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Singaporean gets charged $1.3K for Uber rides she didn’t take

Ride-sharing apps like Uber and Grab have brought us much convenience, both in terms of getting a ride anywhere and also payment methods. With most of us linking our credit cards to our accounts, paying for a ride is effortless, and we can get that slight ‘kick’ from getting off the vehicle #likeaboss. But this […]

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Miss World social media suffers ‘Steve Harvey’ moment as wrong runners-up are announced

The “Steve Harvey” bug has bitten the Miss World pageant – specifically on social media. On Saturday night, Miss World’s social media accounts incorrectly posted a photo of the 1st and 2nd runners up of the recently-concluded pageant. At 10pm, the pageant’s Facebook page and Twitter account announced that Miss England Stephanie Hill had won as 1st […]

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Charles Manson dies aged 83 after four decades in prison

Charles Manson, the notorious head of a cult which he directed to commit murders, has died in hospital aged 83. He was admitted to Bakersfield hospital in California earlier this month, US media reported. In 1969, Manson followers, known as the Manson family, killed seven people. Among the victims of his killing spree was heavily […]

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Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe vows to stay on despite party pressure

Zimbabwe’s embattled leader Robert Mugabe has vowed to stay in power for several weeks, despite mounting calls for him to stand down now. In a live TV address, Mugabe said he would preside over the ruling party’s congress in December. Zanu-PF earlier sacked him as party leader, and gave him less than 24 hours to […]

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Tsunami alert issued after a massive 7.0

A tsunami alert has been issued after a massive earthquake struck off the east coast of Australia. The 7.0 magnitude quake hit near New Caledonia’s Loyalty Islands on Monday at 9.43am, local time. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre (PTWC) said ‘hazardous tsunami waves’ were possible within 300km of the epicenter. The agency later reported that […]