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  • TRaheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as England thrashed Czech Republic 5-0 in their opening match of the 2020 Euorpean championship qualifying campaign at Wembley here on Friday. England dominated the match and pulled ahead in the 24th minute, when Sterling positioned perfectly at the far post to ...

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  • TLionel Messi will miss Argentina's friendly against Morocco because of a groin injury, the country's football federation said. The 31-year-old felt pain after completing the full 90 minutes of Argentina's 3-1 defeat by Venezuela in Madrid on Friday. In a statement the Argentine Football Association ...

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  • TBEIJING - Chinese authorities have launched a year-long campaign to clamp down on scams and fraud in the healthcare sector. The campaign, which starts in March, focuses on illegal activities including practicing irregularities, medicare fraud, over-treatment, and misleading commercials and ...

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  • TLONDON-Alexina Graham has become the first red-headed model to become a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Alexina Graham has been named Victoria’s Secret’s newest Angel. The 29-year-old model - who walked in the lingerie giant’s prestigious fashion show in New York City last year - ...

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  • TCANBERRA -Authorities in Australia’s Northern Territory (NT) have undertaken the largest evacuation of civilians in the territory in more than 40 years in preparation for a tropical cyclone. Thousands of people were evacuated from small communities on the NT’s coast by the Australian ...

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  • TBEIJING-China will implement a smart medical service grading system for the development of “smart hospitals,” according to the country’s National Health Commission Thursday. A typical “smart hospital” features information-based service systems including a database of ...

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  • TCANBERRA- The number of Australians working second jobs has increased by 20 percent in only two years, topping 1 million. According to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recently, 1.02 million Australians were working secondary jobs as of December 2018, an increase of ...

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  • TBEIJING- The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) announced that a Sino-European joint space mission known as SMILE was launched Friday. The Solar Wind Magnetosphere Ionosphere Link Explorer is a comprehensive collaboration between the CAS and the European Space Agency (ESA). Satellites will be ...

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  • TAlmost fifty years after Czechoslovakia beat Hungary in the World Cup qualifiers 4-1, the heavily refreshed squad of the Slovak national team started their journey to the European Football Championship 2020 with a clear 2-0 win over their southern neighbors. For the first time in its history, the ...

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  • TThe Netherlands eased past Belarus 4-0 in Rotterdam on Thursday for a flying start of the qualification for Euro 2020. After 50 seconds Memphis Depay profited from a mistake by Igor Shitov and put the home-team in front already. After a backheel by Depay Georginio Wijnaldum made the second goal in ...

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  • TJERUSALEM - Israeli research has found that inhalation, for example during a test, improves brain performance, the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in central Israel reported on Wednesday. The research, published in the journal Nature Human behaviour, found that the success rate of subjects who ...

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  • TBEIJING - China and the United States will hold their eighth round of high-level economic and trade consultations in Beijing from March 28 to 29, the Ministry of Commerce (MOF) said Thursday. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were invited to visit China ...

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  • TMOSCOW - The first flight of the new Russian military transport aircraft Il-112V will take place at the end of March or the beginning of April, local media reported Thursday. “Everything is ready, all issues with engines have been resolved,” TASS news agency quoted a source in the ...

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  • TLeon Goretzka's equalizer secured Germany a 1-1 draw with Serbia at an international test match ahead of the upcoming UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers on Wednesday. Germany took the reins from the kick off on home soil and created a couple of chances in the opening period. However, it were the visitors ...

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  • TParis Saint-Germain forward Angel di Maria has been cut from Argentina's squad for friendlies against Venezuela and Morocco because of a quadriceps injury, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said on Wednesday. The 31-year-old had been called up to represent his country for the first time ...

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  • TJAKARTA - One policeman was shot dead and three others wounded in a clash with a rebel group in Indonesia’s eastern Papua province on Wednesday, police said. The incident took place in Mugi of Nduga district where construction of 4,600 km Trans-Papua Highway project and 16 bridges were ...

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  • TPrime Minister Theresa May confirmed Wednesday she has written to the European Union seeking to delay Britain's departure from the bloc until June 30. May announced during her weekly Prime Minister's Question Time that she had made the request in a letter sent Wednesday morning to Donald Tusk, ...

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  • TDUBAI-Eleven Arab states, including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on Tuesday set up the first Arab space organization, whose first project will be developing a satellite to monitor environmental and climate changes. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, UAE vice president and ruler of Dubai, ...

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  • TBEIJING-The China-developed new energy battery-powered demonstration unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), known as LQ-H, has conducted a successful maiden flight, according to its developer Wednesday. LQ-H, the technical demonstration UAV, conducted the flight at an airport in Zhengzhou in central ...

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  • TBrazil and Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus has admitted that his career "stopped" following last summer's World Cup, but says he is growing in confidence and ready to recapture his best form. Jesus failed to score in Russia despite starting in each of Brazil's five matches as the team's ...

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  • TReal Madrid winger Vinicius Jr is currently sidelined with an ankle injury which could keep him out for the rest of the season, but there is no doubt that he has been the best news of an otherwise disappointing campaign for the club. The 18-year-old spoke on Spanish radio station Cadena Ser late on ...

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  • TMAPUTO - Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said on Monday that the death toll from Tropical Cyclone Idai could exceed 1,000. The National Institute for Disaster Management said Monday more than 84 deaths have officially been recorded since the landfall of Idai on Thursday night, bringing torrential ...

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  • TWASHINGTON-Sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) were linked to risks of premature death, particularly death from cardiovascular diseases, according to a Harvard study.In the study, researchers analyzed data from 80,647 women and 37,716 mewho answered questionnaires about lifestyle factors and health ...

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  • TLOS ANGELES-NASA’s New Horizons mission team on Monday unraveled mysteries of the Kuiper Belt object (KBO) nicknamed Ultima Thule, the most distant object ever explored by mankind. New Horizons performed the farthest flyby in history at 12:33 a.m. EST (0533 GMT) on New Year’s Day, as it ...

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  • TNANJING - Chinese solar panel manufacturer Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System will launch a 1GW half-cell solar module factory in May. The company, based in east China’s Jiangsu Province, has more than 6GW of PV products applied in over 40 countries.  Seraphim’s new plant is built in ...

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  • TSAN FRANCISCO- More than 500 Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners, including representatives from China and North California Chinese Medicine communities, held an event to observe the 90th Chinese Medicine Day in downtown San Francisco Sunday evening. The celebration of the event, which ...

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  • TFC Barcelona confirmed on Monday that striker Luis Suarez will be out of action for between 10-15 days after spraining his right ankle in Barca's 4-1 win away to Betis on Sunday night. Thus, Suarez has been forced to withdraw from the Uruguay national team for the forthcoming China Cup, where ...

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  • TAnthony Martial has pulled out of France's squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers due to aggravated knee injury, the French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Sunday. The Manchester United striker will be replaced by Atletico Madrid's Thomas Lemar. As the team is set to rally at the Clairefontaine ...

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  • TFIFA will make public its vote on the host for the 2023 Women's World Cup. FIFA has said following a meeting in Miami that after the council makes its decision in March 2020, the "result of each ballot and related votes of each member" will be "open and made public." It could be the most hotly ...

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  • TReal Madrid beat Celta Vigo 2-0 on Saturday in Zinedine Zidane's first game in charge following his return to the club as first team coach earlier in the week. Zidane made several changes to the side, bringing Keylor Navas back in goal and dropping Thibaut Courtois, while Isco, Marcelo, Marcos ...

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