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 2020-06-18 08:02 

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Chinese ecommerce giant JD.com jumps 5.75% on Hong Kong debut...

Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com leapt 5.75 percent higher on its Hong Kong debut Thursday, after raising almost $4 billion in an initial public offering that was the world's second biggest this year....

 2020-06-18 08:01 

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Florida gambles on reopening, as virus numbers rise...

Florida is reporting record daily totals of new coronavirus cases, but you'd never know it looking at the Sunshine State's increasingly busy beaches and hotels.Joseph says only about half of her customers obey guidelines designed to contain the sp...

 2020-06-18 08:01 

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Case cracked: mystery Antarctica fossil is massive prehistoric egg...

Scientists had nicknamed it "The Thing" -- a mysterious football-sized fossil discovered in Antarctica that sat in a Chilean museum awaiting someone who could work out just what it was.Chemical analyses showed "the eggshell is distinct from th...

 2020-06-18 07:44 

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Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton...

Donald Trump pleaded with China's leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president's former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive new behind-the-scenes book, according to excerpts published Wednesday.T...

 2020-06-18 07:44 

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Case cracked: mystery Antarctica fossil is massive prehistoric egg...

Scientists had nicknamed it "The Thing" -- a mysterious football-sized fossil discovered in Antarctica that sat in a Chilean museum awaiting someone who could work out just what it was.Chemical analyses showed "the eggshell is distinct from th...

 2020-06-18 07:27 

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Must be glove: the Japan man obsessed with lost gloves...

Koji Ishii can't help himself: whenever he sees a lost glove on the streets of his hometown Tokyo, he just has to stop and document it."I felt a shock like being struck by lightening," he said of the experience.The coronavirus pandemic has led...

 2020-06-18 07:27 

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Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton...

Donald Trump pleaded with China's leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president's former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive new behind-the-scenes book, according to excerpts published Wednesday.T...

 2020-06-18 07:20 

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Must be glove: the Japan man obsessed with lost gloves...

Koji Ishii can't help himself: whenever he sees a lost glove on the streets of his hometown Tokyo, he just has to stop and document it."I felt a shock like being struck by lightening," he said of the experience.The coronavirus pandemic has led...

 2020-06-18 07:20 

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Trump has change of heart, Kaepernick 'absolutely' deserves a shot...

Donald Trump is suddenly a fan of Colin Kaepernick....

 2020-06-18 07:20 

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Beijing virus outbreak deals further blow to Chinese Super League...

The delayed Chinese Super League (CSL) season is "shrouded in uncertainty", state media warned on Thursday, as a fresh coronavirus outbreak in Beijing throws the campaign into even further doubt....

 2020-06-18 07:20 

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Beijing virus outbreak deals further blow to Chinese Super League...

The delayed Chinese Super League (CSL) season is "shrouded in uncertainty", state media warned on Thursday, as a fresh coronavirus outbreak in Beijing throws the campaign into even further doubt....

 2020-06-18 06:10 

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US-European trade talks stalled over 'unsafe' American food...

US trade talks with the European Union and Britain have stalled in part due to suspicions of poor American food standards, Washington's chief negotiator said Wednesday....

 2020-06-18 06:10 

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Trump has change of heart, Kaepernick 'absolutely' deserves a shot...

Donald Trump is suddenly a fan of Colin Kaepernick....

 2020-06-18 06:08 

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US-European trade talks stalled over 'unsafe' American food...

US trade talks with the European Union and Britain have stalled in part due to suspicions of poor American food standards, Washington's chief negotiator said Wednesday....

 2020-06-18 06:08 

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Study shows how quickly coronavirus spreads at home...

The novel coronavirus is twice as infectious within households than similar diseases such as SARS, with a substantial number of additional infections spreading before a COVID-19 sufferer shows any symptoms, according to modelling released Thursday....

 2020-06-18 06:07 

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Study shows how quickly coronavirus spreads at home...

The novel coronavirus is twice as infectious within households than similar diseases such as SARS, with a substantial number of additional infections spreading before a COVID-19 sufferer shows any symptoms, according to modelling released Thursday....

 2020-06-18 06:07 

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'That '70s Show' actor Masterson charged with multiple rapes...

US actor and Scientologist Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women at his home in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles prosecutors said Wednesday....

