Stars share thoughts on Singapore tournament

The eight elite tennis players competing for the WTA Finals trophy share their goals for the prestigious tournament.

  • Trump gains on Clinton, poll shows 'rigged' message resonates

    By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker NEWTOWN, Pa./CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gained on his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton among American voters this week, cutting her lead nearly in half, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling released on Friday. The polling data showed Trump's argument that the Nov. 8 election is "rigged" against him has resonated with members of his party. "Remember folks, it's a rigged system," Trump told a Pennsylvania rally on Friday.

  • PM tells poor Malaysians to be Uber drivers

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — More Malaysians, especially those in the B40 (Bottom 40) income group, should be Uber drivers, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today. He recommended Malaysians...

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  • Abramovich 'never my friend' - Mourinho

    Former Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he has "never" been friends with club owner Roman Abramovich, but will not over-celebrate if Manchester United score against his old side on Sunday. Russian billionaire Abramovich twice hired Mourinho, in 2004 and 2013, and watched him become the club's greatest manager over his two spells at the helm, notably winning three Premier League titles.

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  • Kim Kardashian demands apology from blogger who alleged she 'faked' robbery

    Kim's representative confirmed the reality star was bound, gagged and "believed she would be killed at any moment" during the robbery.

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  • Thai junta fines former PM Yingluck, orders assets seized over failed rice scheme

    Thailand's ousted prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said the military junta that overthrew her has ordered her assets seized and fined her 35 billion baht ($996.87 million) over a rice subsidy scheme critics say haemorrhaged billions of dollars. The scheme, which paid farmers above market rates for their rice, was a flagship policy of Yingluck's administration and helped sweep her to office in a 2011 general election. After her 2014 overthrow, Yingluck was charged with criminal negligence over the rice subsidy scheme and is now fighting the charges in court.

  • Michael Buble regrets having kids so late

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

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  • 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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  • 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 […]

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  • Shailene Woodley: 'My arrest serves a greater cause'

    The Divergent star has called for Americans to stand up and pay attention to the effects of environmental disasters.

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  • 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.

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  • PM: Malaysia nowhere near bankruptcy or failed state

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — Malaysia is nowhere near becoming a bankrupt or a "failed state", Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said today. "The word ‘bankruptcy’ is very far from the...

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  • Fashion designer Richard Nicoll has died

    Much-loved fashion designer Richard Nicoll has died at the age of 38.

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  • Subramaniam refutes IGP’s account of events leading to doctor’s assault

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — The Health Ministry and police are giving conflicting accounts of the recent raid against suspected robbers at Serdang Hospital that left one doctor injured. Health...

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  • I'm under pressure, but so is Pep, says Sunderland's Moyes

    (Reuters) - Sunderland manager David Moyes says he is under pressure to turn around their poor Premier League form, but it is no different for coaches at the other end of the table. Sunderland are the only team in the English top flight without a victory and are rooted to the foot of the table, with two points from their opening eight games. "There's pressure on every manager to get points, whether you're Sunderland or you're Pep at Man City.

  • 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.

  • Abu Sayyaf attacks S. Korean ship, abducts skipper, crewman

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Suspected Abu Sayyaf militants have abducted a South Korean skipper and a Filipino crewman from a South Korean cargo ship in the latest such attacks that have sparked a security alarm in the busy regional sealanes, military officials said Friday.

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  • Strong quake in western Japan knocks out power, injures 7

    TOKYO (AP) — A powerful earthquake in western Japan knocked loose roof tiles, toppled store shelves and caused power outages Friday afternoon, but apparently caused no widespread damage. At least seven people were injured, one seriously.

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  • Shania Twain: 'Discipline keeps me thin'

    The country star admits carbs make her weak in the knees.

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  • $47 billion offer to create world's biggest tobacco company

    British American Tobacco has offered to buy out Reynolds American Inc. for $47 billion in an attempt to gain a strong presence in the U.S., a lucrative market where sales of electronic cigarettes are booming ...

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  • No formula to stop Messi, says Valencia's Prandelli

    Valencia coach Cesare Prandelli has conceded there is no point trying stop Lionel Messi as he prepares to face the in-form Barcelona talisman when his side host the La Liga champions on Saturday. Former Italy coach Prandelli got off to a winning start in his first game in charge of the struggling six-times La Liga champions, overseeing a 2-1 win at Sporting Gijon to move clear of the relegation zone. Prandelli, set for his first game at the Mestalla stadium, admitted he was facing an impossible task to tame a rampant Messi, who scored a hat-trick in Barcelona's 4-0 thrashing of Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday.