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Sanders asks reporters to say what they’re thankful for before asking questions

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders asked reporters to say what they were thankful for before asking questions during Monday’s press briefing. “This will be our last press briefing before the Thanksgiving holiday in this room so I want to share a few things that I’m thankful for,” Sanders said at the beginning of the briefing. “And I think it […]

Trump rips NFL’s Marshawn Lynch for standing only during Mexican national anthem

President Trump early Monday slammed Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, saying the NFL should suspend him the next time he does not stand for the national anthem. “Marshawn Lynch of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders stands for the Mexican Anthem and sits down to boos for our National Anthem. Great disrespect!” Trump wrote on Twitter.  “Next time NFL should suspend him for […]

Singapore, Vietnam stocks outperform SE Asian peers

The skyline of Singapore is seen on Oct 11, 2017. Singapore stocks rose more than 1% on Tuesday. (Reuters photo) Singapore shares rose slightly more than 1% on Tuesday on expectations that its economy grew at a faster pace than initially estimated, which may dispel worries that the affluent city-state is too dependent on its tech products. Singapore’s economy is […]

Truck-mounted pumps to help drain Ayutthaya

The Department of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation will deploy 30 specialised truck-mounted pumping systems (inset left) drain water from Ayutthaya’s monkey cheeck ing flood retention areas, which cover over 600,000 rai, to allow farmers to plant their crops. (Photo by Sunthorn Pongpao) AYUTTHAYA: Thirty specialised truck-mounted pumps will be sent to this central province to help drain floodwater from […]