US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions, tying Trump's hands – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia US Congress to vote on Russia sanctions, tying Trump’s handsChannel NewsAsiaWASHINGTON: The US Congress is poised to approve tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea this week after reaching a compromise deal, which the White House indicated Sunday (Jul 23) it could support. In mid-June, the Senate …Meet Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump’s […]

Tan Cheng Bock's EP appeal to be heard on July 31 – TODAYonline

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TODAYonline Tan Cheng Bock’s EP appeal to be heard on July 31TODAYonlineSINGAPORE — Former presidential candidate Tan Cheng Bock’s appeal against the High Court’s decision to dismiss his legal challenge on the timing for the reserved presidential election will be heard on July 31. In a Facebook post on Sunday (July 23), …Tan Cheng Bock’s appeal […]

Top Merkel aide says Turkey's conduct 'unacceptable' – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Top Merkel aide says Turkey’s conduct ‘unacceptable’Channel NewsAsiaTurkey’s behaviour is “unacceptable” and Germany has a duty to protect its citizens and companies but also wants to maintain strong ties with Ankara, German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff said on Sunday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and …Germans wary of government inaction on Turkey’s provocations: […]

North Korea warns South Korea for condemning ballistic missile test – Business Standard

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Business Standard North Korea warns South Korea for condemning ballistic missile testBusiness StandardWoman walks by a TV news program showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the missile launch, published in the country’s Rodong Sinmun newspaper, at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea. File Photo: PTI …Last chance to see North Korea […]

Thorny affair: How I survived the Durian Run – Channel NewsAsia

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Channel NewsAsia Thorny affair: How I survived the Durian RunChannel NewsAsiaSINGAPORE: Running with sharp, pointy objects goes against conventional wisdom – and even more so doing it en masse – but on Sunday (Jul 23), about 500 people did just that, covering 5km while each lugging a durian, all in the name of charity. Despite …Durian […]

Police arrest 60 in Geylang in 3-day joint raid – AsiaOne

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AsiaOne Police arrest 60 in Geylang in 3-day joint raidAsiaOneSINGAPORE – Police have arrested 60 people in Geylang for various offences during a three-day multi-agency joint operation that ended on July 21. The operation, which involved officers from the Singapore Customs, Immigration and Checkpoints Authority, … and more » Powered by WPeMatico

US stocks dip on lower oil and earnings, ending Nasdaq streak

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NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks fell modestly on Friday (Jul 21) on mixed earnings and lower oil prices, ending Nasdaq’s streak of 10 straight gains that included three straight closing records. Petroleum-linked shares including Dow member Chevron and Halliburton fell as oil prices dropped on worries … Powered by WPeMatico

Hedge fund stung by unusual ruling over Sprint-Clearwire deal

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WILMINGTON, Del: A Delaware judge ruled Friday that wireless carrier Clearwire Corp was sold in 2013 for more than twice its fair value, a decision that dealt a stinging loss to the Aurelius Capital Management hedge fund which spent years battling to prove Clearwire was vastly underpriced. Sprint … Powered by WPeMatico