27 April 2017
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17/01/2017 12:40

Warriors humble Cavaliers 126-91

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The Golden State Warriors crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-91 on Monday, snapping a four-game losing streak against the reigning NBA champions.

17/01/2017 12:38

In China, alcohol aged in bamboo for a new flavour

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A manufacturer of Chinese liqueurs, Chen Chao wanders through the bamboo-covered mountains of southwestern China's Sichuan province to his 'cellar', where he will check on this year's prize blend.

17/01/2017 12:13

«Troubled times»: Green Day takes on Trump again

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Punk rockers Green Day renewed their attack Monday on President-elect Donald Trump, warning of dangers ahead for the world in a video that celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy.

17/01/2017 12:10

Obama fetes world-champion Chicago Cubs, his (wife's) favorite

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Barack Obama, the man once known as the «hope candidate,» on Monday warmly feted a team that had gone more than a century without much hope -- the world champion baseball team the Cubs from his adopted hometown of Chicago.

17/01/2017 12:02

The Trump transition, tweet by tweet

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Since winning the presidency, Donald Trump has exploited Twitter to make administrative announcements, weigh in on foreign policy -- and hurl barbs at anyone who crosses him.

17/01/2017 10:54

Syria talks in Astana meant to «consolidate» ceasefire: Lavrov

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Syria peace talks in the Kazakh capital next week are aimed at consolidating the frail truce in the war-torn country, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

17/01/2017 09:24

In playing Madoff, De Niro finds fraudster «beyond» comprehension

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Robert De Niro may play the role of Bernie Madoff, the man behind the biggest stock-market fraud in history in HBO's «The Wizard of Lies,» but that doesn't mean he understands him.

17/01/2017 07:32

Money and power: Samsung embroiled in South Korea scandal

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Major industrial firms are so intertwined with power in South Korea that citizens joke they live in the «Republic of Samsung». Now the heart of that republic is in the eye of a political storm.

17/01/2017 07:04

Serena, Nadal make sizzling starts at Australian Open

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Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal made light of scorching conditions and doubts over their form as they got off to sizzling starts at the Australian Open on Tuesday

17/01/2017 06:59

Serena blitzes Bencic to reach second round

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Serena Williams began her quest for a 23rd Grand Slam title in style on Tuesday, overcoming the threat from Swiss star Belinda Bencic in an Australian Open performance she modestly rated as «pretty good».

17/01/2017 03:46

Davis hurt as New Orleans fall to Pacers

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New Orleans star Anthony Davis took another frightening fall on Monday and the Pelicans succumbed 98-95 to the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis.

17/01/2017 02:44

Obama warns Trump not to jettison Iran nuclear deal

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US President Barack Obama marked the first anniversary of the nuclear deal with Iran by emphasizing its «significant and concrete results» and warning against undoing a pact supported by the world's major powers.

17/01/2017 00:42

Myanmar's «smiling» Irrawaddy dolphins on brink of extinction

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Tears fill Maung Lay's eyes as he describes losing the dolphin he knew since his childhood, the latest casualty of a battle against pollution and electrofishing that may see the species disappear in Myanmar.

17/01/2017 00:36

Ewan beats «stinking» heat to grab Tour Down Under lead

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Rising Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan defied a heatwave to claim the opening stage of the UCI season-opening Tour Down Under in the South Australian wine-growing town of Lyndoch on Tuesday.

17/01/2017 00:28

Tobacco giant BAT buys out US firm Reynolds in mega-deal

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British American Tobacco agreed Tuesday to pay almost $50 billion for control of US peer Reynolds American in a move which targets the lucrative United States market and the fast-growing e-cigarette sector.

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