• 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.

    Reuters
  • '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?".

    The Telegraph
  • Sacked Ranieri says goodbye to Leicester stars

    Claudio Ranieri visited Leicester City's training ground on Saturday to say farewell to his former players and staff after his shock sacking.

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  • 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.

    AFP News
  • Warren Buffett says don't waste money on investment fees

    Billionaire Warren Buffett used his much anticipated annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders to reiterate his wariness of high Wall Street fees and his positive outlook for the U.S. economy. Buffett ...

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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
  • 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.

    Yahoo News UK
  • 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.

    The Telegraph
  • 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.

    The Independent
  • 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.

    Reuters
  • 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.

    The Telegraph
  • 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.

    Yahoo News UK
  • 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.

    The Telegraph
  • GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

    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. It's the ...

    Associated Press
  • Eva Longoria reveals bun trick to get the most from a blowout

    Eva Longoria often calls up designer pal Victoria Beckham for advice on putting together a red carpet look.

    Cover Media
  • Football: Leaders Chelsea stroll as Fabregas marks milestone

    Cesc Fabregas marked his 300th Premier League appearance with the opening goal in Chelsea's 3-1 victory over Swansea as the runaway leaders moved 11 points clear at the top on Saturday. Fabregas's first half goal was cancelled out by an equaliser from Fernando Llorente on the stroke of half time at Stamford Bridge, but second half goals from Pedro and Diego Costa sealed a comfortable win. The outcome meant Swansea manager Paul Clement and coach Claude Makelele endured a painful return to the club they had served as assistant manager and player respectively.

    AFP News 44 mins ago
  • 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.

    Cover Media
  • Taiwan's Chiang Kai-shek hall removes souvenirs of former leader

    A Taiwanese memorial hall named after Chiang Kai-shek has stopped selling souvenirs depicting the former nationalist leader, authorities said Saturday, as the island deals with the "deep scar" left by his rule. The decision comes as Taiwan prepares to mark the 70th anniversary of a brutal massacre of protesters by troops from his Kuomintang (KMT) party, when the now democratic island was still under martial law. The massacre was followed by decades of political purges under Chiang and his son, known as the "White Terror".

    AFP News
  • Arrest warrant: Man used hands to kill teacher inside home

    Teacher and former beauty queen Tara Grinstead vanished from her south Georgia home in 2005, leaving a mystery that had stumped investigators for nearly 12 years — until a tip led to an unexpected arrest. ...

    Associated Press
  • 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.

    AFP News