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  • Yahoo tests using Google search skills
    Yahoo tests using Google search skills

    Yahoo said on Thursday that it is testing letting Google put its online search skills to work at some of its online properties. The pioneering Silicon Valley Internet firm was looking at whether …

  • Hewitt hungry to mentor Australia's next tennis generation
    Hewitt hungry to mentor Australia's next tennis generation AFP News - 18 minutes ago

    Lleyton Hewitt is keen to mentor the new generation of Australian tennis stars and help them follow in his footsteps by becoming Grand Slam champions. Hewitt, 34, who will retire after the Australian Open in January, is eager to pass on the … More »

  • Financial Liberties For Same-sex Couples Once They Are Allowed to Marry …
    Financial Liberties For Same-sex Couples Once They Are Allowed to Marry … iMoney Philippines - 21 minutes ago

    Photo: Benson Kua (CC By-SA 2.0) The United States’ highest court has recently released a historic ruling allowing same-sex couples … The post Financial Liberties For Same-sex Couples Once They Are Allowed to Marry in the Philippines appeared first … More »

  • Fireworks-filled van explodes on California freeway
    Fireworks-filled van explodes on California freeway Associated Press - 21 minutes ago

    IVANPAH, Calif. (AP) — Jay Rutherford and his bandmates were mesmerized by the billowing smoke and small "psychedelic explosions" emanating from the van on the side of the freeway. … More »

  • Stargaze at Arsenal and Everton football stars in person
    Stargaze at Arsenal and Everton football stars in person Weekender - 39 minutes ago

    Can the atmosphere at the upcoming Barclays Asia Trophy Tour match the fervour of the 28th SEA games football final?   The Barclays Asia Trophy Tour comes to Singapore on Jul 15 and 18, with fans of English Premier League clubs Arsenal, Stoke and … More »

  • Why Copper’s bar bites will leave you wanting more
    Why Copper’s bar bites will leave you wanting more Weekender - 50 minutes ago

    Steampunk-meets-Harry-Potter with top-class tapas – hop on, don’t miss the train at this new eclectic gin bar   Step into a curious world with delicious food and cocktails to spice up your night   Wandering along Keong Saik and Jiak Chuan roads, I … More »

  • Take charge of our country: Singapore female military veteran
    Take charge of our country: Singapore female military veteran Yahoo Newsroom - 52 minutes ago

    Judy Kong (second from left), a veteran who volunteered with the Singapore Women’s Auxiliary Naval Service (SWANS), and Setoh Wei Leng, Born a Hero panelist who provided her significant other with moral support as he went through National Service. … More »

  • 8 quirky UNESCO sites you have to check out
    8 quirky UNESCO sites you have to check out Weekender - 56 minutes ago

    Every UNESCO World Heritage site is infinitely amazing, but these eccentric few stand out with their unique features   Did an extraterrestrial force imprint the Nazca lines in Peru?   UNESCO sites – places with special cultural or physical … More »

  • 6.1 magnitude earthquake in China's Xinjiang: USGS
    6.1 magnitude earthquake in China's Xinjiang: USGS AFP News - 57 minutes ago

    An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck China's far western region of Xinjiang on Friday, the US Geological Survey said. The location given by USGS put it on the edge of the Taklamakan desert, a vast and uninhabited region. The China … More »

  • Two blasts hit Colombian capital, 10 hurt
    Two blasts hit Colombian capital, 10 hurt AFP News - 58 minutes ago

    At least 10 people were hurt when two minor blasts rattled the Colombian capital Bogota, officials said, putting authorities on alert amid an uptick in violence. None of the 10 were badly injured but Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas branded … More »

  • Another shark scare in Australia sees surf competition canned
    Another shark scare in Australia sees surf competition canned AFP News - 59 minutes ago

    An Australian surfer was knocked off his board by a shark on Friday close to where a gruesome attack occurred a day earlier, forcing a world junior surf competition to be called off. The shark bit into the man's board while he was surfing in Lennox … More »

  • Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC
    Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC Associated Press - 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were … More »

  • No racial motivation in US church fires: official
    No racial motivation in US church fires: official AFP News - 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    Fires at six African-American churches in the southern United States do not appear to be linked or racially motivated, officials said. Preliminary investigations point to three of the fires being accidental, with the cause of the other three still … More »

