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Merritt wins first PGA Tour title at Quicken Loans

Troy Merritt held firm and finished with a flourish to claim his first PGA Tour title with a three-stroke win on Sunday at the Quicken Loans National at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in Gainesville, Virginia.


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Police officers leave the scene with container holding metallic debris found on a beach in Saint-Denis on the French Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, close to where a Boeing 777 wing part believed to belong to missing flight MH370 washed up last week. (AFP PHOTO/RICHARD BOUHET)

No plane link to new debris in island hunt for MH370 clues

A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no new clues on Sunday as authorities said metallic debris found by locals did not come from an airplane.



AHPETC chairman Sylvia Lim (centre) headed to the High Court on Apr 5, 2015. (Photo: Calvin Oh)

AHPETC case back in court: Timeline of events

The Ministry of National Development is appealing against the dismissal of its application to appoint independent accountants to oversee Government grants to the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council.



File photo of US President Barack Obama at the opening session of the Climate Change Summit at the United Nations in New York on Sep 23, 2014. (Photo: AFP/Timothy A. Clary)

Obama to unveil 'biggest step ever' in climate fight

US President Barack Obama will on Monday unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken" to fight climate change, a sensitive issue central to his legacy.



A European Union flag flutters outside the Athens stock exchange, Greece. (REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun)

Greek stock exchange to reopen after five weeks

All eyes will be on Greece's embattled banks on Monday when the Athens stock exchange reopens after a five-week shutdown over the country's debt crisis, with traders bracing for a volatile session.









Fetal tissue research declining, still important

A political battle over the use of fetal tissue in medical research has been reinvigorated by the release of undercover videos targeting Planned Parenthood officials. But the controversy comes just as interest in the use of fetal tissue is dwindling, scientists said.



Lemurs are feed by a caretaker at Antananarivo's Tsimbazaza Zoo Madagascar, in this December 5, 2006 file photo. REUTERS/Radu Sigheti/Files

Madagascar mess-ups keep tourist 'paradise' marooned

Perched on the muddy bank of a river meandering through rolling green hills, the Lemurs' Park near Madagascar's capital is rated one of the city's top attractions, but you would not know it from the number of visitors.