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 2020-01-22 18:09 

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Serena says she was 'nowhere near' Coco Gauff's level at 15...

Serena Williams said that she was "nowhere near" as good as 15-year-old Coco Gauff when she was that age as the American great reached the Australian Open third round Wednesday despite being far from her best....

 2020-01-22 17:51 

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Serena, Federer into third round as Osaka sets up Coco crunch...

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as a pumped-up Serena Williams took another step towards a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title."My parents always told me yo...

 2020-01-22 17:51 

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England confident ahead of fourth Test against South Africa...

England, fresh from their crushing defeat of South Africa in the third Test, are looking strong favourites to claim a series-winning victory in the fourth and final match starting Friday....

 2020-01-22 17:51 

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'Stalker' Osaka and Netflix Novak: Australian Open briefs...

Brief stories from the Australian Open on Wednesday:The world number two was executive producer of Netflix documentary 'The Game Changers' about the benefits of a plant-based diet, working alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan.Footage of...

 2020-01-22 17:51 

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Style legend Jean-Paul Gaultier takes his last bow...

Legendary French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier will retire from fashion after a typically spectacular show in Paris on Wednesday.His "Fashion Freak Show", a cheeky cabaret revue based on his life has been a popular and critical hit.But Gaultier cult...

 2020-01-22 17:50 

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Serena, Federer into third round as Osaka sets up Coco crunch...

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as a pumped-up Serena Williams took another step towards a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title."My parents always told me yo...

 2020-01-22 17:34 

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises...

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged people to steer clear of the city at the heart of the outbreak.The illness is mainly transmitted...

 2020-01-22 17:34 

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Serena, Federer into third round as Osaka sets up Coco crunch...

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as a pumped-up Serena Williams took another step towards a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title."My parents always told me yo...

 2020-01-22 17:19 

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Trump relaunches trade battle with Europe...

US President Donald Trump relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe on Wednesday, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans failed to agree a long-delayed trade deal....

 2020-01-22 17:19 

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises...

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged people to steer clear of the city at the heart of the outbreak.The illness is mainly transmitted...

 2020-01-22 17:10 

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Fired-up Federer storms into Australian Open third round...

Ruthless Swiss master Roger Federer kept intact his 20-year record of reaching at least the third round of the Australian Open after crushing Serb Filip Krajinovic on Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 17:04 

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Mathews ton gives Sri Lanka lead in Zimbabwe...

Angelo Mathews struck his first Test century in over a year as Sri Lanka moved ahead of Zimbabwe's first innings total on the fourth day of the series opener at Harare on Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 16:56 

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Screaming Serena into third round as Osaka sets up Coco crunch...

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as Serena Williams screamed and shouted her way into the third round."My parents always told me you can always come back -- no ...

 2020-01-22 16:56 

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Lampard says Chelsea have striking options if Abraham ruled out...

Frank Lampard says Chelsea can cope without leading scorer Tammy Abraham after the England striker suffered an ankle injury scare in Tuesday's 2-2 draw with 10-man Arsenal....

 2020-01-22 16:56 

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Trump relaunches trade battle with Europe...

US President Donald Trump relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe on Wednesday, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans failed to agree a long-delayed trade deal....

 2020-01-22 16:47 

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises...

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged people to steer clear of the city at the heart of the outbreak.The illness is mainly transmitted...

 2020-01-22 16:47 

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Screaming Serena into third round as Osaka sets up Coco crunch...

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as Serena Williams screamed and shouted her way into the third round."My parents always told me you can always come back -- no ...

 2020-01-22 16:28 

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Bayern Munich sign Real Madrid defender Odriozola on loan...

Bayern Munich have signed Real Madrid right-back Alvaro Odriozola on loan until the end of the season, the two clubs confirmed on Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 16:05 

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Greece elects first woman president...

Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law....

 2020-01-22 16:05 

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises...

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities urged people to steer clear of the city at the heart of the outbreak.The illness is mainly transmitted...

 2020-01-22 15:57 

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Screaming Serena into third round as Osaka sets up Coco crunch...

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as Serena Williams screamed and shouted her way into the third round."My parents always told me you can always come back -- no ...

 2020-01-22 15:54 

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England confident ahead of fifth test against South Africa...

England, fresh from their crushing defeat of South Africa in the third Test, are looking strong favourites to claim a series-winning victory in the fourth and final match starting Thursday....

 2020-01-22 15:29 

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Greece elects first woman president...

Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law....

 2020-01-22 15:29 

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Greece elects first woman president...

Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law....

 2020-01-22 14:56 

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South Korean transgender soldier pleads to stay in army...

A transgender South Korean soldier who enlisted as a man and underwent a sex change last year pleaded tearfully to be allowed to stay in uniform Wednesday after the military decided to discharge her....

 2020-01-22 14:56 

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Greece elects first woman president...

Greece's parliament on Wednesday elected the first woman president in the country's history, a senior judge with an expertise in environmental and constitutional law....

 2020-01-22 14:53 

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises...

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities scrambled to contain the disease during the Lunar New Year travel season.The illness is mainly transmi...

 2020-01-22 14:53 

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South Korean transgender soldier pleads to stay in army...

A transgender South Korean soldier who enlisted as a man and underwent a sex change last year pleaded tearfully to be allowed to stay in uniform Wednesday after the military decided to discharge her....

