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 2021-01-19 01:23 

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Froome Says 'Age A State Of Mind', Targets Fifth Tour De France...

A defiant Chris Froome declared he was "not finished yet" on Monday as his new cycling team Israel Start Up Nation held a press conference ahead of a season in which the Briton is targeting a fifth Tour de France.Froome has won four Tour de France...

 2021-01-19 01:22 

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Two UN Troops Killed In C. Africa As President's Re-election Confirmed...

Rebels killed two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic on Monday, the UN mission MINUSCA said, hours after the top court confirmed President Faustin Archange Touadera's re-election in a December vote marred by low turnout.The peacekeepers -- a...

 2021-01-19 01:20 

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Aubameyang At The Double As Arsenal Pile More Misery On Newcastle...

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang returned to scoring form with a double as Arsenal's rise up the Premier League table continued with a comfortable 3-0 win over Newcastle on Monday.The Gunners were facing an unlikely battle for survival less than a month ago,...

 2021-01-19 01:20 

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Trump Lifts COVID-19 Travel Bans On Europe, UK; Biden Says 'No'...

President Donald Trump on Monday lifted coronavirus travel bans on most foreign visitors from Europe, the United Kingdom and Brazil just days before he leaves the White House, according to people familiar with the conversations. The Trump administration h...

 2021-01-19 01:20 

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'The Bachelor' 2021 Spoilers: Who Are Matt's Final 4? Hometown Dates Revealed...

Matt James has already said goodbye to some women on his season of "The Bachelor" but there will need to be several more eliminations before he gets down to his final four.While it will be weeks until ABC viewers learn of his Season 25 finalist pi...

 2021-01-19 00:22 

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US Urges Australia To Abandon News Payment Plan For Tech Giants...

The United States has urged Australia to abandon its plan to force Google and Facebook to pay media outlets for their news content, saying there could be "long-lasting negative consequences" for consumers and companies.Australia wants to force the...

 2021-01-19 00:17 

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Meryl Streep Net Worth: A-lister Only 5th On Highest Paid Actresses 2020 List...

Meryl Streep has a net worth of $160 million. She is named one of the highest paid actresses in 2020 with her $24 million salary. Here's why she still remains relevant despite being in the industry for so long....

 2021-01-18 21:30 

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What's On TV Tonight? 8 Shows Airing New Episodes For Jan. 18...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day means many will be off from work and school celebrating the historical holiday. While at home, you can catch new episodes for many shows. From reality TV to game shows and from doctor dramas to home renovation specials, there ar...

 2021-01-18 21:20 

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Wuhan Lab Researchers Became Sick Before First Reported COVID-19 Cases, Says US...

Several researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) became sick in autumn 2019 even before the first case of COVID-19 was reported, the U.S. Department of State claimed as a World Health Organization team arrived in the Chinese city to probe the ...

 2021-01-18 21:07 

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SAfrica Virus Strain More Contagious, Experts Confirm...

A new variant of the coronavirus first identified in South Africa is more contagious than earlier versions, experts said on Monday, but there is no evidence that it is more deadly.The new variant is 50 percent more contagious, said epidemiologist Professo...

 2021-01-18 21:00 

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2020 Was Hottest On Record: How COVID-19 Intersects With Global Warming...

After months of riots, political divisions, and the worst pandemic in a century, there is little disagreement that 2020 just might have been the worst year in modern history.But wait, there's more.2020 is also tied for the hottest year on record&mdash...

 2021-01-18 20:55 

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Brazil Brings Forward Vaccine Campaign As Pressure Builds...

Brazil rolled out a nationwide vaccination campaign Monday, bringing it forward two days in response to growing impatience as the country battles a devastating second wave of Covid-19.The accelerated push came in response to pressure from states including...

 2021-01-18 20:33 

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Italy PM Urges Pro-EU Lawmakers To Back Fragile Government...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte appealed to liberal, pro-European lawmakers on Monday to support his teetering government or risk handing power to the nationalist right.The coalition has been on the brink since former premier Matteo Renzi withdrew h...

 2021-01-18 20:30 

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7 Hard Seltzers To Look Forward To In 2021...

Hard seltzers have risen in popularity over the last year, and it doesn't look like 2021 will be any different. From fruity varieties to iced teas and lemonades, the hard seltzer business is booming, and several players are looking to expand their lin...

 2021-01-18 20:29 

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Vaccine Drive Expands As Covid Probe Criticises Global Response...

Countries around the world stepped up their coronavirus vaccine campaigns Monday, with Russia offering jabs to all citizens, while an independent probe found fault with the early response to the pandemic....

 2021-01-18 20:00 

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How To Golf With Your Dog...

As golfing alone becomes more popular, people are finding different ways to enjoy the sport. One of those is bringing a dog along, which can certainly be fun but requires a level of knowledge to make the experience a fun one for both you and your pet.Befo...

 2021-01-18 19:48 

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Guatemalan Security Forces Break Up US-bound Migrant Caravan...

