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Saturday, Sep 1

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Apple self-driving car rear-ended during road testing

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SAN FRANCISCO • An Apple self-driving car was rear-ended while merging onto an expressway near the company's Silicon Valley headquarters last month, the firm said in an accident report that confirmed the iPhone maker is still in the race…

Friday, Aug 31

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New Zealand village considers banning cats to save endangered wildlife

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WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - First, New Zealand declared war on dirty-clawed predators - stoats, rats and weasels - and there was little to be missed. But as the fight comes to the kitties, some owners are paws-sitively outraged. New…

Thursday, Aug 30

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FDA warns of rare genital infection linked to diabetes drugs

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SILVER SPRING (Maryland) • The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Wednesday a serious genital infection has been reported in patients taking a certain class of diabetes drugs, with one death and 11 others hospitalised. The…

Thursday, Aug 23

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Police officer in Argentina promoted after breastfeeding crying baby in children's hospital

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An Argentinian policewoman who breastfed a crying child in a hospital while on duty has been promoted. In a tweet last Friday (Aug 17), Mr Cristian Ritondo, minister of security for the country's capital of Buenos Aires, announced Ms…

Tuesday, Aug 21

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10 must-reads for today

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August 22, 2018 5:00 AM Singapore wushu exponent Jowen Lim, forced to lower the difficulty of his routine owing to an ankle injury, missed out on an Asian Games bronze medal by 0.01 point in the men's daoshu-gunshu all-round event

Saturday, Aug 18

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Chinese plane pulled from mud at Manila airport, a day after skidding off runway

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MANILA (AFP) - A Chinese plane that slid off the runway at Manila airport was removed from the muddy spot where it had been stuck for more than a day, officials said, allowing normal operations to resume on Saturday (Aug 18). Around 165…

Saturday, Aug 11

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Monsanto ordered to pay US$289 million in cancer trial

SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) - A California jury on Friday (Aug 10) found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer and ordered the company to pay .…

Saturday, Aug 4

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The shocking reason that a Wisconsin man's legs and hands were amputated: A dog's saliva

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Greg Manteufel suffered from a rare blood infection after harmful bacteria from a dog's saliva seeped into his bloodstream, causing his hands and legs to be amputated. PHOTO: THE WASHINGTON POST. Published. 8 min ago. More. Share Tweet…

Thursday, Aug 2

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Don't wash or reuse condoms, US agency advises Americans

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There are many things that can and should be recycled, but condoms are definitely not one of them. In the United States, the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted on its Twitter account an advisory urging people not to…

Monday, Jul 23

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Chinese authorities to carry out surprise checks on vaccine makers, as Premier Li Keqiang calls for severe punishment

SHANGHAI (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK, REUTERS) - China's State Drug Administration has launched an investigation of Changchun Changsheng Bio-tech, which was found to have fabricated production records for freeze-dried rabies vaccines ...

Thursday, Jul 19

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Man, who has tattooed nearly entire body, undergoes operation to remove genitals, nipples

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He has tattooed nearly his entire body, but 32-year-old Adam Curlykale was still not happy with the way his body looked. So Mr Curlykale, who was originally from Kaliningrad, Russia, recently travelled to Mexico to remove his nipples,…

Wednesday, Jun 20

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EU tariffs target US goods from motorbikes to jeans

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BRUSSELS • The European Union (EU) will begin charging import duties of 25 per cent on a range of US products tomorrow, in response to US tariffs imposed on EU steel and aluminium early this month, the European Commission said yesterday.…

Wednesday, Jun 6

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Mahathir says to review Malaysia-Singapore stock market trading link, confirms central bank chief has quit

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday (June 6) said his new government would study a project announced by the previous administration to form a new trading link between the stock markets of Singapore…

Thursday, May 31

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US preacher wants followers to buy him S$72m private jet, because 'Jesus wouldn't be riding a donkey'

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - If Jesus were to descend from heaven and physically set foot on 21st century earth, prosperity gospel televangelist Jesse Duplantis told his followers, the Redeemer would probably pass on riding on the back…

Wednesday, May 30

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Malaysian PM Mahathir says search for MH370 may be resumed if new evidence found

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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS, XINHUA, NYTIMES) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday (May 30) that the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 which ended this week with no trace found may be resumed if new ...

