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 2020-06-16 23:44 

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North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South...

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, triggering broad international condemnation after days of virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday the liaiso...

 2020-06-16 23:32 

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North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South...

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, triggering broad international condemnation after days of virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday the liaiso...

 2020-06-16 23:24 

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Dettori gives Gosden landmark Royal Ascot win after caffeine kicks in...

Frankie Dettori said he required an espresso or two to pump himself up because of the flat atmosphere with no spectators allowed at Royal Ascot due to the coronvavirus pandemic.The adrenaline was clearly flowing as Dettori performed his trademark flying d...

 2020-06-16 23:01 

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Cheer us to the title from home, Klopp urges Liverpool fans...

Jurgen Klopp has told Liverpool fans to cheer his team to Premier League glory from their homes as the runaway leaders prepare for the season to restart....

 2020-06-16 22:58 

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Sterling says 'now is the time' to act against racism...

England forward Raheem Sterling said on Tuesday that "now is the time to act" against racism....

 2020-06-16 22:48 

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Bairstow eyes England wicketkeeper role ahead of West Indies Tests...

Jonny Bairstow believes he can regain his role as England's Test wicketkeeper as players prepare to go head-to-head for a place in the side to face the West Indies."That was the bit at the start of my career that people questioned but people have ...

 2020-06-16 22:46 

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US Open to go ahead without fans...

The US Open tennis championships will go ahead as scheduled in August but without spectators, officials confirmed on Tuesday....

 2020-06-16 22:46 

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Battaash the crowning moment for Crowley in Royal Ascot treble...

Jim Crowley stole the show on the first day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday, riding three winners including a sparkling victory on Battaash in the Group One King's Stand Stakes.Crowley still enjoyed the moment of glory with Battaash, whose trainer Charlie H...

 2020-06-16 22:46 

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North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South...

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, triggering broad international condemnation after days of virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday the liaiso...

 2020-06-16 22:46 

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Pandemic pushes Japan geisha to get online...

Japanese geisha "Chacha" sits on her knees with her fingertips neatly placed on the wooden floor, gracefully bowing to an audience sitting not in front of her but miles away, watching online."How have you been at home?" asks Chacha, addres...

 2020-06-16 22:36 

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West Indies' Hope aiming for Test turnaround in England...

West Indies batsman Shai Hope is aiming to achieve a "turnaround" in his Test career now he is back in England, the scene of his greatest triumph in the five-day format....

 2020-06-16 22:12 

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US Open to go ahead without fans...

The US Open tennis championships will go ahead as scheduled in August but without spectators, officials confirmed on Tuesday....

 2020-06-16 21:55 

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Steroid breakthrough raises virus hopes, despite China outbreak...

Britain is to start giving seriously ill coronavirus patients a basic steroid treatment hailed as a "major breakthrough" Tuesday capable of reducing the global pandemic's death toll as worrying new outbreaks surfaced.The US central bank chief ...

 2020-06-16 21:55 

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US Open to go ahead without fans...

The US Open tennis championships will go ahead as scheduled in August but without spectators, officials confirmed on Tuesday....

 2020-06-16 21:50 

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Indian and Chinese troops in deadly border clash...

Three Indian soldiers were killed in a violent face-off on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday, following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides.An Indian army officer in the region told AFP t...

 2020-06-16 21:50 

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Steroid breakthrough raises virus hopes, despite China outbreak...

Britain is to start giving seriously ill coronavirus patients a basic steroid treatment hailed as a "major breakthrough" Tuesday capable of reducing the global pandemic's death toll as worrying new outbreaks surfaced.The US central bank chief ...

 2020-06-16 21:34 

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Guardiola says Man City are not ready for punishing Premier League return...

Pep Guardiola fears his Manchester City players are not ready for the gruelling demands of the Premier League restart....

 2020-06-16 21:22 

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Steroid first drug shown to save lives of severest COVID-19 cases...

The steroid dexamethasone was shown Tuesday to be the first drug to significantly reduce the risk of death among severe COVID-19 cases, in trial results hailed as a "major breakthrough" in the fight against the disease. "Dexamethasone is the f...

 2020-06-16 21:22 

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Indian and Chinese troops in deadly border clash...

Three Indian soldiers were killed in a violent face-off on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday, following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides.An Indian army officer in the region told AFP t...

 2020-06-16 21:18 

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Rashford 1 UK govt 0: footballer forces change on child poverty...

Britain's government on Tuesday bowed to demands by Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford to change its policy on free school meals for the poorest children, amid growing concerns about the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on low-income famil...

 2020-06-16 21:04 

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Cautious Trump to unveil police reforms...

US President Donald Trump will stake his place Tuesday in the national debate sweeping the country over police violence and racism following the death of George Floyd with an executive order on police reforms -- while taking care not to damage his friendl...

 2020-06-16 21:04 

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Steroid first drug shown to save lives of severest COVID-19 cases...

The steroid dexamethasone was shown Tuesday to be the first drug to significantly reduce the risk of death among severe COVID-19 cases, in trial results hailed as a "major breakthrough" in the fight against the disease. "Dexamethasone is the f...

 2020-06-16 20:45 

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Steroid reduces death risk in severe virus cases...

The steroid dexamethasone has been found to reduce the risk deaths in serious coronavirus cases by a third, according to trial results hailed on Tuesday as a "major breakthrough"....

 2020-06-16 20:45 

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Cautious Trump to unveil police reforms...

US President Donald Trump will stake his place Tuesday in the national debate sweeping the country over police violence and racism following the death of George Floyd with an executive order on police reforms -- while taking care not to damage his friendl...

