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 2022-08-18 00:00 

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Anne Heche's death ruled accidental after fiery car crash...

According to the coroner's results, the actress suffered from inhalation injury and burns, as well as a fractured sternum as a result of the crash....

 2022-08-17 23:49 

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Wolves sign midfielder Nunes from Sporting for a club record fee...

Wolverhampton Wanderers have signed Portuguese international midfielder Matheus Nunes from Sporting Lisbon, the Premier League club said on Thursday.The fee was not disclosed, but Wolves stated it is a club record, with British media reporting it to be ar...

 2022-08-17 23:48 

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Russia replaces Black Sea fleet chief after Crimea setbacks...

KYIV: Russia has replaced the commander of its Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet, a state news agency reported on Wednesday (Aug 17), after a series of explosions rocked the peninsula it annexed in 2014 and had p...

 2022-08-17 23:48 

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Russia replaces Black Sea fleet chief after Crimea blasts...

KYIV: Russia has replaced the commander of its Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet after a series of explosions rocked the peninsula it annexed in 2014 and had previously seen as a secure rear base for its war in U...

 2022-08-17 23:18 

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European revenues rise 10% in 2020-21 despite COVID...

LONDON : European soccer revenues grew by 10 per cent in the 2020-21 season despite most an almost total lack of fans in stadiums, according to a report published on Thursday.The season was like no other with the COVID-19 pandemic curtailing virtually all...

 2022-08-17 23:09 

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Brompton bike CEO: 'People have no idea what goes into a product. That's not a good thing'...

Will Butler-Adams, boss of the folding bike company, talks to the Financial Times about the importance of manufacturing and why we need to...

 2022-08-17 23:08 

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Sleep, sunscreen, sano: Can Jennifer Lopez's 'secrets' to looking youthful help us too? It's very possible...

The ever youthful-looking diva actually has some surprisingly legit 5S rules for maintaining her age-defying looks that can benefit the rest of us, too....

 2022-08-17 23:08 

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More Japanese firms are raising wages to combat labour shortage - Reuters poll...

TOKYO : More large Japanese companies are now raising wages to attract workers and cope with chronic staff shortages, a monthly Reuters poll showed on Thursday, a tentative sign Japan Inc may be slowly addressing pay that has been flat for decades.Still, ...

 2022-08-17 22:59 

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Injured Halep withdraws from Cincinnati Open...

Twice major champion Simona Halep has withdrawn from the Cincinnati Open due to a thigh injury, the WTA said on Wednesday.The 30-year-old Romanian was set to face Veronika Kudermetova in the second round and the Russian will receive a walkover into the ro...

 2022-08-17 22:22 

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Commentary: What the Philippines has at stake in US-China tensions over Taiwan...

While the United States could have little hope that other Southeast Asian countries would give practical assistance in the event of a conflict, the Philippines will be in the spotlight, says a researcher....

 2022-08-17 22:21 

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Commentary: Why 'quiet quitting' could be good for you and your employer...

The trend of "quiet quitting" has clearly resonated with young people, to the frustration of some managers. Working at minimal capacity may feel alien, but has benefits for both sides, says a psychologist....

 2022-08-17 22:20 

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Commentary: Will current grouses about ride-hailing companies push passengers to take public transport instead?...

The ride-hailing sector has been in the spotlight recently amid Grab's shortened waiting time grace period and complaints of higher fares and booking difficulties. Public outcry is unlikely to change anything, say Singapore University of Social Scienc...

 2022-08-17 22:17 

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Fritz overpowers Kyrgios in Cincinnati...

Taylor Fritz blasted his way to a 6-3 6-2 win over Australian Nick Kyrgios on Wednesday and a place in the Cincinnati Open third round.In a clash of big servers, it was the American number one who came out on top, sending down 16 aces against a misfiring ...

 2022-08-17 22:15 

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Praised for going from gang to ITE to NUS, this graduate doesn't want to be stuck with a label...

Twice sent to juvenile detention, Gary Lau went on to graduate with the highest distinction in social work. But he questions the characterisation of him as a poster child for how to succeed academically despite a troubled background. The 31-year-old opens...

 2022-08-17 22:00 

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Nightspots not the only ones to blame for Orchard Towers' problems: Clubs, bars on non-renewal of licences...

Some nightclub and bar operators at Orchard Towers also say they are worried about their lease agreements and getting back their rental deposits....

 2022-08-17 21:55 

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Top UN official presses Myanmar's military leader in rare visit...

A senior UN official said she had urged Myanmar's military ruler to release political prisoners and stop executions on Wednesday (Aug 17), in a rare, high-profile visit that comes amid growing violence in the cou...

 2022-08-17 21:47 

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Ukraine carries out emergency drills near nuclear plant on frontline...

ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine: Ukrainian authorities performed disaster response drills on Wednesday (Aug 17) following repeated shelling at the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest of its kind in Europe. Both sides accuse the other of a...