Monday, May 28

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Budding Moon-Kim bromance poses risk to Trump pressure campaign

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (left) and South Korea's President Moon Jae hugging during a signing ceremony near the end of their historic summit at Panmunjom, on April 27, 2018. PHOTO: AFP. Published. 34 min ago. More. Share Tweet…

Saturday, May 26

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Moon Jae In, Kim Jong Un hold surprise meeting, discuss Trump-Kim summit

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SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korean President Moon Jae In met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday (May 26) to discuss Kim's possible upcoming summit with US President Donald Trump, the South said, the second inter-Korean summit in as…

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A wolf-like creature killed stalking livestock in Montana. US authorities have no idea what it is

The Straits Times

WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - In Montana, it's legal to shoot wolves that get perilously close to people or livestock, and that's exactly what a rancher in Denton thought he did, putting a bullet into something with four legs and canine…

Friday, May 25

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Samsung told to pay Apple $722m for copying iPhone

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SAN FRANCISCO • After nearly five days of deliberations, a US jury has said Samsung Electronics should pay US$539 million (S$722 million) to Apple for copying patented smartphone features, according to court documents, bringing a yearslong…

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Misleading to say 1MDB had to be 'bailed out', says former prime minister Najib Razak

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PETALING JAYA (STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - It is misleading for Malaysia's Finance Minister to claim that 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) had to be bailed out, former premier Najib Tun Razak said in a Facebook post late on Friday (May 25…

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NBA: Houston Rockets take Game 5, inch closer to dethroning Golden State Warriors

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May 25, 2018 2:33 PM LOS ANGELES (REUTERS) - Eric Gordon sank two free throws with 2.4 seconds left, and the Houston Rockets eked out a 98-94 victory over the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the National Basketball Association …

Saturday, May 19

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Plane in Cuba crash was poorly maintained, alleges former pilot

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MEXICO CITY (AFP) - A Mexican pilot who once flew the leased passenger plane that crashed in Cuba, killing 107 people on board, said Saturday (May 19) he had previously complained about alleged sub-standard practices by the aircraft's…

Friday, May 18

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Anti-graft agency wants statement from Najib: Report

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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's anti-graft agency has summoned former prime minister Najib Razak to give a statement about an investigation involving a former unit of state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), two sources at the agency told…

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US woman called 'smelly fatty' by man on United Airlines flight thanks hero who stepped in

An American woman was left in tears after a fellow passenger on her United Airlines flight called her "smelly fatty". But her painful experience was soon sweetened by the kindness of a stranger. Ms Savannah Phillips wrote in a Facebook…

Monday, May 14

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New Malaysian finance minister Lim Guan Eng seen as safe pick as budget risks rise

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KUALA LUMPUR (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia's new finance minister is seen as a safe pair of hands as he takes on the immense task of bringing down debt while scrapping a consumption tax that was key to Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's unexpected…

Sunday, May 13

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Baby falls to her death in India after slipping from mother's arms during selfie-taking on escalator

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A 10-month-old baby was caught on video falling to her death at a shopping mall in India on Thursday (May 10), after she slipped out of her mother's arms while on an escalator. The incident occurred while the parents were preoccupied with…

Saturday, May 12

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Who's who in Mahathir's new Cabinet and Council of Elders

Malaysia's new prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Saturday (May 12) unveiled three senior ministers for his Cabinet and an inaugural Council of the Elders. The five eminent Malaysians on the Council of the Elders will provide vital …

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Malaysia's jailed political leader Anwar Ibrahim to be released on May 15

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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's famed jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim, once the country's opposition leader and deputy prime minister, is slated to be released from prison next Tuesday (May 15). Two top officials from his Parti Keadilan Rakyat …

Tuesday, May 8

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Kim Jong Un said to be visiting China's Dalian city: Reports

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SEOUL - Japanese and South Korean media went into overdrive on Tuesday (May 8) amid reports of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visiting the Chinese city of Dalian to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. Japan's Kyodo news agency…

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Jokowi should work with PM Lee to ensure Trump-Kim meeting success: Jakarta Post

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In its editorial, the paper reminds President Joko Widodo that he has a bigger role to play in regional affairs. JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The result of Wednesday's trilateral summit between the host, Japanese Prime…