SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Singapore has rejected a U.S. citizen’s appeal to stay in the city-state following the cancellation of his permanent residence status after the government branded him as an agent of foreign influence. Earlier this month, Singapore’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) revoked the permanent residence of Huang Jing, then a professor at Singapore’s
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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will tell Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday that he is concerned Iran and its Shiite allies are expanding their presence in Syria as Moscow works to tamp down the Syrian civil war, Israeli officials said. Russia has been the main broker of de-escalation zones set up
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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Bernard Tomic is set to return to tennis at the U.S. Open, ending an extended absence from the game that has seen the Australian’s world ranking plummet to 146, local media reported. The 24-year-old, once touted a future top 10 player, has not played since Wimbledon where he caused an uproar by
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(Reuters) – City councilors in Charlottesville, Virginia, voted unanimously on Tuesday to cover two statues of Confederate war heroes in black fabric after ejecting spectators from a chaotic council meeting as residents demanded answers over how a recent white nationalist rally turned deadly. Many activists and local residents crowded into the meeting, which began late
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Real estate developer CapitaLand Ltd on Wednesday said it had signed agreements to manage e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Shanghai headquarters and to launch an online mall on Lazada Singapore’s platform. The deals by CapitaLand, among Asia’s largest shopping mall landlords, highlight how companies are trying to link online content with
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Researchers who warned half a dozen robot manufacturers in January about nearly 50 vulnerabilities in their home, business and industrial robots, say only a few of the problems have been addressed. The researchers, Cesar Cerrudo and Lucas Apa of cybersecurity firm IOActive, said the vulnerabilities would allow hackers to spy on users,
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WASHINGTON(Reuters) – Large protests could greet President Donald Trump on Tuesday when he travels to Arizona for his first campaign rally since he caused an uproar with his remarks about a white nationalist demonstration in Virginia. Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, a Democrat, asked the Republican president to postpone Tuesday’s event scheduled for 7 p.m. MST
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(Reuters) – In North Korea’s effort to become a nuclear power capable of striking the United States, leader Kim Jong Un has telegraphed what his scientists and weapons experts are achieving. Over the past two years, the country has moved from a fledgling nuclear program to possessing the technology to at least strike the U.S.
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