• For Clinton, struggle to change public perception persists

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton bested Donald Trump in three debates. She leads in many preference polls of the most competitive states. Barring a significant shift in the next two weeks, she is in a strong position to become the first woman elected U.S. president.

    Associated Press
  • Football: Gerrard hint at Galaxy goodbye excites Liverpool fans

    Former England captain Steven Gerrard sparked talk of a return to English Premier League side Liverpool on Saturday after an Instagram post seemed to hint at him leaving the Los Angeles Galaxy. The Galaxy conclude their Major League Soccer regular season Sunday against FC Dallas, and although the playoff quest for the league crown remains, hopeful Reds supporters were optimistic the 36-year-old might return to Anfield, where he played for Liverpool from 1998 until 2015. "Living in Los Angeles and playing for the great Galaxy supporters has been a privilege," Gerrard wrote.

    AFP News
  • Rina, young Japanese model taking world by storm

    Aged just 17 and still living with her family, Rina Fukushi has seen more of the world than most Japanese schoolgirls. Discovered at 14, hailed by Vogue as "ultra-cool" and "eye-catching" with her enormous eyes, thick eyebrows and bee-sting lips, she is already the veteran of seasons in Paris, Milan and New York -- giving American models Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner a run for their money. A girl who loves to rummage around vintage stores whenever she is travelling, she dresses for the interview in black -- mini skirt from Paris, turtleneck from Japan -- and brown handbag from Milan.

    AFP News
  • China slams 'provocative' US sail-by in South China Sea

    China has slammed the US for sailing a warship near disputed territory in the South China Sea, saying the move was a "serious illegal act" and "deliberately provocative". In a statement on its website late Friday night, the country's defence ministry said two Chinese naval vessels warned off a US ship after it entered "Chinese territorial waters" near the Paracel Islands, known as Xisha in Chinese. China controls all of the islands, which are also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan.

    AFP News
  • Somali pirates free 26 hostages held for nearly five years

    Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country's piracy scourge, negotiators said Saturday. The crew of the Naham 3, the second longest held hostage by Somali pirates, were taken captive when their Omani-flagged vessel was seized in March 2012 south of the Seychelles. "We are very pleased to announce the release of the Naham 3 crew early this morning," said John Steed, coordinator of the Hostage Support Partners (HSP) who helped negotiate their release.

    AFP News
  • Benitez's Newcastle make it five wins in a row

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Newcastle United notched a fifth consecutive Championship victory as their bid to return to the top flight at the first attempt gathered pace on Saturday. Ayoze Perez needed just 60 seconds to put Rafa Benitez's team on course for a 3-0 triumph over Ipswich Town, their 10th win in 14 league games in a season that began with two defeats. Perez and Matt Ritchie were on target in the second half as Newcastle moved to 31 points, three ahead of Brighton and Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town.

  • Taxi company says rebate for Proton-Uber conversion politically motivated

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22 ― Putrajaya's plan to subsidise aspiring ride-sharing drivers with a RM4,000 rebate to buy a Proton Iriz is intended to save the ailing national carmaker, Big Blue Taxi...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Wolverine Bids Farewell in New ‘Logan’ Trailer.

    Does this mean the last of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine? In the new teaser trailer for Logan, a.k.a. Wolverine 3, it seems like the X-Men superhero has found a successor. While her identity is kept a secret fro now, speculations has it that she’s playing someone from the comics known as X-23, the ‘clone of Wolverine’.We’ve been reminded by director James Mangold that this Wolverine instalment will reflect a very different shift in tone and aesthetic as compared to the past offerings from the superhero genre. ...

  • What will be the impact of Philippine-US ‘split’ on the country’s startup community?

    Uncertainty looms with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s ‘split’ with the US in military and economic matters. Is there a silver lining? While the Philippines has been a longtime American ally and former US colony, President Rodrigo Duterte has shocked the international community and even his own countrymen by announcing his government’s military and economic separation from the... The post What will be the impact of Philippine-US ‘split’ on the country’s startup community? appeared first on e27.

  • Fellaini was Man United 'panic' buy - Giggs

    Manchester United great Ryan Giggs has described former manager David Moyes's decision to buy Marouane Fellaini from Everton in September 2013 as a "panic" buy. Fellaini joined United from Everton, Moyes's former club, in a 27.5 million pounds ($33.6 million, 30.9 million euros) move on transfer deadline day. "I don't blame David," Giggs wrote in Saturday's Daily Telegraph.

    AFP News
  • Taylor Swift wins right to seal groping lawsuit photo

    Other "ordinary and mundane" documents in the case will be made available for public viewing.

    Cover Media
  • Lewis Hamilton wins pole position at US Grand Prix

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lewis Hamilton needs a late-season charge to catch Nico Rosberg for the Formula One championship. He can start Sunday from pole position at the U.S. Grand Prix.

    Associated Press
  • Investors hit sell button on Nintendo's new console

    Investors hit the sell button on Nintendo shares Friday as gamers and analysts were left underwhelmed by a sneak peek at the videogame giant's long-awaited new console. One company watcher called the Nintendo Switch "disappointing", while gamers were left wondering how much it would cost and whether it was compatible with smartphones. In a three-minute video posted on its YouTube channel Thursday, Nintendo unveiled the hybrid machine which can be played at home and on the go, thanks to a removable screen with the controllers attached.

    AFP News
  • Employee redundancy – what is the Singapore government doing about it?

    After graduating and securing employment, many individuals find little time to pursue higher education. They get completely caught up in the daily routine of commuting […]

    ZUU online
  • Michael Buble regrets having kids so late

    Michael Buble has cut back on alcohol and cigarettes after realising he was in bad shape.

    Cover Media
  • Look up! Facial recognition may soon replace MRT fare cards for Singapore commuters

    Commuters will be charged through post-paid methods such as credit cards Singapore commuters might soon be able to ditch their MRT fare cards and/or rely less on EZ-Link cards. The Straits Times today reported that Singapore Technologies (ST) Electronics has plans to roll out a facial recognition system that will identify commuters passing through the gates and charge... The post Look up! Facial recognition may soon replace MRT fare cards for Singapore commuters appeared first on e27.

  • Leicester cap fine week with victory over Palace

    LEICESTER CITY 3 CRYSTAL PALACE 1 Oct 22 (Reuters) - Champions Leicester City left striker Jamie Vardy on the bench but capped a fine week with a 3-1 defeat of Crystal Palace that manager Claudio Ranieri described as their best performance of the season. Ahmed Musa and Christian Fuchs both scored their first goals for the club while Shinji Okazaki grabbed his first of the season as Leicester returned to the kind of form that propelled them to the title in May. Yohan Cabaye scored a late consolation for the Londoners.

  • Judge: Poker pro Ivey, pal broke gambling rules in $10M win

    A federal judge ruled on Friday that poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated state gambling regulations in the way they won nearly $10 million at cards at an Atlantic City casino. U.S. District Court ...

    Associated Press
  • Kremlin: demands for Assad's departure "thoughtless"

    MOSCOW (AP) — The entire territory of Syria must be "liberated," Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said in remarks televised Saturday, dismissing demands for Syrian President Bashar Assad's departure as "thoughtless."

    Associated Press
  • Netizens slam Sun Li for shutting down construction

    The construction project allegedly has a night permit to expedite work before winter comes

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