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Isner and Querrey advance at Winston-Salem tennis
Isner and Querrey advance at Winston-Salem tennis

Two-time champion John Isner made it safely into the quarter-finals of the ATP hardcourt tournament at Winston-Salem, where compatriot Sam Querrey toppled second-seeded Kevin Anderson in straight sets.

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  • Power fault causes NEL train service disruptionPower fault causes NEL train service disruption
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/8/2014 11:41 PM

    SINGAPORE: The North-East Line (NEL) service was disrupted between Punggol and Buangkok due to a power fault, said SBS Transit on Thursday (Aug 21).It said in its statement sent at 7.10am: "There is currently no NEL service between Punggol NE17 & Bua...

  • Singapore sailors performing well at YOG 2014Singapore sailors performing well at YOG 2014
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/8/2014 3:16 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Republic’s sailors performed well at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing on Wednesday (Aug 20).Bernie Chin leads the men's Byte CII competition after finishing in the top 5 in his three races. The 15-year-old, who started the day in 13t...

  • Singapore Night Festival returns this FridaySingapore Night Festival returns this Friday
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/8/2014 2:52 PM

    SINGAPORE: The seventh edition of the Singapore Night Festival kicks off this Friday (Aug 22) and the organisers have promised it will be "louder and wilder" this year.The theme for this year’s annual light extravaganza is "Bold and Beautiful".Urban ...

  • Pulau Ubin micro-grid to be platform for energy-related technologiesPulau Ubin micro-grid to be platform for energy-related technologies
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/8/2014 2:26 PM

    SINGAPORE: The development of energy-related technologies is the focus for the next phase of the Pulau Ubin Micro-grid Test-bed. The Energy Market Authority (EMA) announced on Wednesday (Aug 20) the launch of a Request for Proposals (RFP), calling on...

  • Acute care hospitals to have patient discharge loungesAcute care hospitals to have patient discharge lounges
    Channel NewsAsia - 20/8/2014 1:42 PM

    SINGAPORE: The Health Ministry (MOH) on Wednesday (Aug 20) announced that all acute care hospitals in Singapore will soon have patient discharge lounges. The move will free up hospital beds by moving patients for discharge to a separate location. MOH...

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  • Isner and Querrey advance at Winston-Salem tennisIsner and Querrey advance at Winston-Salem tennis
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 2:13 AM

    Two-time champion John Isner made it safely into the quarter-finals of the ATP hardcourt tournament at Winston-Salem, where compatriot Sam Querrey toppled second-seeded Kevin Anderson in straight sets.

  • Van Garderen strikes for lead in Pro Challenge cycle raceVan Garderen strikes for lead in Pro Challenge cycle race
    Agence France-Presse - 21/8/2014 1:34 AM

    Tejay Van Garderen attacked in the final kilometer of the Monarch Mountain summit finish to seize the third stage and overall lead at the USA Pro Challenge cycle race.

  • Berkshire Hathaway fined for lax share purchase reportingBerkshire Hathaway fined for lax share purchase reporting
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 7:57 PM

    US antitrust officials fined Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway $896,000 for failing to notify regulators ahead of a large securities acquisition in December 2013, the Justice Department said Wednesday.

  • Obama warns of jihadist 'cancer' as US reveals failed rescueObama warns of jihadist 'cancer' as US reveals failed rescue
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 6:56 PM

    US President Barack Obama demanded the world take action against the "cancer" of jihadist extremism in Iraq, as Washington revealed it had failed in an operation to free US hostages in neighboring Syria.

  • Obama warns of jihadist 'cancer' in Iraq as reporter slainObama warns of jihadist 'cancer' in Iraq as reporter slain
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 6:56 PM

    US President Barack Obama on Wednesday demanded the world take action against the "cancer" of jihadist extremism in Iraq, after militants murdered an American reporter.

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sci-tech

  • HP revenue inches up after years of declineHP revenue inches up after years of decline
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 9:09 PM

    Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported that its quarterly revenue rose for the first time in three years, nudged by improved computer sales everywhere except Russia and China.

  • Shazam breaks 100 million monthly user markShazam breaks 100 million monthly user mark
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 7:25 PM

    Shazam announced Wednesday that 100 million people use its song-recognition mobile service monthly in a 34 percent surge from a year earlier.

  • Uber pulls into mobile dining and travel appsUber pulls into mobile dining and travel apps
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 6:37 PM

    Uber teamed up with dining and travel smartphone applications Wednesday as the controversial Internet-age car-hailing service moved to park itself at the heart of mobile lifestyles.

  • Uber car-hailing pulls into mobile dining/travel appsUber car-hailing pulls into mobile dining/travel apps
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 6:37 PM

    Uber pulled into dining and travel smartphone applications Wednesday as the Internet age car-hailing service moved to park itself at the heart of mobile lifestyles.

  • For jihadists, social media a platform to recruit, spread fearFor jihadists, social media a platform to recruit, spread fear
    Agence France-Presse - 20/8/2014 6:15 PM

    A chilling video depicting the apparent murder of a US journalist by jihadists is just the latest salvo in an online war being waged by extremists on social media sites.

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weird

  • Dozing man falls into London riverDozing man falls into London river
    Agence France-Presse - 19/8/2014 11:23 PM

    A dozy man who fell asleep on the Thames embankment in London had to be rescued after nodding off and falling in the river, rescue services said Tuesday.

  • Snoozing China air traffic controllers force jet to delay landingSnoozing China air traffic controllers force jet to delay landing
    Agence France-Presse - 19/8/2014 4:55 AM

    A Chinese aircraft was forced to delay its landing after two air traffic controllers nodded off, reports said Tuesday, sparking a wave of online anger about airline safety.

  • Mega gator catch is largest in US state of AlabamaMega gator catch is largest in US state of Alabama
    Agence France-Presse - 18/8/2014 7:22 PM

    A family in the US state of Alabama hauled in a monster alligator over the weekend, setting a new record for size in the southern state, media reports said Monday.

  • Swiss mayor suspended over nude selfies taken in officeSwiss mayor suspended over nude selfies taken in office
    Agence France-Presse - 18/8/2014 12:02 PM

    The mayor of the Swiss town of Baden, who is also a member of parliament, was suspended Monday following allegations that he sent nude selfies taken at work to a woman friend.

  • Brazil inmate flies the coop in drug ruseBrazil inmate flies the coop in drug ruse
    Agence France-Presse - 18/8/2014 10:19 AM

    A Brazilian inmate on supervised release put his electronic monitoring bracelet on an unsuspecting rooster, which he locked in a chicken coop, and then sneaked off to sell drugs.

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