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 2020-10-20 02:15 

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Barty to present Aussie rules trophy if beloved Tigers win title...

World number one Ash Barty has been nominated by the Richmond Tigers to present them with the Australian Football League (AFL) championship trophy ......

 2020-10-20 02:05 

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Logitech reports 75% jump in quarterly sales, raises FY outlook...

CALIFORNIA: Logitech International on Tuesday (Oct 20) reported a surge in second-quarter revenue and net profit as the computer peripherals maker ......

 2020-10-20 02:03 

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Argentina hits 1 million cases as COVID-19 slams Latin America...

Argentina hits 1 million cases as virus slams Latin America...

 2020-10-20 02:00 

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Legacy of racism touches presidential election, everyday life in US South...

A reminder of the era of slavery plays out on the streets of Charleston every week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 02:00 

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US, Brazil sign 'ambitious' trade protocol...

RIO DE JANEIRO: The United States and Brazil signed three agreements on Monday (Oct 19) they said would expand and deepen their existing trade ......

 2020-10-20 02:00 

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New, faster breathalyser test for diagnosing Covid-19 in the works in Singapore...

It has so far achieved an accuracy rate of more than 90 per cent during a pilot clinical trial.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 01:52 

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Golf: Johnson pulls out of second straight golf tournament...

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson has pulled out of this week's ZoZo Championship in Los Angeles, the second straight event he has withdrawn from after ......

 2020-10-20 01:51 

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Australia's Victoria state eyes accelerating easing of Covid-19 curbs...

The state reported only one Covid-19 case on Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 01:50 

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Rugby: Women's World Cup holders NZ top seeds for 2021 draw...

New Zealand, England and Canada were confirmed as the top three seeds for the women's 2021 Rugby World Cup after the game's governing body opted ......

 2020-10-20 01:50 

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In Pictures: Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 winners...

The annual photography contest, developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London, attracted 49,000 entries from around the world. The Grant Title winner went to Sergey Gorshkov for his image of a Siberian tiger hugging a tree.. Read more at st...

 2020-10-20 01:41 

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'For heaven rest us, we're not Asbestos': Canadian town chooses new name...

The town, formerly home to a large asbestos mine, voted to change its name to Val-des-Sources.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 01:36 

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Australia's Victoria state eyes accelerating easing of COVID-19 curbs...

Australia's Victoria state may accelerate the easing of social distancing restrictions after reporting just one new COVID-19 case on Tuesday, ......

 2020-10-20 01:29 

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After taking on plastic, Bali sisters want bar raised on climate action...

Dismayed by the plastic waste strewn over their home island of Bali, sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen have channelled Ted Talks and international conferences in raising global awareness through a youth-led movement to try to eliminate the scourge.. Read m...

 2020-10-20 01:27 

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After taking on plastic, Bali sisters want bar raised on climate action...

Dismayed by the plastic waste strewn over their home island of Bali, sisters Melati and Isabel Wijsen have channelled Ted Talks and international ......

 2020-10-20 01:13 

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COVID-19 travel: More than 1 million passengers screened in the US for first time since March...

The number of passengers screened in a single day for flights in the US exceeded 1 million for the first time since COVID-19 infections began to ......

 2020-10-20 01:02 

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Mapletree Logistics Trust in $1.09b acquisition spree for properties across China, Malaysia and Vietnam...

SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Mapletree Logistics Trust (MLT) announced on Monday (Oct 19) that it is seeking to acquire nine logistics properties in China, Malaysia and Vietnam, and also the remaining 50 per cent interest in 15 properties in China for...

 2020-10-20 01:00 

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Impossible plant-based meat goes on sale in FairPrice supermarkets and RedMart...

SINGAPORE - Home cooks here will be able to buy Impossible, a plant-based meat substitute made by Impossible Foods in the United States, in 79 FairPrice stores and from online grocer RedMart starting this week.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 00:56 

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Political processes needed to deal with protests: Thai DPM Supattanapong Punmeechaow...

BANGKOK (THE NATION/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Deputy Prime Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow said on Monday (Oct 19) that the ongoing protests are a political problem that needs to be solved using political means.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 00:52 

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China reports 19 new COVID-19 cases...

SHANGHAI: China reported 19 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for Monday (Oct 19) up from 13 cases a day earlier, the health commission said ......

 2020-10-20 00:41 

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Major quake off Alaska triggers small tsunami waves...

LOS ANGELES: A major 7.5-magnitude quake off the coast of Alaska triggered small tsunami waves Monday (Oct 19), US agencies said, but there were ......

 2020-10-20 00:25 

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Second Trump-Biden debate to feature a 'mute' button, organisers say...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Thursday's (Oct 22) debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will feature a mute button to allow each candidate to speak uninterrupted, organisers said on Monday, in an effort to avoid the disrup...

 2020-10-20 00:22 

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Coronavirus: Philippines cuts curfew hours, allows more people to leave homes...

The curfew in most of the capital region will now be from midnight to 4am, having previously been from 10pm to 5am.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 00:18 

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Donald Trump says he will test for COVID-19 before next US presidential debate...

PHOENIX: US President Donald Trump said on Monday (Oct 19) he would test for COVID-19 before the next presidential debate with Democratic ......

 2020-10-20 00:18 

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Final Trump-Biden debate will feature 'mute' button after chaotic first clash...

WASHINGTON: The final debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden will feature a mute button to allow each candidate to ......

 2020-10-20 00:17 

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Attacks on medical teams surge in coronavirus-hit Colombia...

