• Nicole Scherzinger blasts Calvin Harris cheating rumours

    The former Pussycat Dolls singer was spotted with the Scottish DJ in London back in July (16).

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  • Philippine officials seek clarity after Duterte suggests end of U.S. exercises

    By Mai Nguyen and Manuel Mogato HANOI/MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine officials said on Thursday they were awaiting clarification from President Rodrigo Duterte about military exercises with U.S. forces after he promised to honour their defence treaty, but declared joint war games would cease. The maverick former Philippine mayor famous for his unpredictability and terse rhetoric, on Wednesday told Filipinos in Vietnam that joint marine drills with next week would be "the last", a comment he slowly repeated. Visiting Vietnam's leadership on Thursday, Duterte did not speak to media but his foreign secretary, Perfecto Yasay, said longstanding treaties with the United States would be honoured.

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  • China warns Japan not to 'play with fire' in S. China Sea

    China on Thursday warned Japan against "playing with fire" in the contested waters of the South China Sea, after Tokyo announced it may patrol alongside the US in the region. China also sent fighter planes for the first time over a strait near Japan on Monday as part of a group of more than 40 jets headed to train in the West Pacific. The move followed remarks by Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada this month that Tokyo would increase its engagement in the South China Sea through joint training with the US Navy, exercises with regional navies and capacity-building assistance to coastal nations.

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  • Katy Perry Sheds Her Clothes to Boost Voter Turnout: 'Let Those Babies Loose'

    The "Firework" singer teamed up with FunnyOrDie.com to spread the message.

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  • Oil price rally fades on doubts over OPEC output deal

    An oil price rally fuelled by OPEC's deal to cut crude output fizzled out Thursday with analysts doubting the cartel's ability to seriously tackle a supply glut. Following a meeting that included Russia, ...

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  • Pogba wanted by Chelsea last year: agent

    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba was targeted by Jose Mourinho for Chelsea last year but was blocked by an agreement between his agent and Juventus, the Frenchman's agent Mino Raiola said Thursday. Pogba, who left United for free to join Juventus in 2012 at the age of 18, returned to Old Trafford in a world record 105m euro deal earlier this summer.

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  • Rob Kardashian admits his first crush was on sister Kim

    The reality star made the embarrassing confession on his E! show Rob and Chyna.

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  • Don’t laugh, but your poo could actually be making you fat - here’s why

    People who have fewer strains of gut microbes seem to be fatter, the King’s College London researchers found. Dr Michelle Beaumont of King’s said: ‘This study has shown a clear link between bacterial diversity in faeces and markers of obesity and cardiovascular risk, particularly for visceral fat. King’s College London researchers looked at stool samples from 1,313British twins as part of their annual sampling to extract DNA information about faecal microbes.

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  • Next PM will be chosen by 4th-generation ministers: Lee Hsien Loong

    Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said his successor will be chosen via consensus by the younger ministers. “They have to decide, because they have to support him, and help to make the system, make the team work,” said Lee, who was speaking during a dialogue session at the Nikkei International Conference in Tokyo on Thursday (29 September). The topic of leadership succession came to the fore again,following a recent poll commissioned by Yahoo Singapore, which showed Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam as the top choice among Singaporeans to succeed Lee as prime minister.

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  • Yang Yin jailed 26 months for falsification, cheating and immigration offences

    The former tour guide at the heart of the case involving an elderly widow’s assets was sentenced on Thursday (29 September) to 26 months in jail for falsification, immigration and cheating-related offences.

    Yahoo Singapore
  • Najib’s lawyer says PM has right to sue in personal capacity

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 29 ― Datuk Seri Najib Razak can still initiate civil suits in his personal capacity despite holding office as prime minister, his lawyer Datuk Hafarizam Harun said today....

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  • Paris finally bows to the importance of Oscar Wilde

    It has taken more than a century, but France is finally paying fulsome tribute to Oscar Wilde, the writer who died penniless in a fleapit Paris hotel saying, "My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One of us has got to go." The first major exhibition in the French capital on the Irish wit and playwright opens on Wednesday. Wilde fled to Paris in 1897 after being hounded out of England having served two years in jail with hard labour for his doomed love for Lord Alfred Douglas.

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  • Liverpool's Klopp says Swansea will provide tough test

    (Reuters) - Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes Saturday's opponents Swansea City are a far better team than current form suggests and there will be no complacency as the Merseysiders look to maintain their bright start to the season. Liverpool are fuelled with confidence and fourth in the table, having beaten Arsenal, Chelsea and champions Leicester City in their opening six games of the campaign. While it has been a far more testing start for Swansea, who are fourth from bottom with a solitary victory, Klopp believes they could prove a stubborn obstacle at the Liberty Stadium.

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  • E-voting system breaks down at SMRT shareholder meeting

    A glitch in the electronic voting system during an SMRT Corp shareholders’ meeting on Thursday (29 September) left many attendees frustrated. According to a Straits Times report, around 4,000 SMRT Corp shareholders had turned up for the 2.30pm meeting at the Star Theatre to vote on the proposed privatisation of the company as part of the extraordinary general meeting.

    Yahoo Singapore
  • Clinton joins Israel in paying last respects to Peres

    Israeli leaders, former US president Bill Clinton and tens of thousands of mourners gathered outside parliament Thursday to pay last respects to Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres, whose body was lying in state. A major security operation was being put in place ahead of Friday's funeral, which is to be attended by leaders from across the world, including US President Barack Obama and Britain's Prince Charles. In a rare visit to Jerusalem, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was also planning to attend, Palestinian officials told AFP.

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  • BlackBerry is giving up on making its own phones

    Reuters John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry. It’s the … Continued The post BlackBerry is giving up on making its own phones appeared first on Business Insider.

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  • Singapore Pools and Singapore Turf Club can offer online betting in next two months

    Singapore Pools (Pools) and Singapore Turf Club (STC) are allowed to offer online betting services for their current products, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Thursday (29 September).

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  • Allardyce sacking a 'black mark' for football, says Koeman

    (Reuters) - Everton boss Ronald Koeman described Sam Allardyce's fall from grace as "a black mark on the game" after the ex England manager was forced out of the job following a sting by the Daily Telegraph newspaper. Allardyce, who was England manager for 67 days, quit on Tuesday after being secretly filmed by undercover Daily Telegraph reporters as he offered advice on how to "get around" rules on player transfers.

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  • Penangite gets death sentence for lover’s Valentine’s Day murder

    GEORGE TOWN, Sept 29 ― Penang-born Cheong Teik Keon, 33, was sentenced to death by the High Court today for murdering his 24-year-old girlfriend Tan Ching Chin in Alma, Bukit Mertajam on...

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  • Paris Hilton: 'I've been burned too many times to trust new lovers'

    The hotel heiress will focus on professional affairs as she waits for 'The One' to arrive.

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