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 2015-05-28 16:30   

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  US, allies target Islamic State with 26 air strikes - statement...[ + ]

The U.S.-led coalition has staged 26 air strikes since early Wednesday targeting Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq against, according to the Combined Joint Task Force leading the air operations....



 2015-05-28 16:30   

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  US jury orders Boston Scientific to pay US$100 million in transvaginal mesh trial...[ + ]

A Delaware jury on Thursday ordered Boston Scientific to pay US$100 million to a woman who said she was injured by transvaginal mesh, a device that is the subject of more than 25,000 lawsuits against the company....



 2015-05-28 16:27   

Channel NewsAsia

  Fractious handover clouds Buhari's Nigeria succession...[ + ]

As he entered his final week in office, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan offered up a prayer for the success of Muhammadu Buhari, the former military ruler who takes the helm of Africa's biggest economy on Friday....



 2015-05-28 16:15   

Channel NewsAsia

  Angolan gets suspended sentence for 'Blood Diamond' book...[ + ]

An Angolan journalist was given a six-month suspended sentence on Thursday after he was convicted of slander for accusing generals of human rights abuses at diamond mines, concluding a high-profile trial in one of Africa's most repressive states....



 2015-05-28 16:15   

Channel NewsAsia

  We're pals now, give us money, Balkan PMs tell the EU...[ + ]

Leaders of six Western Balkan countries told the European Union on Thursday they were becoming impatient with their long wait to join the bloc and needed EU funds to keep up reforms....



 2015-05-28 16:15   

Channel NewsAsia

  A margarita too far: Miami Beach bans late night outdoor liquor...[ + ]

Last call is coming earlier than usual at some outdoor bars and restaurants on Miami Beach as the tourist city tries to clean up its image by banning alcohol sales at sidewalk cafes after 2 a.m....



 2015-05-28 16:10   

Channel NewsAsia

  Moody's says Greek euro exit would change nature of euro...[ + ]

A Greek exit from the euro would not mark a return to the debt crisis of 2012, but it would create risks of contagion and change the nature of the monetary union, which was supposed to be permanent, a senior Moody's rating analyst said on Thursday....



 2015-05-28 16:07   

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  Blatter says FIFA faces 'more bad news'...[ + ]

FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Thursday said that the organisation faces a tough few months ahead and that the individuals involved in the bribery scandal have brought shame and humiliation on football....



 2015-05-28 16:06   

Channel NewsAsia

  GIC to buy stake in Brazilian hospital operator: Report...[ + ]

A Brazilian investment bank saysGIC had agreed to pay some S$680 million for an unspecified stake....



 2015-05-28 16:05   

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  Blast injures three peacekeepers in UN Mali commander's convoy - sources...[ + ]

Three United Nations peacekeepers were wounded in northern Mali on Thursday when a vehicle in a convoy escorting the U.N. force's commander and police commissioner hit a landmine, sources said....



 2015-05-28 16:02   

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

  One of worst days in FIFA history, says Figo...[ + ]

ZURICH - The date of May 27 will go down as one of the worst days in the history of world soccer's governing body FIFA, former presidential candidate Luis Figo said on Thursday. The 42-year-old former World Footballer of the Year withdrew his presidential...



 2015-05-28 16:01   

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

  Pressure mounts on Blatter as FIFA scandal widens...[ + ]

ZURICH - Pressure mounted on FIFA President Sepp Blatter on Thursday as the corruption scandal engulfing world soccer's governing body deepened, with warnings from big sponsors and growing criticism from senior Western politicians. Despite FIFA statements...



 2015-05-28 15:58   

Channel NewsAsia

  Western Hemisphere's tallest building set to open to public...[ + ]

New York Citys One World Trade Center sits next to the site of the Twin Towers which were destroyed in the September 11 attacks of 2001....



 2015-05-28 15:56   

Channel NewsAsia

  Retailers keeping expectations in check for Great Singapore Sale...[ + ]

Singapore Retailers Association says it does not expect to see greater sales numbers as compared to last year....



 2015-05-28 15:55   

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  Cook says it will be strange to pass his mentor Gooch...[ + ]

Alastair Cook will have mixed feelings this weekend if he passes his mentor and boyhood hero Graham Gooch's total to become England's highest scorer of test match runs....



 2015-05-28 15:50   

Channel NewsAsia

  Facebook chat on ways to tackle smoking among youths...[ + ]

Parliamentary Secretary for Health Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim held a Facebook discussion ahead of World No Tobacco Day, which falls on Sunday....



 2015-05-28 15:50   

Channel NewsAsia

  Spanish court to put former PP treasurers on trial...[ + ]

Spain's High Court said on Thursday six people would go on trial after a long investigation into an alleged slush fund run within the governing People's Party (PP), including two former party treasurers....



