• 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.

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  • Ivanka Trump backs her father but doesn't want to fall with him

    Ivanka, the model-turned-business-executive, insists "he'll accept the outcome either way." So Donald Trump is caught bragging in lewd terms that he can do whatever he wants to women, then insists this was only "locker-room talk"? In introducing her father at the Republican convention in July, Ivanka bragged about his "strength" and his "kindness and compassion." But she also knows when to step back. Having grown up in the spotlight from an early age, at a time when her father's extramarital affairs filled the tabloid press, Ivanka knows how to tend to her own image -- and that of the clothing line that bears her name.

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  • 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.

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  • As Duterte embraces China, Japan's Abe set to roll out warm welcome

    By Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans private personal meetings with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Tokyo next week, three sources said, seeking to keep him onside with U.S.-led efforts to contain Beijing's South China Sea ambitions. With Duterte winding up a trip to China where he announced his "separation" from the United States, Abe faces a delicate task to promote the closely aligned security goals of Tokyo and Washington without pushing the Philippine leader deeper into Beijing's embrace.

  • Arsenal, Spurs fire blanks to hand City initiative

    North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur were both held to goalless draws on Saturday, handing Manchester City the initiative in the nascent Premier League title race. Spurs drew 0-0 at Bournemouth, before Arsenal were held at home by promoted Middlesbrough, nudging Arsene Wenger's side a point above previous leaders City, who host Southampton on Sunday. Elsewhere, Ahmed Musa, Shinji Okazaki and Christian Fuchs were all on target as champions Leicester City ended a three-game winless run in the league by crushing Crystal Palace 3-1.

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  • 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...

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  • 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. ...

  • The Latest: Russia says US airstrike "war crime"

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local):

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  • Motor racing-Formula One driver line-ups for 2017

    AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Confirmed Formula Onedriver line-ups for the 2017 season after Toro Rosso announcedat the U.S. Grand Prix on Saturday that Russian Daniil Kvyatwould be staying. - - - - MERCEDES - Lewis Hamilton (Britain) - Nico Rosberg (Germany) - RED BULL - Daniel Ricciardo (Australia) - Max Verstappen (Netherlands) - FERRARI - Sebastian Vettel (Germany) - Kimi Raikkonen (Finland) - FORCE INDIA - Sergio Perez (Mexico) - Second seat to be confirmed - WILLIAMS - Both to be confirmed. ...

  • Late Messi penalty seals dramatic Barca win

    By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Lionel Messi squeezed home a stoppage-time penalty to grab a thrilling 3-2 win for champions Barcelona in a controversial La Liga match at Valencia on Saturday. Talisman Messi scored against Valencia for the 10th season in a row to put the visitors ahead in the 22nd minute although team mate Luis Suarez was in an offside position and obstructing the view of goalkeeper Diego Alves. Earlier, Barca captain Andres Iniesta was carried off on a stretcher due to a knee injury while Sergio Busquets was fortunate not to receive a second yellow card before the break.

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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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  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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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  • Police arrest 35 suspected members of a Long Island gang

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — Thirty-five suspected members of a Long Island gang have been arrested amid a string of brutal killings, including the discovery of a teenager's skeletal remains.

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

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

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