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LA prosecutors agree to postpone Harvey Weinstein's extradition process citing coronavirus outbreak
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LA prosecutors agree to postpone Harvey Weinstein's extradition process citing coronavirus outbreak

Harvey Weinstein, who is serving a 23-year prison sentence on convictions for rape and sexual assault against two women, made a brief appearance Friday in a Buffalo courtroom in the US

Khuda Haafiz movie review: Vidyut Jammwal tones down his punches in a good-hearted but thrill-less thriller
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Khuda Haafiz movie review: Vidyut Jammwal tones down his punches in a good-hearted but thrill-less thriller

A film cannot be carried on the shoulders of positive intentions alone, and the fact is that everything else about Khuda Haafiz feels generic and dull.

Coronavirus Outbreak: UK resumes socially distanced indoor performances from 15 August
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Coronavirus Outbreak: UK resumes socially distanced indoor performances from 15 August

UK's Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport announced the news in a series of tweets late on Thursday.

R Kelly's manager charged with threatening shooting at Manhattan theatre
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R Kelly's manager charged with threatening shooting at Manhattan theatre

The charges come just days after R Kelly's manager was among three associates charged with allegedly harassing and intimidating women making accusations against the musician.

Eat Right, Smile Bright - Acidic Food and Beverages: Impact on teeth
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Eat Right, Smile Bright - Acidic Food and Beverages: Impact on teeth

Eating highly acidic foods can damage the tooth’s outer protective cover called the tooth enamel and recede the gum line.

SAI sanctions two-month training for swimmers Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Nataraj and Kushagra Rawat in Dubai
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SAI sanctions two-month training for swimmers Virdhawal Khade, Srihari Nataraj and Kushagra Rawat in Dubai

Khade (50m freestyle), Nataraj (100m backstroke) and Rawat (400m freestyle) have breached the 'B' qualification mark for the Olympics.

I-League: Sudeva FC bring football back to Delhi with vision but tough period begins now
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I-League: Sudeva FC bring football back to Delhi with vision but tough period begins now

The toughest period is about to begin for Sudeva FC, the jump in standard of competition is going to be exponential, from Delhi senior division league to I-League. If they successful tread through it, the rewards should be rich, for Delhi, the club and Indian football.

Formula 1 2020: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he's ready for 'killer' Spanish Grand Prix
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Formula 1 2020: Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he's ready for 'killer' Spanish Grand Prix

Hamilton had been second behind Bottas after the morning's opening session, but re-established his supremacy on a hot afternoon at the Circuit de Catalunya.

Rahul Gandhi criticises govt on Ladakh stand-off yet again, warns country will pay a 'huge price'
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Rahul Gandhi criticises govt on Ladakh stand-off yet again, warns country will pay a 'huge price'

Rahul has been criticising the government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the border situation in Ladakh.

The Simpsons character Marge takes a hit at Donald Trump's aide after her jibe at Kamala Harris
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The Simpsons character Marge takes a hit at Donald Trump's aide after her jibe at Kamala Harris

Donald Trump's aide Jenna Ellis said Kamala Harris sounds like Marge Simpson, the beloved matriarch of The Simpsons.

Champions League: 'Better than beating Brazil' Thomas Mueller steals show from Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi
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Champions League: 'Better than beating Brazil' Thomas Mueller steals show from Robert Lewandowski and Lionel Messi

Man-of-the-match Mueller netted twice in Lisbon as Barcelona conceded four goals in the first-half of a Champions League game for the first time as Bayern led 4-1 at half-time.

Donald Trump directs Chinese company ByteDance to divest US TikTok operations interests in 90 days
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Donald Trump directs Chinese company ByteDance to divest US TikTok operations interests in 90 days

It remains unclear what the TikTok orders mean for the app's 100 million US users, many of them teens or young adults

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vikas Krishan staying focused on goal despite coronavirus forcing longest-ever off-season
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia, Vikas Krishan staying focused on goal despite coronavirus forcing longest-ever off-season

Despite the coronavirus pandemic disrupting their preparations for the Olympics and imposing upon them their longest off-seasons, Bajrang Punia and Vikas Krishan, two of India's biggest hopes for a medal at Tokyo 2020 are upbeat.

Monaco Diamond League: Joshua Cheptegei breaks 16-year-old 5,000m world record, Noah Lyles' raised fist protest as athletics returns
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Monaco Diamond League: Joshua Cheptegei breaks 16-year-old 5,000m world record, Noah Lyles' raised fist protest as athletics returns

In perfect conditions, with little wind and temperatures of 27 degrees Celsius (81F), Cheptegei clocked 12min 35.36sec to shatter Ethiopian legend Kenenisa Bekele's previous best of 12:37.35, set in 2004.

Top Seed Open: Serena Williams falls to 116th-ranked Shelby Rogers in three sets at US Open tuneup
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Top Seed Open: Serena Williams falls to 116th-ranked Shelby Rogers in three sets at US Open tuneup

Rogers, ranked 116th, outlasted ninth-ranked Williams 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) after two hours and seven minutes, finishing the 23-time Grand Slam champion with a service winner.

Champions League: We have hit rock bottom, says Barcelona defender Gerard Pique after Bayern Munich mauling
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Champions League: We have hit rock bottom, says Barcelona defender Gerard Pique after Bayern Munich mauling

"We have hit rock bottom. This is not the first, nor the second, nor the third time. We are not on the right path," said Pique.

Champions League: Barcelona coach Quique Setien says 'too soon' to discuss future after Bayern Munich horror defeat
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Champions League: Barcelona coach Quique Setien says 'too soon' to discuss future after Bayern Munich horror defeat

Setien was already under huge pressure, despite only being appointed as the successor to Ernesto Valverde in January, with Barcelona having relinquished the Spanish title on his watch, finishing second to Real Madrid in LaLiga.

Champions League: Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer sympathises with compatriot and Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen
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Champions League: Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer sympathises with compatriot and Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen

The quarter-final in Lisbon had been a chance for Ter Stegen, 28, to advance his claim to take over from Neuer, 34, as Germany's goalkeeper.

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan has failed to address core issues in implementing ICJ judgment, says MEA
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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan has failed to address core issues in implementing ICJ judgment, says MEA

A bench of the Islamabad High Court will hear the case seeking India’s consular access to Jadhav on 3 September

England vs Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan shines with hard-fought fifty on Day 3 as bad light forces early stumps
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England vs Pakistan: Mohammad Rizwan shines with hard-fought fifty on Day 3 as bad light forces early stumps

Mohammad Rizwan was left frustrated when having shone for Pakistan with a fine unbeaten fifty in the second Test against England at Southampton on Friday, he was forced to leave the field for bad light.

Champions League: Brutal Bayern Munich smash eight goals past Barcelona to book semi-final spot
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Champions League: Brutal Bayern Munich smash eight goals past Barcelona to book semi-final spot

This Bayern Munich's 19th consecutive victory in all competitions, and a 28th game unbeaten for Hansi Flick's side. They have now scored 39 goals in nine Champions League outings this season.