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 2020-07-15 19:20 

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Late Wood penalty frustrates Wolves with draw at Burnley...

A stoppage-time penalty from Chris Wood gave Burnley a 1-1 draw at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers after the visitors had led through a superb ......

 2020-07-15 19:20 

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UBS will no longer be able to contest client data sent to France tax authorities: Swiss court...

UBS will no longer be informed or be able to contest customer data the Swiss tax authorities hand over to counterparties in France investigating ......

 2020-07-15 19:20 

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Football: Late Wood penalty frustrates Wolves with draw at Burnley...

BURNLEY, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - A stoppage-time penalty from Chris Wood gave Burnley a 1-1 draw at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers after the visitors had led through a superb Raul Jimenez strike in the Premier League on Wednesday (July 15).. Read more at str...

 2020-07-15 19:16 

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Football: Kane goes past 200 club goals as Spurs win at Newcastle...

NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - Harry Kane went past 200 career club goals with a second-half double as Tottenham Hotspur won 3-1 at Newcastle United in the Premier League on Wednesday (July 15) to boost their European qualification hopes.. Read more at st...

 2020-07-15 19:16 

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Fauci calls White House effort to discredit him 'bizarre,' a mistake...

U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci said on Wednesday he did not understand the effort by some in the White House to discredit him and ......

 2020-07-15 19:15 

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Football: Man City overcome Bournemouth 2-1 to extend home winning streak...

David Silva and Gabriel Jesus scored first-half goals as Manchester City claimed a 2-1 victory over relegation-threatened Bournemouth at the ......

 2020-07-15 19:15 

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Motor racing: Rossi says he is '99 per cent' sure he will race in 2021...

Nine-time motorcycling world champion Valentino Rossi said on Wednesday that he was...

 2020-07-15 19:14 

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George Floyd's family sues Minneapolis and four officers over his death...

George Floyd's family sued Minneapolis and four police officers for wrongful death on Wednesday, alleging police violated their own rules and U.S....

 2020-07-15 19:12 

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Football: Silva shines as Man City push Bournemouth closer to relegation...

MANCHESTER, UNITED KINGDOM (AFP) - Manchester City celebrated their European reprieve with a 2-1 win that pushed Bournemouth closer to relegation as David Silva and Gabriel Jesus produced eye-catching goals on Wednesday (July 15).. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-15 19:05 

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Football: Kane goes past 200 club goals as Spurs win at Newcastle...

Harry Kane went past 200 career club goals with a second-half double as Tottenham Hotspur won 3-1 at Newcastle United in the Premier League on ......

 2020-07-15 18:55 

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Woods resumes chase for 83rd PGA Tour win...

Tiger Woods, in his first competitive event in five months, headlines a stellar field at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio this week seeking ......

 2020-07-15 18:54 

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Top Gun helmet, Star Wars lightsaber, Alien spaceship in Hollywood props auction...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Maverick's fighter jet helmet, Obi-Wan Kenobi's lightsaber, Rocky's boxing gloves and an 11-foot Alien spaceship tipped to fetch half a million dollars will go up for auction in Los Angeles next month.. Read more at straits...

 2020-07-15 18:46 

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Golf: McIlroy back in the swing and ready to roll at Memorial...

DUBLIN, OHIO (REUTERS) - Rory McIlroy had planned to play last week's event at Muirfield Village but after a slow start in the PGA Tour's return from a Covid-19 break needed time off to hone his swing ahead of this week's Memorial Tournament, ...

 2020-07-15 18:35 

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Golf: McIlroy back in the swing and ready to roll at Memorial...

Rory McIlroy had planned to play last week's event at Muirfield Village but after a slow start in the PGA Tour's return from a COVID-19 break ......

 2020-07-15 18:35 

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Amazon extends work from home policy, still restricting travel...

Amazon.com Inc has extended a work-from-home policy until Jan. 8 and is continuing to ask employees to defer all non-essential travel, a ......

 2020-07-15 18:31 

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US ups battle against Huawei as China tensions soar...

