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Wayne Rooney: Everton striker's focus is on club rather than country
Striker Wayne Rooney says he is "focusing on Everton" rather than an international recall after scoring his 200th Premier League goal. Rooney, 31, netted the opener in Monday's 1-1 draw at Manchester City - his second goal in two league games. He was ...
Li Shengwu highlights PM Lee's press secretary knew about contents of AGC ...
Li Shengwu has published in full the letters the Attorney General's Chambers sent him on Aug. 8 and his response to them on Aug. 18. Li wrote in a Facebook post on Monday, Aug. 21, that “the AGC privately revised its demands to me”, but “my uncle PM ...
Conspiracy theorists: Eclipse is bad news for the world, Trump
Trump was born June 14, 1946, during a lunar eclipse. His astrological sign is Gemini but Gordon said he has Leo rising at 29 degrees on the star Regulus and Mars is in Leo. Regulus on his rising sign and Mars mean he must follow a strict code of ...
Frenzied Antonio Conte improvises to ensure Chelsea find a way to win
It was not merely that this was an awkward collision with Chelsea's most potent challengers of last season, and a side unbeaten at home in the league – albeit not in this arena – since May 2016. Chelsea had arrived wounded and with a makeshift feel, a ...
USS John S McCain
USS John S McCain collision: Search continues for 10 missing sailors, US Navy says
SINGAPORE: Search efforts for 10 missing US sailors continued more than 24 hours after the US Navy destroyer USS John S McCain and an oil tanker collided in Singapore territorial waters on early Monday morning (Aug 21). Aircraft from the amphibious ...
Game of Thrones season 7 episode 6
“Game of Thrones” Season 7, Episode 6 Recap: You Don't Understand
Meanwhile, Gendry scurries up and down mountains, moving at the speed of late-season “Game of Thrones” everything—in other words, fast. The wights have our boys surrounded, and it's still just a weird stare-off. Why? I am unclear on wight strategy ...
Schooling draws cheers as he smashes Games mark
Among them was Singapore's Joseph Schooling, who recently provoked the ire of Malaysians when he was misquoted as saying he would teach the SEA Games hosts "a thing or two" during the competition. The 2016 Olympic 100m fly champion has since ...
Hey, Lady! My Private Audience with Jerry Lewis
In 1995, I was sent by the New York Times Magazine to interview Jerry Lewis at a midtown hotel. There was a line of reporters waiting outside his room, all of us there to get quotes from the then 69-year-old star about his upcoming role as Applegate in ...
Quah Jing Wen
SEA Games: Quah Jing Wen comes of age as Joseph Schooling cruises
KUALA LUMPUR - The present and future of Singapore swimming was on show yesterday as Quah Jing Wen and Joseph Schooling ensured the Republic's swim squad got off to a golden start at the SEA Games. Olympic 100m butterfly champion Schooling's ...
WWE SummerSlam 2017 Results: What Fans Are Marking Out for After Latest PPV
With outstanding matches, big spots and surprising results, WWE SummerSlam 2017 was a show fans will not forget in a hurry. The Brooklyn crowd were left with plenty of big moments from the pay-per-view that will make for an intriguing few months for ...
Quah Zheng Wen
SEA Games: Quah Zheng Wen loses 50m backstroke title
Quah's silver is Singapore's first medal in swimming at the 2017 SEA Games. His timing, however, was slower than his SEA Games record of 25.27s set in Singapore two years back. He has an opportunity to make amends on Tuesday as he will be competing ...
Rick and Morty Season 3 Episode 5
Rick and Morty Season 3 Episode 5 Review: The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy
I certainly didn't expect two truly brilliant Rick and Morty episodes in succession and, furthermore, that “The Whirly Dirly Conspiracy” might even be better than “Vindicators 3: The Return of Worldender,” but here we are. Both episodes have razor ...
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National Day Rally 2017: Parking goes coupon-free from October with mobile app
SINGAPORE - Motorists will be able to use coupon-free parking from October, when the mobile app Parking.sg becomes available for download. The app - developed by the Urban Redevelopment Authority, Housing Board and GovTech - will replace the use ...
Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner reveals who could face Rotherham United
Huddersfield Town fans could get a first sight of Laurent Depoitre, Scott Malone and young Jordan Williams in the Carabao Cup. Head coach David Wagner is promising rotation among the squad for the visit of Rotherham United, as Town bid to reach a ...
Feedback wanted on proposed changes to increase accountability of charities
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Barcelona believe Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta will sign new contracts, but ...
It is now just over four months until Lionel Messi and Andrés Iniesta can begin to discuss Bosman transfers for the summer of 2018. That, in one sentence, highlights Barcelona's incompetence in tying down their best players, the two players who could ...
Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois joins in the mockery of Tottenham's piped-in ...
Keeper Courtois admitted Tottenham fans were more vocal in the second half as their team pinned Chelsea back, but said: “If they make more noise it would be better for them but, if you have to put noise over the speakers to create atmosphere, it is not ...
Americans cheer as total solar eclipse crosses US
SHERIDAN, Oregon/SALMON, Idaho (REUTERS) - Millions of Americans equipped with protective glasses took up prime positions on Monday (Aug 21) along a ribbon of land across the United States to marvel as the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in ...
Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal: Premier League – as it happened
It was wildly frustrating stuff from Arsenal, and for all their dominance – 77% possession, apparently – they actually created few clear chances. Had a very marginal offside decision gone the other way and Lacazette's apparent equaliser stood, or a ...
Indonesia flag gaffe triggers criticism, apologies
KUALA LUMPUR • Indonesia's President Joko Widodo yesterday expressed concern after SEA Games organisers mistakenly published the country's flag upside down in a commemorative magazine, prompting anger among Indonesians. Malaysia's foreign ...