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 2021-09-18 05:40 

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Woman in New Zealand charged with murdering her children after arriving from South Africa...

A woman charged with murdering her three young daughters, just weeks after the family arrived in New Zealand from South Africa, appeared in court on Saturday (Sep 18).Lauren Anne Dickason appeared in court in the port city of Timaru in the morning, and a ...

 2021-09-18 05:23 

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Australia reports 1,882 new COVID-19 cases as police quell protests...

MELBOURNE: Australia recorded 1,882 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday (Sep 18), as thousands of police officers in Sydney and Melbourne were deployed to quell planned anti-lockdown protests, setting up checkpoints and barricades.Several hundred people manage...

 2021-09-18 04:59 

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Football: Guardiola says defender Dias added to City's leadership group...

Manchester City centre back Ruben Dias will be one of five players sharing the captain's armband this season, manager Pep Guardiola said. Dias joined City from Benfica last year and was a mainstay of Guardiola's defence as he helped the club win t...

 2021-09-18 04:53 

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1,400 arrests in Asia, Europe in Interpol-led operation against illegal football gambling; 72 nabbed in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Nearly 1,400 people across Asia and Europe have been arrested in an Interpol-led operation targeting illegal football gambling during the Euro 2020 tournament held earlier this year.The Singapore Police Force (SPF), which participated in the op...

 2021-09-18 04:16 

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Government to study views on women's issues, present 'concrete proposals' in White Paper in early 2022: PM Lee...

SINGAPORE: The Government will study the views it has received on issues concerning women and will develop "concrete proposals" to be presented in a White Paper early next year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Saturday (Sep 18).He was speak...

 2021-09-18 03:39 

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Shanghai encourages 'duty-free economy' as part of consumer push...

BEIJING : The Shanghai government will support companies applying for approval to sell duty-free goods, and encourage duty-free shops to be set up at airports, hotels, malls and other commercial venues, municipal authorities said.The development of a...

 2021-09-18 02:54 

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Football: I always wanted to play for Perth, says ex-Liverpool keeper Jones...

After a trophy-laden two-decade stint overseas, former Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones is returning to his native Western Australia to fulfil a career-long ambition when he runs out for Perth Glory.Born and raised in the city's north-eastern suburbs, ...

 2021-09-18 02:19 

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Football: Solskjaer wanted to keep Lingard at United, says Moyes...

England midfielder Jesse Lingard did not return to West Ham United after his loan spell because Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had no intention of selling him, manager David Moyes said.Lingard flourished last season on loan at West Ham, scori...

 2021-09-18 02:04 

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Evergrande says six execs redeemed investment products in advance...

BEIJING : Six executives of China's heavily indebted Evergrande had redeemed some of the company's investment products in advance earlier this year, the property group said on Saturday. Between May 1 and Sept. 7, the six executives made early rede...

 2021-09-18 02:04 

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Six Evergrande executives redeemed investment products in advance...

BEIJING: Six executives of China's heavily indebted Evergrande had redeemed some of the company's investment products in advance earlier this year, the property group said on Saturday (Sep 17).Between May 1 and Sep 7, the six executives made early...

 2021-09-18 02:02 

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Stefanie Sun, Zoe Tay, Taufik Batisah, Calum Scott to perform at President's Star Charity...

The annual fundraiser will be simulcast live on Channel 5, meWATCH and YouTube on Oct 10....

 2021-09-18 01:56 

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Home-based learning for Pri 1 to 5 students amid rise in COVID-19 cases: MOE...

SINGAPORE: Home-based learning (HBL) will be implemented for students from Primary 1 to 5 from Sep 27 until the end of the Primary School Leaving Examination, amid a rise in COVID-19 cases, said the Ministry of Education on Saturday (Sep 18).Primary 6 stu...

 2021-09-18 01:34 

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Former Vikings OT Steve Riley dies at 68...

Steve Riley, who was a first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings and starred for the team as an offensive lineman over an 11-year NFL career, died Thursday, the team announced Friday. He was 68 years old.Riley died within a week of his former Vikings line...

 2021-09-18 01:29 

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Heavenly King Jacky Cheung's singing 'is so unbearable' says unknown director...

The 44-year-old Hong Kong director, Sunny Lau deleted his comment after coming under fire by netizens....

 2021-09-18 01:28 

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Algeria's ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies aged 84...

ALGIERS: Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who ruled Algeria for two decades before resigning in 2019 as huge protests engulfed the country, died on Friday (Sep 17) aged 84, public television announced.The former strongman had left office in April 2019 under pressure...

 2021-09-18 01:04 

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US resumes talks with Huawei CFO on resolving criminal charges - Globe and Mail...