 2022-08-17 21:47 

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Ukraine carries out emergency drills near Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant on frontline...

ZAPORIZHZHIA: Ukrainian authorities performed disaster response drills on Wednesday (Aug 17) following repeated shelling at the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, the largest of its kind in Europe. Both sides accuse the other of attacks in...

 2022-08-17 21:32 

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Portugal, Spain struggle to control forest fires...

ORJAIS: Firefighters in Spain and Portugal were battling on Wednesday (Aug 17) to control multiple forest fires across the Iberian Peninsula with blazes in the Serra da Estrela park resuming just days after being brought under control. Strong winds have b...

 2022-08-17 21:18 

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Syria denies kidnapping or holding US journalist missing for 10 years...

AMMAN/WASHINGTON :Syria's government on Wednesday denied kidnapping or holding a U.S. journalist who disappeared a decade ago, a week after President Joe Biden demanded that Damascus let him go home. Austin Tice, a former US Marine and a freelance jou...

 2022-08-17 21:15 

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Rock photographer's gallery draws music lovers to New Jersey beach town...

ASBURY PARK, N.J. : Danny Clinch has photographed or filmed many of the most famous musicians of modern times - and his decades of work are on display in Asbury Park, the New Jersey beach town made famous by Bruce Springsteen.Clinch's photos - and an ...

 2022-08-17 20:43 

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Ruthless Raducanu storms into Cincinnati third round...

Emma Raducanu stormed into the third round of the Cincinnati Open with a 6-0 6-2 thrashing of Victoria Azarenka on Wednesday, signalling she will be well prepared for her U.S. Open title defence.For the second straight match Raducanu delivered a dominatin...

 2022-08-17 20:30 

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Hacker tournament brings together world's best in Las Vegas...

LAS VEGAS : A team of hackers from two U.S. universities won the...

 2022-08-17 20:29 

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Fed says more US rate hikes coming, pace will slow 'at some point'...

WASHINGTON: US central bankers remain committed to raising interest rates further to quell rising prices, but agreed it would be appropriate to slow the pace of the hikes...

 2022-08-17 20:21 

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Colour of skin' may be why Tigray crisis not getting attention: WHO chief...

LONDON: The World Health Organization's director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has suggested that racism is behind a lack of international attention being paid to the plight of civilians in Ethiopia's war-shattered Tigray region. Calling it t...

 2022-08-17 20:12 

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Cisco beats quarterly revenue estimates as supply chain pressures ease...

:Cisco Systems Inc beat quarterly revenue estimates on Wednesday as a COVID-19 recovery in China eased supply chain pressures and helped the company meet demand for its networking hardware. Cisco, which sells routers, switches and communication tools like...

 2022-08-17 20:12 

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Cisco expects revenue growth as supply chain pressures ease...

:Cisco Systems Inc gave a positive forecast for first-quarter sales as a COVID-19 recovery in China eases supply chain shortages and helps it meet demand for networking hardware, sending the company's shares 5 per cent higher in extended trading.The r...

 2022-08-17 20:07 

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Canadian lawmakers plan Taiwan trip amid rising China tensions...

OTTAWA: A delegation of Canadian lawmakers plans to visit Taiwan in October to seek economic opportunities in the Asia Pacific region, Liberal Member of Parliament Judy Sgro said on Wednesday (Aug 17), a move that could further stoke tensions between Chin...

 2022-08-17 19:32 

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Rushdie attack suspect says he admires Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini...

The man accused of stabbing Salman Rushdie said he respected Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini but would not say if he was inspired by a fatwa issued by the former Iranian leader, according to a New York Post int...

 2022-08-17 19:02 

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Rapper A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault with firearm charges...

LOS ANGELES : Rap musician A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to two felony charges of assault with a firearm connected to a November shooting of a former friend in Hollywood. Rocky, 33, appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom standing next to his att...

 2022-08-17 18:54 

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Billionaire Ratcliffe interested in buying Manchester United - The Times...

British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying Manchester United, his spokesperson told The Times on Wednesday, after Elon Musk said his plan to buy the Premier League club was all part of...

 2022-08-17 18:54 

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Billionaire Ratcliffe interested in buying Manchester United: Report...

British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying Manchester United, his spokesperson told The Times on Wednesday (Aug 17), after Elon Musk said his plan to buy the Premier League club wa...

 2022-08-17 18:54 

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Billionaire Ratcliffe interested in buying Manchester United - source...

British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe is interested in buying Manchester United, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters after Elon Musk said his plan to buy the Premier League club was all part of...

 2022-08-17 18:46 

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A tree (house) grows in Brooklyn; six-story apartment building has wooden beams...

NEW YORK : From the street, 670 Union Street looks like one in a line of brick buildings on a tree-lined block in Brooklyn. But inside, exposed timber beams, columns and floorboards make it clear this 14-apartment condominium is no typical New York City b...

