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There’s a new bug crashing iPhones

An iOS bug that appears in the form of a character written in an Indian language is crashing iPhones. Phones running on the latest iOS update — version 11.2.5 — are receiving texts containing just a single letter written in the Indian language Telugu and instantly shutting down, ...

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Small business lending in New York was strong in 2017

The calendar year 2017 was a strong one for small business lending in New York. Business loan approval rates for big banks (25.3%) and institutional lenders (64.3%) in New York hit new heights in Decemeber last month, according to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index (December ...

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Highly processed foods linked to increased cancer risks

A diet of fizzy drinks, packaged baked goods, instant noodles, sugary cereals, candy and ready-made meals could raise your cancer risk. So says a study in the British Medical Journal which has found an association between such “ultra-processed” foods — typically high in sugar, fat and salt ...

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Why Security Measures Won’t Stop School Shootings

Commentary Following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Fla., earlier this week, law enforcement officers block the entrance to the school. —Wilfredo Lee/AP To deter school shootings, educators and parents need to question school culture By Bryan Warnick, Benjamin A. Johnson & Sam Rocha Following the ...

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The couple that fights together, stays together: study

It’s not exactly the Valentine’s Day sentiment that most lovebirds would expect from their significant other, but a recent study found that couples who fight through their differences constructively, instead of avoiding them, are better because of it. The research, according to The Guardian, surveyed nearly 1,000 ...

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You can actually suffer from a broken heart

A “broken heart” is actually a thing — one that can strike even if you’re healthy. The medical condition is officially known as takotsubo cardiomyopathy. It is thought to be brought on by acute stress heart, which makes the heart suddenly weakened. The left ventricle, one of ...

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A Pair of Rural Schools Struggle Back in Puerto Rico

Utuado, Puerto Rico Eric Collazo, a security guard at the Marta Lafontaine elementary and middle school in an isolated corner of this rural community, stares over the edge of a cliff-side road at a house that fell down the mountain. Next to him, black graffiti bleeding over a broken wedge ...

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