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August 29, 2017 11:04 AM Ti asks if DAP will sever ties with PKR

PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker (pic) wants to know if DAP is prepared to sever ties with PKR if they continue to work with PAS. The MCA religious harmony bureau chairman pointed out that PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Azmin Ali had issued a statement about his willingness to work with PAS. He said the empowerment of PAS in Selangor was an affront 13

August 28, 2017 6:30 PM Texas officials say at least eight dead as Harvey flooding continues

HOUSTON — Rain pelted this battered city anew Monday as emergency teams — aided by a growing contingent of citizen-rescuers — plunged into waist-deep water seeking people stranded by devastating, historic flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Officials in Texas said Monday afternoon that at least eight people appear to have died as a result of the storm 73

August 27, 2017 12:02 AM Ultimate Mayweather-McGregor betting guide

On Saturday night in Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena, Floyd Mayweather will finally take on Conor McGregor in a boxing match. The big fight is almost here, and it will be the most-bet bout of all time in Nevada. Which fighter should you bet on? Are there any prop bets worth taking a flier on? Does McGregor actually have a chance at knocking Mayweather out? Here is our all-encompassing 30

August 20, 2017 12:44 PM Crowds rally in Hong Kong after activists jailed

They held signs including: "Give back hope to my children" and "One prisoner of conscience is one too many" as they gathered in one of the biggest recent rallies the city has seen. HONG KONG: Thousands of supporters of three jailed young democracy activists took to the streets in Hong Kong Sunday to protest their sentences. Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, leaders 127

August 20, 2017 12:48 AM Boston march against hate speech avoids Charlottesville chaos (VIDEO)

Counter protesters clash with Boston Police outside of the Boston Commons and the Boston Free Speech Rally in Boston, Massachusetts, August 19, 2017. — Reuters picBOSTON, Aug 20 — Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Boston yesterday to protest a “free speech” rally featuring far-right speakers a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia 20

August 17, 2017 12:49 AM Charlottesville Violence Spurs New Resistance to Confederate Symbols

In Charlottesville, the violence left a 32-year-old woman dead after far-right protesters gathered to protest plans to move a statue of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee from a local park. And on Tuesday, President Trump, in remarks defending some of the far-right protesters, asked aloud whether the removal of Confederate statues would prompt the erasure 47

August 12, 2017 12:10 AM Colorado disc jockey's suit against Taylor Swift dismissed

DENVER: Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won a preliminary round in a federal court trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, as the judge dismissed the DJ's rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting him fired. The ruling by U.S. District Judge William Martinez left intact Swift's assault and battery 6

August 10, 2017 12:20 AM Cuban graffiti artists bring social critique to Havana’s walls (VIDEO)

HAVANA, Aug 10 — The graffiti of alien-like beings and balaclava-clad men appearing on Havana's dilapidated walls strikes a contrast with the upbeat political slogans and effigies of Cuban revolutionaries. For a handful of young Cuban artists, these illicit creations are a means of touching on social issues in a coded way, ranging from fear of expressing 14

August 8, 2017 11:48 AM Jittery Kenyans vote, Kenyatta says will accept result

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyans queued in large numbers to vote on Tuesday in an electoral showdown between the country's foremost political dynasties, as the two sides traded barbs about the fairness of the ballot. Shrouded in fears of violence, the vote pits President Uhuru Kenyatta, the 55-year-old businessman son of Kenya's founding president, against 48

August 8, 2017 1:09 AM Obama weighs in on Kenyan election, urging calm

WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - Former US President Barack Obama, emerging from partial seclusion more than six months after leaving office, weighed in Monday (Aug 7) about the tense political situation - not in the United States, but in his father's home country, Kenya. Obama, who has largely stayed out of the fierce debates that have consumed the United States 31