 2020-06-18 06:06 

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Serena set for US Open as officials vow safety, star power...

Serena Williams committed to play at this year's US Open on Wednesday as US Tennis Association officials vowed they can safely stage the first Grand Slam since the coronavirus pandemic shutdown....

 2020-06-18 06:06 

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'That '70s Show' actor Masterson charged with multiple rapes...

US actor and Scientologist Danny Masterson has been charged with raping three women at his home in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles prosecutors said Wednesday....

 2020-06-18 06:06 

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Ex-Wallabies coach Cheika hits out at criticism...

Former Australia coach Michael Cheika has blasted outgoing Wallabies selector Michael O'Connor as "not qualified to be commenting" after he claimed their dire 2019 World Cup was "always going to end in tears"....

 2020-06-18 05:35 

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India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland elected to UN Security Council...

The UN General Assembly elected on Wednesday four new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with Canada losing out again and the battle for the African seat going to a second round.Hoping to woo delegates, both Canada and Ireland had wielded ...

 2020-06-18 05:35 

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Serena set for US Open as officials vow safety, star power...

Serena Williams committed to play at this year's US Open on Wednesday as US Tennis Association officials vowed they can safely stage the first Grand Slam since the coronavirus pandemic shutdown....

 2020-06-18 05:17 

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India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland elected to UN Security Council...

The UN General Assembly elected on Wednesday four new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with Canada losing out again and the battle for the African seat going to a second round.Hoping to woo delegates, both Canada and Ireland had wielded ...

 2020-06-18 05:13 

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Trump has change of heart, Kaepernick 'absolutely' deserves a shot...

Donald Trump is suddenly a fan of Colin Kaepernick....

 2020-06-18 05:13 

AFP

Trump has change of heart, Kaepernick 'absolutely' deserves a shot...

Donald Trump is suddenly a fan of Colin Kaepernick....

 2020-06-18 04:44 

AFP

Atlanta police officer charged with murder for shooting black man...

An Atlanta police officer has been charged with murder for shooting a 27-year-old man in the back, justice officials announced Wednesday in the latest case to spark anger over police killings of African Americans. Brooks' shooting came less than three...

 2020-06-18 04:44 

AFP

India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland elected to UN Security Council...

The UN General Assembly elected on Wednesday four new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with Canada losing out again and the battle for the African seat going to a second round.Hoping to woo delegates, both Canada and Ireland had wielded ...

 2020-06-18 04:44 

AFP

India, Mexico, Norway, Ireland elected to UN Security Council...

The UN General Assembly elected on Wednesday four new members of the Security Council for 2021 and 2022, with Canada losing out again and the battle for the African seat going to a second round.Hoping to woo delegates, both Canada and Ireland had wielded ...

 2020-06-18 04:40 

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'There's a God of football,' says Gattuso as Napoli win sixth Italian Cup...

Gennaro Gattuso hailed the 'God of football' after he lifted his first coaching trophy as Napoli beat Juventus 4-2 on penalties to win the Italian Cup for the sixth time on Wednesday.Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo missed a chance to break the d...

 2020-06-18 04:40 

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Serena set for US Open as officials vow safety, star power...

Serena Williams committed to play at this year's US Open on Wednesday as US Tennis Association officials vowed they can safely stage the first Grand Slam since the coronavirus pandemic shutdown....

 2020-06-18 04:37 

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Serena set for US Open as officials vow safety, star power...

Serena Williams committed to play at this year's US Open on Wednesday as US Tennis Association officials vowed they can safely stage the first Grand Slam since the coronavirus pandemic shutdown....

 2020-06-18 04:31 

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Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton...

Donald Trump pleaded with China's leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president's former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive new behind-the-scenes book, according to excerpts published Wednesday.T...

 2020-06-18 04:31 

AFP

Atlanta police officer charged with murder for shooting black man...

An Atlanta police officer has been charged with murder for shooting a 27-year-old man in the back, justice officials announced Wednesday in the latest case to spark anger over police killings of African Americans. Brooks' shooting came less than three...

 2020-06-18 04:27 

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Bryant pilot trying to clear fog before chopper crash: probe...

The pilot in the helicopter crash that claimed the life of NBA legend Kobe Bryant told air traffic controllers he was trying to climb out of heavy fog just before the doomed chopper slammed into a hillside, preliminary findings showed on Wednesday....

