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 2020-07-08 03:05 

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Next, Zalando and Amazon drop Boohoo over worker rights allegations...

BERLIN/LONDON: Retailers Next Plc, Zalando SE and Amazon.com Inc are delisting products made by Britain's Boohoo Group Plc following a media ......

 2020-07-08 03:05 

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Arm to transfer software businesses to SoftBank, focus on chips...

REUTERS: Arm Ltd plans to transfer two software businesses to its Japan-based parent, SoftBank Group Corp, in a strategic shift to focus on ......

 2020-07-08 03:01 

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Maid charged with murder of 95-year-old woman at Recreation Road home...

SINGAPORE: A foreign domestic worker was charged on Wednesday (Jul 8) with the murder of a 95-year-old woman. Myanmar national Sandar Htoo, 34, ......

 2020-07-08 03:00 

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US general says he is not convinced Russian cash led to US deaths in Afghanistan...

WASHINGTON: A top US general said on Tuesday (Jul 7) he was not convinced any Russian bounties resulted in the deaths of US troops in Afghanistan, ......

 2020-07-08 02:55 

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Premier League clubs must donate funds to lower divisions: Bruce...

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has said Premier League clubs must donate funds to teams in lower divisions or many will face collapse due to ......

 2020-07-08 02:53 

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Long queues at Australian border closed by COVID-19...

SYDNEY: Long queues of cars banked up on either side of one of Australia's busiest internal border crossings on Tuesday (Jul 8) after it was ......

 2020-07-08 02:45 

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NHL-'Blackhawks' name honors Native American leader, say Chicago...

The NHL's Chicago Blackhawks said on Tuesday they will not change their name or logo despite growing pressure on U.S. sports teams with Native ......

 2020-07-08 02:22 

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New Zealand charges man for absconding from COVID-19 quarantine...

New Zealand said on Wednesday that a 32-year-old man who tested positive for COVID-19 will be charged after briefly absconding from an isolation ......

 2020-07-08 02:20 

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Australia league in limbo as clubs' flight from Melbourne thwarted again...

MELBOURNE: The A-League's hopes of resuming its season on July 16 remained in the balance on Wednesday after another failed attempt to get ......

 2020-07-08 02:08 

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UK's Sunak to map out next moves in COVID-19 recovery plan...

British finance minister Rishi Sunak will announce on Wednesday his next moves to prevent a wave of job cuts from snowballing into a full-blown ......

 2020-07-08 01:30 

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Japan issues fresh rain disaster warnings as toll hits 54...

Japan issued fresh landslide and flooding warnings Wednesday as torrential rain moved over the centre of the country and the death toll from days ......

 2020-07-08 01:23 

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China reports 7 new COVID-19 cases, down from previous day...

China on Wednesday reported seven new coronavirus cases in the mainland for July 7, compared with eight cases a day earlier, the health authority ......

 2020-07-08 01:15 

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US says Ghosn wired money to man who helped him flee Japan...

Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor Co chairman, wired US$862,500 last year to a company managed by one of the two men who later helped him ......

 2020-07-08 00:47 

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China opens new Hong Kong security agency headquarters...

China on Wednesday opened a new office for its security agents to operate openly in Hong Kong for the first time under a tough new law, ......

 2020-07-08 00:39 

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GE2020: Day 9 on the campaign trail...

SINGAPORE: It is the final day of campaigning for this election, and candidates will be out in full force for a last chance to garner support ......

 2020-07-08 00:30 

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Trump administration says pandemic aid saved 51 million jobs. Did it?...

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump's administration touted its US$660 billion small business pandemic aid program this week as a...

 2020-07-08 00:29 

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Victoria state COVID-19 curbs to cost Australia up to US$700m a week...

SYDNEY: Australia could take an economic hit of as much as A$1 billion (US$700 million) each week because of coronavirus restrictions reimposed by ......

 2020-07-08 00:19 

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FBI chief says China has preferences in US election...

The head of the FBI said Tuesday that China is pushing its preferences in the US election as part of broad intelligence operations, whose economic ......

 2020-07-08 00:17 

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US, South Korean officials to discuss North Korea strategy as Pyongyang rejects talks...

The U.S. point man for North Korea will meet with South Korean officials in Seoul on Wednesday for wide-ranging talks, overshadowed by Pyongyang's ......

 2020-07-07 23:56 

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US colleges scramble after new Trump order on foreign students...

Many U.S. colleges were scrambling on Tuesday to modify plans for the fall semester in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic a day after the Trump ......

 2020-07-07 23:53 

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US COVID-19 cases hit 3 million, stoking fears of overwhelmed hospitals...

NEW YORK: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States pushed past 3 million on Tuesday (Jul 7), according to a Reuters tally, ......

 2020-07-07 23:52 

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Golf's Ryder Cup to be postponed: Report...

The 2020 Ryder Cup will be postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, ESPN reported Tuesday, saying an official announcement is ......

 2020-07-07 23:38 

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Scientists warn of potential wave of COVID-linked brain damage...

Scientists warned on Wednesday of a potential wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as new evidence suggested COVID-19 can lead to severe ......

 2020-07-07 23:38 

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'Significant' COVID-19 spread could thwart NBA restart: Silver...

NBA commissioner Adam Silver reiterated Tuesday that a...

 2020-07-07 23:30 

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Boeing settles nearly all Lion Air 737 MAX crash claims: Filing...

Boeing Co has reached settlement agreements in more than 90per cent of the wrongful death claims filed in federal court after the 2018 crash of a ......

