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August 2, 2018 2:10 AM Storms halt Pacific swim record attempt

TOKYO: Powerful storms have forced a Frenchman attempting to become the first person to swim cross the Pacific Ocean to suspend his bid, nearly two months into the mammoth undertaking. Ben Lecomte set off on June 5 from Choshi in Japan, planning to swim across the ocean in six to eight months. But after nearly two months swimming eight hours a day, severe 10

July 17, 2018 1:47 AM 'Lava bomb' from Hawaii volcano injures 23 on boat

LOS ANGELES: A projectile from the Kilauea volcano in Hawaii struck a boat carrying people watching lava from the two-month-old eruption, injuring 23, the fire department said. Thirteen of them required hospitalisation and the rest were treated at a harbour when the boat engaged in a "lava tour" returned to the Big Island, also known as Hawaii 9

July 6, 2018 12:39 AM Uruguay's Cavani trains in fitness fight for France

Uruguay's Edinson Cavani trained on Thursday as he fights to get fit for his side's World Cup quarter-final against France. The Paris Saint-Germain forward trained separately from the rest of the squad in the first 15 minutes of the session open to the media at the team's base outside Nizhny Novgorod. Cavani had missed training on Wednesday as he recovers 29

June 26, 2018 5:57 AM Australia buys high-tech drones to monitor South China Sea, Pacific

SYDNEY: Australia will invest Aus$7 billion (RM20.9 billion) to develop and buy high-tech US drones for joint military operations and to monitor waters including the South China Sea, it said Tuesday. Canberra has been embarking on its largest peacetime naval investment through a massive shipbuilding strategy that includes new submarines, offshore patrol 17

June 25, 2018 1:31 AM Big, mean and making the green: 'Jurassic' tops N. America box offices

HUGE, green and scary stomped on cute, young and funny in North American theatres this weekend as new release Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom took in a healthy US$150 million (RM602 million) to leap past last weekend's leader, "Incredibles 2." The dinosaur sequel, from Pixar and Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment studio, fell short of the then-record 20

June 12, 2018 7:15 AM Shark head found impaled on Australia fence

SYDNEY: A severed shark head, stuffed with cigarette butts and ocean debris, was found impaled on a fence at an Australian marine rescue organisation's office, with the gruesome discovery drawing criticism on social media. Marine Rescue NSW volunteers at Shellharbour, some 100km south of Sydney, arrived for duty Sunday morning to find the head of the mako shark 14

June 3, 2018 4:31 AM Two dead in plane crash off Long Island: US Coast Guard

WASHINGTON: A small plane crashed into the ocean off Long Island, leaving two people dead and two others missing, the US Coast Guard said Saturday. The Piper PA-31 Navajo "crashed about one mile off of Indian Wells Beach, Long Island" with "four people aboard," the Coast Guard said in a statement. Two people have been "recovered" and "assets on scene 14

May 31, 2018 7:15 AM Evacuations urged in Hawaii as lava flow advances

LOS ANGELES: Authorities urged people in Hawaii Wednesday to evacuate an area at risk of being cut off by a flood of lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano. "Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that lava from several fissures continues to advance toward the Kapoho area," a Civil Defence message said, referencing an area that was devastated during a 1960 eruption 11

May 1, 2018 8:55 AM Voters told to reject politics of violence and insults: Ahmad Zahid

BAGAN DATUK: The politics of violence and insults as shown by the opposition during the 14th general election (GE14) should be rejected by voters, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said the campaign of humiliating, defaming and cursing people showed how desperate the opposition was to fish for votes and should not be ignored 15

April 26, 2018 5:35 AM PUC upbeat on theme park industry

PETALING JAYA: PUC Bhd, whose shareholders approved its acquisition of a 33% stake in Pictureworks Holdings Bhd, is upbeat on the theme park industry. "The theme park industry, in Asia particularly, is actually a fast growing market. Big players are constantly expanding their existing resorts like Shanghai Disneyland's grand opening of their Toy Story 19