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 2020-01-19 00:20 

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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Jan 19...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Sunday, Jan 19.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 23:53 

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Ten charred bodies found in vehicle in violence-plagued Mexican state...

MEXICO CITY: Mexican prosecutors are investigating the discovery of a burned-out vehicle containing the charred bodies of at least 10 people in ......

 2020-01-18 23:10 

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Stadium in the Forest...

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 2020-01-18 23:08 

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IT happens: Facebook sorry for vulgar translation of Xi Jinping's name...

Facebook apologised Saturday for a distasteful mistranslation of Chinese President Xi Jinping's name from Burmese language posts during his ......

 2020-01-18 23:00 

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Toothless Atletico beaten at tiny Eibar...

Atletico Madrid's hopes of getting back into the Spanish title race faded even further with a 2-0 defeat away by struggling Eibar in La Liga on ......

 2020-01-18 22:55 

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Cherki sparkles as Lyon reach French Cup last 16...

Teenager Rayan Cherki scored two and set up another as Olympique Lyonnais avoided a last-gasp slip-up to advance into the French Cup last 16 with ......

 2020-01-18 22:50 

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Fiorentina beat Napoli to continue Gattuso's nightmare start...

REUTERS: Fiorentina moved above Napoli in Serie A and consigned coach Gennaro Gattuso to a fourth defeat in five games with a 2-0 victory at ......

 2020-01-18 22:48 

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Football: Liverpool have not eclipsed Man Utd's greatest teams, says Solskjaer...

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will not call Liverpool the greatest team in Premier League history until they have the trophies to ......

 2020-01-18 22:35 

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Football: West Ham fan protest is familiar ground for Moyes...

David Moyes must feel as though nothing much has changed at West Ham United since his brief first spell in charge....

 2020-01-18 22:35 

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Ahead of Senate trial, Trump legal team rejects impeachment as flawed...

PALM BEACH, Florida: US President Donald Trump's legal team on Saturday (Jan 18) issued a resounding rejection of the House of Representatives' ......

 2020-01-18 22:35 

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Trump lawyers present defense for 'dangerous' impeachment...

PALM BEACH, Florida: US President Donald Trump's legal team on Saturday (Jan 18) issued a resounding rejection of the House of Representatives' ......

 2020-01-18 22:30 

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Creative Capital: The couple that specialises in unique immersive dinner theatre in Singapore...

When one mentions Singapore theatre, the companies that come top of mind are the established players like SRT, Wild Rice, Pangdemonium, and TheatreWorks. Arts lovers will also rattle off groups such as Toy Factory, Necessary Stage, Checkpoint Theatre, Cak...

 2020-01-18 22:17 

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Ahead of Senate trial, Trump legal team rejects impeachment as flawed...

PALM BEACH, Florida (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump's legal team on Saturday (Jan 18) issued a resounding rejection of the House of Representatives' impeachment of him, calling the charges against Trump a...

 2020-01-18 22:15 

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He learnt Mandarin to better understand Singaporean culture: A mgrant entrepreneur's journey...

He loves bantering with hawkers, and singing Teresa Teng love songs at karaoke. But when Abhishek Agrawal arrived from India nine years ago, he ......

 2020-01-18 22:03 

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Balancing faith and tradition: Indonesia's Chinese Muslims mark CNY in their own ways...

JAKARTA: Like other Chinese Indonesians, Mr Naga Kurniadi looks forward to spending time with his family this Chinese New Year, as well as ......

 2020-01-18 22:02 

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The 'Lost Boys' of Palawan: A new way of life when fishing is no longer enough...

EL NIDO, Philippines: The Lost Boys of Palawan know exactly where they are heading. Doracotan Island is visible on the blue horizon. They can spot ......

 2020-01-18 22:00 

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Commentary: Recycle or reduce waste? Why Southeast Asia's ocean plastic pile has no easy answers...

A great number of reasons are fuelling a great deal of ocean plastic, says Tim Hill....

 2020-01-18 22:00 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 19...

A selection of news stories that happened overnight, Jan 19, 2019.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:51 

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Sixty killed in Houthi attack on camp in Yemen's Marib: Saudi state TV...

CAIRO (REUTERS) - Iran-aligned Houthis attacked a military training camp in the Yemeni city of Marib on Saturday (Jan 18), killing 60 military personnel and wounding dozens others, Saudi state television said on Saturday evening.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-01-18 21:39 

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Meghan: TV actor gives up starring royal role...

LONDON (AFP) - Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, was hailed as a breath of fresh air for the royal family when she married Prince Harry, but the fairytale quickly turned sour.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:25 

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Prince Harry: Royal misfit yearning for escape...

LONDON (AFP) - Scarred by the death of his mother, Prince Harry struggled in the royal limelight for much of his life, and his fears for wife Meghan proved to be the final straw.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:14 

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Despite shake-up, Putin rejects idea of Soviet-style leaders for life...

President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he did not want Russia to return to the late Soviet-era practice of having lifelong rulers who died in ......

 2020-01-18 21:13 

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Flooding, landslides kill six in Brazil...

Flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rains have claimed six lives in southeast Brazil, firefighters said Saturday....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Pompeo to investigate whether ex-envoy to Ukraine was spied on...

WASHINGTON US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has promised to investigate whether the ousted ambassador to Ukraine was being spied on by President Donald Trump's supporters, but said that if so, he was unaware.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Visitors who drove into Forbidden City spark outrage...

BEIJING One of China's top historic attractions issued an apology after two women drove an SUV into the Forbidden City in Beijing and posed for pictures when it was meant to be closed to the public.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Umno beats PH ally Warisan in Sabah's Kimanis by-election...

Malaysia's opposition coalition Barisan Nasional (BN) retained its parliamentary seat in a Sabah by-election yesterday, defeating a candidate from an ally party of Pakatan Harapan (PH).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Trump taps legal heavyweights for impeachment trial...

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump has turned to some legal heavyweights to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who had paved the way for then President Bill Clinton's 1998 impea...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Self-help groups play crucial role in S'pore society: President...

Self-help groups play an important role in building a cohesive and collaborative society, President Halimah Yacob said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Mutual trust between civil servants and ministers cannot change: PM...

Let me begin with transforming the public service leadership. We know that our operating environment is becoming more complex. Externally, the global outlook is increasingly uncertain. Domestically, our economy is more mature and less buoyant. We face maj...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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$180 steaks prompt some to debate costs of Saudi Prince's plans...

RIYADH As couples on their way to a lavish dinner strolled past palm trees hung with chandeliers in a historic quarter of Riyadh, the recent belt-tightening downturn in Saudi Arabia's economy seemed a world away.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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DPM Heng: Nurture social togetherness...

Social togetherness is something we must nurture, with hubs like the Wisma Geylang Serai making a difference in the community, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Man's transfer to Malaysian police in 2015 done lawfully: SPF...

The transfer of a man to the custody of the Royal Malaysia Police in 2015 was done lawfully, said the Singapore Police Force (SPF) yesterday, after his lawyer raised questions about whether procedures had been properly followed.. Read more at straitstimes...

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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More reading on the go...

Singaporeans have moved from Crazy Rich Asians to the third book in the series by Kevin Kwan, Rich People Problems, which was the top e-book borrowed from the National Library Board (NLB) last year.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Spread of Wuhan virus may be wider than reported: Experts...

The scale of a mysterious pneumonia virus from Wuhan in China might be far larger than previously reported, experts have warned, as various countries stepped up screening measures ahead of the Chinese holiday travel season.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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CNY fun in Ang Mo Kio, Chinatown...

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 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Woman left with $99 after losing $55k in scam...

The police are investigating an incident in which a 60-year-old housewife had her life savings of $55,000 wiped out from her bank account after falling victim to a scam that was carried out through messaging platform Viber.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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'Fresh' Gasol and Powell power Raptors...

TORONTO Nick Nurse was delighted to have Marc Gasol and Norman Powell healthy again, as the Toronto Raptors conjured up magic against the Washington Wizards in a 140-111 rout at the Scotiabank Arena on Friday night.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Freedom is a double-edged knife, say forum panellists...

If a personal mobility device (PMD) rider zooms by on an empty footpath, he is breaking the law, but is he actually curtailing anyone's freedom to walk there?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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World's shortest man dies at 27...

KATHMANDU The world's shortest man who could walk, as verified by Guinness World Records, has died at a hospital in Nepal.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Four women to watch...

NAOMI OSAKA, 22 (Jpn). Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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More support for students who skip school...

Disadvantaged students, especially those who often skip school, will get more support from a pilot project by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to help them stay in class.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Deeney denied as Spurs winless run goes on...

Forward Gerard Deulofeu seeing his goal-bound shot blocked by Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen's outstretched arm which earned Watford a penalty. . Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Water tanks in Ang Mo Kio block flushed after contaminant alert...

Trace amounts of hydrocarbons - the kind of compounds used in anti-mosquito oil - were found in the tap points of some residents' homes in Ang Mo Kio, national water agency PUB said on Friday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Trio want to help youth at risk through mentorship, short films...

Three young people hope their ideas can help improve the amount of support available for youth at risk and prevent re-offending.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Older folks can reduce fall risks via exercise...

LONDON Older adults who exercise may reduce their risk of falls by more than a third compared with sedentary peers, a research review suggests.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Hot bods: Lim Yao Xiang & Olivia Wong...

Lim Yao Xiang, 37. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Sports world: United's Young signs for Inter Milan...

United's Young signs for Inter Milan. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Serena in the right frame of mind...

MELBOURNE As the calendar flipped to 2020, Serena Williams was once again being feted, this time as sportswoman of the decade in the United States.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Khan on course for a fight against prejudice...

Golf is often regarded as an elitist and rich man's sport, but India's Rashid Khan is doing his utmost to fight the stereotype on the course.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-18 21:00 

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Kuchar's ping pong ploy...

While most golfers at the SMBC Singapore Open headed for a meal, a massage or nap on Friday after a sapping 18 holes in the second round, Matt Kuchar opted to play table tennis with Iulia Necula, a former Romanian player who competed at the 2008 Beijing O...

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