The United States on Wednesday cleared the way for sanctions on employees of telecom giant Huawei, expanding its pressure campaign on China, which ......

 2020-07-15 18:28 

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Hundreds protest in Moscow against reforms that could keep Putin in power...

Hundreds protested in central Moscow on Wednesday against constitutional reforms introduced earlier this month that give President Vladimir Putin ......

 2020-07-15 18:27 

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Tunisia PM resigns after political row...

TUNIS (AFP) - Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigned on Wednesday (July 15), according to two official sources who did not want to be named, after a row with the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 18:25 

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No coronavirus risk to Tesla's Elon Musk after meeting with Oklahoma governor: spokesman...

Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk and other Tesla employees are not at risk of having contracted the novel coronavirus after a July 3 meeting ......

 2020-07-15 18:14 

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US disease expert Anthony Fauci calls White House effort to discredit him 'bizarre,' a mistake...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump issued a rare rebuke of his senior adviser Peter Navarro on Wednesday (July 15), saying Navarro should not have written a scathing opinion piece about Anthony Fauci, a top government coronavirus expert who is ...

 2020-07-15 18:00 

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Zidane much more than smiling motivator as Real close on title...

Zinedine Zidane risked tarnishing his record by diving back into the Real Madrid job 10 months after resigning, but in taking the team to the ......

 2020-07-15 17:55 

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Football: Berbatov advises Bale to leave Real Madrid...

Former Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Gareth Bale's time with Real Madrid is up after his disrespectful behaviour during his team's ......

 2020-07-15 17:55 

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Democratic super PAC to target Black and Latino turnout for Biden...

Democratic super PAC Priorities USA said on Wednesday it would spend US$24 million to help turn out Black and Latino voters for Democratic ......

 2020-07-15 17:53 

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Oklahoma governor tests positive for coronavirus as numbers rise across US...

Oklahoma's Republican Governor Kevin Stitt said on Wednesday he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the first time a U.S. state ......

 2020-07-15 17:49 

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Peru reopens air and bus travel as GDP slumps...

Peru reopened domestic air travel on Wednesday in a bid to reignite the economy as it announced a drop of 33 percent in GDP for May year-on-year....

 2020-07-15 17:49 

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US, Gulf nations issue sanctions on six targets for ties to Islamic State...

WASHINGTON: The United States and six Gulf countries on Wednesday (Jul 15) imposed sanctions on six targets Washington has accused of supporting ......

 2020-07-15 17:49 

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Football: Berbatov advises Bale to leave Real Madrid...

SOFIA (REUTERS) - Former Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Gareth Bale's time with Real Madrid is up after his disrespectful behaviour during his team's 2-0 win over Alaves in La Liga on Saturday (July 15).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 17:48 

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Football: German league issues guidelines on fans' return to stadiums...

The return of supporters to German stadiums next season took a step closer on Wednesday as the 36 clubs in the Bundesliga's top two tiers received ......

 2020-07-15 17:40 

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VW centralises group software development at Audi...

Volkswagen on Wednesday said it was replacing software chief Christian Senger and moving the centre of its group-wide software development from ......

 2020-07-15 17:40 

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Beyond Meat to sell plant-based patties Brazil, world's No. 3 beef consumer...

Beyond Meat Inc said on Wednesday it will sell plant-based burgers and sausages at a Brazilian high-end supermarket chain, entering the country ......

 2020-07-15 17:38 

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Football: Liverpool to lift Premier League trophy in ceremony on the Kop...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Liverpool will be presented with the Premier League trophy on a special podium built on the Kop stand at Anfield following their clash with Chelsea on July 22.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 17:35 

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Football: Liverpool to lift Premier League trophy on the Kop...

LONDON: Liverpool will lift the Premier League trophy on the famous Kop stand at Anfield after their final home game of the season against Chelsea ......

 2020-07-15 17:31 

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George Floyd's family sues Minneapolis and four officers over his death...

MINNEAPOLIS (REUTERS) - A trustee for the family of George Floyd, a black man who died on May 25 after a Minneapolis policeman knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, sued the city and four police officers in federal court on Wednesday (July 15), seeki...

