• 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
  • 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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  • 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. ...

    People
  • Perfect Manchester City eclipse United again

    Leaders Manchester City beat Swansea 3-1 to make it a perfect 10 victories under Pep Guardiola, including six in the Premier League, as they recorded their best start to a top-flight campaign. City's victory was the perfect riposte to the Spaniard's old rival Jose Mourinho, who earlier saw his remodelled Manchester United sparkle without the dropped Wayne Rooney, thumping Premier League champions Leicester City 4-1. On a day of 29 goals in eight games, both Manchester sides were outscored by Liverpool, who crushed Hull City 5-1 to take their tally to 24 in the past eight games.

    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
  • Hart reaps Mihajlovic praise after rousing Roma win

    Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic heaped praise on Joe Hart after a sterling performance by the England goalkeeper in a 3-1 win over Roma in Turin on Sunday. Ousted from Manchester City by Pep Guardiola last month, Hart joined the unfashionable Serie A side in a bid to maintain his status as England's number one shot-stopper. Having kept 'Granata' fans guessing during a few nervous displays in recent weeks, Hart was solid throughout at Torino's Stadio Olimpico where the only blot on his report card was Francesco Totti's 55th minute penalty for the visitors.

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  • Hollywood Tries to ID A-Lister Accused of Raping Corey Haim

    Forget Brad and Angelina — a much more sinister tabloid headline has captured Hollywood’s attention this week, and inspired grim, rampant speculation about whether a famous actor repeatedly raped a now-deceased child star. Radar Online last week published a bombshell report claiming to know the identity of a beloved male star who sexually abused an underage Corey Haim in the prime of his career. Haim died at age 38, of pneumonia, in 2010.

    The Wrap
  • Ahead of debate, Trump endorsed by some Bush alumni

    By Steve Holland NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dozens of former appointees of the administration of former President George W. Bush announced their support for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Sunday in a bid for party unity ahead of Trump's first debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton. The Bush family and many connected to it remain cool to Trump. Former President George H.W. Bush reportedly plans to vote for Clinton in the Nov. 8 election, former Trump rival Jeb Bush has said he will not vote for Clinton or Trump, and George W. Bush has avoided the presidential race while helping raise money for Republican congressional candidates.

    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
  • 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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  • California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads

    All those cars on California’s famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it. The California Energy Commission is investing $2 million to study whether piezoelectric crystals can be used to produce electricity from the mechanical energy created by vehicles driving on roads. Scientists already know the technology works, but the state needs to figure out whether it can produce high returns without costing too much.

    Associated Press
  • 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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  • Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been breached

    Note: This article was first published on September 23, 2016.

    HardwareZone
  • Mall victims include teen, probation officer, Boeing worker

    SEATTLE (AP) — Five people died in the shooting at a Macy's store in a mall north of Seattle. Authorities do not plan to make their identities public until Tuesday, but details about three of the victims have been reported by some of their employers and Washington state media. Here's what is known about them:

    Associated Press