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 2020-01-21 19:25 

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Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin in earnest...

US President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial begins in earnest Tuesday in the Senate, with Democrats calling for his removal from office and Republicans determined to acquit him -- and quickly, if possible."It';s the witch hunt that&#...

 2020-01-21 19:25 

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France, US agree to extend talks over digital tax...

Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump have agreed to extend negotiations on a dispute over a French tax on digital giants to the end of the year, postponing Washington's threat of sanctions against Paris, French officials said Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 19:21 

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Zidane says Bale fit for Copa del Rey test...

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said Gareth Bale is fit and ready to play against Unionistas de Salamanca on Wednesday in the Copa del Rey....

 2020-01-21 19:16 

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De Kock named South Africa one-day captain...

Quinton de Kock was on Tuesday named as South Africa's one-day international captain as part of a long term transition plan....

 2020-01-21 19:15 

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Mendis, Mathews lead Sri Lanka progress in Harare...

Kusal Mendis struck a measured 80 as Sri Lanka reached 205 for three at tea on the third day of the first Test against Zimbabwe in Harare on Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 19:06 

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Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open...

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.The future looks uncertain for the former world number one, who w...

 2020-01-21 19:06 

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Halep braves falls, sore wrist to make winning Melbourne start...

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep survived a couple of tumbles and a sore wrist before surging into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 19:06 

AFP

Historic Trump impeachment trial to begin in earnest...

US President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial begins in earnest Tuesday in the Senate, with Democrats calling for his removal from office and Republicans determined to acquit him -- and quickly, if possible."It';s the witch hunt that&#...

 2020-01-21 18:53 

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Tennis: Australian Open results - 5th update...
 2020-01-21 18:42 

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Asia steps up checks as China virus kills six, infects nearly 300...

Asian countries on Tuesday ramped up measures to block the spread of a new virus as the death toll in China rose to six and the number of cases jumped to almost 300, raising concerns in the middle of a major holiday travel rush.Almost 80 new cases have be...

 2020-01-21 18:42 

AFP

Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open...

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.The future looks uncertain for the former world number one, who w...

 2020-01-21 18:35 

AFP

Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open...

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.The future looks uncertain for the former world number one, who w...

 2020-01-21 18:27 

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Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos...

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday assailed environmental "prophets of doom", delivering an uncompromising message in Davos after Swedish teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg slammed government inaction on the climate crisis.He claimed that "al...

 2020-01-21 18:27 

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Asia steps up checks as China virus kills six, infects nearly 300...

Asian countries on Tuesday ramped up measures to block the spread of a new virus as the death toll in China rose to six and the number of cases jumped to almost 300, raising concerns in the middle of a major holiday travel rush.Almost 80 new cases have be...

 2020-01-21 18:19 

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Prince Harry starts new life with Meghan in Canada...

Prince Harry was spending the first full day of his new life in Canada on Tuesday after jetting in from Britain to join his wife Meghan following their shock exit from their royal roles.According to local reports, the couple are looking to buy a beachside...

 2020-01-21 18:19 

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Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' as Thunberg warns Davos...

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday assailed environmental "prophets of doom", delivering an uncompromising message in Davos after Swedish teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg slammed government inaction on the climate crisis.He claimed that "al...

 2020-01-21 18:19 

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Solskjaer rejects Neville criticism as Rashford begins recovery...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has contradicted former team-mate Gary Neville by saying on Tuesday United are on the "right track"."We are always looking to improve the squad, so now is not the time to start that discussion, Ga...

 2020-01-21 17:52 

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Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open...

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.The future looks uncertain for the former world number one, who w...

 2020-01-21 17:52 

AFP

Prince Harry starts new life with Meghan in Canada...

Prince Harry was spending the first full day of his new life in Canada on Tuesday after jetting in from Britain to join his wife Meghan following their shock exit from their royal roles.According to local reports, the couple are looking to buy a beachside...

