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 2021-01-22 03:49 

Reuters

Tough draw for Djokovic's Serbia in ATP Cup...

Reigning champions Serbia, led by world number one Novak Djokovic, will play Germany and Canada in the group stage of the ATP Cup in Melbourne next week after the draw was made on Friday....

 2021-01-22 03:48 

Reuters

Japan doubles down on Tokyo Olympics, denies report of cancellation...

Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to temper public fears of holding the event during a global pandemic....

 2021-01-22 03:45 

Reuters

Australian local govt PR website given "news" status by Google, Facebook...

Google and Facebook Inc have granted an Australian local government news provider status, drawing questions about the internet giants' efforts to curate news media....

 2021-01-22 03:44 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Japan doubles down on Tokyo Olympics, denies report of cancellation...

Japan doubled down on its commitment to host the Tokyo Olympics this year and flatly denied reports on Friday of a cancellation, in a move that is unlikely to temper public fears of holding the event during a global pandemic....

 2021-01-22 03:44 

Reuters

Relatively spared by the coronavirus, Pakistanis drop their guard...

Alongside the usual snacks arranged on a tray balanced on one hand, Momin Khan sells face masks to passengers at a crowded bus stand in Islamabad. Most choose the snacks instead of paying six cents for a mask, he says....

 2021-01-22 03:43 

Reuters

Indonesia probing whether faulty system contributed to Sriwijaya Air crash...

Indonesia's air accident investigator is probing whether a problem with the autothrottle system, that controls engine power automatically, contributed to the Sriwijaya Air crash on Jan. 9 that killed all 62 people on board, an official said on Friday....

 2021-01-22 03:34 

Reuters

Intel floats possibility of licensing deals but would TSMC and Samsung be interested?...

Intel Corp executives have raised the possibility of licensing chipmaking technology from outside firms, a move that could see it exchanging manufacturing secrets with rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) or Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....

 2021-01-22 03:34 

Reuters

UPDATE 2-New Zealand c.bank postpones statistics releases after cyber hack...

New Zealand's central bank said on Friday that it will postpone publication of most of its statistical data releases for a number of weeks while it investigates a cyber attack that led to a serious breach of its data systems....

 2021-01-22 03:34 

Reuters

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Relatively spared by the coronavirus, Pakistanis drop their guard...

Alongside the usual snacks arranged on a tray balanced on one hand, Momin Khan sells face masks to passengers at a crowded bus stand in Islamabad. Most choose the snacks instead of paying six cents for a mask, he says....

 2021-01-22 03:31 

Reuters

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Adelaide quarantine no different to Melbourne, says Thiem...

World number three Dominic Thiem said there is no great advantage for players self-isolating in Adelaide compared to conditions in Melbourne where the vast majority are serving the 14-day quarantine requirement ahead of the Australian Open....

 2021-01-22 03:30 

Reuters

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Breakingviews - Australia commits unforced tennis error...

Australia will have to make a strong comeback to get a win out of the Grand Slam tennis tournament it hosts. After so rigorously containing Covid-19, the country has opened its borders to foreign players despite restrictions that make it difficult for its...

 2021-01-22 03:29 

Reuters

ESL, players union announce 'Return to LAN' protocol...

ESL Gaming moved closer to a return of in-person esports competition, announcing in tandem with the Counter-Strike Professional Players' Association a "Return to LAN" plan on Thursday....

 2021-01-22 03:29 

Reuters

RPT-Japan's energy imports fall to multi-year lows in pandemic year...

Japan's oil imports fell to the lowest in more than 50 years last year as the pandemic hit economic activity and speeded a long-term decline, while other energy purchases fell to decade lows, Reuters calculations based on data released on Thursday sho...

 2021-01-22 03:28 

Reuters

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Japan vaccine chief walks back on target to secure enough COVID-19 shots by June...

Japan's vaccine programme chief on Friday walked back on a goal to secure enough targeted supplies of COVID-19 vaccines by June, one month before the planned start of the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-01-22 03:25 

Reuters

Teamsters begin strike at Marathon St. Paul Park refinery...

