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 2020-01-20 11:28 

AFP

First smog, now rain as conditions cause havoc at Australian Open...

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka made lightning starts before rain halted day one of the Australian Open on Monday, causing further chaos after a build-up hit by haze from raging bushfires."It was really tough for me trying to control my nerves," s...

 2020-01-20 11:28 

AFP

First smog, now rain as conditions cause havoc at Australian Open...

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka made lightning starts before rain halted day one of the Australian Open on Monday, causing further chaos after a build-up hit by haze from raging bushfires."It was really tough for me trying to control my nerves," s...

 2020-01-20 11:28 

AFP

SARS-like virus spreads in China, nearly 140 new cases...

A mysterious SARS-like virus has killed a third person and spread around China -- including to Beijing -- authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year in humanity's biggest migration.I...

 2020-01-20 11:28 

AFP

Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia...

Thunderstorms and giant hail battered parts of Australia's east coast on Monday after "apocalyptic"; dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas, as extreme weather patterns collided in the bushfire-fatigued country.The bureau of meteorolog...

 2020-01-20 11:28 

AFP

Fuming Shapovalov slams 'terrible call' in Australian Open upset...

Feisty Canadian Denis Shapovalov was sent packing from the Australian Open at the first hurdle Monday after an epic row with the umpire for throwing his racquet in frustration."I think it was a terrible call. The rule as I know it is if I break my rac...

 2020-01-20 11:22 

AFP

Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit...

Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays.Their models boast many features of the street prote...

 2020-01-20 11:22 

AFP

SARS-like virus spreads in China, nearly 140 new cases...

A mysterious SARS-like virus has killed a third person and spread around China -- including to Beijing -- authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year in humanity's biggest migration.I...

 2020-01-20 11:10 

AFP

Tennis: Australian Open results - 3rd update...
 2020-01-20 11:06 

AFP

New York Times endorses Warren, Klobuchar for president...

The New York Times on Sunday endorsed Senators Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic presidential nomination, its first time choosing two candidates....

 2020-01-20 11:06 

AFP

Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit...

Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays.Their models boast many features of the street prote...

 2020-01-20 11:01 

AFP

Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit...

Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays.Their models boast many features of the street prote...

 2020-01-20 11:01 

AFP

New York Times endorses Warren, Klobuchar for president...

The New York Times on Sunday endorsed Senators Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic presidential nomination, its first time choosing two candidates....

 2020-01-20 10:56 

AFP

Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit...

Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays.Their models boast many features of the street prote...

 2020-01-20 10:56 

AFP

Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit...

Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays.Their models boast many features of the street prote...

 2020-01-20 10:56 

AFP

Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia...

"Apocalyptic"; dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas of Australia over the weekend, with thunder and giant hail battering the east coast, as extreme weather patterns collided in the bushfire-fatigued country."We are used to the ritual...

 2020-01-20 10:56 

AFP

Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit...

Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays.Their models boast many features of the street prote...

 2020-01-20 10:56 

AFP

First smog, now rain as conditions cause havoc at Australian Open...

Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka made lightning starts before rain halted day one of the Australian Open on Monday, causing further chaos after a build-up hit by haze from raging bushfires."It was really tough for me trying to control my nerves," s...

 2020-01-20 10:46 

AFP

'Parasite' invades Oscars race with stunning SAG award win...

"Parasite" shocked the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday by landing the night's top prize, a historic win which thrusts the South Korean black comedy into Oscars contention.Joaquin Phoenix won best actor for "Joker", a dark origin s...

 2020-01-20 10:46 

AFP

Dust storms and giant hail batter bushfire-weary Australia...

"Apocalyptic"; dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas of Australia over the weekend, with thunder and giant hail battering the east coast, as extreme weather patterns collided in the bushfire-fatigued country."We are used to the ritual...

 2020-01-20 10:22 

AFP

Immaculate Federer reaches Australian Open second round in style...

Roger Federer swatted aside Steve Johnson to race into the Australian Open second round Monday as he kickstarted his bid for a 21st Grand Slam title in immaculate style....

 2020-01-20 10:17 

AFP

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown...

