• Pie-eating Sutton goalkeeper quits club in tears

    The Sutton United goalkeeper filmed eating a pie while on the substitutes bench during his side's 2-0 FA Cup defeat by Arsenal quit the club in tears on Tuesday after admitting a "costly error of judgement", Sutton's manager said. Wayne Shaw resigned within hours of the Gambling Commission and the FA announcing investigations into his actions after it emerged that a betting company had offered odds against any Sutton player tucking into a pie during the televised game. Sutton manager Paul Doswell announced Shaw's fate on live television: "This decision was taken at board level," he said.

    Reuters 48 mins ago
  • Jolie has warm words for estranged husband Pitt

    Angelina Jolie had warm words for her estranged husband Brad Pitt and is optimistic about the future of their family, the Hollywood star said in an interview Tuesday. Jolie and Pitt, once Hollywood's most celebrated couple known as "Brangelina," are in the midst of a high-profile divorce and last month reached an agreement to keep private the details of their split and battle over custody of their six children. "We are focusing on the health of our family," Jolie said on ABC's "Good Morning America." "We will be stronger when we come out of this because that's what we're determined to do as a family." The actress was asked if she still thought of Pitt as a wonderful father, which is how she had described him in the past.

    AFP News
  • New witness is key to Duterte death squad probe: Philippine rights chief

    A probe into whether Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ran a death squad is making progress following crucial whistleblower testimony this week, the head of the country's rights watchdog said Tuesday. Philippine Commission on Human Rights chief Jose Gascon, who is investigating allegations that Duterte orchestrated murders while mayor of the southern city of Davao, said new evidence from a retired policeman had removed "murkiness" about events in the president's past. Arthur Lascanas, an ex-officer in Davao, went public this week with claims that Duterte commanded a death squad that killed many people including a pregnant woman, and paid for the assassination of a journalist.

    AFP News
  • Magic Johnson takes charge in major Lakers shakeup

    Earvin "Magic" Johnson, who sparked the Los Angeles Lakers to five NBA titles in the 1980s, was on Tuesday named president of basketball operations for the struggling NBA squad. Lakers president and part-owner Jeanie Buss also announced the firing of general manager Mitch Kupchak and vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss, Jeanie's brother and son of former owner Jerry Buss, who died in 2013.

    AFP News
  • Malaysian diplomat says Kim death investigation impartial

    BEIJING (AP) — The investigation into the death of the exiled half-brother of North Korea's ruler is being conducted in an impartial manner, Malaysia's ambassador to Pyongyang said Tuesday, rejecting accusations from the North that the probe was politically tinged.

    Associated Press
  • Young mother says son ‘spotted cancer’ while being breastfed

    Sarah Boyle, 26, a call centre worker, explained how Teddy, now one, would 'scream' and 'become distressed' when she tried to breastfeed him from her right breast. Two weeks later she was diagnosed with grade 2 triple negative breast cancer. The new mum, who lives with her husband Steven Boyle, 28, a recruitment consultant from Staffordshire, is now receiving chemotherapy and is planning a double mastectomy with immediate reconstruction.

    The Telegraph
  • In Kuwait, 'too many foreigners' becomes a frequent refrain

    Kuwait's first new government hospital in more than three decades will soon open its doors — but only to Kuwaiti citizens. It's the latest in a series of steps targeting foreigners, including laborers ...

    Associated Press
  • Two arrested for misusing boarding passes at Changi Airport

    Two people were arrested this month for misusing their boarding passes to enter the transit area of Changi Airport. One went to the transit area to send off his relatives while the other attempted to make a fraudulent GST claim in the area. According to a Facebook post by the Singapore police on 20 Feb, the arrests were made on 16 and 17 Feb. In January alone, 10 people were arrested for misusing boarding passes to enter airport transit areas compared to 28 arrests for the same offence for the whole of 2016, said police.

