• 'Deeply disappointed' Allardyce forced to leave England job

    Sam Allardyce's reign as England manager came to a humiliating end on Tuesday as he departed after just 67 days in charge following his controversial comments in a newspaper sting. The 61-year-old was secretly filmed giving advice on how to circumnavigate transfer rules, criticised the FA's decision to rebuild Wembley and mocked his England predecessor Roy Hodgson. Allardyce, appointed England manager in July on a £3 million ($3.9 mn, 3.5 mn euros)-a-year contract, also agreed to travel to Singapore and Hong Kong as an ambassador for their fictitious firm for a fee of £400,000.

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  • Trump brags about not paying taxes: 'That makes me smart'

    Donald Trump's claim came as Hillary Clinton accused him of hiding something in not releasing his federal income tax returns.

    CNBC
  • Actress AnnaLynne McCord: 'I sold my body for love'

    The former 90210 star has been encouraged by all the messages of support and thanks she has received from other victims.

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  • Philippines' Duterte pivots to China, Russia as investors flee

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he would seek closer economic ties with China and Russia, as the local currency and stock market extended declines following Western criticism of his deadly war on crime. The peso hit a seven-year low to the dollar on Monday and foreign investors pulled out from local shares for a 23rd straight day, which analysts said was due to growing uncertainty over Duterte's handling of what has been one of Asia's best-performing economies in recent years. "I will open trade alliances with Russia and China so all you other investors, just go.

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  • Singapore urged to get tougher on money-laundering

    Singapore must take more aggressive action against complex cross-border money-laundering including prosecuting individuals and seizing illicit proceeds, a global financial crimes watchdog said Tuesday. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said in a review the city-state has made significant improvements in its anti-money laundering and counter-terrorist financing framework since the last assessment in 2008. It said, however, that Singapore needs to do more, especially in prosecuting bigger cases where the crime is committed in another country and the proceeds are laundered in Singapore, one of Asia's top financial centres.

    AFP News
  • The Unspoken Problem: Gynecomastia (aka Man Boobs) And Its Silent Sufferers

    Men or women, we all have insecurities. Some of us dislike how our arms are a little too thin, while some of us dislike the way that our jawline isn’t as masculine as we wishy they were. All of these … The post The Unspoken Problem: Gynecomastia (aka Man Boobs) And Its Silent Sufferers appeared first on Vulcan Post.

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  • S. Korea football coach Stielike warns Spurs star Son over attitude

    South Korea coach Uli Stielike has slammed the attitude of Son Heung-Min, despite the attacker earning rave reviews for his match-winning performances for Tottenham in the English Premier League (EPL). Stielike rebuked the 24-year-old Son, who has scored four goals in his last two league games as Tottenham rose to second in the English Premier League table, for his "problematic" behaviour. "As many people have already seen from the stands or on television, I think his behaviour away from the field can be problematic," warned Stielike Monday as he selected Son as his first-choice front man in a 23-man squad for World Cup qualifiers against Qatar and Iran next month.

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  • New US$299 Xiaomi 5s boasts dirt-resistant ultrasonic fingerprint scanner

    The new Xiaomi 5s and 5s Plus will go on sale in China on September 29 ‘Tis the season of smartphone launches: the top dogs in the smartphone industry — Apple and Samsung — have both launched their new flagship models for the year; Google is also set to launch a new smartphone next week.... The post New US$299 Xiaomi 5s boasts dirt-resistant ultrasonic fingerprint scanner appeared first on e27.

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  • A Rare Black Moon Will Rise In the Sky on Friday Night

    Get ready for some excellent stargazing.

    Country Living
  • Teenage Uber passenger dies in accident on Seletar Expressway

    A 19-year-old female car passenger has died after an accident involving the vehicle she was in, a lorry and a van on Seletar Expressway (SLE). The police were alerted on Sunday (25 September) at 3.47am to the accident along SLE toward Bukit Timah Expressway. The 22-year-old van driver and two car passengers, aged 19 and 20, were conveyed to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, where the 19-year-old passenger succumbed to her injuries, the police added.

