• 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
  • 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
  • 60 years after Japan army husband fled, Vietnam war bride clings to love

    It's been more than sixty years since Nguyen Thi Xuan's husband, a Japanese soldier, left her in Vietnam, but the 94-year-old still sleeps with a body pillow she fashioned from his military uniform. Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will meet with families -- including Xuan's -- next week on a historic trip to Vietnam, a landmark visit for the former foes that have become cosy allies since diplomatic relations were established in 1973.

    AFP News
  • Football: Leicester axe Ranieri to save cash jackpot

    Leicester's Thai owners ruthlessly sacked Claudio Ranieri less than a year after he masterminded their Premier League title triumph because relegation would cost them over �100 million. Ranieri was axed on Thursday as the Srivaddhanaprabha family lost patience with the Leicester manager's failure to halt the team's shocking slide towards the relegation zone. The genial Italian's dismissal was condemned in many quarters as his fellow managers and pundits claimed Ranieri deserved to be treated with more respect and should have been given time to turn the tide.

    AFP News
  • Malaysia decontaminating airport after revealing North Korean agents 'assassinated Kim Jong-nam with highly-toxic VX nerve agent'

    Malaysian plans to decontaminate Kuala Lumpur airport after it emerged that alleged North Korean agents used VX, one of the world’s deadliest nerve agents, to assassinate the elder half-brother of Kim Jong-un. Kim Jong-nam was murdered last Monday by a hit squad who smeared his face with VX, which is among the most dangerous chemicals ever created by man, Malaysian police said Friday. Asked whether people should avoid the international airport out of fears of contamination, Malaysia’s police inspector-general Khalid Abu Bakar said: "No. No. No. But I don't know.

    The Telegraph
  • Pele's son turns self in for Brazil prison sentence

    The son of football legend Pele turned himself in late Friday after being ordered by a Brazilian court to begin serving a nearly 13-year prison sentence for money laundering and drug trafficking. Edson "Edinho" Cholbi do Nascimento, who briefly played for his father's former club Santos, had so far avoided serving time while his case underwent a lengthy appeals process. "There's great frustration because I am being accused of money laundering, but I never did that," he said, according to the G1 news portal.

    AFP News
  • Duterte says China misunderstood Philippine minister's South China Sea remarks

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Friday he was not sure why China's commerce minister had cancelled a trip to his country, and that Beijing misunderstood his foreign minister's comments about its militarisation in the South China Sea. Duterte said he wanted solid ties with China and there was no urgency in pressing it to abide by last year's arbitration ruling on the Philippines' maritime boundaries and sovereign rights, which went in favour of Manila and infuriated Beijing.[nL8N19Y02S] On Tuesday, Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay, the chairman of a meeting of foreign ministers of the Association of South East Asian Nations, said the region had "grave concerns" about China putting weapons installations on its manmade islands in the Spratlys.

    Reuters
  • GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — 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.

    Associated Press
  • 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
  • Nicole Scherzinger: 'Cats helped me through Lewis Hamilton split'

    Nicole Scherzinger shared that working on musical Cats was the only thing that kept her going through her split from Lewis Hamilton.

    Cover Media
  • Trump blasts media, anonymous sources _ after WH uses them

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unloaded on the news media Friday for using anonymous sources — just hours after members of his own staff insisted on briefing reporters only on condition their names be concealed.

    Associated Press
  • Two Chinese men struggle to save a century-old Malay house with a link to KL’s past (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — On February 19, the ad hoc conservationist group that runs the Rumah Pusaka Chow Kit project posted a farewell message on its Facebook page. After two years of hard toil,...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 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
  • Manchester United handed tough Europa league draw

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Friday's draw for the last 16 of the Europa League against Russian side Rostov has been unkind to his team, the favourites. Comes in a bad period," Mourinho, whose side are still competing on four fronts, told reporters. "They had a very good Champions League campaign.

    Reuters
  • 9 Crayfish Dishes In Singapore That’ll Satisfy Those Cray Cray Cravings

    I love crayfish but I can usually only find it in zi char in Singapore. Thus, I’ve decided to do a little digging and come up with a guide on crayfish dishes in Singapore, and it turns out that loads of places have now incorporated this yummy crustacean into their menus! Here are nine crayfish […] The post 9 Crayfish Dishes In Singapore That’ll Satisfy Those Cray Cray Cravings appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

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  • George Clooney gives pregnant wife special shout-out at Cesar Awards

    The actor also reunited with his Monuments Men co-star Jean Dujardin at the ceremony.

    Cover Media
  • Sarawak to bear cost for Immigration counters, CCTVs at Kuching airport

    KUCHING, Feb 25 — Sarawak has agreed today to bear the cost of putting up Immigration counters and installing closed circuit TVs (CCTVs) at the Kuching International Airport, to monitor...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Carbon Fibers: Why They’re the Next Big Thing in Cars

    Carbon fiber materials are a huge paradox. Lightweight and flexible like a typical fabric, the strongest carbon fibers are ten times rigid, but five time lighter than steel.  What’s more, ... The post Carbon Fibers: Why They’re the Next Big Thing in Cars appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

    Carmudi
  • Sales pick up at Ardmore Park area

    Over the past couple of weeks, sales activities at the prestigious Ardmore Park neighbourhood have been brisk. Ardmore Three, a freehold development by Wheelock Properties, registered the sale of a fourth unit in as many weeks. The latest transaction, on Feb 13, was for the sale of a 1,787 sq ft, three-bedroom unit on the 23rd floor for $6.1 million ($3,412 psf).

    The Edge Property
  • Oops: Novak Djokovic caught getting scolded by wife after failing to end Facebook Live session

    Thanks to the power of social media, today’s athletes have the power to share anything and everything with their legion of fans. Unfortunately, as Novak Djokovic learned, “everything” sometimes includes moments that aren’t meant for public consumption. The world No. 2, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, broadcasted his practice session Thursday on Facebook Live, filmed by his wife, Jelena.

    Busted Racquet