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LAST_UPDATEThu, 28 Aug 2014 4pm

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – British Teenager Criticized Over Animal Abuse

Pic: Sin Chew DailyLONDON: Amid the heightened ALS ice bucket challenge worldwide, a UK teenager was recently lambasted for his attempt to forcibly drown a dog for the challenge.

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Airlines Isolate Ebola Zone Nations

A man has his temperature taken using an infrared digital laser thermometer at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, August 28, 2014. Pic: AFPFREETOWN: The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated today as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.

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80-Year-Old Murder Suspect To Be Remanded For Psychiatric Assessment -

For illustration purposes. Pic: www.pateslaw.comSINGAPORE: One of the oldest homicide suspects in the Republic, who allegedly murdered his daughter-in-law last week, will be remanded for psychiatric assessment.

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Pandan Loop Death: Indian National Charged With Murder

Alleged murderer, Thiruppathi Veerapperumal is accused of killing a foreign worker at Pandan Loop recently, Aug 28, 2014. Pic: TodaySINGAPORE: A 26-year-old Indian national was yesterday charged with the murder of a 26-year-old foreign worker who was found dead at Pandan Loop last Saturday.

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Second-Hand Luxury Goods Market Booms In France

The Internet has brought a huge market for second-hand luxury items in France. Pic: ReutersPARIS: A decade ago, French lovers of high-end fashion would not have dreamed of buying a pre-owned luxury fashion accessory. Now the second-hand market for luxury goods is booming, thanks to the Internet.

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Japan’s 103-Year-Old ‘Golden Bolt’ Challenges Usain Bolt

Hidekichi Miyazaki (centre) leaves the start line during men's 100m dash at a Japan Masters Athletics competition in Kyoto on August 3, 2014. Pic: AFPKYOTO: Closing in on his 104th birthday, a twinkle-toed Japanese sprinter has thrown down the challenge to the world's fastest man Usain Bolt, telling him: “Let's rumble!”

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Did Tony Soprano Really Die?

It's unlikely 'Tony' will make a come-back as actor James Gandolfini died last year, Aug 28, 2014. Pic: ReutersLOS ANGELES: Famed mob boss Tony Soprano did not die at the end of the iconic TV show’s last season, its creator revealed Wednesday.

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CBS To Launch All-Women Sports Show

Pic: CTVNews/APCBS officials talked about an all-women sports show for more than a year, and now they're set to make television history.

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US Health Chief Warns Liberia Ebola Crisis ‘Will Get Worse’

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Tom Frieden testifies about the Ebola crisis in West Africa at a hearing of a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, August 28, 2014 ReutersMONROVIA— The Ebola epidemic in Liberia is set to get worse and many cases of the deadly disease are not included in the official tally, the head of the US’s top public health body said yesterday.

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Uruguayans Can Now Sign Up To Grow Pot At Home

In this Dec. 18, 2013 file photo, Juan Palese, a marijuana grower, shows his crop outside of Montevideo, Uruguay. People in Uruguay who want to grow their own marijuana at home were able to register to do so Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014, as the government launched the latest phase in its first-of-its-kind legalization program. Pic: APMONTEVIDEO: People in Uruguay who want to grow their own marijuana at home were able to register to do so Wednesday as the government launched the latest phase in its first-of-its-kind legalization program.

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