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Source: Fox News

Model who wants to be 'real-life sex doll' claims obsession nearly killed her

Today 10:49 GMT

A Finnish woman claims plastic surgery is "better than sex" and that her ultimate goal is to look like a real-life sex doll, despite her obsession nearly killing her.

The webcam model has since spent thousands on fillers, Botox, a nose job and dozens of other procedures to look like a plastic doll. Amanda, 22, first went under the knife aged 18 to get her first of three boob jobs.

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Source: Reuters

Lyft to woo investors with fast U.S. growth in IPO race with Uber

Today 05:09 GMT

Lyft Inc will pitch investors on its fast growth in the United States as it seeks to beat out Uber Technologies Inc to become the first publicly listed ride-hailing company, according to people familiar with the matter.

Lyft plans to tell investors its U.S. market share is approaching 40 percent, up from 35 percent in early 2018, the people said. The company has pushed aggressively into smaller and mid-sized cities. Lyft currently serves more than 600 American and Canadian cities, three times more than in early 2017.

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Source: Common Domain

The Nasdaq is on pace to end its longest bear market in nearly 30 years

Thursday 03:19 GMT

The Nasdaq Composite Index, often used as a proxy for the health of technology and internet-related stocks, on Wednesday was on the verge of ending its longest bear market since 1991.

The current bear run at 34 trading days would be the longest since a 69-day stretch that ended in January 1991 (see chart below):. The Nasdaq’s gains have come as major tech and internet-related components, which had helped to jolt the market higher during its lengthy bull-market run, have rebounded after a slump.

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Source: The Guradian

'It's a shame we don't cherish her': Marina, British pop's nearly woman

Thursday 03:19 GMT

Formerly Marina and the Diamonds – has sat on the precarious fence between mainstream and underground pop: someone with that curious, 21st-century kind of fame where you can rack up tens of millions of streams without ever having a Top 10 single.

Peter Robinson, editor of the influential pop music site Popjustice, says Marina excels in a particular manner: while “certain music comes in and out of fashion, it’s a rare artist who does exactly what they want to a high standard”. He describes her as “one of the top three British artists – it’s a shame we don’t cherish her more.”

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Source: Fox News

Mom who nearly died of sepsis shocked to discover she had given birth

Wednesday 14:31 GMT

A teaching assistant who only found she was pregnant when she nearly died from sepsis has named her daughter after the "wonderful" nurse who treated them.

It came after Davey was brought into A&E at Blackpool Victoria Hospital with a suspected abdominal infection in April 2018. Medics discovered she had a tiny tummy bump which they initially thought could be linked to the possible infection.

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Source: Common Domain

Mistrust of banks kept millions from refis and nearly $9,000 in savings

Thursday 10:50 GMT

A new study shows that mistrust of banks kept millions of Americans from taking advantage of those options, denying them thousands of dollars in savings and perpetuating the housing distress that erupted from the crisis.

The broader ripple effects into the economy from millions of Americans unable to spend or move for better job opportunities have been substantial and lingering.


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