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How to cook pot roast on the grill

You can cook delicious pot roast all summer long on the grill.  (iStock) When it comes to comfort food classics, some just seem more appropriate for cooler temps—think chili, lasagna and, most especially, pot roast. But why relegate a tasty dish like pot roast to just the coldest months? So …

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Caruana Galizia murder: Enemies killed Malta journalist's dogs

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPaul Caruana Galizia says his mother’s critics investigated her murder The family of murdered Maltese anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is demanding an independent public inquiry because she had suffered years of intimidation. She was killed by a car bomb near her …

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Progress made in putting out California's largest fire

Firefighters battling the largest recorded wildfire in California’s history have made progress in extinguishing the flames, even as the blaze grew overnight, the state fire agency said. More than 4,000 firefighters in northern California are fighting two extensive blazes that cover more than 304,400 acres. So far, two firefighters have been …

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Samsung makes Bixby more conversational, concierge-like

Samsung this morning showed of a new version of its Bixby voice assistant, which is now more conversational and is able to continue your conversation when you ask a follow-up question. For example, if you first ask the assistant about concerts over Labor Day weekend, as was demoed on stage …

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Traveller rights campaigner Nan Joyce dies

The former Traveller rights activist Nan Joyce has died at the age of 78. She was born in Tipperary but later moved to Dublin and was a founding member of the Committee for the Rights of Travellers. The mother of ten went on to contest the November 1982 general election in the …

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