Netanyahu tells New Zealand that backing UN vote 'will be declaration of war': Report – Channel NewsAsia


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Netanyahu tells New Zealand that backing UN vote ‘will be declaration of war’: Report
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“This is a scandalous decision. I’m asking that you not support it and not promote it,” Netanyahu reportedly told McCully, according to Haaretz, which cited anonymous Western diplomats. Posted 28 Dec 2016 21:39; Updated 28 Dec 2016 21:40. File photo of …
UK’s key role in brokering UN resolution on Israeli settlements confirmedThe Guardian
Kerry to make final push for Mideast peace in speechDaily Mail
Trump urges Israel to ‘stay strong’ as Kerry prepares to speakCBC.ca
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Carrie Fisher's only husband Paul Simon, 75, breaks silence on her death – Daily Mail


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Carrie Fisher’s only husband Paul Simon, 75, breaks silence on her death
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Though Carrie Fisher had many lovers, including Star Wars co-star Harrison Ford, SNL vet Dan Akroyd and Hollywood power agent Bryan Lourd, there was only one husband. And on Wednesday Paul Simon finally broke his silence on the passing of the …
Did Carrie relapse before death?NEWS.com.au
Carrie Fisher’s Death Will Make The Next ‘Star Wars’ An Even Bigger HitForbes
Carrie Fisher: How the Star Wars heroine forged an unlikely friendship with James BluntThe Independent
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Clerk gets 5 years' jail for embezzling over S$600000 – TODAYonline

Clerk gets 5 years’ jail for embezzling over S$600000
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SINGAPORE — An office clerk who emptied her company’s bank account by embezzling more than S$600,000 was sentenced to five years’ jail on Wednesday (Dec 28). Sim Siow Shi, a 30-year-old Malaysian, had been managing the accounts of Fu Yuan …
Clerk jailed 5 years for siphoning $600000 from construction company over one yearThe Straits Times

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Cycling: Bradley Wiggins announces retirement – The Straits Times


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Cycling: Bradley Wiggins announces retirement
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LONDON (AFP) – Bradley Wiggins announced his retirement from professional cycling on Wednesday (Dec 28), bringing the curtain down on a career that saw him become one of Britain’s greatest sportsmen. The 36-year-old became Britain’s first Tour de …
Sir Bradley Wiggins confirms cycling retirement after 20-year career which saw him claim five Olympic goldsDaily Mail
Bradley Wiggins retires: Britain’s most successful Olympian and Tour de France winner announces retirementThe Independent
Sir Bradley Wiggins: A career in picturesBelfast Telegraph
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Changi Airpot passenger traffic up by 3.2%, on path to record – TODAYonline

Changi Airpot passenger traffic up by 3.2%, on path to record
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SINGAPORE — Changi Airport handled 4.78 million passengers last month, up 3.2 per cent compared to the same period last year, as travel to and from South-east Asia, North-east Asia and South Asia rose. The latest data takes its total passenger

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Singaporean fined S$30000 for unlicensed employment agency activities – Channel NewsAsia


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Singaporean fined S$30000 for unlicensed employment agency activities
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SINGAPORE: A 45-year-old Singaporean man was on Tuesday (Dec 27) fined S$30,000, in default eight weeks’ imprisonment, for conducting unlicensed employment agency (EA) activities without a valid licence. Mohamed Yasin Hameed Sultan will also be …

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Abe's Pearl Harbor pilgrimage underlines US-Japan tie – Channel NewsAsia


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Abe’s Pearl Harbor pilgrimage underlines US-Japan tie
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Abe will be hosted by US President Barack Obama, who quits office next month. That means Abe will soon lead Japan into uncharted waters, after incoming US president Donald Trump clouded the guiding stars of US-Japanese ties. Posted 27 Dec 2016 20: …
The Latest: Japanese leader attends Pearl Harbor eventsDaily Mail
Asia Pacific|Without Obama, Shinzo Abe’s Approach to US-Japan Ties May Be TestedNew York Times
Shinzo Abe, Japanese Leader, Visits Pearl Harbor TuesdayU.S. News & World Report
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Trump can't dissolve foundation during investigation – Daily Mail


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Trump can’t dissolve foundation during investigation
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump cannot move ahead with his plan to dismantle his charitable foundation because state prosecutors are probing whether the president-elect personally benefited from its spending, the New York attorney …
Trump taps Bossert for counter-terrorism post: StatementChannel NewsAsia
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Singapore, Australia 'remain committed' to training base plan despite farmers' resistance – TODAYonline

Singapore, Australia ‘remain committed’ to training base plan despite farmers’ resistance
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The Singapore Armed Forces’ Bionix II Infantry Fighting Vehicle manoeuvring at Exercise Wallaby 2016 at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area (SWBTA) in Queensland. Photo: MINDEF. mail · print. View all comments. Tweet · Share. By …

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Aedes Aegypti Mosquito is Top Priority for Brazil's Government – The Rio Times


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Aedes Aegypti Mosquito is Top Priority for Brazil’s Government
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Officials say fight against mosquito which transmits dengue, Zika and Chikungunya is priority but repellents promised a year ago have yet to be distributed. By. Lise Alves. -. December 27, 2016. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. – Advertisement

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Tributes flow for soulful British pop idol George Michael, dead at 53 – Channel NewsAsia


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Tributes flow for soulful British pop idol George Michael, dead at 53
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Madonna, Elton John and Paul McCartney paid tribute on Monday to British pop idol George Michael, who has died age 53 after a career of soulful ballads and dance songs that provided a soundtrack to much of the 1980s and 1990s. Posted 26 Dec 2016 20: …
George Michael diesDaily Mail
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George Michael: Fans mourn pop superstar, 53, as he dies peacefully at home from suspected heart failureTelegraph.co.uk
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Russia hunts for crashed jet's black boxes, says no signs of foul play – Channel NewsAsia


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Russia hunts for crashed jet’s black boxes, says no signs of foul play
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Russia expanded its search on Monday for the remains of a military plane that crashed into the Black Sea, killing all 92 on board, and said pilot error or a technical fault – but not terrorism – were likely to have caused the tragedy. Posted 26 Dec
Russia: Crashed jet fragments pulled from Black SeaDaily Mail
Russian air crash: Investigators rule out terrorism as first plane debris is discoveredTelegraph.co.uk
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Malaysian authorities looking into clips of bus driver looking at phone while driving – Channel NewsAsia


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Malaysian authorities looking into clips of bus driver looking at phone while driving
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The clips posted on Facebook user Firdaus Wong Wai Hung’s page shows the bus driver looking at his smartphone whilst on the road and smoking. Posted 26 Dec 2016 22:47; Updated 26 Dec 2016 22:50. A screengrab from the clip of a Mayang Sari bus …
Videos of bus driver smoking, texting: Police begin probeFree Malaysia Today
14 dead, 16 hurt in bus horrorDaily Express

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Football: Liverpool's Firmino charged with drink driving – Channel NewsAsia


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Football: Liverpool’s Firmino charged with drink driving
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Firmino was stopped by police while driving in Liverpool city centre on Dec 24 and was later charged with the offence. Posted 26 Dec 2016 21:58; Updated 26 Dec 2016 22:00. File photo: Roberto Firmino attending a news conference in Santiago, Chile on …
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino charged with drink driving after being pulled over on Christmas EveDaily Mail
Firmino charged with drink drivingESPN FC
Liverpool striker Firmino charged with drink driving – but will be available to face Stoke CityTelegraph.co.uk
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