• The Latest: Trump suggests leaving many fed jobs unfilled

    The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 6:56 a.m. President Donald Trump acknowledges that there remains hundreds of unfilled jobs in his administration, but says "they're unnecessary ...

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  • Malaysian tycoon stresses over Vancouver project with Trump

    Malaysian property developer Tiah Joo Kim got way more than he bargained for when he signed a licensing deal to use the Trump brand on the Trump International Hotel and Tower that is opening this week ...

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  • Seoul says North Korea executes 5 senior security officials

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea executed five senior security officials with anti-aircraft guns because they made false reports that "enraged" leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency said Monday.

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  • Philippines' Duterte sorry for dead German hostage

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised on Tuesday for failing to save an elderly German hostage who was beheaded by Islamic militants, but insisted ransoms should not be paid. The Abu Sayyaf, a kidnap-for-ransom network in the southern Philippines that has declared allegiance to the Islamic State group, killed Jurgen Kantner, 70, on Sunday after its demands for 30 million pesos ($600,000) were not met. Addressing the German government and Kantner's family, Duterte said he was "very sorry" about his death and that the military had stepped up an offensive against the Abu Sayyaf in an effort to save him.

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  • Everyone at Liverpool playing for his future, says Klopp

    Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said everyone at the Premier League club was playing for his future following Monday's 3-1 loss by struggling champions Leicester City. The Merseyside club, who have managed just one win in 2017, have seen their title bid falter as they have dropped to fifth, 14 points behind leaders Chelsea, with 12 games remaining. "We are all playing for our future - myself included," Klopp told British media, taking much of the blame on himself.

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  • I don’t know how long I’ll be jobless: Sungei Road market vendor

    Neo Chue Eng, a 58-year-old vendor at the Sungei Road flea market, is filled with trepidation over his future following the government’s recent announcement that the popular bazaar will be closed for good on 10 July. Instead, he wants the government to let him continue working in the same line. “I can still work another 10 or eight years, so I hope that the government can still give us a small area for us to work until we retire,” he said.

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  • Women in the RAF no longer allowed to wear skirts on parade

    Women can serve in all roles across the RAF, other than as Regiment Officers or Regiment Gunners. In 2015, the RAF was named one of the top 50 employers for women, who make up around 14 per cent of its personnel, more than the proportion in the Army or Royal Navy. A spokesman for the RAF said: “Uniform regulations, including dress for formal parades, are regularly reviewed.

    The Telegraph
  • Former Soviet gymnast Korbut sells off Olympic medals

    (Reuters) - Olga Korbut, the gymnastics darling of the 1972 Munich Olympics who has apparently fallen on hard times, has sold off her Games medals and other trophies through a U.S. auction house. Thirty-two lots, including two golds and a silver from the Munich Olympics, fetched $333,500 in a weekend online sale by Heritage Auctions for the former Soviet gymnast who now lives in Arizona, auction house spokesman Chris Ivy told Reuters on Monday. The top item was her team gold medal, which brought $66,000 for the 61-year-old Korbut, a native Belarusian who moved to the United States in 1991.

    Reuters
  • Parents and teen daughter in van killed after collision with train

    KOTA KINABALU, Feb 28 — Three people from a family died today when the van they were in collided with a train along the railway tracks in Kampung Memanjang, Beaufort. Four other family...

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  • 10 Best Satay Beehoon Stalls In Singapore That Prove Messy Food Is Still Delicious

    A less-talked about dish as compared to Singapore’s widely popular local dishes, Satay Beehoon is a dish that we often don’t take enough notice of. The origins of the dish are unclear with some claiming it to be introduced by the Teochews. Well, thanks to them we now have it as one of our many […] The post 10 Best Satay Beehoon Stalls In Singapore That Prove Messy Food Is Still Delicious appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

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  • Josh Hartnett and Tamsin Egerton to become parents again

    The couple has been dating since 2012.

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  • Uber VP Amit Singhal resigns over sexual harassment claims; expect more heads to roll as brand battles to survive

    Between sexual harassment accusations, a culture of impunity and claims of industrial espionage, Uber faces an existential crisis To say 2017 has been rough for Uber would be an understatement, but the revelation that SVP Engineering Amit Singhal did not disclose a sexual harassment claim against him from his time at Google has the company […] The post Uber VP Amit Singhal resigns over sexual harassment claims; expect more heads to roll as brand battles to survive appeared first on e27.

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  • Lamborghini driver refuses to stop parking his £250,000 supercar in mayor’s parking space

    A man has flat-out refused to stop parking his £250,000 Lamborghini in a space reserved for the town mayor. Fashion company boss Ash White has already received six tickets for leaving his garish orange sports car in the spot outside Cheltenham Town Hall in Gloucestershire. Gloucestershire County Council admitted that at least two of the tickets were not valid as the words ‘Mayor’s Car’ were painted inside the marked bay.

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  • Huawei staff fear cuts as smartphone profits disappoint

    By Sijia Jiang and Harro Ten Wolde HONG KONG/BARCELONA (Reuters) - Staff at China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] are bracing for possible jobs cuts after internal memos highlighted intense pressure to improve earnings and an executive said the flagship smartphone business had missed internal profit targets. Huawei, which rose rapidly to become the world's third largest smartphone maker, is aiming to narrow the gap with leaders Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics. Huawei's mobile unit missed an internal profit target for 2016 even though revenues exceeded targets, Richard Yu, head of its consumer business division that includes mobile device operation, told Reuters in an interview at the Barcelona Mobile World Congress this week.

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  • Terror for terrier's owners as shark snatches pet dog off beach near Sydney

    The dog's owner, Nigel, who declined to give his surname, said there was nothing he or his wife could do to stop the attack. Nigel said Molly was about five metres off-shore when the shark, believed to be a bull shark, seized her. "NSW Department of Primary Industries advises people to avoid swimming or surfing when it is dark or during twilight hours and encourages the use of the SharkSmart app which has safety tips for swimmers, surfers, divers, snorkellers and spearfishers," the council said in a statement.

    The Telegraph
  • 7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

    LONDON (AP) — Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36.

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  • Saudi Aramco inks $7 billion deal for Malaysian oil venture

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Oil giant Saudi Aramco signed a $7 billion deal Tuesday to take a 50 percent stake in a mega Malaysian oil refinery project, in a pact expected to help Saudi Arabia increase trade in Southeast Asia.

    Associated Press 48 mins ago
  • Camila Cabello: 'I'd like birthday boobs'

    The singer insists she felt "oversexualised" when she was part of Fifth Harmony.

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  • SMRT fined $400,000 for safety lapses in Pasir Ris fatal accident

    SMRT Trains was fined $400,000 on Tuesday (28 February) for safety lapses that led to the deaths of two trainees in the fatal accident near Pasir Ris MRT station last year. The train operator pleaded guilty to one charge under the Workplace Safety and Health Act (WHSA) for failing to take necessary measures to ensure the safety and health of its employees at its workplace.

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  • Mindef cyber-attack sees data of 850 national servicemen, employees stolen

    A “targeted and carefully planned” cyber-attack on the Ministry of Defence’s (Mindef) I-net system earlier this month saw the personal details of some 850 national servicemen and employees being stolen. “The real purpose may have been to gain access to official secrets, but this was prevented by the physical separation of I-net from our internal systems,” said a Mindef spokesman, who added that all affected personnel will be informed of the breach within the week. “The attack did not come from camps or internal systems.

    Yahoo News Singapore