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Hami snatches Australian pole

Mercedes’ world champion Lewis Hamilton picked up where he left off last year to reassert his authority and snatch a record-extending eighth pole position at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix yesterday. The Briton clocked a fastest lap of one minute 20.486 to narrowly pip team-mate V

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Zidane makes winning start

Zinedine Zidane brought Real Madrid’s outcasts in from the cold and they repaid him with a win in his first game back as Isco and Gareth Bale each scored in a 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo yesterday. Isco had not started a single La Liga game under Santiago Solari but opened the scoring here

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Oscar debate: Amazon Studios hopes for common ground

Should films made for streaming giants like Amazon Studios and Netflix be banned from contention at the Oscars? That’s not going to work in the ecosystem of this evolving business, says Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke. Instead, there is a need to find common ground. Netflix’s &ldqu

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Freddie Prinze Jr joins Nancy Drew pilot

American actor Freddie Prinze Jr. has boarded the Nancy Drew pilot that is in the works. He will play Nancys father, Carson Drew, a dynamic attorney. Carson becomes estranged from Nancy following the death of his wife and his attempts to reconnect run aground when her probe reveals unsett

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Good to be back on ‘Jumanji’: Nick Jonas

Singer-actor Nick Jonas, who is currently shooting for the “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” sequel, says he missed the film’s cast a lot. After wrapping up the first day of the film’s shoot on Saturday, Jonas posted a video on social media , expressing his happiness on ret

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Hundreds of thousands join world youth climate demo

Hundreds of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe on Friday to march through the streets for an international day of student protests aimed at pushing world leaders into action on climate change. Classrooms in capitals from Bangkok to Berlin and Lagos to London emptied as orga

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S.Korea president delights tourists at Angkor Wat

South Korean President Moon Jae-in sloughed off the trappings of high office yesterday and mingled with thousands of other tourists at Cambodia’s famed Angkor Wat. The Angkor Archeological Park, a world heritage site, contains the remains of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire, datin