• Nevilles slam Man United midfield 'mannequins', 'garbage defending'

    Former Manchester United full-backs Gary and Phil Neville have slammed the club's "garbage" defending after Sunday's crushing 4-0 defeat to Chelsea in the Premier League. United manager Jose Mourinho blamed "incredible defensive mistakes" for the humiliating defeat on his return to Stamford Bridge, where he won three Premier League titles in two stints in charge.

  • US warns Philippines' Duterte over rhetoric, crime war

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's fiery rhetoric and deadly crime war are becoming a growing concern around the world, the top US envoy for Asia warned on Monday in Manila. US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel met with the Philippines' defence and foreign ministers on Monday, after Duterte last week announced his nation's "separation" from the United States. Duterte quickly walked back from the statement, saying he did not plan to sever the nations' seven-decade alliance, but Russel signalled many people around the world were becoming increasingly worried about the Filipino president's repeated tirades.

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  • 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...

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  • Victim 'tortured for days' by British murder accused in Hong Kong

    A Hong Kong court on Monday heard how British banker Rurik Jutting tortured one of his victims for three days as the trial opened into the killings of two Indonesian women at his upscale apartment. Jutting, 31, had earlier Monday pleaded "not guilty" to two counts of murder on the grounds of diminished responsibility. The court heard Jutting filmed both women on his iPhone and jurors were warned by judge Michael Stuart-Moore that the footage was "very shocking indeed".

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  • Tilting, sinking San Francisco high-rise raises alarm

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 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 room.

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  • Ku Li: ‘Not right’ to punish Bersih’s GLC funders

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 — Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah today criticised a minister for threatening to blacklist government-linked firms that finance the Bersih 5 rally, saying donations are...

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  • Trump's 'nasty woman' remark adds to woes with female voters

    NEW YORK (AP) — "Such a nasty woman."

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  • 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...

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  • 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.

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  • Toddler dies in Spokane fire, his dog huddled at his side

    SEATTLE (AP) — A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

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  • 527 South Koreans seek Note 7 payback from Samsung

    Hundreds of South Korean Galaxy Note 7 smartphone owners filed a lawsuit against Samsung Electronics on Monday over its handling of the fire-prone device. Attorney Peter Young-Yeel Ko, head of the Harvest ...

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  • How one drug cartel banked its cash in New York City

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the photos, Alejandra Salgado and her little brother Francisco look like ordinary tourists strolling the streets of midtown Manhattan. He carries a shopping bag. She wears a white dress, a necklace and a leather tote slung over one shoulder.

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  • India police kill at least 21 Maoists in shoot-out

    Indian police on Monday killed at least 21 rebels in a shoot-out in eastern India, a local officer said, one of the deadliest incidents this year in a long-running Maoist insurgency. Police said they ambushed a meeting of 30 to 40 Maoists in a forest near the border of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states, triggering a gunbattle. The search operation is still on," sub-inspector C.K. Dharua told AFP by telephone from Malkangiri district in Odisha where the attack occurred.

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  • Babies should sleep in parents' room first year: US doctors

    To reduce the risk of sudden death, babies should sleep in the same room as their parents but in their own crib or bassinet for the first year of life, US doctors said. The new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics says babies should sleep on their backs, on a clean surface free of toys and blankets, a guideline that has been in place since the 1990s and has reduced sudden infant deaths by about 50 percent. "Parents should never place the baby on a sofa, couch, or cushioned chair, either alone or sleeping with another person," lead author Rachel Moon said on Monday.

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  • 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
  • CDL exits luxury condo holding company, continues to manage asset

    A unit of CDL has entered into an agreement to exit its entire interest in Summervale Properties, the owner of Nouvel 18 – a 156-unit luxury residential development on Anderson Road, for $977.6 million...

    Property Guru
  • Hamilton cuts Rosberg's F1 lead with 50th win

    By Alan Baldwin AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton celebrated his 50th Formula One victory on Sunday with a pole-to-flag U.S. Grand Prix drive that cut Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg's overall lead to 26 points with three races remaining. Rosberg, who had been chasing his 10th triumph of the season, finished second on a sunny Texan afternoon with a big crowd but little drama. The straightforward victory was Hamilton's fourth in five seasons in Texas and ended a barren and frustrating stretch for the triple world champion dating back to his last win in Germany in July.

  • Lawyer marches to Parliament, wants talks on whether Hadi’s Bill is God’s Law

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 ― High-profile lawyer and social activist Siti Kasim called today for an open discussion on whether or not PAS’ proposal to strengthen the Shariah courts is a true...

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