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Chicago high school paused its entire football season amid rumors of hazing

Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com Niles North High School in the Chicago, Illinois suburb of Skokie suspended its entire varsity football season until further notice due to a “possible hazing incident,” The Chicago Tribune reported. Niles North High School posted an official statement on its website about the alleged hazing. “North More...

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After months of waiting, ‘The Big Bang Theory’ finally answered the question on everyone’s mind

Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Warning: There are spoilers ahead for the 11th season premiere of “The Big Bang Theory.” After months of waiting, “The Big Bang Theory” premiered on a new night More...

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IVP raises $1.5 billion for its 16th fund, targeting late-stage startups

Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) announced today that it has closed its 16th fund, dubbed IVP XVI. With $ 1.5 billion in capital raised, this is the firm’s largest fund to date since its founding in 1980. More...

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YC-backed Lively raises $4.2 million and adds HSA investment option

Lively, which provides a digital platform to easily manage health savings accounts (HSAs), announced today that it has secured a $ 4.2 million seed round. Investors include Streamlined Ventures, Transmedia Capital, More...

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Uber rival Lyft met with London transport officials ahead of possible international expansion

(Reuters) — Lyft, Uber’s closest U.S. rival in the taxi-hailing business, met repeatedly with officials from London’s transport regulator over the past year, a sign it may be targeting the city for international More...

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Khosla Ventures makes first investment in France, leads $18 million round in Eligo Bioscience

With resistance to antibiotics growing in the U.S., startups around the world are seeking new ways to target and treat bacteria-associated diseases. One example is Paris-based Eligo Bioscience, which targets the More...

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Ataribox runs Linux on AMD chip and will cost at least $250

EXCLUSIVE: Atari released more details about its Ataribox game console today, disclosing for the first time that the machine will run Linux on an Advanced Micro Devices processor and cost $ 250 to $ 300. In More...

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Dubai starts testing flying taxis

(Reuters) — Dubai staged a test flight on Monday for what it said would soon be the world’s first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation. The More...

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Mexico’s emergency chief: We’re now ‘unlikely to find someone alive’ after earthquake

Reuters MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico will search another three days beneath the rubble for possible survivors of the September 19 earthquake even though it is unlikely rescuers will find anyone alive, the More...

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Trump attacks John McCain for coming out against the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump on Monday night tweeted what amounted to a political-opposition video targeting Sen. John McCain over his position on the latest Republican healthcare bill. The six-minute More...

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