• A 900-horsepower electric utility van beat a Ferrari and a Nissan GT-R in a drag race

    The electric-car industry right now is, without a doubt, dominated by Tesla. By now, most people...

    Business Insider
  • US will 'pay the price' for putting anti-missile system in SKorea, Beijing says

    The U.S. and South Korea are "destined for a proper counter-attack" for their THAAD defense system deal, the Communist Party's mouthpiece says.

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  • Philippines' Pacquiao 'not sorry' for drug use

    Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao insisted Friday he owed his fans and countrymen no apology after admitting to having used illegal drugs. Pacquiao, a national hero and elected senator, is a high-profile endorser of President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on crime that has left more than 3,000 people dead. "I'm not hiding the fact that I sampled those, but I was young, maybe 15 or 16 years old," he told reporters Friday as he trained for a November 5 Las Vegas fight against World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Jessie Vargas.

    AFP News
  • Hillary Clinton muses over Bernie Sanders' supporters in leaked audio recording

    Hillary Clinton was apparently looking for ways to appeal to supporters of Bernie Sanders during...

    Business Insider
  • Nicole Kidman: 'I was so young when I got married'

    Nicole Kidman is proud of her 10th anniversary with Keith Urban because the start of their marriage was "up and down".

    Cover Media
  • Joseph Schooling's gift to a blind masseur

    He's never met Singapore's Olympic gold medalist Joseph Schooling before, but Ismail Akbar Abdullah is eternally grateful to the 21-year-old.

    Safhras Khan
  • Q&A: Will Deutsche Bank become the next Lehman?

    Germany's biggest bank is looking shaky and some investors fear it could collapse and endanger the wider financial system. Some even wonder whether it might become the next Lehman Brothers, the U.S. bank ...

    Associated Press
  • Samsung slammed by Chinese state TV over Note 7 recall 'discrimination'

    By Sijia Jiang HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese state broadcaster CCTV has slammed South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co for what it said was "discrimination" against China consumers in its handling of a global recall of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to replace batteries. In a commentary piece posted on its website on Thursday evening, CCTV said Samsung's behavior in China after the Sept. 2 recall of 2.5 million phones was "full of arrogance". CCTV said a video apology Samsung issued to U.S. consumers, along with various replacement options and compensation, was in stark contrast to its treatment of those in China, where the company issued a brief statement saying most phones didn't need to be replaced.

    Reuters
  • Tom Hanks 'haunted' by moment when he ignored his son

    Tom Hanks doesn't see himself as "brave" for supporting wife Rita Wilson's battle with breast cancer.

    Cover Media
  • Football: Liverpool seek Swansea success without Sakho

    An in-form Liverpool head to Swansea City this weekend without Mamadou Sakho as he looks to repair his rocky relationship with Reds manager Jurgen Klopp. The France international claimed in a late-night Snapchat post before Liverpool's 5-1 win over Hull City last weekend game that the club were telling "lies" about his fitness. Asked if Sakho had to work hard and keep quiet in order to regain a Liverpool first-team place, Klopp said: "That's not a route for Mamadou Sakho, it's a route for every player.

    AFP News
  • Britney Spears ditched date because he 'looked like a lizard'

    Britney Spears prefers men who are nice and are not interested in playing mind games.

    Cover Media
  • Petronas weighs sale to exit $27 billion Canada LNG project: sources

    Petronas, as the company is known, said in a statement on Saturday that it "categorically denied" the Reuters report on Friday that the company is considering the stake sale. "Petronas reiterates that, together with the project partners, it will study the conditions that come with the approval and conduct a total review of the project prior to making a decision on the next steps forward," the company said in a statement on Saturday. Petronas is weighing options for the project as a more than 50 percent slide in crude oil prices since the middle of 2014 has hit the group's profits and prompted cuts to capital expenditure and jobs.

    Reuters
  • KL murder-suicide case: Couple had two other children who died

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 30 — As police uncover more clues surrounding the grisly deaths of two children and their father in Kepong on Monday, investigations found the family had previously lost two...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Rafael Nadal stops tennis match as mother searches for lost child in crowd

    There’s something about this that makes you just tear up. Maybe it’s the parent in you (if you are a parent) or maybe, in a time when the world seems to be at its own throat, you witness a moment when everyone is on the same side.

    Busted Racquet
  • 'World's deepest flooded cave' discovered in Czech Republic

    A Czech-Polish team said Friday it had discovered the world's deepest underwater cave in the eastern Czech Republic. At 404 metres (1,325 feet) deep, the Hranicka Propast, a limestone abyss near the city of Hranice, beats out Italy's Pozzo del Merro cave that is 392 metres deep for the world record, Miroslav Lukas of the Czech Speleological Society told AFP.

    AFP News
  • Ku Nan: Riot imminent if Bersih and ‘red shirt’ protesters clash

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 ― A riot might happen in Malaysia if groups like Bersih 2.0 and the so-called “Red Shirts” keep on locking horns, Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor warned today. The...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Dutch summon Russian ambassador over MH17 comments

    Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders has summoned Russia's ambassador over "unacceptable" comments by Moscow criticising a report into the downing of flight MH17, officials said on Friday. "Responding to the presentation of the initial findings... spokespersons for the Kremlin and the Russian foreign ministry and defence ministry questioned the professionalism, integrity and independence of the Dutch public prosecution service," the Dutch foreign ministry said. "The Russian ambassador was informed that unsubstantiated criticism like this is unacceptable," the ministry said in a statement, issued in The Hague.

    AFP News
  • Sept. 11 families can now sue the Saudis but will it matter?

    Just because Congress has allowed Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia over claims it had a role in the terror attacks doesn't mean such a case will ever go before a jury. Already, a federal judge has ...

    Associated Press
  • Young mother killed when train crashed fought for life

    HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Fabiola Bittar de Kroon fought for her life as she lay trapped among the wreckage of the Hoboken Terminal.

    Associated Press
  • Tianjin latest Chinese city to restrict property purchases

    The northern city of Tianjin has become the latest Chinese city to restrict property purchases, the city government said late on Friday, as second- and third-tier cities across the country try to cool rising home prices. In a statement posted on its website, the city said it would stop people who do not have the "hukou" residence permit for Tianjin from buying a second property in the downtown area. Tianjin is the newest second-tier city to introduce measures to restrict home purchases in response to surging home prices.

    Reuters