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 2023-02-04 19:39 

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Tens of thousands of Israelis protest against justice reform plans...

Critics say the plans threaten democratic checks on ministers by the courts. Read more at

 2023-02-04 18:07 

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Goodbye Iowa! Democrats approve Biden's revamped primary calendar...

Iowa and New Hampshire have kicked off the nominating season for decades. Read more at

 2023-02-04 17:15 

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Biden says US is 'going to take care of' Chinese balloon...

He makes his remark in response to a question about whether the US will shoot down the balloon. Read more at

 2023-02-04 16:58 

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500,000 households in Ukraine's Odesa without power...

A substation has been "repeatedly" damaged as a result of Russian strikes, says Ukraine's PM. Read more at

 2023-02-04 16:34 

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Frostbite in 5 minutes: Northeast US, Canada gripped by Arctic blast...

Atop Mount Washington, the wind-chill factor reached minus 78 deg C overnight, smashing the previous record. Read more at

 2023-02-04 16:22 

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Austrian avalanches leave three dead...

A New Zealand teen and a man from China are among the victims as officials issue warnings. Read more at

 2023-02-04 14:26 

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Chinese 'spy' balloon may be guided by advanced AI technology, says expert...

The balloon is moving over central US and may reach the east coast this weekend. Read more at

 2023-02-04 13:16 

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US warns Turkey on exports seen to boost Russia's war effort...

Ankara has balanced its good ties with both Moscow and Kyiv throughout the war in Ukraine. Read more at

 2023-02-04 11:08 

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US weighs sanctions for Chinese firms over Iran surveillance buildup...

The Americans have zeroed in on Tianjin-based electrical equipment maker Tiandy Technologies. Read more at

 2023-02-04 09:59 

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Endangered monarch butterflies face perilous storm...

Habitat loss, pesticides and climate change have nearly decimated these colourfully winged insects. Read more at

 2023-02-04 08:45 

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Tesla raises Model Y prices by $1,300 after US relaxes tax credit terms...

The Model Y Long Range and Performance are still cheaper than they were before Tesla cut prices in January. Read more at

 2023-02-04 08:10 

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63 Russian prisoners of war released by Ukraine after complex negotiations...

The UN had found both sides of the conflict liable for torture and maltreatment of POWs. Read more at

 2023-02-04 06:44 

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Thousands mistake ordinary US research aircraft for Chinese 'spy' balloon...

FlightRadar24 has updated its label for the US object, adding it's...

 2023-02-04 06:25 

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Train derailment causes massive fire in Ohio, residents within 1.6km radius evacuated: Report...

It is not immediately clear if there are any casualties. Read more at

 2023-02-04 06:18 

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Woman in US pronounced dead found gasping for air in body bag at funeral home...

A care facility faces a US$10,000 (S$13,235) fine for mistakenly pronouncing the woman dead. Read more at

 2023-02-04 05:37 

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US climate subsidies unsettle Europe's green industry plans...

The massive US subsidies have sent European policymakers scrambling to find a response. Read more at

 2023-02-04 04:44 

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Giant panda Le Le dies in sleep at Memphis Zoo...

The male, born in 1998, was due to return to China with his female companion, Ya Ya,...

 2023-02-04 04:21 

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Arctic blast grips US North-east, bringing frostbite-threatening temperatures...

Wind-chill warnings were posted for most of New York state and all the New England region. Read more at

 2023-02-04 03:41 

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Hackers who breached ION say ransom paid; company declines comment...

Lockbit said the money had come from a "very rich unknown philanthropist." Read more at

 2023-02-04 01:53 

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Eyedrops linked to one death and vision loss among some are recalled in the US...

US health authorities linked the product to a drug-resistant bacteria strain. Read more at

 2023-02-04 01:24 

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India, US discuss Narendra Modi White House visit...

US President Joe Biden is eager to deepen ties with the world's largest democracy. Read more at

 2023-02-04 01:21 

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Pair of gang members arrested in California massacre of six, including baby...

Two suspects were taken into custody after being under around the clock surveillance since Jan 23. Read more at

 2023-02-04 00:38 

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Chinese "spy balloon" a spanner in US-China ties - but lines of communication remain open...

A huge Chinese balloon drifting in the stratosphere some 60,000 feet above central United States has put a spanner in what many hoped was budding dtente between China and the United States, with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken cancelling a much-antic...

 2023-02-04 00:36 

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Ukraine's Zelensky insists 'no one will give away Bakhmut'...

Ukraine's hold on the eastern flashpoint town of Bakhmut has grown increasingly precarious. Read more at

 2023-02-04 00:10 

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Iraqis outraged after father kills YouTube star daughter...

The woman had gained a following on YouTube, where she posted videos in which her fiance often appeared. Read more at

 2023-02-03 23:23 

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Chinese spy balloon changes course as Blinken calls the incident an 'irresponsible act'...

