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 2020-01-17 17:35 

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Football: Everton's Richarlison out of West Ham clash with knee issue...

Everton forward Richarlison will miss Saturday's Premier League trip to West Ham United with a minor knee injury, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on ......

 2020-01-17 17:32 

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Jean-Paul Gaultier to retire as fashion designer, brand to go on...

PARIS (AFP) - French designer Jean-Paul Gaultier said on Friday (Jan 17) that his next Paris haute couture fashion show will be his last.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 17:26 

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Premier League refs told to use pitchside monitors for red cards...

Premier League referees are being instructed by the PGMOL, the body responsible for elite match officials in the English game, to make more use of ......

 2020-01-17 17:26 

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Walmart US Chief Merchandising Officer Bratspies departs...

Chief merchandising officer of Walmart Inc's U.S. operations, Steve Bratspies, is set to leave the big-box retailer, according to an internal ......

 2020-01-17 17:21 

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Canada says black boxes from Iran crash should be sent to France...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send the flight and cockpit data recorders from a crashed jet to France for ......

 2020-01-17 17:21 

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Lampard 'very happy' with Barkley amid West Ham talk...

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard poured cold water on reports linking Ross Barkley with a loan move this month to West Ham United, saying on Friday he ......

 2020-01-17 17:19 

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Thousands of Irish teachers to strike on eve of election...

DUBLIN: Some 19,000 Irish teachers will go on strike on Feb 4, their union said on Friday (Jan 17), potentially shutting schools just days before ......

 2020-01-17 17:17 

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US, China have long way to go to resolve trade friction: IMF chief...

The United States and China still have a long way to go to resolve their trade disputes although the partial deal signed this week is a step ......

 2020-01-17 17:15 

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Football: Man City's Sane could resume training next week, says Guardiola...

Manchester City winger Leroy Sane could return to full training as early as next week as he steps up his comeback from a serious knee injury, ......

 2020-01-17 17:14 

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Golf: One-armed golfer makes hole-in-one at PGA Tour event...

LA QUINTA, CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) - One-armed amateur Laurent Hurtubise recorded an improbable hole-in-one during the opening round of a PGA Tour event in La Quinta, California.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 17:14 

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UK adds entire Hezbollah movement to terror blacklist...

Britain's finance ministry on Friday said it had added Lebanon's entire Hezbollah movement to its list of terrorist groups subject to asset freezing....

 2020-01-17 17:10 

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Italian Laporta surges to Abu Dhabi lead as Koepka struggles...

REUTERS: A birdie blitz on the back nine helped Italian Francesco Laporta card a superb nine-under 63 on Friday to take a one-shot lead in the Abu ......

 2020-01-17 17:07 

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Mike Pompeo says US will probe possible surveillance of Ukraine envoy...

WASHINGTON (AFP) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised on Friday (Jan 17) to investigate whether the ousted ambassador to Ukraine was being spied on by President Donald Trump's supporters but said he was unaware if so.. Read more at straitstime...

 2020-01-17 17:01 

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Spain's Balearic Islands crack down on alcohol-fuelled holidays...

Spain's Balearic Islands passed a bill Friday aimed at clamping down on alcohol-fuelled holidays in the Mediterranean archipelago which bans happy ......

 2020-01-17 16:56 

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German foreign ministry backtracks after sense of humour failure...

Social media can be a minefield for the strait-laced world of diplomacy, as the German Foreign Office just found out, when it was forced to ......

 2020-01-17 16:55 

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US envoy for Iran says Teheran's threats will only isolate it more...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Threats made by Iran will only further isolate the country, the top US envoy for Iran said on Friday (Jan 17) after Teheran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said its fight could move beyond its borders.. Read more at stra...

 2020-01-17 16:50 

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TomTom closes deal with Huawei for use of maps and services - spokesman...

Dutch navigation and digital mapping company TomTom on Friday said it has closed a deal with China's Huawei Technologies for the use of its maps ......

 2020-01-17 16:45 

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Two arrested for trying to sell 12 billion user names, passwords online...

THE HAGUE (AFP) - Police arrested two men in the Netherlands and Northern Ireland suspected of trying to sell some 12 billion stolen user names and passwords via an online website, Dutch police said on Friday (Jan 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 16:35 

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EU under pressure to prepare for Libya peace force...

If this weekend's Berlin summit on the Libya crisis goes according to plan, nervous European Union member states will come under pressure to ......

 2020-01-17 16:28 

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Prominent US lawyers Ken Starr, Alan Dershowitz join Trump impeachment team...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump is bringing in high-profile legal firepower to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday (Jan 17) of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for Democratic Pre...

 2020-01-17 16:26 

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Football: Barkley will stay with Chelsea, says Lampard...

Frank Lampard says Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley will not be allowed to leave during the January transfer window despite reported interest from ......

 2020-01-17 16:25 

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Tennis: Battling Barty sets up Adelaide final, Rublev wins thriller...

World number one Ashleigh Barty will warm up for the Australian Open with a final at the Adelaide International after a 3-6, 6-1, 7-6 (7/5) ......

 2020-01-17 16:24 

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Football: No Inter Milan bid yet for Eriksen, says Mourinho...

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says Inter Milan have yet to make a bid for Christian Eriksen and that the midfielder will play against Watford on ......

 2020-01-17 16:20 

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Markus Ziener...

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 2020-01-17 16:18 

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PSP will have 'loose association' with other parties for now: Tan Cheng Bock...

SINGAPORE: The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) will have a...

 2020-01-17 16:13 

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Golf: Koepka stumbles and opens door for Laporta...

