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More evidence for a link between Caesarean sections and obesity

ROUGHLY one human pregnancy in ten presents complications (for example, breech presentation) that might justify the baby being delivered by Caesarean section. In some places that is not possible, and mother and infant have to take their chances with a normal delivery. But the opposite is also true. Elective Caesarean …

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Disabled woman rescued from California blaze

Bodycam footage has been released showing the moment a disabled woman was rescued from California’s deadly wildfire. The video released by the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office shows a sheriff’s deputy braving flames to rescue a woman in a wheelchair and drive her through burning flames to safety. The deputy runs …

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Steve Wozniak announces tech education platform Woz U

Steve Wozniak, the Apple co-founder who changed the world alongside Steve Jobs, has today announced the launch of Woz U. According to the release, Woz U will start as an online learning platform focused on both students and companies that will eventually hire those students. Woz U is based out …

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IS fighters 'removed' from Raqqa following surrender

Around 100 fighters with the so-called Islamic State group have surrendered in Syria’s Raqqa in the last 24 hours and were “removed from the city”, a spokesman for the US-led coalition against the jihadist group has told Reuters. “We still expect difficult fighting in the days ahead and will not …

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Qualcomm wants iPhone sales, manufacturing banned in China

Qualcomm escalates its war with Apple. (CNET/CBS Interactive) Qualcomm on Friday confirmed it filed in Beijing property court to stop Apple from selling or manufacturing iPhones in China, according to Bloomberg. The lawsuit filed on Sept. 29 claimed patent infringement and seeks injunctive relief, and adds to Apple and Qualcomm’s …

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