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October 9, 2016 11:44 PM Trump faces Clinton in debate amid campaign chaos

Robots with portraits of US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton are seen before the presidential debate at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, US, October 9, 2016. — Reuters picST LOUIS, Oct 10 — Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton head into a crucial presidential debate Sunday 5

September 19, 2016 5:20 AM Italian trampled to death by elephant in Kenya

NAIROBI: An Italian tourist was trampled to death by an elephant in a Kenyan national park while trying to get a good picture, police said. "He was attacked not far from his tent while photographing it," a police officer who asked not to be named told AFP. The man, who was 66, "sustained serious injuries and died before he could be taken to hospital" 1

September 17, 2016 11:02 PM Hoping to be the funniest person in the world, Jason Leong takes comedy very seriously

Harith Iskandar will represent Malaysia in ‘Funniest Person in the World’competition along with fellow stand-up comedian Jason Leong. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 ― Jason Leong says he’s in the fight of his life against veteran comedian Harith Iskander! The prize? The chance to represent Malaysia in an international competition by Hollywood’s 24

August 16, 2016 2:09 PM Stranded Indian Elephant Dies of Heart Attack, Ending a Wretched Journey

NEW DELHI — A wild Indian elephant that attracted worldwide attention after being swept hundreds of miles down a flood-swollen river into Bangladesh died on Tuesday of a heart attack, Bangladeshi officials said. The animal’s death was brought on by “a long period of stress, heat and humidity,” said Mustafizur Rahman, a veterinary surgeon who supervised 3

August 16, 2016 1:19 PM Indian elephant that washed up in Bangladesh dies

NEW DELHI—An adult Indian elephant that became trapped in a swamp in Bangladesh after being caught in raging floodwaters died on Tuesday after weeks of struggling for survival, a conservation official said. Tapan Kumar Dey, a former forest conservator who was overseeing the rescue operation, said the elephant died despite the “highest efforts” to save it. The cause 12

August 16, 2016 7:54 AM Flood-odyssey elephant dies in Bangladesh

A wild elephant that was rescued last week after travelling hundreds of miles from home has died. It had been swept away in strong river currents during floods in north-east India before being found in neighbouring Bangladesh. It may have travelled 1,700 km (1,060 miles) but was weakened by its journey and attempts to tranquilise it, and is thought to have had a heart 7

August 14, 2016 1:27 PM A fascinating elephant story

KUALA LUMPUR: The J. C. Jacobsen Foundation, formed in 2014 by Carlsberg in Malaysia, adopted three Pahang-born elephants currently in the National Zoo. "Elephants are close to our hearts here at Carlsberg. To Carl Jacobsen, elephants symbolised strength and faithfulness. Carl Jacobsen, son of Carlsberg founder J. C. Jacobsen, was so fascinated with elephants 31

August 14, 2016 12:04 PM Baby Elephant’s Death a Grim Reminder of Lack of Wilderness

In this week’s crime blotter: Elephant calf chews on a firecrackers, bear parts seized, and police nab a suspected tiger poacher. A baby elephant died in June in India after chewing on a firecracker meant to keep wild animals away from a farm. A three-year-old Asian elephant made a tragic mistake. Last month it strayed onto a farm Tamil Nadu, a state 32

August 12, 2016 12:12 PM Chilli-powder condoms, firecrackers boost Tanzania elephant protection (VIDEO)

Elephants can wander across national park boundaries onto farms, devastating a family’s food supply, as well as trampling property and threatening peoples’ safety. — Screen capture from Reuters videoDODOMA, Aug 12 — Conservationists in Tanzania have come up with an unorthodox way to keep elephants from wandering onto human settlements. Then spoon as much of the mixture 24

July 26, 2016 7:43 PM Final Bowie musical to extend to London

LAZARUS the science-fiction musical co-written by David Bowie in one of his final works, will return to the stage, this time in London, the production announced Monday. The rock legend wrote the music for Lazarus which premiered in November at a small theater in New York. An opening gala in December marked Bowie's last public appearance before he died on January 7