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Rio police fire tear gas after dancer's funeral
Rio police fire tear gas after dancer's funeral

Brazilian police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of angry mourners who attended the Rio funeral of a dancer friends and family say was the victim of police brutality.

singapore

  • HDB resale prices fall 1.6%, private home prices dip 1.3%HDB resale prices fall 1.6%, private home prices dip 1.3%
    Channel NewsAsia - 25/4/2014 1:17 AM

    SINGAPORE: Resale prices of Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats fell 1.6 per cent in the first three months of 2014 from the last quarter of 2013, while private home prices declined by 1.3 per cent, according to data released on Friday.The 1.6 ...

  • S'pore travel agents say MERS in Saudi not affecting Umrah travelS'pore travel agents say MERS in Saudi not affecting Umrah travel
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:48 PM

    SINGAPORE: Local travel agents offering Umrah packages said the recent spike in the number of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) cases has not affected their operations.Tour agencies Shahidah Travel and TM Fouzy Tours & Travel to...

  • ActiveSG to make sports more accessible to S'poreansActiveSG to make sports more accessible to S'poreans
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:38 PM

    SINGAPORE: ActiveSG, the national movement that aims to make sports more accessible to all Singaporeans regardless of age and abilities, will be officially launched this Saturday at Jurong West Sports and Recreation Centre.The movement is part of the...

  • Rising number of aircraft hit by laser lights sparks safety concernsRising number of aircraft hit by laser lights sparks safety concerns
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:30 PM

    SINGAPORE: There has been an increasing number of incidences of laser lights, such as laser pointers, being shone at aircraft landing and taking off at Changi Airport in recent years, raising safety concerns.The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore ...

  • New programme to help with hiring of disabled peopleNew programme to help with hiring of disabled people
    Channel NewsAsia - 24/4/2014 3:28 PM

    SINGAPORE: Some S$30 million will be set aside for a fund that helps companies hire people with disabilities.Companies can tap the fund to redesign jobs or modify infrastructure to make the workplace more conducive for people with special needs.This ...

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world

  • US warns Russia against 'expensive mistake' in UkraineUS warns Russia against 'expensive mistake' in Ukraine
    Agence France-Presse - 25/4/2014 2:42 AM

    The United States warned Russia against making an "expensive mistake" in Ukraine, as Moscow ordered new military exercises on its shared border after Kiev forces attacked pro-Kremlin rebels.

  • Swim star Phelps beaten in first final of comebackSwim star Phelps beaten in first final of comeback
    Agence France-Presse - 25/4/2014 2:02 AM

    Swimming superstar Michael Phelps finished second to old foe Ryan Lochte in the 100m butterfly in his first final since returning to the sport after 20 months out.

  • Rio police fire tear gas after dancer's funeralRio police fire tear gas after dancer's funeral
    Agence France-Presse - 25/4/2014 1:39 AM

    Brazilian police fired tear gas to disperse dozens of angry mourners who attended the Rio funeral of a dancer friends and family say was the victim of police brutality.

  • Benfica, Sevilla strike firstBenfica, Sevilla strike first
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 9:29 PM

    Benfica and Sevilla grabbed vital first leg leads in their Europa League semi-final clashes on Thursday leaving Juventus and Valencia to try and claw back deficits next week.

  • Microsoft earnings slip but still beat forecastsMicrosoft earnings slip but still beat forecasts
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 8:35 PM

    Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit slipped as lifestyles continued to shift from personal computers to mobile devices and Internet cloud software.

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sci-tech

  • Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire'Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire'
    Agence France-Presse - 25/4/2014 12:01 AM

    Facebook launched Thursday FB Newswire, billed as an online trove of real-time information for journalists and newsrooms to mine while reporting on events or crafting stories.

  • Google+ boss leaving the companyGoogle+ boss leaving the company
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 11:15 PM

    The executive credited with bringing the Google+ social network to life is leaving the Internet colossus after playing a key role there for nearly eight years.

  • Internet co-creator Cerf debunks 'myth' that US runs itInternet co-creator Cerf debunks 'myth' that US runs it
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 9:40 PM

    The Google executive considered to be one of the fathers of the Internet on Thursday debunked what he called the "myth" that it is controlled by the United States.

  • Microsoft earnings slip but still beat forecastsMicrosoft earnings slip but still beat forecasts
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 8:35 PM

    Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit slipped as lifestyles continued to shift from personal computers to mobile devices and Internet cloud software.

  • Microsoft earnings slip on soft computer salesMicrosoft earnings slip on soft computer sales
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 8:35 PM

    Microsoft on Thursday reported quarterly profit slipped as lifestyles continued to shift from personal computers to mobile devices and Internet cloud software.

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weird

  • Obama 'ate only half' the sushi courseObama 'ate only half' the sushi course
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 10:37 AM

    Barack Obama may have enthused publicly about the sushi he was served at an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant, but he stopped eating half way through the meal, reports said Thursday.

  • Obama gets a kick out of footballing robotObama gets a kick out of footballing robot
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 10:02 AM

    Barack Obama Thursday came face to face with Japan's newest sporting phenomenon -- an eerily realistic humanoid robot which can run, jump and enjoy a kickaround with the president of the United States.

  • 'Lost' Malaysian driver jailed for Singapore border dash'Lost' Malaysian driver jailed for Singapore border dash
    Agence France-Presse - 23/4/2014 5:03 PM

    A Malaysian motorist who tried to dodge Singapore's border control has been jailed for eight weeks after a judge rejected his pleas that he was lost and overheating in his car, officials said Wednesday.

  • Powdered alcohol for US market hits label snagPowdered alcohol for US market hits label snag
    Agence France-Presse - 22/4/2014 7:27 PM

    A powder that would give new meaning to mixed drinks may take time to hit the US market, the company said Tuesday after regulators found a labeling problem.

  • Powdered alcohol poised to hit US storesPowdered alcohol poised to hit US stores
    Agence France-Presse - 21/4/2014 9:03 PM

    Just add water and stir. A US company says its new powdered alcohol product has been approved by US regulators and is poised to hit stores in the coming months.

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business

  • Japan consumer prices up 1.3% year-on-year in March
    Agence France-Presse - 25/4/2014 12:12 AM

    Japanese consumer inflation rose for a 10th straight month in March as higher energy costs helped push prices up, official data showed Friday.

  • Malaysia to release MH370 report: PM
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 11:36 PM

    Malaysia will release a preliminary report on the disappearance of flight MH370, Prime Minister Najib Razak said, as the government battles widespread criticism over the transparency of its investigation.

  • Eurozone to pay out last tranche of Portugal aid funds in June
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 9:05 PM

    Portugal will receive its last tranche of aid funds form the eurozone in June, the bloc's rescue fund EFSF said Thursday, as the debt-hit country gets ready to emerge from a multi-billion euro bailout programme.

  • Angry scenes as Chinese MH370 relatives meet airline staff
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 7:55 PM

    A meeting between relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing flight MH370 and Malaysia Airlines staff descended into chaos Thursday, with police stepping in to separate both sides amid angry scenes in a Beijing hotel.

  • Deal to rescue Italy furnace site, 4,000 jobs at risk
    Agence France-Presse - 24/4/2014 6:46 PM

    A blast furnace at an Italian steel plant was shut down on Thursday with 4,000 jobs at risk despite a call by Pope Francis for officials "to make every effort in terms of creativity and generosity to rekindle hope".

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