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Former French PM Valls to run for Barcelona mayor

Former French prime minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday he would run for mayor of Barcelona, the first time a high-profile European politician has entered a major election in another country and a risky political bid for him.
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Former French PM Valls to run for Barcelona mayor

Former French prime minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday he would run for mayor of Barcelona, the first time a high-profile European politician has entered a major election in another country and a risky political bid for him.

Fiat Chrysler says regulators get 'wake-up call' over fuel rules

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday that U.S. regulators have received a "wake-up call" from automakers over the hurdles they face in trying to meet rising Obama-era fuel-efficiency requirements.
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Fiat Chrysler says regulators get 'wake-up call' over fuel rules

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Tuesday that U.S. regulators have received a "wake-up call" from automakers over the hurdles they face in trying to meet rising Obama-era fuel-efficiency requirements.

Google to allow certain cryptocurrency ads in US, Japan

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it would allow certain regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to advertise in the United States and Japan, easing an earlier ban on all cryptocurrency ads.
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Google to allow certain cryptocurrency ads in US, Japan

Alphabet Inc's Google said on Tuesday it would allow certain regulated cryptocurrency exchanges to advertise in the United States and Japan, easing an earlier ban on all cryptocurrency ads.

Vowing US first, Trump presses on Iran and trade at UN

Addressing the annual UN General Assembly, Donald Trump lashed out at the OPEC oil cartel, China's trade policies and the International Criminal Court which he vowed the US would never accept.
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Vowing US first, Trump presses on Iran and trade at UN

Addressing the annual UN General Assembly, Donald Trump lashed out at the OPEC oil cartel, China's trade policies and the International Criminal Court which he vowed the US would never accept.

Singapore diplomat Tommy Koh urges repeal of 'antiquated' gay sex law

One of Singapore's most influential diplomats called Tuesday for the repeal of a law criminalising sex between men, saying it was time for the modern city-state to abandon the «antiquated» legislation. The Indian Supreme Court's decision earlier
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Singapore diplomat Tommy Koh urges repeal of 'antiquated' gay sex law

One of Singapore's most influential diplomats called Tuesday for the repeal of a law criminalising sex between men, saying it was time for the modern city-state to abandon the «antiquated» legislation. The Indian Supreme Court's decision earlier this month to decriminalise homosexual sex has sparked fresh debate in Singapore, and a new legal challenge has been lodged against the city's anti-gay sex law.

Manchester United expects higher revenue, core earnings for 2019

English Premier League soccer club Manchester United forecast higher revenue and core earnings for 2019, even as the company reported lower results for the fourth quarter of 2018.
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Manchester United expects higher revenue, core earnings for 2019

English Premier League soccer club Manchester United forecast higher revenue and core earnings for 2019, even as the company reported lower results for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Austrian leader rejects far right's plan to shut out some media

Austria's chancellor said on Tuesday a proposal by his far-right coalition partners to shut out several newspapers was unacceptable, suggesting fresh tensions between the ruling parties.
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Austrian leader rejects far right's plan to shut out some media

Austria's chancellor said on Tuesday a proposal by his far-right coalition partners to shut out several newspapers was unacceptable, suggesting fresh tensions between the ruling parties.

How Trump split Mexico and Canada in NAFTA talks

A day after winning the Mexican presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a congratulatory call from U.S. President Donald Trump. But Trump had something more important on his mind: Would Mexico's new president consider a bilateral trade deal?
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How Trump split Mexico and Canada in NAFTA talks

A day after winning the Mexican presidential election, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a congratulatory call from U.S. President Donald Trump. But Trump had something more important on his mind: Would Mexico's new president consider a bilateral trade deal?

Iran's Revolutionary Guards call Trump «evil and adventurous» for fresh sanctions - IRNA

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards called U.S. President Donald Trump "evil and adventurous" on Tuesday for waging an economic war against Tehran, according to a statement published on state media.
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Iran's Revolutionary Guards call Trump «evil and adventurous» for fresh sanctions - IRNA

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards called U.S. President Donald Trump "evil and adventurous" on Tuesday for waging an economic war against Tehran, according to a statement published on state media.

WHO extremely concerned about Ebola 'perfect storm' in Congo

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.
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WHO extremely concerned about Ebola 'perfect storm' in Congo

The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks by armed groups, community resistance and the geographic spread of the disease.

TCM physician suspended for 3 years, fined $10,000 after asking cancer patient to delay surgery

SINGAPORE - A traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioner was suspended for three years and fined $10,000 for serious professional misconduct, more than a year after an identical sentence was quashed in the High Court. In 2014, the physician, Mr Chua Ben
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TCM physician suspended for 3 years, fined $10,000 after asking cancer patient to delay surgery

SINGAPORE - A traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioner was suspended for three years and fined $10,000 for serious professional misconduct, more than a year after an identical sentence was quashed in the High Court. In 2014, the physician, Mr Chua Beng Chye, recommended a patient diagnosed with early-stage breast and lung cancer to delay surgery by three months to undergo TCM treatment.