    Yahoo Singapore
  • Justin Theroux opens up about wedded bliss with Jennifer Aniston

    The couple married in a surprise star-studded ceremony in 2015 after four years of dating.

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  • Altantuya’s family gets private firm to serve documents on Oz-based killer

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 27 — The family of murdered Mongolian Altantuya Shaariibuu has engaged a private company to serve court documents to one of her two convicted killers who is currently in...

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  • Disgruntled Ronaldo eyes more records at Dortmund

    Disgruntled Cristiano Ronaldo could make more Champions League history on Tuesday as his Real Madrid side look to end their losing streak at Borussia Dortmund. A hat-trick for Ronaldo in Dortmund, who was left fuming after being substituted on Saturday, would see him become the first player to score 100 European goals. Real coach Zinedine Zidane subbed Ronaldo for the final 20 minutes of Saturday's 2-2 Spanish league draw at Las Palmas.

    AFP News
  • Woman Gets $5,000 Delivery from Domino's

    And for being honest, she gets free pizza for a year! 

    Cosmopolitan
  • 'Pokemon Go' fervor has cooled, but the game isn't dead yet

    Does "Pokemon Go" have a second act? The mobile phone app was an instant hit when it debuted in July. Crowds stampeded after a Vaporeon in Central Park and people fell off cliffs playing it in ...

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  • Two Philippine airliners abort flights due to problems

    A Philippine passenger jet heading to Japan was forced to turn back Monday after smoke was detected in the aircraft, while the wheel of a second plane caught fire after it aborted taking off from a separate airport, an aviation official said. The first incident involved a Philippine Airlines flight to Haneda which had just taken off from Manila, said Eric Apolonio, spokesman for the civil aviation authority. PAL said there was no panic and the passengers all disembarked safely and would travel to Japan on another aircraft.

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  • Taiwan's third typhoon of the month kills at least four, injures hundreds

    By J.R. Wu TAIPEI (Reuters) - The third typhoon to hit Taiwan this month killed at least four people and injured hundreds on Tuesday, knocking down trees and cutting power to millions. Major cities in Taiwan announced schools and offices would be shut for a second day on Wednesday as the island's weather authorities said that due to the large diameter of the typhoon, heavy rain and strong wind would not significantly abate until Wednesday afternoon. At least 329 people were injured and more than 14,000 evacuated, the government's Central Emergency Operation Centre said late Tuesday.

    Reuters
  • Most Singaporeans would choose Tharman as the next Prime Minister: survey

    Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam is the clear favourite of Singaporeans to succeed Lee Hsien Loong as Singapore’s next Prime Minister, a survey conducted by market research consultancy Blackbox shows. According to the poll commissioned by Yahoo Singapore, 69 per cent of all 897 respondents said they would support Tharman as a candidate to be prime minister. The 59-year-old led three other men who emerged as possible contenders: fellow DPM Teo Chee Hean (34 per cent), Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat (25 per cent) and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Chan Chun Sing (24 per cent).

    Nicholas Yong
  • Veteran casino tycoon 'optimistic' over Macau growth

    Macau casino big-hitter Lui Che-woo says he sees light at the end of the tunnel for the embattled gambling enclave, although the days of high rollers are gone. The former Portuguese colony has struggled to recover its footing after coming under pressure from Beijing to diversify away from gambling in 2014 as part of a corruption crackdown by China's President Xi Jinping. Veteran Lui, 87, who founded Hong Kong-based casino firm Galaxy, says he now envisages stable growth for semi-autonomous Macau, the only part of China where gambling is legal.

    AFP News
  • I wore the helmet of America’s most expensive war machine and there's nothing quite like it

    WASHINGTON, D.C. —The F-35 Lightning II is without doubt one of the most intricate weapons...

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