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Stephen Harper: no safe haven for those who attack Canada - video

The Guardian - ‎7 minutes ago‎
Canada will not be intimidated after attacks that killed two soldiers this week, the prime minister, Stephen Harper, has said. Harper said in an address to the nation that security agencies would do everything needed to counter threats to the country.

Lee Kuan Yew and Mrs Lee: A Madame Tussauds tribute

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Upcoming Sentosa attraction will feature wax versions of Singapore's first Prime Minister and his late wife. PHOTOS. Wax doubles of Mr and Mrs Lee Kuan Yew at Madame Tussauds Singapore.
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Marrying a foreigner? Help at hand to settle in

AsiaOne - ‎4 hours ago‎
With three in 10 Singapore marriages involving a foreign spouse, government bodies have teamed up to offer support for the unique problems faced by these transnational couples.
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AP-GfK Poll: Many doubt hospitals can handle Ebola

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) Most Americans have some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country, but they're not so sure their local hospital can safely handle a patient, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

33 Singaporean tourists in Hokkaido accident, one injured: Report

Channel News Asia - ‎21 minutes ago‎
A truck and a tour bus with 33 Singaporeans on board collided in Hokkaido's Nanae Town, reports Japan's NHK. PHOTOS. File photo of police in Hokkaido.
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Pregnant Kate Middleton out and about; Duchess recovering from severe ...

ChristianToday - ‎1 hour ago‎
It almost feels like Prince William's wife had not gone through an illness as she returns to regal obligations. Kate Middleton was spotted twice in events looking as classy as ever.
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Indonesia Uses Russian-Built Fighter Jets In Chasing For Australian Plane

International Business Times AU - ‎1 hour ago‎
Indonesia deployed its Russian-built Sukhoi fighters to chase an Australian plane that breached its airspace. The Beechcraft 95 plane is owned by Richard Maclean, a businessman from South Australia and was being flown by Graeme Paul Jacklin from ...
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Sons to face 'killer' mum in Bali

NEWS.com.au - ‎2 hours ago‎
THEY learnt of the gruesome “execution-style” murder of their father, Bob Ellis, via the internet. Just hours later, they had to deal with the news that his wife - their mother - had “confessed” to ordering the hit.
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Senators failed to prove I'm Binay dummy: Tiu

ABS CBN News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
MANILA - Businessman Tony Tiu asserted Thursday senators failed to establish that he is a dummy of Vice-President Jejomar Binay. Speaking to ANC's Headstart, Tiu insisted he is the rightful owner of the 140-hectare property in Rosario, Batangas even ...
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UPDATE 1-Sax and the City: Kenny G hits sour note in China with Hong Kong visit

Reuters - ‎17 minutes ago‎
(Updates with comment from musician). BEIJING Oct 22 (Reuters) - Best-selling U.S. jazz musician Kenny G struck a bum note in China when he appeared among Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters, prompting the country's foreign ministry to warn ...
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Man apprehended after climbing White House fence

SFGate - ‎24 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - An unidentified man was in the custody Wednesday night after he climbed over the White House fence and was swiftly apprehended on the North Lawn by uniformed Secret Service agents and their dogs.
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Iranians protest over acid attacks on women, apparently for not wearing veils

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Protesters in Iran have called for increased security after four women were injured in acid attacks reportedly linked to them not wearing veils.
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N Korea warns South over planned high-level talks

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
North Korea in a statement warned that high-level talks with the South might have to be scrapped, blaming Seoul for a series of minor military skirmishes on the land and sea border this month.
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Ascott inks S$560m partnership with Quest in Australia

Channel News Asia - ‎2 hours ago‎
The money will be used to acquire new properties that Quest will secure for its franchise in Australia over the next five years, Ascott says.
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Taiwan remains popular destination among expats: HSBC

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
Labourers work at the construction site of Beijing-based developer Vantone Real Estate's apartment project in the suburb of Taipei August 8, 2014.
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Apple Pay Can Be Tricked To Work Outside US

Sci-Tech Today - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's designed to work only in the United States, but a clever user has figured out a way to get Apple Pay to pay for goods in other countries by using a U.S.

Cycling can be viable transport mode: Khaw

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan says more should be done to make cycling more than just a recreational pursuit. Print.
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iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds

CNET - ‎3 hours ago‎
The one new feature you didn't expect from Apple's iPad Air 2? iFixit says the new device has a battery that's 15 percent smaller, yet Apple claims it still gets the same battery life.
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Sailors strike gold at Asian Para Games

TODAYonline - ‎8 hours ago‎
Sailors Jovin Tan and Yap Qian Yin with some Team Singapore officials and athletes. Photo: Singapore Disability Sports Council. Swimmer Theresa Goh poses with her silver medal from the 50m freestyle (S5).
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Football - Wenger eyeing knockout stages

Yahoo Eurosport UK - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Manager Arsene Wenger is confident Arsenal can use their dramatic stoppage-time victory at Anderlecht as a springboard to secure qualification for the knockout stages of the Champions League once again.
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Leaky Indoor Stadium roof adds to Sports Hub's woes

Channel News Asia - ‎3 hours ago‎
TODAY reports: An afternoon downpour caused water to drip onto the court at the stadium - which is part of the S$1.33 billion Sports Hub at Kallang - during a WTA Finals women's doubles quarter-final match on Wednesday.
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Serena 'embarrassed' by Singapore defeat

Irish Examiner - ‎4 hours ago‎
TENNIS: Serena Williams was "embarrassed" by her crushing 6-0 6-2 defeat to Romania's Simona Halep at the WTA Finals in Singapore, her heaviest loss in 16 years.
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Klopp: I wish it were always this easy!

Goal.com - ‎5 hours ago‎
Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp says he wishes football "were always this easy" after his team strolled to a 4-0 win at Galatasaray.
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Chennai named 9th best cosmopolitan city in the world

Business Standard - ‎19 hours ago‎
Chennai has been named the 9th best city in the list of 2015's top 10 cosmopolitan cities in the world. According to the list by Lonely Planet, the city's Dravidian temples to explore, institutes that are dedicated to the study of Indian classical dance and its ...
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This might be Ikea's creepiest TV commercial yet

BGR - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ikea knows Halloween is coming, but that doesn't mean you have to ignore your furniture-shopping needs, even if you have to go shopping late at night.
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Golden temple illuminated for Diwali

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Devotees pray inside the Golden Temple, Sikhs holy shrine, decorated with lights on the eve of Bandi Chhor Divas, that coincides with the Diwali festival, in Amritsar on Wednesday.

Sea rise may still pose a man-sized threat

eco-business.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Although new research discounts the likelihood of a two-metre sea rise this century, the predicted impacts of global warming are still bad news for the many millions of people living at or near sea level.
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Scientists Reassemble the 45000 Year Old Genome

Dumb-Out - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Scientists have recently pieced back together the genome of a man they believe to have lived 45,000 years ago. It is easily the oldest genetic record ever reconstructed in regards to modern humans.
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Doctors who helped paralysed man walk seek new patients

The Malaysian Insider - ‎2 hours ago‎
Darius Fidyka from Poland attends a news conference about the medical procedure he undertook, at the University Hospital in Wroclaw.

Malaysia athlete may have used banned substance to minimise pain

AsiaOne - ‎2 hours ago‎
Wushu exponent Tai Cheau Xuen was stripped of her gold medal at the Asian Games in Incheon last month after she tested positive for the stimulant sibutramine.
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