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Australian Open ‘likely’ to be postponed by ‘one or two weeks’

Australian Open ‘likely’ to be postponed by ‘one or two weeks’

Next year’s Australian Open will “likely” be postponed by “one or two weeks,” according to an announcement by the state government in Victoria, Australia on Wednesday. The tournament, the first tennis grand slam of the year, is currently scheduled to get underway on January 18 with the women’s and men’s singles finals taking place on…MORE

Trump is expected to join Giuliani at Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers’ voter fraud event

Trump is expected to join Giuliani at Pennsylvania GOP lawmakers’ voter fraud event

President Donald Trump is expected to join his attorney Rudy Giuliani in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, where Republican state lawmakers are holding a “hearing” on allegations of fraud in this month’s election, two sources familiar with the plans told CNN. Trump expressed strong interest in joining Giuliani for the trip and directed aides to make…MORE

Fred Sasakamoose, Indigenous NHL trailblazer, dies at 86 after battle with Covid-19

Fred Sasakamoose, Indigenous NHL trailblazer, dies at 86 after battle with Covid-19

Fred Sasakamoose, the National Hockey League’s first Indigenous player, died Tuesday at 86, according to his son Neil Sasakamoose, who delivered the news in an emotional video on Facebook. Fred Sasakamoose’s death came five days after being hospitalized in Saskatchewan, Canada, with Covid-19. “This Covid virus just did so much damage into his lungs, he…MORE

K-pop band BTS earn their first Grammy nomination for hit song ‘Dynamite’

K-pop band BTS earn their first Grammy nomination for hit song ‘Dynamite’

K-pop group BTS, arguably the biggest boy band in the world, earned their first ever Grammy Award nomination on Tuesday for their hit song ‘Dynamite.’ They were nominated for the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category, alongside other pop giants like Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Bon Iver, and Justin Bieber and Quavo.…MORE

California prosecutors say thousands of people, including inmates, fraudulently applied for stimulus money and may have cost the state $1 billion

California prosecutors say thousands of people, including inmates, fraudulently applied for stimulus money and may have cost the state $1 billion

Thousands of inmates throughout California — including death row inmates — may have bilked the state’s unemployment benefits system of up to a billion dollars in what prosecutors called “the largest ever taxpayer fraud to occur in this state’s history.” Murderers, rapists, child molesters and serial killers are among thousands of prisoners implicated in a…MORE

Global stocks press pause after Wall Street extends its huge rally

Global stocks press pause after Wall Street extends its huge rally

Global stocks were mixed on Wednesday after the Dow closed above 30,000 points for the first time, hitting pause on a market rally that has been fueled by encouraging vaccine news and signs that a formal transition of power is underway in Washington. US stock futures were little changed ahead of the open. Dow futures…MORE

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