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 2018-09-20 23:44 

Malay Mail Online

Ex-prosecutor to examine New York archdiocese sex abuse policies...

NEW YORK, Sept 21 — New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan named a former federal judge and prosecutor yesterday to independently review how the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has handled allegations of sexual abuse, after what Dolan said......

 2018-09-20 23:42 

Malay Mail Online

Southampton short on strikers for Liverpool match...

LONDON, Sept 21 Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini is a doubt for tomorrow's Premier League trip to Liverpool because of a hamstring injury, leaving manager Mark Hughes short of options up front. Danny Ings, the Saints' leading scorer with......

 2018-09-20 23:40 

Malay Mail Online

EIA is only first step of highway project, says Penang chief minister...

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 21 The Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Pan Island Link (PIL1) highway project is only the first in a series of steps before the project is implemented, said Chow Kon Yeow. The Penang chief minister said even if the......

 2018-09-20 23:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Tesla VP of global supply management resigns: Bloomberg...

Tesla Inc's vice president of global supply management, Liam O'Connor, has resigned, Bloomberg reported ......

 2018-09-20 23:38 

Malay Mail Online

Canada lawmakers declare Myanmar Rohingya killings 'genocide'...

OTTAWA, Sept 21 — Canadian lawmakers yesterday unanimously voted to declare Myanmar's military against the Rohingya people a "genocide." The House of Commons endorsed the findings of a UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar that found "c...

 2018-09-20 23:37 

The Strait Times

Fatal e-scooter accident emerges just as California legalises riding without a helmet...

CALIFORNIA (WASHINGTON POST) - A 24-year-old Dallas man who died after falling off an electric scooter was killed by blunt force injuries to his head, county officials said on Thursday (Sept 20), likely making him the first person to die while riding the ...

 2018-09-20 23:35 

Malay Mail Online

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen cooperating in Mueller probe...

RIYADH, Sept 21 — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen has spent hours over the past month being interviewed by investigators of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, ABC News reported yesterday. Cohen, once one of.....

 2018-09-20 23:34 

Channel NewsAsia

Coca-Cola, Walmart to cut plastic pollution in oceans...

Coca-Cola, Walmart and other big multinationals pledged on Thursday (Sep 20) to help reduce plastic pollution in the world's oceans in support of ......

 2018-09-20 23:34 

Malay Mail Online

Leicester may rest Maguire for Huddersfield clash...

LONDON, Sept 21 Leicester City manager Claude Puel is mulling over whether to rest centre back Harry Maguire for tomorrow's Premier League home game against Huddersfield Town. Maguire has played 63 games since the start of last season, including......

 2018-09-20 23:33 

New Straits Times

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France's Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets...
 2018-09-20 23:33 

Malay Mail Online

Saudi woman's case against father stirs 'guardianship' debate...

RIYADH, Sept 21 — A Saudi court has ruled in favour of a woman who challenged her father's decision to not let her have a passport, reports said yesterday, stirring an online debate on the contentious male guardianship system. The conservative.....

 2018-09-20 23:32 

Malay Mail Online

'Feed the lion' in Trafalgar Square virtually via Google Arts & Culture (VIDEO)...

LONDON, Sept 21 — "Please Feed the Lions," an interactive public sculpture by British designer Es Devlin currently installed in Trafalgar Square, has launched an online component that allows those outside London to "feed the lion"......

 2018-09-20 23:31 

New Straits Times

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'Under pressure' Joshua promises to find a way against Povetkin...
 2018-09-20 23:31 

The Strait Times

Wells Fargo to cut up to 26,500 jobs within three years...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Wells Fargo announced plans on Thursday (Sept 20)to cut five to 10 per cent of its workforce, a move that would affect up to 26,500 jobs based on current headcount.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 23:30 

Malay Mail Online

France's Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets...

PARIS, Sept 21 — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen expressed outrage yesterday after being ordered to undergo psychiatric tests for tweeting pictures of atrocities committed by the Islamic State group. Le Pen shared the gruesome images in......

 2018-09-20 23:28 

New Straits Times

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UN chief urges Myanmar to pardon Reuters reporters...
 2018-09-20 23:25 

Malay Mail Online

Penang state leaders not pocketing money in highway project, says minister...

GEORGE TOWN, Sept 21 The Energy, Technology, Science, Climate Change and Environment minister told a packed town hall session here last night that whatever decision the state or federal governments make, it is in the state's best interest. Yeo......

