• Samsung Galaxy S8 launch: Samsung reveals its long-awaited iPhone killer

    Samsung has unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, the Korean giant's latest attempt to take on the iPhone. The launch of the device is seen as a crucial moment for Samsung coming after the scandal that saw it forced to recall and cease production of the Galaxy Note 7, its previous top-end phone. The new device comes in two sizes, the 5.8-inch S8 and the 6.2-inch S8+.

    The Telegraph
  • Feuding Vin Diesel & Dwayne Johnson separated for Fate of the Furious press tour - report

    The stars are contracted to appear at the New York premiere of the film next week.

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  • Duterte to US: Why didn't you send armada vs China islands?

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he has asked the U.S. ambassador why America did not deploy an armada of warships to pressure China to stop constructing man-made islands that are now at the heart of regional concerns in the disputed South China Sea.

    Associated Press
  • Amazon sets mass layoffs at Quidsi products unit after losses

    The e-commerce giant plans to terminate 263 employees in New Jersey this summer, according to a notice filed with the state's Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Quidsi operates Diapers.com and other websites. "We have worked extremely hard for the past seven years to get Quidsi to be profitable, and unfortunately we have not been able to do so," an Amazon spokeswoman said in a statement.

    Reuters
  • Warriors say Durant could return before season ends

    Injured Golden State star forward Kevin Durant could return to the Warriors' lineup before the regular season concludes in two weeks, the NBA club said Wednesday. The Warriors, who took the 2015 NBA crown and came within a game of repeating last year after a record 73-win campaign, signed Durant last July to great fanfare after he played out his contract with Oklahoma City. "A return to game action prior to the end of the regular season remains a possibility." Durant, the 2014 NBA Most Valuable Player, is averaging 25.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 1.6 blocked shots and 1.1 steals a game in 59 appearances this season.

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  • 'Hideous' Cristiano Ronaldo statue sparks social media laughs

    When the island of Madeira on Wednesday renamed its airport in honor of its hometown hero Cristiano Ronaldo, all eyes were expected to be on the four-time world player of the year who is adored not only for his soccer skills but also his model looks. "I defy you not to feel better after viewing this picture of Cristiano Ronaldo alongside his portrait bust," wrote one Twitter user, Tom Sutcliffe (@tds153). "That hideous Ronaldo statue is going to be a meme in 5,4,3...," posted @Agave310.

    Reuters
  • Priebus a central figure in Trump's White House drama

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the behind-the-scenes drama of who's up and who's down in Donald Trump's White House, chief of staff Reince Priebus is playing a starring role.

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  • Lamar Odom admits cheating on Khloe Kardashian during marriage

    Lamar Odom denies he reconnected romantically with Khloe Kardashian while he was recovering from his hospitalisation.

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  • Philippine fisherman back home after 58-day sea ordeal

    A young fisherman flew home to the Philippines on Wednesday after being given up for dead at sea, battling hunger, thirst and despair for nearly two months on a tiny boat that drifted all the way to Papua New Guinea. Rolando Omongos, 21, recounted an astonishing tale of survival as he arrived from his first-ever plane ride at Manila airport, three weeks after his rescue by a Japanese fishing vessel.

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  • Family of Chinese man killed by Paris police calls for calm

    The family of a Chinese man shot dead by French police called for calm Wednesday following two nights of violent protests over his killing. Liu Shaoyo was shot on Sunday by a police team that was called to his apartment in northeast Paris over a suspected domestic dispute. The police said the officer who fired the shots acted in self-defence after the 56-year-old father of five attacked another officer with a knife.

    AFP News
  • Minister: Illegitimate Malaysia-born kids must get ID from foreign mother’s country

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Children born out of wedlock here to a foreign mother are not citizens and should instead obtain identification documents from the latter's country, said the home...

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  • First Zika cluster of 2017 detected at Simon Place: NEA

    Two cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection in Singapore have been confirmed at Simon Place, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) in a news release on Wednesday (29 March). Singapore reported hundreds of locally transmitted Zika virus cases last year after the first such case was confirmed in August. In November, the World Health Organisation declared that Zika was no longer an international emergency.

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  • South Korean media slam government over ferry 'remains'

    South Korean authorities faced a deluge of criticism Wednesday for announcing that human remains had been found from the sunken Sewol ferry, only to correct itself within hours to say they were animal bones. Newspapers said relatives of the missing had been put through "heaven and hell", and accused the maritime ministry of recklessness. The maritime ministry raised their hopes Tuesday when it said that human remains had been found by workers and were "suspected to be one of the missing victims".

    AFP News
  • Malaysia in 'sensitive' talks with North Korea after Kim murder

    Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak said Wednesday his government was engaged in "very sensitive" talks with North Korea over nine Malaysians being prevented from leaving Pyongyang after the assassination of Kim Jong-Nam. Kim, the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, was poisoned with a lethal nerve agent at the Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13 in a brazen Cold War-style assassination that has damaged bilateral ties.

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  • Theresa May invokes Cold War and warns EU of consequences after triggering Article 50

    Theresa May has invoked the Cold War as she warned that EU terror co-operation will be at risk if there is no Brexit deal. The Prime Minister said the "abhorrent" Westminster terror attack reinforced the need for the "closest" links between police and security agencies across the European Union. After nine months the UK has delivered.

    The Telegraph
  • Manchester United's Smalling and Jones to miss West Brom game

    Manchester United defenders Chris Smalling and Phil Jones will miss Saturday's Premier League game against West Bromwich Albion after sustaining injuries on international duty with England. United will be without at least five first-team players for the match at Old Trafford as Smalling and Jones join midfielder Paul Pogba and captain Wayne Rooney on the treatment table.

    Reuters
  • Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble split - report

    Kris Jenner is said to have instigated a split from toyboy Corey Gamble in order to focus on her family and their reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

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

    It has been advertised as the "best job on the planet". A company is seeking job applicants willing to travel the world for three months, stay in luxury accommodation and be paid a total of £24,000. 

    The Telegraph
  • Top 6 Sports Cars with Low Prices in the Philippines

    If you were a sports car, what would you be? You’d probably say a Ferrari or Porsche, but let’s not use these classic stereotypes here. Nor should we use the ... The post Top 6 Sports Cars with Low Prices in the Philippines appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

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  • Govt spent RM1.4m on road to Speaker’s house

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Putrajaya spent RM1.4 million to build an alternative road to the official residence of Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia in leafy Jalan Tunku here....

    The Malay Mail Online