• Phil Jackson names his biggest mistake so far as Knicks president

    Phil Jackson shoots the breeze with bluesman James Dolan . Phil Jackson has been the center of much media discussion since he took over as president of the New York Knicks in 2014. Every decision he makes regarding the team’s personnel is analyzed endlessly both for its impact on the Knicks’ future and his outlook on the sport as a whole.

    Ball Don't Lie 54 mins ago
  • The Colonel's famous recipe (maybe, maybe not)

    Social media is lighting up on the possibility that, at long last, Colonel Sanders' 11 herbs and spices have been revealed. KFC says it hasn't, and the original source, a relative, now says he doesn't ...

    Associated Press
  • Siblings unable to accept woman’s death in freak accident

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Grief lingered in the air during a Buddhist prayer ceremony conducted by the Jalan Raja Chulan roadside where 24-year-old Chin Khoon Sing died after a sheave hook from a...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Was rusty cable cause of crane hook crash?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — The possibility that a rusty cable caused the crane hook to snap and smash a car, killing woman driver Chin Khoon Sing along Jalan Raja Chulan has emerged. The revelation...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 500kg crane hook seized

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Dosh) is conducting an audit on machinery used at a construction site in Jalan Raja Chulan where a crane hook that fell...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Mourinho gives Schweinsteiger Man Utd warning

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho indicated to out-of-favour midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday that there will be no place for him at Old Trafford this season. The Germany international has two years to run on a reported £190,000-a-week ($251,000, 222,200 euros) contract, but has been frozen out by United's new manager. Schweinsteiger, 32, has declared he will not join another European club and Mourinho suggested that if he stays, he may not even play in the Europa League or the English Football League Cup.

    AFP News
  • The Latest: Trump's doctor stands by his positive report

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

    Associated Press
  • Ariya roars back to claim Calgary lead

    Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn roared back to form with a superb eight-under-par 64 to claim a three-shot lead at the Canadian Pacific Women's Open on Friday. British Open champion Ariya limped out of the Olympics last week after a knee injury derailed her bid for a medal after she had taken a first-round lead. Ariya said her sore knee had improved gradually over the course of the week following her withdrawal in the third round in Rio.

    AFP News
  • Natalie Portman struggles with French etiquette rules

    Natalie Portman is relieved to be back in America after living in “cool” France for several years.

    Cover Media
  • Dutertespeak: Tsuk-tsak, shabulize, talkalese

    Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said Duterte uses simpler and popular words because that is what he is – a common man. During a visit to a military hospital, Duterte asked about a soldier’s utin or genitals. In a speech at the Armed Forces Medical Center in Quezon City last Aug. 2, Duterte used a Bisayan expression to criticize corruption in procurement.

    Philippine Star
  • Muslim converts should have right to divorce, lawyers’ group says

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 — The Malaysian Shariah Lawyers Association (PGSM) demanded today for the right of Muslim converts to annul civil marriages. PGSM president Musa Awang pointed out that...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Worms found in burgers at 2 Kentucky McDonald's restaurants

    At least two people have reported finding worms in food from McDonald's restaurants in two Kentucky communities. Mayfield resident Madison Stephens tells WPSD-TV (http://bit.ly/2bMKi9l) that she visited ...

    Associated Press
  • Smoke from Indonesian fires hits "unhealthy" level in Singapore

    By Marius Zaharia and Fergus Jensen SINGAPORE/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Air pollution in Singapore rose to the "unhealthy" level on Friday as acrid smoke drifted over the island from fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said. Every dry season, smoke from fires set to clear land for palm oil and pulp and paper plantations in Indonesia clouds the skies over much of the region, raising concern about public health and worrying tourist operators and airlines. The 24-hour Pollution Standards Index (PSI), which Singapore's NEA uses as a benchmark, rose as high as 105 in the afternoon.

    Reuters
  • First driverless taxi hits the streets of Singapore

    By Christophe Van Der Perre SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The first driverless taxi began work on Thursday in a limited public trial on the streets of Singapore.     Developer nuTonomy invited a select group of people to download their app and ride for free in its "robo-taxi" in a western Singapore hi-tech business district, hoping to get feedback ahead of a planned full launch of the service in 2018. "This is really a moment in history that's going to change how cities are built, how we really look at our surroundings," nuTonomy executive Doug Parker told Reuters. Parker, whose company has partnered with the Singapore government on the project, said he hoped to have 100 taxis working commercially in the Southeast Asian citystate by 2018.

    Reuters
  • Pundits: Little chance for straight fights in GE14

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — It will be very difficult for the opposition parties to ensure straight contests against Barisan Nasional (BN) as they are unlikely to sacrifice their current seat...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Bato to addicts: Kill drug lords, burn their houses

    Dela Rosa stressed that drug lords have ruined their lives. In contrast, he explained that drug lords do not use illegal drugs. “They look good and get rich, enjoying the fruits of their illegal activities at the expense of drug addicts.

    Philippine Star
  • Apple issues update after cyber weapon captured

    Apple iPhone owners on Friday were urged to install a quickly released security update after a sophisticated attack on an Emirati dissident exposed vulnerabilities targeted by cyber arms dealers. Researchers at Lookout mobile security firm and Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto said they uncovered a fierce, three-pronged cyber attack targeting a dissident's iPhone "that subverts even Apple's strong security environment." Lookout and Citizen Lab worked with Apple on an iOS patch to defend against what was called "Trident" because of its triad of attack methods, the researchers said in a joint blog post.

    AFP News
  • Lotte Group No. 2 found dead in apparent suicide

    The vice chairman of South Korea's troubled Lotte Group was found dead Friday, police said, in an apparent suicide amid a widening corruption probe into the country's fifth largest business conglomerate. The body of Lee In-Won was found hanging from a tree near a hiking trail in the eastern town of Yangpyeong. A four-page letter -- apparently a suicide note -- was found in his car, expressing loyalty to the group's chairman Shin Dong-Bin and denying allegations that the firm had avoided huge sums of tax and created slush funds.

    AFP News
  • Rodriguez could become a problem for Real - Zidane

    By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has opened the door to out-of-favour midfielder James Rodriguez leaving the club by admitting the player's lack of appearances could become a problem. After a successful first season in Spain, he has failed to hold down a regular place since Zidane took charge in January. Rodriguez was excluded from the starting line-up in the European Super Cup win over Sevilla and last week's 3-0 La Liga victory at Real Sociedad.

    Reuters
  • Henry Sy still Phl’s richest

    Tycoon Henry Sy, who built his SM retail fortune from a footwear shop in Manila in 1958, remains the richest Filipino with a net worth of $13.7 billion, occupying the top spot on Forbes Philippines Rich List for the ninth year running. The Forbes Philippines Rich List 2016, released yesterday, counted the country’s 50 richest individuals and families, with Sy in top spot and Nickel Asia’s Luis Virata at 50th, with a net worth of $145 million, the minimum amount required for one to make it to the list. As he turns 90 this year, he is handing over the reins of the family business to the next generation,” Forbes said.

    Philippine Star