Harley-Davidson cuts shipments forecast; shares skid

REUTERS: Harley-Davidson Inc’s shares skidded to a more than one-year low after the motorcycle maker cut its full-year shipments forecast as demand weakens among its aging baby-boomer customers and fewer millennials take to motorcycling.

The Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker also said it would …

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AGC looking into Facebook post by Lee Hsien Yang's son Li Shengwu – Yahoo Singapore News


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AGC looking into Facebook post by Lee Hsien Yang’s son Li Shengwu
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The Attorney-General’s Chamber is looking into a Facebook post made by Lee Hsien Yang’s son Li Shengwu which was critical of Singapore’s court system. Li posted an article by the Wall Street Journal on his Facebook page on Saturday (15 July), which …

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Brexit weekly briefing: Davis and Barnier seek realistic way forward – The Guardian


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Brexit weekly briefing: Davis and Barnier seek realistic way forward
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The EU’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, faces Brexit secretary David Davis at the commission’s HQ. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images. European Union · Brexit weekly briefing. Brexit weekly briefing: Davis and Barnier seek realistic way
Britain and EU vow to get to the ‘heart of the matter’ in Brexit talksThe Straits Times
One Issue That Could Break the Brexit TalksThe Atlantic
David Davis says it’s time ‘to get down to business’ with Brexit – in reality, the time is long passedThe Independent
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You should care about the Trump- Russia scandal – Vox


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You should care about the Trump- Russia scandal
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It’s not a distraction. It’s about holding the president accountable to the public and not his bottom line. Updated by Matthew Yglesias@mattyglesiasmatt@vox.com Jul 17, 2017, 10:00am EDT. tweet · share. While the unfolding saga of Donald Trump and his …
Trump back on offensive after brief respite in ParisThe Straits Times
What it’s like to be Russian in the US right nowMacleans.ca
Trump’s Standing Takes a Hit, Even in Places He Won in 2016NBCNews.com
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Myanmar insists no North Korea links as US envoy visits – TODAYonline


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Myanmar insists no North Korea links as US envoy visits
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YANGON – Myanmar has no military ties with North Korea, a Myanmar official said on Monday, as a U.S. diplomat responsible for North Korea arrived for talks in which he was likely to seek assurances on efforts to isolate it. Ambassador Joseph Yun met …
Japan says time for pressure, not dialogue with North KoreaChannel NewsAsia
Will North Korea Accept the South’s Offer of Talks?The Atlantic
American Peace Activist Is Denied Entry to South KoreaNew York Times
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UAE says report that it was behind Qatari cyber hack is "false" – CBS News


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UAE says report that it was behind Qatari cyber hack is “false”
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The ambassador to UAE pronounced a news report asserting that UAE was responsible for hacking Qatari government sites “false.” “The UAE had no role whatsoever in the alleged hacking described in the article,” Ambassador Yousef al-Otaiba’s statement …
UAE orchestrated hacking of Qatari government sites, sparking regional upheaval, according to US intelligence officialsWashington Post

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FedEx says cyber attack to hurt full-year results

REUTERS: Package delivery company FedEx Corp said a disruption in services in its TNT Express unit following a cyber attack last month would hurt its full-year results.

FedEx’s shares fell as much as 3.4 percent to US$211.53 in early trading as the company said the financial impact of the …

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Halimah 'thinking about' entering race to be president – TODAYonline


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Halimah ‘thinking about’ entering race to be president
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Mdm Halimah Yacob says she will have to consult her family and colleagues before joining in the presidential race. TODAY file photo. View all 0 comments. mail · Share. By. Kelly Ng. -. kellyng@mediacorp.com.sg -. Published: 11:40 PM, July 16, 2017.
Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob indicates she may run for President in coming electionThe Straits Times
Halimah Yacob ‘thinking about’ running for PresidentChannel NewsAsia
Mdm Halimah Yacob indicates clear intention to stand in upcoming Presidential ElectionThe Online Citizen

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One worker killed, 10 injured in Singapore viaduct structure collapse – The Borneo Post


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One worker killed, 10 injured in Singapore viaduct structure collapse
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SINGAPORE: A worker from China was killed and 10 other foreign workers were injured after a viaduct under construction here collapsed early today, according to the Singapore Civil Defence Force. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) said the incident …
Singapore highway structure collapse kills one, injures 10Xinhua

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Singapore, a Model of Orderly Rule, Is Jolted by a Bitter Family Feud – Wall Street Journal (subscription)


