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Ousted: 4 Japanese basketball players who bought sex in Jakarta

Xinhua news agency quoted the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) here Monday. Japanese delegation chief, Yasuhiro Yamashita told a press conference ...


Mahathir congratulates new Pakistan PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today congratulated new Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed confidence that the close ...


Not the first time RDD gone missing

: Intense investigations are being carried out into the missing Radioactive Dispersal Device (RDD) containing the radioactive isotope Iridium 192 ...


MCA candidate aims to be a check-and-balance in the state assembly

: Tan Chee Teong, the MCA candidate for the upcoming Balakong by-election on Sept 8, aims to be a check-and-balance ...


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Mueller’s ‘thugs’ suffer Trump's blows after McGahn’s expose

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In his latest salvo against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into alleged collusion between Russia and his ...

Massive 8.2 magnitude quake strikes off the coast of Fiji

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Small tsunami waves were observed soon after a magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of ...

Five imams shot dead in Turkey’s Erzincan province

ANKARA, Turkey - Five clerics from Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate (Diyanet) were shot dead after a heated argument broke out ...

Man jailed after making hoax bomb call to catch U.K. flight

LONDON, U.K. - In a shocking incident at the Gatwick Airport, a resident of east London, made a hoax bomb ...

Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa Rica

GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) said that the southern part of Costa Rica was rattled by ...

Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

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Taliban kidnaps Afghans, rejects Ghani’s ceasefire offer

KABUL, Afghanistan - A day after the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani announced another unilateral ceasefire with Taliban insurgents, the group ...


Second quake in a day rattles Indonesia’s Lombok

LOMBOK, Indonesia - Weeks after a devastating magnitude 7.0 earthquake rattled Indonesia’s Lombok island, on Sunday, the tourist hotspot was ...


Asian Games: Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in 50m rifle 3 positions

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 21 (ANI): Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput bagged a silver medal in the men's 50m rifle three positions ...


Asian Games: Saurabh Choudhary clinches gold in 10m Air Pistol

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 21 (ANI): India kicked off the fourth day of the ongoing 18th edition of the Asian Games ...


Bajrang Punia's family beaming with pride post Asian Games feat

Sonipat (Haryana) [India], Aug 21 (ANI): The family of wrestler Bajrang Punia on Tuesday expressed happiness after the wrestler made ...


Study: Heat Waves, Rains May Become More Severe as Weather Stalls

OSLO - Scorching summer heat waves and downpours are set to become more extreme in the northern hemisphere as global ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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