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 2020-01-19 07:02 

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Wildfires: Climate change and deforestation increase the global risk...

After months of extreme heat and drought in Australia, the fires finally came. Australia experiences bushfires every year. But this year they are particularly extreme — and summer in the southern hemisphere has only just begun. Eight million hectare...

 2020-01-19 07:02 

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COP25: Who are the biggest climate winners and losers?...

A ranking of the world's most emission-intensive economies indicates who is working hardest to protect the climate. But the biggest takeaway from the new study is that there are no gold medals to be given out for in the race to cut emissions; not as l...

 2020-01-19 07:02 

China Post

How to deal with money like a German...

Rachel Stewart is on a mission to investigate the quirks and idiosyncrasies of daily life in Germany. Every two weeks she explores a new topic — from beer to nudity to complicated grammar — and heads out to get some tips from the Germans thems...

 2020-01-19 07:02 

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Rapid Greenland ice loss to amplify sea level rise...

A team of 96 polar scientists from 50 international organisations have produced a revealing picture of long-term Greenland ice loss. Published today in Nature, the findings show that Greenland has lost 3.8 trillion metric tons of ice between 1992 and 2018...

 2020-01-19 07:02 

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Can a minimalist mindset help save the planet?...

If everybody lived in the same way as the average German, we would need almost three planet Earths. If we lived like Americans, it would be almost five. That's according to calculations by the Global Footprint Network. But what if people chose a diffe...

 2020-01-19 07:02 

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Pearson leads Canucks past Sharks and into 1st in Central...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tanner Pearson scored on the power play and had an assist as the Vancouver Canucks defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Saturday night. Loui Eriksson, J.T. Miller and Quinn Hughes also scored for the Canucks, who wo...

 2020-01-19 07:02 

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN '20: A look at Serena, other things to know...

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It's been three years since Serena Williams won a Grand Slam championship. Her drought without a title of any sort just ended, though, right before the start of the Australian Open. Williams got back on the board a we...

 2020-01-19 07:02 

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Germany's 16 states: Brandenburg...

The state of Brandenburg extends around the German capital. The verdant region surrounding Berlin boasts one UNESCO World Heritage site after another — from the parks and palaces of the Prussian kings in Potsdam, to modern Bauhaus architecture in Be...

 2020-01-19 06:46 

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What's happening in the night sky in 2020?...

2020 will be the year of Mars. The red planet will approach Earth in early October to within 62 million kilometers. Four space agencies are set to take advantage of this close encounter and send spacecraft to Mars. The European Space Agency (ESA) will lau...

 2020-01-19 06:45 

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Philippines: Volcano spews lava as eruption risk looms...

The Taal Volcano in the Philippines began spewing lava on Monday as authorities warned of "further eruptive activity" to come. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to be affected. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHI...

 2020-01-19 06:25 

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Taiwan not part of China as claimed by Myanmar, Beijing: MOFA - Focus Taiwan...

Taipei, Jan. 19 (CNA) Taiwan's foreign ministry on Sunday pushed back against a joint statement between Beijing and Myanmar that said Taiwan was undisputedly part of China's territory....

 2020-01-19 06:02 

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Tillie leads No. 1 Gonzaga past BYU 92-69....

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Killian Tillie had 22 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 1 Gonzaga beat BYU 92-69 on Saturday night for its 12th consecutive win. The Zags (20-1, 6-0 West Coast) stretched their home win streak to 34 in a row, tops in the county, ...

 2020-01-19 06:02 

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Conor McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor stopped Donald Cerrone with a head kick and punches 40 seconds into the first round at UFC 246 on Saturday night, announcing his return to mixed martial arts with his first victory since 2016. The Irish former two-div...

 2020-01-19 06:02 

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Arizona State pulls away to beat Utah 83-64...

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State coach Bobby Hurley turned several shades of red during the course of a game the Sun Devils had to have. He raised his arms to rev up the crowd, was hit with a technical foul and nearly got another one. So much for t...

 2020-01-19 05:02 

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Paul's 30 lead Thunder past short-handed Portland 119-106...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chris Paul matched a season high with 30 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 119-106 on Saturday night. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 22 points and Dennis Schroder and Nerlens Noel...

 2020-01-19 05:02 

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Wetzell, No. 7 SDSU beat Nevada 68-55 to remain undefeated...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State home basketball games are starting to feel like they did back in the Kawhi Leonard era, when a packed Viejas Arena rocked and the Aztecs reached the Sweet 16 for the first time. This time, it's a trio of transfer...

