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 2018-04-19 00:12 

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Amazon's Bezos says company topped 100 million Prime members...

SEATTLE (BLOOMBERG)- Amazon.com chief executive officer Jeff Bezos said the e-commerce giant has exceeded 100 million paid Prime subscribers and will continue to invest to meet...

 2018-04-19 00:11 

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Shinzo Abe says US, Japan to begin talks on 'trade deals'...

PALM BEACH, UNITED STATES (AFP) - Facing US pressure, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday (April 18) that Japan was ready to begin talks about...

 2018-04-19 00:07 

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Warner Bros' US$1b theme park in Abu Dhabi to open in July...

ABU DHABI (REUTERS) - Abu Dhabi hopes the opening of a US$1 billion (S$1.31 billion) Warner Bros theme park in July will help it in its bid to nearly double the number of tourists visiting the emirate over the next few years.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2018-04-19 00:06 

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Pink leads People's beautiful issue, Meghan Markle on the list...

LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Pop star Pink graced the cover of People magazine's annual beautiful people issue on Wednesday (April 18), chosen for what the celebrity publication called...

 2018-04-19 00:05 

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AstraZeneca wins US FDA approval for first-line use of lung cancer drug...
 2018-04-19 00:04 

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Police looking for e-scooter rider in Ang Mo Kio hit-and-run incident...

SINGAPORE - Police are looking for a man believed to be the electric scooter rider involved in a hit-and-run accident with an elderly woman in Ang Mo Kio on Tuesday (April 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-19 00:03 

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SpaceX launches Nasa's new planet-hunting satellite...

TAMPA, FLORIDA (AFP) - Nasa on Wednesday (April 17) blasted off its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, a US$337 million (S$441.35 million) satellite that aims to scan 85 per cent of the skies for cosmic bodies where life may exist.. Read more at stra...

 2018-04-18 23:55 

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SEC proposes rule to combat conflicted investment advice...
 2018-04-18 23:55 

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Time Warner CEO says AT&T merger needed to compete with internet titans...
 2018-04-18 23:51 

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Pilot who landed Southwest plane with 'nerves of steel' was once rejected by US Air Force...

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) - About 20 minutes after takeoff on Tuesday (April 17), Captain Tammie Jo Shults was steering a Southwest Airlines plane toward cruising altitude, generally considered the safest part of a flight. But then the left engine exploded.. Rea...

 2018-04-18 23:39 

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Trump at odds with US Congress on Syria strategy...

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Lawmakers from the US Republican and Democratic parties expressed alarm on Wednesday (April 18) over President Donald Trump's plans to forge ahead with the withdrawal of US troops from Syria, particularly in the absence ...

 2018-04-18 23:33 

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Oil jumps 3% on Saudi price target, US stockpiles...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Oil futures jumped nearly 3 per cent on Wednesday (April 18) on a decline in US crude inventories and after sources signalled top exporter Saudi Arabia wants to see the crude price closer to US$100 a barrel.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2018-04-18 23:30 

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Ex-US soldier, two others convicted of murder-for-hire plot in Philippines...
 2018-04-18 23:25 

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Former Playboy Playmate settles with tabloid owner over buried Trump affair story...

LOS ANGELES (BLOOMBERG) - A former Playboy Playmate who claimed she had an affair with US President Donald Trump more than a decade ago settled a lawsuit against the owner of the National Enquirer, which acquired the rights to her story only to bury it.. ...

 2018-04-18 23:20 

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Starbucks' Schultz steps in as outrage over cafe arrests simmers...
 2018-04-18 23:20 

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Top stories from The Straits Times on Thursday, April 19...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Thursday, April 19. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-18 23:16 

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Trump voices hope Koreas can live 'together' in 'peace'...
 2018-04-18 23:05 

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AI pharma firm BenevolentAI raises US$115 million in funding...
 2018-04-18 23:03 

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Ban power- assisted PMDs...

The increasing number of accidents involving pedestrians and e-scooter riders is surely a warning sign that the current measures to regulate the use of personal mobility devices (PMDs) on pedestrian walkways are insufficient.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2018-04-18 23:02 

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Customs, rites should keep pace with changes in society...