 2020-06-18 04:08 

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Felix double sends Atletico to La Liga top four...

Portugal youngster Joao Felix scored twice as Atletico Madrid moved into the Champions League places with a 5-0 La Liga thrashing of Osasuna on Wednesday....

 2020-06-18 04:08 

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Man City make winning return after joining race protest...

Manchester City secured the first win of the Premier League's restart with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Arsenal at an empty Etihad on Wednesday as the English top flight's return was marked by protests against racial injustice.A minute's silence ...

 2020-06-18 04:04 

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Felix double sends Atletico to La Liga top four...

Portugal youngster Joao Felix scored twice as Atletico Madrid moved into the Champions League places with a 5-0 La Liga thrashing of Osasuna on Wednesday....

 2020-06-18 04:04 

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Man City make winning return after joining race protest...

Manchester City secured the first win of the Premier League's restart with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Arsenal at an empty Etihad on Wednesday as the English top flight's return was marked by protests against racial injustice.A minute's silence ...

 2020-06-18 04:00 

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US presses China as top officials seek way forward...

The United States on Wednesday pressed China over its treatment of Uighur Muslims and Hong Kong, just as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was meeting a top official from Beijing in Hawaii to assess soaring tensions."My own view is that the United States...

 2020-06-18 04:00 

AFP

Trump asked China's Xi for re-election help, claims Bolton...

Donald Trump pleaded with China's leader Xi Jinping for help to win re-election in 2020, the US president's former national security advisor John Bolton writes in an explosive new behind-the-scenes book, according to excerpts published Wednesday.T...

 2020-06-18 03:59 

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'Send thousand million messages': Guardiola embarrassed by treatment of black people...

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he is "embarrassed and ashamed" at the historic treatment of black people as the Premier League's return was marked by protests against racial injustice on Wednesday....

 2020-06-18 03:55 

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India, China hold talks to de-escalate deadly border tensions...

India and China agreed Wednesday to ease tensions at their disputed Himalayan border, even as they traded blame for a brawl that left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead.India's foreign ministry said Jaishankar "conveyed the protest" of his gover...

 2020-06-18 03:55 

AFP

US presses China as top officials seek way forward...

The United States on Wednesday pressed China over its treatment of Uighur Muslims and Hong Kong, just as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was meeting a top official from Beijing in Hawaii to assess soaring tensions."My own view is that the United States...

 2020-06-18 03:46 

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Premier League restarts with goal-line howler as players take knee...

The Premier League restart was engulfed in controversy on Wednesday when goal-line technology made an unprecedented blunder after players took the knee to protest against racism at both matches."The seven cameras located in the stands around the goal ...

 2020-06-18 03:43 

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McIlroy dismisses European players' ranking complaints...

Rory McIlroy says European players who decided not to travel to the United States for the US PGA Tour's restart shouldn't complain about missing out on world rankings points....

 2020-06-18 03:32 

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Napoli beat Juventus on penalties to win sixth Italian Cup...

Napoli beat Juventus 4-2 on penalties to lift the Italian Cup for the sixth time after the score was 0-0 after 90 minutes in an empty Stadio Olimpco in Rome....

 2020-06-18 03:28 

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Kyrgios labels ATP chief 'potato' in US Open blast...

Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios branded ATP chief Andrea Gaudenzi as a "potato" on Wednesday in his latest attack on the way tennis is being run during the coronavirus....

 2020-06-18 03:22 

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Four things from the Premier League restart...

A technology black hole spared Orjan Nyland's blushes when the Aston Villa goalkeeper somehow got away with stumbling back into his own goal with the ball, allowing the struggling outfit to escape with a goalless draw against Champions League-chasing ...

 2020-06-18 03:02 

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Man City make winning return to extend Liverpool's wait...

Manchester City extended Liverpool's wait to win a first league title in 30 years as Pep Guardiola's men beat 10-man Arsenal 3-0 at an empty Etihad to secure the first win of the Premier League's restart on Wednesday.A minute's silence bef...

 2020-06-18 02:52 

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Premier League restarts with goal-line howler, City keep Liverpool waiting...

The Premier League restart was engulfed in controversy on Wednesday when goal-line technology made an unprecedented blunder after players took the knee to protest against racism at both matches."The seven cameras located in the stands around the goal ...

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