 2020-01-19 05:02 

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No. 2 Baylor women Big 12-record 45th straight league win...

WACO, Texas (AP) — No. 2 Baylor goes much deeper than its starting five, and coach Kim Mulkey is getting more confident in those players coming off the bench. Mulkey is getting plenty of chances to use them all, and the defending national champion h...

 2020-01-19 05:02 

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James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets 124-115...

HOUSTON (AP) — LeBron James had 31 points and 12 assists and the Los Angeles Lakers rode a big third quarter to a a 124-115 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night. The Lakers bounced back after a loss to Orlando on Wednesday night that snapp...

 2020-01-19 05:02 

China Post

Gobert nets 28, Jazz race to early lead, beat Kings 123-101...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rudy Gobert had a season-high 28 points and 15 rebounds and the Utah Jazz raced to a 16-point lead in the first quarter and routed the Sacramento Kings 123-101 on Saturday night. Gobert got most of his points on dunks, while Bo...

 2020-01-19 05:02 

China Post

Kardashian West pursues criminal justice reform in TV show...

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Kim Kardashian West is a step closer to becoming a lawyer, having finished her first year of study as an apprentice. She told The Associated Press on Saturday that her next step is taking the "baby bar," so-called bec...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

China Post

Stalock shuts out Stars, Wild win 7-0...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Alex Stalock posted his second shutout of the season, and Jason Zucker had a goal and two assists for the Minnesota Wild in a 7-0 win against the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Stalock, playing his second straight game in pla...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

UK will not align with EU rules after Brexit, says finance minister...

Finance minister Sajid Javid urged firms to...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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Lebanon police fire tear gas at protesters amid Beirut riots...

Lebanon police fire tear gas at protesters amid Beirut riots...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Contenders to lead UK Labour Party stress unity after loss...

Contenders to lead UK Labour Party stress unity after loss...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Immobile treble helps title contender Lazio crush Samp 5-1...

Immobile treble helps title contender Lazio crush Samp 5-1...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

2020's first big test? Not Iowa, but a tiny Texas House race...

2020's first big test? Not Iowa, but a tiny Texas House race...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Poland: Far-right party chooses presidential candidate...

Poland: Far-right party chooses presidential candidate...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt...

St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Haaland, 19, scores hat trick on dream debut for Dortmund...

Haaland, 19, scores hat trick on dream debut for Dortmund...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Russia's Putin says he opposes unlimited presidential term...

Russia's Putin says he opposes unlimited presidential term...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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Italian Results...

Italian Results...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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Italian Standings...

Italian Standings...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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Man City held by Palace as Arsenal, Spurs drop points...

Man City held by Palace as Arsenal, Spurs drop points...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

German Results...

German Results...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Rare coin of Britain's King Edward VIII fetches record price...

Rare coin of Britain's King Edward VIII fetches record price...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Casemiro scores 2 as Madrid beats Sevilla 2-1...

Casemiro scores 2 as Madrid beats Sevilla 2-1...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Away winter blues! Netherlands marks National Tulip Day...

Away winter blues! Netherlands marks National Tulip Day...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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Sestriere announces bid for 2029 Alpine skiing worlds...

Sestriere announces bid for 2029 Alpine skiing worlds...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Officials: Palestinian wounds Israeli man in stabbing...

Officials: Palestinian wounds Israeli man in stabbing...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Jimenez double fires Wolves to comeback win at Southampton...

Jimenez double fires Wolves to comeback win at Southampton...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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German Standings...

German Standings...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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German Summaries...

German Summaries...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

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Sweden summons Chinese envoy over 'lightweight boxer' remark...

Sweden summons Chinese envoy over 'lightweight boxer' remark...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Late goal sends Reunion Islanders out of French Cup...

Late goal sends Reunion Islanders out of French Cup...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Facing Senate trial crunch, Dems blitzing Iowa, early states...

Facing Senate trial crunch, Dems blitzing Iowa, early states...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

House Dems to outline case for removing Trump from office...

House Dems to outline case for removing Trump from office...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Olympic site used for 2016 Rio games shut over safety issues...

Olympic site used for 2016 Rio games shut over safety issues...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Aguero reaches 250 goal mark as City stumbles vs Palace...

Aguero reaches 250 goal mark as City stumbles vs Palace...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Quake shakes eastern Indonesia; no initial report of damage...

Quake shakes eastern Indonesia; no initial report of damage...

 2020-01-19 05:00 

Taiwan News

Mixed form for Arteta's Arsenal goes on in Sheffield U draw...

Mixed form for Arteta's Arsenal goes on in Sheffield U draw...

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