• Ex-attorney general sentenced to jail, then cuffed in court

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, once a rising star in state politics, left a courtroom in handcuffs on Monday after getting a 10- to 23-month sentence for a retaliation scheme a judge linked to her all-consuming ego.

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  • Mourinho accused Conte of humiliating United - Italian TV

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho told his Chelsea counterpart Antonio Conte that his antics in whipping up the crowd during the London club's 4-0 victory on Sunday were "humiliating", according to Italian television. The Portuguese went straight to Conte at the final whistle and spent several seconds talking into his ear. Neither manager would reveal the contents of the conversation but Sky Italia said Mourinho told Conte in Italian: "You don't celebrate like that at 4-0.

  • Britney Spears suffers wardrobe malfunction onstage

    One of Britney Spears' male dancers lent her his plaid shirt to help her get through the set with her modesty intact.

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  • US warns Philippines' Duterte over rhetoric, crime war

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's fiery rhetoric and deadly crime war are becoming a growing concern around the world, the top US envoy for Asia warned on Monday in Manila. US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel met with the Philippines' defence and foreign ministers on Monday, after Duterte last week announced his nation's "separation" from the United States. Duterte quickly walked back from the statement, saying he did not plan to sever the nations' seven-decade alliance, but Russel signalled many people around the world were becoming increasingly worried about the Filipino president's repeated tirades.

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  • Malaysia mulls scrapping Formula One race amid falling ticket sales, viewership

    Malaysia is considering halting the annual Formula One Grand Prix race after its contract ends in 2018 due to declining ticket sales and TV viewership. The government and race organizers are expected to meet on Thursday to decide whether the country should continue to host the race, state news agency Bernama reported on Monday. In a series of posts on his official Twitter account, the sports minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the costs of holding the race were too high, while the returns were limited.

  • The Latest: Clinton 'appalled' by Guard retracting bonuses

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

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  • Karius Liverpool's number one: Klopp

    Jurgen Klopp says that Loris Karius is now his first-choice goalkeeper after the young German replaced Simon Mignolet during the Reds' run up the Premier League table. Mignolet will be back in action for Tuesday's EFL Cup tie against Tottenham Hotspur but the competition has long been used by leading clubs to rest key players. Karius, who joined for £4.7 million ($6.1 million, 5.4 million euros) during the summer, played in pre-season but then broke his hand and missed the start of the new Premier League campaign.

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  • MOF: Assets from 1MDB unit now in another international bank

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 ― Some RM940 million worth of unit trusts owned by 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) subsidiary Brazen Sky Limited has been placed in the custody of another international...

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  • Another bid from China for US hotel; $6.5B for Hilton stake

    HNA Group is snapping up a 25 percent ownership stake of the Hilton hotel chain for about $6.5 billion, the latest attempt by a Chinese interest to acquire real estate in the U.S. HNA will appoint two ...

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  • Nicole Scherzinger found her ‘authentic self’ after breakup

    Nicole Scherzinger avoids social media because she’s “very sensitive”.

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  • Tilting, sinking San Francisco high-rise raises alarm

    Pamela Buttery noticed something peculiar six years ago while practicing golf putting in her 57th-floor apartment at the luxurious Millennium Tower. The ball kept veering to the same corner of her living ...

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  • Chris Hemsworth mocks troubled marriage reports

    Elsa Pataky also took to Instagram to assure fans her marriage to Chris Hemsworth isn't in trouble.

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  • Migraines linked to higher levels of nitrate-modifying bacteria in the mouth and gut, study finds

    An American study has found that migraine sufferers have higher levels of oral bacteria that break down nitrates, which could trigger headaches. Researchers from the University of San Diego, USA, have identified a difference in the levels of specific bacteria in the mouth, throat and gut of patients who suffer from migraines. Compared to healthy participants, migraine sufferers were found to have higher levels of the bacteria that convert nitrates into nitric oxide in the blood, which can lead to headaches.

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  • BN may win GE14, but what happens if economy worsens? Ex-minister asks

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 — Former Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Husni Hanadzlah today questioned the state of the country’s economy if current stagnation persists even after a Barisan Nasional win...

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  • Oil price down cycle 'nearing end': Saudi minister

    Saudi Oil Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday that the current cycle of falling crude prices is close to an end as market fundamentals improve. Oil prices are currently hovering at around $50 per barrel after hitting a 10-year low of less than $30 in January, down from a peak of more than $100 in mid-2014. "The current down cycle is nearing an end," Falih told a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak on Sunday after a Gulf ministerial meeting in Riyadh.

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  • Hanjin shares dive on European sale news

    Shares in troubled South Korean shipping giant Hanjin plunged 12 percent Monday after the company announced plans to shutter its European business, fuelling fears it could be heading towards liquidation. Hanjin -- the South's largest shipping company and once the world's seventh biggest -- is seeking bankruptcy protection at home and in the United States after creditors rejected a plan to deal with a $5.37-billion debt load. Almost 80 percent of Hanjin's market value -- or the equivalent of about 950 billion won ($840 million) -- has been wiped out in the past year as the firm's financial woes deepen.

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  • Robin Williams' widow makes moving speech on their wedding anniversary

    Robin Williams has posthumously been awarded the 2016 Angel Harvey Heart of a Patriot Award by the United Service Organizations (USO).

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  • A decades-long voyage by ex-Vietnamese refugee to reunite with rescuer

    Months after former Vietnamese refugee Yen Siow launched a search for the Good Samaritans who rescued her family at sea in 1980, she has been reunited with one of them in Singapore.

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  • For some low-income workers, retirement is only a dream

    It was a striking image. A photo of an 89-year-old man hunched over, struggling to push his cart with frozen treats. Fidencio Sanchez works long hours every day selling the treats because he couldn't afford ...

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  • Ten ways Umno can clean up its act, according to Ku Li

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 24 ― Veteran Umno leader Tan Sri Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah proposed today 10 ways Umno and its political partners can change to stay relevant, amid heavy criticism from voters....

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