Patrick Mahomes ended the Kansas City Chiefs' 50-year wait for a return to the Super Bowl on Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers routed the Green Bay Packers to advance to next month's NFL showpiece.The win came one year after the Chiefs suffered an...

 2020-01-20 10:17 

AFP

'Parasite' invades Oscars race with stunning SAG award win...

"Parasite" shocked the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday by landing the night's top prize, a historic win which thrusts the South Korean black comedy into Oscars contention.Joaquin Phoenix won best actor for "Joker", a dark origin s...

 2020-01-20 10:17 

AFP

Osaka makes net-busting start to Australian Open title defence...

Naomi Osaka began her Australian Open title defence in emphatic fashion, breaking the net with a blockbuster serve as she dismantled unseeded Czech Marie Bouzkova on Monday.Osaka has spoken openly about her struggles with negative headlines and the weight...

 2020-01-20 09:56 

AFP

Play suspended as rain hits Australian Open...

Play was suspended just hours after the start of the Australian Open on Monday as heavy rain fell on Melbourne Park, causing further disruption after a build-up hit by smoke from bushfires....

 2020-01-20 09:46 

AFP

JPMorgan Chase buys new Paris building for post-Brexit move...

US bank JPMorgan Chase on Sunday said it had purchased a new building in the heart of Paris capable of holding 450 people, the latest step in its plans to move out of London following Brexit....

 2020-01-20 09:46 

AFP

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown...

Patrick Mahomes ended the Kansas City Chiefs' 50-year wait for a return to the Super Bowl on Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers routed the Green Bay Packers to advance to next month's NFL showpiece.The win came one year after the Chiefs suffered an...

 2020-01-20 09:40 

AFP

Spain's 'drunken gummy bears' on edge as Haribo bares its teeth...

Ander Mendez and his friends were hoping they'd struck it rich when they came up with the idea of selling alcohol-infused gummy bears -- until they found themselves in the sights of sweet giant Haribo. Each is colour-coded to denote different flavours...

 2020-01-20 09:40 

AFP

JPMorgan Chase buys new Paris building for post-Brexit move...

US bank JPMorgan Chase on Sunday said it had purchased a new building in the heart of Paris capable of holding 450 people, the latest step in its plans to move out of London following Brexit....

 2020-01-20 09:25 

AFP

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown...

Patrick Mahomes ended the Kansas City Chiefs' 50-year wait for a return to the Super Bowl on Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers routed the Green Bay Packers to advance to next month's NFL showpiece.But despite starting strongly the Titans ran out o...

 2020-01-20 09:25 

AFP

Spain's 'drunken gummy bears' on edge as Haribo bares its teeth...

Ander Mendez and his friends were hoping they'd struck it rich when they came up with the idea of selling alcohol-infused gummy bears -- until they found themselves in the sights of sweet giant Haribo. Each is colour-coded to denote different flavours...

 2020-01-20 09:25 

AFP

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown...

Patrick Mahomes ended the Kansas City Chiefs' 50-year wait for a return to the Super Bowl on Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers routed the Green Bay Packers to advance to next month's NFL showpiece.The win came one year after the Chiefs suffered an...

 2020-01-20 09:24 

AFP

Threatened species hit hard by Australia's bushfires...

Australia's bushfires have burned more than half the known habitat of 100 threatened plants and animals, including 32 critically endangered species, the government said Monday.Sally Box, the department's Threatened Species Commissioner, said the s...

 2020-01-20 09:24 

AFP

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown...

Patrick Mahomes ended the Kansas City Chiefs' 50-year wait for a return to the Super Bowl on Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers routed the Green Bay Packers to advance to next month's NFL showpiece.But despite starting strongly the Titans ran out o...

 2020-01-20 09:22 

AFP

Threatened species hit hard by Australia's bushfires...

Australia's bushfires have burned more than half the known habitat of 100 threatened plants and animals, including 32 critically endangered species, the government said Monday.Sally Box, the department's Threatened Species Commissioner, said the s...

 2020-01-20 09:22 

AFP

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown...

Patrick Mahomes ended the Kansas City Chiefs' 50-year wait for a return to the Super Bowl on Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers routed the Green Bay Packers to advance to next month's NFL showpiece.But despite starting strongly the Titans ran out o...

