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federerbeats-jan28.jpg Six-time champion Roger Federer produced another miraculous comeback to save seven match points against unseeded American Tennys Sandgren 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-6(8) 6-3 and reach the Australian Open semifinals Tuesday. The 38-year-old Swiss super star was on the verge of defeat in the fourth set, but defied age and logic once again in a sensational marathon quarter-final match that lasted three and a hal

coronavirus-jan28.jpg The death toll from the new coronavirus has crossed 100 in China, where the number of infections is rising at an alarming rate. The biggest leap in infections took place on Monday, as authorities confirmed that total cases increased to 4,515 from 2,835 the previous day. An outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new variety of coronavirus named "2019-nCoV" has so far killed 106 people in China

netflixtitmouse-jan28.jpg Netflix has signed a multi-year agreement with animation studio Titmouse for the production of original adult animated series. Netflix said in a press release that as per the deal, it will also have a first look at adult animated series developed and created at Titmouse. The two companies have...

rafaelnadal-ao-012720.jpg World No.1 Rafael Nadal proved to be the tougher player in a thrilling four-set fourth-round match against Nick Kyrgios at the the Australian Open Monday. The 33-year-old Spanish top seed was forced to drop a set for the first time in this tournament (6-3, 3-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(4)) to set up a quarter-final with Austrian fifth seed Dominic Thiem. The match lasted 3 hours and 38 minutes. Thiem made h

billieeilish-jan27.jpg Teenage pop music sensation Billie Eilish O'Connell was the star at the 2020 Grammys, winning five awards, including the coveted Best New Artist golden gramophone. It was a big win for Eilish, 18, sweeping all the four marquee categories - song of the year, record of the year, album of the year and best new artist. The last time a musician achieved this feat was in 1981, Christopher Cross. It was

kobebryant-jan27.jpg U.S. basketball super star Kobe Bryant, 41, has died in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California. All nine people who were on board the helicopter, including his 13 year-old daughter Gianna, died in the accident, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said in a news conference. The city authorities of Calabasas said in a statement that the private helicopter in which they were

wangqiangserenawilliams-jan24.jpg No.8 seed Serena Williams' dreams of a 24th Grand Slam singles title was shattered in the third round of Australian Open by China's 27th seed Wang Qiang. The 29-year-old player beat Williams 6-4 6-7(2) 7-5 on Rod Laver Arena Friday, avenging her quarter final loss to the American super star at the U.S. Open four months ago. Failing to serve out the match at 5-4 in the second set forced Wang to p

telemarketing1-jan24.jpg Three men who defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica through a $11 million telemarketing scheme were sentenced to jail. U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn Jr. of the Western District of North Carolina sentenced Donald Dodt, 76, of Cleveland, Ohio,...

georgesoros-jan24.jpg George Soros, who is an advocate of liberal globalism, has announced that he is earmarking $1 billion for the creation of an open global university network that would save the world from climate change and dictators. He made the announcement while addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday. The octogenarian billionaire said the world democracy needs to be rescued from "would-be or

California is planning to use QR codes to identify illicit cannabis businesses and sales in the state. The California Bureau of Cannabis Control on Thursday proposed emergency regulations that would make it mandatory for licensed cannabis businesses in the state to post their unique Quick Response...

uscensus-jan23.jpg The extensive decennial counting of heads in the United States got off to a start in the ice-covered Alaska Tuesday. U.S. Census Bureau Director Steven Dillingham kicked off the 2020 Census in the remote Alaska Native village of Toksook Bay by counting the first person and household in the nation's once a decade population measuring process. He delivered the first 2020 Census questionnaire to a

coronavirus-jan23.jpg The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new variety of coronavirus named "2019-nCoV" that killed 17 people and infected hundreds of others in China. The World Health Organization has convened an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee meeting Thursday to ascertain whether the outbreak constitute

uscommander-jan23.jpg A top General in charge of the U.S. military operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria warned that the dreaded terrorist outfit has the potential to resurge if pressure is taken off from them for too long a period of time. Addressing a news conference at the Pentagon, Air Force Maj. Gen. Alexus G. Grynkewich said he doesn't think there is an immediate threat of an ISIS resurgence,

naomiosaka-012220.jpg U.S. teen sensation Coco Gauff has set up a big third round clash with defending champion Naomi Osaka in the Australian Open. 15-year-old Gauff was trailing Romania's Sorana Cirstea 0-3 in the third set Wednesday, but made an unbelievable come back to turn the match in her favor with a 4-6 6-3 7-5 win in two hours and six minutes. The world number 67 thanked the crowd in Australia for the support

trump-jan22.jpg After heated overnight debate, the Senate adopted ground rules for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial. A series of Democratic amendments calling for more documents from the White House and other federal agencies related to Trump's dealings with Ukraine, and to subpoena witnesses, were defeated by Republican lawmakers, as all 53 of them voted on party lines early Wednesday morning. The r

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