 2018-09-20 23:25 

Bangkok Post

Apisak lukewarm on rate hike...

A policy rate hike would not address low inflation and would in fact worsen the debt-servicing ability of small-business operators and strengthen the baht, says Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong....

 2018-09-20 23:24 

The Strait Times

Britain's anti-EU party launch populist manifesto, demand clean Brexit...

BIRMINGHAM (REUTERS) - Britain's anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) launched a set of populist policies on Friday (Sept 21) hoping to revive their dwindling political influence and capitalise on outrage over the government's handling...

 2018-09-20 23:23 

Malay Mail Online

Philippine landslide death toll now 12, dozens more feared trapped...

MANILA, Sept 21 — A landslide triggered by heavy rains killed at least 12 people yesterday in the central Philippines, as security forces and rescue workers raced to uncover dozens more feared trapped, in the latest of a series of deadly incidents.....

 2018-09-20 23:21 

Bangkok Post

PromptPay transfers grow sixfold in Q2...

Waiving fees for digital transactions since late March has not only substantially boosted banks' online transactions but also individual money transfers via the PromptPay platform, which surged sixfold in the second quarter....

 2018-09-20 23:20 

Malay Mail Online

Thailand drops royal insult charges for burning royal portraits...

BANGKOK, Sept 21 — A Thai appeals court has dropped royal insult charges against six people jailed for setting fire to portraits of Thai kings, it said, but they will still have to serve lengthy jail terms for damaging public property. Thailand......

 2018-09-20 23:20 

The Strait Times

Top stories from The Straits Times on Friday, Sept 21...

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Friday, Sept 21.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 23:18 

Malay Mail Online

Marseille stunned by Eintracht, Sevilla hit five in Europa League...

LONDON, Sept 21 Olympique de Marseille were the fall guys on a hectic opening night of Europa League group stage action as German club Eintracht Frankfurt returned from the south of France with a surprise 2-1 victory yesterday. Last season's......

 2018-09-20 23:18 

Malay Mail Online

Trump says he is not worried what ex-aide Manafort will tell prosecutors...

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 — US President Donald Trump said yesterday he is not worried about what his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who is cooperating with the US special counsel's probe into Russian election meddling, will tell prosecutors,...

 2018-09-20 23:15 

New Straits Times

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Lukaku hunts golden boot as United gather momentum...
 2018-09-20 23:14 

Bangkok Post

Prawit shrugs off Thaksin's comments...

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has shrugged off former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra's remark against him in a recent war of words sparked by the ex-premier's call for reconciliation talks....

 2018-09-20 23:12 

Malay Mail Online

US blocks slave-made goods to 'safeguard American jobs'...

NEW YORK, Sept 20 — The United States said yesterday it was boosting its fight against slave-made goods "to safeguard American jobs," signalling that the Trump administration regards forced labour as a trade, rather than a human rights issue...

 2018-09-20 23:11 

Cebu Daily News

Maine Mendoza's MAC lipstick sold out in 1 minute...

MAINE Mendoza's lipstick shade in collaboration with MAC Cosmetics was sold out just one minute after it was made available for purchase via online shopping site, Lazada. This was confirmed by @maccosmeticsph in an Instagram post past midnight of Sept...

 2018-09-20 23:09 

New Straits Times

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Saudi court orders man to allow his daughter a passport...
 2018-09-20 23:07 

Malay Mail Online

Asean must stand up for themselves...

SEPTEMBER 21 My American friend Ken, a military veteran who did logistics work in the United States Navy, tried to explain to me what his job entailed, particularly in the Philippines and Japan. I couldn't quite understand the point of......

 2018-09-20 23:04 

Bangkok Post

Damage from forest abuse hits B100 billion...

More than 23,000 suspects have been arrested since 2015 on suspicion of engaging in illegal logging and poaching wild animals, costing the state an estimated 100 billion baht in losses, a government official said Thursday....

 2018-09-20 23:03 

Malay Mail Online

Pot 'enthusiasts' wanted to sample cannabis in Canada, hundreds apply...

TORONTO, Sept 21 — A Toronto marketing company is looking to recruit six "cannabis enthusiasts" to test strains of pot and report back on their characteristics. So far, AHLOT says it has received more than 500 applications for the part-time....

 2018-09-20 23:01 

Malay Mail Online

Live from Fashion Week: The Fendi show in Milan...

