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 2020-01-23 23:26 

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Golf: Woods opens with solid 69 at Torrey Pines...

LOS ANGELES: Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods, seeking an unprecedented 83rd career US PGA Tour victory, fired a three-under par 69 in ......

 2020-01-23 23:20 

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Goldman Sachs to companies: Hire at least one woman director if you want to go public...

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - From June 30, Goldman Sachs Group will only help take a company public if it has at least one diverse board member, as such companies perform better after listing, chief executive David Solomon said on CNBC on Thursday (Jan 23).. Read...

 2020-01-23 23:19 

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Football: Atletico suffer extra-time Cup misery at third-division Leonesa...

MADRID: Atletico Madrid were knocked out of the Copa del Rey on Thursday (Jan 23), defeated 2-1 in extra-time by third division Cultural Leonesa. ......

 2020-01-23 23:18 

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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Jan 24...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, Jan 24.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 23:16 

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Boeing reschedules 777X plane's first test flight to Friday...

Boeing Co said its 777X airplane's first test flight would take place on Friday, after bad weather delayed the flight scheduled for Thursday....

 2020-01-23 23:10 

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Cappelen grabs lead, Woods three back at Farmers Insurance Open...

SAN DIEGO: Sebastian Cappelen grabbed the early lead in the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday while Tiger Woods gave a solid ......

 2020-01-23 23:03 

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'This is an emergency in China' says WHO, as Wuhan virus death toll rises to 18...

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) called a new coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China and infected around 650 globally...

 2020-01-23 23:03 

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WHO says 'bit too early' to declare coronavirus a global emergency...

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday (Jan 23) it was...

 2020-01-23 22:55 

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Atletico stunned by lowly Cultural in Copa shock...

REUTERS: La Liga giants Atletico Madrid suffered a shock 2-1 extra-time defeat in the Copa del Rey to third-tier side Cultural Leonesa whose upset ......

 2020-01-23 22:55 

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Worcester lock Fatialofa out of intensive care after spinal injury...

LONDON: Worcester forward Michael Fatialofa has been moved out of intensive care and into a major trauma unit after suffering a serious neck ......

 2020-01-23 22:37 

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Wuhan virus: Japan confirms second case...

TOKYO (REUTERS) - Japan has confirmed a second case of infection by the new coronavirus from China, the health ministry said on Friday (Jan 24).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 22:35 

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Football: Tranmere oust Watford to face Man United in FA Cup fourth round...

BERLIN: Tranmere Rovers substitute Paul Mullin scored an extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory over Premier League side Watford on Thursday (Jan 23) ......

 2020-01-23 22:35 

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More red packets recycled due to specialised efforts, increased digital transfers over Chinese New Year...

SINGAPORE: Each Chinese New Year season, banks, retailers, telcos and other organisations will print millions of pretty and fancy hong baos to be ......

 2020-01-23 22:30 

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Football: Third-tier Tranmere oust Watford to face Man United in FA Cup fourth round...

BERLIN (REUTERS) - Tranmere Rovers substitute Paul Mullin scored an extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory over Premier League side Watford on Thursday (Jan23) to set up an FA Cup fourth-round clash with heavyweights Manchester United on Sunday.. Read more at...

 2020-01-23 22:30 

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Exclusive: Guyana opening search for oil firm to trade its crude - official...

Guyana's government next month plans to begin a search for an oil company or trading firm to market its share of the South American country's ......

 2020-01-23 22:30 

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Guyana opening search for oil firm to trade its crude...

Guyana's government next month plans to begin a search for an oil company or trading firm to market its share of the South American country's ......

 2020-01-23 22:30 

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US investigating second suspected case of Chinese virus...

HOUSTON: Authorities in Texas are investigating a second suspected case on US soil of a deadly Chinese virus, namely a college student who had ......

 2020-01-23 22:30 

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A Malaysian son's journey to a Chinese village to fulfill Ah Ma's wish...

After his mother passed away in Perak, the writer's father-in-law decided it was time to visit their ancestral home in China something she was never able to do....

 2020-01-23 22:28 

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Koala bushfire victims start to return home amid wider fears for Australia's wildlife...

ADELAIDE, Australia: At Paradise Primary School, boxes and boxes of koalas are lined up on the floor of a gymnasium. Volunteers and veterinarians ......

 2020-01-23 22:25 

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Commentary: Women managers face double standards at work...

Gendered differences in expectations make us see Queen Bees when they aren't really there, say two experts....

 2020-01-23 22:24 

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Commentary: Why Bollywood is going against the Indian political establishment...

Movie stars have often been used to further the Indian government's agenda but now many have found their own voice, says Nazneen Mohsina....

 2020-01-23 22:23 

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Commentary: Why is Chinese New Year so stress inducing?...

Perhaps it is time to ease up on the festive stress and focus on the true meaning of the season, says Annie Tan....

 2020-01-23 22:15 

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Italy tax police search offices of Eni managers in obstruction probe: sources...

Italian tax police searched the Milan offices of three managers at Eni on Thursday to widen an investigation into suspected obstruction of ......

 2020-01-23 22:11 

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Football: Liverpool strike late again to win at Wolves...