The suggestions made by Dr George Wong Seow Choon (Take hard look at outdated death rites; April 18) is worth reflecting on.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-18 22:50 

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Jailed Lula's likely heir tries to keep Brazil's left together...
 2018-04-18 22:40 

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Singapore and the Commonwealth: The contributions of four young Singaporeans...
 2018-04-18 22:35 

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Commentary: Is online vigilantism the best way to exact social justice?...
 2018-04-18 22:30 

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Motor racing - As driving career ends Patrick remains driven...
 2018-04-18 22:30 

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Ronaldo backheel earns Madrid late draw with Bilbao...
 2018-04-18 22:30 

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Amazon says it has more than 100 million Prime members...
 2018-04-18 22:30 

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Amazon Prime service tops 100 million paid subscribers...
 2018-04-18 22:20 

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Disney filing discloses Fox's reasons for rejecting Comcast bid...
 2018-04-18 22:20 

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Fox chose Disney over Comcast on regulatory, stock fears: filing...
 2018-04-18 22:18 

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Southwest engine explosion began when fan blade broke, says NTSB...

PHILADELPHIA (REUTERS) - Federal air safety officials investigating why the engine of a Southwest Airlines jet blew apart, killing a passenger after shattering a plane window, said on Wednesday (April 18) that the incident began when a fan blade already s...

 2018-04-18 22:05 

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Football: Ronaldo backheel special spares Real from Bilbao defeat...

MADRID (REUTERS) - Another special Cristiano Ronaldo goal - this time, a superb backheel - came to Real Madrid's rescue in La Liga on Wednesday (April 18), earning them a 1-1 draw at Athletic Bilbao.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-18 22:00 

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Qualcomm begins layoffs as part of cost cuts: Bloomberg...
 2018-04-18 22:00 

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Qualcomm begins layoffs as part of cost cuts...
 2018-04-18 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, April 19...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, April 19, 2018.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-18 21:50 

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Three found guilty in plot to bomb Somali immigrants' apartment complex...
 2018-04-18 21:46 

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Football: Real Madrid held to draw at home by Athletic Bilbao...
 2018-04-18 21:45 

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Donald Trump hails 'great' CIA chief talks with Kim Jong Un, boosting summit odds...
 2018-04-18 21:40 

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Qualcomm begins layoffs as part of cost cuts - Bloomberg...
 2018-04-18 21:39 

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Football: PSG seal French Cup final spot against minnows Les Herbiers...
 2018-04-18 21:18 

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15 hurt in Swiss road accident involving Sri Lanka tourists...
 2018-04-18 21:08 

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Trump issues public challenge to Abe on trade...
 2018-04-18 21:05 

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Experts query case for GlaxoSmithKline's new 3-in-1 lung drug...
 2018-04-18 21:00 

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Bitcoin heist suspect flees Iceland on flight carrying PM - state broadcaster...
 2018-04-18 21:00 

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Atletico's Bare banned for nine games for abusing referee...
 2018-04-18 21:00 

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Wieber files lawsuit over Nassar case...

LOS ANGELES Jordyn Wieber, a member of the 2012...

 2018-04-18 21:00 

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Spielberg takes on Blackhawk...

LOS ANGELES Is Steven Spielberg (above) the superhero Warner Bros needs?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-18 21:00 

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India's DLF to outline development plans for large land bank...

MUMBAI India's largest property developer DLF will share details of plans to develop its land parcels, as it seeks to allay concerns about the slow pace of monetisation of assets.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-18 21:00 

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Woman dies after she was nearly sucked out of plane in explosion...

PHILADELPHIA An engine on a Dallas-bound Southwest Airlines flight with 149 people aboard apparently exploded on Tuesday, forcing an emergency landing in Philadelphia as one passenger was killed after she was nearly sucked out from a window of the plane, ...

 2018-04-18 21:00 

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Airports using 'smart glass' to make you spend more money...

DALLAS There are many depictions of a future in which people have mastered the art of manipulating the opacity of glass.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-04-18 21:00 

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Learning by being open to other perspectives...

Ms Jamie Gan has seen first-hand how sensitive the issue of a foreign workforce can be to a government.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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