  • Smoke subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee
    Smoke subsides after hazardous rail spill in Tennessee Associated Press - 1 hour 14 minutes ago

    MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and caught fire in the middle of the night in eastern Tennessee, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people and sending dozens to the hospital with respiratory issues … More »

  • 2 bombings wound 8 people in Colombia's capital, police say
    2 bombings wound 8 people in Colombia's capital, police say Associated Press - 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Two bombs exploded in different parts of Colombia's capital Thursday, wounding eight people in attacks that appeared aimed at a private pension fund, authorities said. … More »

  • UN declares Burundi elections not free or credible
    UN declares Burundi elections not free or credible AFP News - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    Elections in Burundi that were wracked by violence and boycotted by the opposition were not free or credible, United Nations observers said, a day after clashes left six dead in the capital. The mission concluded "that the environment was not … More »

  • UFO Festival 2015: Thousands expected to visit Roswell for alien festi …
    UFO Festival 2015: Thousands expected to visit Roswell for alien festi … IB Times - 1 hour 31 minutes ago

    Thousands of tourist are expected to descend on Roswell, New Mexico in the coming days for the annual UFO Festival. The festivities, which will include a costume contest, entertainment and even a parade, is scheduled for 2 July to 5 July. … More »

  • "Selfie" time with director and producer
    "Selfie" time with director and producer Cinema Online - 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    The team behind the Singaporean psycho-thriller reveal how the movie went from "Scream" to "Black Swan" … More »

  • Wellington's Nathan Burns headed to FC Tokyo
    Wellington's Nathan Burns headed to FC Tokyo AFP News - 1 hour 36 minutes ago

    Wellington Phoenix striker Nathan Burns will move to Japan's FC Tokyo following an exceptional season that saw him named A-League player of the year, the New Zealand club said on Friday. The 27-year-old Australia international scored 13 goals for … More »

  • Djokovic, Serena, Sharapova eye Wimbledon last 16
    Djokovic, Serena, Sharapova eye Wimbledon last 16 AFP News - 1 hour 39 minutes ago

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova target Wimbledon last-16 places on Friday, hoping to avoid the underdog trap that claimed two-time winner Rafael Nadal. Nadal, a 14-time Grand Slam winner, was knocked out by German qualifier … More »

  • Sponsors will quit FIFA without reform - ex official
    Sponsors will quit FIFA without reform - ex official AFP News - 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    A former top FIFA official who left after criticising its president Sepp Blatter has warned that big sponsors will start leaving world football's governing body unless major reforms are undertaken. Michel Zen-Ruffinen, who succeeded Blatter as FIFA … More »

 
  • Stargaze at Arsenal and Everton football stars in person
    Stargaze at Arsenal and Everton football stars in person

    Can the atmosphere at the upcoming Barclays Asia Trophy Tour match the fervour of the 28th SEA games football final?   The Barclays Asia Trophy Tour comes to Singapore on Jul 15 and 18, with fans of English Premier League clubs Arsenal, Stoke and Everton and fans of Singapore set to see their favourite players

  • Tickets To SG50 film “7 Letters” Snapped Up In Two Hours
    Tickets To SG50 film “7 Letters” Snapped Up In Two Hours

    7 Letters is an anthology of Singapore stories by seven acclaimed film directors – Boo Junfeng, Eric Khoo, K. Rajagopal, Jack Neo, Tan Pin Pin, Roystan Tan and Kelvin Tong – a project made in celebration of the nation’s 50th birthday.

  • How SHINE Festival Will Turn Orchard Road Into Your Ultimate Playground
    How SHINE Festival Will Turn Orchard Road Into Your Ultimate Playground

    This article originally appeared on Vulcan Post. Heads up! Orchard Road will be the ultimate playground for urban sport at SHINE, a festival that celebrates all things youth culture in Singapore, happening from 10 to 12 July. From YouTube pop culture to Slacklining across Orchard Road, it’s a platform where the youths can showcase their The post How SHINE Festival Will Turn Orchard Road Into Your Ultimate Playground appeared first on Vulcan Post.