Nearly 200 unionized workers went on strike at a Minnesota refinery on Thursday after failing to agree on a new contract with Marathon Petroleum at the end of 2020, the union said....

 2021-01-22 03:24 

Reuters

Oil drops as new COVID cases in China trigger clampdowns...

Oil prices fell in early trade on Friday, retreating further from 11-month highs hit last week, on worries new pandemic restrictions in China will curb fuel demand in the world's biggest oil importer....

 2021-01-22 03:22 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Teamsters begin strike at Marathon St. Paul Park refinery...

Nearly 200 unionized workers went on strike at a Minnesota refinery on Thursday after failing to agree on a new contract with Marathon Petroleum at the end of 2020, the union said....

 2021-01-22 03:21 

UPI

Notre Dame football program placed on probation for NCAA violations...

The NCAA placed the Notre Dame Fighting Irish's football program on probation for one year due to multiple recruiting violations....

 2021-01-22 03:20 

UPI

Pentagon approves trial of 3 men for Indonesia bombings...

The Pentagon announced it is moving ahead with plans to try three men held for years at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, accused of being behind two deadly bombings in Indonesia in the early 2000s....

 2021-01-22 03:20 

Reuters

Relatively spared by the coronavirus, Pakistanis drop their guard...

Alongside the usual snacks arranged on a tray balanced on one hand, Momin Khan sells face masks to passengers at a crowded bus stand in Islamabad. Most choose the snacks instead of paying six cents for a mask, he says....

 2021-01-22 03:19 

Reuters

Australian dlr slips after bleak Dec retail sales data, NZ$ weakens...

The Australian dollar slipped on Friday after disappointing retail sales data for December though it was still on track for a strong weekly rise while its New Zealand peer was slightly weaker as well....

 2021-01-22 03:19 

Reuters

Intel floats possibility of licensing deals but would TSMC and Samsung be interested?...

Intel Corp executives have raised the possibility of licensing chipmaking technology from outside firms, a move that could see it exchanging manufacturing secrets with rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) or Samsung Electronics Co Ltd....

 2021-01-22 03:18 

Reuters

Jake DeBrusk scores in shootout as Bruins edge Flyers...

Jake DeBrusk scored the lone goal in the shootout to lift the host Boston Bruins past the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 on Thursday....

 2021-01-22 03:17 

Reuters

Top Iran leader posts Trump-like golfer image, vows revenge...

The Twitter account of Iran's Supreme Leader on Friday carried the image of a golfer resembling former President Donald Trump apparently being targeted by a drone, vowing revenge over the killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. drone attack....

 2021-01-22 03:17 

Reuters

Jets score 4 to take down Senators again...

Nikolaj Ehlers and Mark Scheifele each had a goal and an assist as the visiting Winnipeg Jets recorded a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday....

 2021-01-22 03:16 

Reuters

Top Iran leader posts Trump-like golfer image, vows revenge...

The Twitter account of Iran's Supreme Leader on Friday carried the image of a golfer resembling former President Donald Trump apparently being targeted by a drone, vowing revenge over the killing of a top Iranian general in a U.S. drone attack....

 2021-01-22 03:11 

UPI

James Bond film 'No Time to Die' postpones release again...

MGM announced Thursday that the latest James Bond film, "No Time to Die," would move again from its April 2, 2021 release date. It is the third time the Daniel Craig film is postponed due to COVID-19....

 2021-01-22 03:11 

AP

Lawyers want Giuliani investigated, license suspended...

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyers' group filed an ethics complaint against Rudy Giuliani with New York's courts, calling for him to be investigated and his law license suspended over his work promoting......

 2021-01-22 03:11 

AP

Yosemite National Park to remain closed after wind damage...

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Yosemite National Park will remain closed through the weekend after high winds that battered much of California knocked down two giant sequoias and caused......

 2021-01-22 02:59 

Reuters

Bitcoin extends slide, heads for worst week since March 2020...

Bitcoin fell heavily on Friday and was heading toward its sharpest weekly drop since last March, as worries over its technology and regulation extended a pullback from recent record highs....

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