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 2014-04-19 21:13   

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  Football: Jedinak keeps Palace revolution going against Hammers.....[C]

Australia midfielder Mile Jedinak scored the only goal of the game as Crystal Palace's remarkable revival under manager Tony Pulis continued with a 1-0 win away to London rivals West Ham........



 2014-04-19 21:10   

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  Football: Villa stop rot in Southampton stalemate.....[C]

Aston Villa ended a difficult week with a 0-0 draw at home to Southampton that inched them closer to safety in the Premier League........



 2014-04-19 20:28   

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  Pakistan's Musharraf flies to Karachi for medical tests: aides.....[C]

Pakistan's embattled former military ruler Pervez Musharraf flew to Karachi to undergo medical tests, according to close aides, two days before he is due to appear in court in Islamabad........



 2014-04-19 20:20   

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  Palace make Hammers pay penalty.....[C]

LONDON - Mile Jedinak's second-half penalty secured Crystal Palace a gutsy 1-0 victory at West Ham and guaranteed the Eagles' survival in the Barclays Premier League for another season. If the league began when Tony Pulis took over in November, Palace wou.......



 2014-04-19 20:14   

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  Mega-raid nets 100 suspects and 85 weapons in Argentina.....[C]

Around 100 suspects were arrested and 85 weapons seized when police conducted dozens of simultaneous raids in Buenos Aires province, Argentine authorities said........



 2014-04-19 20:13   

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  Basketball: Nets dump Raptors in NBA playoff opener.....[C]

Paul Pierce found his form in the final minutes, sparking the Brooklyn Nets over the Toronto Raptors 94-87 in the opening game of their NBA first-round playoff series........



 2014-04-19 20:10   

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  Bony at the double for Swansea.....[C]

LONDON - Wilfried Bony's injury-time penalty snatched a vital 2-1 victory for Swansea as Newcastle succumbed to a fifth successive Barclays Premier League defeat. The Ivorian, who had earlier cancelled out Shola Ameobi's opener, struck from the penalty sp.......



 2014-04-19 20:10   

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  Penalties traded in lively draw.....[C]

LONDON - Peter Whittingham's second-half penalty gave Cardiff a precious point in their scrap for Barclays Premier League survival - but the Welsh club still have it all to do. Whittingham's 50th-minute goal cancelled out a Marko Arnautovic penalty - the........



 2014-04-19 20:10   

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  Villa pick up point against Saints.....[C]

LONDON - Aston Villa ended a difficult week with a welcome point against Southampton. A run of four Barclays Premier League defeats in a row had sucked Paul Lambert's team backed towards the relegation zone but the 0-0 draw at Villa Park gave them a littl.......



 2014-04-19 19:28   

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  Football: Juventus still on course for record.....[C]

Juventus remain on course for a record-breaking points haul as they closed in on the Serie A title with a 1-0 win over struggling Bologna........



 2014-04-19 19:27   

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  Tennis: Vekic upsets Zhang for final Cibulkova date in Malaysia.....[C]

Teenager Donna Vekic pulled off the surprise of the Malaysian Open so far, edging out second seed Zhang Shuai 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 to clinch a final clash against top seed Dominika Cibulkova........



 2014-04-19 19:25   

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  Football: Advantage Liverpool as Sunderland stun Chelsea.....[C]

Sunderland condemned Chelsea to their first home Premier League defeat under Jose Mourinho with a stunning 2-1 victory that took Liverpool a step closer to the title........



 2014-04-19 19:23   

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  Football: Spurs halt Fulham charge, Chelsea eye summit.....[C]

Fulham squandered an opportunity to escape the Premier League relegation zone after going down 3-1 at London rivals Tottenham Hotspur........



 2014-04-19 19:08   

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  Ukraine calls ‘Easter truce’ as separatists hold firm.....[C]

KIEV/DONETSK (Ukraine) - The Ukrainian government said it will not attack pro-Russian separatists over the Easter weekend as its US ally threatened Moscow with new sanctions if it fails to persuade the militants to surrender. The Kremlin denies having con.......



 2014-04-19 18:13   

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  Authorities searching waters for missing S’porean ferry passenger.....[C]

SINGAPORE - A female Singaporean passenger travelling on a ferry from Malaysia has been reported missing, after the ferry berthed at the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal. The Singapore-flagged ferry "SINDO EMPRESS" had departed Tanjong Pengelih at 7.30am this.........