    Yahoo News Singapore
  • Lindsay Lohan 'racially profiled' while wearing headscarf

    Lindsay Lohan was wearing the headscarf to leave Turkey out of respect for the country's traditions.

    Cover Media
  • UFC fighter asks for Ronda Rousey after knocking out her boyfriend

    Derrick Lewis brought up Travis Browne’s past domestic abuse allegations and took a step further when he brought up his opponent’s current girlfriend, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion.

    Cagewriter
  • Thai palace official fired and stripped of titles

    A senior member of the personal security retinue of Thailand's new king has been fired and stripped of his titles, the palace has announced, the latest royal official to publicly fall from grace. Air Vice Marshal Chitpong Thongkum was accused of improperly using his connections to King Maha Vajiralongkorn in a statement published in the Royal Gazette on Sunday. "His army rank has been withdrawn and his royal decorations have been rescinded," the statement said, adding that he had "behaved in a way that brought about distrust and caused severe damage to the royal family".

    AFP News
  • In Trump's future looms a familiar shutdown threat

    Add a potential government shutdown to President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches. Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem — a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion ...

    Associated Press
  • Ronaldo's Indonesian protege hit by injury

    An Indonesian tsunami survivor and Cristiano Ronaldo protege has been forced to take a break from his football career over a knee injury, he told AFP on Tuesday. Nineteen-year-old Martunis, sometimes described as Ronaldo's "adopted son", said he was quitting Java-based PS TNI to return to his home province of Aceh. Martunis, then aged seven, was found alone and wearing a Portugal shirt on a beach days after the quake-triggered 2004 tsunami ravaged Aceh.

    AFP News
  • Police report filed by Singapore Heart Foundation over flag day 'volunteers'

    The Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF) has filed a police report over a group of “volunteers” who were allegedly spotted on Sunday (19 February) canvassing for donations at Bugis Junction. According to an SHF news release on Tuesday, the “volunteers” possessed the SHF’s flag day stickers and claimed they were raising funds for low-income students and ex-convicts.

    Yahoo News Singapore
  • Deal hunger sends food stocks higher; US indexes at records

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are breaking records again Tuesday as investors come back from a long weekend hungry for deals. While Kraft Heinz and Unilever couldn't complete a proposed $143 billion mega-merger, food and household goods makers are rising as investors think other deals are coming. Chicken chain Popeyes is jumping after it agreed to be bought by Restaurant Brands, which owns Burger King. Energy companies are also climbing.

    Associated Press 59 mins ago
  • 10 Bestselling Cars of 2016: Toyota Secures the Top 6 Spots, 7 Cars in the Top 10

    As if having the top three bestselling cars in 2015 was not enough, Toyota went and occupied the top six spots in the Philippines’ list of 10 bestselling cars of 2016. ... The post 10 Bestselling Cars of 2016: Toyota Secures the Top 6 Spots, 7 Cars in the Top 10 appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

    Carmudi
  • Help! McCartney lends Ringo a hand on new album

    Ringo Starr got a little help from his friend when Paul McCartney dropped by to work on his new album -- the first time the two surviving Beatles have come together in the studio in seven years. Starr posted a picture on Twitter on Monday showing the pair together, McCartney with his arm around The Beatles' drummer. British media reported they had played together in Starr's home studio over the weekend.

    AFP News
  • Sticker shock for olive oil buyers after bad Italian harvest

    ROME (AP) — From specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, lovers of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much as 20 percent.

    Associated Press 37 mins ago
  • Mitsubishi Gives the 2017 Strada GT a Clean Boost

    In musician-speak, a ‘clean boost’ means increasing the loudness of the musical instrument’s signal without altering or adding to its harmonic content or frequency. This keeps the signal in pristine ... The post Mitsubishi Gives the 2017 Strada GT a Clean Boost appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

    Carmudi
  • China's huge debt poses big headache for central bank

    Chinese banks lent more money in January alone than the annual GDP of South Africa, as borrowers rushed to take advantage of government policies intended to stimulate the economy with easy credit. But ...

    AFP