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August 27, 2017 4:29 PM Malaysia hurtles towards 111-gold target and most successful SEA Games ever

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — With optimism rising that they are headed for their most successful SEA Games ever, hosts Malaysia have narrowed the chase towards their target of 111 gold and looking strong to smash through the mark as well after another superb day by their athletes. Securing another 13 today with three from track cycling, double gold from diving 32

August 22, 2017 1:21 PM Australia Zoo Is Taking Name Suggestions for Its Newborn White Koala

By now, you probably know what you’ll be doing on August 21, when a total solar eclipse makes its way across the continental United States. You’ve had your safety glasses ready since January (and have confirmed that they’ll actually protect your retinas), you’ve picked out the perfect vantage point in your area for the best view, and you’ve memorized 28

August 18, 2017 2:45 PM Three young Malaysians ready for golf challenge at KL2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Three young players under the Sime Darby LPGA Development Programme are ready to fly the ‘Jalur Gemilang’ high in the golf competition of the 2017 Kuala Lumpur SEA Games (KL2017) from Aug 22-26 at the Mines Resort and Golf Club in Seri Kembangan, near here. They are Ashley Lau, 17, Loy Hee Ying, 20, and Nur Durriyah Damian, 22. Loy, the highest 17

August 17, 2017 1:54 AM Defiant Trump now isolated after defence of hard right (VIDEO)

US President Donald Trump delivers remarks before signing the Veterans Affairs Choice and Quality Employment Act at Trump's golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey, August 12, 2017. — Reuters picNEW YORK, Aug 17 — Barely 200 days into his already chaotic presidency, Donald Trump found himself an isolated figure yesterday after his extraordinary defence 127

August 17, 2017 12:56 AM Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also on anti-racism activists who opposed them. A parade of prominent Republicans and U.S. ally Britain 18

August 16, 2017 10:03 PM Trump jettisons business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - President Donald Trump announced the disbanding of two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also on anti-racism activists who opposed them. A parade of prominent Republicans 20

August 16, 2017 3:18 AM Trump, the businessman president, loses CEO support

When US President Donald Trump was elected last November, big business rejoiced. In June, optimism among American CEOs was at a three-year high on hopes that Trump would succeed in implementing his pro-growth agenda, including tax cuts. But Trump has now lost support from several executives who left an advisory panel on manufacturing over his response 168

August 13, 2017 9:00 AM Bolts running career ends in pain and agony

London: Irony was at its cruellest as Usain Leo Bolt pulled up hurt in his final competitive race to end, in a cry of pain and agony, a decade of dominance that is unrivalled in the history of track and field. Bolt failed to finish the men's 4x100m relay race of the World Athletics Championships after he pulled a hamstring at the home straight. The astonishing 32

August 7, 2017 5:57 PM Acting president Osinbajo’s last order on terrorism

If I had a chance in my youthful days, I would have enlisted into one arm of the Nigerian Armed Forces. But I was frustrated, as several attempts I made for admission into the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna were met with a brick wall. After the third failed attempt, I resigned to fate and gave up pursuing a career in the military. But to say, I have a passion 21

August 2, 2017 11:08 AM Jurgen Klopp must deliver as Liverpool show real promise in preseason

Liverpool's 3-0 win against Bayern Munich on Tuesday continued their impressive preseason form. Some will be dismissive about the result, but no team wants to lose so heavily on its own ground before the season starts. There were a number of feisty challenges which implied the Germans didn't take kindly to this loss. Hopes and ambitions have already 34