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 2021-01-20 11:45 

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France's ski lifts very likely to stay closed for rest of season: government source...

France's ski lifts will very likely stay closed until the end of the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a government source told Reuters on ......

 2021-01-20 11:35 

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England coach Jones isolating after Proudfoot positive for COVID-19...

England head coach Eddie Jones is self-isolating after assistant Matt Proudfoot tested positive for COVID-19, England Rugby said in a statement ......

 2021-01-20 11:33 

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China dismisses Pompeo's Uighur genocide claim as 'outrageous lies'...

China on Wednesday dismissed Washington's allegation that Beijing was committing genocide against Uighurs and other minorities as...

 2021-01-20 11:20 

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Ducati sign up with MotoGP until end of 2026...

Italian manufacturer Ducati announced on Wednesday its continuation in MotoGP until at least the end of the 2026 season....

 2021-01-20 11:20 

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Mercedes unveils electric compact SUV in bid to outdo Tesla...

Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz on Wednesday unveiled the EQA, a new electric compact SUV as part of plans to take on rival Tesla Inc and offer more ......

 2021-01-20 11:15 

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UnitedHealth profit slumps as COVID-19 costs mount...

Health insurer UnitedHealth Group Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly profit fell 37.5per cent, weighed by costs related to its programs to make ......

 2021-01-20 11:00 

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New boss appointed at Stellantis' UK brand Vauxhall...

A former Nissan executive, Paul Willcox, will become the new boss of carmaker Stellantis' British brand Vauxhall, the company said on Wednesday as ......

 2021-01-20 10:34 

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Biden plans immediate orders on immigration, COVID-19, environment...

US President-elect Joe Biden plans to kick off his new administration Wednesday with orders to restore the United States to the Paris climate ......

 2021-01-20 10:21 

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Marketing, sports data apps join fight against pandemic...

Devices designed for improving customer marketing and sports performance are now being used in the fight against COVID-19 as companies deploy ......

 2021-01-20 09:50 

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Leading human rights group calls Israel an 'apartheid' state...

JERUSALEM: A leading Israeli human rights group has begun describing both Israel and its control of the Palestinian territories as a single ......

 2021-01-20 09:37 

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Precautionary tuberculosis screening for some Singapore Pools Bedok Betting Centre patrons after 18 cases detected: MOH...

SINGAPORE: Precautionary tuberculosis screening will be conducted for certain patrons of Singapore Pools Bedok Betting Centre after 18 cases were ......

 2021-01-20 09:34 

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Man jailed 9 months for molesting pregnant woman after following her home...

SINGAPORE: A man was given nine months' jail on Wednesday (Jan 20) for molesting a pregnant woman after following her to a lift lobby, cornering ......

 2021-01-20 09:30 

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Thai royalists launch political party to protect monarchy...

BANGKOK: An ultra royalist group in Thailand launched a new political party on Wednesday (Jan 20) to defend King Maha Vajiralongkorn, amid ......

 2021-01-20 09:30 

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EU hails Biden's 'new dawn' but wants tough tech rules...

The European Union hailed Joe Biden's inauguration later on Wednesday as U.S. president as a...

 2021-01-20 09:25 

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ASML fourth-quarter results beat, sees outlook upside in 2021 depending on 'geopolitics'...

ASML Holding NV, an essential supplier of equipment to computer chip makers, on Wednesday posted better-than-expected earnings for the fourth ......

 2021-01-20 09:07 

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Man jailed for breaking through safe-distancing barricades at Jurong Point, punching security guard...

SINGAPORE: When told by a security guard to enter Jurong Point via another entrance due to COVID-19 measures, a man broke through safe-distancing ......

 2021-01-20 09:05 

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Roma's Fonseca unaware of substitutions mix-up in Coppa Italia exit...

AS Roma coach Paulo Fonseca said he was unaware of a substitutions mix-up in Tuesday's Coppa Italia defeat by Spezia after making six changes when ......

 2021-01-20 08:31 

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Thai government to file royal defamation complaint against opposition figure Thanathorn...

Thailand's ministry of digital economy and society will file a criminal complaint of defaming the country's monarchy against banned opposition ......

 2021-01-20 08:30 

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Google investigates ethical AI team member over handling of sensitive data...

Alphabet Inc's Google is investigating a member of its ethical AI team and has locked the corporate account linked to that person after finding ......

 2021-01-20 08:30 

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Exclusive: Alibaba-backed logistics firm Best weighs sale in strategic review - sources...

New York-listed Best Inc, a Chinese logistics firm backed by e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, is considering a sale as part of a ......

 2021-01-20 08:24 

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South Korea in talks to secure 40 million doses of Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine...

South Korea may secure additional coronavirus vaccines for 20 million people from U.S. drugmaker Novavax Inc, President Moon Jae-in said, ......

 2021-01-20 08:21 

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Iran's Rouhani hails departure of 'tyrant' Trump...

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday hailed the departure of...

 2021-01-20 08:20 

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India celebrates Rahane's 'fearless' men after incredible win in Australia...

India celebrated its cricket heroes on Wednesday with photos of Ajinkya Rahane's...

 2021-01-20 08:07 

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COE prices close higher in latest bidding exercise...

SINGAPORE: Certificate of Entitlement (COE) premiums closed higher across the board in the latest bidding exercise on Wednesday (Jan 20). For ......

 2021-01-20 07:58 

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4 arrested, more than 2kg of heroin and cannabis seized in raid on Telok Blangah home...

SINGAPORE: Four Singaporean men were arrested on Tuesday (Jan 18) after a raid on a residential unit in the Telok Blangah Drive area turned up ......

