• The morning after: Cheers fade as Greeks face reality

    After jubilant celebrations by 'No' voters, Athens returned to a reality of ATM queues on Monday and the shock news that the finance minister, champion of the victorious anti-austerity camp, had quit. "He is not like the ones before him.

    AFP News
  • Jackman not allowed to work with Jolie

    Hugh Jackman's wife has banned him from working with Angelina Jolie. The Australian star and Deborra-Lee Furness will celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary next year and they raise two adopted children together. Angelina is also happily betrothed, having made her long-term relationship with Brad Pitt official last year.

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  • Federer, Murray in Wimbledon last eight, Djokovic left in dark

    Roger Federer and Andy Murray reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals Monday but defending champion Novak Djokovic's attempt to join them was thwarted by bad light after fighting back from two sets down to level with Kevin Anderson. Seven-time champion Federer reached his 13th All England Club quarter-final with a 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win over Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut, while Murray defeated giant Croatian Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (9/7), 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.

    AFP News
  • Japan joins US-Australia war games amid China tensions

    The United States and Australia kicked off a massive joint biennial military exercise on Sunday, with Japan taking part for the first time as tensions with China over territorial rows loom over the drills. The two-week "Talisman Sabre" exercise in the Northern Territory and Queensland state involves 30,000 personnel from the US and Australia practising operations at sea, in the air and on land. Some 40 personnel from Japan's army -- the Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) -- will join the American contingent, while more than 500 troops from New Zealand are also involved in the exercise, which concludes on July 21.

    AFP News
  • Kourtney Kardashian 'splits from Disick'

    Kourtney Kardashian has reportedly split from Scott Disick. The reality TV star has three children with Scott, who she's been dating for nine years. There has been intense speculation about their romance over the last few days after Scott was spotted looking very close to stylist Chloe Bartoli - who he previously dated - while on holiday in Europe.

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  • Southampton reject Man United Schneiderlin bid

    Southampton have turned down a bid from Premier League rivals Manchester United for midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin, according to the club's manager Ronald Koeman on Monday. French international Schneiderlin has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford and it has been reported that United had a bid in the region of £20 million ($31.2 million, 28 million euros) rejected up to two weeks ago. "Two weeks ago we had a big offer from Man United but it wasn't enough.

    AFP News
  • Pair of lions kept as pets by Gaza family arrive in Jordan

    Two young lions that had been kept as pets in a Gaza refugee camp traveled Sunday to Jordan where their final destination will be a wildlife sanctuary. A Gaza family had bought the lions as cubs from a local zoo that was damaged in last year's war between Israel and Gaza's rulers from the Islamic militant Hamas group. The family kept Mona and Max in their small home in the crowded Rafah refugee camp.

    Associated Press
  • The growing danger to women and girls in central Mexico

    Guadalupe Reyes clings to thoughts of her daughter one day flying a plane, a dream for the 18-year-old girl. Until the teenager vanished 10 months ago in central Mexico. Mariana is the latest in a growing number of girls and women who have disappeared, or worse, in the populous State of Mexico, which has become the most dangerous region for women in a country that is all too used to violence.

    AFP News
  • Philippines confirms second MERS case

    The Philippines confirmed a second case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) corona virus on Monday in a man who showed symptoms after arriving in Manila last month from Dubai. The 36-year-old was admitted to hospital on Saturday and was under observation, Health Ministry spokesman Lyndon Lee-suy said, adding contact tracing was now under way to prevent the spread of the disease. The man had also travelled to Saudi Arabia, the spokesman said.

    Reuters
  • Micronesia concede 68 goals in two games

    Hapless Micronesia are struggling to stay positive after being thumped 38-0 by Fiji at the Pacific Games, just days after conceding 30 goals to Tahiti. In scores more reminiscent of rugby, the Federated States of Micronesia were 21-0 down at half-time in the game on Sunday and Fiji complained that they should have scored more. Coach Stan Foster substituted the side's goalkeeper Walter Pengelbew for midfielder Dominic Gadad at the break, but it failed to stem the goalfest.

