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I'll be disappointed if Spurs miss out on title – Pochettino

Sport Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino said he would be disappointed if his team failed to win the Premier League title this season, despite the four-point gap separating them from leaders Chelsea. Britain Soccer Football – Crystal Palace v Tottenham Hotspur – Premier League – Selhurst Park – 26/4/17 Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino Reuters /… Read More »

At UN, Tillerson makes case for tougher stance on N. Korea

United Nations: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a UN Security Council meeting on Friday to push for a tougher response to North Korea and pile pressure on China to rein in its Pyongyang ally. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will attend the meeting that follows weeks of warnings from the US administration… Read More »

Tuas West Extension MRT stations to open Jun 18

SINGAPORE: Four new MRT stations on the new Tuas West Extension (TWE) will begin operations on Jun 18, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said on Thursday (Apr 27). Comprising four aboveground stations – Gul Circle, Tuas Crescent, Tuas West Road and Tuas Link – the TWE is expected to serve 100,000 commuters daily. Commuters working… Read More »

US F35s fly into Estonia in show of NATO solidarity

World Two of the U.S. Air Force’s newest and most advanced jets landed in the Baltic state of Estonia for the first time on Tuesday, a symbolic gesture meant to reinforce the United States’ commitment to the defence of NATO allies that border Russia. U.S., Estonia’s and NATO flags flutter next to the U.S. Air… Read More »

Weird clouds may have inspired 'The Scream' painting: Scientists

VIENNA: The psychedelic clouds in Edvard Munch’s iconic “The Scream” have alternatively been interpreted as a metaphor for mental anguish or a literal depiction of volcanic fallout. On Monday (Apr 24), scientists hypothesised that the Norwegian painter’s inspiration may in fact have been rare clouds which form in cold places at high altitude. The first… Read More »