The U.S Department of Justice (DOJ) is in talks with Huawei and lawyers for its Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou about an agreement that could allow her to return to China, the Globe and Mail reported https://www.theglobeandmail.com/politics/article-u...

 2021-09-18 01:04 

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US resumes talks with Huawei CFO on resolving criminal charges: Report...

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is in talks with Huawei and lawyers for its Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou about an agreement that could allow her to return to China, the Globe and Mail reported on Friday (Sep 17), citing Canadian sources.Meng wa...

 2021-09-18 00:58 

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The case for, and against, COVID-19 vaccine boosters...

NEW YORK: The US government aims to begin offering COVID-19 vaccine booster shots widely next week to Americans age 16 and up. A panel of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration voted against such broad coverage on Friday but...

 2021-09-18 00:24 

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All-civilian Inspiration4 crew shows off in zero-gravity orbit...

A 42-year-old data engineer on the first all-civilian astronaut crew to reach orbit made some spaceflight history on Friday, with a zero-gravity ukulele performance in a SpaceX capsule hundreds of miles above Earth's surface.Chris Sembroski, a Lockhee...

 2021-09-18 00:24 

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A ukulele in space? Inspiration4 crew shows a playful side in orbit...

:A 42-year-old data engineer on the first all-civilian astronaut crew to reach orbit made some spaceflight history on Friday, with a zero-gravity ukulele performance in a SpaceX capsule hundreds of miles above Earth's surface.Chris Sembroski, a Lockhe...

 2021-09-17 23:10 

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Time for a kitchen upgrade? Check out these nifty new appliances...

From coffee machines to cookware, jazz up your kitchen space with our edit of the latest doodads to hit the market....

 2021-09-17 23:07 

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A staycation on Sentosa with a side of Singapore colonial history...

While on a staycation at The Barracks Hotel Sentosa, this writer gets a lesson on Singapore's colonial military history....

 2021-09-17 23:01 

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Piers Morgan to launch new TV show on Rupert Murdoch-owned network...

Morgan left Britain's ITV in March after sparking a record 50,000 viewer complaints with controversial comments about Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex....

 2021-09-17 22:48 

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Tom Cruise gets sneak preview from SpaceX's first private crew...

Representatives for SpaceX's first privately chartered flight revealed Friday (Sep 18) that the actor took part in a call with the four space tourists orbiting more than 360 miles up....

 2021-09-17 22:30 

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How does a luxury hotel turn itself into a stay-home notice facility? Behind the scenes at the Conrad Centennial...

From dealing with virus-contaminated laundry, to what happens when a guest tests positive for COVID-19 - the programme Pandemic Borders goes behind the scenes of one Singapore hotel....

 2021-09-17 22:29 

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Manhattan's first whiskey distillery in over 100 years open for business...

Curls of smoke blanket a glass filled with bourbon whiskey and ice inside a 28,000-square-foot whiskey distillery in the trendy NoHo neighborhood in lower Manhattan.Great Jones Distilling Co. is the New York City borough's first and only whiskey disti...

 2021-09-17 22:14 

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Football: Defiant Bruce convinced Newcastle will bounce back...

NEWCASTLE, England : Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce was adamant his side would claw their way out of the Premier League relegation zone after a 1-1 home draw with Leeds United left them still looking for their first win of the season.The result left...

 2021-09-17 22:12 

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US says Kabul drone strike killed 10 civilians, including children, in 'tragic mistake'...

WASHINGTON: A drone strike in Kabul last month killed as many as 10 civilians, including seven children, the US military said on Friday (Sep 17), apologising for what it said was a tragic mistake.The Pentagon had said the Aug 29 strike targeted an Islamic...

 2021-09-17 22:08 

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A 3-room BTO flat where Art Deco meets a touch of nostalgia...

CNA Lifestyle's Making Room series looks at small homes with big transformations. This week, old meets new in an apartment where the owner's vintage furniture, art collection and early 20th century vibes coexist....

 2021-09-17 22:07 

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Taiwan's Chang Chen on speaking Mandarin in Dune with Timothee Chalamet...

The 44-year-old actor told CNA Lifestyle what it was like to be part of such a star-studded movie, representing Asia. Denis Villeneuve's film also features Josh Brolin, Oscar Isaac, Jason Momoa, Javier Bardem, Zendaya and more....

 2021-09-17 22:06 

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When balding men bid comb-overs farewell and got hair transplants during the pandemic...

One hair restoration surgeon in Los Angeles and New York City says he's seen about a 30 per cent surge in hair transplant procedures, and a 50 per cent increase in consultations, during the pandemic. The New York Times' Alex Williams finds out why...

 2021-09-17 22:05 

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How much exercise do we need to live longer? And how much is too much?...

