• Ex-attorney general sentenced to jail, then cuffed in court

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced Monday to 10 to 23 months in jail for illegally disclosing details from a grand jury investigation to embarrass a rival and lying about it under oath.

    Associated Press
  • Malaysia mulls scrapping Formula One race amid falling ticket sales, viewership

    Malaysia is considering halting the annual Formula One Grand Prix race after its contract ends in 2018 due to declining ticket sales and TV viewership. The government and race organizers are expected to meet on Thursday to decide whether the country should continue to host the race, state news agency Bernama reported on Monday. In a series of posts on his official Twitter account, the sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the costs of holding the race were too high, while the returns were limited.

  • US: Philippines' Duterte sparking distress around the world

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A top American diplomat for Asia said Monday that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial remarks and a "real climate of uncertainty" about his government's intentions have sparked distress in the U.S. and other countries.

    Associated Press
  • Britney Spears suffers wardrobe malfunction onstage

    One of Britney Spears' male dancers lent her his plaid shirt to help her get through the set with her modesty intact.

    Cover Media
  • Mourinho accused Conte of humiliating United - Italian TV

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho told his Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte that his antics in whipping up the crowd during the London club's 4-0 victory on Sunday were "humiliating", according to Italian television. The Portuguese went straight to Conte at the final whistle and spent several seconds talking into his ear. Neither manager would reveal the contents of the conversation but Sky Italia said Mourinho told Conte in Italian: "You don't celebrate like that at 4-0.

  • MOF: Assets from 1MDB unit now in another international bank

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 ― Some RM940 million worth of unit trusts owned by 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) subsidiary Brazen Sky Limited has been placed in the custody of another international...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • The Latest: Clinton beckons to Trump backers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EDT):

    Associated Press
  • Tilting, sinking San Francisco high-rise raises alarm

    Pamela Buttery noticed something peculiar six years ago while practicing golf putting in her 57th-floor apartment at the luxurious Millennium Tower. The ball kept veering to the same corner of her living ...

    Associated Press
  • Karius Liverpool's number one: Klopp

    Jurgen Klopp says that Loris Karius is now his first-choice goalkeeper after the young German replaced Simon Mignolet during the Reds' run up the Premier League table. Mignolet will be back in action for Tuesday's EFL Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur but the competition has long been used by leading clubs to rest key players. Karius, who joined for £4.7 million ($6.1 million, 5.4 million euros) during the summer, played in pre-season but then broke his hand and missed the start of the new Premier League campaign.

    AFP News
  • BN may win GE14, but what happens if economy worsens? Ex-minister asks

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 — Former Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Husni Hanadzlah today questioned the state of the country’s economy if current stagnation persists even after a Barisan Nasional win...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Oil price down cycle 'nearing end': Saudi minister

    Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday that the current cycle of falling crude prices is close to an end as market fundamentals improve. Oil prices are currently hovering at around $50 per barrel after hitting a 10-year low of less than $30 in January, down from a peak of more than $100 in mid-2014. "The current down cycle is nearing an end," Falih told a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak on Sunday after a Gulf ministerial meeting in Riyadh.

    AFP News
  • Nasi Lemak Anak Dara sells 1,000 packets after PM’s mention

    SHAH ALAM, Oct 23 — Siti Hajjar Ahmad, 24, never dreamt that her little nasi lemak business would make it into national news, let alone receive the endorsement of Datuk Seri Najib Razak. But...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Hollywood star Ruffalo calls Obama 'immoral' at climate rally

    Hollywood star Mark Ruffalo accused US President Barack Obama of hypocrisy for allowing fracking and other fossil fuel extraction while presenting himself as a green president. The Oscar-nominated "Spotlight" and "Avengers" actor spoke out at a rally in Los Angeles protesting against man-made climate change and, in particular, the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, the site of escalating protests in recent weeks. "President Obama, it is immoral for you to keep drilling in our state lands, in our federal lands, off our federal waters, while at the same time calling yourself a climate change leader," he said.

    AFP News
  • Migraines linked to higher levels of nitrate-modifying bacteria in the mouth and gut, study finds

    An American study has found that migraine sufferers have higher levels of oral bacteria that break down nitrates, which could trigger headaches. Researchers from the University of San Diego, USA, have identified a difference in the levels of specific bacteria in the mouth, throat and gut of patients who suffer from migraines. Compared to healthy participants, migraine sufferers were found to have higher levels of the bacteria that convert nitrates into nitric oxide in the blood, which can lead to headaches.

    AFP Relax
  • Nicole Scherzinger found her ‘authentic self’ after breakup

    Nicole Scherzinger avoids social media because she’s “very sensitive”.

    Cover Media
  • Hanjin shares dive on European sale news

    Shares in troubled South Korean shipping giant Hanjin plunged 12 percent Monday after the company announced plans to shutter its European business, fuelling fears it could be heading towards liquidation. Hanjin -- the South's largest shipping company and once the world's seventh biggest -- is seeking bankruptcy protection at home and in the United States after creditors rejected a plan to deal with a $5.37-billion debt load. Almost 80 percent of Hanjin's market value -- or the equivalent of about 950 billion won ($840 million) -- has been wiped out in the past year as the firm's financial woes deepen.

    AFP News
  • Noodle shop bomb kills 1, wounds 18 in restive Thai south

    One person was killed and 18 others were wounded, some of them critically, when a bomb exploded outside a noodle shop in Thailand's far south, police and witnesses said Monday. The attack coincided with the anniversary of the death of dozens of local Muslims at the hands of Thai security forces, an event that kicked off the current insurgency more than a decade ago. The bomb tore through a noodle shop around 7pm (1200 GMT) in downtown Pattani, a town in Thailand's Malay-speaking Muslim south.

    AFP News
  • Benitez's Newcastle make it five wins in a row

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Newcastle United notched a fifth consecutive Championship victory as their bid to return to the top flight at the first attempt gathered pace on Saturday. Ayoze Perez needed just 60 seconds to put Rafa Benitez's team on course for a 3-0 triumph over Ipswich Town, their 10th win in 14 league games in a season that began with two defeats. Perez and Matt Ritchie were on target in the second half as Newcastle moved to 31 points, three ahead of Brighton and Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town.

  • Commercial building in Joo Chiat up for sale

    A freehold four-storey commercial building with attic has been put up for sale by expression of interest (EOI). The property located along Joo Chiat Road has a site area of 4,686 sq ft and gross floor area of 18,571 sq ft. It has a lift and a fully automated mechanical car park for nine cars.

    The Edge Property
  • Faded royals hold rare Serbian wedding

    At the wedding of his grandfather, King Aleksandar I of Yugoslavia, nearly a century ago, more than 100,000 people thronged Belgrade's streets in heavy rain to celebrate. Prince Mihajlo Karadjordjevic's wedding on Sunday was a somewhat lower profile event -- covered by the tabloids but largely ignored by other media, leaving some Serbians completely unaware of the first "royal" wedding in decades. The 30-year-old prince married Ljubica Ljubisavljevic, a Belgrade-born pharmacist, at the Orthodox Church of St George at Oplenac in central Serbia, where members of the Karadjordjevic dynasty are buried.

    AFP News