Guatemalan security forces on Monday broke up a caravan of some 4,000 Honduran migrants trying to reach the United States on a journey of thousands of kilometers through Central America on foot, AFP reporters witnessed.Police advanced on the group in a co...

 2021-01-18 19:30 

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Messaging Apps Compared: WhatsApp vs. Signal vs. Telegram...

The battle among messaging apps is heating up as users look for the most secure platform to exchange messages without sacrificing capabilities.Users have been clamoring for messaging app alternatives after a privacy policy change by Facebook-owned WhatsAp...

 2021-01-18 19:21 

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Mexico Says Drug Case Row Won't Affect US Ties...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that tensions with the United States over the case of a former defense minister accused of cartel ties would not affect cooperation.The US Justice Department on Saturday threatened to end law enfor...

 2021-01-18 19:10 

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Can JC Penney Perform A Magic Act As It Emerges From Bankruptcy?...

After years of struggles, JC Penney may be finally ready to turn the corner. But what does the department store retailer really need to do to bring back customers?...

 2021-01-18 19:04 

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Hit By Pandemic, Eurozone Sees Ghost Of The Debt Crisis...

European governments fear the Covid-19 pandemic will punish the most fragile economies the hardest, widening gaps between EU member states and reviving memories of the eurozone debt crisis.Much has changed in the European economy since the crisis a decade...

 2021-01-18 18:46 

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Disneyland Paris Postpones Re-opening To April...

Disneyland Paris, Europe's biggest tourist attraction, said Monday it now expects to reopen on April 2, seven weeks later than planned, because of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis....

 2021-01-18 18:37 

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Milan Men's Fashion Week Longs For A Bright Winter...

Comforting fabrics, bright colours, winter shorts and uninhibited movement are all on show at Milan Men's Fashion Week, whose collections for autumn-winter 2021 have been kept behind closed doors this year by Covid-19.With the Italian fashion capital ...

 2021-01-18 18:30 

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Why Is Inauguration Day On Jan. 20? The History Behind The Day We Swear In Presidents...

Amid all that has happened in recent weeks, Wednesday's Inauguration Day may, in some ways, be unlike any other. Though, in some respects, it will be just like all previous ones.The vice president will be sworn in first, then the president, followed b...

 2021-01-18 18:18 

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Fears For Sudan's Darfur After Nearly 140 Killed In Days Of Fighting...

The latest inter-ethnic violence to rock Sudan's restive Darfur region had killed nearly 140 people by Monday, tribal leaders said just weeks after a peacekeeping mission ended operations.Clashes left 55 people dead in South Darfur on Monday, after a ...

 2021-01-18 18:00 

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Oscars 2021: Everything We Know So Far About Annual Ceremony...

It's been almost one year since "Parasite" made history as the first foreign-language film to win the Best Picture statue at the Oscars, and the 2021 awards show will also likely be one that goes down in the history books....

 2021-01-18 17:49 

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Job-Hunting In 2021? Here's What You Need To Know About The Job Market...

Well, 2020 was a real doozy of a year.Thankfully, all of that is now behind us, and all of us can now look forward to 2021 and proceed with our goals for this year, like following up on our New Year's resolutions, getting our lives back together, or l...

 2021-01-18 17:30 

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Top 2021 Video Game Releases: 'Hitman,' 'Halo' And More...

While 2020 proved to be a rocky year for game development, 2021 is turning out to be a year stacked with big titles. Don't let the triple-A releases take all your attention, though: There are plenty of small games to be excited about as well. Here are...

 2021-01-18 17:28 

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Fujimori Vows To Pardon Father If Elected Peru President...

Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori has said that she would pardon her jailed father, former president Alberto Fujimori, if she wins April's general election.The 82-year-old Fujimori is serving a 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity an...

 2021-01-18 17:20 

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Inauguration Day 2021: What To Expect When Biden Is Sworn-In As President...

Although the events leading to Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, have been anything but politics as usual, much of the pomp and circumstance will remain the same....

 2021-01-18 17:10 

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What Are Stablecoins? Why Investors Are Moving To Cryptocurrency's Safest Bet...

Stablecoins are taking a promising step forward after the Department of the Treasury approved them for use by U.S. banks. While that helps them progress toward being a currency on par with those issued by governments, many are still unclear on what exactl...

 2021-01-18 16:48 

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Yulia Navalnaya, Kremlin Critic's Wife, In The Spotlight...

From hospitals to courtrooms to demonstrations, Russia's chief opposition figure Alexei Navalny is often flanked by his wife Yulia Navalnaya, who has been thrown into the limelight since his poisoning in August.On Sunday she flew back with her husband...

 2021-01-18 16:40 

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MLK NBA Games: How To Watch Lakers, Warriors, Nets, Knicks...

Only Christmas ranks higher than Martin Luther King Day in terms of banner days for the NBA regular-season schedule. Ten games are set to be played Monday, including five nationally televised broadcasts that feature some of the league's top contenders...

 2021-01-18 16:18 

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Biden Pushes Unity Two Days Before Taking Over Crisis-laden White House...