MILAN, Sept 21 — For today's front row Fashion Week highlight, Sophie de Champsavin of Paris Modes TV shares some unmissable moments from the Fendi show, held yesterday in Milan. A few minutes before getting underway, the Fendi show erupted with...

 2018-09-20 23:00 

The Strait Times

Yes, marital rape victims deserve justice too...

As a law graduate, I am heartened by the recommendations of the Penal Code Review Committee, in particular, over the criminalisation of marital rape (Husbands may no longer have marital immunity for rape; Sept 10).. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2018-09-20 22:59 

Malay Mail Online

Trump's court nominee accuser sets conditions for testifying...

WASHINGTON, Sept 21 — A lawyer for the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault told a Senate panel yesterday the professor will not testify on Monday as Republicans want but would be.....

 2018-09-20 22:58 

Malay Mail Online

BN still undecided on PD, as Umno division chief admits can't take on Anwar...

PORT DICKSON, Sept 21 Barisan Nasional (BN) has yet to decide whether it would field a candidate in the Port Dickson by-election, the constituency's Umno division chief Mohd Faizal Ramli has said. In an interview yesterday, Mohd Faizal said......

 2018-09-20 22:53 

New Straits Times

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Maryland woman kills 3 people and herself in warehouse gun rampage...
 2018-09-20 22:53 

Malay Mail Online

Maryland woman kills 3 people and herself in warehouse gun rampage...

PERRYMAN (Maryland), Sept 21 — A 26-year-old woman armed with a handgun opened fire yesterday at a Maryland distribution center for the Rite Aid drugstore chain, killing three people and wounding three others before taking her own life, the......

 2018-09-20 22:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Brazil presidential candidate Bolsonaro undergoes new medical procedure...

Brazil's far-right, poll-leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro underwent a procedure to drain liquid from his abdominal cavity two weeks ......

 2018-09-20 22:50 

New Straits Times

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Tearful Ronaldo picks himself up for Juve trip to Frosinone...
 2018-09-20 22:47 

Malay Mail Online

Nafta talks grind on, Canada quells talk of US quota on autos...

WASHINGTON, Sept 20 — Canada and the United States showed scant sign of being close to striking a deal on revamping the trilateral Nafta that underpins US$1.2 trillion (RM4.97 trillion) in annual trade, as Canadian sources played down talk of a US.....

 2018-09-20 22:46 

Malay Mail Online

Turkey slashes growth forecasts, but not enough for wary investors...

ANKARA, Sept 21 — Turkey sharply cut its growth forecasts for this year and next yesterday, a reduction that failed to mollify investors who wanted a more sober assessment of the fragile economy and a sweeping plan to help banks. The lira currency.....

 2018-09-20 22:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Britain to create 2,000-strong cyber force to tackle Russia threat: Sky News...

Britain is significantly increasing its ability to wage war in cyberspace with the creation of a new offensive cyber force of up to 2,000 ......

 2018-09-20 22:45 

Channel NewsAsia

Prince vaults open up with jazzy Piano & A Microphone...

A nine-track album from Prince's vast vault of unreleased material goes on sale on Friday, along with a new video highlighting gun violence....

 2018-09-20 22:45 

Malay Mail Online

Industrials lead Dow to record high, tech boosts S&P and Nasdaq...

NEW YORK, Sept 21 — Trade-sensitive industrial stocks led the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record closing high yesterday, the last of Wall Street's main indexes to fully regain ground since a correction that began in January. All three majo...

 2018-09-20 22:43 

Malay Mail Online

US teen drama series 'Veronica Mars' confirmed for return...

LOS ANGELES, Sept 21 — Veronica Mars fans rejoice. Hulu has confirmed that the revival of the popular US show, with Kristen Bell set to reprise her role as the title character — a once-popular teenage-to-college outcast, turned......

 2018-09-20 22:39 

Channel NewsAsia

Porsche's Asia-Pacific sales outpace global average as it celebrates its 70th anniversary...

There are over 5,000 Porsche cars in Singapore alone with more to come thanks to the electric Taycan....

 2018-09-20 22:38 

Malay Mail Online

Aston Martin teases us with a sketch of a hypercar entitled Project '003'...

LONDON, Sept 21 — The creation of the third hypercar, codenamed Project '003,' was confirmed yesterday by Aston Martin, and it looks even more futuristic than the previous models, if that's even possible. The first details and a sketch o...

 2018-09-20 22:35 

New Straits Times

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Dream comes true for S.Korea's Moon: Trekking Mt Paektu with Kim Jong Un...

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