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 2021-09-20 17:29 

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Audience for Emmy Awards show rises to 7.4 million...

LOS ANGELES :The television audience for Sunday's Emmy Awards reached 7.4 million viewers, according to data released by broadcaster CBS, up some 16per cent from last year's record low.A year ago, when the ceremony was held virtually because of th...

 2021-09-20 16:59 

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Iowa farm services company reports cybersecurity incident...

CHICAGO : Iowa-based farm services provider NEW Cooperative Inc said on Monday its systems were offline to contain a...

 2021-09-20 16:59 

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Rwandan court finds Hotel Rwanda film hero guilty in terrorism case...

KIGALI: A Rwandan court on Monday (Sep 20) sentenced Paul Rusesabagina, a one-time hotel manager portrayed as a hero in a Hollywood film about the 1994 genocide, to 25 years in prison after he was convicted of terrorism charges.Rusesabagina, 67, who was f...

 2021-09-20 16:59 

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Iowa farm services firm: systems offline due to cybersecurity incident...

CHICAGO :Iowa-based farm services provider NEW Cooperative Inc said on Monday its systems were offline to contain a...

 2021-09-20 16:54 

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 2021-09-20 16:24 

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Permission to Dance? BTS sing their way through United Nations...

UNITED NATIONS : Fully vaccinated South Korean band BTS danced its way through the United Nations in a Monday broadcast, promoting global goals tackling poverty, inequality, injustice and climate change ahead of the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders....

 2021-09-20 16:11 

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Singapore reports 910 new local COVID-19 cases; 2 more fatalities take national death toll to 62...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 910 new local COVID-19 infect...

 2021-09-20 15:54 

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Cricket - England call off Pakistan tour after New Zealand security scare...

England have withdrawn their men's and women's teams from next month's tour of Pakistan, the country's cricket board (ECB) said on Monday, three days after New Zealand abandoned their tour https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/new-zeala...

 2021-09-20 15:54 

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Australian Gillett to be Premier League's first overseas ref...

LONDON : Australian Jarred Gillett will become the first overseas official to referee a Premier League match when he takes charge of Watford's home game against Newcastle United on Saturday, the League said.Gillett, a five-times A-League referee of th...

 2021-09-20 15:54 

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Football: Australian Gillett to be Premier League's first overseas ref...

LONDON: Australian Jarred Gillett will become the first overseas official to referee a Premier League match when he takes charge of Watford's home game against Newcastle United on Saturday, the League said.Gillett, a five-times A-League referee of the...

 2021-09-20 15:49 

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Restaurant-software provider Toast seeks US$18 billion valuation with raised IPO price...

:Toast Inc is aiming for a valuation of up to US$18 billion after raising the price range for its initial public offering in the U.S., as the restaurant-software maker looks to cash in on a record boom in capital markets this year.Toast, founded in 2011, ...

 2021-09-20 15:49 

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Restaurant-software provider Toast seeks US$18 billion valuation with raised IPO price...

Toast is aiming for a valuation of up to US$18 billion after raising the price range for its initial public offering in the US, as the restaurant-software maker looks to cash in on a record boom in capital markets this year.Toast, founded in 2011, offers ...

 2021-09-20 15:39 

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Data integration startup Fivetran raises US$565 million at US$5.6 billion valuation...

Fivetran, a data integration startup, said on Monday it had raised US$565 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, bringing the company's total valuation to US$5.6 billion.The California-based company also a...

 2021-09-20 15:39 

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Data integration startup Fivetran raises US$565 million at US$5.6 billion valuation...

Fivetran, a data integration startup, said on Monday it had raised US$565 million in its latest funding round led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, bringing the company's total valuation to US$5.6 billion.The California-based company also a...

 2021-09-20 15:34 

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China's rare earth imports from Myanmar dry up after border closure...

China's imports of rare earths from neighbouring Myanmar slowed to a trickle in August, Chinese customs data showed on Monday, as the closure of a key border crossing to contain the spread of the coronavirus impeded shipments.China is the world's ...

 2021-09-20 15:34 

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Cycling - Van Dijk beats Olympic medallists to win time trial title...

KNOKKE HEIST, Belgium : Ellen van Dijk of the Netherlands won the women's time trial at the road cycling world championships in Bruges on Monday, beating Tokyo Olympic medallists Marlen Reusser of Switzerland and compatriot Annemiek Van Vleuten to cla...

 2021-09-20 15:19 

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Amazon investigating kickback allegation at India unit - source...

NEW DELHI : Amazon.com Inc has launched an internal investigation in India after a whistleblower alleged an employee had taken kickbacks, a source with direct knowledge of the case told Reuters.Indian news outlet Morning Context https://bit.ly/3EBKKSn on ...

 2021-09-20 15:19 

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Amazon investigating kickback allegation at India unit: Report...

