• As #TangkapMO1 rally kicks off, cops warn protesters to disperse (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Hundreds took to the streets in the capital here as the student-led #TangkapMO1 rally kicked off today from the Sogo Shopping Complex and Masjid Negara. In Masjid Negara,...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Bangladesh security forces kill "mastermind" of Dhaka cafe attack

    Bangladesh security forces killed four militants on Saturday, including the alleged mastermind of an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month in which 22 people, mostly foreigners, were killed, the head of Dhaka's counter-terrorism police unit told Reuters. Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen Tamim Ahmed

    Reuters
  • Filipinos seen backing Duterte despite rising drug killings

    On the day he was sworn into office, President Rodrigo Duterte went to a Manila slum and exhorted residents who knew any drug addicts to "go ahead and kill them yourself as getting their parents to ...

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  • Despite progress, US-Russia fall short on truce for Syria

    GENEVA (AP) — The United States and Russia say they have 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 killed

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

    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, ...

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  • Trump's reversals move him closer to politics as usual

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn't be swayed by the polls.

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  • 'Religious vote' hears messages from both candidates

    ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve "religious liberty" and reverse what he insists is a government-enforced muzzling of Christians.

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  • WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:

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  • As Trump courts Latinos, Clinton links him to radical fringe

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with about two dozen Latino supporters in Nevada to discuss strategies for boosting Hispanic turnout in the swing state, part of his effort to make the case that his economic policies would be better for small minority-owned businesses

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  • Kaine's wife, Anne Holton, no stranger to political stage

    Anne Holton first stepped into the spotlight in 1970 as a white student enrolling in a predominantly black middle school in Virginia's capital as part of a push by her father, then Virginia's governor, ...

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  • The Latest: Congregation praises investigators working case

    The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local): 2:15 a.m. A spokeswoman for the Kentucky-based congregation where one of two murdered Mississippi nuns will be buried has expressed ...

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  • Bangladesh police kill 3, including suspect in Dhaka attack

    Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants Saturday, including an alleged mastermind of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead. Police sharpshooters raided a two-story ...

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  • Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq

    QARQASHAH, Iraq (AP) — In the buildup to a long-awaited offensive on the city of Mosul, Kurdish forces are seizing new territory in northern Iraq that they say will become part of their autonomous region. The moves are further straining relations between the Kurds and the Baghdad government and Shiite

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  • Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

    A man has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the deaths of two nuns who were slain in Mississippi, police said. Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of Kosciusko, was charged ...

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  • Rousseff allies fight impeachment in Brazil turmoil

    Angry quarrels erupted at suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff's impeachment trial, while her key ally, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, faced corruption charges on a day of turmoil for Latin America's largest country. Day two of Rousseff's Senate trial in the capital Brasilia began with

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  • The Latest: Man, 46, charged in deaths of 2 Mississippi nuns

    DURANT, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of two nuns in Mississippi (all times local):

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  • Bangladesh police kill suspected cafe attack mastermind

    Bangladesh police stormed a militant hideout outside Dhaka Saturday, shooting dead three Islamist extremists, including the suspected mastermind of a horrific attack on a cafe that killed 22 mostly foreign hostages last month. The three bodies were retrieved after police staged an hour-long gun battle

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  • Dataran Merdeka barricaded ahead of #TangkapMO1 rally

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Dataran Merdeka has been cordoned off ahead of the #TangkapMO1 rally that aims to gather in the historic landmark later today, despite not receiving approval from the Kuala...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 'SOS' in sand leads to rescue of 2 people stranded on island

    CHUUK STATE, Micronesia (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says two stranded mariners were rescued Friday after crews saw their "SOS" in the sand on an uninhabited island in Micronesia, Hawaii News Now reports (http://bit.ly/2c3bhOD.)

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  • N. Korea submarine missiles not ready until 2018: experts

    North Korea is making progress on a submarine-launched ballistic missile system but any deployment of the technology is years away, a US think tank said, as the UN Security Council promised action over Pyongyang's latest test. The US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University said late Friday on

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  • Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win

    A federal judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance ...

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  • StarHub brings back 12GB mobile data through its 2-in-1 SurfHub bundles

    StarHub has today announced that it’s bringing back 12GB mobile data through its mobile plus fiber SurfHub bundles. With the new SurfHub plans, customers are able to get a 4G mobile postpaid line with at least 12GB of data and a 1Gbps fiber home broadband subscription, from S$96.56 a month (with a 24

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  • U.N. Security Council condemns North Korea missile launches

    The UN Security Council late on Friday condemned a series of missile launches by North Korea after failing to do so earlier this month when China had wanted a statement also to oppose the planned deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in South Korea. North Korea test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic

    Reuters
  • Girl's killing is New Mexico's latest horrific child death

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who police say was drugged, raped and dismembered is just the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico, which has the nation's highest youth poverty rate and a state government that has had heavily publicized

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  • In Egypt, ecstatic pilgrims start journey to Mecca

    Pilgrims have been saying their farewells at Cairo airport before leaving for Saudi Arabia to perform the hajj in the tradition, they believe, of the Prophet Mohammed and Abraham before him. Every year tens of thousands of Egyptians apply for visas to travel to Mecca to join more than a million Muslims

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