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Three US firefighters killed in Australia water bomber crash
by Agence France-Presse - January 23, 2020 - 4:41pm
A large water-bombing plane crashed while fighting fires southwest of Sydney on Thursday, killing all three US crew on board, Australian officials said.
Species-saving Galapagos giant tortoise Diego can take a rest
by Agence France-Presse - January 11, 2020 - 3:24pm
The 100-year-old tortoise, who was recruited along with 14 other adults for a captive breeding program, will be returned to his native island of Espanola in March.
Facebook firm on message encryption despite pressure
by Agence France-Presse - December 11, 2019 - 5:23pm
"This proves that commercial aviation in all-electric form can work," said Roei Ganzarski, chief executive of Seattle-based engineering firm magniX.
Bucks hold off Cavaliers for 10th straight win
by Agence France-Presse - November 30, 2019 - 1:44pm
Every time the Cavs got within striking distance of levelling the score, Antetokounmpo answered with a basket of his own to help seal the win.
Argentina's leftist president-elect reignites abortion debate
by Agence France-Presse - November 23, 2019 - 4:46pm
Fernandez, a leftist Peronist, pledged last week he would move to legalize abortion as soon as the new government takes over on December 10.
Former Trump advisor accuses White House of blocking Twitter access
by Agence France-Presse - November 23, 2019 - 4:13pm
"Since resigning as National Security Advisor, the White House has refused to return access to my personal Twitter account. Out of fear of what I may say?" Bolton wrote on Friday.
Woz, Halep target slam title, world Number 1
by Agence France-Presse - January 26, 2018 - 12:00am
Simona Halep fended off Angelique Kerber to set up a high stakes Australian Open final against Caroline Wozniacki that will have a first Grand Slam title and the No. 1 ranking on the line for both pla...
Celtics under Magic spell
by Agence France-Presse - January 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The Orlando Magic parlayed a big third quarter into a 103-95 upset of the Boston Celtics on Sunday, their third win in 20 games coming against the NBA’s Eastern Conference leaders.
Facebook used for wildlife trafficking in Philippines
by Agence France-Presse - January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Facebook has emerged as the top site for wildlife trafficking in the Philippines, a watchdog said yesterday, with thousands of endangered crocodiles, snakes and turtles illegally traded in just three months.
Teen star bows out with lesson from ‘god’
by Agence France-Presse - January 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Teenage sensation Marta Kostyuk was in tears after her Australian Open adventure ended Friday but she was determined to make the best of it.
Golden Globes
by Agence France-Presse - January 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Men in black mocked for flimsy #MeToo support
World no. 1 Upbeat of Open bid Dustin seeks 5th major
by Agence France-Presse - July 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
Dustin Johnson is aiming to show why he is ranked number one in the world and emerge from a field full of potential winners at the British Open, which gets underway at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.
Celtics ink Pierce to one-day contract
by Agence France-Presse - July 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
American forward Paul Pierce signed a one-day contract with the Boston Celtics on Monday in a move that allows him to retire as a member of the NBA franchise.
Zverev crashes as Murray, Wawrinka gain
by Agence France-Presse - May 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
PARIS – Alexander Zverev, the man seen as a potential French Open champion, crashed out in the first round Tuesday as world number one Andy Murray and former winner Stan Wawrinka moved through.
Warriors, Rockets, Wiz go 2-0
by Agence France-Presse - April 21, 2017 - 12:00am
The Golden State Warriors clamped down on defense as they cruised to a 110-81 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers, taking a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Syria's Assad: Chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'
by Agence France-Presse - April 14, 2017 - 3:40pm
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a "fabrication" to justify a US military strike, as Moscow digs in to defend its ally despite increasing strains with Washington.
For typhoon yolanda survivors: Mass graves’ visit stirs haunting recollections
by Agence France-Presse - November 2, 2015 - 9:00am
Millions of people in the Philippines made their annual pilgrimages to family gravesites on All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, in a tradition that combines fervent Catholic faith with candle lighting...
Veteran campaigner leads Cambodia eviction battle
by Agence France-Presse - November 25, 2014 - 12:00am
Street vendor-turned-rights activist Nget Khun, known locally as "Momm,y" is a leading figure in Cambodians' fight against forced evictions. And at 75, she's just been jailed for a year.
Facebook addresses privacy fears while ramping ad targeting Glenn Chapman
by Agence France-Presse - November 16, 2014 - 12:00am
Facebook on Thursday made it easier for people to understand and control how their information is used at the leading social network while expanding its quest to better target ads.
Yolanda survivors a year of living dangerously, for mothers and their newborns
by Agence France-Presse - November 5, 2014 - 12:00am
Emily Sagalis gave birth on a concrete slab after battling storm surges that killed thousands, then like many new mothers in razed communities of the Philippines began another perilous struggle for survival with...
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