There were 242 attacks on medical teams between January and September, the highest figure in the last 20 years and many were suffered by staff caring for patients during the pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 00:11 

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UN Security Council urges ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh...

The council held closed-door discussions on the fighting, which has left hundreds dead since clashes erupted on Sept 27, at the UN headquarters in New York.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-20 00:10 

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Asian markets under pressure as Wall Street falters, COVID-19 cases rise...

Asian stocks came under pressure on Tuesday as a deadline for U.S. lawmakers to pass an economic stimulus bill approached and record daily ......

 2020-10-20 00:09 

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Morales says will return to Bolivia after ally's election victory...

Exiled former president Evo Morales on Monday signaled his intention to return to Bolivia after his leftist heir Luis Arce's sweeping presidential ......

 2020-10-20 00:05 

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Tesla third-quarter registrations in California drop 13per cent: data...

Tesla Inc's vehicle registrations in the U.S. state of California dropped 13per cent in the third quarter compared with last year, according to ......

 2020-10-20 00:00 

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S'pore takes lead in assembling multi-nation grouping to develop Covid-19 vaccine...

The 15-member grouping aims to get vaccine ready for distribution in 2021 to all nations, rich and poor, big and small.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-19 23:58 

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Floridians line up to cast ballots as US early voting crosses 30 record million mark...

CORAL GABLES, Florida: Florida voters lined up outside polling places on Monday (Oct 19) on the first day of early voting in the battleground ......

 2020-10-19 23:55 

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Intel poised to sell NAND business to South Korea's SK Hynix for almost US$10 billion: sources...

Intel Corp has agreed to sell its NAND memory chip business to SK Hynix Inc for US$9 billion in an all-cash deal that would propel the South ......

 2020-10-19 23:55 

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South Korea's SK Hynix to buy Intel's NAND business for US$9 billion...

Intel Corp has agreed to sell its NAND memory chip business to SK Hynix Inc for US$9 billion in an all-cash deal that would propel the South ......

 2020-10-19 23:51 

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Millennials get little satisfaction from democracy: Cambridge study...

Young people are less satisfied with democracy and more disillusioned than at any other time in the past century, especially in Europe, North ......

 2020-10-19 23:46 

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UK to start one-hour COVID-19 tests at airports: Report...

Passengers will undergo a one-hour coronavirus test before flying out of the United Kingdom under plans to open up international travel, The Times ......

 2020-10-19 23:45 

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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Oct 20...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Tuesday, Oct 20.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-19 23:40 

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Europe tightens COVID-19 curbs as WHO urges countries to enforce quarantine measures...

Belgium imposed a nationwide overnight curfew on Monday as Switzerland made wearing face masks compulsory in indoor public spaces, the latest ......

 2020-10-19 23:37 

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Australia will join naval drills involving the US, Japan and India...

India, which holds the annual drills called Malabar with the US and Japanese navies each year, agreed to invite Australia for next month's exercise in the Bay of Bengal, it said, in a sign of cooperation between the...

 2020-10-19 23:31 

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Death of an Indian infant shows cruelty of starving in a country of food abundance...

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - Nafisa watched her baby's life drain away.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-19 23:25 

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Coronavirus: US CDC issues 'strong' call for wearing masks on airplanes, trains...

The new CDC guidance comes as travellers have begun flying anew, though still at far reduced levels compared with the year earlier. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-19 23:21 

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'Xi Thought' is creeping into everything from Chinese sci-fi to company filings...

BEIJING (BLOOMBERG) - What sort of science fiction does Xi Jinping like? How can China's weathermen use the president's political philosophy to improve their forecasts? In what ways can...

 2020-10-19 23:18 

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Millennials get little satisfaction from democracy: Cambridge study...

The study cited inequality of wealth and income as the main reason disillusion why young people are disillusioned with democracy.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-19 23:09 

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Tsunami alert for Alaska after major 7.5 magnitude quake...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - A tsunami alert was issued Monday (Oct 19) after a major 7.5-magnitude quake struck off the coast of Alaska, US agencies said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-19 23:05 

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US Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal of ruling against border wall funds...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The US Supreme Court on Monday (Oct 19) agreed to hear an appeal by President Donald Trump's administration of a ruling that he overstepped his constitutional powers by diverting military funds to pay for his promised wall along...

 2020-10-19 23:00 

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Starboard says it now owns 9per cent of ACI Worldwide, stock gains...

Activist investor Starboard Value boosted its stake in ACI Worldwide Inc to 9per cent, according to a regulatory filing made on Monday that ......

 2020-10-19 22:55 

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Spain's regions tighten COVID-19 measures as one million case milestone looms...

Several Spanish regions toughened their coronavirus restrictions on Monday, seeking to curb a second wave of infection that looks set to drive the ......

 2020-10-19 22:43 

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Part of Bavaria goes into first German lockdown since April...

Residents won't be able to leave their homes without a valid reason for two weeks from Tuesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-19 22:29 

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Exiled leader Morales says will return to Bolivia after ally's election victory...

Morales also hailed congratulatory messages from other leftist leaders and Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-10-19 22:15 

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Trump calls Fauci a 'disaster' and seeks to reassure his team he can win...

US President Donald Trump blasted coronavirus expert Anthony Fauci as a...

 2020-10-19 22:07 

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Growing interest in alternative financing amid COVID-19...

With sales down and unemployment on the rise, individuals and businesses are turning to loans. Outside of banks, some companies have also stepped ......

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