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 2019-12-10 21:00 

The Strait Times

Banana art worth $163k? Why not?...

WASHINGTON To buy a banana taped to a wall for US$120,000 (S$163,000) is, believe it or not, a perfectly rational decision.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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 2019-12-10 21:00 

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American co-inventor of barcode dies at 94...

MIAMI US engineer George J. Laurer, who co-invented the barcode and helped transform the retail world in the 1970s, died at home last week at age 94.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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Maybank Kim Eng cuts 5% of staff in Singapore...

Maybank Kim Eng has laid off 5 per cent of its workforce in Singapore as the brokerage sector faces stiffer competition brought about by financial technology.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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Call for greater support to enable the arts to flourish here...

The arts need greater support from companies and individuals to flourish in Singapore, said Culture, Community and Youth Minister Grace Fu yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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Give MPs more money for legislative assistants...

Reading about the legislative assistants (LAs) who help the various MPs (Unseen backbone of Parliament, Dec 9), one cannot help but feel a sense of respect for all LAs on both sides of the political divide.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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US lawmakers, veterans shocked by revelations over Afghan war...

WASHINGTON US lawmakers, veterans and experts have expressed shock and resignation after a Washington Post report on Monday unveiled 18 years of distortion by American officials over the prosecution of the war in Afghanistan.. Read more at straitstimes.co...

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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Minister stresses need for sensitivity in race relations...

The...

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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World Briefs: Inspiration behind ice bucket challenge dies...

NEW YORK A former US college baseball player who helped inspire the global phenomenon known as the...

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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Philippine cardinal closer to papacy with Vatican position...

MANILA Pope Francis has named Manila Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to a top post in the Vatican in a move likely to increase the Filipino's chances of one day being elected pope himself.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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Two minutes of 'darkness'...

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 2019-12-10 21:00 

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Golden end to Stellar year...

He had practised gymnastics until the age of 10. But even so, Koen Pang would not have known what a huge leap he would make in table tennis seven years on.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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No special treatment given at attraction, says DJ...

Well-known radio deejay Lim Peifen has refuted talk that her son was given preferential treatment at a snow-walk attraction at Jewel Changi Airport.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 21:00 

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Netflix leads in Golden Globes race...

LOS ANGELES Hollywood disruptor Netflix dominated the Golden Globe nominations on Monday as its heart-rending divorce saga, Marriage Story, grabbed six nods, including Best Drama, kicking off the race for the Oscars.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 20:56 

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English managerial stalwart Jim Smith dies at 79...

LONDON: Jim Smith, a familiar and popular figure in English football as a manager with nine different clubs in a coaching career spanning nearly ......

 2019-12-10 20:51 

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British Olympic Association angered by athletes' legal action...

The British Olympic Association said Tuesday it was dismayed by the decision of a group of athletes to pursue legal action while holding talks ......

 2019-12-10 20:46 

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US Justice Department to review Google's deal for Fitbit - source...

The U.S. Justice Department will review plans by Alphabet Inc-owned Google to buy fitness tracker maker Fitbit Inc for possible antitrust ......

 2019-12-10 20:46 

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US Justice Department to review Google's deal for Fitbit: Source...

The U.S. Justice Department will review plans by Alphabet Inc-owned Google to buy fitness tracker maker Fitbit Inc for possible antitrust ......

 2019-12-10 20:38 

The Strait Times

Pompeo and Russia's Lavrov joust over meddling in US elections...

WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo jousted with his Russian counterpart over allegations that President Vladimir Putin's government meddled in the 2016 presidential election, saying there was...

 2019-12-10 20:27 

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Football: Mourinho to rest Spurs stars at Bayern Munich...

MUNICH, Germany (AFP) - Jose Mourinho will use Wednesday's (Dec 11) Champions League clash at Bayern Munich to give a chance to fringe members of his Tottenham Hotspur squad with both clubs already through to the last 16 of the Champions League.. Read...

 2019-12-10 20:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Trump's Dec 15 China tariffs threaten a long list of Christmas favorites...

U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly US$160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before ......

 2019-12-10 20:25 

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Focus squarely on Trump as Dec 15 tariffs loom in US-China trade war...

WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly US$160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks ......

 2019-12-10 20:20 

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High schools struggle to follow state concussion laws...

(Reuters Health) - High schools across the U.S. face numerous barriers to implementing laws intended to help students recover from concussions, a ......

 2019-12-10 20:19 

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Football: Milik treble puts Napoli through to Champions League last 16...

Poland striker Arkadiusz Milik scored a hat-trick to send Napoli into the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday with a 4-0 win over Genk as ......

 2019-12-10 20:19 

The Strait Times

Islamists attack Somali hotel, police say two militants killed...

MOGADISHU (REUTERS) - Islamist Al-Shabaab gunmen attacked a hotel in Somalia's capital near the presidential residence on Tuesday (Dec 10) and police said they killed two attackers and rescued dozens of people from inside.. Read more at straitstimes.c...

 2019-12-10 20:17 

Channel NewsAsia

Mexico's former public security chief arrested in US on drug trafficking charges...

Mexico's ex-public security chief has been arrested in Texas on charges of receiving millions of dollars in bribes to help notorious cartel ......

 2019-12-10 20:10 

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Deutsche Telekom CEO denies T-Mobile/Sprint deal will reduce competition...