WOLVERHAMPTON: Roberto Firmino struck another late winner for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp's men opened up a 16-point lead at the top of the Premier ......

 2020-01-23 22:11 

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Liverpool move towards title with 2-1 win at Wolves...

Liverpool extended their Premier League lead to 16 points with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers thanks to goals from Jordan ......

 2020-01-23 22:10 

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Football: Liverpool move towards title with 2-1 win at Wolves...

WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - Liverpool extended their Premier League lead to 16 points with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers thanks to goals from Jordan Henderson and Roberto Firmino on Thursday (Jan 23).. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2020-01-23 22:07 

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UN says officials barred from using WhatsApp since June 2019 over security...

UNITED NATIONS: United Nations officials do not use WhatsApp to communicate because...

 2020-01-23 22:05 

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JPMorgan raises CEO Dimon's pay to US$31.5 million...

JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon will get a nearly 2per cent raise in compensation for 2019, the Wall Street bank said on ......

 2020-01-23 22:01 

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Magnitude 5.5 quake strikes northern Argentina: USGS...

BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 struck northern Argentina on Thursday (Jan 23) close to the town of El Hoyo but, the US Geological Survey said.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 24...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Jan 24, 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:53 

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Insys founder John Kapoor sentenced to 66 months in prison for opioid scheme...

BOSTON (REUTERS) - John Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics, on Thursday (Jan 23) was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in a bribery and fraud scheme that contributed to the US opioid crisis.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:51 

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Nasdaq edges to record as investors monitor China virus...

NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks finished mostly higher on Thursday (Jan 23), with the Nasdaq edging to a fresh record, despite worries over the ......

 2020-01-23 21:51 

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Broadcom to supply wireless components to Apple...

Chipmaker Broadcom Inc said on Thursday it has entered into two multi-year agreements with Apple Inc for the supply of wireless components used ......

 2020-01-23 21:21 

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Tennis: Federer seeks century of wins at Australian Open...

MELBOURNE (AFP) - Roger Federer will need to avoid a second Grand Slam upset at the hands of home favourite John Millman if he wants to bring up 100 wins at the Australian Open on Friday (Jan 24).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:19 

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Trump to host Netanyahu and his rival to discuss Mideast peace...

JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House next week to discuss his long-awaited ......

 2020-01-23 21:15 

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Insys founder Kapoor sentenced to 66 months in prison: judge...

Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was sentenced to 66 months in prison for his role in an opioid fraud scheme by a U.S. district judge in ......

 2020-01-23 21:11 

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Intel forecasts 2020 revenue above estimates, shares rise...

Intel Corp forecast full-year revenue above analysts' estimates on Thursday, helped by higher sales of its chips used in data centers that power ......

 2020-01-23 21:11 

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Intel sees 2020 revenue above estimates as chip demand recovers...

Intel Corp forecast full-year revenue above analysts' estimates on Thursday, helped by higher sales of its chips used in data centers that power ......

 2020-01-23 21:04 

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Wuhan virus: US investigating second suspected case...

HOUSTON (AFP) - Authorities in Texas are investigating a second suspected case on US soil of a new and deadly Chinese virus, officials said on Thursday (Jan 23).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:01 

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Canada court adjourns Huawei executive's extradition battle...

VANCOUVER: The Canadian court tussle over the arrest of a Huawei telecoms executive was put in limbo on Thursday (Jan 23) when a judge adjourned ......

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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'M-V-P' debut for Williamson...

NEW ORLEANS Zion Williamson was feted with chants of...

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Questions raised over junior division changes for softball, swimming...

The latest format changes for this year's National School Games (NSG), which are aimed at increasing participation and encouraging physical activity, have received mixed reviews from sports officials, coaches and parents.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Rivalry between PKR's top leaders Anwar, Azmin flares up again...

PETALING JAYA The feud involving the two top leaders of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), Malaysia's biggest political party with 50 MPs in Parliament, is flaring up again after a lull of just a few weeks.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Virus outbreak puts Wuhan concerts on hold...

HONG KONG Several upcoming concerts by Mandopop stars that are set to take place in the Chinese city of Wuhan have been postponed because of the virus outbreak.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Community contributions enrich Singapore's history...

We thank Mr Edwin Pang for his feedback (Restore newly discovered istanas in Singapore, Jan 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Experience a dystopian Singapore at Total Defence exhibition...

Visitors to the latest exhibition at the Singapore Discovery Centre will be greeted with a vision of what a fictional dystopian Singapore in 2032 could look like.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Teacher committed indecent acts on girl...

A secondary school teacher who believed that one of his underage female students had a crush on him flirted with the 15-year-old girl before hugging and kissing her 10 days later.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Strong families make for a strong nation, says PM...

As Chinese families in Singapore gather for their reunion dinner this evening, it is a good time to reflect on the importance of strong kindred ties, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Sports World: Ex-para tennis star 'full of energy' despite cancer...

Former women's wheelchair tennis No. 1 Esther Vergeer, who spent 10 years unbeaten, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-23 21:00 

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Mourinho wants firepower after 'scary' Norwich victory...

LONDON The best anyone could say of this Tottenham performance on Wednesday was that it was a winning one and had the effect of putting an unhappy run to bed.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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