Mahathir's comments on Forest City came as a surprise to Johor government

It was developed with wealthy mainland Chinese buyers in mind. "Most Malaysians are unable to buy those flats", Mahathir added, without elaborating further. A view of construction next to villa unit showrooms at the Country Gardens' Forest City proje... More..

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Peru relaxes entry demands for Venezuelans
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Peru relaxes entry demands for Venezuelans

What is happening in Peru? "Requiring passports from a nation that doesn't have them and whose government doesn't facilitate issuing them only fuels irregularity", said Christian Kruger, the head of Colom...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Breton town bans beach swimming after popular dolphin gets overly friendly

In one incident, the amorous dolphin used its nose to push a woman out of the water and into the air. "Several swimmers were very frightened", the mayor told the paper Ouest France . For weeks the dolphin, n...More..

Judge blocks distribution of 3D-printed gun blueprints until case is resolved
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Judge blocks distribution of 3D-printed gun blueprints until case is resolved

Nineteen states and the District of Columbia quickly sought an injunction to stop those gun plans from being released on the Web. A federal judge in Washington state will decide Monday if digital blueprints f...More..

Michael Cohen's lawyer admits to being source of CNN story
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Michael Cohen's lawyer admits to being source of CNN story

However, Davis admitting that he was the source for the report - which he has since stated was not true - was not the only development to come out of CNN's report . On Sunday, the newspaper published an interv...More..

Macron says Europe can no longer rely on US for security
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Macron says Europe can no longer rely on US for security

His proposals will be unveiled "in the coming months", Macron told an audience of some 250 diplomats, lawmakers and worldwide relations experts gathered to mark the return from the summer break. Macron came to ...More..

Memorial grows for McCain outside Phoenix funeral home
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Memorial grows for McCain outside Phoenix funeral home

John McCain who was held as prisoner of war in Vietnam and later was instrumental in bringing the wartime foes together. In death, Senator John McCain has let loose an worldwide outpouring of sympathy, r...More..

President Kenyatta Jets to the US Aboard Kenya Airways' Direct Flight
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

President Kenyatta Jets to the US Aboard Kenya Airways' Direct Flight

Advocates of closer US-Africa ties hope his encounter with the younger, more urbane Mr. Kenyatta, 56, will breathe fresh life into a relationship with a region that Washington is seen to have neglected as other...More..

WH Re-Lowers Flag For McCain After Taking Heat From Vets' Groups
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

WH Re-Lowers Flag For McCain After Taking Heat From Vets' Groups

McCain died Saturday at 81 following a battle with brain cancer. Mr McCain's body will lie in state in the Arizona State Capitol on Wednesday and at the US Capitol Rotunda on Friday, giving his colleagues...More..

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Iran
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Iran

The quake struck some 31 kilometers from Javanrud, Kermanshah province, at a depth of 10 kilometers, USGS reports. The quake killed two: a 70-year-old man in Thalath-i-Babajani county, and a pregnant woman ...More..

Donald Trump u-turns on John McCain, lowers White House flags
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Donald Trump u-turns on John McCain, lowers White House flags

McCain died Saturday at 81 following a battle with brain cancer. "No, ma'am", he said. Author Stephen King called it McCain's "finest moment" while singer-songwriter Bill Madden called it a moment of "decen...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Monstrous giant squid discovered on New Zealand beach

Daniel Aplin posted evidence of their finding to the Facebook page " OCEAN HUNTER Spearfishing & Freediving Specialists ", and the photographs immediately drew attention from other spear fishers and divers. I...More..

Denver boy killed himself after being bullied at school, Mom says
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Denver boy killed himself after being bullied at school, Mom says

Jamel was curled up in the back seat of the family auto when he told his mother he was gay, she said. She said: 'I'm so upset that he thought that was his option. In a statement, the district says it will con...More..

Police say Jacksonville shooter ‘clearly targeted other gamers.’ Here’s what we know
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Police say Jacksonville shooter ‘clearly targeted other gamers.’ Here’s what we know

Robertson was a member of Dot City Gaming, which memorialized his passing on Twitter . Mr Clayton, of Woodland Hills, California, was a former football player at Calabasas High School. "Many blocks away", J...More..

Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts Remembered at Funeral
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Iowa College Student Mollie Tibbetts Remembered at Funeral

The rhetoric has spilled over from political pundits to social media where, in addition to heated discussions, multiple memes have been circulating blaming immigration laws for Tibbetts' death. Rob Tibbetts u...More..

