• Motor racing-Belgian GP halted after Magnussen crash

    By Abhishek Takle SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, Aug 28 (Reuters) - The Belgian Formula One Grand Prix was temporarily halted on Sunday after a high-speed crash involving Renault's Kevin Magnussen. Magnussen, who had started 12th on the grid, emerged unhurt but limping slightly from the crash which damaged the tyre barriers bordering the track. Mercedes pole-sitter Nico Rosberg was leading when the race was halted with nine of the 44 laps completed.

    Reuters
  • Drug users aren't human, says Philippines' Duterte

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is waging a bloody war on crime, has justified the large-scale killing of drug users by suggesting the victims were not human. Duterte, who has seen about two thousand people killed since he was elected in May, made the remarks late Friday as he shrugged off the United Nations' concerns over human rights in his country. "You cannot wage a war without killing," Duterte said, adding that many drug users were beyond rehabilitation.

    AFP News
  • China’s Richest Man Has a New $9 Billion Plan to Crush Disney

    Billionaire founder Wang Jianlin's new, massive theme park.

    Fortune
  • French players suspended over behavior at Olympics

    The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has provisionally suspended Benoit Paire, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for "damaging" the organization's image by their behavior at this month's Rio Olympics. "Following the Rio Olympics, the Committee of the French Tennis Federation met at length about the case of the players who violated the federation and damaged the image of tennis," the FFT said in a statement. Paire, seeded 16th at the Games, lost to Fabio Fognini of Italy in the second round.

    Reuters
  • Philippine Muslim extremists stage mass jailbreak

    Muslim extremists who support the Islamic State group staged a daring jailbreak in the southern Philippines, freeing 23 detainees in the latest in a series of mass escapes, officials said Sunday. About 50 heavily armed members of the Maute group raided the local jail in the southern city of Marawi on Mindanao island on Saturday and freed eight comrades who were arrested barely a week ago, police said. Fifteen other detainees, held for other serious offences, also escaped in the raid, said provincial jail warden Acmad Tabao.

    AFP News
  • Unsold units continue to dampen property market in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — The slowdown in the property market is getting more apparent as we see the number of unsold units in both residential and commercial properties climb by 16 per cent in the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Woman killed in crane hook accident remembered for her independent spirit

    GEORGE TOWN, Aug 28 — A year ago, the Chin family moved from their home in Magazine Road here to Klang, Selangor to expand their canteen food business. However, their daughter Chin Khoon Sing,...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Late show helps Mourinho's United join Chelsea on top

    By Ed Dove LONDON (Reuters) - After Chelsea continued their 100 percent start with a 3-0 win over Burnley on Saturday, a last-gasp goal by Marcus Rashford helped Jose Mourinho keep pace with his old club as Manchester United beat Hull City 1-0. Elsewhere, Arsenal and champions Leicester City picked up their first Premier League wins of the season by beating Watford and Swansea City respectively while Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to draw 1-1 at home to Liverpool.

    Reuters
  • Pilots arrested for alleged drinking before UK-US flight

    Two pilots were arrested in Scotland on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol as they prepared to fly a passenger plane to the United States, police said Sunday. The two men were detained at Glasgow Airport on Saturday before they were due to fly to Newark in New Jersey. "Two men aged 35 and 45 have been arrested and are presently detained in police custody in connection with alleged offences under the Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003, Section 93," a Police Scotland spokesman said.

    AFP News
  • Was Dr M ‘sincere’ in amending Constitution? Hishammuddin sceptical after apology

    GOMBAK, Aug 28 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein questioned today Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s real motive to amend the Federal Constitution by removing certain powers from the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 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
  • Trump's border wall plan is unrealistic and useless, experts say

    Even as Donald Trump vacillates between toning down his harsh anti-immigrant rhetoric and reaching out to minorities, he remains unshakable on one central campaign promise: building a wall on America's southern border with Mexico. "We are going to build a great border wall to stop illegal immigration, to stop the gangs and the violence, and to stop the drugs from pouring into our communities," the Republican presidential candidate said as he accepted his party's nomination last month. "Mexico!" his energized supporters roared back.

    AFP News
  • DOSH: Crane may have been tampered with

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) confirmed a cable holding the crane hook at the construction site in Jalan Raja Chulan had snapped, causing the...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Three things we learnt from: #TangkapMO1 rally

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 ― Nearly 1,000 Malaysians braved the scorching heat today to joined the #TangkapMO1 rally at the heart of the city. Despite not getting approval from Kuala Lumpur City...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • The colonel's secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC

    Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire? The company says the recipe published in the Chicago Tribune is ...

    Associated Press
  • Couple rescued after searchers spot SOS on remote island

    Two people stranded for a week on a remote Pacific island have been rescued after a search aircraft spotted their SOS message in the sand, the US Coast Guard said Sunday. The couple, who had "limited supplies and no emergency equipment", were found on uninhabited East Fayu island in Micronesia by a US Navy air crew, who discovered them on the beach near the makeshift sign, according to the coast guard statement. "The search and rescue operation for Linus and Sabina Jack has been successfully completed," the US Embassy in Kolonia, Micronesia, posted on its Facebook page.

    AFP News
  • Malaysian students rally to demand prime minister's arrest

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian student activists led a rally Saturday to demand the arrest of Prime Minister Najib Razak, who has been implicated in a U.S. government probe into massive fraud in a Malaysian investment fund.

    Associated Press
  • Michael Fassbender shuts down questions about Alicia Vikander romance

    The X-Men star and his Oscar-winning girlfriend have been successful in keeping their relationship under wraps.

    Cover Media
  • Inter sign Portugal's Mario from Sporting

    (Reuters) - Inter Milan have signed Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario from Sporting Lisbon for an undisclosed fee, the Serie A club said on Sunday. The clubs did not reveal the terms of the contract or financial details, but media reports said the 23-year-old moved for 45 million euros ($50.4 million). Mario, who scored six goals in 33 league appearances for Sporting last season, played a key role in helping Portugal win Euro 2016. "We're delighted to have Joao Mario at Inter. He's a top player and we'd been tracking him for a long time. ...

    Reuters
  • Police hunt for crane operator, believed to still be in KL

    PETALING JAYA, Aug 28 — Police believe the crane operator involved in Thursday’s incident that resulted in the death of a woman driver in Jalan Raja Chulan is still in Kuala Lumpur. A police...

    The Malay Mail Online