NEW DELHI: Amazon.com Inc has launched an internal investigation in India after a whistleblower alleged an employee had taken kickbacks, a source with direct knowledge of the case told Reuters.Indian news outlet Morning Context on Monday cited three sourc...

 2021-09-20 15:14 

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Football: Lens to play two games without fans after crowd trouble...

Ligue 1 club RC Lens will play two home games behind closed doors pending an investigation into the crowd trouble that marred Saturday's derby against Lille, the league's disciplinary committee said on Monday.Lens will host Strasbourg on Wednesday...

 2021-09-20 15:04 

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DoorDash to deliver alcohol across 20 US states, Canada and Australia...

Food delivery firm DoorDash Inc said on Monday it would launch alcohol delivery across 20 U.S. states, Australia and Canada, facing up to rivals Uber Technologies Inc and GoPuff in the sector's key growth market.After soaring in popularity during pand...

 2021-09-20 15:02 

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Twitter to pay $809 mn to settle suit claiming investors were misled...

NEW YORK: Twitter announced on Monday (Sep 20) it will pay US$809 million to settle a 2016 lawsuit alleging members of the social network's leadership, including founder Jack Dorsey, provided misleading information to investors about slowing user grow...

 2021-09-20 14:59 

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Freshworks targets nearly US$10 billion in valuation with raised US IPO price range...

Freshworks Inc said on Monday it was aiming for a valuation of nearly US$9.6 billion after the business and customer engagement software company raised its target price range for an initial public offering in the United States. (Reporting by Sohini Podder...

 2021-09-20 14:59 

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Freshworks raises US IPO price range, targets nearly US$10 billion valuation...

:Freshworks Inc on Monday raised its target price range for a U.S. initial public offering, which could bring up the valuation of the business and customer engagement software company to nearly US$9.6 billion.The San Mateo, California-based company expect...

 2021-09-20 14:29 

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More than 100,000 doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine arrive in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: A new shipment of 101,000 doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Singapore on Monday (Sep 20), said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung. The orders were from private healthcare institutions and the Ministry of Health (MOH) helped in facilitating ...

 2021-09-20 14:09 

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Exclusive: Didi co-founder Liu told associates she plans to leave- sources...

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI : Didi Global Inc co-founder and President Jean Liu has told some close associates that she intends to step down, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the Chinese ride-hailing giant faces intense regulatory scrutiny following i...

 2021-09-20 14:09 

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Didi co-founder Liu told associates she plans to leave: Report...

HONG KONG/SHANGHAI: Didi Global co-founder and President Jean Liu has told some close associates that she intends to step down, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the Chinese ride-hailing giant faces intense regulatory scrutiny following its Ne...

 2021-09-20 14:03 

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FIFA to consult football leaders on international calendar in push to hold biennial World Cup...

PARIS: FIFA has invited football's national federations to an online summit on September 30 to discuss the international calendar, in its push to hold the World Cup every two years instead of four.World football's governing body wants to launch a...

 2021-09-20 13:59 

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Australian minister confident row with France won't derail EU talks...

CANBERRA/BRUSSELS :Australia's trade minister said on Monday he would seek a meeting with France to ease tensions over Canberra's decision to scrap a US$40 billion submarine deal, and was confident it would not cloud EU-Australia trade talks.Howev...

 2021-09-20 13:54 

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Analysis: Higher taxes are coming and for markets, that could be a good thing...

LONDON : And so it begins: Taxes in the world's wealthiest countries are rising. Inevitable perhaps given the unprecedented COVID-era debt surge and, according to some investors, even a good thing if it helps close the wealth gaps the pandemic has exa...

 2021-09-20 13:54 

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Cryptocurrencies slide as market selloff deepens...

LONDON : Prices of cryptocurrencies plunged on Monday as concerns over the spillover risk to the global economy from Chinese property group Evergrande's troubles rippled over to wider markets.Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurre...

 2021-09-20 13:51 

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi has 'no comment' on call for war against junta...

YANGON: Toppled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has...

 2021-09-20 13:47 

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Vaccinated travellers arriving in Malaysia can apply for COVID-19 home quarantine via new portal...

SINGAPORE: Fully vaccinated travellers entering Malaysia will be able to apply for home quarantine from Tuesday (Sep 21) via a new portal on the Ministry of Health's website. This...

 2021-09-20 13:39 

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Loaded US face tough Ryder Cup test against battle-hardened Europe...

KOHLER, Wisconsin : Home advantage for a largely inexperienced U.S. team versus European passion will be one of the compelling storylines in this week's Ryder Cup between two star-studded teams at Whistling Straits.The Americans will have six Ryder Cu...

 2021-09-20 13:35 

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London subway in first major expansion since the '90s...

