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July 14, 2018 9:47 AM Frank Sinatra's first wife, Nancy, dies at 101

WASHINGTON: Nancy Sinatra Sr, the teenage sweetheart and first wife of legendary singer Frank Sinatra, has died. She was 101. The announcement was made by Nancy Sinatra Jr who wrote on her website that her mother had died at 6:02 pm on Friday but did not say where. "She fought hard to remain on this earth but time got the better of her," she wrote, adding 12

July 10, 2018 2:01 PM Five found dead, including toddler, in suspected French family row

PAU: French firefighters found five people dead, including a toddler, on Tuesday after a suspected domestic dispute in an apartment in the southwestern city of Pau. The fire service was called to the apartment in the centre of Pau at 6.40am after neighbours saw smoke coming from it. A neighbour "was concerned after seeing blood running down the edge of one of the apartment's 8

July 9, 2018 11:10 AM 711 workers killed at workplace last year: DOSH

SEREMBAN: The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has recorded 711 deaths at the workplace last year, said its director-general Omar Mat Piah. He said of the total, 187 people were reported killed at construction sites. "The fatality rate at the construction site is alarming compared to other workplaces. A total of 6,125 accidents have been recorded 5

July 7, 2018 9:40 AM Stephen Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at 90

NEW YORK: US comics artist Stephen Ditko, co-creator of Marvel superheroes Spider-Man and Doctor Strange, has died. He was 90. Police in New York said he was found in his apartment on June 29, according to the Hollywood Reporter. No cause of death has been confirmed. Born in 1927 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Ditko worked alongside the then-future Marvel 9

July 3, 2018 4:35 AM Three-year-old wounded in US stabbing attack dies: Police

WASHINGTON: A three-year-old girl died on Monday after being seriously wounded when a man went on a stabbing spree in the US state of Idaho two days before, police said. The girl was evacuated by air to neighbouring Utah for treatment, but did not survive her injuries, police said in a statement. "Of the other eight victims, one child has been treated 5

July 2, 2018 1:53 PM Daughter of footballer falls to death from Wangsa Maju Apartment

KUALA LUMPUR: The daughter of a Malaysian Football League (FAM) player died after she was believed to have fallen from her family's fifth floor apartment unit in Jalan Datuk Keramat Hujung, Wangsa Maju here early today. In the 3am incident, the six-year-old victim was found sprawled at the apartment's car park by her parents who had just returned from a nearby 9

July 2, 2018 12:49 AM First woman elected Mexico City mayor: Exit polls

MEXICO CITY: Mexico City has elected a woman mayor for the first time in history, local politician and scientist Claudia Sheinbaum, according to exit polls. Sheinbaum, 56, won the election to lead North America's largest city with between 47.5 and 55.5% of the vote, according to an estimate by polling firm Mitofsky. A woman had previously served as mayor 7

June 29, 2018 8:28 AM Death sentence upheld for man convicted of fatally stabbing lover 76 times

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court here today upheld the death sentence imposed on a former security guard for murdering his lover by stabbing the woman 76 times nearly seven years ago. Federal Court five-man bench led by Tan Sri Hasan Lah held that Muhammad Faizul Mohd Ali's conviction for the offence was safe. He dismissed Muhammad Faizul's final appeal 6

June 28, 2018 1:21 PM Market fire kills 15 in Kenya capital

NAIROBI: A fire at Nairobi's Gikomba market killed 15 people on Thursday, a government official said, less than a year after a blaze to destroyed much of the Kenyan capital's largest open-air market. "We have lost 15 people from this tragedy this morning," said regional coordinator Kangethe Thuku. "We're yet to establish the cause of this fire," he said, which 8

June 27, 2018 10:26 AM Second victim of rare Hong Kong shooting dies of injuries

HONG KONG: The death toll from a brazen daylight shooting in a Hong Kong park — reportedly over sharing the inheritance of a US$1 million apartment (RM4.03 million) — rose to two Wednesday after an uncle of the suspect died in hospital, police said. A 44-year-old woman shot four people with a semi-automatic pistol at Quarry Bay Park in eastern Hong Kong Island 7