Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on May 14

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Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Saturday, May 14.

Mercury in S'pore hits 36.8 deg C in April, second-highest temperature on record

But weather experts say the country is not in the grips of a heatwave.

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US tells Asean leaders summit marks ‘new era’ for ties

US President Joe Biden also announced he was nominating a new ambassador to Asean.

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UK sanctions Putin's inner circle, including alleged girlfriend

Ms Alina Kabaeva, a former Olympic gymnast, is believed to be Mr Putin's current partner.

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Musk puts on hold $61b deal for Twitter, but says he remains committed after shares slump

CDC vouchers: A helping hand for families and small retailers

The latest tranche of CDC vouchers was rolled out this week, nearly two years after the scheme was first trialled.

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