 2022-08-17 18:45 

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Turkey, Israel to re-appoint ambassadors after four-year chill...

JERUSALEM: Turkey and Israel said on Wednesday (Aug 17) they will re-appoint respective ambassadors more than four years after they were called back, marking another milestone after months of steady improvement in relations. The two regional powers had ex...

 2022-08-17 17:51 

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NATO says it is ready to step up forces if Serbia-Kosovo tensions escalate...

BRUSSELS: NATO will increase its peacekeeping force in Kosovo if there is an escalation of tensions with neighbouring Serbia, the alliance's chief said on Wednesday (Aug 17), on the eve of EU-facilitated talks between the estranged western Balkan neig...

 2022-08-17 17:28 

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CDC plans to reorganise structure after pandemic-related criticism: WSJ...

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is planning to reorganise its structure to prioritize public health needs and put less emphasis on publication of scientific papers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday (Aug 17). CDC Director Dr ...

 2022-08-17 17:11 

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Venus Williams, Thiem handed US Open wildcards...

Former U.S. Open champions Venus Williams and Dominic Thiem were handed wildcard entries into this year's final Grand Slam tournament, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) said on Wednesday.Other Americans, along with Williams, getting Flushing...

 2022-08-17 17:05 

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Space suit issue forces early end to Russian space walk...

WASHINGTON : One of two cosmonauts working outside the International Space Station on Wednesday safely returned to the laboratory's airlock after an electrical issue on his space suit forced Moscow's ground control to end the routine space walk ea...

 2022-08-17 17:05 

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Spacesuit issue forces early end to Russian space walk...

WASHINGTON : One of two cosmonauts working outside the International Space Station on Wednesday safely returned to the laboratory's airlock after an electrical issue on his spacesuit forced Moscow's ground control to end the routine spacewalk earl...

 2022-08-17 17:05 

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Spacesuit issue forces early end to Russian space walk...

WASHINGTON: One of two cosmonauts working outside the International Space Station on Wednesday (Aug 17) safely returned to the laboratory's airlock after an electrical issue on his spacesuit forced Moscow's ground control to end the routine spacew...

 2022-08-17 16:33 

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Sevilla sign French defender Nianzou from Bayern...

Bayern Munich defender Tanguy Nianzou has joined Spanish LaLiga side Sevilla on a five-year contract, both clubs said on Wednesday.Financial details of the move were not disclosed but local media reported that Sevilla agreed to pay 16 million euros ($16.2...

 2022-08-17 16:32 

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Putellas up for UEFA Player of the Year award along with Mead and Oberdorf...

Barcelona's Alexia Putellas is in the running for UEFA women's player of the year award despite not playing in the European Championship for Spain due to an injury, while Beth Mead and Lena Oberdorf complete the shortlist announced on Wednesday.Ar...

 2022-08-17 15:38 

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'This is my style': Cucurella refuses to cut his locks after Romero's hair grab...

Marc Cucurella may have found himself on the Stamford Bridge turf after a painful tug of his hair by Tottenham Hotspur's Cristian Romero over the weekend but the Chelsea defender said on Wednesday that he has no plans to get a haircut.Cucurella had hi...

 2022-08-17 15:36 

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Ronaldo cautioned for slapping young fan's phone...

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo received a police caution for smashing a 14-year-old boy's phone to the ground following a defeat at Everton last season.The 37-year-old apologised via social media to the young fan after the incident which ...

 2022-08-17 15:25 

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'They roam about like cats': Spanish cities try to halt wild boar invasions...

BARCELONA, Spain: Large groups of wild boar are now a common sight in some Spanish cities and authorities say they have no option but to capture and put them down as they pose a danger to humans but have become too used to scavenging to live back in the w...

 2022-08-17 15:19 

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China to send troops to Russia for 'Vostok' exercise...

BEIJING: Chinese troops will travel to Russia to take part in joint military exercises led by the host and including India, Belarus, Mongolia, Tajikistan and other countries, China's defence ministry said on Wednesday (Aug 17). China's participati...

 2022-08-17 15:15 

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US retail sales flatline in July as gas prices fall...

WASHINGTON: US retail sales held steady in July as gas prices fell sharply, but the new data released Wednesday (Aug 17) showed consumers are still spending, keeping the pressure on the Federal Reserve to continue its aggressive interest rate hikes. Ameri...

 2022-08-17 15:13 

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Thai baht strength in line with regional peers - central bank...

BANGKOK : Thailand's central bank said on Wednesday recent strength in the baht currency has been in line with regional currencies, driven by dollar weakness and a recovery in the country's tourism sector.Such factors have attracted fund inflows t...

 2022-08-17 14:47 

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ECB steps in as banks dip toes in crypto pool...

LONDON : The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Wednesday it would harmonise how banks offer cryptoassets to ensure they have enough capital and expertise in a sector some European Union lawmakers have described as the Wild West.Several crypto companies ...

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