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  • Now is the time to strike Iran deal, Kerry warns
    Now is the time to strike Iran deal, Kerry warns

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday it was "now time" to seal a historic nuclear deal with Iran as ministers were flying back to Vienna ahead of a looming deadline. Addressing reporters, …

  • Fendi facing haute furore at Paris Fashion Week
    Fendi facing haute furore at Paris Fashion Week

    With fashionistas baking in a mascara-melting heatwave and Italy's Fendi set to raise hackles with an all-fur collection, Paris Fashion Week, which starts Sunday, may prove a tad too haute to handle. …

  • On 9th day, Kerry says Iran nuke talks could go either way
    On 9th day, Kerry says Iran nuke talks could go either way Associated Press - 26 minutes ago

    VIENNA (AP) — Nine days into marathon nuclear talks, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said the diplomatic efforts "could go either way," cutting off all potential pathways for an Iranian atomic bomb or ending without an agreement that … More »

  • Mozambique triumph creates two CHAN records
    Mozambique triumph creates two CHAN records AFP News - 27 minutes ago

    Mozambique created two records and Zimbabwe surrendered one in 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying this weekend. The Mozambican Mambas (Snakes) thumped Seychelles 4-0 on the Indian Ocean island in the second leg of a preliminary tie … More »

  • Syria army enters last rebel bastion by Lebanon border
    Syria army enters last rebel bastion by Lebanon border AFP News - 29 minutes ago

    Syrian government forces backed by fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah entered the town of Zabadani on Sunday in a bid to take the last rebel-held bastion along the Lebanese border. Elsewhere, at least 30 people, including six civilians, were killed … More »

  • The Latest: Varoufakis conferring with Greek bankers
    The Latest: Varoufakis conferring with Greek bankers Associated Press - 29 minutes ago

    The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): ___ 8 p.m. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is conferring with the country's bankers over what to demand next from the European ... … More »

  • Opinion polls: tight race in Greek vote, 'no' likely to win
    Opinion polls: tight race in Greek vote, 'no' likely to win Associated Press - 32 minutes ago

    Greece faced an uncharted future as officials counted the results of a referendum Sunday on whether to accept creditors' demands for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans, with three opinion polls ... … More »

  • Greipel wins Tour de France stage as Nibali and Quintana lose time
    Greipel wins Tour de France stage as Nibali and Quintana lose time AFP News - 34 minutes ago

    Andre Greipel won the second stage of the Tour de France on Sunday as reigning champion Vincenzo Nibali and fellow favourite Nairo Quintana lost time. Fabian Cancellara took third, and four bonus seconds, inches ahead of Mark Cavendish to snare the … More »

  • Some Hamptons villages seek limits on new construction
    Some Hamptons villages seek limits on new construction Associated Press - 42 minutes ago

    Mansions are as synonymous with the Hamptons as cocktail parties, manicured lawns and white sandy beaches. But some in tony villages on eastern Long Island are looking to slow down, or even stop, a growing ... … More »

  • Mongolia's biggest party calls for ouster of coalition partner
    Mongolia's biggest party calls for ouster of coalition partner AFP News - 42 minutes ago

    Mongolia's biggest political party has called on the prime minister to expel its key partner from a governing coalition forged last year, potentially throwing the resource-rich country's politics into renewed turmoil after months of relative … More »

  • The Latest: Greek defense minister says 'democracy has won'
    The Latest: Greek defense minister says 'democracy has won' Associated Press - 48 minutes ago

    The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): ___ 7:50 p.m. Greece's defense minister, who heads the nationalist junior coalition partner, has tweeted that Greeks "won't be blackmailed" ... … More »

  • Now playing: Harpsichord from 1500s sounds again
    Now playing: Harpsichord from 1500s sounds again Associated Press - 50 minutes ago

    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota (AP) — A harpsichord that entertained the elites of Italy in the mid-1500s has been restored by a South Dakota museum and will soon bring its sound to 21st-century ears. … More »

  • Hamburg's historic port warehouses win UN world heritage nod
    Hamburg's historic port warehouses win UN world heritage nod AFP News - 55 minutes ago

