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Football: Bayern tune up for Real with victory at Hanover

1 hour 20 min ago
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich warmed up for Real Madrid with a 3-0 win at Hanover 96 on Saturday as Thomas Mueller and Robert Lewandowski both scored after coming off the bench.

Past presidents, family and friends bid farewell to Barbara Bush

1 hour 35 min ago
Past presidents, family and friends came together Saturday to bid farewell to Barbara Bush, the matriarch of one of America's most prominent political dynasties, at a funeral service in Texas.

Football: Roma warm up for Liverpool with 3-0 win over SPAL

1 hour 46 min ago
Roma warmed up for next week's Champions League clash with Liverpool by easing past SPAL 3-0 on Saturday to keep their push for elite European football next season on track.

US regulator permits China's ZTE to submit more evidence

1 hour 54 min ago
The U.S. Commerce Department has granted ZTE Corp's request to submit more evidence after the agency banned American companies from selling to the Chinese technology firm, a senior Commerce official said on Saturday.

Experts take samples from site of alleged Syria gas attack

2 hours 8 min ago
Investigators from the global chemical arms watchdog collected samples Saturday from the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria two weeks ago, after security concerns delayed their probe.

Rugby - Leinster sweep Scarlets aside to reach Champions Cup final

2 hours 9 min ago
DUBLIN: Leinster showed why they are Champions Cup favourites as they destroyed Scarlets 38-16 in their semi-final on Saturday to move one step away from equalling Toulouse's record of four European titles. The Irish province had far too much variety, relentlessly punishing the visitors out wide ...

Death toll in Nicaragua protests rises to six

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:55
MANAGUA: At least six people have died in violent protests in Nicaragua over changes to social security, the Red Cross said on Saturday, as pressure increased on the government of President Daniel Ortega to halt the bloodshed. Nicaraguans have been protesting since Wednesday against the changes ...

Zaha denied penalty shouts as Watford and Palace share point

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:45
REUTERS: Watford and Crystal Palace continued to inch towards Premier League safety after a scrappy goalless draw at Vicarage Road on Saturday that means the home side have taken just two points from a possible 21. Wilfried Zaha always looked the most likely to break the deadlock, with Watford ...

Tennis: Japan's Nishikori wears down Zverev to set up Nadal final

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:37
Kei Nishikori fought back from a set down to beat Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals on Saturday to set up a showdown with Rafael Nadal.

Philippines' Duterte sets window for peace talks with communist rebels

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:30
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday he had set a 60-day timeframe for peace talks he is seeking to revive with communist guerrillas, urging the rebels' exiled leader to come home to hammer out a deal.

'No criminal suspicion' in DJ Avicii's death: Oman police source

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:00
MUSCAT: A police source in Oman said Saturday (Apr 21) there was no suspicion of criminal activity after Swedish DJ superstar Avicii was found dead in the Gulf sultanate's capital Muscat. The 28-year-old's representative announced his death in a statement on Friday without specifying the cause ...

Russia says not yet served with US Democrats' lawsuit notice

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:55
MOSCOW: Russia has not been officially notified about the U.S. Democratic Party's lawsuit over the results of the 2016 presidential election in the United States, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and ...

Kathy was a ‘people person’, loved by many: Family, friends of NUS undergraduate who died in taxi accident

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:50
The NUS undergrad who died in a horrific traffic accident at Clementi Road junction was an active student, playful and very filial, says her mother Jacqueline Ong.

Dead Gaza teenager ignored mother's warning

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:30
GAZA: Fourteen-year-old Mohammad Ayoub ignored his mother's objection and slipped away to join this week's protest along the Gaza-Israel border, just hours after Israel's military dropped leaflets in his Gaza village warning residents to stay away. A few hours later, the teenager was killed by an ...

Telecom standards group puts new technology on hold in wake of US probe

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:11
A telecommunications standards organization - GSMA - said on Saturday it is delaying implementation of a new cellphone technology due to a U.S. government probe of alleged coordination between the group, AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc to hinder consumers from easily switching wireless ...

'Smallville' actress charged with sex trafficking for cult-like group

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 21:05
An actress from the US TV series "Smallville" has been arrested on charges of sex trafficking for recruiting women to a purported self-help group in which they were forced to have sex with its leader, US prosecutors say.

Family of Myanmar policeman who described sting on Reuters reporters evicted: family

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:50
The family of a Myanmar policeman who told a court how police planted secret documents on Reuters reporters to "entrap" them was evicted from police housing in the capital Naypyitaw on Saturday, less than 24 hours after his testimony, family members said.

Family of Myanmar policeman who described sting on Reuters reporters evicted - family

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:40
The family of a Myanmar policeman who told a court how police planted secret documents on Reuters reporters to "entrap" them was evicted from police housing in the capital Naypyitaw on Saturday, less than 24 hours after his testimony, family members said.

US sanctions on Vekselberg have US$1.5-US$2 billion assets frozen: sources

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:15
ZURICH/MOSCOW - Assets totaling between US$1.5 billion and US$2 billion have been frozen as a result of sanctions imposed on Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg and his Renova Group conglomerate, two sources close to the matter told Reuters on Saturday. The United States imposed sanctions against ...

Wenger 'was sacked' insists Arsenal great Wright

Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:03
Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright has insisted Arsene Wenger must have been sacked as he cannot believe his old boss would have walked away from his post.