Blinken has postponed his visit to China over the incident. Read more at

 2023-02-03 23:19 

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US House plans vote to end foreign air traveller Covid-19 vaccine mandate...

WASHINGTON - The US House of Representatives plans to vote next week on a bill that would end a requirement that most foreign air travellers be vaccinated against Covid-19, Majority Leader Steve Scalise said on Friday. Read more at

 2023-02-03 23:06 

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US jury finds Tesla, Musk not liable in case over take-private tweet...

Investors claim he violated federal securities law in a tweet about potentially taking Tesla private. Read more at

 2023-02-03 23:01 

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Feb 4...

US-China spy balloon row: A brief history of spying with balloonsA Chinese balloon seen hovering over the US state of Montana this week has been described as an "intelligence-gathering" airship by the Pentagon and a stray civilian research airship...

 2023-02-03 22:52 

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Five people dead in Chile forest fires caused by heatwave...

Chile has declared a state of disaster as fears of a repeat of a disaster in 2017 grow. Read more at

 2023-02-03 22:49 

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High-altitude spy balloons: Old concept, new applications...

Using high-altitude balloons for spying and other military missions dates to the last century. Read more at

 2023-02-03 22:34 

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Images of emaciated Iranian prisoner on hunger strike prompt outrage...

TEHERAN - Social media images purported to be of an emaciated jailed Iranian dissident on hunger strike have caused outrage online as supporters warned on Friday he risks death for protesting the compulsory wearing of the hijab. Read more at straitstimes....

 2023-02-03 22:29 

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Bodies of 3 missing US rappers found in abandoned Detroit basement...

The bodies were discovered by police during an unrelated investigation. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:13 

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A brief history of spying with balloons...

A Chinese balloon seen hovering over the US state of Montana this week has been described as an "intelligence-gathering" airship by the Pentagon and a stray civilian research airship by China. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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Singapore's conservation index gains international renown...

Dozens of cities around the world are applying the Singapore Index for biodiversity. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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Gun control advocacy consistently outspent by pro-firearms lobby...

The massive war chest of the US gun lobby and the firearms industry is a key obstacle to passing laws that could reduce massacres. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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In America, crime comes in waves and is a problem for Democrats...

It has a policing problem too. And both are political problems. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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As energy costs bite, museums rethink a conservation credo...

As energy prices soar, Europe's museums are reviewing strict climate controls for artworks. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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In Washington DC, the kids are not all right...

There were 381 juveniles arrested for violent crimes in Washington DC in 2022, up from 337 in 2021 and 298 the year before. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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A brush with juvenile crime and tragedy in the nation's capital...

ST's US correspondent's first person account on getting robbed by a teen who got into a fight that led to the death of a homeless man. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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America's rising crime and growing concerns over public safety problem...

Exacerbated by a policing problem, this is turning into a political hot potato for President Joe Biden and his Democratic Party. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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Singaporean tech graduates in limbo amid shrinking job market...

Unexpected layoffs, hiring freeze by global tech firms force them to look for Plan B. Read more at

 2023-02-03 21:00 

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Shareholder, board dispute resolutions should be in the boardroom, not the courtroom...

SINGAPORE Over the past few years, there have been several disputes between minority shareholders of mainly smaller companies and the boards of directors of those companies. Read more at

 2023-02-03 20:23 

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Former rock star Gary Glitter freed from jail after serving half his sentence for sex abuse...

LONDON Former glam rock singer Gary Glitter has been released from prison after serving half of a 16-year sentence for sexually abusing three young girls decades ago, Britain's Ministry of Justice said on Friday. Read more at

 2023-02-03 17:15 

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Ukraine wins EU pledges of support, no promise of fast-track accession...

Friday's EU-Ukraine summit was the first on Ukrainian soil since the Russian invasion on Feb 24, 2022. Read more at

 2023-02-03 17:01 

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Bird flu detected in mammals but risk to humans low: Experts...

PARIS - Experts have warned that the recent detection of bird flu in mammals including foxes, otters, minks, seals and even grizzly bears is concerning but emphasised that the virus would have to significantly mutate to spread between humans. Read more at...

 2023-02-03 14:52 

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Record-breaking cold sweeping into New York, New England...

Temperatures at Central Park are seen dropping to -13 deg C. Read more at

 2023-02-03 14:27 

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'Spy balloon' is weather 'airship' that strayed into US airspace, China says...

Beijing says it regrets the incident, but it was not immediately clear where the explanation would satisfy the US. Read more at

 2023-02-03 14:06 

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US employers added 517,000 jobs in January...

NEW YORK The US labour market affirmed its strength in January, producing another hefty round of hiring even as interest rates continue to rise. Read more at

 2023-02-03 14:01 

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How ChatGPT became a world sensation and kicked off an AI arms race...

Two months after its debut, ChatGPT has more than 30 million users and gets roughly 5 million visits a day. Read more at

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