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Post Holdings to buy Michael Foods for $2.45 bn
Post Holdings to buy Michael Foods for $2.45 bn

US breakfast cereals giant Post Holdings will buy Michael Foods, which specializes in egg and dairy products, for $2.45 billion, the companies said Thursday.

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  • Taxi crashes into restaurant after accidentTaxi crashes into restaurant after accident
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/4/2014 3:58 PM

    SINGAPORE: A taxi crashed into a restaurant at East Coast Road on Thursday night, after being involved in an accident with another car.Police said they received a call at 8.59pm about the accident, which occurred at a building along East Coast Road i...

  • 22 motorists nabbed for drink driving in islandwide sting22 motorists nabbed for drink driving in islandwide sting
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/4/2014 3:04 PM

    SINGAPORE: Traffic Police arrested 22 motorists for drink driving in an islandwide operation conducted in the early hours of Thursday.The men, aged between 22 and 60, failed the breathalyser test and will be disqualified from driving for at least one...

  • People with chronic conditions more likely to die from MERS, says expertPeople with chronic conditions more likely to die from MERS, says expert
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/4/2014 2:48 PM

    SINGAPORE: People with chronic conditions are 60 per cent more likely to die if they are infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus as compared to those without such conditions.That is according to one health expert, as Wor...

  • MOE officers recognised for providing holistic education experienceMOE officers recognised for providing holistic education experience
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/4/2014 2:21 PM

    SINGAPORE: A total of 7,103 Ministry of Education (MOE) officers were promoted this year, with some recognised for their contributions at a promotion and appointment ceremony on Thursday.They comprise 6,650 education officers including teachers and p...

  • Train breakdowns have come down in overall numbers: LuiTrain breakdowns have come down in overall numbers: Lui
    Channel NewsAsia - 17/4/2014 2:18 PM

    SINGAPORE: Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said train breakdowns have come down in terms of overall numbers, signalling that the ministry is moving in the right direction.He said that government investments have brought improvements in bus services, ...

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world

  • Portugal says it will return to mainstream bond marketPortugal says it will return to mainstream bond market
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 4:10 PM

    Portugal on Thursday said it plans to make its first pre-announced government bond auction since April 2011, ahead of exiting its bailout programme next month.

  • Post Holdings to buy Michael Foods for $2.45 bnPost Holdings to buy Michael Foods for $2.45 bn
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 3:58 PM

    US breakfast cereals giant Post Holdings will buy Michael Foods, which specializes in egg and dairy products, for $2.45 billion, the companies said Thursday.

  • Nadal, Djokovic, Federer cruise in Monte CarloNadal, Djokovic, Federer cruise in Monte Carlo
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 3:39 PM

    Rafael Nadal racked up his 300th career claycourt win to reach the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals on Thursday where he was joined by longtime rivals Novak Djokovic, the defending champion, and Roger Federer.

  • Man City draw a 'disaster' - FernandinhoMan City draw a 'disaster' - Fernandinho
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 2:23 PM

    Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho on Thursday described his side's 2-2 draw at home to the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland as "a complete disaster".

  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d'OrCannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d'Or
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 1:27 PM

    Movies by David Cronenberg, Jean-Luc Godard, Mike Leigh and Ken Loach are among the films selected to compete for the top Palme d'Or prize at next month's Cannes Film Festival, organisers said on Thursday.

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sci-tech

  • Zynga seeks new harvest with mobile FarmVille gameZynga seeks new harvest with mobile FarmVille game
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 4:15 PM

    Social games pioneer Zynga on Thursday released a version of the hit "FarmVille" tailored for smartphones and tablets in the hope of reaping a bumper crop of players.

  • Japan firm offers glowing fingernails for those phoning homeJapan firm offers glowing fingernails for those phoning home
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 10:40 AM

    If you thought a finger that glows when you phone home was strictly the preserve of extra-terrestrials, think again: a Japanese firm has unveiled nails that light up when you make a call.

  • China jails blogger in online 'rumour' crackdownChina jails blogger in online 'rumour' crackdown
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 4:24 AM

    A Chinese court jailed a blogger for three years on Thursday, state media reported, the first person to be sentenced in a government-led crackdown on so-called Internet rumours.

  • Sina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPOSina Weibo shares jump more than 10% after IPO
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 3:43 AM

    Shares of Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, jumped more than 10 percent in initial trade Thursday after an undersubscribed initial public offering.

  • 'Chinese Twitter' firm Weibo to go public in US'Chinese Twitter' firm Weibo to go public in US
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 3:43 AM

    Sina Weibo, widely known as China's version of Twitter, is to go public in the United States Thursday at a price below expectations after a recent sell-off in technology stocks.

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weird

  • Ex-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokesEx-Russian Alaska 'too cold' to annex, Putin jokes
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 1:42 PM

    In a patriotic fervour, Russians are asking President Vladimir Putin to bring back the US state of Alaska, sold off to the United States in Tsarist times. Putin's answer? It's too cold. 

  • Japan firm offers glowing fingernails for those phoning homeJapan firm offers glowing fingernails for those phoning home
    Agence France-Presse - 17/4/2014 10:40 AM

    If you thought a finger that glows when you phone home was strictly the preserve of extra-terrestrials, think again: a Japanese firm has unveiled nails that light up when you make a call.

  • Sri Lankans urged to search for President's missing macawsSri Lankans urged to search for President's missing macaws
    Agence France-Presse - 16/4/2014 5:17 PM

    Four macaws belonging to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse have escaped his tightly-guarded official residence in Colombo, his office said Wednesday as it appealed for help to trace the colourful long-tailed birds.

  • Taiwanese tourists hurt in Japan deer rampageTaiwanese tourists hurt in Japan deer rampage
    Agence France-Presse - 14/4/2014 4:53 AM

    Visitors to one of usually-safe Japan's most celebrated spots are being warned to be on the lookout, after two Taiwanese tourists were injured in a rampage by a wild deer.

  • Nice protest ban on mascot eagleNice protest ban on mascot eagle
    Agence France-Presse - 13/4/2014 2:26 PM

    French Ligue 1 side Nice are furious at the professional league for banning their club mascot eagle from flying before matches.

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