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 2021-09-19 01:29 

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Israel captures last two prisoners who escaped from Gilboa prison, say Israeli police...

CAIRO: Israeli police on Sunday (Sep 19) captured the last two of six Palestinian militants who had escaped from a maximum security prison more than 10 days ago, the police announced on Twitter, saying the two men were found in the eastern district of Jen...

 2021-09-19 01:13 

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K-pop star IU marks 13th anniversary in showbiz with 850 million won donation...

The 29-year-old donated 500 million won (S$570,000) in celebration of her birthday in May....

 2021-09-19 00:24 

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Football: Atletico Mineiro win again to stay top in Brazil...

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil : Diego Costa and Hulk scored shortly before half time and Eduardo Vargas added a late penalty to give Atletico Mineiro a 3-0 win over Sport on Saturday and extend their lead at the top of Brazil's Serie A to seven points.Costa,...

 2021-09-18 23:31 

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SpaceX capsule with world's first all-civilian orbital crew splashes down off Florida...

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida's coast on Saturday (Sep 18), completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever launched into Ea...

 2021-09-18 22:54 

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Football: Pele continues recovery, undergoes physiotherapy in hospital...

SAO PAULO : Soccer legend Pele continues to recover from colon surgery, with his family posting a video of the 80-year-old Brazilian smiling while undergoing physiotherapy in his Sao Paulo hospital room.The former Santos, Brazil and New York Cosmos player...

 2021-09-18 22:32 

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This Singapore start-up created a chatbot that can understand Singlish...

Meet Jennifer Zhang, co-founder of WIZ.AI, a company that created chatbots that can understand local Southeast Asian languages and accents, including Singlish, to provide customer support....

 2021-09-18 22:21 

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How to protect children from vicious trolls who infiltrate online games and chats...

Caregivers can't control everything children are exposed to, but parents can empower them to handle difficult situations online. Internet safety experts explain how....

 2021-09-18 22:21 

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Do you really have to kiss your lipstick goodbye in a pandemic? Perhaps not...

Things might never return to...

 2021-09-18 22:20 

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How do you age gracefully? An 80-year-old wellness expert weighs in...

Inspired by a new book, Stupid Things I Won't Do When I Get Old, The New York Times' Jane E Brody takes stock of her life and decides what she needs to reconsider....

 2021-09-18 22:20 

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Creative Capital: Singapore's Macaron queen now designs colourful clothes 'with love'...

Eileen Tay first made a name for herself with ET Artisan Sweets. But the 39-year-old entrepreneur changed gears with Elizabeth Little, an online clothing brand that makes "playful vintage-inspired ethical heirlooms, carefully crafted with love and com...

 2021-09-18 22:19 

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Sean Penn aids vaccine drive with CORE, a nonprofit for hard-to-reach communities...

CORE, which stands for Community Organized Relief Effort, offers vaccines in Washington, DC, Oakland, California, New Orleans, Chicago, Los Angeles and a county in North Carolina. Penn started the organisation in 2010 after a catastrophic earthquake claim...

 2021-09-18 22:04 

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The barbecue king: British royals praise the late Prince Philip's deft touch...

In excerpts of Prince Philip: The Royal Family Remembers released late Saturday (Sep 18), members of the royal family spoke admiringly of the late Duke of Edinburgh's barbecuing skills and his love of cookery shows...

 2021-09-18 22:00 

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'Saya ingin penonton merasakan adrenaline rush': Pencinta drone Indonesia bubungkan hobi menjadi karier...

JAKARTA: Satu drone kecil tipe balap meluncur gesit menghampiri pintu terbuka di lantai teratas satu stasiun transit yang baru selesai dibangun di salah satu kawasan tersibuk Jakarta.Sang pilot, Rifky Widianto, tak memperlambat laju saat pe...

 2021-09-18 22:00 

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Commentary: China is looking like a lonely superpower...

Despite many countries having issues with the west, China has few obvious alliance candidates, says a political analyst....

 2021-09-18 22:00 

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Commentary: How video-streaming platforms feed hate and sow divisions and what we can do about it...

Understanding how YouTube and other Internet sites are increasingly becoming places for extremism to thrive can help us develop a more holistic approach to vigilance, says Gareth Tan....

 2021-09-18 22:00 

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'I want my viewers to get that adrenaline rush': Drone enthusiast in Indonesia turns passion into career...

JAKARTA: Flying at a breakneck speed, the small racing drone approached an open doorway at the top floor of a newly finished interchange station in a bustling Jakarta district. The pilot,...

 2021-09-18 22:00 

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Mental health awareness, not dismissing concerns the first steps in helping loved ones with suicidal thoughts...

SINGAPORE: Awareness of the warning signs and not dismissing concerns are the first steps in helping someone who might have suicidal thoughts, experts have told CNA."There is much guilt and shame when talking about one's own suicidal thoughts, and...

 2021-09-18 22:00 

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'I like this job, so I do it': The PUB veteran who helps maintain Singapore's sewers...

