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Japanese Baseball to begin June 19

Japanese League commissioner Atsushi Saito announced that Japan’s professional baseball season will open on June 19. Teams can being practice games on June 2. There will be no fans. Indeed,

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Johnny Depp Completes Painting After 14 Years Amid Lockdown

Actor Johnny Depp has finally completed a wine bottle painting that he had started 14 years ago. Depp took to Instagram, where he shared a photograph of his artwork, which

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Daimler to invest in Chinese EV battery maker Farasis’ $480 million IPO

Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) plans to invest in Farasis Energy’s planned $480 million IPO, aiming to ensure a stable supply of batteries from the Chinese firm as it ramps up electric

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‘Crucible’ is a new free-to-play team-based sci-fi shooter from Amazon

Amazon’s video game ambitions don’t stop with its New World MMO. The company has been working with developer Relentless Studios on “Crucible,” a third-person, hero-based sci-fi PvP shooter, behind the

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Man Who Grew Up Without Father Becomes Dad To Millions With Wholesome YouTube Videos

Rob Kenney grew up without a reliable father figure, but that didn’t stop him from becoming a fantastic dad to his own kids — and children everywhere. The Washington native’s

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New York Governor clears path for Knicks, Nets to open facilities for workouts

As of today, 19 NBA teams have their practice facilities open for players to come in for individual workouts, but 11 have yet to open the doors. Some it’s the

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Teacher misses pupils so much she goes on 18-mile run to visit each one

A superfit primary school teacher was missing her pupils terribly and wanted to visit them individually. So marathon running Sarah Wilson, 43, who teaches early years and nursery children, decided

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Uber-rival Bolt raises 100 million euros

Ride-hailing service Bolt said on Tuesday it has raised 100 million euros ($109 million) from London-based investment firm Naya Capital Management in a deal valuing the European rival of Uber

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Google gets Serious Sam 4 as a Stadia exclusive this August

It looks like Serious Sam 4 will only be available on PC and Stadia — at least at first. Shortly after the game was announced with a short teaser in

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Having a Ball: Dogs Delight After Owner Orders Hundreds of Used Tennis Balls For Them to Enjoy

A dog owner in Summerville, South Carolina decided to treat her pooches to a tennis ball extravaganza when she noticed you can buy 400 used tennis balls on eBay. When

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