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Singapore, a Model of Orderly Rule, Is Jolted by a Bitter Family Feud
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A property battle among children of the city-state’s late founding father Lee Kuan Yew has burst into public view, drawing government attention and allegations of impropriety. By. Chun Han Wong. Chun Han Wong. The Wall Street Journal. BiographyChun …

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4 teens arrested for allegedly conspiring to commit robbery – Channel NewsAsia


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4 teens arrested for allegedly conspiring to commit robbery
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SINGAPORE: Four teens aged between 14 and 16 were arrested in Bishan early on Sunday morning (Jul 16) for allegedly conspiring to commit robbery. In a news release, police said they were informed of a group of men donning black masks along Bishan …

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Australian company in Singaporean's skydiving death expresses sympathy for victim's family – The Straits Times


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Australian company in Singaporean’s skydiving death expresses sympathy for victim’s family
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SYDNEY – The Australian skydiving company which oversaw a tragic jump in which a Singaporean, Mr Mario Low Ke Wei, and his instructor died has expressed sympathy for the families of the victims, saying that “sometimes accidents do happen”. As police …
Singaporean dies in tandem skydiving accident near SydneyChannel NewsAsia
Australian skydiver with more than 10000 jumps dies in ‘extremely rare’ accidentStuff.co.nz
Young skydiver Mario Low Ke Wei was ‘adventurous’ traveller from Singapore, heartbroken sister saysdailytelegraph.com.au
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Commentary: Arresting the painful decline of Hong Kong’s financial centre status

SINGAPORE: Described as “embattled”, “in decline” or “less shiny” by observers, Hong Kong is facing significant challenges in its bid to retain its position as Asia’s leading global financial centre.

Hong Kong’s decline was made most obvious last year, when the territory fell from third to fourth …

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PIE work site collapse: OKP Holdings' shares hit after accident at unit's worksite – The Straits Times


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PIE work site collapse: OKP Holdings’ shares hit after accident at unit’s worksite
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The Land Transport Authority said that work has resumed at all its road and rail construction sites after safety checks. The checks came after a new viaduct being built collapsed on Friday morning, killing one worker and injuring 10. Yesterday’s
Collapsed flyover viaduct: Opening of temporary bypass road delayed to SundayTODAYonline
Structure on highway under construction collapses near PIE, leaving 1 dead, 10 injuredYahoo Singapore News
OKP: ‘Saddened’ by fatal collapse at PIE work site, will cooperate with investigationTHE BUSINESS TIMES
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Singapore maintains consistent position, even as it recalibrates to remain relevant, says PM Lee [TODAY Online] – Gov.sg (press release)


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Singapore maintains consistent position, even as it recalibrates to remain relevant, says PM Lee [TODAY Online]
Gov.sg (press release)
The Republic will maintain a consistent position in its dealings with the major powers, even as it periodically re-calibrates policies to remain relevant, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has said. In a broad-ranging dialogue session at the closing of

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Malaysian drug trafficker hanged – The Straits Times


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Malaysian drug trafficker hanged
The Straits Times
A 29-year-old Malaysian convicted three years ago of importing 22.24g of heroin into Singapore was hanged yesterday morning at Changi Prison, after his eleventh-hour bid to stave off his execution was denied by the Court of Appeal on Thursday afternoon.
Singapore executes Malaysian for drug traffickingChannel NewsAsia

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The Latest: Opposition criticizes Turkish govt over coup – Washington Post


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The Latest: Opposition criticizes Turkish govt over coup
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ISTANBUL — The Latest on the first anniversary since Turkey quashed last summer’s coup attempt (all times local):. 3:40 p.m.. Two opposition parties have slammed the Turkish government for missing a historic opportunity to unite the country after last …

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Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's ashes scattered at sea – Channel NewsAsia


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Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo’s ashes scattered at sea
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Liu Xiaobo’s wife Liu Xia (centre) and Liu’s brother, Liu Xiaoguang (left), holding a portrait of the late Nobel laureate and receiving his ashes (right) in an urn at a funeral parlour in the Chinese city of Shenyang, Liaoning province, on Jul 15, 2017
Thousands take part in Hong Kong march in memory of late Chinese dissident Liu XiaoboThe Straits Times
Thousands march in Hong Kong in memory of Liu XiaoboYahoo Singapore News
Ashes of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize-winning dissident Liu Xiaobo scattered at seaThe Independent
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