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Julianne Moore says personal experiences spurred her to back AIDS documentary

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 06:06
The Oscar-winning actress revealed at the Cannes Film Festival that she had lost a friend to the virus after graduating from college.

Meet the Singaporean behind Google Assistant's personality and jokes

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:40
Mr Woo Wai Keong has a simple litmus test to know if his efforts at making people fall in love with Google’s digital assistant is working: “My mum must get it.”

Commentary: How are investors still falling for cryptocurrency scams?

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:40
One scam cryptocurrency founder defrauded investors billions by convincing others that their nonexistent cryptocurrency was real, Nir Kshetri at University of North Carolina-Greensboro points out.

Commentary: Years after deadly earthquake, Kathmandu rises from the rubble

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:40
The human toll and damage to Nepalese culture from the 2015 earthquake was huge, says Queen's University Belfast Urmi Sengupta.

Commentary: The start of subject-based banding - is grouping classes by CCAs the best option?

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:40
Grouping students based on CCAs may end up inadvertently segregating classes of students along socioeconomic, racial and gender lines, says NUS’s Kelvin Seah Kah Cheng.

Bjerregaard aces 17th hole with six-iron at Bethpage Black

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:30
Dane Lucas Bjerregaard gave the raucous gallery at the par-three 17th hole something to cheer about with a hole-in-one in the final round at the PGA Championship on Sunday.

Sudanese military and opposition resume talks after street violence

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:27
KHARTOUM: Sudan's ruling military council said it had restarted talks late on Sunday (May 19) with an alliance of protest and opposition groups that is pushing for a civilian-led transition to democracy. The Transitional Military Council (TMC) had suspended the talks late on Wednesday after two ...

Mbappe and Marozsan voted best top-flight players in France

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 05:00
Paris St Germain's Kylian Mbappe, who has already scored 32 goals this season, was named both the best player and best Under-21 player for the 2018-19 season by his peers on Sunday.

CNA is now on WhatsApp: How to sign up

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:57
You can now get the day’s biggest headlines from CNA on WhatsApp. Every morning, we’ll send you a round-up of the top stories. In addition, we’ll also send you any major breaking news as it happens.

Motor Racing: Upset as Alonso fails to qualify for Indy 500

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:56
INDIANAPOLIS: Fernando Alonso's latest bid for Indianapolis 500 glory ended in failure on Sunday (May 19) after the two-time Formula One world champion failed to qualify for the US motorsport showpiece. The 37-year-old Spaniard was eliminated by young US driver Kyle Kaiser on the final run of the ...

Motor racing - Former F1 champion Alonso fails to qualify for Indy 500

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:55
Former Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 when he finished fourth fastest in a six-car last-row shootout on Sunday.

Golf: Denmark's Bjerregaard aces Bethpage Black's 17th at PGA Championship

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:53
Bethpage: Denmark's Lucas Bjerregaard aced the 206-yard par-3 17th hole at Bethpage Black on Sunday (May 19) in the final round of the 101st PGA Championship. The 27-year-old Dane, playing in his first PGA, lofted a 6-iron shot that bounced once on the green and then dropped into the cup for a ...

If Tehran attacks, it will be 'official end of Iran': Trump

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 04:50
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning to Iran on Sunday (May 19), suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed. "If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again," Trump said in ...

Norbert Hofer: The new 'friendly face' of Austria's far-right

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 03:46
VIENNA: After the spectacular corruption scandal which brought down Austria's far-right leader Heinz-Christian Strache, the task of salvaging the fortunes of his Freedom Party (FPOe) will now fall to his unassuming deputy, Norbert Hofer. Hofer, 48, was the FPOe candidate in the 2016 presidential ...

Atalanta on brink of Champions League spot after Juventus draw

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 03:45
REUTERS: Atalanta moved into third place in Serie A and within touching distance of Champions League qualification on Sunday with a 1-1 draw at Juventus in what was Massimiliano Allegri's last home game in charge of the champions. Josip Ilicic profited from some dozy defending to tap in the opener ...

Basketball: Former NBA star Odom used 'fake penis' to cheat drug testers in 2004

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 03:41
LOS ANGELES: Former NBA star Lamar Odom has revealed he used a prosthetic penis to dupe drug-testers before competing at the 2004 Olympics for the United States, according to an upcoming memoir. The 39-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers star made the revelation in his autobiography "Darkness to ...

Napoli leave Inter's Champions League hopes in the balance

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 03:41
Inter Milan's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League were left hanging in the balance after they slumped to an embarrassing 4-1 defeat at Napoli in Serie A on Sunday.

Soldiers oversee fuel rationing in some Venezuelan towns amid shortages

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 03:27
MARACAIBO: Soldiers oversaw rationing of gasoline at service stations in several parts of Venezuela on Sunday (May 19) as worsening fuel shortages forced angry drivers to wait for hours to fill their tanks, prompting protests in some areas. Venezuela, whose economy is reeling from a painful five ...

In a shopping haven in Bangkok, one of Thailand’s deadliest school rivalries

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 03:00
The country's vocational student gangs have been around for decades, and the violence of late knows no bounds, not even murder. Get Real gains unprecedented access to one of the capital's most notorious colleges.

Football: Piatek, Suso keep AC Milan's Champions League hopes alive

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 02:44
ROME: Krzysztof Piatek and Suso struck in the second half as AC Milan kept their Champions League hopes alive with a hard-fought 2-0 win over relegated Frosinone on Sunday (May 19). Polish striker Piatek got back scoring after 57 minutes in the San Siro with Spanish winger Suso adding a second ...

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