 2020-01-22 14:27 

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Charity brands number of UK prison deaths 'national scandal'...

The death toll in British prisons is "a national scandal", a pressure group said on Wednesday, calling for a reduction in inmate numbers just as the government is promising tougher sentences....

 2020-01-22 14:27 

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China warns virus could mutate and spread as death toll rises...

A new virus that has killed nine people, infected hundreds and reached the United States could mutate and spread, China warned Wednesday, as authorities scrambled to contain the disease during the Lunar New Year travel season.The illness is mainly transmi...

 2020-01-22 14:10 

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Ewan grabs Tour Down Under lead in fire-ravaged Adelaide Hills...

Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan surged past defending Tour Down Under champion Daryl Impey to win the second stage and seize the overall race lead on Wednesday."Yesterday things really didn't go to plan, and I think we spoke for about an hour in th...

 2020-01-22 14:10 

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Charity brands number of UK prison deaths 'national scandal'...

The death toll in British prisons is "a national scandal", a pressure group said on Wednesday, calling for a reduction in inmate numbers just as the government is promising tougher sentences....

 2020-01-22 14:10 

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Below-par Serena fends off Zidansek to reach Melbourne third round...

Serena Williams admitted she was frustrated and not at her best as she fought off a stubborn Tamara Zidansek to reach the Australian Open third round on Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 14:09 

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Olympic boxing qualifier in China scrapped over virus: report...

A boxing qualifier for the Tokyo Olympics scheduled for next month in China's Wuhan will be cancelled over the outbreak of a new virus, Japan's Kyodo news agency said Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 14:03 

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Ewan grabs Tour Down Under lead in fire-ravaged Adelaide Hills...

Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan surged past defending Tour Down Under champion Daryl Impey to win the second stage and seize the overall race lead on Wednesday."Yesterday things really didn't go to plan, and I think we spoke for about an hour in th...

 2020-01-22 13:58 

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S. Korea posts lowest growth in a decade for 2019...

South Korea's economy expanded at its slowest pace for a decade last year, hampered by prolonged trade tensions between the US and China and the sluggish semiconductor market, the central bank said Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 13:58 

AFP

Ewan grabs Tour Down Under lead in fire-ravaged Adelaide Hills...

Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan surged past defending Tour Down Under champion Daryl Impey to win the second stage and seize the overall race lead on Wednesday."Yesterday things really didn't go to plan, and I think we spoke for about an hour in th...

 2020-01-22 13:54 

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South Korean army to discharge transgender soldier...

A transgender soldier who enlisted as a man and underwent a sex change last year will be discharged from South Korea's army, with the military saying Wednesday she had violated regulations....

 2020-01-22 13:54 

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S. Korea posts lowest growth in a decade for 2019...

South Korea's economy expanded at its slowest pace for a decade last year, hampered by prolonged trade tensions between the US and China and the sluggish semiconductor market, the central bank said Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 13:52 

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South Korean army to discharge transgender soldier...

A transgender soldier who enlisted as a man and underwent a sex change last year will be discharged from South Korea's army, with the military saying Wednesday she had violated regulations....

 2020-01-22 13:52 

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Parliament to elect Greece's first woman president...

A trailblazing judge with particular expertise in environmental law and the constitution will become Greece's first female president on Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 13:11 

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Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses...

Republicans and Democrats battled over summoning high-level White House witnesses Tuesday in a marathon first day of arguments in President Donald Trump's trial for abuse of power.They want to hear from current and former top Trump aides, including Wh...

 2020-01-22 13:11 

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Parliament to elect Greece's first woman president...

A trailblazing judge with particular expertise in environmental law and the constitution will become Greece's first female president on Wednesday....

 2020-01-22 12:50 

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Saudi dismisses link to hack of Amazon owner Bezos...

The Saudi embassy in Washington on Tuesday dismissed suggestions the kingdom hacked the phone of Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, as media reports linked the security breach to a WhatsApp message from an account of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....

 2020-01-22 12:50 

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Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses...

Republicans and Democrats battled over summoning high-level White House witnesses Tuesday in a marathon first day of arguments in President Donald Trump's trial for abuse of power.They want to hear from current and former top Trump aides, including Wh...

 2020-01-22 12:46 

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Venezuela intelligence agents raid Guaido offices: opposition...

Agents from Venezuela's Sebin intelligence service have raided the offices of opposition leader Juan Guaido while he is travelling in Europe, an opposition lawmaker said....

 2020-01-22 12:46 

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Saudi dismisses link to hack of Amazon owner Bezos...

The Saudi embassy in Washington on Tuesday dismissed suggestions the kingdom hacked the phone of Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos, as media reports linked the security breach to a WhatsApp message from an account of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....

 2020-01-22 12:27 

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Learner driver Gauff, 15, says nerves won't slow her against Osaka...

Coco Gauff is still learning to drive and was scared when she went on a highway -- but the 15-year-old warned Naomi Osaka she will not be overawed when they clash Friday at the Australian Open....

 2020-01-22 12:27 

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New power serve sends Djokovic into Aussie Open round three...

Defending champion Novak Djokovic credited a newly refined serve for his eight-game unbeaten streak this season after he romped past Japanese wildcard Tatsuma Ito to reach the Australian Open third round....

 2020-01-22 12:26 

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Coco crunch for Osaka as Djokovic bowls over wildcard...

Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as Novak Djokovic strode towards his eighth title in Melbourne."I was thinking that I really don't want to play a third set...

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