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“Modern Family” isn’t wrapping up just yet. The ABC sitcom is likely returning for an 11th season, according to Sofia Vergara. “I think it’s going to end up, we’re doing an extra season that we’re going to start next August. We’re about to finish the 10th season in March,” she told ET on Friday while promoting her new denim line, Sofia by Sofia […]

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From the 2nd Century AD to the end of the Middle Ages, it was an accepted tenet that monkeys had the inner workings quite like those of man. This was the anatomical point of departure established by the 2nd-Century Greek physician Claudius Galenus – commonly referred to as Galen – who at the time was […]

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In today’s connected world it can feel difficult to disengage. An endless stream of emails, posts, tweets, likes, comments and pictures keeps us constantly plugged into modern life. But in Japan half a million people live as modern-day hermits. They are known as hikikomori – recluses who withdraw from all social contact and often don’t leave their […]

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Neutral shades are a far cry from ‘boring beige’ and will bring a sophisticated, low-key look to a new kitchen Looking for cream kitchen ideas? For many years we were in love with all shades of peach, cream and magnolia, and those colour choices bore the brunt of many a painter and decorators’ jokes. The […]

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PM Modi in Port Blair hoisted the high mast flag at South Point. New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Port Blair today to mark the 75th anniversary of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose’s declaration of the formation of the Azad Hind government in 1943. The prime minister is scheduled to release a commemorative […]

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FireEye CEO: ‘The rules of engagement have broken’ in cyberspace   6:44 PM ET Wed, 12 Dec 2018 | 00:56 The global rules of engagement for cyberspace have unraveled in recent years as rogue nations took advantage of their ability to hack companies like Sony Pictures, FireEye CEO Kevin Mandia told CNBC on Wednesday. “What I’ve […]

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A few years after a first encounter at Cafe Milano, Rebecca Grunfeld, an attorney, and Ryan Samuel, a real-estate developer, bumped into one another at a Wizards game (her dad is team general manager Ernie Grunfeld). A few weeks later, Ryan called Rebecca to ask her out for coffee, which turned into watching the US […]

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Before Frederick Akbar Mahomed, the world did not know that human life could be prolonged by reducing blood pressure. The 19th century doctor from Brighton, England, did pioneering research into nephritis and hypertension, and helped introduce the British Medical Association’s collective investigation record, and yet he remains unsung today. As Britain still recovers from the Windrush crisis and […]

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We’ve all seen those ads that seemingly ‘follow’ us around the internet. One second, you’re browsing for a new pair of shoes, five minutes later you’re being unwittingly followed by that very pair of shoes on a website completely unrelated. If it’s not happened to you yet with footwear, it’s almost certainly occurred on your […]