Good morning! Here are our top stories to kickstart your Saturday, Feb 17.
Video: US charges 13 Russians with 2016 election tampering; Trump says 'no collusion' between campaign and Russia
A Russian Internet agency oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 US presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow’s purported effort to interfere.
PM Lee Hsien Loong's Chinese New Year wish: Broader productivity growth, train improvements
Singapore's economic performance last year was healthy, marked by a better-than-expected expansion and encouraging productivity growth.
Video: Sengkang LRT train breaks down on first day of CNY, passengers get down and walk on tracks
Another light rail vehicle was used to push the defective one out of the line so that services could resume on the Sengkang West inner loop. Service was back up at about 1pm.
Video: 3...2...1... and first CNY baby arrives right on the stroke of midnight
Right after the Tays watched the countdown to Chinese New Year on a hospital delivery room television, they welcomed their firstborn.
HDB urges Aljunied-Hougang Town Council to resolve outstanding issues
The Housing Board has called on the Worker's Party-run Aljunied-Hougang Town Council to settle outstanding issues related to financial and governance lapses.
Man arrested for murder after prime mover accident along Jurong Town Hall Road
Preliminary investigations revealed that a dispute between the deceased and the suspect could have caused the accident.
Video: FBI admits mishandling January tip about accused Florida gunman
The Federal Bureau of Investigation said it failed to act on a tip that the teenager accused of killing 17 people in Florida had guns and the desire to kill, drawing calls from Florida’s Republican governor for the FBI director to resign.
Video: Blackface skit in China's new year gala sparks racism accusations
The actress, Lou Naiming, appeared on stage in colourful garb with her face and arms coloured brown, carrying a fruit basket on her head, and accompanied by someone costumed as a monkey.
India suspends passport of celebrity jeweller Nirav Modi over bank fraud case
India's financial crimes agency is investigating allegations that Nirav Modi - one of India's richest men and jeweller to top Hollywood stars including Kate Winslet and Naomi Watts - and his business partner were involved in defrauding the Punjab National Bank.
Malaysia sorry for Chinese New Year rooster ad cock-up
Malaysia has apologised after a government ad in Chinese-language newspapers featuring a picture of a barking rooster to mark the Year of the Dog sparked a flood of mockery.