Apple will host a major hardware event on Monday, Oct. 18. Here's what to expect.
22 minutes agoRussian film crew returns to Earth in Soyuz capsuleActress Yulia Peresild, producer-director Klim Shipenko and cosmonaut Oleg Novitskiy touched down on Earth at 0435GMT in the Kazakhstan steppe. Over 12 days in space, Peresild and Shipenko filmed scenes for their movie "the Challenge" in which Peresild plays a doctor, who travels to the space station to save a cosmonaut's life.The project has Russia beating the U.S. in the latest chapter in the space race - movie making.Last year, NASA announced plans for Hollywood star Tom Cruise to blast off on a SpaceX rocket for a yet-to-be-named film.
24 minutes agoThe world's most locked-down city set to open upAustralian officials on Sunday said restrictions in Melbourne were set to lift this week.Melbourne is the world's most locked down city clocking nearly 9 months under hard stay-at-home orders for the city's 5 million people.But while coronavirus cases keep rising in Victoria state, of which Melbourne is the capital, double vaccination rate for the population is set to reach 70% this week, allowing for the ease in restrictions.Premier Dan Andrews delivered the good news on Sunday:"Today is a day where Victorians can be very proud of what they have achieved. But just as we have vaccinated in record numbers and in record time, all of us know that this is not over yet. There's still a little way to go and we have just got to see this thing through, push on, push through, get vaccinated."While hospitality venues will reopen on Friday, their capacity will be heavily restricted.But other retailers will have to wait until 80% of Victorians are fully vaccinated, hopefully by end of October.Australia, once a champion of COVID-zero strategy in managing the pandemic, has been moving towards living with the virus through extensive vaccinations, as the Delta variant has proven too difficult to curb.
28 minutes agoGandhi in heels? Maria Callas statue hits the wrong noteGandhi in heels? Maria Callas statue hits the wrong noteCritics compare figure of famous soprano erected in Greek capital to an Oscar statuette The sculpture stands opposite the Odeon of Herodes Atticus in a small park close to the Acropolis of Athens. Photograph: Aristidis Vafeiadakis/Shutterstock headtopics.com
31 minutes agoEvening StandardNewcastle vs Tottenham: TV channel and live stream: How can I watch Premier League game on TV in the UK?A new era begins at Newcastle as they host Tottenham Hotspur in their first game under new ownership. An immediate change in on-field performance may be on the agenda, with Newcastle so far struggling and yet to win in the Premier League. TV channel: Today’s match will be televised live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, with coverage beginning at 4pm BST ahead of a 4.30pm kick-off.Read more: Yahoo Singapore »
JI arrests, 20 years on: ISD releases new details on terrorist group’s plans to attack nearly 80 S’pore targets
SINGAPORE — The Internal Security Department (ISD) has released newly declassified details of terror plans by the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) organisation against about 80 targets here. These include previously unreleased statements by JI detainees and surveillance footage obtained by the group as it plotted against Singapore.
Fully vaccinated travellers entering Malaysia to serve shorter quarantine period from Oct 18KUALA LUMPUR: Fully vaccinated travellers entering Malaysia will undergo a shorter quarantine period of seven days from Monday (Oct 18), Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced on Friday. They can serve their quarantine at home, if suitable, or at quarantine stations, said Ismail Sabri
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Apple takes down Koran app in China Apple said it removed the Quran Majeed app at the request of Chinese officials, for hosting illegal religious texts. Being cancer-stricken and begging CPF Board to repay overdue debt; that which in any case cannot be done as the money had been commingled and funneled to private entity Temasek Holdings for Ho Ching to wager on unviable, untenable and ultimately, invariably doomed gambles
Ceres 100% Apple Juice recalled after excess levels of patulin foundSINGAPORE: The importer of Ceres 100% Apple Juice has been directed to recall affected batches of the product after elevated levels of patulin were detected, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) said on Friday (Oct 15). Patulin can occur in fruits such as apples as a result of\u0026nbsp
Apple worker says she was fired after leading movement against harassmentSAN FRANCISCO : An Apple employee who led fellow workers in publicly sharing instances of what they called harassment and discrimination at the company said on Thursday that she had been fired. Janneke Parrish, an Apple program manager, said the iPhone maker informed her on Thursday that she had bee