 2014-04-19 18:00   

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  Eriksen stars as Spurs sink Fulham.....[C]

LONDON - Christian Eriksen was again the architect as Tottenham halted embattled Fulham's Barclays Premier League resurgence at White Hart lane. The Denmark playmaker has been one of the few shining lights in a disappointing season for Spurs, whose top-fo.......



 2014-04-19 17:39   

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  First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry.....[C]

Divers on Saturday retrieved the first bodies from the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized nearly four days ago, marking a grim new stage in the search and recovery process........



 2014-04-19 17:37   

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  Furyk, Martin match Choi for PGA Heritage lead.....[C]

Americans Jim Furyk and Ben Martin matched South Korea's K J Choi for the lead after the conclusion of the storm-halted second round of the US PGA Heritage tournament........



 2014-04-19 17:27   

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  Tennis: Germany, Czechs head towards Fed Cup final.....[C]

Germany edged closer to their first Fed Cup final for 22 years while the Czech Republic, twice champions in the last three years, looked certain to join them........



 2014-04-19 17:10   

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  Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats.....[C]

WASHINGTON - As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will find a region that's warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its own territorial tensions with China. Each of the four countries on Mr Obama's itinera.......



 2014-04-19 16:26   

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  Missing S'porean ferry passenger found.....[C]

A Singaporean who went missing while travelling on a ferry from Malaysia to Singapore has been found. In a statement late Saturday night, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said she had been rescued by a fishing vessel and is now in Batam........



 2014-04-19 16:18   

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  Visitors shun marine parks over claims of animal suffering.....[C]

LONDON - Something disquieting happened at SeaWorld marine parks this year. Numbers attending the group's popular US centres between January and March dropped, from 3.5 million in 2013 to 3.05 million this year, a decline of 13 per cent. Nor is it hard to.......



 2014-04-19 16:06   

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  Hamilton takes pole at Chinese Grand Prix.....[C]

SHANGHAI - Lewis Hamilton maintained Mercedes' perfect record in qualifying this season, holding off the two Red Bulls to capture his third pole position of the campaign today (April 190 at the rainy Chinese Grand Prix. Hamilton broke the record for most........



 2014-04-19 15:50   

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  Death toll in S Korea ferry sinking climbs to 32.....[C]

MOKPO - South Korean coast guard officials say they've found three more bodies from the sinking of a ferry, raising the death toll to 32. Coast guard spokesman Kim Jae-in says the latest bodies were recovered today (April 19), three days after the ferry.........



 2014-04-19 15:49   

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  Tennis: Wawrinka dominates Ferrer, powers into Monte Carlo final.....[C]

Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka muscled his way past Spanish spoiler David Ferrer 6-1, 7-6 (7/3) on Saturday to move into the final of the Monte Carlo Masters........



 2014-04-19 15:43   

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  CPC Politburo member in S'pore for official visit.....[C]

Member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee Hu Chunhua will visit Singapore from 20-22 April........



 2014-04-19 15:37   

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  Football: Unbeaten Selangor defeat LionsXII.....[C]

The LionsXII on Saturday fell to a 1-0 defeat to Selangor at the Shah Alam stadium........



 2014-04-19 15:26   

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  Football: Liverpool fans in S’pore head to Anfield to catch showdown with Newcastle.....[C]

With the club on the brink of winning its first league title in 24 years, some Liverpool fans are planning to make a trip to the English city in anticipation of what could be a historic moment........



 2014-04-19 15:24   

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  Steve Jobs evidence should not be restricted in tech hiring lawsuit: Workers.....[C]

SAN FRANCISCO - Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence about Apple co-founder Steve Jobs at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, according to a court document filed late on Thursday by employees sui.......



 2014-04-19 15:22   

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  Nicoll Highway tragedy "wake-up call" for construction industry.....[C]

The Nicoll Highway collapse 10 years ago was described as a "wake-up call" for the construction industry by then-Minister of State for National Development Grace Fu. Since then, new rules have been introduced to tighten processes........



 2014-04-19 14:52   

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  Arak heavy water reactor dispute virtually solved: Iran.....[C]

Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said on Saturday that a dispute with world powers over the Arak heavy water reactor has been "virtually resolved", the Al-Alam Arabic-language television reported........



 2014-04-19 14:52   

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  Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey’s Syrian border.....[C]

ISTANBUL - Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June were found by Turkish soldiers on its border with Syria today (April 19), Turkish media reported, and French President Francois Hollande said the four were in good health. Mr Nicolas Heni.......



 2014-04-19 14:33   

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  Football: Eriksen delivers to keep Fulham in trouble.....[C]

Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their push for a European place and kept Fulham trapped in the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-1 home victory on Saturday........



