• Husband of mother who died after C-section birth says he blames himself 

    Frances Cappuccini's death was a result of "failures, inadequate diagnosis and treatment" at the hospital caring for her, a coroner said earlier this year. The 30-year-old died at Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Pembury, Kent, shortly after giving birth to her son, Giacomo, by Caesearean section. Mrs Cappuccini, a school teacher, suffered heavy bleeding and was anaesthetised, but went into cardiac arrest and died at 4.20pm on October 9 2012.

    The Telegraph
  • Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

    BANGKOK (AP) — The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families.

    Associated Press
  • Japan loans Manila military planes for South China Sea

    The Philippines Monday took delivery of two Japanese military surveillance aircraft to help it patrol vital sea lanes in the South China Sea, despite Manila's increasingly conciliatory stance to Beijing's claims over the disputed waters. Japan will lease a total of five surplus Beechcraft TC-90 planes to the Philippines, according to Manila's defence secretary Delfin Lorenzana. Philippine military chief General Eduardo Ano said the new planes would be deployed over Benham Rise and the South China Sea.

    AFP News
  • Trump son-in-law Kushner to face Russia investigation panel

    Donald Trump's son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner will appear before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the US election, the White House said Monday. Kushner, 36, was Trump's main intermediary with foreign governments during the 2016 election campaign and now plays that role in the White House.

    AFP News
  • US parents sue Georgia for right to call baby girl 'Allah'

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed the lawsuit recently in Fulton County Superior Court on behalf of the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk. At issue is the young girl's proposed last name of Allah. State law requires a baby's surname to be either that of the father of the mother for the initial birth record, lawyers for the Georgia Department of Public Health told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

    The Telegraph
  • How 82 seconds of hell started with a WhatsApp message

    At the Preston Park Hotel in Brighton on Wednesday morning, Adrian Ajao was chatting with hotel staff about his plans for the day as he checked out at reception. Across the river, Spanish teacher Aysha Frade was in the middle of lessons at DLD College near Waterloo Station.

    The Telegraph
  • Penang deputy CM wants minister to resign over abuse claims

    GEORGE TOWN, March 28 — Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy said today Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan should resign from his ministerial post due to allegations of abuse of power....

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Honda Cars PH updates Honda Civic 1.8 E variant

    Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) has updated the Honda Civic 1.8 E variant, fitting it with some kit that the range-topping–at least until the Honda Civic Type R gets here–Honda ... The post Honda Cars PH updates Honda Civic 1.8 E variant appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

    Carmudi
  • Ancient Rock Carvings Depicting Masked People Discovered in Egypt

    The image, discovered recently by archaeologists, provides a tantalizing glimpse of Egypt's Neolithic period, or Stone Age. It likely dates back to the latter half of the fourth millennium B.C., said Ludwig Morenz, an Egyptologist at the University of Bonn in Germany. The depiction of a masked dancer in this era is particularly fascinating, Morenz told Live Science.

    LiveScience.com
  • 'Scared' father of Bangladesh 'tree girl' ends treatment

    A young Bangladeshi girl diagnosed with a rare condition known as "tree man syndrome" has left hospital, her father told AFP Monday, saying he feared she would never be cured. Surgeons operated on Sahana Khatun last month and removed some of the bark-like growths she has developed from the extremely rare condition of epidermodysplasia verruciformisa. The 10-year-old is believed to be the first female in the world to suffer from the condition, also known as "tree man syndrome", and was being treated for free by the Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

    AFP News
  • Dakota Johnson kickstarts vintage trend for summer 2017

    Vanessa Hudgens is also hitting the secondhand stores to find her Coachella wardrobe.

    Cover Media
  • Wanted: Someone to travel in luxury around world - for £8,000 a month 

    It has been advertised as the "best job on the planet".

    The Telegraph
  • Royal J’s Seafood: Fill Up On ‘Singapore’s First Fried Porridge’ Alongside Other Zi Char Delights At Foch Road

    On the lookout for some rich and sinfully satisfying zi char? We often think of the regular orders of crispy cereal prawns, hor fun and fried rice that is given life from the breath of the wok. Porridge on the other hand, is the food of the sick or when you’re trying to dial back […] The post Royal J’s Seafood: Fill Up On ‘Singapore’s First Fried Porridge’ Alongside Other Zi Char Delights At Foch Road appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

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  • Samsung to sell Galaxy Note 7s that were recalled over fire risk as refurbished versions

    Samsung said it planned to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that were pulled from markets due to fire-prone batteries. Analysis from Samsung and independent researchers found no other problems in the Note 7 devices except the batteries, raising speculation that Samsung will recoup some of its losses by selling refurbished Note 7s. "Regarding the Galaxy Note 7 devices as refurbished phones or rental phones, applicability is dependent upon consultations with regulatory authorities and carriers as well as due consideration of local demand," Samsung said in a statement, adding the firm will pick the markets and release dates for refurbished Note 7s accordingly.

    The Telegraph
  • Wong: Not all old HDB flats are eligible for SERS

    Do not assume that all old HDB flats are automatically eligible for en bloc, cautioned National Development Minister Lawrence Wong in a recent blog post...

    Property Guru
  • United Airlines bans female passengers from flight because they wore leggings

    A United Airlines agent stopped two girls from flying because they were wearing leggings, Twitter user and activist Shannon Watts said on Sunday, sparking a firestorm of backlash online for policing women’s clothing. Another girl wearing grey leggings had to change before she was allowed to board her flight at Denver International Airport. The witness said the girl appeared to be 10 years old and was attempting to fly from Denver to Minneapolis.

    The Independent
  • Dr M: I thought Nazri would announce Umno resignation in Padang Rengas meet

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 27 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad claimed he was expecting Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz to announce his resignation from Umno when the two met in Padang Renggas last week. The former...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Garang Grill By New Ubin Seafood: Pop-Up In Singapore Serving Fiercely Delicious Dishes Till 31 May ’17

    If you’ve enjoyed New Ubin Seafood’s zi char food, you’re not the only one. After receiving an inclusion in the Michelin Bib Gourmand Guide 2016, it has moved to a new outlet at Hillview Avenue. Now, it even has a new pop-up, Garang Grill, located at Swan Lake Avenue until 31 May 2017. Garang means ‘fierce’ in Malay, […] The post Garang Grill By New Ubin Seafood: Pop-Up In Singapore Serving Fiercely Delicious Dishes Till 31 May ’17 appeared first on SETHLUI.com.

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  • Man caught ‘holding eight women captive at luxury home and calling them his diamond kitties’

    An alleged human-trafficker in the US is facing more than 200 years in prison after he was accused of holding eight women he referred to as his “diamond kitties” captive. Kenndric Roberts, 33, lured the women online to a rented $1m (£800,000) home in Atlanta, Georgia, with the promise of modelling work. According to NBC News, police reported a claim by one woman that Kendrick had threatened her on numerous occasions including one instance “where he stated he was going to pay someone to cut her chest open, take out the implants and cut her up”.

    The Independent
  • Tennis - Peerless Federer rolls on with win over del Potro

    (Reuters) - Roger Federer produced another dazzling performance on Monday, easing past Juan Martin del Potro in the third round at the Miami Open. Federer wowed a boisterous, capacity crowd at Crandon Park, winning 6-3 6-4 in just over 80 minutes of nearly flawless tennis. Former U.S. Open champion del Potro, buoyed by a large Argentine contingent who did their best to lift him with regular chants of 'ole, ole, ole', did not submit easily but one break in each set was enough for Federer to move on to the fourth round.

    Reuters