Hopes dim in search for 118 buried by China landslide – Channel NewsAsia


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Hopes dim in search for 118 buried by China landslide
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WENCHUAN, China: Rescuers dug through earth and rocks for a second day on Sunday in an increasingly bleak search for the 118 people still missing after their village in southwest China was buried by a huge landslide. Rescuers have pulled 15 bodies …
Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslideThe Straits Times
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Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing more than 150 – The Guardian


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Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing more than 150
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Police in Pakistan were overwhelmed by scores of villagers who pushed through to reach an oil tanker to gather fuel. The tanker burst into flames. Photograph: Faisal Kareem/EPA. Pakistan. Overturned oil tanker explodes in Pakistan, killing more than 150.
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Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House – SFGate


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Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House
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In the early days of December 1805, a handful of prominent politicians received formal invitations to join President Thomas Jefferson for a White House dinner. Such entreaties were not uncommon: Jefferson frequently hosted lawmakers for political
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Trump calls Modi `true friend' as US, India approach talks – TODAYonline


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Trump calls Modi `true friend’ as US, India approach talks
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NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Us President Donald Trump on Monday in a White House visit that will allow the leaders to build personal rapport but is less certain to produce significant progress on issues such as immigration.
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Singapore cannot let up in fight against radical ideology: Yaacob – Channel NewsAsia


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Singapore cannot let up in fight against radical ideology: Yaacob
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Minister-in-charge of Muslim Affairs Yaacob Ibrahim delivering his Hari Raya message on Saturday (Jun 24). 24 Jun 2017 08:32PM (Updated: 24 Jun 2017 09:14PM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn. Share via …
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Japan eyes free trade talks with Britain

TOKYO: Japan wants to hold informal free trade talks with Britain as it also works to sign a deal with the European Union, a report said on Sunday (Jun 25).

Tokyo’s moves aim to minimise Brexit’s impact on Japanese companies as Britain negotiates its exit from the EU, the business daily Nikkei …

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38 Oxley Road committee: Interest in Lee Kuan Yew's will confined to understanding his wishes, says Indranee – Channel NewsAsia


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38 Oxley Road committee: Interest in Lee Kuan Yew’s will confined to understanding his wishes, says Indranee
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SINGAPORE: The interest of the 38 Oxley Road ministerial committee in the will of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew is confined to trying to understand his thinking on the house, said Senior Minister of State for Law Indranee Rajah on Saturday (Jun 24).
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Six dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village – Channel NewsAsia


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Six dead, scores missing hours after landslide buries Chinese village
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More than 100 Chinese villagers were feared dead on Saturday, 17 hours after a landslide buried their homes in southwest China as a day of searching by rescuers uncovered just six bodies, according to state media. Rescue workers search for survivors at …
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2 workers suffer burns in Tuas factory fire – Channel NewsAsia


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2 workers suffer burns in Tuas factory fire
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SINGAPORE: Two people were injured in a fire which broke out at a factory in Tuas on Saturday afternoon (Jun 24). Video of the incident showed thick plumes of black smoke rising into the sky and multiple fire engines at the scene. The fire started at

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2 sofas 'fall from the sky', narrowly miss car along Grange Road – The Straits Times


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2 sofas ‘fall from the sky’, narrowly miss car along Grange Road
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SINGAPORE – Mr Peh Choon Whee was driving along Grange Road on Friday (June 23) morning when a sofa fell onto the road in front of his car. He and his wife later spotted sofa cushions and another sofa on the road. Mr Peh, who works in the technology …

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Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower: emails – TODAYonline


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Arconic knowingly supplied flammable panels for use in tower: emails
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LONDON – Six emails sent by and to an Arconic Inc <ARNC.N> sales manager raise questions about why the company supplied combustible cladding to a distributor for use at Grenfell Tower, despite publicly warning such panels were a fire risk for tall …
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Tech shares lead US stocks; retailers lag

NEW YORK: Tech shares finished the week on a strong note, lifting the Nasdaq on Friday (Jun 23), while leading retailers fell following another weak earnings report from a leading store chain.

A muted session ended with market sentiment bolstered modestly as oil prices mustered a second straight …

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Lee Hsien Yang questions how PM Lee obtained Deed of Gift to NHB – Channel NewsAsia


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Lee Hsien Yang questions how PM Lee obtained Deed of Gift to NHB
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File photo of Lee Hsien Yang leaving the Supreme Court on Apr 10, 2017. (Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP). 24 Jun 2017 12:19AM (Updated: 24 Jun 2017 12:19AM ). Share this content. Share on Facebook. Share on Twitter. Share on LinkedIn. Share via …
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Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze – CTV News


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Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze
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LONDON — Police are considering filing manslaughter charges related to the fire at a west London apartment tower that killed at least 79 people. In its most detailed briefing on the criminal investigation, the Metropolitan Police on Friday confirmed

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UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face 'divorce' – Channel NewsAsia


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UAE warns Qatar to accept demands or face ‘divorce’
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A general view of the road near the Qatari side of the Abu Samrah border crossing with Saudi Arabia which has cut ties with Doha along with its allies. (Photo: AFP/Karim Jaafar). 24 Jun 2017 03:05AM (Updated: 24 Jun 2017 03:30AM ) …
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More than 200000 people wait in limbo as the Philippines fights Islamic State's allies in Mindanao – Los Angeles Times


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More than 200000 people wait in limbo as the Philippines fights Islamic State’s allies in Mindanao
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In an evacuation center filled with parents running after scampering children and adults huddled together on mats, Saipoding Mariga stood alone. He spent his days wandering aimlessly, trying to pass time while waiting for word about his wife, Geraldine.
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Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill – Channel NewsAsia


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Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill
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U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged that a lack of support from four Senate Republicans leaves the party’s healthcare overhaul on a “very, very narrow path” to win passage, but signalled a willingness to work with them to make changes.
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