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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    Japan says 'highly probable' IS beheading video is authentic

    The apparent killing of 47-year-old Kenji Goto - the second beheading of a Japanese hostage in a week - was announced in a video released online that included no mention of a Jordanian pilot also being held by IS, whom the militant group has threatened to kill.

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    NUS CARES initiative to improve lives in community

    Under the programme, NUS faculty, researchers and students will work with various partners to identify community issues and find practical solutions to them.

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    After Paris attacks, calls to tighten US visa rules

    The visa waiver programme, which covers tourists from 38 countries, represents the "Achilles' heel of America," said Senator Dianne Feinstein, who is urging a tightening of the rules.

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    Pro-democracy protesters to return to Hong Kong streets

    The march on Sunday (Feb 1) afternoon through central Hong Kong is expected to draw 50,000 people with police warning that attempts to reoccupy key roads cleared of a sea of tented protest camps in December "are likely".

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    Whitney Houston's daughter found unconscious

    Bobbi Kristina Brown, 21, was pulled unconscious from her bathtub on Saturday (Jan 31) at her Georgia home, in an eerie echo of her mother's tragic death three years ago.

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    Football: Asian Cup win stirs Aussie 'sleeping giant'

    More than 76,000 fans packed Stadium Australia to watch the hosts beat South Korea 2-1 in extra time to provide a massive shot in the arm for the sport's growth Down Under. 

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    Golf: NZ teen Lydia Ko becomes youngest world number one

    Ko took the top spot at 17 years, nine months and seven days. She eclipsed the age marks of South Korean Shin Ji-Yai, who was the youngest prior women's world number one at age 22 in 2010, and US star Tiger Woods, who was 21 when he ascended to number one for the first time in 1997.

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    Retaking Syria's Kobane a 'big deal': Kerry

    Kurdish fighters' success in recapturing the key Syrian town of Kobane from Islamic State extremists was a "big deal," US Secretary of State John Kerry said.

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    Japan PM vows to 'never forgive terrorists' after IS hostage killing claim

    A visibly upset Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to "never forgive terrorists" after the Islamic State group released a video purportedly showing the beheading of hostage Kenji Goto.

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    01 Feb 2015 Sun

    Tennis: US Open champion Cilic out of Zagreb

    US Open champion Marin Cilic will be unable to defend his Zagreb ATP title next week after failing to recover from a right shoulder injury, organisers said.