• Annual asset declaration more effective, says MACC

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — The Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) welcomes the renewed interest to review asset declaration from the current five years to annually. However, the discretion...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Colombia ceasefire will not stop government fighting crime: official

    The historic ceasefire between Colombia's government and the FARC rebel group will not end the government's commitment to fighting crime, the country's defense minister said Friday. "We are in a ceasefire (with the FARC), but will not cease persecuting crime," Luis Carlos Villegas

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  • The Colonel's famous recipe (maybe, maybe not)

    Social media is lighting up on the possibility that, at long last, Colonel Sanders' 11 herbs and spices have been revealed. KFC says it hasn't, and the original source, a relative, now says he doesn't ...

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

    NEW YORK (AP) — Has Colonel Sanders' nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC's fried chicken empire?

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  • The Latest: Trump's doctor stands by his positive report

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

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  • The Latest: Family of slain girl thankful for prayers

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the gruesome killing of a 10-year-old girl from Albuquerque, New Mexico (all times local):

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  • Tennessee man charged in shooting death of police officer

    MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An eastern Tennessee man arrested after a shootout with police that left one officer dead was charged Friday with criminal homicide, which could make him eligible for the death penalty if he is convicted.

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  • Correction: Hospital Superbug Outbreak story

    In a Feb. 20, 2015 story about an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" outbreak at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, The Associated Press mischaracterized a statement an expert made about proving ...

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  • US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election

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  • Government urged to address issue of unilateral conversion

    PETALING JAYA — The government’s move to give civil courts full jurisdiction in divorce and custody cases involving spouses who convert to Islam has led to discussions on the issue of...

    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
  • Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating

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  • US, Russia move closer to new Syria ceasefire after talks

    Washington and Moscow made key steps towards agreeing a new ceasefire in Syria, but a final deal has not been reached, US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart said after talks Friday. Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the comments after the marathon talks at

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  • Was rusty cable cause of crane hook crash?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — The possibility that a rusty cable caused the crane hook to snap and smash a car, killing woman driver Chin Khoon Sing along Jalan Raja Chulan has emerged. The revelation...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 500kg crane hook seized

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (Dosh) is conducting an audit on machinery used at a construction site in Jalan Raja Chulan where a crane hook that fell...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Obama creates world's largest marine protected area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area.

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  • Louisiana's four-legged flood victims await reunions, homes

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) — Two weeks ago, fast-rising floodwaters forced many south Louisiana homeowners to leave their beloved pets behind as they boarded rescue boats or waded through chest-deep water to reach dry ground.

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  • Clinton attacks Trump's outreach to black voters in new ad

    By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton called on Friday for voters to reject the "bigotry" of Donald Trump's White House campaign, releasing a television ad criticizing his efforts to appeal to black voters and saying she was reaching out to people from all

    Reuters
  • Pundits: Little chance for straight fights in GE14

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — It will be very difficult for the opposition parties to ensure straight contests against Barisan Nasional (BN) as they are unlikely to sacrifice their current seat...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • UK's May heads for Brexit negotiations without vote by MPs - paper

    (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before opening discussions to formally trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, the Telegraph reported on Friday. Brexit opponents maintain that since the EU referendum result is advisory, it

    Reuters
  • U.S., Russia fail to reach breakthrough deal on cooperation in Syria

    By Lesley Wroughton and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and Russia failed on Friday to reach a breakthrough deal on military cooperation and a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria but said they had a few "narrow" issues to resolve before an agreement could be

    Reuters
  • Bolivian president, opposition spar over official's killing

    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — President Evo Morales and his political opponents traded recriminations Friday over the shocking beating death of a high-ranking government official by protesting miners who had blockaded a highway.

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  • The Latest: Pot plants on display at Oregon State Fair

    The Latest on marijuana plant display at Oregon State Fair (all times local): Living pot plants are on display at the Oregon State Fair and organizers say it marks a first for any state fair in the nation. ...

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  • Town rallies around Jewish family hit by swastika graffiti

    HAVERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Jewish woman in suburban Philadelphia woke up last week to a spray-painted swastika on her trash bin, and now her neighbors and strangers from other countries are rallying to support her by painting their own garbage cans with flowers, hearts, birds and butterflies.

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  • US, Russia fall short on deal to restore Syria truce

    GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable once again to forge a comprehensive agreement on stepping up cooperation to end the brutal war that has

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