SINGAPORE: The skies were grey and the roads were slick, but Mr Subramaniam Pavaday was on the move.It was the wettest August in Singapore in more than 40 years. And Aug 30, the day we met Mr Subramaniam, was an exceptionally rainy day.A higher technician...

 2021-09-18 22:00 

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Commentary: It's about time insects became part of menus in Singapore...

As people become more aware of the climate impact of meat consumption, one source of protein is a good alternative. The trouble is getting over the ick factor, says a consultant....

 2021-09-18 21:49 

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Athletics: Bromell sets world-leading time in 100m after Tokyo disappointment...

Trayvon Bromell banished his Olympic disappointment and beat his own world-leading time in the 100 metres on Saturday, winning the Kip Keino Classic in 9.76 seconds in Nairobi.The American was a favourite heading into the Tokyo Olympics but failed to reac...

 2021-09-18 21:33 

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'Attack' hits Hungary primary polls aimed to challenge Orban: opposition...

BUDAPEST: Hungary's first-ever primary elections to find a candidate to challenge right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban got off to a rocky start on Saturday (Sep 18) with voting suspended due to what organisers said was a suspected cyber attack.After...

 2021-09-18 21:33 

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Navalny allies accuse YouTube, Telegram of censorship in Russian election...

MOSCOW: Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's allies accused YouTube and Telegram of censorship on Saturday (Sep 18) after the video platform and messaging app restricted access to their anti-government voting recommendations for Russia's parliam...

 2021-09-18 21:31 

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Hong Kong's first 'patriots-only' election kicks off...

HONG KONG: Fewer than 5,000 Hong Kong people from mostly pro-establishment circles vote on Sunday (Sep 19) for candidates vetted as loyal to Beijing, who will pick the city's next China-backed leader.Pro-democracy candidates are almost absent from Hon...

 2021-09-18 21:24 

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Cycling: Former Danish rider Sorensen dies in road accident...

Former Danish professional cyclist Chris Anker Sorensen has died after being hit by a vehicle during a ride in Belgium, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Saturday.Sorensen, 37, was due to commentate on the upcoming road world championships in ...

 2021-09-18 20:59 

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Football: Zapata gets Atalanta back to winning ways at Salernitana...

SALERNO, Italy : Duvan Zapata's brilliant turn and finish earned Atalanta a battling 1-0 victory at Salernitana on Saturday as Gian Piero Gasperini's side got back to winning ways in Serie A.Having finished last season in third place, Atalanta'...

 2021-09-18 20:51 

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Sparse attendance at rally in support of US Capitol rioters...

WASHINGTON: A few hundred protesters turned up on Saturday (Sep 18) in Washington to rally in support of the pro-Trump rioters who ransacked the US Capitol on Jan 6, but they were outnumbered by a robust security presence and journalists.Police who were c...

 2021-09-18 20:43 

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Venezuela's Maduro sees legitimacy challenged in rare trip abroad...

MEXICO CITY: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hit back Saturday (Sep 18) at challenges to his legitimacy as he attended a regional summit in his first trip abroad since the United States accused him of drug trafficking.Maduro showed up at the last minu...

 2021-09-18 20:42 

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Football: Ajax enjoy 9-0 romp in Dutch league...

AMSTERDAM: Free-scoring Ajax Amsterdam cruised to a 9-0 rout of Cambuur in the Dutch top flight on Saturday, their fourth win this season in which they have scored at least five goals.David Neres scored twice while the other seven goals were shared amongs...

 2021-09-18 20:19 

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Facebook says WSJ allegations are 'mischaracterizations,' confer 'false motives'...

Facebook Inc on Saturday slammed a Wall Street Journal series of articles about the social media company's platform as containing...

 2021-09-18 20:09 

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Football: Now I feel like a Villa player, says Bailey after sparkling cameo...

BIRMINGHAM : Jamaican winger Leon Bailey won the Aston Villa faithful's hearts on Saturday with a 21-minute cameo that included his first goal since his big-money move from Bayer Leverkusen.Bailey, a 25 million-pound summer signing, was introduced as ...

 2021-09-18 19:11 

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France sees "crisis" over submarine cancellation: Foreign affairs minister...

PARIS: France is in a...

 2021-09-18 18:59 

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Football: No striker, no problem, says Guardiola after Saints stalemate...

MANCHESTER, England: Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola said the club's failure to sign a new striker in the close season was not the reason they were unable to beat Southampton on Saturday (Sep 18).City were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw at the Eti...

 2021-09-18 18:49 

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Football: Struggling Leipzig rescue draw at Cologne with second-half equaliser...

COLOGNE, Germany : Amadou Haidara's second-half goal rescued a 1-1 draw for RB Leipzig at Cologne on Saturday, helping the side avoid their third straight league defeat although they remain stuck in the lower half of the Bundesliga table.Following an ...

 2021-09-18 18:44 

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Football: Villa end Everton's unbeaten start with 3-0 win...

BIRMINGHAM, England : Aston Villa ended Everton's unbeaten start to the Premier League season as three goals in nine second-half minutes earned them a 3-0 victory at Villa Park on Saturday.The game was drifting towards a draw until the 66th minute whe...