    The UN cultural agency Sunday designated Hamburg's historic maritime warehouse and business districts, boasting early 20th century German brick architecture, as World Heritage sites. The "Speicherstadt", the world's largest historic warehouse … More »

  • Greipel wins 2nd stage of Tour de France; Nibali loses time
    Greipel wins 2nd stage of Tour de France; Nibali loses time Associated Press - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) — German rider Andre Greipel won a rain-drenched second stage of the Tour de France in a sprint finish on Sunday, while defending champion Vincenzo Nibali and Tour contender Nairo Quintana lost valuable time after … More »

  • Dinamo Zagreb chiefs remanded in custody
    Dinamo Zagreb chiefs remanded in custody AFP News - 1 hour 0 minutes ago

    Dinamo Zagreb chief Zdravko Mamic and his younger brother Zoran, the Croatian champions' coach, have been remanded in custody for a month after their arrest on suspicion of multi-million-euro bribery and tax evasion, the club said. A Zagreb court … More »

  • Now is the time to strike Iran deal, Kerry warns
    Now is the time to strike Iran deal, Kerry warns AFP News - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    US Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday it was "now time" to seal a historic nuclear deal with Iran as ministers were flying back to Vienna ahead of a looming deadline. Addressing reporters, Kerry stressed that after almost two years of … More »

  • The Latest: Merkel, Hollande to hold Greece talks in Paris
    The Latest: Merkel, Hollande to hold Greece talks in Paris Associated Press - 1 hour 6 minutes ago

    The latest from the bailout referendum in Greece (all times local): ___ 7:30 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Paris on Monday to discuss the outcome of the Greek referendum with French ... … More »

  • Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline
    Back at work: Congress facing busy agenda, funding deadline Associated Press - 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    After July Fourth fireworks and parades, members of Congress return to work Tuesday facing a daunting summer workload and a pending deadline to fund the government or risk a shutdown in the fall. The funding ... … More »

  • Dartmouth contests showcase computer-generated creativity
    Dartmouth contests showcase computer-generated creativity Associated Press - 1 hour 7 minutes ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Can an algorithm pass for an author? Can a robot rock the house? A series of contests at Dartmouth College is about to find out. … More »

  • Saskatchewan evacuating thousands more as wildfires spread
    Saskatchewan evacuating thousands more as wildfires spread Reuters - 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    The Western Canadian province of Saskatchewan said on Sunday it was evacuating an additional 8,000 people from the far north of the province, as wildfires continue to spread and threaten homes. The provincial government said that as of Saturday … More »

  • To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists
    To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists Associated Press - 1 hour 9 minutes ago

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy. … More »

  • Wild Walk gives NY museum visitors treetop view of forest
    Wild Walk gives NY museum visitors treetop view of forest Associated Press - 1 hour 11 minutes ago

    TUPPER LAKE, N.Y. (AP) — While most boardwalks skirt beaches or traverse bogs and marshlands, a new wooden walkway in the Adirondacks takes nature lovers on a tour of the treetops to let them experience the forest from the perspective of the birds … More »

 
  • Youth Got Talent: 5 Emerging Artistes From Music And Dance To Watch
    Youth Got Talent: 5 Emerging Artistes From Music And Dance To Watch

    Five emerging acts from Singapore and beyond this year prove that talent knows no bounds. Arnaud “Séan” Garnier went from displaying his freestyle football skills on the streets of Paris to nabbing the title of World Football Freestyle Champion in the span of two years. Not bad, for someone who could not make the cut to be a professional football player due to injuries.

  • Selfie reflects your personality

    In fact, your style of taking a selfie can disclose various secrets of your personality, says a new study. Researchers from Nanyang Technological University Singapore, said the pose of taking selfie, the place from where it is taken and even the angle of selfie can bring forward several aspects of a person's personality. Experts said that the facial expressions, emotions and other personality secrets could be judged through selfie.

  • Choose Najib or Dr Mahathir, Umno leaders must decide

    Umno leaders must decide whether to back Datuk Seri Najib Razak or Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Singapore’s The Straits Times said today, following revelations that funds from 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) had been channelled into the prime minister’s bank accounts. The Sunday Times, the weekend edition of the daily, said Umno leaders were...