• Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and other tools to reach her.

  • iPhone 8 reviews: Good, but nothing to get too excited about

    Apple Inc. recently kicked off pre-orders for its iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus with shipping to start on Friday, but reviews for the smartphone are tepid given that the slight upgrade is getting eclipsed ...

  • Bottled water is more popular than Pepsi and Coke - why you should avoid both

    Some 45% of bottled water brands are sourced from the municipal water supply.

  • Uber stripped of London licence due to lack of corporate responsibility

    Uber has been stripped of its London licence in a surprise move that dealt a serious blow to one of Silicon Valley’s fastest rising companies and sparked an outcry from a coalition of customers, government ministers and drivers at the ride-hailing company. The firm’s application for a new licence in London was rejected on the basis that the company is not a “fit and proper” private car hire operator. Uber’s cars will not disappear immediately as its current licence expires on 30 September and it plans to challenge the ruling by London’s transport authority in the courts immediately.

  • Singaporeans get their hands on iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

    Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore spotted a long queue of customers at Marina Bay Sands on Friday (22 September), many of whom were eager to get their hands on the newly released iPhone 8 and 8 Plus smartphones. Follow Yahoo Lifestyle Singapore on Facebook.

  • Man jailed and fined for stealing two F1 passes worth over $20,000

    On Friday (22 September), Chen, 35, was convicted on one count of theft and one count of criminal trespass and jailed for one month and fined $1,500. Chen, a Singaporean, had stolen the items from a room, which was used to store F1-related items on the second floor of Conrad Centennial Hotel.

  • War of words ratchets up between Kim and Trump

    An escalating war of words between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un ratcheted up a notch on Friday as the US president dubbed North Korea's leader a "madman," a day after the reclusive regime hinted it may explode a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. Hours earlier, in a rare personal attack, Kim took aim at Trump, branding him "mentally deranged" and a "dotard", and warning he would "pay dearly" for his threat to destroy North Korea if challenged, uttered before the United Nations General Assembly. The verbal clash came a day after Washington announced tougher sanctions aimed at curbing North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile program, on the heels of a Trump speech in which he which he nicknamed Kim "Rocket Man" and declared him to be on a "suicide mission." "Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn't mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!" Trump posted early Friday in the first of a barrage of unrelated tweets.