 2020-01-21 17:52 

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Bushfire crisis cools notorious Kyrgios temper...

Nick Kyrgios Tuesday said Australia's bushfire disaster had given him perspective and focus, making him realise there were more important things than getting mad on a tennis court....

 2020-01-21 17:41 

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France, US agree to extend digital tax row talks...

Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump have agreed to extend negotiations on a dispute over a French tax on digital giants to the end of the year, postponing Washington's threat of sanctions against Paris, French officials said Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 17:41 

AFP

Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open...

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.The future looks uncertain for the former world number one, who w...

 2020-01-21 17:41 

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Ex-convict Kokorin joins Sochi on loan...

Russian international forward Alexander Kokorin, who was released from jail in September, has joined relegation-threatened FK Sochi on loan until the end of the season, the Russian Premier League side announced on Tuesday. In an assault caught on video, t...

 2020-01-21 17:27 

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Stock markets slide on fears over spreading virus...

Global stock markets slumped Tuesday as a SARS-like virus taking hold in China spooked investors, while sentiment suffered a knock also from a credit-ratings downgrade to major financial hub Hong Kong, analysts said....

 2020-01-21 17:27 

AFP

France, US agree to extend digital tax row talks...

Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump have agreed to extend negotiations on a dispute over a French tax on digital giants to the end of the year, postponing Washington's threat of sanctions against Paris, French officials said Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 17:21 

AFP

Nadal in the pink as Sharapova hits all-time low at Australian Open...

Top seed Rafael Nadal turned on the style as he launched his bid for a record-equalling 20th Major title at the Australian Open on Tuesday, but falling star Maria Sharapova hit a career low.The future looks uncertain for the former world number one, who w...

 2020-01-21 17:18 

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Kyrgios shines for Australia after bushfire disaster...

Australia's Nick Kyrgios put his country's bushfire disaster behind him and gave home fans something to cheer about with a first-round win at the Australian Open Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 17:14 

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Medvedev subdues Tiafoe challenge at Australian Open...

Towering fourth seed Daniil Medvedev navigated a challenging first-round clash against last year's quarter-finalist Frances Tiafoe to kickstart his Australian Open campaign Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 17:13 

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Borthwick named Leicester head coach...

Former England captain Steve Borthwick is to be head coach of Premiership strugglers Leicester Tigers next season, the club announced on Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 16:34 

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Davos financiers pump $1.4tn into fossil fuels: Greenpeace...

Some of the world's biggest banks, insurers and pension funds have collectively invested $1.4 trillion in fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate deal, Greenpeace said Tuesday at the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Greenpeace rep...

 2020-01-21 16:34 

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Stock markets slide on fears over spreading virus...

Global stock markets slumped Tuesday as a SARS-like virus taking hold in China spooked investors, while sentiment suffered a knock also from a credit-ratings downgrade to major financial hub Hong Kong, analysts said....

 2020-01-21 16:26 

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Asia steps up defences as China virus hits 291 people, kills six...

Asian countries on Tuesday ramped up measures to block the spread of a new virus as the death toll in China rose to six and the number of cases jumped to almost 300, raising concerns in the middle of a major holiday travel rush.Almost 80 new cases have be...

 2020-01-21 16:26 

AFP

Davos financiers pump $1.4tn into fossil fuels: Greenpeace...

Some of the world's biggest banks, insurers and pension funds have collectively invested $1.4 trillion in fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate deal, Greenpeace said Tuesday at the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The Greenpeace rep...

 2020-01-21 16:22 

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Sri Lanka reach 124 for two at lunch v Zimbabwe...

Sri Lanka withstood a disciplined Zimbabwe bowling attack to reach 124 for two at lunch on the third day of the first Test on Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 16:19 

AFP

France, US agree to extend digital tax row talks...

Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump have agreed to extend negotiations on a dispute over a French tax on digital giants to the end of the year, postponing Washington's threat of sanctions against Paris, French officials said Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 16:19 

AFP

Asia steps up defences as China virus hits 291 people, kills six...

