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Babies killed in gas blast at Mexico City maternity hospital

The Times (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rescue workers were searching last night for newborn babies buried in rubble after a gas tanker exploded while making a delivery to a maternity hospital in Mexico City.
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Watch dramatic footage which shows gunman's arrest after he burst into Dutch ...

Scottish Daily Record - ‎10 minutes ago‎
This dramatic footage shows the arrest of a gunman who burst into a Dutch television station and demanded to be allowed on air. The man, wielding a pistol, got into the offices of the Dutch national broadcaster NOS earlier this evening but was quickly ...
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Simultaneous attacks on security forces in Egypt kill 25

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
EL-ARISH, Egypt -- Militants struck more than a dozen army and police targets in the restive Sinai Peninsula with simultaneous attacks involving a car bomb and mortar rounds on Thursday, killing at least 25 people, including civilians, officials said.
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Co-Pilot Was Flying Crashed AirAsia Plane

Sky News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Data recorders recovered from the seabed give investigators a "pretty clear picture" of the moment flight QZ8501 came down.
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3 Americans killed in Kabul airport insider attack

Washington Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Afghan security forces attend a ceremony in Laghman province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Jan. 11, 2015. The 13-year international mission led by the United States and NATO ended on Dec. 31 with Afghan forces now in charge of national ... more >.
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Police to start wearing body cameras from Friday

The Straits Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
Officers from Bukit Merah West Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC) will be the first to don body-worn cameras, starting Friday. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE.
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No Indication Of Heightened ISIS Threat To Singapore - DPM

Bernama - ‎7 hours ago‎
SINGAPORE, Jan 29 (Bernama) -- There is no indication of a heightened threat to Singapore, specific to the island nation's support for the coalition against the ISIS militant group, says Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean.
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A Pivotal Year for Malaysia on the Global Stage

Center For American Progress - ‎3 hours ago‎
President Barack Obama, left, smiles at Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak as they play golf, Wednesday, December 24, 2014, at Marine Corps Base Hawaii's Kaneohe Klipper Golf Course in Kaneohe, Hawaii, during the Obama family vacation.
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Higher Metro Manila floor wage sought

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎6 hours ago‎
METRO MANILA has started the ball rolling for minimum wage hikes across the country, as two labor groups yesterday filed petitions on behalf of private sector workers in the capital in the face of rising utility tariffs and train fare.
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European austerity

The Times (subscription) - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sir, Mark Carney (report, Jan 29) perhaps recognises that the biggest obstacle to solving the Greek crisis is the self-righteousness of many Germans on national finance.
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Athens Rekindles Its Russian Romance

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Anyone who hoped that Greece's new government would focus immediately on the near-bankrupt country's economy and stop antagonizing its European Union partners has been terribly mistaken.
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Housework and death: The hipster brides of ISIS - ‎2 hours ago‎
HOUSEWORK, death and hipster husband ambitions. This is the picture which has emerged from a new report into the lives of women who leave their comfortable lives in the West to join the fight for Islamic State.
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MND skirting around concerns about the Sengkang columbarium tender

The Online Citizen - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The exchange that the Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan had with fellow parliamentarians on the Sengkang columbarium issues deserves a closer look, not least because the key thrust of the debate seems to be conveniently lost in ...
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Parliament passes Medishield Life Scheme Bill, health insurance for all now a ...

The Straits Times - ‎12 minutes ago‎
MediShield Life Review Committee chairman Bobby Chin (fourth from left) with members of the committee speaking during a press conference held at the Suntec City Convention Centre on June 27, 2014.
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Beware: Digital speed traps ahead

The Straits Times - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The Traffic Police will install 20 digital speed traps from March to year end. -- PHOTO: TRAFFIC POLICE. By Danson Cheong. Digital red-light cameras have made drivers more wary of running a light, and now the Traffic Police are hoping their new digital ...
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Apple's China surge vaults it to global smartphone tie with Samsung

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Apple has captured the top spot in the mainland's smartphone market, vaulting it into a tie for global leadership for the first time since 2011 as booming sales of iPhones with larger screens helped it gain ground on Samsung Electronics.
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Sony's $1200 Walkman NW-ZX2 for Audiophiles Is Ready for Pre-Order - ‎2 hours ago‎
Do you have an extraordinary sense of hearing and a couple-thousand bucks burning a hole in your pocket? Sony wants to talk to you.
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​Amazon launching email service

CBS News - ‎49 minutes ago‎
Amazon is getting into the email business. WorkMail will be Amazon's foray into corporate email hosting and document storage, competing directly with Microsoft and Google's enterprise suites.
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Spurs set up League Cup final against Chelsea

Arab News - ‎6 hours ago‎
AERIAL TUSSLE: Tottenham Hotspur's Christian Eriksen, left, beats Sheffield United's Ryan Flynn, second left, in the air during the English League Cup semifinal match at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on Wednesday night.
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Stand-up Comedian Russell Peters: Almost Famous

Indo American News - ‎4 hours ago‎
HOUSTON: An hour of pure entertainment filled with hysterical laughter. Houstonians had an opportunity to meet Russell Peters this past weekend.
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'Don't ask me about marriage," says Van Ness Wu

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
It was all systems go for Taiwanese-American actor-singer Van Ness Wu's latest project, but a no-go when it came to questions about his personal life.

Joanne Peh on motherhood, cravings

Channel News Asia - ‎10 hours ago‎
Actress Joanne Peh says she did not expect to be pregnant so soon, but that she has been ready to be a mother since playing one in Channel 8 blockbuster The Journey: Tumultuous Times.
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Previously Unknown Window --"May Reveal Existence of Hidden Dark-Matter ...

The Daily Galaxy (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Dark Matter is thought to exist because of its gravitational effects on stars and galaxies, gravitational lensing (the bending of light rays) around these, and through its imprint on the Cosmic Microwave Background (the afterglow of the Big Bang).
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Poll: Scientists overwhelmingly think GMOs are safe to eat. The public doesn't.

Vox - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Most scientists think that genetically modified foods are generally safe to eat. The vast majority of the public does not. That's one takeaway from this new Pew poll, which surveyed both regular people as well as scientists with the American Association for the ...
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New-born chicks count in the same way as humans

Irish Examiner - ‎2 hours ago‎
When humans count we tend to think of lower or smaller numbers on the left and bigger numbers on the right. Now it seems new born chicks show a similar trait to place numbers in ascending order from left to right.
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Portable Microfluidic Device Detects Dengue in Minutes (blog) - ‎3 hours ago‎
dengue-fever-detector Dengue fever can be difficult to differentiate from other viral diseases early in its progression. It's typically diagnosed based on symptoms, but researchers at Singapore's A*STAR research agency have created a field detector that spots ...
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Vet lab confirms Norway's first-ever BSE case

Meat & Poultry (registration) - ‎48 minutes ago‎
NORD-TRØNDELAG, Norway - A veterinary laboratory in Great Britain confirmed Norway's first-ever case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA) reported.