• Pope aide interviewed by Australia police over abuse claims

    Vatican finance chief George Pell has been interviewed by Australian police in Rome over sexual assault claims, authorities said Wednesday, but no charges have yet been laid. It follows explosive allegations against Pell, Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, aired by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in July, which he strongly denied. Victoria state police said in a statement that three officers "travelled to Rome last week where Cardinal George Pell voluntarily participated in an interview regarding allegations of sexual assault".

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  • Clinton warns against complacency, Trump warns of World War Three

    By Luciana Lopez COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned her supporters on Tuesday against complacency as opinion polls show her holding a clear lead over Republican rival Donald Trump with two weeks left until the Nov. 8 election. Clinton told voters in Florida, one of the battleground states where the election will likely be decided, that Democrats could not afford to relax. Don’t forget, don't get complacent, because we've got to turn people out," she told a rally in Coconut Creek, standing in front of a large sign reading: "Vote Early." Trump also campaigned in Florida on Tuesday.

  • Six to be tried in France over topless Kate photos

    Six reporters, photographers and media chiefs are to be tried in France for invasion of privacy over topless photos of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge published in 2012, judicial sources said Tuesday. The snaps of Kate, the wife of Prince William, were taken with a long lens and showed her topless on a balcony of a private residence in the south of France during a holiday with her husband. Closer's chief editor, the head of the Mondadori press group which owns the magazine, two photographers of a Parisian agency and a photographer and a senior figure at regional daily La Provence will now have to answer in court over the publication of the intimate photos, under a July magistrate's order.

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  • Will he chew gum? Japan wary of Philippine leader's visit

    TOKYO (AP) — The outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte worries his Japanese hosts. Not just his policy toward the U.S. but also his informal style: Will he chew gum in front of the emperor?

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  • Ramly Burger boss pans pork burger tribute, says seeking legal advice

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 25 — Datuk Ramly Mokni is far from impressed by a local fast food chain’s move to name a pork burger after him. The founder and owner of Ramly Group, the company behind the...

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  • Monster snatch thief biker nabbed

    KLANG, Oct 26 — Justice has prevailed as the monster involved in an act of cruelty against a 56-year-old woman was nabbed yesterday. In a minute-long video, which has gone viral since Thursday,...

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  • Deutsche Bank under microscope as legal woes persist

    Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank will face renewed probing on Thursday, as investors pore over its third-quarter results after being hit with a multi-billion-dollar fine by the US Department of Justice. "It will be important to keep an eye on growth in provisions for legal risks," Equinet analyst Philipp Haessler told AFP. News of a $14-billion demand from the DoJ over Deutsche's role in the subprime mortgage crisis sent shares in the bank plunging to a historic low of 9.90 euros ($10.75) in late September and reawakened fears for the wider European banking sector.

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  • Man Dies of Flesh-Eating Bacteria from Ocean: What Is Vibrio Vulnificus?

    A man in Maryland died just days after he developed a rare infection from a type of flesh-eating bacteria that live in ocean water. The man, Michael Funk, 67, had a cut on his leg that came into contact with the salty water in a bay near his home in Ocean City, according to Nature World News. The cut allowed a type of bacteria called Vibrio vulnificus to enter his bloodstream.

  • Sturridge brace helps Liverpool down Spurs, Arsenal through

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Daniel Sturridge sent Liverpool into the League Cup quarter-finals and gave his manager a reminder of his talents with two clinical goals in a 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday. The England striker has struggled to convince Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp this season, but he was a livewire all night at Anfield where his double put the hosts in charge before Vincent Janssen pulled a goal back with a penalty for the visitors. Klopp's side are joined in the last eight by Arsenal, who eased past second-tier Reading 2-0 with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scoring twice, while Newcastle United romped to a 6-0 win over 10-man Preston North End and Hull City won 2-1 at Bristol City.

  • Best Selling Cars in the Philippines 2016 – So Far

    The Philippine automotive market has plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, as it is well on its way to exceed its 2016 target of selling 370,000. As of the end of August, automotive sales have already reached 229,919 units. What’s interesting about this year is that each of the monthly sales numbers from 2016 […] The post Best Selling Cars in the Philippines 2016 – So Far appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Lady Gaga: 'Stylist stuck my underwear to my private parts'

    Lady Gaga toned down her outfits for a while but now seems to be back to her colourful, eclectic best.

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  • Man on trial for killing wife's former lover

    Serene Goh Yen Hoon and Dexmon Chua Yizhi, who were working at carton manufacturer Tetra Pak, ended their affair in 2012 after Goh’s husband, Chia Kee Chen, found out about it. When Chia later discovered a message sent by Chua, he flew into a rage and plotted to kill his wife’s ex-lover, according to the prosecution. In 2013, 56-year-old Chia allegedly succeeded in his plan and now faces one charge of murder.

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  • Property prices to fall with rising unemployment

    DBS Vickers Securities expects private property prices to fall as the unemployment rate in Singapore increases, media reports said. The property market is expected to move in two directions,...

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  • Muslim businessman accuses yacht club of discrimination

    A Muslim businessman and his wife are suing a Connecticut yacht club on allegations club board members rejected their membership application because of their religion and falsely claimed they supported ...

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  • Denmark's feminist mosque founder challenges norms

    The Mariam Mosque opened in March and held its first Friday prayer in August, when Danish-born imam Saliha Marie Fetteh spoke to around 60 women -- just over half of them Muslim -- about female scholars in Islam and women's rights. "Talking about women's rights is not a Western phenomenon, it's an Islamic ideal," Sherin Khankan -- one of the five female imams-in-training -- told AFP in a sparsely furnished room where the weekly prayers are held. Arabic calligraphy and Islamic literature adorn its white walls, but the sounds of a bustling Copenhagen street permeate into the apartment.

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  • Sepang circuit, government urge end to F1 in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Formula One could be on its way out of Malaysia after the country's sports minister said "we should stop hosting" the grand prix and the chief of the Sepang International Circuit implied the dominance of Mercedes had stripped the sport of its excitement.

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  • Devil vs. Superbug: Bacteria Succumb to Tasmanian Devil Milk

    Milk from Tasmanian devils could be used in the fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, new research from Australia finds. The devils are marsupials, meaning that their teensy young hop into their parents' pouches after birth to finish developing, and in a new study, researchers found that the marsupial's milk contains several powerful peptides called cathelicidins, which can act as natural antibiotics. Humans have one cathelicidin, but Tasmanian devils have six, and their fellow marsupial opossums have 12, according to the researchers.

  • Surfer bitten by shark at beach; says 'came out of nowhere'

    HONOLULU (AP) — A surfer says he's grateful to be recovering in a Maui hospital after a shark bit him — even though the attack forced him and his wife to postpone their honeymoon.

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  • 1.2m driving without licences

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — There are 1.2 million motorists driving without licences, the Transport Ministry revealed yesterday, denying that the cost to obtain the licence was the reason. Deputy...

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  • Under Armour takes a breather

    Under Armour had one of the worst trading days in its history as investors sensed that the hard-charging athletic company may be hitting the wall. The company reported Tuesday that quarterly revenue growth ...

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