• Malaysian officials run into N. Korean's diplomatic immunity

    TOKYO (AP) — Malaysian police investigating the killing of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half brother believe they know somebody who might help them solve one of the most bizarre murder mysteries they have ever faced. They know his name, his nationality and have a pretty good idea where he's holed up.

    Associated Press
  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • Michael Moore reveals 10-point plan to get rid of Donald Trump as US President

    Left-wing filmmaker Michael Moore has shared a 10-point plan to oust Donald Trump from the White House. Moore argued that Mr Trump was in “deep, deep trouble”, citing controversy over his administration’s ties to Russia and the unpopularity of his travel ban, and urged supporters to capitalise on these controversies.

    The Independent
  • 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.

    Yahoo News UK
  • Five-year-old girl died after GP refused to see her as she was 'a few minutes late' for her appointment

    A young girl suffering from asthma died hours after a GP refused to see her because she turned up "a few minutes late" for an emergency appointment. Ellie-May Clark, five, died of an asthma attack after Dr Joanne Rowe allegedly refused to see her, the Mail on Sunday reported, despite having previously been warned the girl was at risk of having a life-threatening seizure.

    The Telegraph
  • German hostage beheaded by Philippine Islamists: govt

    Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded a 70-year-old German hostage they were holding for ransom, Manila officials said Monday, as Berlin condemned the murder as "unscrupulous and inhumane". The Abu Sayyaf group, blamed for the worst terror attacks in Philippine history, had demanded a ransom of 30 million pesos ($600,000) be paid by Sunday to spare Jurgen Kantner. After the expiration of the deadline the jihadists, which were monitored by intelligence group SITE, posted a gruesome video showing Kantner being killed by a knife-wielding man.

    AFP News
  • Biggest mistake in Oscars history after La La Land wrongly named Best Picture winner

    Moonlight has won Best Picture - but only after La La Land was announced by mistake Who passed Warren Beatty the wrong envelope? What really happened when La La Land won over Moonlight Oscars 2017: full list of winners How Warren Beatty's Oscars cock-up gave La La Land and Moonlight the perfect twist ending Oscars 2017: in pictures

    The Telegraph
  • 'Animal' Ibrahimovic thanks kids, Mourinho for Man Utd chance

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic thanked his children and Jose Mourinho for getting him to sign for Manchester United but refused to commit his future to the club after his goals helped them win the League Cup. Ibrahimovic scored United's first and their winner in a 3-2 victory over Premier League rivals Southampton at Wembley on Sunday as they lifted their first trophy under Mourinho. Both Portuguese manager Mourinho and Swedish striker Ibrahimovic are in their first season at Old Trafford, having previously worked together at Inter Milan.

    AFP News
  • Nokia 3310: Iconic mobile returns with a battery that lasts a month - and yes it has Snake 

    The Nokia 3310, the phone that defined a generation of mobiles, has been reborn 17 years after it was first released. It was one of the first mobiles to also become a cultural icon, with its distinctive Nokia ringtone, compact design and mobile game Snake, and sold more than 100 million units. The new version has been unveiled by HMD Global, a Finnish company made up largely of former Nokia employees, that has acquired the rights to the Nokia brand.

    The Telegraph
  • Buffett's bite of Apple even bigger than thought

    Billionaire Warren Buffett, famously leery of technology companies, has loaded up on Apple shares after noticing how inseparable iPhone users are from the gadget once they get one in their pocket. Buffett ...

    Associated Press
  • NASCAR Fans Outraged at Monster Energy Girls’ Outfits

    Monster Energy became the new sponsor for the NASCAR Cup Series this year, beginning its tenure as the auto racing event’s partner last January 1, 2017. The energy drink brand joins ... The post NASCAR Fans Outraged at Monster Energy Girls’ Outfits appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

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  • Death row man wins Selangor sultan’s pardon ahead of 33rd birthday

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — Shahrul Izani Suparman will now see his 33rd birthday and hopefully more after the Sultan of Selangor granted him a royal pardon. Shahrul’s mother Sapinah Nawawi said...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 10 Seafood Buffets In Singapore That It Will Be Shellfish Of Us Not To Share

    I love seafood, so I’m always on the lookout for a great seafood buffet. In my books, any restaurant that has a wide range of fresh seafood for me to choose from under $100 is a place worth checking out. Here are 10 restaurants that you can consider the next time you feel the craving for […] The post 10 Seafood Buffets In Singapore That It Will Be Shellfish Of Us Not To Share appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

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  • Philippine envoy vows to 'destroy criminals' in UN speech

    The Philippine foreign minister told the UN rights council on Monday that Manila would "destroy criminals" in a defiant defence of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. More than 6,500 people have been killed in Duterte's drug war, launched after he took office eight months ago. "It is lamentable that international observers, are more focused on the so-called human rights of criminals but have done nothing to help in eliminating the drug problem that has grown to pandemic proportions," Yasay said.

    AFP News
  • Mariah Carey: 'I will always have Nick Cannon's back'

    Mariah Carey's coded message caused speculation she was referring to a tabloid story that has already sparked legal action from her ex-husband.

    Cover Media
  • Saudi Arabia's Aramco to invest $7 bn in Malaysia oil refinery

    Saudi Arabia's Aramco will invest $7 billion in a giant Malaysian oil refinery project, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday, as he declared ties with the kingdom were "at an all-time high". The deal between Aramco and Malaysian state energy firm Petronas for the $27 billion project will be signed on Tuesday, the prime minister said. The vast scheme under construction in the southern state of Johor near the Singapore border is known as the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development Project.

    AFP News
  • Catholicism has done more harm to Australia than Islam. Where's the outrage? | Kristina Keneally

    There is zero chance that sharia law – as a repressive criminal code used in certain Muslim majority nations – is going to be enshrined in Australia. Who knew Australian democracy was so weak that a young Muslim woman talking about her faith on national television might be its downfall? The outrage machine cranked itself to fever pitch, seeking to destroy Abdel-Magied’s credibility, reputation, and her professional livelihood.

    The Guardian
  • Facebook romance sees teenager fall for man 10,000 miles away after accepting his friend request 

    Rebecca Luff, 18, from Plymouth accepted the approach which came out of the blue from Michael Young. The only snag was he lived 10,000 miles away in Adelaide, Australia, Mailonline reported. The couple had a break in Amsterdam and Rebecca has decided to take a sabbatical from her job to travel to Australia to meet his family.

    The Telegraph
  • Hamilton's 'beast' pips Vettel in Formula One first-day testing

    Lewis Hamilton fired a warning to his title rivals on Monday pipping Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel on the opening day of pre-season testing in Barcelona in his "beast" of a Mercedes. Vettel topped the timesheets in the first session but the Briton Hamilton, taking over the wheel of Mercedes' imposing 2017 car from new teammate Valtteri Bottas, clocked the day's best lap of 1min 21.765sec.

    AFP News
  • Thai generals lead royal funeral pyre ceremony

    Thailand's generals took centre stage on Monday at a ceremony blessing the start of construction of an enormous funeral pyre for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a vivid illustration of the army's intimate links to the palace. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha, a former army chief who seized power in 2014, led the ceremony, which saw a crane erect the first of a series of giant steel pillars that will form the cornerstones of what will be a largely wooden pyre next to Bangkok's sprawling Grand Palace. The ceremony was infused with the religious ritual that permeates palace life with Buddhist monks chanting mantras and Hindu Brahmin priests blowing conches as workers in hard hats fixed the pillar to a concrete plinth.

    AFP News