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Pete Carroll on Carlos Dunlap trade: “He’s classically what you’re looking for as an edge rusher”

The Seattle Seahawks badly needed a boost to their puss rush. They’re hoping Carlos Dunlap will be able to provide it. Seattle acquired Dunlap from the Cincinnati Bengals on Wednesday

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Study raises questions about role of leisure activity in dementia

Studies have suggested that taking part in leisure activities such as playing cards or gardening may be associated with a lower risk of developing dementia. But a new study found

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Warren Buffett hasn’t publicly backed Biden despite past Democratic endorsements

Warren Buffett has been surprisingly quiet about the presidential election. The Oracle of Omaha hasn’t publicly backed Joe Biden, but Buffett hosted a fundraiser for Biden’s former boss, Barack Obama,

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Microsoft adds new Xbox touch controls to 10 xCloud games

Microsoft is bringing Xbox touch controls to 10 games on its xCloud game streaming service today. xCloud launched last month with just Minecraft Dungeons supporting these new touch controls, but

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Family says Walter Wallace Jr., killed by Philadelphia police, needed mental health treatment

On Monday afternoon, police officers arrived at Walter Wallace Jr.’s West Philadelphia row home for a third time that day. Relatives said he was having “another one of his episodes.”

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