 2015-05-28 15:50   

Channel NewsAsia

  French watchdog reports level 1 incident at EDF's Cattenom 1 nuclear reactor...[ + ]

French utility EDF's Cattenom 1 nuclear reactor was stopped on Thursday after the French nuclear watchdog reported an incident caused by the "inopportune opening of a valve" that did not lead to a radioactive discharge....



 2015-05-28 15:45   

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

  Four arrested, 2.2kg of heroin seized in operation to nab suspected drug trafficker...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - An operation to arrest a suspected drug trafficker yesterday (May 27) resulted in four arrests and the seizure of 2.2kg of heroin as well as S$14,400 in cash. The heroin was estimated to be worth more than S$154,000. Officers from the Central....



 2015-05-28 15:41   

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  Asian banks well-placed to grow in new regulatory environment: MAS...[ + ]

MAS' managing director Ravi Menon saysAsian lenders are well-positioned to tap growth prospects, as they focus on innovating and maintaining high prudential standards....



 2015-05-28 15:41   

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

  Action should be taken over AHPETCs egregious conduct: Shanmugam...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - The High Court judgment on Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) underscores the fact that the "egregious conduct" of the Workers' Party-run town council should be acted on, said Law and Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam today...



 2015-05-28 15:40   

Channel NewsAsia

  South Africa minister rules Zuma not liable for home upgrades...[ + ]

South Africa's police minister said on Thursday that President Jacob Zuma will not be liable to repay money spent on security upgrades to his rural home, which opposition parties have slammed as lavish and wasteful....



 2015-05-28 15:40   

Channel NewsAsia

  Dozens of cell phone towers in Kashmir shut down after attacks...[ + ]

Dozens of communications towers have been shut down in an area of Indian-administered Kashmir after a string of attacks and threats by militants, who say cell phone services are being used to target their members....



 2015-05-28 15:40   

Channel NewsAsia

  US Army chief says no human error seen in anthrax mishap...[ + ]

U.S. personnel working at an Army facility in Utah appeared to follow correctly all the outlined procedures to inactivate anthrax before they mistakenly shipped off live samples of the deadly bacteria, the Army's top general said on Thursday....



 2015-05-28 15:40   

Channel NewsAsia

  Contador extends Giro lead, Gilbert wins stage 18...[ + ]

Alberto Contador extended his overall Giro d'Italia lead to over five minutes after a bold attack in the 18th stage, a 170-km trek from Melide, Switzerland, to Verbania won by former world champion Philippe Gilbert on Thursday....



 2015-05-28 15:34   

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  Off-Peak Pass for public transport to go on sale from Jun 28...[ + ]

The Off-Peak Pass for public transport, which offers unlimited travel outside the peak period, will go on sale from Jun 28....



 2015-05-28 15:34   

Channel NewsAsia

  Malaysia removes bodies from jungle on eve of people-smuggling talks...[ + ]

Nine skeletal remains have been removed from a burial site in Perlis, bringing the total number of bodies recovered to 13 from abandoned jungle camps believe to part of a people-smuggling crisis, Malaysian police said on Thursday....



 2015-05-28 15:25   

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

  Iran's Zarif hopes for nuclear deal within 'reasonable period of time'...[ + ]

ATHENS - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday he hoped Tehran and world powers would reach a final nuclear deal "within a reasonable period of time" but this would be hard if the other side stuck to what he called excessive......



 2015-05-28 15:20   

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  Citigroup CEO defends credit card deal with Costco...[ + ]

Citigroup Inc CEO Mike Corbat said the deal the bank made with Costco Wholesale Corp to replace American Express Co as the issuer of credit cards for the retailer will be profitable for his shareholders....



 2015-05-28 15:15   

Channel NewsAsia

  "We were awful" - Pink Floyd's Waters on band's early days...[ + ]

Pink Floyd founding members Roger Waters and Nick Mason...



 2015-05-28 15:13   

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

  Islamic State photos purport to show unharmed Palmyra ruins ...[ + ]

BEIRUT - Islamic State posted photographs online which it said were taken in the central Syrian city of Palmyra and appeared to show its ancient ruins unharmed since the hardline group seized it from government forces. Reuters was not able to independentl...



 2015-05-28 15:02   

Channel NewsAsia

  Judge will sentence Boston bomber to death June 24...[ + ]

Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 21-year-old naturalized American of Chechen descent, will be formally sentenced to death in court on June 24, a US judge said on Thursday (May 28)....



 2015-05-28 15:00   

Channel NewsAsia

  Male babies slightly raise gestational diabetes risk...[ + ]

For pregnant women, carrying a boy brings with it a slight increase in the risk of developing diabetes before giving birth, according to a new study....



 2015-05-28 14:57   

Channel NewsAsia

  Nearly 2,500 vacant EC units in the market: URA...[ + ]

Analysts say this could be due to EC buyers needing more time to move in, but add that there are buyers who do not intend to live in the units....



