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November 2, 2017 1:41 PM New York truck attack: Donald Trump wants the death penalty for Sayfullo Saipov

THE wife of the Uzbeki national accused of murdering eight people in Manhattan denied any knowledge of her husband’s planned rampage. The Washington Post reports that a person who spoke to Sayfullo Saipov’s 24-year-old wife, Nozima Odilova, on Tuesday evening said she seemed “shocked” and had no idea of what her husband was planning. At the time, the feds were at her Paterson 5

November 2, 2017 11:02 AM Singapore Air splurges S$1.15 billion to redefine luxury with revamped A380 cabins

SINGAPORE — Singapore Airlines Ltd, the first carrier to put a double bed in its cabins, is spending US$850 million (S$1.15 billion) to refit all its Airbus SE A380 jets to take airborne luxury up another notch. The airline on Thursday unveiled its first major overhaul across cabin classes of its Airbus SE A380s since 2007, when it became the first carrier 3

November 1, 2017 9:00 PM Silver lining in the battle against fake news

Younger people are more likely to believe they are less susceptible to falling for fake news, an optimistic bias that could hurt their ability to discern the truthfulness of online information. That is one of the findings of a recent survey conducted by the Communications and New Media Department at the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Institute 4

November 1, 2017 8:30 PM Tesla reports biggest-ever quarterly loss

Tesla Inc reported its biggest-ever quarterly loss on Wednesday as the electric-car maker spent more to speed up production of its more affordable Model 3 sedan. Led by Silicon Valley entrepreneur Elon Musk, Tesla is struggling to overcome production bottlenecks as it builds the Model 3, seen as key to the company's long-term profitability. The company 6

November 1, 2017 6:05 PM Fed holds rates steady; 'solid' growth keeps December hike in view

WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and pointed to solid U.S. economic growth and a strengthening labor market while downplaying the impact of recent hurricanes, a sign it is on track to lift borrowing costs again in December. The U.S. central bank acknowledged that inflation remained soft, but it did not downgrade 5

November 1, 2017 4:20 PM Uzbek man planned deadly New York truck attack for weeks -police

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant suspected of killing eight people in New York City followed plans laid out by the militant Islamic State group and planned the attack weeks in advance, U.S. investigators said on Wednesday. Police said they had interviewed Sayfullo Saipov, 29, who was shot and arrested by police moments after the rampage in lower Manhattan 9

November 1, 2017 3:07 PM 848 more HDB blocks to be installed with solar panels

SINGAPORE – Around 850 additional Housing Development Board (HDB) blocks and 27 government sites will be equipped with solar panels by mid-2020. The HDB and the Singapore Economic Board (EDB) launched its third bulk tender for solar panels on Wednesday (Nov 1). It is the largest tender under the SolarNova programme, which aims to spur growth of Singapore’s 3

November 1, 2017 12:50 PM Deadly attack in New York branded 'terrorism' by authorities

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, authorities said. The suspect, who was shot by police and arrested moments after the rampage on the Lower West Side of Manhattan 14

November 1, 2017 12:17 PM Why ISIS May Not Claim the New York Attack, Taken Straight Out of Its Playbook

The attack in New York on Tuesday bore many of the hallmarks of the type of killings inspired by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). The attacker used an everyday object—a rented truck—as a deadly weapon to target innocent civilians and tourists, plowing down a cyclist path in Lower Manhattan and crashing into a school bus. The suspect 1

November 1, 2017 9:39 AM Deadly Halloween attack in New York branded 'terrorism' by authorities

NEW YORK: An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, authorities said. The suspect, who was shot by police and arrested moments after Tuesday's rampage on the Lower West Side of Manhattan 10