 2021-01-20 07:46 

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Foreigners without face masks punished with push-ups in Bali...

DENPASAR, Indonesia: Foreigners caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are being subject to an unusual punishment:...

 2021-01-20 07:43 

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India starts COVID-19 vaccine exports with shipments to Bhutan...

India started exporting coronavirus vaccines on Wednesday with the first shipment to the neighbouring Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, the foreign ......

 2021-01-20 07:41 

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4 community cases among 40 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore...

SINGAPORE: Four community cases were among the 40 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Wednesday (Jan 20), the Ministry of ......

 2021-01-20 07:41 

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4 community cases among 40 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore, new cluster formed...

SINGAPORE: Four community cases were among the 40 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Wednesday (Jan 20), said the ......

 2021-01-20 07:40 

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Locked down players should get preferential treatment: Vallverdu...

Tennis coach Daniel Vallverdu says players who have been locked down in their hotel rooms for 14 days ahead of the Australian Open should get ......

 2021-01-20 07:36 

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MediaTek taps TSMC 6-nanometer tech for new flagship 5G phone chips...

MediaTek Inc on Wednesday said it would use Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co's 6-nanometer chipmaking technology for its newest chips aimed ......

 2021-01-20 07:36 

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Partial lockdown in Beijing over COVID-19 outbreak...

BEIJING: A partial lockdown was imposed on the Chinese capital on Wednesday (Jan 20), with 1.6 million residents banned from leaving Beijing, ......

 2021-01-20 07:36 

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Egos bruised, beaten Australia ponder next step...

MELBOURNE: While Australia emerged with few injuries from the epic test series against India, the players' egos suffered heavily in defeat and ......

 2021-01-20 07:35 

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Learn lessons from COVID-19, invest in technology to prepare for 'Disease X': DPM Heng...

SINGAPORE: Science and technology have played a critical role in combatting COVID-19 and will give countries an edge in tackling the next ......

 2021-01-20 07:29 

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Rescue shaft offers hope for trapped Chinese miners...

Rescuers are widening a communication shaft in the hope of extracting a group of Chinese gold miners who have been trapped deep underground for 10 ......

 2021-01-20 07:20 

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South Korea's LG Electronics says all options open for troubled mobile phone business...

South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Wednesday it needed to decide what to do with its loss-making mobile business and was considering all ......

 2021-01-20 07:15 

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Trump's parting gifts to Biden: Roaring stocks, a weaker dollar, tons of debt...

When he assumes office on Wednesday, President-elect Joe Biden will inherit a stock market near all-time highs, along with a gaping budget ......

 2021-01-20 07:07 

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Hong Kong says top UK lawyer has quit team prosecuting dissidents...

HONG KONG: A top British barrister has pulled out of leading a team prosecuting a group of prominent Hong Kong dissidents, the city's authorities ......

 2021-01-20 06:55 

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Hong Kong bank staff arrested in US$810 million laundering probe...

Seven former and current bank employees have been arrested in Hong Kong as part of a major operation against a US$810 million international ......

 2021-01-20 06:50 

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McIlroy hoping for 'close to normal' Ryder Cup...

Rory McIlroy said he is hopeful that a near-capacity crowd will be able to attend the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin in September....

 2021-01-20 06:47 

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15.7 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines administered in United States...

ATLANTA: The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has administered 15,707,588 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the country as of ......

 2021-01-20 06:42 

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German man who helped promote overseas child sex tours gets porn sentence appeal rejected...

SINGAPORE: A German businessman who was given 12 weeks' jail for possessing child pornography has failed in his attempt to have his jail term ......

 2021-01-20 06:15 

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Analysis: Pricey US stock valuations put burden on earnings to keep rally going...

U.S. corporate results and profit outlooks are becoming increasingly important in sustaining investor optimism in a stock market rally that has ......

 2021-01-20 06:15 

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Analysis: Stimulus plans fuel Biden trade, but Wall Street wonders if it can continue...

NEW YORK: As Joe Biden takes over the presidency, investors are trying to determine how much fuel is left in trades betting on his policies, ......

 2021-01-20 06:08 

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Indian village cheers for Kamala Harris before swearing-in as US vice president...

THULASENDRAPURAM, India: A tiny, lush-green Indian village surrounded by rice paddy fields was beaming with joy on Wednesday (Jan 20) hours before ......

 2021-01-20 05:50 

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Japan's COVID-19 vaccine programme chief denies reports of May roll-out...

Japan's top government spokesman said on Wednesday that the timeline for vaccinating the broader population against the coronavirus would be ......

 2021-01-20 05:41 

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Man jailed for breaking into HDB flat, scouting units floor by floor to steal lingerie...

SINGAPORE: An accountant with a fetish for ladies' underwear roved a housing block floor by floor to steal underwear and on one occasion cleaned ......

 2021-01-20 05:33 

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As he leaves office, Trump pardons former top strategist Bannon, rapper Lil Wayne...

United States President Donald Trump has granted clemency to former White House aide Steve Bannon as part of a wave of pardons and commutations he ......

 2021-01-20 05:03 

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Police investigating fight at Chong Pang food centre, 61-year-old man taken to hospital...

SINGAPORE: Police said on Wednesday (Jan 20) that they are investigating a fight between two men, aged 55 and 61, that took place at Chong Pang ......

 2021-01-20 04:50 

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Malwarebytes says some of its emails were breached by SolarWinds hackers...

Cybersecurity company Malwarebytes said on Tuesday that some of its emails were breached by the same hackers who used the software company ......

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