Hackers searched for PM Lee's records using his NRIC number

SINGAPORE - Hackers that infiltrated the SingHealth database had specifically searched for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's personal data and outpatient prescription records using his NRIC number. He was one of the three people who were targeted in specific
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Hackers searched for PM Lee's records using his NRIC number

SINGAPORE - Hackers that infiltrated the SingHealth database had specifically searched for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's personal data and outpatient prescription records using his NRIC number. He was one of the three people who were targeted in specific queries made to the database using their identity card numbers.

NTUC FairPrice stops strawberry imports from Australia; AVA in touch with authorities there

SINGAPORE - Supermarket chain NTUC FairPrice has stopped all strawberry imports from Australia on Monday (Sept 24), in the light of more than 100 alleged incidents in Australia where consumers found needles in the fruit. Another supermarket chain here, Shen
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NTUC FairPrice stops strawberry imports from Australia; AVA in touch with authorities there

SINGAPORE - Supermarket chain NTUC FairPrice has stopped all strawberry imports from Australia on Monday (Sept 24), in the light of more than 100 alleged incidents in Australia where consumers found needles in the fruit. Another supermarket chain here, Sheng Siong, has requested its suppliers here to use metal detectors to check each punnet of strawberries. Meanwhile, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) said it is in contact with the Australian authorities on the issue, and monitoring the situation closely.

Man who threatened Boston Globe also called NY Times, NFL: Prosecutor

U.S. investigators are probing whether a man accused of threatening to kill journalists at the Boston Globe after calling them "the enemy of the people" made similar threats to the New York Times and National Football League, a prosecutor said on Mo
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Man who threatened Boston Globe also called NY Times, NFL: Prosecutor

U.S. investigators are probing whether a man accused of threatening to kill journalists at the Boston Globe after calling them "the enemy of the people" made similar threats to the New York Times and National Football League, a prosecutor said on Monday.

Thousands protest in Argentina ahead of general strike

Tens of thousands of people marched in Buenos Aires Monday ahead of a general strike called to reject an austerity budget that Argentine President Mauricio Macri says is needed to secure IMF funds.
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Thousands protest in Argentina ahead of general strike

Tens of thousands of people marched in Buenos Aires Monday ahead of a general strike called to reject an austerity budget that Argentine President Mauricio Macri says is needed to secure IMF funds.

US approves possible sale of military parts to Taiwan

The US State Department is ready to sell a batch of military parts to Taiwan, officials said Monday, the same day President Donald Trump's latest round of tariffs against Chinese imports took effect.
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US approves possible sale of military parts to Taiwan

The US State Department is ready to sell a batch of military parts to Taiwan, officials said Monday, the same day President Donald Trump's latest round of tariffs against Chinese imports took effect.

From ticketing to salaries, football explores power of blockchain

Football clubs are starting to tap the potential of blockchain technology as an innovative way to deal with longstanding issues such as ticket scalping, fan engagement and the payment of players' salaries.
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From ticketing to salaries, football explores power of blockchain

Football clubs are starting to tap the potential of blockchain technology as an innovative way to deal with longstanding issues such as ticket scalping, fan engagement and the payment of players' salaries.

Football: Sunderland rescind missing Ndong's contract

Sunderland have told midfielder Didier Ndong they intend to terminate his contract after the club's record signing went absent without leave in the wake of their relegation to League One last season.
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Football: Sunderland rescind missing Ndong's contract

Sunderland have told midfielder Didier Ndong they intend to terminate his contract after the club's record signing went absent without leave in the wake of their relegation to League One last season.

Football: Ronaldo turns to Juventus challenge after FIFA best player snub

Cristiano Ronaldo turns his focus back to Juventus's quest for a treble this season on Wednesday after losing out in the FIFA's best player of the year award.
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Football: Ronaldo turns to Juventus challenge after FIFA best player snub

Cristiano Ronaldo turns his focus back to Juventus's quest for a treble this season on Wednesday after losing out in the FIFA's best player of the year award.

Cricket chiefs vigilant over Twenty20 corruption risks

Cricket's governing body admitted the popularity of Twenty20 cricket has increased the risks of corruption in the game, but insisted extra vigilance was in place to monitor them.
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Cricket chiefs vigilant over Twenty20 corruption risks

Cricket's governing body admitted the popularity of Twenty20 cricket has increased the risks of corruption in the game, but insisted extra vigilance was in place to monitor them.

Leaders back climate change urgency in New York

Heads of state and government on Monday kicked off "Climate Week," held every year on the margins of the UN General Assembly, by urging world leaders to act urgently to reduce global warming.
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Leaders back climate change urgency in New York

Heads of state and government on Monday kicked off "Climate Week," held every year on the margins of the UN General Assembly, by urging world leaders to act urgently to reduce global warming.

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