Asian countries on Tuesday ramped up measures to block the spread of a new virus as the death toll in China rose to six and the number of cases jumped to almost 300, raising concerns in the middle of a major holiday travel rush.Almost 80 new cases have be...

 2020-01-21 16:15 

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United charged by FA over players' misconduct in Liverpool defeat...

Manchester United have been charged by the Football Association (FA) over misconduct of their players in the 2-0 defeat by runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool....

 2020-01-21 16:15 

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United charged by FA over players' misconduct in Liverpool defeat...

Manchester United have been charged by the Football Association (FA) over misconduct of their players in the 2-0 defeat by runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool....

 2020-01-21 16:08 

AFP

Family to mark Sala's anniversary in 'quiet contemplation'...

The death of Cardiff forward Emiliano Sala in a plane crash a year ago will be marked by his family on Tuesday in "private, quiet contemplation of their loss", their lawyer said.Mercedes said she used to go over to France every year to celebrate S...

 2020-01-21 15:45 

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Thunberg condemns climate inaction as Trump joins Davos...

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday slammed the business elite for doing "basically nothing" on climate change, as the Davos forum braced for an address from US President Donald Trump hours before his impeachment trial begins.Speaking ...

 2020-01-21 15:45 

AFP

France, US agree to extend digital tax row talks...

Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump have agreed to extend negotiations on a dispute over a French tax on digital giants to the end of the year, postponing Washington's threat of sanctions against Paris, French officials said Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 15:38 

AFP

Halep braves falls, sore wrist to make winning Melbourne start...

Two-time Grand Slam champion Simona Halep survived a couple of tumbles and a sore wrist before surging into the Australian Open second round on Tuesday....

 2020-01-21 15:36 

AFP

United charged by FA over players misconduct...

Manchester United have been charged by the Football Association (FA) over misconduct of their players in the 2-0 defeat by runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool....

 2020-01-21 14:37 

AFP

Thunberg slams climate change inaction as Davos awaits Trump...

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday slammed global inaction on climate change in front of the world's top business leaders, as the annual Davos forum faced up to the perils of global warming while bracing for an address from US President D...

 2020-01-21 14:32 

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Thunberg slams climate change inaction as Davos awaits Trump...

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday slammed global inaction on climate change in front of the world's top business leaders, as the annual Davos forum faced up to the perils of global warming while bracing for an address from US President D...

 2020-01-21 14:32 

AFP

Hong Kong leads Asia stocks down, while virus spooks markets...

Hong Kong stocks tumbled Tuesday after the city's credit rating was downgraded over its response to months of sometimes violent protests, while investors were also spooked by a deadly SARS-like virus that has been confirmed to be transmitted between h...

 2020-01-21 14:32 

AFP

Thunberg condemns climate inaction as Trump joins Davos...

Swedish teen activist Greta Thunberg on Tuesday slammed the business elite for doing "basically nothing" on climate change, as the Davos forum braced for an address from US President Donald Trump hours before his impeachment trial begins.Speaking ...

 2020-01-21 14:30 

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'Visual pollution' and the Grand Slim: Australian Open briefs...

Brief stories from the Australian Open on Tuesday:The Swiss world number seven sent down four doubles in her win over Anna Schmeidlova, clocking up US$800 for the cause after deadly wildfires torched thousands of homes....

 2020-01-21 14:24 

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China's former Interpol chief sentenced to 13 years in prison...

Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei, who was detained on a visit to China in 2018, was sentenced Tuesday to more than 13 years in prison for bribery in a case that shook the international police organisation....

 2020-01-21 14:24 

AFP

Hong Kong leads Asia stocks down, while virus spooks markets...

Hong Kong stocks tumbled Tuesday after the city's credit rating was downgraded over its response to months of sometimes violent protests, while investors were also spooked by a deadly SARS-like virus that has been confirmed to be transmitted between h...

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