• 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.

    Associated Press 58 mins ago
  • Coffee shop, restaurant owners against separate storage space for alcohol

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 25 — Coffee shops and restaurants will have to stock their alcoholic beverages in separate refrigerators or storage places away from other consumables, keeping in line with...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 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.

    Cover Media
  • 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.

    AFP News
  • Mourinho calls on players to act like men

    Manchester United's players must behave like men in the wake of their humiliating 4-0 Premier League hammering by Chelsea, manager Jose Mourinho said on Monday. The Portuguese coach -- who sat helplessly as he endured his worst defeat in the Premier League against the club who sacked him last term -- wants an immediate reaction against city rivals Manchester City in Wednesday's League Cup clash. Mourinho, whose side have won just once in their past six Premier League games, said he was sanguine about United's recent results and took succour from the fact they would drop points when they play each other.

    AFP News
  • 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...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • The 17 most powerful LGBT+ executives in the world

    Reuters / Bobby Yip Gigi Chao, vice chairman … Continued The post The 17 most powerful LGBT+ executives in the world appeared first on Business Insider.

    Business Insider
  • 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.

  • 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...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 362,000 in Klang Valley will have to wait longer for water supply, say authorities

    DENGKIL, Oct 25 — The Sungai Semenyih water treatment plant, which was forced to shut down on Saturday following the detection of contaminants, resumed operations at dawn yesterday....

    The Malay Mail Online
  • WHY IT MATTERS: Beneath the fury, issues that matter

    WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a presidential campaign about trust, temperament, honesty, judgment, character, personality and, some are convinced, a personality disorder or two.

    Associated Press
  • Chris Hemsworth mocks troubled marriage reports

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

    Cover Media
  • Snooker: I'm not good enough to beat world's best, says O'Sullivan

    (Reuters) - Five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan said he was not good enough to compete with the world's best players after reaching the International Championship second round in Daqing, China. England's 40-year-old world number nine, who won his sixth Masters title in January and the Welsh Open in February, added on Monday that he was nowhere near his 2014 level. O'Sullivan was beaten in the first round of the World Grand Prix, the second round of the world championships in April, the last 16 of the Shanghai Masters and the last 32 of English Open.

  • 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.

    AFP Relax
  • 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 ...

    Associated Press
  • Nicole Scherzinger found her ‘authentic self’ after breakup

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

    Cover Media
  • 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 ...

    Associated Press
  • 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.

    AFP News
  • 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.

    AFP News
  • 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.

    Nicholas Yong