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  • Pjanic, Dzeko score as Roma beats Juventus 2-1
    Pjanic, Dzeko score as Roma beats Juventus 2-1

    ROME (AP) — Bosnia internationals Miralem Pjanic and Edin Dzeko scored in the second half as Roma beat bitter title rival Juventus 2-1 Sunday, leaving the Turin power with two straight losses to …

  • 'Compton' tops box office for 3rd week; 'War Room' surprises
    'Compton' tops box office for 3rd week; 'War Room' surprises Associated Press - 31 minutes ago

    The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta ... … More »

  • Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams
    Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU's field of dreams Associated Press - 38 minutes ago

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car's headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe's newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police. … More »

  • Egypt elections to start on October 17
    Egypt elections to start on October 17 AFP News - 39 minutes ago

    Egypt's legislative elections, the first since President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi took office, are to be contested in phases starting October 17, the electoral commission announced on Sunday. Analysts say the polls, with Sisi loyalists heavily favoured … More »

  • Swaziland: Festival continues despite calls to mourn dancers
    Swaziland: Festival continues despite calls to mourn dancers Associated Press - 44 minutes ago

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thousands of young women and girls danced and sang before their king in Swaziland's most famous traditional festival on Sunday, despite calls to cancel the reed dance after dozens of participants died in a car crash. … More »

  • Egypt announces parliamentary vote for October, November
    Egypt announces parliamentary vote for October, November Associated Press - 46 minutes ago

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Sunday announced that long-awaited parliamentary elections will take place in October and November, a hoped-for step toward democracy amid a harsh crackdown on dissent. … More »

  • Global warming carving changes into Alaska in fire and ice
    Global warming carving changes into Alaska in fire and ice Associated Press - 58 minutes ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it. … More »

  • 'Largest ever' Med gas field found off Egypt: Eni
    'Largest ever' Med gas field found off Egypt: Eni AFP News - 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    Italian energy giant Eni on Sunday announced the discovery of the "largest ever" offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean, in Egypt's territorial waters. The discovery, confirmed by Egypt's oil ministry, could hold a potential 30 trillion … More »

  • New boss of Frisch's Big Boy restaurants plans expansion
    New boss of Frisch's Big Boy restaurants plans expansion Associated Press - 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    The new leader of the Frisch's Restaurants chain wants to flex Big Boy's brand muscle with franchise expansion, new restaurant shapes and sizes, menu and beverage additions, and doing more to court younger ... … More »

  • Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy
    Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy Associated Press - 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy will be arraigned this week, jail records show. … More »

  • Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways
    Pope Francis a stranger to the US in many ways Associated Press - 1 hour 28 minutes ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — When Pope Francis sets foot on the tarmac at Andrews Air Force Base near Washington on Sept. 22, it won't just be his first time in the United States as pontiff. It will be his first time in the country — ever in his life. … More »

  • University of Texas removes Jefferson Davis statue
    University of Texas removes Jefferson Davis statue Associated Press - 1 hour 29 minutes ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A statue of Jefferson Davis was removed from its pedestal Sunday on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, days after a court rejected an appeal from a Confederate heritage group. … More »

  • Tsipras asks Greeks for outright majority in September vote
    Tsipras asks Greeks for outright majority in September vote AFP News - 1 hour 30 minutes ago

    Greece's ex-prime minister Alexis Tsipras called Sunday for voters in upcoming snap elections to give his radical left Syriza party a "strong mandate" to lead the crisis-hit nation. Tsipras, who rode to power in January on a wave of popular anger … More »

  • Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead
    Dominica declares disaster status after storm leaves 20 dead Associated Press - 1 hour 43 minutes ago

    ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island. … More »

  • Obama invites Pakistan PM Sharif for October visit
    Obama invites Pakistan PM Sharif for October visit Reuters - 1 hour 52 minutes ago

    President Barack Obama has invited Pakistan's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, for a meeting at the White House on Oct. 22, the U.S. National Security Council said on Sunday. The invitation came during a visit to Islamabad on Saturday and Sunday by … More »

  • Boy among 7 killed in Turkey violence
    Boy among 7 killed in Turkey violence AFP News - 1 hour 53 minutes ago

    Three policemen, a 12-year-old boy and three Kurdish rebels died Sunday in continuing violence in Turkey's restive Kurdish-dominated southeast, a local security source said. The source blamed the attack on Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) rebels who … More »

  • General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts
    General Mills sets ambitious goal for greenhouse gas cuts Associated Press - 1 hour 58 minutes ago

    General Mills has set an ambitious goal of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions 28 percent by 2025 — not just within its own operations but from farm to fork to landfill. CEO Ken Powell, in outlining ... … More »

  • Calls for action on migrant crisis after Austrian tragedy
    Calls for action on migrant crisis after Austrian tragedy AFP News - 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    Calls multiplied Sunday for Europe to finally get to grips with its ever-deadlier migrant crisis after Austria's horrific truck tragedy, as people continued to pour into Hungary from Serbia despite a newly completed razor-wire barrier. The truck … More »

  • Christie suggests FedEx-like tracking of immigrants
    Christie suggests FedEx-like tracking of immigrants AFP News - 2 hours 13 minutes ago

    Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie Sunday defended his controversial proposal to keep tabs on immigrants electronically the way FedEx tracks packages. In an interview with Fox News Sunday, Christie denied he was suggesting "people are … More »

  • Italy's Eni finds 'supergiant' natural gas field off Egypt
    Italy's Eni finds 'supergiant' natural gas field off Egypt Associated Press - 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced Sunday it has discovered a "supergiant" natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as the "largest-ever" found in the Mediterranean Sea. ... … More »

  • One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins
    One year and counting: Mars isolation experiment begins AFP News - 2 hours 20 minutes ago

    Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii, in the longest US isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars. In a place with no animals and little vegetation around, they closed themselves in … More »

 
  • GE2015: SPP's Chiam See Tong won't run in GE
    GE2015: SPP's Chiam See Tong won't run in GE

    The Singapore People's Party (SPP) Secretary-General Chiam See Tong, one of the most prominent opposition figures in Singapore’s political history, won’t be running in next month's General Election (GE) for the first time since he campaigned as an independent candidate in 1976.

  • Le Halo: Singapore Cafe Review
    Le Halo: Singapore Cafe Review

    A hidden find in Tiong Bahru My initial reaction when I stepped into this quaint little cafe was that it would make a good place for me to take my wedding photos. Just 8 minutes walk from Tiong Bahru MRT, Le Halo is a picture perfect cosy little “home” for anyone looking for a place to chill out. The The post Le Halo: Singapore Cafe Review appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

  • GE2015: Workers' Party launches its manifesto
    GE2015: Workers' Party launches its manifesto

    The Workers’ Party has unveiled its election manifesto, calling for a broad range of reforms in areas such as Singapore’s economy, the wage model and system of government.