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 2019-05-25 00:15 

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Messi finishes Europe's top scorer for third straight year...

Lionel Messi has become the first player to win Europe's Golden Shoe award for three straight years after his nearest challenger Kylian Mbappe ......

 2019-05-25 00:10 

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Eagle puts early starter Blixt out front in Texas...

Jonas Blixt soared into the lead with an eye-catching eagle at the 17th hole and held on for a one-stroke advantage over Kevin Na and Tony Finau ......

 2019-05-25 00:00 

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At Amazon, facial recognition ban won just 2% of shareholder vote...

Amazon.com Inc shareholders overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that the company stop selling facial recognition technology to government agencies, ......

 2019-05-24 23:59 

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Top stories from The Straits Times on Saturday, May 25...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, May 25.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 23:52 

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French boat seller jailed for helping migrants cross Channel...

A French boss of a second-hand boat firm was sentenced to prison Friday for selling dozens of vessels to desperate migrants who used them to cross ......

 2019-05-24 23:50 

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Mexico budget cuts hit patient care and delay kids' surgeries, doctors warn...

Mexico's hospitals are reeling under steep budget cuts by the country's new government, with surgery delays for children, reductions in testing ......

 2019-05-24 23:39 

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Football: Dijon escape automatic relegation on final day of Ligue 1...

Dijon came from behind on the last day of Ligue 1 on Friday to beat Toulouse, 2-1, and grab a lifeline that could keep them in the French top flight....

 2019-05-24 23:26 

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Citing Iran, Trump bypasses Congress to sell arms to Saudis, UAE...

President Donald Trump's administration on Friday (May 24) bypassed Congress to sell US$8.1 billion in arms to Saudi Arabia and other Arab allies, ......

 2019-05-24 23:10 

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Indy 500 mourns Lauda but no official tributes...

The heartbreak of Niki Lauda's death has washed over the Indianapolis 500 paddock this week but there are no formal tributes planned to honor the ......

 2019-05-24 23:06 

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Uber's first employee, Ryan Graves, resigns from board...

Uber's first employee and one-time chief executive Ryan Graves will step down from the company's board of directors, Uber said on Friday....

 2019-05-24 22:54 

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La Liga's Alternative Awards: Recognising Spain's best of the rest...

SEVILLE: This has been such an epic season, brimming over with drama, quality, tears, surprises, incompetence, confusion, sackings, fight backs ......

 2019-05-24 22:30 

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Creative Capital: The Singaporean bespoke shoemaker who dreams of stepping onto the world stage...

In 2015, Josh Leong started offering bespoke shoe services, and he hasn't looked back since, dipping his toes in various businesses such as Palola, Seamless Bespoke and his own Josh Leong and Heirloom by Josh Leong brands....

 2019-05-24 22:20 

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Commentary: Post elections, it's full steam ahead on economic reform for Indonesia...

Joko Widodo, re-elected as Indonesia's president, must prioritise reforms including increased investment in education, health and competitiveness, ......

 2019-05-24 22:18 

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Commentary: Has Malaysia become more divided under Pakatan Harapan?...

Has Malaysia become more polarised, with Malays-Muslims on the one hand, and non-Malays on the other hand? ISEAS Yusof-Ishak Institute's ......

 2019-05-24 22:16 

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Would you pay thousands for professional help to ask 'Will you marry me'? Some people say 'I do'...

There is an increasing trend of men seeking the help of professionals to propose to their significant others, with some spending thousands of dollars....

 2019-05-24 22:15 

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The Philippines' little terrors, committing some of the most brazen crimes...

To deal with child criminals, some lawmakers are hoping to make offenders as young as nine criminally liable. The programme Get Real investigates ......

 2019-05-24 22:14 

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Indonesia's Mount Agung erupts, flights cancelled...

Mount Agung in Karangasem district, Bali, erupted again on Friday (May 24) at 7.23pm, spewing incandescent lava in all directions for as far as ......

 2019-05-24 22:05 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, May 25...

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 2019-05-24 21:50 

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Despite up session, Dow suffers 5th straight weekly loss...

Wall Street stocks finished another down week on a positive note on Friday (May 24), climbing ahead of a holiday weekend despite lingering anxiety ......

 2019-05-24 21:45 

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Holders US shrug off weight of World Cup expectations...

Few of the 24 women's World Cup teams arriving in France for next month's tournament will bear the weight of expectation quite like reigning ......

 2019-05-24 21:34 

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US deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks...

The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defences against ......

 2019-05-24 21:30 

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Trump retweets doctored video of Pelosi to portray her as having 'lost it'...

US President Donald Trump, engaged in personal attacks on House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, retweeted a heavily edited video that ......

 2019-05-24 21:25 

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Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud...

NEW YORK: A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary ......

 2019-05-24 21:25 

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Monaco salvage Ligue 1 status as Caen go down...

PARIS: Monaco salvaged their Ligue 1 place despite losing 2-0 at Nice on Friday in the final game of a season in which they were always in danger ......

 2019-05-24 21:15 

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US judge blocks Mississippi 'heartbeat' abortion ban...

