McGregor eyes more money fights as Mayweather retires – Channel NewsAsia


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McGregor eyes more money fights as Mayweather retires
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Described as the fight the fans asked for by the executives who made it happen, Saturday’s clash between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was only ever about one thing – money. Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L) of the U.S. and UFC …
Boxing: Conor McGregor says the world is his oyster, be it in MMA or elsewhere with US$100m in the bankThe Straits Times
Floyd Mayweather Jr. fleeced fans with a poor effort against overmatched Conor McGregorLos Angeles Times
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SEA Games: Figure skater Yu Shuran clinches S'pore's 1st winter sports gold at SEA Games – The Straits Times


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SEA Games: Figure skater Yu Shuran clinches S’pore’s 1st winter sports gold at SEA Games
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KUALA LUMPUR – Figure skater Yu Shuran clinched Singapore’s first winter sports gold at the SEA Games after she came out tops in the women’s competition on Sunday (Aug 27). The 17-year-old, who on Saturday in the short programme had score 53.28 …
Golfers get another shot at goldThe New Paper

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At least 2 dead as Harvey lashes Texas with torrential rain – Channel NewsAsia


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At least 2 dead as Harvey lashes Texas with torrential rain
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A mobile home lies split open in the Paradise Lagoons RV Resort on August 26, 2017 in Aransas Pass, TX following passage of Hurricane Harvey. (Photo: AFP/ Daniel Kramer). 27 Aug 2017 06:06PM (Updated: 27 Aug 2017 06:22PM ) …
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Fears grow as Hurricane Harvey kills at least five and pummels Houston with catastrophic rainsNEWS.com.au
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Storm Pakhar hits Hong Kong and Macau days after deadly Hato – Channel NewsAsia


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Storm Pakhar hits Hong Kong and Macau days after deadly Hato
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Tropical storm Pakhar brought strong winds and heavy rain to Hong Kong and Macau on Sunday, just four days after one of the strongest typhoons on record, Hato, caused serious flooding and damage in the territories and killed at least 10 people in the …
‘Nothing much to lose’: Macau residents unfazed by Pakhar after Hato’s devastating chaosSouth China Morning Post
Second storm hits Hong Kong and Macau amid typhoon recoveryYahoo Singapore News
Still recovering from a typhoon, Hong Kong and Macau hit by tropical cyclone PakharThe National
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When asked if the president represents American values, Rex Tillerson says Trump 'speaks for himself' – Business Insider


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When asked if the president represents American values, Rex Tillerson says Trump ‘speaks for himself’
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday seemed to dismiss the credibility of President Donald Trump’s rhetoric. In an interview on Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace pointed out that a United Nations committee criticized Trump’s apparent defense of …
Tillerson keeps distance from Trump’s race row stanceYahoo Singapore News
Tillerson on Trump’s Commitment to Defending US Values: ‘The President Speaks for Himself’Mediaite

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Yingluck's flight provides Thai junta welcome way out – Channel NewsAsia


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Yingluck’s flight provides Thai junta welcome way out
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Ousted former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court in Bangkok, Thailand, August 1, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha. 26 Aug 2017 06:55PM …
A familiar picture offers a window for change in Thai politicsThe Straits Times
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Hurricane Harvey slows after bashing into Texas – Channel NewsAsia


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Hurricane Harvey slows after bashing into Texas
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Traffic lights lie on a street after being knocked down as Hurricane Harvey approached Corpus Christi, Texas, on Friday. Harvey was downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane by early on Saturday. (Photo: Reuters/Adrees Latif). 26 Aug 2017 06:21PM (Updated: …
Hurricane Harvey: Storm Slams Southern Texas as Residents FleeNew York Times
Harvey makes landfall in Texas as Category 4 hurricane, weakens as it moves inlandThe Straits Times
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North Korea fired 3 short-range missiles as South Korea, US says 2 'had not failed' – The Straits Times


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North Korea fired 3 short-range missiles as South Korea, US says 2 ‘had not failed’
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A man in Seoul watching a television screen reporting news of North Korea’s latest submarine-launched ballistic missile test on Aug 25, 2016. PHOTO: AFP. Published. Aug 26, 2017, 6:48 am SGT. Updated. 1 hour ago. Facebook Twitter WhatsApp Email …
North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drillsChannel NewsAsia
North Korea Has Now Fired 21 Missiles In 2017, Well Ahead of Last Year’s PaceNewsweek
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim rape case verdict LIVE: Army enters Dera Sacha Sauda premises in Haryana's Sirsa – Firstpost


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Gurmeet Ram Rahim rape case verdict LIVE: Army enters Dera Sacha Sauda premises in Haryana’s Sirsa
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As Dera followers run amok, causing damage to life and property across haryana, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and administration has some tough questions to answer. Despite heavy force deployment and Centre’s support, the administration for …
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Football: Sterling grabs last-gasp victory for City, then sent off – Channel NewsAsia


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Football: Sterling grabs last-gasp victory for City, then sent off
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Raheem Sterling’s scrambled last-gasp winner gave Manchester City the points with a 2-1 Premier League victory at Bournemouth on England’s south coast on Saturday. Premier League – AFC Bournemouth vs Manchester City, Bournemouth, Britain – August …
Football: Guardiola baffled by Sterling red cardThe Straits Times
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Indian protests after 'godman' convicted of rape kill 19 – Channel NewsAsia


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Indian protests after ‘godman’ convicted of rape kill 19
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A court in north India on Friday convicted a self-styled “godman” of raping two women, triggering angry protests by his supporters who had gathered in their thousands outside the court to protest his innocence, lawyers said. Police patrol next to
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Thailand's ousted PM Yingluck has fled abroad: sources – Channel NewsAsia


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Thailand’s ousted PM Yingluck has fled abroad: sources
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A Thai Supreme Court judge said he suspected Yingluck Shinawatra, the prime minister ousted by a coup in 2014, had fled or gone into hiding after she failed to attend court on Friday for the verdict in a negligence case brought by the ruling junta
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Yingluck no-show will have little long-term impact on Puea Thai party: AnalystsThe Straits Times
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Farmer and three sons jailed total of 105 years for rape, incest in Sarawak – The Straits Times


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Farmer and three sons jailed total of 105 years for rape, incest in Sarawak
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KOTA SAMARAHAN, Sarawak (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – A Sarawak farmer and his three sons were sentenced to a total of 105 years’ jail and caning after they pleaded guilty to 13 counts of incest on Friday (Aug 25). The victims were the farmer’s …

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Samsung leader Lee Jae-yong given 5-year jail sentence for bribery – Channel NewsAsia


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Samsung leader Lee Jae-yong given 5-year jail sentence for bribery
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Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong faces multiple charges including bribery, embezzlement and perjury. (Photo: AFP/Dale DE LA REY, Chung Sung-Jun). 24 Aug 2017 11:05PM (Updated: 25 Aug 2017 07:17PM ) …
Supporters of ousted South Korea leader outraged over jail for Samsung chiefTODAYonline
Morning Agenda: Samsung Heir’s Conviction Shakes Up EmpireNew York Times
Uncertainty awaits Samsung after heir and vice-chairman gets five-year jail term for bribing former presidentSouth China Morning Post
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MGTO urges tourists to reconsider trips to Macau – GGRAsia


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MGTO urges tourists to reconsider trips to Macau
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The Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) on Friday urged tourists to reconsider any upcoming trips to Macau due to the aftermath of Typhoon Hato. Typhoon Hato struck Macau on Wednesday morning, with wind speeds of more than 200 kilometres per …
Macau Uber drivers offer free rides after Typhoon HatoEJ Insight
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