• Vietnam says Kim murder suspect thought it was a prank

    The Vietnamese woman arrested as a suspect in killing the half-brother of North Korea's leader thought she was taking part in a prank video, Vietnam's foreign ministry said on Saturday. Hanoi had not previously confirmed that Doan Thi Huong was Vietnamese, saying only that it was in touch with authorities in Malaysia, where Kim Jong Nam was murdered on Feb. 13. Vietnamese embassy officials met her on Saturday.

  • 'Are you Muslim?' Florida airport 'detained Muhammad Ali's son'

    Muhammad Ali Jr, the 44-year-old son of the world-renowned boxer, was kept back at an airport in Florida earlier this month, family friend and lawyer Chris Mancini told the Courier-Journal, a Kentucky newspaper. According to the newspaper, officials questioned Ali for nearly two hours, repeatedly asking him "Where did you get your name from?" and "Are you Muslim?".

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  • Chelsea surge 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea's processional march towards the Premier League title continued at Swansea City's expense on Saturday as reigning champions Leicester City dropped into the bottom three. Antonio Conte's side were not firing on all cylinders against a resolute Swansea side managed by their former assistant coach Paul Clement but second-half goals by Pedro and Diego Costa made sure of a 3-1 victory.

  • Duterte fans, foes in mass Manila rallies

    Thousands of supporters and foes of President Rodrigo Duterte joined large rallies in Manila on Saturday, highlighting how his brutal drug war has polarised the Philippines. A prayer rally for Duterte's eight months-long anti-narcotics crackdown drew the biggest turnout, estimated by police at up to 200,000 although AFP reporters said it looked a lot less. "Your presence here showcases the strong support that your president continues to enjoy," Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre told the crowd at the prayer rally, who lit candles and sang religious songs.

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  • Mysterious white 'blob' becomes latest sea creature to wash up after Philippines earthquake

    A huge bizarre white blob has become the latest mysterious sea creature to wash up in the Philippines after an earthquake hit the islands. The massive white monster-like creature was washed up on shore in Cagdainao, Dinagat Islands. What it is has stumped plenty of people, but hasn’t stopped locals from posing for selfies with the scary sea monster.

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  • Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids politics in letter

    Investors who wanted billionaire Warren Buffett to address the current state of the world in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders will likely be disappointed, but they can still take some ...

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  • Donald Trump bars BBC, CNN and New York Times from media briefing as White House press war escalates

    The BBC and several major American news organisations were on Friday afternoon barred from a White House press briefing in a an unprecedented move by the Trump administration. Reporters from the BBC, CNN, the New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Politico were all refused access to an off-camera press briefing by Sean Spicer, President Donald Trump's press secretary. Alongside the Daily Mail and Buzzfeed, they were refused entry to Mr Spicer's West Wing office for the scheduled briefing.

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  • Human remains found in Crete belong to British holidaymaker Steven Cook who went missing over 11 years ago

    The family of Steven Cook, who went missing aged 20, said a “fog can lift at last”. Mr Cook, from Sandbach, Cheshire, was on his first holiday without his family and went missing in September 2005 after a night out with friends in the resort town of Malia. Cheshire Police’s Detective Inspector Gary McIntyre said the force's priority was to ensure his remains are returned to the UK as soon as possible.

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  • Hundreds cheer as a relaxed Barack Obama surfaces in Manhattan 

    The former president was seen in the Flatiron District of New York, Mail Online reported. Wearing a dark suite, open-necked shirt and clutching a beverage in a paper cup, Mr Obama appeared relaxed as he entered an office building. In the immediate aftermath of leaving the White House Mr an Mrs Obama went first to California and then to the British Virgin Islands, where the stayed with Sir Richard Branson on his private island of Necker.

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  • Sisters give birth to first baby boys in family for 50 years within an HOUR of each other

    Two sisters defied the odds to give birth to the first baby boys in their family in more than 50 years – just an HOUR apart. Leanne Walters, 25, and sister Lisa Harmel, 22, went into labour on the same day in the same hospital. The sisters were in adjacent rooms and their mum Kim Harmel, 54, was left rushing between rooms to comfort both daughters.

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  • North Korea embassy in KL: The secretive outpost of the hermit nation

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — Hidden in an upscale neighbourhood along Jalan Batai in Damansara Heights is the embassy of one of the world’s most secretive countries. The Embassy of the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Whale watchers warned to stay away from humpback spotted off south Devon coast

    Crowds have been drawn to the area, but a police spokesman said: "Please do not go anywhere near it on a boat". Wildlife expert Linda Hingley, from Brixham Seawatch, said she believes the mother whale is is lost. "I was really hoping it was a Minke whale, as we occasionally see them off the coast here, and they move through and they're fine.

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  • Everton's Koeman wants Man Utd to beat Saints in League Cup final

    Everton manager Ronald Koeman is hoping Manchester United beat his former club Southampton in Sunday's League Cup final because victory for Jose Mourinho's team would boost his own side's chances of qualifying for the Europa League. Koeman, who spent two seasons in charge of Southampton, also wants one of the league's top-four finishers to win the FA Cup so that Everton make it to the Europa League qualifying rounds if they manage to end the season in seventh place.

  • Jodie Foster and Michael J. Fox lead anti-Donald Trump rally

    NCIS star Wilmer Valderrama also spoke at the event, where he was cheered on by the crowd.

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  • GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it.

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  • The top 12 counties where you can save money by buying a house just over the border

    Wilmslow, Prestbury and Alderley Edge – is the goal for those moving out of Manchester, and home to many a Premier League footballer. New research from Savills, exclusive to the Telegraph, has pinpointed the 12 counties with the largest price gap compared with their neighbours. At the top of the ranking is Kent, where the average house price of £289,700 is nearly a third cheaper than the surrounding counties of Greater London, Essex, East Sussex and Surrey.

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  • George Clooney gives pregnant wife special shout-out at Cesar Awards

    The actor also reunited with his Monuments Men co-star Jean Dujardin at the ceremony.

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  • Iran requests 950 tonnes of uranium from Kazakhstan

    Iran's nuclear chief said Saturday that the country had asked to buy 950 tonnes of uranium concentrate from Kazakhstan over the next three years to help develop its civil reactor programme. The request has been made to the body that oversees the nuclear deal signed between Iran and world powers in 2015. Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, told the ISNA news agency that the purchase was supposed to happen "within three years".

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  • Archaeologists hunt for long-lost tomb of Scottish king

    The tomb of a medieval king whose murder changed the course of Scottish history in a real-life "Game of Thrones" could be unearthed in a new hi-tech project launched Saturday. Archaeologists and virtual reality artists want to digitally recreate the court of King James I of Scotland in Perth, around 40 miles (64 kilometres) from Edinburgh, and try to find the king's tomb buried beneath the modern-day city.

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  • India police arrest cheap mobile maker on fraud charges

    The director of an Indian company that claimed it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone was arrested Thursday on fraud charges, police said Friday. Mohit Goel was arrested in the New Delhi suburb ...

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