LONDON: London's subway opened two new stations Monday (Sep 20) in the network's first expansion since the 1990s, an expansion that Mayor Sadiq Khan said will play a key role in the capital's recovery from the pandemic.The two new Northern Lin...

 2021-09-20 13:22 

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'Snap' work-from-home revised to apply to companies with at least 3 COVID-19 cases, duration shortened...

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Manpower on Monday (Sep 20) revised guidelines on implementing a "snap" work-from-home regime if COVID-19 cases are detected at...

 2021-09-20 13:19 

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Twitter offers to settle 2016 class action lawsuit for US$800 million...

Twitter Inc said on Monday it had proposed to settle a class action lawsuit commenced in 2016 by paying US$809.5 million for claims.The company did not specify what the lawsuit was about and was not immediately available for comments.Twitter and the indiv...

 2021-09-20 13:19 

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Twitter seeks to settle 2016 class action lawsuit for US$800 million...

:Twitter Inc said on Monday it would pay US$809.5 million to settle a shareholder class action lawsuit from 2016 that alleged the company misled investors about its daily and monthly user engagement numbers.The individual defendants and Twitter continue t...

 2021-09-20 13:09 

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Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan to attend UN General Assembly in New York...

SINGAPORE: Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan will travel to New York to attend the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) this week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Monday (Sep 20). Dr Balakrishnan will deliver...

 2021-09-20 13:04 

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Cricket - India to start home season with New Zealand series...

NEW DELHI : New Zealand will return to the sub-continent in November to play three Twenty20 Internationals and two test matches in India, two months after abandoning their tour of Pakistan over safety concerns.The series against New Zealand will kick-star...

 2021-09-20 12:39 

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British royals to join health workers at James Bond world premiere...

LONDON : Britain's Prince Charles and his son William will join healthcare workers and members of the armed forces at the world premiere of...

 2021-09-20 12:29 

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El Salvador buys 150 more bitcoins, president says...

El Salvador has bought 150 more bitcoins, President Nayib Bukele announced, taking the Central American country's holdings of the volatile cryptocurrency to 700 coins....

 2021-09-20 12:21 

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Indonesia logs fewest daily COVID-19 cases in more than a year...

JAKARTA: Indonesia on Monday (Sep 20) reported 1,932 new daily coronavirus infections, the lowest since August 2020, data from country's COVID-19 task force showed, and the government further eased restrictions in Java and on its...

 2021-09-20 12:14 

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Amazon to create 1,500 jobs in UAE this year...

DUBAI : Amazon said on Monday it plans to create 1,500 direct and indirect jobs in the United Arab Emirates this year as it expands its presence in the country.Job creation will come from expansion of delivery and storage facilities, it said in a statemen...

 2021-09-20 12:09 

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India to restart COVID-19 vaccine exports to COVAX, neighbours...

NEW DELHI: India will resume exports of COVID-19 vaccines in the October quarter, prioritising the global vaccine-sharing platform COVAX and neighbouring countries first as supplies rise, the health minister said on Monday (Sep 20).India, the world's ...

 2021-09-20 12:04 

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France to receive nine new Picasso art works...

PARIS : France will receive nine new artworks by the late Pablo Picasso after his daughter Maya agreed to donate them to the country, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, confirming earlier media reports....

 2021-09-20 11:36 

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Middle East's first Expo to open in Dubai under shadow of pandemic...

DUBAI: The first world fair to be held in the Middle East, Expo 2020 Dubai, opens its doors to exhibitors from almost 200 countries on Oct 1 after being delayed for a year by the coronavirus pandemic.The 4.3 sq km site was desert when Dubai was chosen eig...

 2021-09-20 11:24 

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Pfizer, BioNTech say data shows COVID-19 vaccine safe and protective for children...

NEW YORK/MAINZ, Germany: Pfizer and BioNTech said on Monday (Sep 20) their COVID-19 vaccine induced a robust immune response in five to 11- year olds, and they plan to ask for authorisation to use the vaccine in...

 2021-09-20 11:24 

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Liverpool's Thiago to miss next two games with calf injury...

Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara will miss the next two matches after picking up a calf injury over the weekend, the Premier League club said on Monday.Thiago was substituted in the second half of the 3-0 win against Crystal Palace and assistant mana...

 2021-09-20 11:23 

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Thailand raises public debt ceiling to fight COVID-19 outbreak...

BANGKOK: Thailand has increased the ceiling of its public debt-to-gross domestic product (GDP) ratio to 70 per cent from 60 per cent, the finance minister said on Monday (Sep 20), allowing the government to raise more funds to help a struggling economy.Th...

 2021-09-20 10:59 

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Evergrande jitters pull risk FX lower, dollar gains on safety bid...

LONDON : The offshore Chinese yuan skidded to three-week lows on Monday, dragging down other risk and commodity currencies as worries about property developer Evergrande's solvency spooked financial markets, while the safe-haven dollar rose Only on Fr...

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