Dune: George R R Martin's epic space saga returns

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Dune: George R R Martin’s epic space saga returns

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The source material has been adapted for the big screen many times over the decades George R R Martin’s epic “Star Wars” fantasy saga is going into its…

Teen prodigy wins U.S. Open

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Teen prodigy wins U.S. Open

There’s something very special about the round-robin tournament that features college students at the Nick Bollettieri Academy in Bradenton, Florida. The 23-year-old Naomi Osaka was introduced to the Nick Bollettieri Academy as a seventh…

12 loveliest pine cacti found in Patagonia

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12 loveliest pine cacti found in Patagonia

This article is over 6 months old A lava field to be reclaimed for forestry is under threat from human habitation Twelve cacti and an orange tree were selected from a field that had…

Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori might miss Tokyo Olympics

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Andy Murray, Kei Nishikori might miss Tokyo Olympics

Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori are still wondering if their Olympic Games dreams will come true. Andy Murray and Kei Nishikori, who serve as tournament captains for the U.S. Open’s men’s draw, also might…

COVID-19: About 180,000 health workers may have died

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COVID-19: About 180,000 health workers may have died

It was one of the worst pandemics in modern history, and the people at the epicenter of the COVID-19 — Spanish flu — epidemic may have been at much higher risk than was previously…

Oman to host 2015 Twenty20 World Cup

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Oman to host 2015 Twenty20 World Cup

Oman is set to become the first Arab country to host the global Twenty20 tournament which comes with huge stakes for its organizers and a golden opportunity to win new fans. The Sultanate will…