ABU DHABI (AFP) - As Brooks Koepka stumbled, Francesco Laporta stepped up, firing five birdies on his last five holes on Friday (Jan 17) to grab the lead at the US$7 million (S$10 million) Abu Dhabi Championship.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 16:05 

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Football: Barkley will stay with Chelsea, says Lampard...

LONDON (AFP) - Frank Lampard says Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley will not be allowed to leave during the January transfer window despite reported interest from West Ham.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 15:50 

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Painting found in Italy wall is stolen Klimt...

A painting found stashed inside a wall at an Italian museum has been confirmed as the stolen...

 2020-01-17 15:49 

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'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos...

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (REUTERS) - Swedish activist Greta Thunberg and a crowd of some 10,000 protesters marched in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday (Jan 17) before many of them head to Davos next week to challenge political and business leaders to com...

 2020-01-17 15:41 

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6 lucky punters share $12m Toto jackpot...

SINGAPORE - Six winners of Toto Reunion Draw on Friday (Jan 17) each walked away with a $2 million windfall after they shared the $12 million jackpot prize.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 15:40 

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Football: Liverpool's Matip, Fabinho in line for injury return against Man Utd...

Liverpool have been handed a double injury boost ahead of their Premier League meeting against Manchester United on Sunday with defender Joel ......

 2020-01-17 15:35 

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Mexican autoparts firms eye fast lane after US backs trade deal...

Mexican auto parts manufacturers with clients across North America expect a record year after U.S. approval of a trade deal mandating higher ......

 2020-01-17 15:35 

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Michelin strips star from French culinary beacon Bocuse...

COLLONGES-AU-MONT-D'OR, FRANCE (AFP) - Two years after the death of renowned French chef Paul Bocuse, the Michelin Guide has stripped his flagship restaurant of the coveted three-star ranking it held for half a century, prompting anger and dismay from...

 2020-01-17 15:30 

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Rabada ban criticised by former England players...

Former England players condemned the suspension of South Africa pace bowler Kagiso Rabada on Friday after an overexuberant celebration, but he ......

 2020-01-17 15:26 

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Maid arrested after employer attacked with a knife...

SINGAPORE: A 34-year-old foreign domestic worker was arrested on Friday (Jan 17) after allegedly attacking her employer with a knife. Police ......

 2020-01-17 15:23 

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Painting found in Italy wall is stolen Klimt...

PIACENZA, ITALY (AFP) - A painting found stashed inside a wall at an Italian museum has been confirmed as the stolen...

 2020-01-17 15:08 

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Football: Guardiola quashes questions over Man City 'party'...

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM (AFP) - Pep Guardiola defended his Manchester City stars on Friday (Jan 17) following reports they flew in 22 Italian Instagram models for their delayed Christmas party after last weekend's 6-1 Premier League win at Aston Vi...

 2020-01-17 15:06 

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Take Five: A week in central banking...

1/THE ORACLES SPEAK...

 2020-01-17 14:57 

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Football: Premier League referees told to use monitors for red cards...

Premier League chiefs have advised referees to use pitchside monitors to make a final decision on red cards, according to reports on Friday....

 2020-01-17 14:52 

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Fashion king Kenzo exits retirement for one final fling...

He could be sipping cocktails in his silk slippers yet fashion legend Kenzo is back at the age of 80....

 2020-01-17 14:48 

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Football: Premier League referees told to use monitors for red cards, say reports...

LONDON (AFP) - Premier League chiefs have advised referees to use pitchside monitors to make a final decision on red cards, according to reports on Friday (Jan 17).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 14:40 

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Barty sets up Adelaide final against teenager Yastremska...

REUTERS: World number one Ash Barty fought back from a set down to beat unseeded Danielle Collins 3-6 6-1 7-6(5) on Friday to reach the Adelaide ......

 2020-01-17 14:40 

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Forum: Did needy student fall through the cracks?...

It is commendable that Xinmin Secondary School student Aqil Nasran Shah Nizam Shah managed to do well for his O-level examinations despite the odds (Student who had to skip meals savours success, Jan 14). At the same time, I'm concerned whether he mig...

 2020-01-17 14:38 

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Football: Man United's Solskjaer expects Rashford to miss Liverpool clash...

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he expects top-scorer Marcus Rashford to miss Sunday's Premier League game against leaders Liverpool but the striker will be given the maximum time to prove his fitnes...

 2020-01-17 14:36 

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No offer for Eriksen yet, says Spurs boss Mourinho...

Tottenham Hotspur have yet to receive an offer for Christian Eriksen and the playmaker will feature in Saturday's Premier League match at Watford ......

 2020-01-17 14:32 

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Ukraine says Iran to hand over downed jet's black boxes...

Ukraine said Friday Iran was ready to hand over the black box flight recorders of the Ukrainian passenger plane downed by an Iranian missile....

 2020-01-17 14:30 

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Forum: Assume that those who get polyclinic referral want cheaper treatment...

I was greatly alarmed to read that patients may be being influenced into unknowingly opting for a more expensive treatment plan when their main intention was to get a cheaper one (More clarity needed on polyclinic referrals and accessing subsidised care, ...

 2020-01-17 14:30 

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Forum: Don't require means testing to downgrade to subsidised care...

I fail to understand why private patients in public hospitals who wish to downgrade to subsidised care need any form of means testing (More clarity needed on polyclinic referrals and accessing subsidised care, Jan 16).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-01-17 14:30 

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Forum: Recent cases show a culture of male sexual entitlement...

Two recent reports (Former Yale-NUS College student admits to filming videos of female schoolmates in shower, ST Online, Jan 13; and Man gets 28 years' jail, 24 strokes for sexually abusing stepdaughter, Jan 14) have led me to observe a troubling tren...

 2020-01-17 14:30 

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Forum: On Facebook...

What can be done to make Singapore's libraries more inclusive?. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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