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Lakers top Thunder without LeBron, Davis

Lakers top Thunder without LeB...

Oklahoma City, Jan. 12 (AP): The Los Angeles Lakers fully expected victory, even without LeBron James and Anthony Davis. Kyle Kuzma was among those who...

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US-UK-Japan trio win Nobel in Chemistry for lithium-ion batteries

US-UK-Japan trio win Nobel in ...

Stockholm, Oct. 9 (AP): Three scientists on Wednesday were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their contributions to the development of lithium-ion batteries, which...

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Climate activist Greta Thunberg wins children’s award

Climate activist Greta Thunber...

The Hague, Oct. 4 (AP): A Dutch children’s rights organisation has awarded its annual prize to 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg and a 14-year-old peace...

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Taliban reject direct talks with Afghan government

Taliban reject direct talks wi...

Kabul, July 28 (AP): An Afghan official said Sunday that the government would hold its first-ever direct talks with the Taliban within two weeks, but...

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Facebook to invest $300 million in local news initiatives

Facebook to invest $300 millio...

New York, Jan. 15 (AP): Facebook says it is investing 300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives....

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Powerful typhoon lashes Philippines, killing at least 12

Powerful typhoon lashes Philip...

Tuguegarao (Philippines), Sep. 15 (AP): Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the northern Philippines with destructive winds and heavy rain that set off landslides and destroyed homes on...

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Iran orders the closure of a pro-reform newspaper

Iran orders the closure of a p...

Tehran, Sep. 15 (AP): Iranian media are reporting that the country’s General Prosecutor has ordered the closure of a reformist newspaper on charges of insulting...

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US marks 9/11 with sombre tributes, new monument to victims

US marks 9/11 with sombre trib...

New York, Sep 11 (AP) Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two...

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4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 left to go

4 rescued from Thai cave in ri...

Mae Sai, July 8 (AP): Rescuers in northern Thailand today extracted four members of a youth soccer team from the cave where they had been...

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Pompeo appeals for NKorea to replicate Vietnam’s ‘miracle’

Pompeo appeals for NKorea to r...

Hanoi, July 8 (AP): Undeterred by a blistering rebuke of his efforts to forge a denuclearisation deal with North Korea, US Secretary of State Mike...

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