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Djokovic crushes Isner in ATP Finals opener

Novak Djokovic launched his bid for a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals title by brushing aside John Isner in straight sets on Monday after Alexander Zverev made it six consecutive wins against Marin Cilic, AFP reports. The Serbian world number...
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Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man and other Marvel superheroes, dead at 95

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk, Black Panther and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, died at the age of 95, his daughter...
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Avengers 4: Runtime for Infinity War sequel is currently three hours

As might have been expected, Avengers 4 is shaping up to be the longest film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. During a live-streamed Q&A (via The Hollywood Reporter), director Joe Russo said: “The running time on Avengers 4 is currently...
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F1 orders public service for Max Verstappen after driver altercation

Formula One stewards have ordered Max Verstappen to do two days of public service for an angry confrontation with Force India’s Esteban Ocon following a collision that cost the Red Bull driver victory in Brazil on Sunday, Reuters reports. Verstappen...
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The wealthy country: Australians are the richest people in the world

The United States is home to more millionaires than any other country in the world. But whether the country is truly the wealthiest in the world depends on how you measure. Judging by where the greatest number of people are well off, Australia...
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China to overtake France as top travel destination by 2030

China is set to overtake France as the world’s number one tourist destination by 2030 as a growing middle class in Asia looks to spend more on travel, according to experts at market research group Euromonitor International, AP reports. In...
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Centuries-old alcohol discovered in China

Chinese archaeologists have uncovered a 2,000-year-old bronze pot that contains an alcoholic liquid believed to be wine. The discovery occurred on November 6 in China’s Henan province, west of Shanghai. Shi Jiazhen, who is head of the...
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ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer learn draw fate

Five-time champion Novak Djokovic will face Alexander Zverev, Marin Cilic and John Isner in the group stages at the ATP Finals after the draw was confirmed in London on Monday, ESPN reports. Top seed Djokovic returned to the top of the world...
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Britain’s Idris Elba named People mag’s ‘sexiest man alive’

Actor Idris Elba, who James Bond fans are campaigning to be the next person to play 007, was named the sexiest man alive on Monday by People magazine, Reuters reported. The London-born actor, 46, said he didn’t believe it when the magazine...
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Djokovic completes remarkable return to No. 1

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic today returned to the top of the ATP Rankings for a fourth stint at the pinnacle of men’s professional tennis. Almost two years to the day since Djokovic completed his 223rd and most recent week at No. 1, he replaces...