 2020-06-16 20:30 

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Battaash finally crowned Ascot's king sprinter at third attempt...

Battaash put two years of near misses behind him as he took the King's Stand Stakes at the third time of asking on the opening day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday....

 2020-06-16 20:30 

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Sagan confirms epic 'Pink and Green' Tour-Giro quest...

Cycling superstar Peter Sagan will race the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, but will skip the majority of the one-day classics this season, he told a press conference on Tuesday.The former three-time world champion said he may change his mind on...

 2020-06-16 20:26 

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Sagan confirms 'Pink and Green' Tour-Giro quest...

Cycling superstar Peter Sagan will race the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, but will skip the majority of the one-day classics this season, he told a press conference on Tuesday....

 2020-06-16 20:06 

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Guardiola says Man City are not ready for punishing Premier League return...

Pep Guardiola fears his Manchester City players are not ready for the gruelling demands of the Premier League restart....

 2020-06-16 19:38 

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Indian and Chinese troops in deadly border clash...

Three Indian soldiers were killed in a violent face-off on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday, following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides.An Indian army officer in the region told AFP t...

 2020-06-16 19:38 

AFP

Steroid reduces death risk in severe virus cases...

The steroid dexamethasone has been found to reduce the risk deaths in serious coronavirus cases by a third, according to trial results hailed on Tuesday as a "major breakthrough"....

 2020-06-16 18:59 

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New virus outbreak in China stokes second wave fears...

China's capital was facing an "extremely severe" coronavirus threat on Tuesday, as New Zealand reported its first new infections in almost a month and fears mounted that the deadly pandemic is still far from under control....

 2020-06-16 18:59 

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Indian and Chinese troops in deadly border clash...

Three Indian soldiers were killed in a violent face-off on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday, following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides.An Indian army officer in the region told AFP t...

 2020-06-16 18:50 

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Virus lockdown triggers decathlon WR holder Mayer's split from coach...

World decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer has split with his long-time coach Bertrand Valcin, a little more than a year away from the Tokyo Olympics which were postponed a year to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-06-16 18:22 

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Man Utd star Rashford uses platform for greater good...

Marcus Rashford overcame a deprived childhood to star for Manchester United, giving the socially conscious England striker a platform to show he has not forgotten his roots....

 2020-06-16 18:13 

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Rashford 1 UK govt 0: footballer forces change on child poverty...

The British government on Tuesday bowed to demands by Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford to change its policy on free school meals for the poorest children, amid growing concerns about the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on low-income familie...

 2020-06-16 17:42 

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Queen hails Royal Ascot for putting on a show...

Queen Elizabeth II said Royal Ascot would "remain one of Britain's finest sporting occasions" despite being forced behind closed doors as the meeting got under way on Tuesday.The first day boasts two Group One races, the Queen Anne Stakes and ...

 2020-06-16 16:14 

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Premier League chief urges fans to 'stay away'...

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has warned fans to stay away from stadiums once the top-flight returns behind closed doors on Wednesday....

 2020-06-16 16:13 

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North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South...

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday the liaison office's destruction was ...

 2020-06-16 16:13 

AFP

New virus outbreak in China stokes second wave fears...

China's capital was facing an "extremely severe" coronavirus threat on Tuesday, as New Zealand reported its first new infections in almost a month and fears mounted that the deadly pandemic is still far from under control....

 2020-06-16 15:44 

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Premier League return: the rules...

No spitting and no handshakes -- the Premier League season resumes on Wednesday looking very different from three months ago.Players and staff are required to undergo daily screening for the virus. Before leaving for a match, they must complete relevant c...

 2020-06-16 15:34 

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Indian and Chinese troops in deadly border clash...

Three Indian soldiers were killed in a violent face-off on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday, following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides."Senior military officials of the two sides...

 2020-06-16 15:34 

AFP

North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South...

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said Tuesday the liaison office's destruction was ...

 2020-06-16 14:43 

AFP

North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South...

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang."North Korea has started a provocation cycle with stages of escalation," said Leif-Eric Easley, a ...

 2020-06-16 14:43 

AFP

Indian and Chinese troops in deadly border clash...

Three Indian soldiers were killed in a violent face-off on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday, following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides."Senior military officials of the two sides...

 2020-06-16 14:17 

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India says three soldiers killed in clash on Chinese border...

Three Indian soldiers have been killed in a "violent face-off" on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides.The Indian army said the incident...

 2020-06-16 14:17 

AFP

North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South...

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang."North Korea has started a provocation cycle with stages of escalation," said Leif-Eric Easley, a ...

 2020-06-16 14:02 

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India says three soldiers killed in clash on Chinese border...

Three Indian soldiers have been killed in a "violent face-off" on the Chinese border, the Indian army said Tuesday following weeks of rising tensions and the deployment of thousands of extra troops from both sides.The Indian army said the incident...

 2020-06-16 14:02 

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New virus cases in China, N. Zealand sound pandemic alarm...

More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday underlined the immense challenges still ahead in containing the deadly pandemic, even as some EU nations reopened their borders to fellow ...

 2020-06-16 13:42 

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New virus cases in China, N. Zealand sound pandemic alarm...

More than two dozen new coronavirus cases in China and the first New Zealand infections in almost a month on Tuesday underlined the immense challenges still ahead in containing the deadly pandemic, even as some EU nations reopened their borders to fellow ...

 2020-06-16 13:38 

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North Korea blows up inter-Korean liaison office near border with South...

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office on its side of the border on Tuesday, the South's Unification ministry said, after days of increasingly virulent rhetoric from Pyongyang.The leaflets -- usually attached to hot air balloons or floated...

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