    AFP News
  • Khloé 'can't keep up with beau's bad ex'

    Khloé Kardashian isn't "bad" enough for her new beau, his ex has reportedly claimed. The reality TV star is thought to be enjoying a fledging romance with basketball hunk James Harden, with the pair spotted partying together in Las Vegas over the July 4 weekend. James previously dated rapper Trina, who also counts French Montana - Khloé's previous boyfriend - among her exes.

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  • One of the world’s biggest banks just admitted bitcoin could destroy existing finance firms

    French bank BNP Paribas says the technology underpinning bitcoin has the potential to make existing companies “redundant,” a huge admission from one of the world’s biggest banks. Analyst Johann Palychata writes in the company’s magazine Quintessence that bitcoin’s blockchain, the software that allows the digital currency to function, “should be considered as an invention like the steam or combustion engine,” that has the potential to transform the world of finance and beyond.

    Business Insider
  • Where to buy cheap Gadgets in the Metro

    Penny-pinching but still want to get your hands on the latest gadgets out there? You’re not alone in your search for the best places to get discounted gadgets and accessories. Greenhills is synonymous with stuff for cheap but of moderate to even above average quality.

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  • Russian ex-Pompey owner flees UK 'fearing for life'

    A Russian businessman who used to own Portsmouth Football Club and is wanted in Lithuania for fraud, has fled Britain in fear for his life, his lawyer told AFP on Monday after a London court revoked his bail. "I confirm Mr (Vladimir) Antonov has fled the jurisdiction due to fears for his life," his lawyer, Karen Todner, said in an e-mail, specifying he had left Britain. Antonov is the former owner of Portsmouth, now languishing in League Two, the fourth tier of English football.

    AFP News
  • Pig or wombat? Hari Raya ad draws flak in Kuala Lumpur

    An Australia-based company in Malaysia has been told to take down a digital billboard ad featuring a wombat dressed in a songkok, following complaints by some people who mistook it for a pig. According to reports in the Malay Mail Online and The Rakyat Post, the ad was put up by Servcorp, a serviced office and virtual office provider. It featured a Selamat Hari Raya greeting by the company’s mascot, Sydney the Wombat.

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  • Elections May Be Coming Back, But Yam Ah Mee Is Not

    This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post. We all smell it in the air: the General Elections season is probably almost upon us. But while we may be looking forward to exciting rallies, heated debates, and new faces in Singapore’s political scene

    Vulcan Post
  • Installing Windows 10: A pictorial walkthrough

    With Windows 10 for PCs and tablets due end of this month, and the fact that Microsoft is pushing out preview builds left, right, and center recently, we thought it’s time to revisit the installation process to see how it differs from previous versions of Windows and the early WIndows 10 builds. Windows 10 can be upgraded over Windows 7 and 8.1. Step 1: This is the first screen you will see if you install Windows 10 using a bootable USB flash drive or DVD.

    HardwareZone
  • NBA: Mavericks looking at deal for Lin: reports

    Jeremy Lin, the first NBA player of American of Chinese or Taiwanese descent, could be on his way to the Dallas Mavericks next season, according to reports Monday. The 26-year-old free agent point guard, who played for the Los Angeles Lakers last season, is near to agreeing terms on a deal that would bring Lin to the Mavericks. In 2012, Lin became famous worldwide while playing for the New York Knicks.

    AFP News
  • Malaysian leader faces risk of criminal charges over fund

    Malaysia's prime minister is facing the risk of criminal charges over allegations that hundreds of millions of dollars were funneled from an indebted state fund to his personal bank accounts, the first time a Malaysian leader has faced criminal allegations. The country's attorney general confirmed late Saturday that he had received documents from an official investigation that made the link between Prime Minister Najib Razak and the investment fund 1MDB. The existence of the documents was first reported by The Wall Street Journal's Asia edition on Friday, showing some $700 million were wired from entities linked to the fund into Najib's accounts.

    Associated Press
  • Morning after: Greeks united, proud of their defiance

    Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store just a few hours after opening it Monday after the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing. "I think, after the referendum, the Greek people are united in this situation. Greeks know full well they are whisper-close to financial ruin but many feel they have at least reclaimed their dignity.

    Associated Press