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 2021-01-22 15:41 

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UK estimates COVID-19 infections falling, but warns cases still high...

LONDON: The number of new COVID-19 infections in Britain is estimated to be shrinking by as much as 4 per cent a day, the government said on ......

 2021-01-22 15:41 

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British PM Johnson says new COVID-19 variant may carry higher risk of death...

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday (Jan 22) the new English variant of COVID-19 may be associated with a higher level of ......

 2021-01-22 15:36 

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Trump impeachment to be sent to Senate on Monday: Top Democrat...

Schumer: House to send Trump impeachment article Monday...

 2021-01-22 15:05 

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Man arrested for punching COVID-19 enforcement officer who advised him to wear a mask...

SINGAPORE: A 38-year-old man has been arrested for voluntarily causing hurt to a public servant after he was advised to wear a mask, said the ......

 2021-01-22 14:56 

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Cricket: Mathews' ton lifts Sri Lanka to 229-4 at start of England Test...

Angelo Mathews' stubborn century took Sri Lanka to 229-4 on the first day of the second Test against England on Friday after early strikes by ......

 2021-01-22 14:48 

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NFL inviting 7,500 healthcare 'heroes' to Super Bowl...

The NFL is inviting roughly 7,500 health care workers vaccinated against Covid-19 to attend next month's Super Bowl in Florida, the league ......

 2021-01-22 14:38 

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Football: 'Reluctant' Villa boss Smith to serve touchline ban...

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith will serve a touchline ban against Newcastle after...

 2021-01-22 14:25 

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UK police break up COVID-19 lockdown-flouting wedding with 400 guests...

UK police break up lockdown-flouting wedding with 400 guests...

 2021-01-22 13:25 

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Rules on visiting and tossing yusheng: 7 things to note this Chinese New Year amid COVID-19...

SINGAPORE: Eight visitors a day in a household and no shouting while tossing yusheng - this Chinese New Year will be a much quieter affair given ......

 2021-01-22 13:16 

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Dog spent days outside Turkish hospital waiting for owner...

ISTANBUL: A devoted dog has spent days waiting outside a hospital in northern Turkey where her sick owner was receiving treatment. The pet, ......

 2021-01-22 13:05 

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Alcoyano handed Bilbao draw after stunning Real...

MADRID: Giant killers Alcoyano will face Athletic Bilbao in the last-16 of the Copa del Rey after knocking out Real Madrid on Wednesday. The ......

 2021-01-22 12:55 

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Button returns to Williams F1 in an advisory role...

The Williams Formula One team have signed 2009 world champion Jenson Button as an advisor, 21 years after handing him his grand prix debut....

 2021-01-22 12:55 

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Button returns to Williams F1 in an advisory role...

The Williams Formula One team have signed 2009 world champion Jenson Button as an advisor, 21 years after handing him his grand prix debut....

 2021-01-22 12:50 

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Elon Musk to offer US$100 million prize for 'best' carbon capture tech...

Tesla Inc chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk on Thursday took to Twitter to promise a US$100 million prize for development of the...

 2021-01-22 12:47 

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COVID-19 still has upper hand, Belgium says as it mulls banning foreign tourism...

Belgium cannot yet lift coronavirus-related restrictions despite a stabilising of COVID-19 infections and falling daily deaths, the health ......

 2021-01-22 12:47 

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COVID-19 still has upper hand, Belgium says as it bans non-essential trips out of the country...

Belgium cannot yet lift coronavirus-related restrictions despite a stabilising of COVID-19 infections and falling daily deaths, the health ......

 2021-01-22 12:43 

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Canada deporting thousands even as COVID-19 pandemic rages...

Canada deported thousands of people even as COVID-19 raged last year, data seen by Reuters shows, and lawyers say deportations are ramping up, ......

 2021-01-22 12:35 

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Banks see 'overwhelming' demand for reservation of new notes; use of e-hongbao encouraged...

SINGAPORE: Local banks have received "overwhelming4; demand for time slots to exchange new notes ahead of Chinese New Year in February. Their ......

 2021-01-22 12:35 

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EV charging network EVgo to go public via US$2.6 billion SPAC deal...

REUTERS: EVgo Services LLC said on Friday it has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check firm Climate Change Crisis Real Impact ......

 2021-01-22 12:29 

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Some Malaysia cargo drivers run into delays at Singapore checkpoints on 1st day of mandatory COVID-19 tests...

SINGAPORE: Cargo drivers from Malaysia delivering essential goods to Singapore on Friday (Jan 22) said they experienced delays at the land ......

 2021-01-22 12:25 

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Privacy complaint targets European Parliament's virus test site...

BRUSSELS: A privacy activist filed a complaint with an EU watchdog on Friday over the European Parliament's COVID-19 testing app for its ......

 2021-01-22 12:25 

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Biden names US SEC Commissioner Herren Lee acting head of regulator...

U.S. President Joe Biden has named U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner Allison Herren Lee, a Democrat, as acting chief of the ......

 2021-01-22 12:22 

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Football: Aussie goalkeeper Ryan moves on loan to 'first love' Arsenal...

Australian international goalkeeper Mat Ryan has moved on loan to Arsenal for the rest of the season from Premier League rivals Brighton after ......

 2021-01-22 12:20 

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Exclusive: Walmart expands vaccinations in boost to US COVID-19 program...

Walmart Inc is preparing to offer COVID-19 vaccinations in seven more states, as well as in Chicago and Puerto Rico, this week and next, a company ......

 2021-01-22 12:20 

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Walmart expands vaccinations in boost to US COVID-19 program...

Walmart Inc is preparing to offer COVID-19 vaccinations in seven more states, as well as in Chicago and Puerto Rico, this week and next, a ......

 2021-01-22 12:15 

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McGregor weighs in as UFC seeks lightweight clarity...

ABU DHABI: Conor McGregor weighed in alongside three of the other top lightweight contenders on Friday ahead of UFC 257 but the name on ......

 2021-01-22 12:05 

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Football: Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane tests positive for COVID-19...

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tested positive for coronavirus, the Spanish La Liga club said on Friday....

 2021-01-22 11:52 

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Families of Indonesian Sriwijaya Air jet crash victims hold memorial at sea...

Relatives of 62 people killed when an Indonesian passenger jet slammed into the sea scattered flowers at the crash site Friday, as investigators ......

 2021-01-22 11:51 

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Hong Kong to impose first COVID-19 lockdown on virus-hit district: Reports...

Thousands of Hong Kongers will be ordered to stay in their homes for the city's first coronavirus lockdown, local media reported Friday, as ......

 2021-01-22 11:45 

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Villa's Smith 'reluctantly' accepts FA charge for insulting officials...

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith said on Friday that he...

 2021-01-22 11:42 

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Malaysia reports 3,631 new COVID-19 cases with 18 new deaths, highest daily fatalities...

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian health authorities reported 3,631 new coronavirus cases on Friday (Jan 22) with 18 new fatalities, the highest daily death ......

 2021-01-22 11:35 

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Global chip shortage hits China's bitcoin mining sector...

A global chip shortage is choking the production of machines used to...

 2021-01-22 11:35 

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World Athletics chief Coe confident Olympics will go ahead...

World Athletics President Sebastian Coe said there is...

 2021-01-22 11:25 

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Stellantis' Tavares launches charm offensive with Italian unions...

Stellantis Chief Executive Carlos Tavares is touring the group's Italian plants, getting relations with local unions off to a good start as the ......

 2021-01-22 11:18 

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Badminton: Spain's Marin breezes into semi-finals of Thailand Open...

Spanish fifth seed and former world number one Carolina Marin sailed through to the semi-finals of badminton's Thailand Open Friday, beating ......

 2021-01-22 11:05 

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Yellen vote in US Senate committee to test support for Biden economic plan...

The Senate Finance Committee will vote on Friday on Janet Yellen's nomination for Treasury secretary, an early litmus test of bipartisan support ......

 2021-01-22 11:05 

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Yellen wins unanimous Senate panel vote for Treasury despite Republican tax, debt concerns...

The Senate Finance Committee will vote on Friday on Janet Yellen's nomination for Treasury secretary, an early litmus test of bipartisan support ......

 2021-01-22 11:05 

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Work-from-home should remain default arrangement to minimise COVID-19 risk: Tripartite partners...

SINGAPORE: Employees should continue to work from home as the default arrangement to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission at the workplace, ......

 2021-01-22 10:50 

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Sweden's Trustly plans US$11 billion IPO as digital payments boom - sources...

FRANKFURT/LONDON: Swedish payments firm Trustly plans to take advantage of a surge in digital transactions in the COVID-19 pandemic with a ......

 2021-01-22 10:50 

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Huawei founder praises US tech in first word from company since Biden inauguration...

The United States remains a...

 2021-01-22 10:50 

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Huawei founder praises US tech in first word from company since Biden inauguration...

The United States remains a...

 2021-01-22 10:30 

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British Athletics cancels indoor championships due to COVID-19...

British Athletics has cancelled its indoor championships set to begin in Glasgow next month due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the governing body said ......

 2021-01-22 10:25 

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COVID-19: Seniors in Ang Mo Kio, Tanjong Pagar to get vaccinated from Jan 27; national roll-out for elderly begins mid-February...

SINGAPORE: From Jan 27, the Government will begin to vaccinate seniors in the community against COVID-19, starting with pilots in Ang Mo Kio and ......

 2021-01-22 10:25 

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Stallholders, shop owners and food delivery workers in Chinatown to get COVID-19 test before Chinese New Year...

SINGAPORE: COVID-19 surveillance testing will be extended to cover stallholders, shop owners, those working in the food and beverage industry and ......

 2021-01-22 10:25 

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Cap of 8 visitors per day in each household from Jan 26 as Singapore tightens COVID-19 measures...

Face masks must be worn while tossing yusheng and there should be no verbalisation of the usual auspicious phrases, said authorities as they ......

 2021-01-22 10:25 

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Amazon to raise fees on Spanish vendors due to new digital tax: Report...

MADRID: US tech giant Amazon will raise fees for Spanish companies using its platform to sell their wares in response a digital tax imposed by the ......

 2021-01-22 10:21 

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Work begins on Johor Bahru-Singapore RTS Link station...

SINGAPORE: The Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link moved a step closer to reality as work on the Singapore station of the rail ......

 2021-01-22 10:20 

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Alphabet shutting Loon, which used balloon alternative to cell towers...

Alphabet Inc is shutting down Loon after concluding the business, which offers balloons as an alternative to cell towers, is not commercially ......

 2021-01-22 10:20 

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Volkswagen reports 2020 operating profit of 10 billion euros...

Volkswagen on Friday said its 2020 operating profit adjusted for diesel issues came in at around 10 billion euros (US$12.17 billion)....

 2021-01-22 10:20 

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Turning corona corner, Volkswagen's profit falls less than feared...

Volkswagen on Friday said its 2020 operating profit adjusted for diesel issues came in at around 10 billion euros (US$12.17 billion)....

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