• Five things we learnt in the Premier League

    The Premier League's established powers continued to flex their muscles as Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United all maintained their perfect start to the season with a third straight win each, while champions Leicester City and Arsenal recorded their first league wins of the season. Here are five things we learnt: City still have cross to bear Pep Guardiola's men were frequently sublime going forward in a 3-1 win at home to West Ham on Sunday, with Raheem Sterling scoring twice.

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  • Charlie Sheen's ex-wives 'agree to slash child support payments'

    Denise Richards and Brooke Mueller have reportedly accepted a reduced child support sum from the former Two and a Half Men star.

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  • Drug users aren't human, says Philippines' Duterte

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on crime, has justified the large-scale killing of drug users by suggesting the victims were not human. Duterte, who has seen about two thousand people killed since he was elected in May, made the remarks late Friday as he shrugged off the United Nations' concerns over human rights in his country. "You cannot wage a war without killing," Duterte said, adding that many drug users were beyond rehabilitation.

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  • Rosberg wins Belgian GP but Hamilton fights back

    Nico Rosberg rekindled his world championship ambitions with victory in Sunday's chaotic crash-hit Belgian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton staged an astonishing fightback to finish third. Rosberg's delight was reduced by his Mercedes team-mate Hamilton's damage-limiting and thrilling drive to finish behind Daniel Ricciardo, second in a Red Bull, after starting from the back row of the grid. "I would definitely have taken that before the race," said Hamilton.

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  • Woman killed in crane hook accident remembered for her independent spirit

    GEORGE TOWN, Aug 28 — A year ago, the Chin family moved from their home in Magazine Road here to Klang, Selangor to expand their canteen food business. However, their daughter Chin Khoon Sing,...

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  • Unsold units continue to dampen property market in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — The slowdown in the property market is getting more apparent as we see the number of unsold units in both residential and commercial properties climb by 16 per cent in the...

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  • Philippine Muslim extremists stage mass jailbreak

    Muslim extremists who support the Islamic State group staged a daring jailbreak in the southern Philippines, freeing 23 detainees in the latest in a series of mass escapes, officials said Sunday. About 50 heavily armed members of the Maute group raided the local jail in the southern city of Marawi on Mindanao island on Saturday and freed eight comrades who were arrested barely a week ago, police said. Fifteen other detainees, held for other serious offences, also escaped in the raid, said provincial jail warden Acmad Tabao.

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  • French players suspended over behavior at Olympics

    The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has provisionally suspended Benoit Paire, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for "damaging" the organization's image by their behavior at this month's Rio Olympics. "Following the Rio Olympics, the Committee of the French Tennis Federation met at length about the case of the players who violated the federation and damaged the image of tennis," the FFT said in a statement. Paire, seeded 16th at the Games, lost to Fabio Fognini of Italy in the second round.

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  • Mussels disappearing from New England waters, scientists say

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England is running out of mussels.

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  • Was Dr M ‘sincere’ in amending Constitution? Hishammuddin sceptical after apology

    GOMBAK, Aug 28 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein questioned today Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s real motive to amend the Federal Constitution by removing certain powers from the...

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  • Trump's border wall plan is unrealistic and useless, experts say

    Even as Donald Trump vacillates between toning down his harsh anti-immigrant rhetoric and reaching out to minorities, he remains unshakable on one central campaign promise: building a wall on America's southern border with Mexico. "We are going to build a great border wall to stop illegal immigration, to stop the gangs and the violence, and to stop the drugs from pouring into our communities," the Republican presidential candidate said as he accepted his party's nomination last month. "Mexico!" his energized supporters roared back.

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  • DOSH: Crane may have been tampered with

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) confirmed a cable holding the crane hook at the construction site in Jalan Raja Chulan had snapped, causing the...

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  • Champions PSG beaten by Monaco

    Reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain suffered their first defeat under new coach Unai Emery on Sunday, going down 3-1 to a rampant Monaco at the Stade Louis II. Joao Moutinho put Monaco ahead before a Fabinho penalty doubled their lead just before half-time to leave the visitors up against it. Edinson Cavani pulled a goal back in the second half but a Serge Aurier own-goal late on secured a deserved win for the home side that lifts them level on seven points with early league leaders Guingamp. PSG lie a point behind in fifth place after seeing their perfect start to the campaign ended in the principality.

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  • Police hunt for crane operator, believed to still be in KL

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 28 — Police believe the crane operator involved in Thursday’s incident that resulted in the death of a woman driver in Jalan Raja Chulan is still in Kuala Lumpur. A police...

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  • Malaysian students rally to demand prime minister's arrest

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian student activists led a rally Saturday to demand the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has been implicated in a U.S. government probe into massive fraud in a Malaysian investment fund.

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  • Couple rescued after searchers spot SOS on remote island

    Two people stranded for a week on a remote Pacific island have been rescued after a search aircraft spotted their SOS message in the sand, the US Coast Guard said Sunday. The couple, who had "limited supplies and no emergency equipment", were found on uninhabited East Fayu island in Micronesia by a US Navy air crew, who discovered them on the beach near the makeshift sign, according to the coast guard statement. "The search and rescue operation for Linus and Sabina Jack has been successfully completed," the US Embassy in Kolonia, Micronesia, posted on its Facebook page.

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  • Saudi city soldiers on as civilian toll mounts

    Not when you drive down King Abdul Aziz Road in the late afternoon sun, past the luxury hotel, the hypermarket and the sprawling gym in this southern Saudi city near the border with Yemen. The boy brings to at least 31 the number of civilians killed in Najran since early last year, when Yemen's Huthi rebels and their allies began bombarding southern Saudi Arabia in retaliation for air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition. The Arab alliance intervened in March 2015 to support Yemen's internationally recognised government after the Huthis seized much of the country.

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  • Motor racing-Ferrari drivers criticise Verstappen aggression

    By Abhishek Takle SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 28 (Reuters) - A weekend that began at the top of the timesheets for Max Verstappen ended with the Dutchman out of the points and in a war of words with Ferrari rivals after a nightmare Belgian Formula One Grand Prix. The 18-year-old began Sunday's race alongside pole-sitter Nico Rosberg in the first front-row start of his fledgling career. Verstappen was leapfrogged by Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel off the line but attempted to make the places up on a tight first corner only for the three cars to collide.

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  • Siblings unable to accept woman’s death in freak accident

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Grief lingered in the air during a Buddhist prayer ceremony conducted by the Jalan Raja Chulan roadside where 24-year-old Chin Khoon Sing died after a sheave hook from a...

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  • Justin Theroux guessed 'lazy' Emily Blunt's pregnancy while filming

    Pregnant Emily Blunt struggled filming action scenes in her first trimester

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