T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp did not pursue a merger in order to reduce price competition in the U.S. wireless market, the chief executive of ......

 2019-12-10 20:09 

The Strait Times

Football: Liverpool survive Salzburg test to reach Champions League last 16...

SALZBURG, Austria (AFP) - Liverpool struck twice in two minutes through Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah to avoid an embarrassing early Champions League exit by winning 2-0 in Salzburg on Tuesday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 20:06 

The Strait Times

Football: Milik hat-trick fires Napoli into last 16 of Champions League...

NAPLES, Italy (REUTERS) - Napoli ended a nine-match winless run in all competitions to reach the Champions League last sixteen on Tuesday (Dec 10) as a first-half Arkadiusz Milik hat-trick set up a 4-0 win over Genk in what could be coach Carlo Ancelotti&...

 2019-12-10 20:05 

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Milik hat-trick fires Napoli into last 16 of Champions League...

Napoli ended a nine-match winless run in all competitions to reach the Champions League last sixteen as a first-half Arkadiusz Milik hat-trick set ......

 2019-12-10 20:04 

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Football: Liverpool survive Salzburg test to reach last 16...

Liverpool struck twice in two minutes through Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah to avoid an embarrassing early Champions League exit by winning 2-0 in ......

 2019-12-10 20:03 

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Jihadists attack hotel in Somali capital...

Somali security forces were trying to dislodge a group of jihadist fighters who stormed a hotel in the capital Mogadishu popular with politicians ......

 2019-12-10 20:01 

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Liverpool advance to last 16 with 2-0 win in Salzburg...

Two goals inside two second-half minutes from Naby Keita and Mohamed Salah ensured defending champions Liverpool moved into the last 16 of the ......

 2019-12-10 20:01 

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Powell's 'half-full' US glass sturdy but still at risk for spills as Fed meets...

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has taken a glass-half-full view of the U.S. economy but the trouble may be that the glass has gotten smaller ......

 2019-12-10 20:00 

The Strait Times

In pursuit of greater inclusivity...

Special Education graduate Ms Nursidah Malik aims to plug the gap in research in Singapore's special education sector. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 19:59 

Channel NewsAsia

Lawmakers green light US space force...

The United States is getting a new space force along with $738 billion in military spending under an agreement backed by lawmakers on Tuesday that ......

 2019-12-10 19:53 

The Strait Times

Nearly 175 Saudi military aviation students grounded in US after base shooting...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Nearly 175 Saudi Arabian military aviation students have been grounded as part of a...

 2019-12-10 19:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Correvio's heart drug fails to win FDA panel backing...

REUTERS: Independent experts to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday voted against Correvio Pharma Corp's drug to correct irregular ......

 2019-12-10 19:26 

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Pompeo warns Russian FM against election interference...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday he warned Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov of reprisals if Moscow interferes in next year's ......

 2019-12-10 19:25 

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Bulgarian imam jailed for Islamic State support...

A Bulgarian imam was jailed for eight and a half years on Tuesday for spreading the ideas of the Islamic State group and propagating hatred and ......

 2019-12-10 19:20 

Channel NewsAsia

Peloton tumbles over 6% after short seller warns of competition...

Shares of Peloton Interactive tumbled over 6per cent on Tuesday after noted short seller Andrew Left valued the seller of stationary exercise ......

 2019-12-10 18:41 

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Filipinos hold court as basketball team wins SEA Games title...

The Philippines men's basketball team won their 13th consecutive Southeast Asian Games title on Tuesday night with a dominant display against ......

 2019-12-10 18:41 

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Football: Shanghai SIPG coach Pereira rules himself out of Everton job...

Shanghai SIPG coach Vitor Pereira said on Tuesday that he will not be leaving his role at the Chinese Super League side to take charge at Premier ......

 2019-12-10 18:40 

The Strait Times

Nine-year-old Belgian prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of university...

THE HAGUE (AFP) - A nine-year-old Belgian boy who was due to graduate in electrical engineering has dropped out of his Dutch university due to a dispute over the end date of his degree, his father said on Tuesday (Dec 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 18:39 

Channel NewsAsia

US tightens sanctions on Myanmar army chief...

The United States on Tuesday stiffened sanctions against Myanmar's army chief over the mass killings of Rohingya, as his country defended itself ......

 2019-12-10 18:38 

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French figure skater probed in US over lewd photos: Report...

French figure skater Morgan Cipres is under investigation by the United States Center for SafeSport after allegedly sending lewd photographs to a ......

 2019-12-10 18:36 

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Give us hope, give us membership talks, N Macedonia tells EU...

The EU must deliver soon on its promise to open membership talks with North Macedonia, the country's foreign minister has told AFP, warning that ......

 2019-12-10 18:36 

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US senators threaten Facebook, Apple with encryption regulation...

U.S. senators grilled Apple Inc and Facebook Inc executives over their encryption practices on Tuesday and threatened to regulate the technology ......

 2019-12-10 18:34 

The Strait Times

Israeli lawmakers table Bill to dissolve parliament...

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli legislators submitted a Bill on Tuesday (Dec 10) that would dissolve Parliament and trigger an unprecedented third national elections in less than a year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2019-12-10 18:24 

Channel NewsAsia

Venice hotel bookings at low ebb after post-flood cancellations...

Tourists are shunning Venice after a series of exceptionally high tides last month, with a plunge in hotel bookings bringing fresh economic woe to ......

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