 2020-07-07 23:22 

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US withdrawal from WHO over claims of China influence to take effect next July: UN...

NEW YORK: The United States will leave the World Health Organization (WHO) on Jul 6, 2021, the United Nations said on Tuesday (Jul 7), after ......

 2020-07-07 23:19 

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Thousands protest as Serbia reimposes COVID-19 curfew...

Serbian police fired tear gas as thousands of protesters flooded into Belgrade on Tuesday night, angry at the return of a weekend coronavirus curfew....

 2020-07-07 23:15 

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Cars, a cocktail and a celebrity: South Koreans succumb to Tesla fever...

From an eponymous cocktail to eager buyers following the shipping routes of long-awaited cars, Tesla Inc is having a moment in South Korea, ......

 2020-07-07 22:55 

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Facebook ad boycott organizers see 'no commitment to action' in Zuckerberg meeting...

Organizers of a growing Facebook Inc advertising boycott said they saw...

 2020-07-07 22:51 

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GE2020: Mediacorp to air 5 more constituency political broadcasts on Wednesday...

SINGAPORE: Mediacorp will air five more constituency political broadcasts (CPBs) for the General Election on Wednesday (Jul 8). The broadcasts ......

 2020-07-07 22:50 

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Exclusive: US probing allegations TikTok violated children's privacy - sources...

The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Justice Department are looking into allegations that popular app TikTok failed to live up to a 2019 ......

 2020-07-07 22:46 

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Microsoft, Zoom join pause on Hong Kong data requests...

Microsoft and Zoom on Tuesday joined other major internet firms that have stopped considering requests by Hong Kong's government for information ......

 2020-07-07 22:46 

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UK would leave the EU on Australia terms if no deal reached, Johnson tells Merkel...

Britain is prepared to leave the European Union on the same terms as Australia has with the bloc if it cannot agree on a future trading deal, ......

 2020-07-07 22:24 

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US will restrict visas for some Chinese officials over Tibet, Pompeo says...

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, citing what he called human rights abuses by the Chinese government in Tibetan areas, said the United States ......

 2020-07-07 22:20 

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Levi Strauss warns of weak second half on pandemic woes, to cut 700 jobs...

Levi Strauss & Co on Tuesday cautioned its business would be hit in the second half of the year, even as the denim apparel maker's sales have ......

 2020-07-07 22:15 

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Celta and Atletico share spoils...

Atletico Madrid dropped points for the third time since the season resumed after the coronavirus stoppage as they drew 1-1 away to struggling ......

 2020-07-07 22:11 

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Commentary: Dining with safe distancing? Here's how restaurants have adapted...

Even with restaurants reopened, eating out will be very different, says an observer....

 2020-07-07 22:11 

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Commentary: COVID-19 will leave more young Indonesians unemployed...

Before the pandemic, Indonesia's 15 to 24 year old unemployment rate was already the second highest in South East Asia, says an observer....

 2020-07-07 22:10 

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Commentary: Trump's H-1B visa freeze shows that warm ties between US and India are mostly for show...

Domestic interests have always prevailed in negotiations between India and the US, says ISAS' Amitendu Palit....

 2020-07-07 22:10 

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COVID-19 hampers Indonesia's fight against forest fires as haze season looms...

JAKARTA: From reduced state coffers, overwhelmed hospitals to shortages in face masks, the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to present unprecedented ......

 2020-07-07 22:07 

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Two conjoined twins separated successfully in Italy...

A hospital in Rome said on Tuesday it had successfully separated two-year-old twins joined above the nape of their necks, after three risky surgeries....

 2020-07-07 21:55 

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Football: Milan hit back with three goals in five minutes to floor Juve...

AC Milan scored three times in five astonishing second-half minutes as they hit back from two goals down to beat visiting Serie A leaders Juventus ......

 2020-07-07 21:51 

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Russia, China veto extension of cross-border aid in Syria: UN diplomats...

Russia and China on Tuesday vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have extended authorization for cross-border humanitarian aid in ......

 2020-07-07 21:30 

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Football: Vardy's late strike earns Leicester point at Arsenal...

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy pounced to score a crucial late equaliser as they hit back against Arsenal to draw 1-1 in the Premier League on ......

 2020-07-07 21:30 

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Hospital led by biotech billionaire Soon-Shiong approved for PPP aid...

A Pennsylvania hospital led by biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong won approval for up to US$5 million in federal aid for small businesses ......

 2020-07-07 21:13 

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NASA hits Boeing with 80 recommendations before next space test...

NASA has drawn up a list of 80 recommendations that US aerospace giant Boeing will have to address before attempting to refly its Starliner space ......

 2020-07-07 21:13 

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Football: Maldini unsure over future at AC Milan...

AC Milan great Paolo Maldini admitted on Tuesday he is unsure if he will still be at the club as technical director next season....

 2020-07-07 21:03 

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Trump says Kanye West White House bid 'interesting'...

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that rapper Kanye West's declaration that he is running for president was...

 2020-07-07 20:53 

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Facebook ad boycott organizers cite no progress on hate speech...

Organizers of the Facebook ad boycott vowed Tuesday to continue their campaign, saying the social network's top executives had failed to offer ......

 2020-07-07 20:50 

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Chelsea close in on Champions League spot with 3-2 win at Palace...

Chelsea kept up their push for a top-four finish in the Premier League and Champions League football next season with a 3-2 victory at London ......

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