 2020-01-20 09:22 

AFP

Tennis: Australian Open results - 2nd update...
 2020-01-20 09:19 

AFP

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown...

Patrick Mahomes ended the Kansas City Chiefs' 50-year wait for a return to the Super Bowl on Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers routed the Green Bay Packers to advance to next month's NFL showpiece.But despite starting strongly the Titans ran out o...

 2020-01-20 09:19 

AFP

Billionaires richer than 60 percent of the world's population: Oxfam...

The world's billionaires have doubled in the past decade and are richer than 60 percent of the global population, the charity Oxfam said Monday....

 2020-01-20 09:08 

AFP

SARS-like virus spreads in China, nearly 140 new cases...

A mysterious SARS-like virus has killed a third person and spread around China -- including to Beijing -- authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year in humanity's biggest migration.I...

 2020-01-20 09:08 

AFP

Billionaires richer than 60 percent of the world's population: Oxfam...

The world's billionaires have doubled in the past decade and are richer than 60 percent of the global population, the charity Oxfam said Monday....

 2020-01-20 08:52 

AFP

'I'm just Olympia's mum': Serena's history chase begins with quick win...

Serena Williams blitzed the first set in 19 minutes as she launched her quest for a 24th Grand Slam title with a quickfire demolition of Anastasia Potapova at the Australian Open on Monday....

 2020-01-20 08:40 

AFP

Maguire fails to measure up as Van Dijk leads Liverpool title charge...

Liverpool spent much of the last 30 years living in Manchester United's shadow, but after three decades their time to be crowned champions of England again is nigh.Since the opening weekend of the season, United have kept just three clean sheets in th...

 2020-01-20 08:40 

AFP

Mostert's fab four as Niners run over Packers...

Raheem Mostert rushed for four touchdowns as the San Francisco 49ers booked their place in the Super Bowl on Sunday with a 37-20 demolition of the Green Bay Packers....

 2020-01-20 08:40 

AFP

SARS-like virus spreads in China, nearly 140 new cases...

A mysterious SARS-like virus has killed a third person and spread around China -- including to Beijing -- authorities said Monday, fuelling fears of a major outbreak as millions begin travelling for the Lunar New Year in humanity's biggest migration.I...

 2020-01-20 08:40 

AFP

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown...

Patrick Mahomes ended the Kansas City Chiefs' 50-year wait for a return to the Super Bowl on Sunday as the San Francisco 49ers routed the Green Bay Packers to advance to next month's NFL showpiece.But despite starting strongly the Titans ran out o...

 2020-01-20 08:39 

AFP

Simmons blasts 10 sixes as Windies rout Ireland to level T20 series...

Opening batsman Lendl Simmons blasted 10 sixes in an undefeated 91 as West Indies routed Ireland by nine wickets in the third and final Twenty20 International at Warner Park on Sunday....

 2020-01-20 08:25 

AFP

Prince Harry expresses 'great sadness' at royal split...

Britain's Prince Harry expressed "great sadness" on Sunday at he and his wife Meghan being stripped of their royal titles as part of a historic separation settlement with the Queen."No royal has ever paid back money," former royal pres...

 2020-01-20 08:25 

AFP

Maguire fails to measure up as Van Dijk leads Liverpool title charge...

Liverpool spent much of the last 30 years living in Manchester United's shadow, but after three decades their time to be crowned champions of England again is nigh.Since the opening weekend of the season, United have kept just three clean sheets in th...

 2020-01-20 08:24 

AFP

Maguire fails to measure up as Van Dijk leads Liverpool title charge...

Liverpool spent much of the last 30 years living in Manchester United's shadow, but after three decades their time to be crowned champions of England again is nigh.Since the opening weekend of the season, United have kept just three clean sheets in th...

 2020-01-20 08:17 

AFP

Five things we learned from rugby union's European Cup pool stage...

The European Champions Cup field is down to eight and will take a break until after the Six Nations. AFP Sport looks at five things we learned from the pool stage which ended on Sunday:-- When Toulouse beat Gloucester 35-14 on Sunday they eased their path...

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