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 2016-05-05 23:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Sanofi, Amgen cholesterol drugs win UK backing after price cuts... +

Two rival cholesterol-lowering injections from Sanofi and Amgen have been recommended by Britain's healthcare cost watchdog after the manufacturers offered special discounts to the country's state-run health service....

 2016-05-05 23:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Spurs close in on Wembley stadium move... +

Tottenham Hotspur are close to a deal to play Premier League games at Wembley in the 2017/18 campaign and are looking at staging Champions League matches there next season, FA chairman Greg Dyke said on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 23:04 

Channel NewsAsia

Americans split on allowing guns on campus... +

Should university students and professors be allowed to bring guns on campus? Americans are divided on the issue with no end in sight to the deadly shootings that regularly rock the nation....

 2016-05-05 23:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Canada's RBC releasing files linked to 'Panama Papers' firm: reports... +

Canada's biggest bank is handing over to the government names of clients with relationships or connections to a Panamanian law firm at the center of a massive leak of offshore financial data, national media reported on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 23:00 

The Strait Times

Morning Minutes: What will make headlines, May 6, 2016... +

. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 22:58 

Channel NewsAsia

Legal settlement drags News Corp to loss... +

News Corp. said on Thursday a one-time legal settlement charge pushed the media giant into a loss in what it described as a "disappointing" quarter....

 2016-05-05 22:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump says Britain would be better off without EU - Fox News... +

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday he thought Britain would be better off out of the European Union....

 2016-05-05 22:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Winger Mahrez tells Leicester he wants to stay... +

Leicester City's Riyad Mahrez has given the Premier League champions a boost by telling the owners he wants to stay at the club next season, British media reported on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 22:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Liverpool sink Villarreal to set up Sevilla final... +

Liverpool romped into the Europa League final with a 3-0 win over Villarreal on another magical night at Anfield to tee up a showpiece clash with holders Sevilla who swatted away visitors Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 22:35 

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Football: Mahrez wants to stay with Leicester, says vice-chairman... +

Leicester's vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha claims Riyad Mahrez has told him he wants to stay with the newly-crowned Premier League champions....

 2016-05-05 22:30 

Channel NewsAsia

Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags... +

Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 22:16 

Channel NewsAsia

US House speaker not ready to back Trump as Republican nominee... +

US House Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican in Congress, said on Thursday he was not ready to support Donald Trump as the party's presumptive presidential nominee in November's general election....

 2016-05-05 22:13 

The Strait Times

Football: Riyad Mahrez wants to stay with Leicester, says vice-chairman... +

LONDON (AFP) - Leicester's vice-chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha claims Riyad Mahrez has told him he wants to stay with the newly crowned Premier League champions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 22:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Kerrisdale betting against DISH in newly raised fund: source... +

Hedge fund Kerrisdale Capital Management has taken a short position in the stock of direct broadcast service provider DISH Network Co, betting that the stock price will fall because its wireless spectrum is overvalued, a source familiar with the matter sa...

 2016-05-05 22:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Valeant forms internal committee to oversee drug pricing... +

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, which has acknowledged mistakes in its drug pricing practices amid U.S. congressional probes, said on Thursday it has formed a new committee to oversee pricing of the company's drugs....

 2016-05-05 22:07 

Channel NewsAsia

North Korea to launch top party gathering amid nuke test fears... +

North Korea will on Friday launch its highest-level ruling party meeting in almost 40 years, with delegates set to heap praise on its nuclear arsenal as a "precious sword" amid fears of a fresh atomic test....

 2016-05-05 22:00 

The Strait Times

While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, May 6 edition... +

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, May 6, 2016.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:47 

Channel NewsAsia

London looks set to elect first Muslim mayor... +

London was on track to become the first EU capital with a Muslim mayor as voters went to the polls on Thursday after a bitter campaign between Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the opposition Labour party....

 2016-05-05 21:47 

The Strait Times

US House speaker Paul Ryan not ready to back Donald Trump as Republican nominee... +

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US House Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican in Congress, said on Thursday he was not ready to support Donald Trump as the party's presumptive presidential nominee in November's general election.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2016-05-05 21:37 

Channel NewsAsia

Dollar extends rally ahead of US jobs report... +

The dollar rose for the third straight day on Thursday, the eve of the US jobs report, a key gauge for the Federal Reserve as it looks to raise interest rates....

 2016-05-05 21:35 

Channel NewsAsia

DoubleLine's Gundlach worrying about junk bonds, not recession... +

Jeffrey Gundlach, the chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, on Thursday said he is worried that junk bond investors could recover exceptionally low amounts of principal when their debt goes into default....

 2016-05-05 21:30 

Today Online

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Jennifer Lawrence posts new X-Men: Apocalypse clip... +

LOS ANGELES - Don't mess with Jennifer Lawrence. The actress' Raven-Mystique character manages to get into a fight - while attending a fight - in a brief new clip from X-Men: Apocalypse that was released on her Facebook page. In the scene, Kodi Smit-McPh...

 2016-05-05 21:29 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Integrity, desire to serve matter more to PAP than packaging... +

SINGAPORE - The People's Action Party (PAP) may not score highly in its "packaging";, nor does it wield the "emotional trump card", but its candidates are sincere in wanting to serve residents, said the party's organising secretary Chan Chun Sing on Thursd...

 2016-05-05 21:29 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Pakistani woman strangled for helping friend elope... +

PESHAWAR (Pakistan) - A Pakistani woman was drugged, strangled and then her body set ablaze because she helped her friend elope, police said on Thursday (May 5), announcing the arrest of 14 people in a twist on the grim practice of "honour killings". The....

