• Power fault stalls train service on Bukit Panjang LRT

    A power fault has disrupted LRT service on the Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) early Wednesday morning. Commuters should expect a half-hour delay, said SMRT. 

    Yahoo Singapore
  • England FA hit by another corruption crisis - report

    Hours after Sam Allardyce was sacked as England manager for inappropriate conduct, the Football Association was hit by a new crisis as eight current and former Premier League managers stand accused of receiving 'bungs' for player transfers after a long-running investigation by The Daily Telegraph newspaper. The British newspaper said it had agreed to hand over its findings to the FA and the police after its undercover reporters discovered "widespread evidence of corruption in the English game" by filming soccer agents boasting about how many managers they had paid off. The revelation comes 24 hours after Allardyce was shown negotiating a deal worth 400,000 pounds ($520,840) to represent a firm seeking advice on the transfer market.

    Reuters
  • Clinton, Trump take debate battle on critical state swing

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump battled to break out of deadlocked polls after clashing in their first televised debate, lashing each other with insults on the campaign trail in critical states. An exuberant Clinton came out swinging, condemning her Republican rival as "dangerously incoherent" with an energy that suggested she was exiting perhaps the worst period of her 15-month campaign beset by blunders in belittling Trump supporters and laid up with pneumonia. The Manhattan billionaire retaliated, telling a rally of thousands of supporters in the battleground state of Florida "we're going to get rid of that crooked woman" and accusing the press of alleged bias.

    AFP News 57 mins ago
  • 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.

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  • Muslim workers lose prayer dispute lawsuit against company

    A judge has ruled in favor of a meat company accused of mistreatment of Somali Muslim workers. The Grand Island Independent reports (http://bit.ly/2dhhvKI ) that the judge ruled in U.S. District Court ...

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  • Roach slams 'dirty' Kwanpichit as title bout announced

    Legendary trainer Freddie Roach accused Thailand's Kwanpichit Onesongchaigym of fighting dirty on Tuesday as a world title showdown with Chinese Olympic star Zou Shiming was confirmed in Las Vegas. Roach, who trains Zou, said he has warned the 35-year-old to beware bruising tactics from Kwanpichit when the two boxers fight for the vacant World Boxing Organization flyweight world title on November 5 in Las Vegas. Zou has beaten Kwanpichit once before, pummeling the Thai to defeat in an unanimous decision victory in Macau in 2014.

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  • Brad Pitt skipping film premiere to focus on family problems

    The movie star is trying to avoid another media frenzy.

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  • Wenger wants Arsenal to go for top spot

    Arsene Wenger has challenged Arsenal to aim for top spot in their Champions League group as they prepare to face Basel on Wednesday. Wenger's side have made it through the group stage for the past 16 years but have failed to get beyond the last 16 in the previous six attempts.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Billionaire Elon Musk outlines plans for humans to colonize Mars

    By Irene Klotz GUADALAJARA, Mexico (Reuters) - SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is still investigating why a different rocket carrying a $200 million Israeli satellite blew up on a launch pad in Florida earlier this month. SpaceX intends to fly to Mars about every 26 months when Earth and Mars are favourably aligned.

    Reuters 8 mins ago
  • Malaysia drops seven places in WEF’s Global Competitiveness Report

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 28 — Malaysia has slipped seven places to be ranked 25th out of 140 countries in the Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017, compared to last year where it was placed 18th out...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • '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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  • Gigi Hadid: 'My inner fighter defended me in Milan'

    Gigi Hadid couldn't believe people disputed her actions when she was lifted up by prankster Vitalii Sediuk in Milan.

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  • 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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  • 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.

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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
  • 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...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • A Rare Black Moon Will Rise In the Sky on Friday Night

    Get ready for some excellent stargazing.

    Country Living