Just 48 hours before becoming president, Joe Biden pressed Monday for unity, while President Donald Trump remained secluded in the White House at the center of a capital inundated with troops and security barriers....

 2021-01-18 16:00 

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Celebrities Getting Married In 2021: 5 Stars Having Weddings In The New Year...

The pandemic hasn't only affected businesses and everyone's everyday lives, but it's also caused many weddings to be postponed into 2021. Many celebrities and other couples that were set to wed in 2020 had to rearrange all their plans and chan...

 2021-01-18 15:53 

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Thousands Of US-bound Honduran Migrants Held Up In Guatemala...

Thousands of Honduran migrants trying to reach the United States on a journey of thousands of kilometers through Central America on foot remained stuck in Guatemala on Monday, their advance stymied by security forces.On the third day of their journey on S...

 2021-01-18 15:49 

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Macron Hails French Muslim Charter Against Extremism...

President Emmanuel Macron praised French Muslim leaders on Monday after they agreed on a "charter of principles" aimed at combatting sectarianism and radicalised teachings blamed for a surge in jihadist attacks in France in recent years.The charte...

 2021-01-18 15:30 

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Is 'The Bachelor' On Tonight? ABC's Martin Luther King Day 2021 Schedule...

"The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" fans have seen the programs preempted in past years due to holidays and the NBA finals, but it appears Season 25 of the ABC series will remain on track this Monday....

 2021-01-18 15:28 

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Brazil Starts Vaccination Campaign Two Days Early...

Authorities in Brazil, hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic, will roll out a nationwide vaccination campaign Monday, two days earlier than announced....

 2021-01-18 15:20 

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What Will Jill Biden Push For As First Lady?...

Jill Biden hopes to take education to the forefront of politics as she enters the position of first lady, pushing for debt-free community college and continuing to teach students personally. It will be a departure from the Trump administration, where Mela...

 2021-01-18 15:13 

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Navalny Urges Russians To 'Take To The Streets' Over Jailing...

Russia's most prominent opposition leader Alexei Navalny called on Monday for his supporters to take to the streets after a hastily organised court ordered him jailed for 30 days.The makeshift court -- set up in police station on the outskirts of Mosc...

 2021-01-18 14:48 

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Russia Offers Vaccines To All As UK Quarantines Travellers...

Russia on Monday began offering its coronavirus vaccine to any citizen that wants one, while Britain enforced a quarantine on incoming travellers as it battles a new Covid-19 variant....

 2021-01-18 14:42 

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Uganda Eases Internet Shutdown Imposed Over Election...

Internet was partially restored in Uganda on Monday almost five days after a near-total blackout was imposed across the East African country ahead of elections the opposition says were rigged.The gradual easing of internet curbs came as police announced d...

 2021-01-18 14:39 

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Fears About Sudan's Darfur After 130 Killed In Days Of Fighting...

The latest inter-ethnic violence to rock Sudan's restive Darfur left 47 dead on Monday, after 83 died in separate weekend clashes -- and following shortly after a peacekeeping mission ended operations.With at least 130 people killed in total, the rece...

 2021-01-18 14:20 

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6 Fast Facts About Daniel Ezra Before 'All American' Season 3 Premieres...

Daniel Ezra is back as Spencer James on the CW's "All American" Season 3, which premieres Monday night and while fans know a few things about his character, they might not know about his real-life and rise to fame. While there's not much t...

 2021-01-18 14:16 

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PM Urges Pro-EU Lawmakers To Back Italy's Fragile Govt...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte appealed to liberal, pro-European lawmakers Monday to support his teetering government or risk handing power to the nationalist right.The coalition has been on the brink since former premier Matteo Renzi withdrew his ...

 2021-01-18 14:00 

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Where The US Is One Year After First COVID Case Confirmed...

Thursday marks one year since scientists confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the United States. Described as a mysterious new virus at the time, the infection has led to a global pandemic that triggered an unprecedented breakthrough in vaccine develop...

 2021-01-18 13:52 

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Michelin Bestows Covid-era Restaurant Stars Despite Closures...

The Michelin Guide consecrated France's 30th three-star restaurant on Monday as it presented its awards for 2021 against the backdrop of the Covid-19 crisis, which has seen chefs forced to close their doors.The famous red guide had promised that no th...

 2021-01-18 13:30 

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How Many Majors Has Tiger Woods Won? Golfer Chasing Jack Nicklaus' Record...

Tiger Woods is running out of time to set a record that once seemed inevitable. With 15 major championship wins in his career, the golfer is still three victories behind the all-time leader.Golf legend Jack Nicklaus ranks first in PGA history with 18 majo...

 2021-01-18 13:25 

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Iced Earth's Jon Schaffer Surrenders To FBI, Faces 6 Charges For Role In Capitol Riot...

Jon Schaffer, guitarist and founder of metal band Iced Earth, was arrested Sunday in Indiana and is facing multiple charges for his participation in the deadly Capitol riot on Jan. 6....

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