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Amazon’s new Prime Now warehouse in Singapore is absolutely massive

By Victoria Ho

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After years of preparation, Amazon has finally launched its same-day Prime Now delivery service in Singapore.

The service brings two-hour, and even one-hour deliveries, for tens of thousands of household items, from eggs and cold beer to diapers and detergent.

To achieve the rapid delivery times, Amazon’s opened its largest Prime Now warehouse to date, at 100,000 square feet of space near the Jurong district.

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The hotly anticipated launch lit up social media this week, as chatter grew about the service coming to rival local incumbents, as well as China’s Alibaba, which recently bought a presence here by scooping up Southeast Asia’s Lazada. …

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James Corden delivers hilariously sassy parody of ‘L-O-V-E’ after Trump’s trans military ban

By Gianluca Mezzofiore

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James Corden watched Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from the military very, very closely, ahead of his performance on the Late, Late show.

And boy, did he deliver.

Sporting a frock coat, walking stick and top hat, Corden launched himself into an hilariously sassy parody of the classic song “L-O-V-E”, with Trump as a target:

The host then wonders, with brilliant rhyming, how transgender’s disruption is “worse than Trump’s corruption” and why it’s such a crisis when thousands are “willing to fight Isis”. …

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LG says its flagship G6 smartphone isn’t selling as well as expected

By Jon Russell

LG’s mobile business is in a sticky patch after the company admitted its flagship LG G6 smartphone hasn’t sold as well as expected. LG Electronics itself posted a business-wide operating income of KRW 664.1 billion (USD 588.2 million) on overall revenue KRW 14.55 trillion (USD 12.89 billion). While LG’s operating income rose by 14 percent year-on-year to outpace a four… Read More

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Transgender comedian speaks out about Trump’s ban on ‘The Tonight Show’

By Johnny Lieu

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In the wake of Trump’s plan to ban transgender people from serving in the U.S. military, The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon invited transgender comedian Patti Harrison to say a few words.

Harrison said that while she didn’t want to serve in the military, she wants the right to serve.

“It’s like, I don’t want to go to your baby shower, but I want the invite,” she said.

“But you know, I don’t even think Trump knows what transgender means. He probably thinks transgender people are those cars that turn into robots.” …

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Clever rabbits ride sheep to escape flood

By Johnny Lieu

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When these wild rabbits were facing floodwaters, they had to think outside the box.

So they hopped onto a flock of sheep, as per a video shot by 64-year-old farmer Ferg Horne on his property near Dunedin, New Zealand, on Saturday.

“I couldn’t believe it for a start,” he told AP.

Horne was helping a neighbour rescue 40 sheep from floodwaters, as a result of heavy storms in …

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