 2016-05-05 21:29 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

TODAYs brief, Friday, May 6... +

Final public hearing on Elected Presidency scheme to be held The fourth and final public hearing on the review of the Elected Presidency scheme will be held on Friday, with former Cabinet minister S Dhanabalan and constitutional law expert Kevin Tan among...

 2016-05-05 21:22 

The Strait Times

Football: Daniel Sturridge sends Liverpool into Europa League final... +

LIVERPOOL (AFP) - Daniel Sturridge was involved in all three goals as Liverpool impressively beat Villarreal 3-0 at Anfield on Thursday to set up a Europa League final date with holders Sevilla.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil... +

Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games....

 2016-05-05 21:20 

Channel NewsAsia

GoPro revenue beats estimates; to delay drone launch... +

GoPro Inc reported a lower-than-expected fall in quarterly revenue as demand for its popular wearable action cameras remained strong....

 2016-05-05 21:17 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

SDP to set up taskforce to handle emergency cases in Bt Batok if it wins... +

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) plans to set up a taskforce to handle defects and shortfalls in the Bukit Batok constituency if Dr Chee Soon Juan wins the by-election, and the party takes over the running of the town council. Mr Yeo Yeu Y...

 2016-05-05 21:13 

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

Chee under fire for misrepresenting data... +

SINGAPORE - Responding to comments relating to the local employment growth last year by Dr Chee Soon Juan at his rally on Thursday (May 5) night, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said it is "disappointed" that Dr Chee "continues to deliberately misrepresent...

 2016-05-05 21:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Sturridge sends Liverpool into Europa League final... +

Daniel Sturridge was involved in all three goals as Liverpool impressively beat Villarreal 3-0 at Anfield on Thursday to set up a Europa League final date with holders Sevilla....

 2016-05-05 21:11 

Channel NewsAsia

Football: Sevilla down Shakhtar to reach another Europa final... +

Sevilla remained on course for a third consecutive Europa League title as Kevin Gameiro struck twice to down Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 and progress to a final meeting with Liverpool 5-3 on aggregate on Thursday....

 2016-05-05 21:10 

Channel NewsAsia

Distraction is often a factor in teen drivers rear-end collisions... +

(Reuters Health) In a U.S. study using in-car video recorders, more than three-quarters of rear end collisions involving a teen driver happened when the teen was paying attention to a phone, a passenger or something else other than the road....

 2016-05-05 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

News Corp's quarterly revenue falls 7.3 percent, profit hit by charge... +

News Corp , owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported its fifth drop in quarterly revenue in a row as print ad sales declined and a strong dollar hit income from outside the United States....

 2016-05-05 21:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Derby favourite Nyquist to sip from Stanley Cup... +

Kentucky Derby favourite Nyquist will get to drink from the NHL's coveted Stanley Cup on Saturday before he sets off on his bid to win racing's symbol of excellence in the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

Channel NewsAsia

News Corp's quarterly revenue falls 7.3 percent, profit hit by charge... +

News Corp , owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported its fifth drop in quarterly revenue in a row as print ad sales declined and a strong dollar hit income from outside the United States....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

Channel NewsAsia

British canoeist Pennie has novel answer to Zika threat... +

British slalom canoeist Fiona Pennie is leaving nothing to chance at this year's Rio Olympics where she will fit a mosquito net to her boat between races to minimise the threat of the Zika virus....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Google, Honeywell agree to resolve Nest Labs patent dispute... +

Alphabet Inc's Google and climate control systems maker Honeywell International Inc have reached an agreement to resolve patents disputes related to Alphabet's Nest Labs, a maker of Internet-connected thermostats....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

MyInfo means no more filling in form for each e-govt transaction... +

A new repository, called MyInfo, will consolidate the personal data of Singapore residents and provide it on request to auto-fill government e-service forms.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Tambyah explains his donation to TOC... +

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) central committee member Paul Tambyah said yesterday that he donated to sociopolitical website The Online Citizen last year as he wanted to support causes that he cared about.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

StarHub rings up higher Q1 profit despite revenue dip... +

Lower cost of equipment sold offset a revenue dip to help StarHub post a 25.9 per cent jump in first- quarter net profit to $92.8 million.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Gigs Picks: Of Monsters And Men... +

Icelandic band Of Monsters And Men gained worldwide fame with their breakout indie hit, Little Talks, in 2011.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

US, Britain raising tension over South China Sea: Chinese envoy... +

LONDON Some politicians and media outlets in the US and Britain should stop meddling in the South China Sea, said China's envoy to Britain in a letter published in The Times.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Battle for the syncretic soul of Bangladesh... +

Tucked away in the reports of this week's news break about more Bangladeshi workers in Singapore getting into a tangle over suspected links to terror groups was a nugget of information that fascinated me. Workers gathering at the weekend to discuss po...

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Residents short of fuel and food... +

GREGOIRE LAKE (Alberta) Thousands of people fleeing wildfires in a remote Canadian oil town faced shortages of fuel and food, but the frantic evacuation also brought stories of shared resources and babies born in work camps.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Partying to beat the heat... +

The sweltering heat is not stopping three party organisers from holding their events outdoors this weekend.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Consider consequences of an AI revolution... +

We cannot underestimate the impact that the robotics revolution might have on socio-economic structures (...

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Ex-banker in 1MDB case faces more charges... +

Three more charges have been slapped on a former private wealth banker caught up in a probe linked to embattled state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Murali: A vote for us is a vote for certainty... +

A vote for the People's Action Party (PAP) is a vote for certainty, said its Bukit Batok by-election candidate Murali Pillai.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2016-05-05 21:00 

The Strait Times

Moody's expects decline in local banks' asset quality... +

Signs of further stress on the asset quality of the three local banks emerged in the first quarter as their loan book exposure to the ailing oil and gas sector took a toll, credit rating agency Moody's Investors Service said yesterday.. Read more at s...

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