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Mookie Betts. Mike Trout. You know the names, but are they the favorites to win the MVP in their leagues? Check out odds for that and much more.

Were less than a week away from Opening Day, and the buzz surrounding baseballs return is palpable. Even though Major League Baseball will be playing a shortened, 60-game regular season due to the pandemic, the usual prestigious awards are still up for grabs. Here is a quick look at FOXBets favorites to win each award, along with some quick wagering insight from FOX Sports’ resident gambling expert, Jason McIntyre. (Odds current as of 7/17). Article continues below ... Coming over in an offseason blockbuster trade between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers, LAs prized acquisition joins a team that has World-Series-or-bust vibes. Betts can count himself in esteemed company if he wins this years NL MVP award, too, as the 2018 AL MVP would join Frank Robinson as the second pla...

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As the population increasingly moves towards tech jobs, there’s now a shortage of coconut harvesters in India. That’s why scientists there have built a tree-climbing coconut-harvesting robot, that could perhaps someday take up the slack.

As the population increasingly moves towards tech jobs, there's now a shortage of coconut harvesters in India. That's why scientists there have built a tree-climbing coconut-harvesting robot, that could perhaps someday take up the slack. The prototype device was created by a team at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, led by Asst. Prof. Rajesh Kannan Megalingam. Known as Amaran, it's currently in its sixth incarnation, and has been in development for three years. In a 15-minute process, users start by manually assembling the robot's ring-shaped body around the base of a coconut tree. Utilizing its eight inward-facing omnidirectional rubber wheels, Amaran then makes its way up to the top. A user wirelessly controls it from the ground, utilizing either a joystick unit or a smartphone ...

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Many other countries – including Spain, Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and Belgium – have been afforded the right. Why hasn’t the UK done the same?

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Last weekend, a young Ugandan mother was found dead in her flat in Glasgow while her one-year-old son screamed beside her body. Mercy Baguma was an asylum seeker that had been granted limited leave to remain in the UK. She was employed until her leave to remain expired, forcing her to stop working, leaving her destitute and dependent on charities for food. Her cause of death has not been established, but the tragic case has spotlighted the opinion held by many refugee rights campaigners that asylum seekers should be able to work in the UK while claiming asylum. Asylum seekers in the UK are not here to get rich. Many of them arent even aware of welfa...

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PC gaming is serious business and we’ll help you find the right computer desk so you can get to work with winning.

Gaming desks are often overlooked pieces of furniture but they're the foundation upon which every great gaming setup is built upon. From being a sturdy place to put your gaming PC and gaming monitor to having enough space to spread out with your gaming mouse, there's a lot to consider when buying the right gaming desk. What's more you should strive to achieve proper ergonomics. If your desk is too high or low, you might be putting undue strain on your joints and muscles that could really make it hard to enjoy lots of gaming.So, it's worth your while to get a quality gaming desk built with a gamer's needs in mind. Not only can they help ensure all the aforementioned needs are met, but many include extra features, like cable routing, USB ports, and integrated LED strip lights. There are even...

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Best Online Shops 2021

The pandemic has driven millions of us out of stores and onto the web. Some estimates say online shopping grew more than 75 percent in June 2020 compared to the previous year, and only a bit less in July--and online spending was already projected to reach $5 trillion in 2021. But while our method of shopping may have changed, we haven't stopped being careful consumers. We still want to compare prices and read reviews, and we're also asking for seamless ordering across platforms; clear, well-designed websites; and responsive customer service. To point our readers to the Best Online Shops 2021, Newsweek once again paired with respected global data-research firm Statista. Our rankings recognize 1,000 shops across 39 categories in eight groups. "Home Living" shops scored the highest on avera...

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Hungary records its worst infection rise since the pandemic began while fewer people will be allowed to gather at churches in the Spanish capital due a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Hungary has registered its worst daily increase in COVID-19 infections, setting a new record of 576 cases. Fewer people will be allowed to gather at churches in the Spanish capital due a surge in COVID-19 cases. Meanwhile, education officials in Pakistan say authorities will start reopening schools. This story will be regularly updated throughout Tuesday. Tuesday's key moments: Hungary records highest daily increase of infections The Hungarian government registered 576 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, the country's highest daily figure since the start of the pandemic. This raises the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases to 8,963 since the pandemic began, with 625 deaths. Hungary closed its borders to foreigners on September 1 but has since announced a series of exceptions, ...

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La firme de Cupertino fait les yeux doux aux joueurs.

Mise à jour : vous souhaitez tester tvOS 14 avant son lancement officiel ? La bêta publique est disponible à tous depuis le 9 juillet 2020. Pour télécharger et installer tvOS 14 sur votre Apple TV ou votre Apple TV 4K, inscrivez-vous sur le site officiel beta.apple.com et suivez les instructions pour récupérer la version bêta. Attention néanmoins : installer la bêta de tvOS 14, dans ses premiers jours de développement, vous expose aussi aux aléas de linterface et à différents problèmes logiciels. Les bêtas publiques sont fréquemment capricieuses et, soyez assuré dune chose : en tant que bêta-testeur, vous existez pour essuyer les plâtres. Ne vous lancez dans cette expérience que si vous en avez lhabitude ou si vous êtes à 300% dévoué à lamélioration de lécosystème Apple ! Sinon, attendez ...

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