the case. Prince Harry and other celebrities appear in court in privacy lawsuit A privacy lawsuit against

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Odessa / Ukraine - November 26 2018: Protests of Ukrainian patriots near General Consulate of Russian Federation against aggression of Russia. Protester holding a flag of Ukraine

Pro-Kremlin Russian blogger killed in cafe bombing

An explosion tore through a St. Petersburg café, killing a well-known military blogger and supporter of the war in Ukraine. Russia blames Ukraine for orchestrating the bombing. A woman has been arrested, but what’s the real story? Pro-war blogger killed in Russian café bombing Vladlen Tatarsky, 40, a Russian military

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Two outbreaks of world’s deadliest virus in Africa

The Marburg virus has broken out for the first time ever in Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea. There have been at least 9 laboratory-confirmed cases, 7 of which resulted in death, and 20 other probable deaths, according to the WHO. Deadly Marburg virus breaks out in Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea for

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