• 6 shot, 3 others hurt in Houston neighborhood; gunman dead

    A disgruntled lawyer who had numerous weapons randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning, hitting six people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by police, authorities ...

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  • China flies military planes over strait near Japan

    China has sent fighter planes for the first time over a strait near Japan, the two governments said Monday, after Tokyo announced it may patrol alongside the US in the disputed South China Sea. More than 40 Chinese military aircraft on Sunday traversed the Miyako Strait between Japan's Miyako and Okinawa Islands, to carry out training in the West Pacific, according to a statement on China's defence ministry website. The Sukhoi Su-30 fighters, bombers and refuelling aircraft did not violate Japanese airspace.

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  • IGP: India must get extradition order for billionaire Ananda Krishnan, lieutenant

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — Police cannot execute the warrants issued by India for the arrest of tycoon Tan Sri T. Ananda Krishnan and his lieutenant Augustus Ralph Marshall without an extradition...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • These families are ‘middle-income’ earners, but why can’t they save?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — Nurjehan Mohamed, 37 and her husband Aref Omar, 39 have a joint monthly income of RM8,000 a month which puts them comfortably above the national average household income...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Step Out for a Date Night in N.Y.C.

    Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux had a date night in New York City on Saturday. The couple coordinate in black outfits, with Aniston wearing a tank top, pants and heels and Theroux wearing a vest, sweatshirt, suspenders and faded black jeans. The pair stayed close to one another as they stepped out for dinner at Smile in the Big Apple, where the Leftovers star is gearing up for a press tour for his latest project, The Girl on the Train. ...

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  • Mourinho's pre-match message inspired United - Smalling

    Manager Jose Mourinho's pre-match message of embracing the occasion of playing in front of a packed Old Trafford crowd inspired Manchester United to a 4-1 rout of Premier League champions Leicester City, defender Chris Smalling has said. After back-to-back Premier League defeats by Manchester City and Watford, United were under pressure from their fans and returned to winning ways with Smalling beginning the rout of the champions with a first half header. "The boss really wanted to get the enjoyment factor across," Smalling told the club's website (www.manutd.com).

    Reuters
  • UN rights expert plans to probe Philippine killings

    A United Nations rights rapporteur told AFP on Monday she intended to visit the Philippines to investigate President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on crime, but was seeking security guarantees for people she planned to speak with. While the government has yet to issue formal invitations, the UN rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Agnes Callamard, said she would solicit one. "I welcome the reports recently (conveyed) through the media that the president and government of the Philippines will invite a UN mission to investigate the alleged extrajudicial executions," Callamard said in a statement emailed to AFP.

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  • After nearly 100 years, Kong Thai Lai Coffeeshop forced from original home

    GEORGE TOWN, Sept 26 — Today is Kong Thai Lai Coffeeshop’s final day of operations at its home for the past century in Hutton Lane here, but onlookers would never be able to tell. Its wooden...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • After joining Pribumi, Anina drops suit over RM2.6b against Najib

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — Former Umno member Anina Saadudin has withdrawn her lawsuit against Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak to demand the return of a portion of a RM2.6 billion amount to...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • After an assault trial, alleged victim faces her own lawsuit

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As Yee Xiong prepared to leave the sentencing hearing for a man she said sexually assaulted her at an off-campus apartment when they were students, she felt ready to finally put the case behind her after four years. Then, she was handed a $4 million defamation lawsuit.

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  • A Syrian refugee balances life in Germany with chaos at home

    SAARBRUECKEN, Germany (AP) — At the intersection, Mohammed al-Haj waited patiently for the "green man." No cars were coming, no policemen watching. Back home in Syria, he wouldn't hesitate.

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  • Liverpool's depth pushing players to perform - Milner

    Liverpool's strength in depth has driven the players to push harder for first-team places in the knowledge that manager Juergen Klopp will not hesitate to drop underperformers, according to James Milner. Milner, who has been deployed in a defensive role this season under Klopp, converted two penalties as the Merseyside club thrashed 10-man Hull City 5-1 at Anfield on Saturday. "You look down the squad list and the quality is unbelievable," Milner told the club's website (liverpoolfc.com).

    Reuters
  • Why 'Captain America: Civil War' Played It Smart By Keeping All Of The Avengers Alive

    CURSE YOUR EVIL HEART! THOSE CHARACTERS ARE HEROES AN– Sorry, got a little worked up there. The Marvel blockbuster dealt death to a few characters, but played things conservatively when it came to giving high profile superheroes a dirt nap. On Friday, a screening in Hollywood for the film included a Q&A that provided some A+ A. According to the lovely folks at HitFix, an audience member had a question about the (relatively) low Civil War death toll.

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  • Probe your own brother, ousted Thai PM tells junta chief

    Thailand's first female prime minister on Sunday told the man who ousted her government two years ago to investigate his own brother over corruption allegations, in an unusually strong broadside against the junta. Yingluck Shinawatra was booted from office shortly before army chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha seized power in May 2014, the military's second coup in less than a decade and their twelfth successful power grab since 1932. The last two legal cases stem from a popular but financially costly rice subsidy scheme that Yingluck's government pushed.

    AFP News
  • Victoria Beckham: ‘I’m finally coming into my own’

    Victoria Beckham feels “happier in her own skin” now that she’s in her forties.

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  • Firefighting: Samsung recall threatens reputation, bottom line

    Exploding batteries and an embarrassing recall of a flagship gadget during a controversial, closely-watched leadership transition -- it's been a bad year for Samsung, and analysts warn the trouble isn't over yet. With ever-fiercer competition in the saturated smartphone market, South Korea's biggest firm is desperate to avoid a full-blown disaster that could cost billions, hammer its reputation and taint its new leadership. "Samsung appears to have rushed fast to roll out the Note 7 with the iPhone 7 in mind... and it is paying a hefty price now," said Greg Roh, analyst at Seoul-based HMC Investment & Securities.

    AFP News
  • Why the CEO of this startup that raised $105 million tells every intern to disagree with him

    FiveStars FiveStars CEO Victor Ho Victor Ho is … Continued The post Why the CEO of this startup that raised $105 million tells every intern to disagree with him appeared first on Business Insider.

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  • For some Democrats, it's voting for Clinton - and keeping it quiet

    By Amy Tennery NEW YORK (Reuters) - One would expect voters from the heavily Democratic Brooklyn neighborhood of Cobble Hill to pick presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in the Nov. 8 general election. It's a stark contrast to the 2012 and 2008 campaigns, when President Barack Obama whipped up a frenzy of support from Democrats and his signature "Hope" and "Forward" signs were ubiquitous. The scarcity of lawn and window signs is an indication of the Democratic nominee's struggle to generate enthusiasm among left-leaning voters, a challenge that's borne out in polling data, and could potentially haunt her if voters fail to turn out on election day.

    Reuters
  • In Opinion: Is this the face of the next ISIS leader?

    The death August 30 of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the official spokesperson of the Islamic State (ISIS), dealt a harsh blow to the militant organization. Al-Adnani was killed in international coalition airstrikes while in the Syrian city of al-Bab, in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, because of the significant role he had played in ISIS since the organization was first launched in June 2014. Al-Adnani was appointed as its official spokesperson, and it was predicted he might be named emir of Syria.

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  • If Apple built a car, here are the companies it would probably work with

    AP Earlier this week, it came out that … Continued The post If Apple built a car, here are the companies it would probably work with appeared first on Business Insider.

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