 2014-04-19 14:28   

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  Two expats die of MERS in Saudi commercial hub.....[C]

Two foreigners died of MERS in the Saudi city of Jeddah, the health ministry said Saturday, as fears rise over the spreading respiratory virus in the kingdom's commercial hub........



 2014-04-19 14:12   

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  New initiative launched to encourage recognition of low-wage workers.....[C]

SINGAPORE - The U Appreciate Movement was launched today (April 19) to encourage employers and the public to show more care and respect for low-wage workers. In discussions held last year, several issues were raised over the lack of respect and appreciati.......



 2014-04-19 13:55   

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  Everest avalanche death toll reaches 13.....[C]

Rescuers on Mount Everest found the body of a 13th Nepalese guide on Saturday as authorities ruled out hope of finding any more survivors from the deadliest accident ever on the world's highest peak........



 2014-04-19 13:54   

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  300 Army, Air Force officer cadets commissioned as SAF officers.....[C]

258 Army and 42 Air Force officer cadets were commissioned as officers of the Singapore Armed Forces on Saturday evening........



 2014-04-19 13:31   

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  Charity car drive takes children, youth from low-income families out for a spin.....[C]

Organised by the People's Association (PA) and several car groups in Singapore, "Love on Wheels" took some 200 children and youth from low-income families to Gardens by the Bay for a photo hunt activity........



 2014-04-19 13:15   

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  13th body pulled from Everest avalanche.....[C]

KATHMANDU (Nepal) - Search teams today (April 19) recovered a 13th body from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mouth Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world'.......



 2014-04-19 13:02   

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  Golf: Westwood wilts but maintains lead in Malaysia.....[C]

Lee Westwood survived high temperatures and fierce competition from compatriot Andy Sullivan to cling onto the lead in the Malaysian Open on Saturday by a single-stroke........



 2014-04-19 12:40   

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  Fishing offences on the rise.....[C]

Public Utilities Board said that on average, some 240 to 250 people a year have been booked for fishing offences in recent years........



 2014-04-19 12:22   

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  Egyptian leftist submits bid for presidency.....[C]

Egyptian leftist Hamdeen Sabbahi on Saturday submitted the documents required to run in next month's presidential election, in which he is likely to be the only rival to former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi........



 2014-04-19 12:14   

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  Mate steering ferry through waters for first time: Prosecutor.....[C]

MOKPO (South Korea) - A prosecutor says that the third mate steering a South Korean ferry at the time of a major accident was navigating those waters for the first time. Senior prosecutor Yang Jung-jin told reporters that the 25-year-old mate was steering.......



 2014-04-19 11:42   

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  Underwater search for MH370 to finish by next week.....[C]

PERTH - An underwater robotic submarine is expected to finish searching a narrowed down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane within the next week, after completing six missions and so far coming up empty, the search..........



 2014-04-19 11:40   

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  Outpouring of help for S Korea ferry capsize relatives.....[C]

Desperate rescue operations are continuing in the search for hundreds of passengers still missing after a South Korean ferry sank off the southern coast. Many South Koreans have also gathered to volunteer their services to the distressed families of the m.......



 2014-04-19 11:39   

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  World record broken for the environment.....[C]

More than 2,000 young people gathered in the heart of Orchard Road on Saturday to commemorate Youth for the Environment Day. They also celebrated breaking the Guinness World Record for building a castle with beverage cartons........



 2014-04-19 11:08   

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  Obama signs law that bars Iran diplomat from UN post.....[C]

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama yesterday (Apr 18) signed a law that effectively bars an Iranian diplomat from serving as an envoy at the United Nations because of suspicions he was involved in the 1979-81 Tehran hostage crisis. Mr Obama signed a law........



 2014-04-19 11:03   

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  Authorities searching waters for missing S'porean ferry passenger.....[C]

A female Singaporean passenger travelling on a ferry from Malaysia has been reported missing, after the ferry berthed at the Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal........



 2014-04-19 10:48   

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  New initiative to help ex-offenders return to the workforce.....[C]

SINGAPORE - A new programme to help ex-offenders return to the workforce was launched today (April 19). The Strengthening Opportunities, Advocating Resilience (SOAR) programme aims to give ex-offenders training and career advice. About 375 ex-offenders ar.......



 2014-04-19 10:46   

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  Online bigots a ‘disgrace to Singapore’: PM Lee.....[C]

SINGAPORE - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he is appalled to read about those who harassed the organisers of the Philippine Independence Day celebrations in Singapore. In a post on Facebook today (April 19), Mr Lee said these people are a "disgrace t.......




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