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Dua Lipa, Stormzy take top honors at BRIT awards

LONDON (Reuters) – Singers Dua Lipa and Stormzy were the biggest winners at this year’s BRIT awards, Britain’s most high-profile pop music awards, taking two trophies each at an event that saw performances from some of music’s biggest acts. Lipa was named best female solo artist and breakthrough act at …

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Study seeks to end antidepressant debate: the drugs do work

LONDON (Reuters) – A vast research study that sought to settle a long-standing debate about whether or not anti-depressant drugs really work has found they are indeed effective in relieving acute depression in adults. The international study – a meta-analysis pooling results of 522 trials covering 21 commonly-used antidepressants and …

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Ford U.S. chief departs abruptly after behavior probe

DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Wednesday that Raj Nair, its president for North America, was leaving the company immediately after an internal investigation found his behavior was “inconsistent with the company’s code of conduct.” Ford did not give any details on what that behavior entailed. A …

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Eating carbs not linked to risk for PMS

(Reuters Health) – The amount of foods containing sugars or other carbohydrates that a woman eats has nothing to do with the likelihood she will start experiencing premenstrual syndrome (PMS), researchers say. “While there are dietary recommendations to alleviate symptoms, such as increasing complex carbohydrates or to reduce sugar intake, …

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US: St Louis morning radio presenter gives birth on air

Image copyright @radiocassiday/Instagram Image caption Cassiday Proctor’s baby boy has been named Jameson A US morning radio show presenter has given birth on air during her show. Cassiday Proctor, a weekday morning presenter on “The Arch” station in the US city of St Louis, broadcast her birth by Caesarean section …

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U.S. arrests operator of shuttered bitcoin investment platform

(Reuters) – The operator of a shuttered bitcoin-denominated exchange was arrested on Wednesday on federal charges that he lied to U.S. securities regulators to avoid taking responsibility for the theft by hackers of virtual currency now worth nearly $70 million. Federal prosecutors in Manhattan announced the charges against BitFunder founder …

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