 2015-05-28 14:55   

Channel NewsAsia

  Book Talk: Renee Knight's "Disclaimer" portrays a life unravelling...[ + ]

"What if the book you were reading was about you?" This is the question posed in Renee Knights "Disclaimer", a new thriller in the suburban noirgenre....



 2015-05-28 14:55   

Channel NewsAsia

  No foul play in death of Chilean poet Neruda, researchers say...[ + ]

Spanish researchers investigating the early '70s death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to determine if he was poisoned, have found no conclusive evidence of foul play, according to an initial report handed to the investigating judge....



 2015-05-28 14:54   

Channel NewsAsia

  Football: Underdogs Aston Villa can win FA Cup, says Sherwood...[ + ]

The way Aston Villa overcame the odds to beat Liverpool in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley is the template for success in Saturday's final against Arsenal, manager Tim Sherwood said on Thursday....



 2015-05-28 14:52   

Channel NewsAsia

  Qatar pledges US$50m to Indonesia for hosting migrants...[ + ]

Gas-rich Qatar pledged US$50 million on Thursday (May 28) to help Indonesia shelter Muslim Rohingya migrants from Myanmar, the official QNA news agency reported....



 2015-05-28 14:45   

Channel NewsAsia

  Canada rights body to review complaint over birth certificate gender markers...[ + ]

A human rights tribunal in a Canadian province has agreed to review a complaint filed by nine transgender and intersex people who want gender markers to be removed from their birth certificates, activists said....



 2015-05-28 14:30   

Channel NewsAsia

  US pending home sales race to nine-year high in April...[ + ]

Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rose for a fourth straight month in April to a nine-year high, buoying the outlook for the housing market....



 2015-05-28 14:28   

Channel NewsAsia

  Golf: Singapore's Mamat grabs lead in Bangladesh Open...[ + ]

Mamat, 47, produced six birdies against two late dropped shots to return with a four-under-par 67 and finish day two at nine-under 133 in the US$300,000 Asian Tour event....



 2015-05-28 14:25   

Channel NewsAsia

  African migrants risk all in Sahara to reach Europe...[ + ]

In a sandy compound in the Niger desert town of Agadez, a white-turbaned imam blesses a circle of African migrants, some of them little more than boys, to protect them on the journey across the Sahara toward Europe....



 2015-05-28 14:25   

Channel NewsAsia

  Apple loses bid to disqualify antitrust monitor - US court...[ + ]

A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's bid to disqualify an antitrust compliance monitor who was appointed after the company was found liable for conspiring with publishers to raise the prices of e-books....



 2015-05-28 14:21   

Today Online

[ Singapore ]

  Aerial activities not allowed at Padang and surrounding areas on selected days from June to Aug 9...[ + ]

SINGAPORE - The flying of drones and kites, as well as the hoisting of captive balloons, will not be allowed at the Padang and its surrounding areas on selected days and times from next month until Aug 9. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) s...



 2015-05-28 14:20   

Channel NewsAsia

  EU extends Syria sanctions, adds senior official to list...[ + ]

The European Union added a high-ranking Syrian military official to its sanctions list on Thursday as it extended measures against supporters of President Bashar al-Assad for another year....



 2015-05-28 14:15   

Channel NewsAsia

  No reason to turn to violence over sense of injustice at events in Syria, Iraq: Religious scholars...[ + ]

Rather than respond from the "lens of hatred" to developments in Gaza and Syria, one religious scholar says Muslims should respond "through the lens of mercy" and think of meaningful ways to make a difference....



 2015-05-28 14:15   

Channel NewsAsia

  No foul play in death of Chilean poet Neruda, researchers say...[ + ]

Spanish researchers investigating the early '70s death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to determine if he was poisoned, have found no conclusive evidence of foul play, according to an initial report handed to the investigating judge....



 2015-05-28 14:12   

Channel NewsAsia

  Watchdog says 90% of world chemical weapons destroyed...[ + ]

The world's chemical watchdog said on Thursday (May 28) that 90 per cent of the global chemical weapons stockpile has been destroyed, calling it a "major milestone"....



 2015-05-28 14:10   

Channel NewsAsia

  US settles 'pay for delay' fight with drugmaker Cephalon...[ + ]

U.S. antitrust regulators have settled a long-running fight with Cephalon, now owned by Teva Pharmaceuticals, over how it resolved a patent infringement lawsuit over the sleep disorder drug Provigil, the Federal Trade Commission said on Thursday....



 2015-05-28 14:10   

Channel NewsAsia

  US anti-legalization group urges more access to marijuana research...[ + ]

A group opposed to pot legalization is unveiling proposals on Thursday for the U.S. government to ease restrictions on scientific research into marijuana's potential as medicine, in a first step for an organization of its kind....




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