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July 6, 2018 2:24 PM Negri Sembilan creates history by appointing first female district officer

SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan government created history by appointing its first female district officer, said Mentri Besar Aminuddin Harun. "This is the first time we have appointed a female district officer, Suhaiza Sharudin, to helm Tampin District, effective July 2. "Suhaiza is a native of Negri Sembilan and a mother of four children, and we hope with her appointment 13

July 4, 2018 3:10 AM Najib pleads not guilty to CBT, abuse of power (Updated)

KUALA LUMPUR: After being charged with three counts of criminal breach of trust (CBT) and one count of abuse of power, former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak pleaded not guilty to the extensive corruption case of RM42 million linked to SRC International Sdn Bhd. When taken to the High Court, he claimed trial to the charges involving the state 18

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 21

July 3, 2018 3:01 AM Family first, says England manager Southgate on soon-to-be dad Delph

England manager Gareth Southgate has voiced full support for midfielder Fabian Delph, who has left the World Cup because his wife is about to give birth to their third child. "There are things more important than football," Southgate told a news conference on Monday. "There is only one day in life when your children are born - it is very important that you have to be there 31

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 82

July 1, 2018 2:45 PM More Syrians leave Lebanon for home

MASNAA: Several dozen Syrian refugees left Lebanon for neighbouring Syria on Sunday as part of returns coordinated between both countries, an AFP reporter and authorities said. A total of 42 Syrians returned voluntarily from Lebanon through the Masnaa crossing to areas in Syria, Lebanese authorities said. A Lebanese coordinator said they were headed 28

June 29, 2018 4:17 AM Autistic children feted to football fun at Sunway Velocity

SUNWAY Velocity presents A+ (Autism) Roll Out, an opportunity for special children to be part of the World Cup hype. In an exclusive session yesterday, 20 autistic children from the National Autistic Society of Malaysia (Nasom) were feted to a day of fun and frolic. They got a chance to participate in "football-related" activities. Through these games 35

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 59

June 28, 2018 2:31 AM Trump-backed immigration reform bill fails in US House

WASHINGTON: A Republican "compromise" bill reforming US immigration law failed spectacularly in Congress on Wednesday, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to resolve a simmering border crisis that has seen thousands of migrant families separated. Lawmakers rejected the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act by an overwhelming 121 to 301, with all Democrats 67

June 26, 2018 7:23 AM US suspends key part of zero tolerance policy

WASHINGTON: The director of US border control has said migrant parents crossing in from Mexico illegally will for now no longer be referred for prosecution, US media reported, effectively suspending a key plank of the "zero tolerance" policy. US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan, who made the announcement Monday to reporters 71