 2021-09-18 18:39 

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Football: Liverpool go top with win over Palace as City held by Saints...

Liverpool went top of the Premier League with a 3-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday, while champions Manchester City were held to a goalless draw at home to Southampton.Arsenal picked up their second straight win with a 1-0 victory at Burnley, while p...

 2021-09-18 18:39 

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Football: Champions Inter back on top after hitting Bologna for six...

MILAN : Champions Inter Milan thrashed Bologna 6-1 at the San Siro on Saturday to return to the top of Serie A in style.Lautaro Martinez wasted no time in edging Inter in front, latching onto a pinpoint Denzel Dumfries cross to score for the third success...

 2021-09-18 18:20 

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Football: Klopp hails Mane's 100th Liverpool goal as 'massive achievement'...

LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp saluted Sadio Mane after the Senegal star's 100th Liverpool goal inspired a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace that sent his side top of the Premier League on Saturday (Sep 18).Mane's milestone strike came in his 224th appearan...

 2021-09-18 18:14 

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Tennis: Teen Ostapenkov stuns Schwartzman in Davis Cup...

Belarusian Daniil Ostapenkov, a junior player who has not played professional-level match before, stunned world number 15 Diego Schwartzman 6-4 6-3 in their World Group I Davis Cup match on Saturday. The 18-year-old became the latest young gun to cause an...

 2021-09-18 18:09 

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Football: Derby boss Rooney says he learned of administration decision from TV...

Derby County manager Wayne Rooney said he had no idea the Championship club had filed a notice to appoint administrators amid a financial crisis until he saw a report on the news.The second-tier club, which said it had failed to identify a buyer and blame...

 2021-09-18 17:49 

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French slackliner wows crowd with Eiffel Tower performance...

PARIS : Slackliner Nathan Paulin drew applause from a watching crowd in Paris as he completed a 600-metre crossing on Saturday from the Eiffel Tower to the other side of the river Seine.Paulin, 27, moved along the slackline suspended 70 metres above the g...

 2021-09-18 17:39 

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Football: Lens end 15-year wait to beat Lille in derby despite crowd trouble...

LENS, France :A second-half goal from Przemyslaw Frankowski earned RC Lens their first victory over Lille in 15 years as they moved up to provisional second place in Ligue 1 with a 1-0 win after a derby marred by crowd trouble on Saturday.Frankowski's...

 2021-09-18 17:14 

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US to step up 'removal flights' for migrants stranded at Texas bridge...

DEL RIO: The United States said Saturday (Sep 18) it would step up the number of so-called...

 2021-09-18 17:09 

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Football: Record-breaker Mane's return to form a boost for Liverpool...

LIVERPOOL, England : Sadio Mane's third goal in four Premier League games set Liverpool on their way to a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace on Saturday and his return to form has handed manager Juergen Klopp a timely boost in what is shaping up to be a t...

 2021-09-18 16:52 

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Greece opens new migrant holding camp on island amid tougher policy...

ATHENS: Greece opened a new holding camp for migrants on Saturday (Sep 18) on the island of Samos, close to Turkey, and said other new facilities would follow in coming months as it tightens migration policy.The minister opening the camp said it would off...

 2021-09-18 16:52 

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Some Afghan girls return to school, others face anxious wait...

Some Afghan girls returned to primary schools with gender-segregated classes on Saturday (Sep 18), but older girls faced an anxious wait with no clarity over if and when they would be able to resume their studies at the secondary school level.Most schools...

 2021-09-18 16:51 

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Gatlin beaten in Nairobi 100m, puts retirement on hold...

NAIROBI: The 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin put retirement on hold despite having to settle for third in Saturday's (Sep 18) season-closing 100m at the World Athletics continental tour meet in Nairobi.The 39-year-old American, who has twice been ...

 2021-09-18 16:44 

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Football: Lens v Lille derby suspended amid crowd trouble...

The kickoff to the second half of the Ligue 1 derby between RC Lens and Lille was delayed after crowd trouble erupted at halftime on Saturday (Sep 18).The game, which kicked off at 1500GMT, resumed at 1630 GMT....

 2021-09-18 16:44 

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Football: Lens v Lille derby resumes after crowd trouble leads to suspension...

LENS, France :The kickoff to the second half of the Ligue 1 derby between RC Lens and Lille was delayed by about half an hour after crowd trouble erupted at halftime on Saturday.The game, which kicked off at 1500GMT, resumed at 1630GMT....

 2021-09-18 16:40 

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Italy reports 51 COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, 4,578 new cases...

ROME: Italy reported 51 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday (Sep 18) against 66 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose marginally to 4,578 from 4,552.Italy has registered 130,284 deaths linked to COVID-19...

 2021-09-18 16:30 

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Football: Man City held to frustrating draw by Southampton despite VAR reprieve...

MANCHESTER, England: Manchester City were held to a frustrating goalless draw at home by Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday (Sep 18), despite being handed a reprieve when a VAR review led to a penalty and a red card for Kyle Walker both being o...

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