Two studies suggest the sweet spot for longevity lies around 7,000 to 8,000 steps or about 30 to 45 minutes of exercise on most days....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Commentary: Whether made for humans or horses, ivermectin isn't a proven COVID-19 drug...

Ivermectin is not being prescribed for COVID-19 because evidence that it helps people is not yet there, says a researcher....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Commentary: Eating mainly fruit can do more harm than good to your body...

Plant-based or fruit-based diets are increasingly popular trends but just eating fruit can create other health problems, says a biology professor....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Commentary: China's newfound populism could hurt investor confidence...

Beijing's recent populist regulatory moves may please some of the population but risks damaging investor sentiment, says Christian Le Miere....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Taxi cab gardens emerge in Bangkok as drivers quit and debts grow...

Mini gardens are growing on taxi cabs in Bangkok after many drivers abandoned their vehicles due to economic woes....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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IN FOCUS: How young Singaporeans are turning their passions into profit with side hustles...

Many dream of making money off their hobbies, but it's not always easy getting there. CNA speaks to young people who juggle a full-time job and a side hustle to find out how they do it, and examines how the employment landscape may be changing to offe...

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Frustration with those who refuse COVID-19 vaccination but making it compulsory is tricky: Infectious diseases experts...

Ramping up communications to convince those on the fence, along with differentiated measures nudging more to take the shot can help get vaccination rates up, say infectious diseases experts on CNA's Heart of the Matter podcast....

 2021-09-17 22:00 

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Commentary: Whether made for humans or horses, ivermectin isn't a proven COVID-19 drug...

Ivermectin is not being prescribed for COVID-19 because evidence that it helps people is not yet there, says a researcher....

 2021-09-17 21:46 

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Football: Klopp says Thiago has 'much more' to give Liverpool...

LONDON: Jurgen Klopp says Thiago Alcantara has...

 2021-09-17 21:34 

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US probes possible insider trading at Binance - Bloomberg News...

:U.S. officials are examining possible insider trading and market manipulation at Binance, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, potentially adding more heat to the cryptocurrency exchange that has become a target of regulatory scrutiny in many countries.Aut...

 2021-09-17 21:34 

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US probes possible insider trading at Binance: Report...

US officials are examining possible insider trading and market manipulation at Binance, Bloomberg News reported on Friday (Sep 17), potentially adding more heat to the cryptocurrency exchange that has become a target of regulatory scrutiny in many countri...

 2021-09-17 21:29 

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Football: Investigation launched into alleged racist chants from Lazio fans...

Prosecutors have opened an investigation into alleged racist chants by Lazio supporters directed at AC Milan midfielders Tiemoue Bakayoko and Franck Kessie last weekend, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said on Friday.Video footage of the incident, ...

 2021-09-17 21:04 

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Football: Newcastle and Leeds stay in doldrums after 1-1 draw...

NEWCASTLE, England : Newcastle United and Leeds United stretched their winless Premier League starts to five games after they fought out a 1-1 draw in an entertaining clash at St James' Park on Friday.The result left Newcastle 18th on two points and p...

 2021-09-17 20:59 

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Six-time Pro Bowl DT Roger Brown dies at 84...

Roger Brown, a six-team Pro Bowl selection in the 1960s, died Friday. He was 84.His cause of death was not announced.Brown, born in Virginia, played collegiately at Maryland-Eastern Shore before being drafted by the Detroit Lions in the fourth round of th...

 2021-09-17 20:49 

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Football: Ekkelenkamp shines in Hertha debut to earn comeback win over Fuerth...

BERLIN : Hertha Berlin's new signing Jurgen Ekkelenkamp scored once and had a hand in their second goal after he came on as a substitute to lead them from a goal down to a 2-1 victory over Greuther Fuerth on Friday for their second Bundesliga win in a...

 2021-09-17 20:44 

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Football: Derby set for administration amid financial uncertainty...

Derby County have filed a notice to appoint administrators amid continued financial problems at the club, the English second-tier Championship side said on Friday.The club, managed by former England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, said it was ...

 2021-09-17 20:40 

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France recalls envoys in US Australia over submarine deal...

PARIS: France said on Friday (Sep 17) it had decided to recall its ambassadors in the United States and Australia for consultations after Australia struck a deal with the United States and Britain which ended a US$40 billion deal to purchase French-design...

 2021-09-17 20:40 

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France recalls envoys in US, Australia over submarine deal...

PARIS: France said on Friday (Sep 17) it had decided to recall its ambassadors in the United States and Australia for consultations after Australia struck a deal with the United States and Britain which ended a US$40 billion deal to purchase French-design...

 2021-09-17 20:39 

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Biden to convene virtual COVID-19 summit on fringe of UN...

WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden will convene a virtual summit devoted to increasing global vaccinations Wednesday (Sep 22) on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly, the White House said on Friday.White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the ...

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