A federal judge on Friday blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after detection of a fetal heartbeat, which can often occur at six ......

 2019-05-24 21:06 

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Canada researchers reveal 'Iran-aligned' fake news campaign...

Canadian researchers have unmasked a disinformation campaign with possible links to Iran that includes posing as mainstream media to spread ......

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Who wants to be Britain's next PM?...

LONDON Prime Minister Theresa May will resign on June 7, paving the way for a leadership contest to decide Britain's next leader. Below are members of the Conservative Party who are widely-expected to run.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Britain's Conservatives set to flounder in EU elections...

LONDON Britain went to the polls on Thursday for a bizarre election in which the party likely to win the most seats is one that would prefer not to be running at all.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Emotional win for ACJC...

Even though her Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC) team were leading 25-21 at half-time of the Schools National A Division netball final, coach Kok Mun Wai was a picture of fury during the break.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Highlights of CNB workplan seminar 2019...

Integrated Drug Enforcement Administrative System II The unified case management and investigation system lets officers access all necessary information in their line of work and helps the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and other agencies better share res...

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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On Facebook...

Is there a need to make sure that policies do not inadvertently encourage single parenthood?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Torque Shop...

My car has aluminium front fenders. Recently, the right fender sustained a minor dent. Since the car is just two months old, I sent it to the dealer. To my surprise, I was told the fender had to be replaced. Why can't a panel beater repair it?. Read m...

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Exultant oozes Class...

7 Aethero couldn't have been more impressive on debut. If he finds that level of form again, he'll go home the winner.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Trump unveils $22b in aid to US farmers hit by trade war...

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump has unveiled a new US$16 billion (S$22 billion) aid package to help farmers caught in the crossfire of his trade war with China.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Huge potential for Singapore, Shanghai to tie up, says Heng...

As Singapore and Shanghai are open economic and trade hubs, there is huge potential for cooperation between the two cities, their leaders said yesterday at a bilateral meeting which saw five deals to further collaboration signed.. Read more at straitstime...

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Company Briefs: Cortina Holdings...

Luxury watch retailer Cortina Holdings has posted a net profit of $8.1 million in the fourth quarter, up 4 per cent from the same period a year earlier on higher sales margins.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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US-traded Chinese stocks fall at fastest pace since 2008...

HONG KONG The worsening trade war between Beijing and the Washington is prompting investors to ditch Chinese shares traded in the US at a speed not seen since the global financial crisis.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Guard against misinformation that cannabis is okay: Minister...

Singapore must guard against misinformation by mass media overseas that normalises drug use and continue to educate its young people, many of whom get drug-related information from overseas media sources, Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam said ye...

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Luckin Coffee stock dives 39% from peak after IPO...

NEW YORK Luckin Coffee's initial public offering (IPO) was met with great fanfare - and then it was not.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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S'pore shares stop slide but down 1.1% for week...

The local market managed to reverse mid-session losses to close higher yesterday. But investors continued to tread choppy waters with caution, with sentiment still weighed down by the US-China trade spat.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Raptors on brink of first Finals...

MILWAUKEE The Toronto Raptors are one win away from bringing the NBA Finals to Canada for the first time.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Never-say-die Ardi aims high...

In his free time, Ardi Zulhilmi Mohamed Azman watches videos of swimmers such as Michael Phelps and Joseph Schooling. After meets, he watches videos of himself to reflect on what he did well and what he can improve on.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

No exceptions for Malaysians on death row: Shanmugam...

Since the Pakatan Harapan government took power in Malaysia around a year ago, it has made three requests to stop executions of Malaysians in Singapore, two of whom are drug traffickers, Law and Home Affairs Minister K. Shanmugam said yesterday.. Read mor...

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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Militant leader linked to Al-Qaeda killed...

NEW DELHI Security forces in India-administered Kashmir have killed militant commander Zakir Musa, who is linked to Al-Qaeda in the region and known for using propaganda to call for an Islamic caliphate in Kashmir and India.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2019-05-24 21:00 

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2 major Aussie papers to stop polling...

SYDNEY Two of Australia's major newspapers have ceased running opinion polls in the wake of last week's shock election win by Prime Minister Scott Morrison's government, which defied every major public survey.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Armstrong 'won't change a thing'...

LOS ANGELES Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has insisted that he has no regrets about the doping that led to him being stripped of his record seven Tour de France titles.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Probe on multiple fronts into case of missing $33m held by law firm...

The Law Society of Singapore has taken control of all client monies held by law firm JLC Advisors and started an investigative audit following the loss of $33 million held in its escrow account for client Allied Technologies and the disappearance of its m...

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Culture of compassion key to long-term sustainability...

We can become a more gracious society when we learn to be more inclusive by looking out for people in need.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Sports World: Conte set to replace Spalletti at Inter...

Conte set to replace Spalletti at Inter. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-05-24 21:00 

The Strait Times

Prabowo, running mate challenge poll results in court...

Presidential hopeful Prabowo Subianto and his running mate Sandiaga Uno yesterday filed a petition with Indonesia's Constitutional Court, setting in motion their legal challenge to the election results announced last Tuesday.. Read more at straitstime...

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