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January 21, 2020

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Cricket legend Warne's cap raises Aus$1m for bushfire appeal

Cricket legend Warne's cap raises Aus$1m for bushfire appeal

Cricket star Shane Warne's "baggy green" cap sold at auction for more than Aus$1 million (nearly $700,000) Friday, with all funds going to help victims of bushfires raging in Australia.The spin legend wore the cap during his 145-Test career, in which he too

Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

Will bushfires affect Australian Open tennis?

This month's Australian Open tennis Grand Slam will take place during a bushfire crisis that has left at least 26 people dead and destroyed more than 2,000 homes.Blazes across the country have torched about eight million hectares (80,000 square kilometres) of

Peru to plant one million trees around Machu Picchu

Peru to plant one million trees around Machu Picchu

Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra launched a campaign on Thursday to reforest the Machu Picchu archeological site in order to protect it from mud slides and forest fires.Vizcarra has pledged to plant one million trees in the 35,000-hectare protected archeolog

Navy brings emergency beer to fire-hit Aussie town

Navy brings emergency beer to fire-hit Aussie town

Australia's navy tasked with rescuing bushfire-trapped residents on the southeast coast received a new mission Friday -- delivering beer to a country pub on the verge of running dry.More than a thousand people have been evacuated from the town of Mallacoota,

Aussies lead at Hong Kong Open despite bushfire worries

Aussies lead at Hong Kong Open despite bushfire worries

Former champion Wade Ormsby and Aussie newcomer Travis Smyth took the top spots at the Hong Kong Open in early play Friday, battling to stay focused as devastating bushfires rage in their homeland.The fires have already scorched around eight million hectares (