 2020-07-15 17:20 

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Apple expands news offerings with audio, local newspaper stories...

REUTERS: Apple Inc on Wednesday expanded its news offerings with audio versions of stories narrated by voice actors for subscribers, a morning ......

 2020-07-15 17:20 

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Apple Apple launches its own news podcasts...

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple on Wednesday (Jul 15) launched its own news podcasts, a first for the iPhone maker which is wading into an already crowded field....

 2020-07-15 17:04 

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Olympics: IOC remains 'fully committed' to staging Games in 2021...

BERN (REUTERS) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) remains fully committed to staging the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021 and is considering multiple scenarios for them to take place safely, IOC president Thomas Bach said on Wednesday (July 15).. R...

 2020-07-15 17:04 

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WTO leadership contenders start to strut their stuff...

The eight candidates battling to become the next head of the beleaguered World Trade Organization make their pitches this week, with three days of ......

 2020-07-15 17:00 

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Forum: Maids gathering in big groups on their days off a worry...

In phase two of Singapore's reopening, each household can receive only up to five guests per day.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 17:00 

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Forum: Alarmed by large increase in dental charges with use of Medisave...

Recently, my daughter required a wisdom tooth extraction with surgery. We consulted a neighbourhood dentist and were given a quotation of $950 for the procedure. We were told we would be allowed to use Medisave.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 17:00 

The Strait Times

Forum: Go green, even if it costs more...

Dr Jimmy Chih is correct - there is always a market for goods and commodities produced without due consideration for the harmful effects on the earth and its future inhabitants (Be mindful of increased costs associated with climate change policies, July 1...

 2020-07-15 16:58 

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Belarus threatens opposition protesters with criminal charges...

Belarus said Wednesday that protesters could face serious criminal charges after hundreds were arrested at demonstrations over the removal of ......

 2020-07-15 16:55 

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Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law says he feels 'relatively safe' in Britain...

LONDON (REUTERS) - Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said on Wednesday (July 15) he feels safe in London at the moment but described the extra-territorial reach of national security laws imposed by China as...

 2020-07-15 16:55 

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Lockdown video gaming helps fuel rise in UK inflation...

British inflation rose unexpectedly last month, spurred by rising prices for in-demand video game consoles during the coronavirus lockdown, ......

 2020-07-15 16:55 

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Forum: Barisan Sosialis holds record for seats won by opposition party...

Dr Chia Kee Seng wrote in his Forum letter that...

 2020-07-15 16:55 

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Forum: GE results show PSP has potential...

Straits Times Opinion Editor Chua Mui Hoong rightly points out that the Workers' Party (WP) may have won over many younger voters and middle-class households. However, she is too quick to dismiss the other opposition parties' performance (A result...

 2020-07-15 16:55 

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Forum: Running simulations could have helped on Polling Day...

The Covid-19 situation provided fresh challenges on Polling Day, and the Elections Department (ELD) apologised for the lapses. Still, this unfortunate incident could have been mitigated or even prevented altogether.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 16:50 

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Bouquets: ST's anniversary, Polling Day...

My daily fix for the last 47 years. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-15 16:50 

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Forum: Vital for political leaders to engage youth...

Sengkang GRC is a relatively young estate. In future, when new estates such as those in Bidadari, the Southern waterfront, Tengah and Tampines North are fully developed, they will attract younger voters to move in and set up home.. Read more at straitstim...

 2020-07-15 16:50 

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Forum: NCMP posts will allow PSP members to contribute...

Progress Singapore Party vice-chairman Hazel Poa and assistant secretary-general Leong Mun Wai should consider that there is absolutely nothing wrong in taking up the Non-Constituency MP (NCMP) positions even if they are against the scheme in principle (P...

 2020-07-15 16:47 

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US to back nations that say China violated their South China Sea claims...

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday (July 15) the United States will support countries that believe China has violated their maritime claims in the South China Sea but suggested it would do so through diplomatic rath...

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