It’s back: That yellow haze in the sky is wildfire smoke
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

It’s back: That yellow haze in the sky is wildfire smoke

Residents are encouraged to reduce air pollution every day by rethinking their commute and avoiding driving alone, choosing electric lawn and garden equipment over gas powered and not using lighter fluid on bar...More..

Nicky Verstappen murder: Suspect Jos Brech arrested in Spain
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Nicky Verstappen murder: Suspect Jos Brech arrested in Spain

In 2013, a Dutch prosecutor ordered two new DNA sampling investigations: the voluntary sampling of Dutchmen based on familial profiling, and the obligatory sampling of 1500 men of special interest to the case. ...More..

Iran, Syria Sign Deal On Military Cooperation
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Iran, Syria Sign Deal On Military Cooperation

Minister Ayoub also championed the two countries' special relationship, saying that "Syrian-Iranian relations are a model for bilateral ties between independent and sovereign nations". U.S. national security ad...More..

John McCain has died following brain cancer
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

John McCain has died following brain cancer

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. President Donald Trump on Sunday reportedly decided against releasing an official statement praising Sen. Hollywood Life said...More..

Chicago fire kills 8 in apartment building, including 6 children
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Chicago fire kills 8 in apartment building, including 6 children

A teen and a young adult were transported to Stroger Hospital, where they were in very critical condition, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Larry Merritt said. At some point during the night, at least two bu...More..

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to prison in Iran
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe returns to prison in Iran

She returned to jail earlier, Richard Ratcliffe said in a statement. She was travelling to Iran to introduce her young daughter Gabriella to her family when she was arrested, charged and convicted of espion...More..

Fire kills 19 at resort hotel in China's northeast
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Fire kills 19 at resort hotel in China's northeast

Beilong Hot Springs Hotel is just a mile away from the finish line. Firefighters found 16 people dead and three more died at a hospital , where another 18 were treated for injuries. But the country still s...More..

Schedule Announced for Events Remembering John McCain
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Schedule Announced for Events Remembering John McCain

He was elected to the Senate from Arizona six times but twice thwarted in seeking the presidency. He was one of just three Republican senators to vote against - and thus defeat - a Trump-backed effort to repe...More..

After UN report on Rohingya, Facebook bans leader of Myanmar's armed forces
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

After UN report on Rohingya, Facebook bans leader of Myanmar's armed forces

The United Nations and Washington have labelled the campaign "ethnic cleansing", after some 700,000 Rohingya fled Rakhine to Bangladesh, bringing with them testimonies of rape, arson and indiscriminate killings...More..

Church official urges Pope to resign over abuse cover-up
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Church official urges Pope to resign over abuse cover-up

Francis said the 11-page text by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, which reads in part like a homophobic attack on Francis and his allies, "speaks for itself" and that he wouldn't comment on it. Vigano, who was p...More..

Money and loyalty were the glue that bound Trump and Cohen
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Money and loyalty were the glue that bound Trump and Cohen

Prosecutors reached a similar immunity deal with David Pecker , the publisher of National Enquirer magazine, the Journal reported Thursday. Chief Executive Officer David Pecker met with prosecutors to ...More..

Russian Federation accuses Syrian rebels of preparing Idlib chemical attack
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Russian Federation accuses Syrian rebels of preparing Idlib chemical attack

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold a meeting with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on August 24 in Moscow , Turkish media reported. Russian stuck by its ally Syria and angrily insisted ...More..

Police search for motive in mass shooting at Florida video game tournament
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Police search for motive in mass shooting at Florida video game tournament

One person is being treated for a minor injury at Baptist Medical Center, spokesperson Cindy Hamilton said. The victims ranged in age from 20 to 35 years old. Malik Brunson said he was at a nearby Hooters resta...More..

Crunch time for Afghan Isis after leader is killed in strike
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Crunch time for Afghan Isis after leader is killed in strike

However, the group's weapons cache was also destroyed in the airstrike, officials said. Abu Sayed, the previous leader of Islamic State in Afghanistan, died in a USA strike on the group's headquarters in Kuna...More..

Australian foreign minister resigns as new prime minister announces 'peace-making cabinet'
by | Monday, August 27, 2018

Australian foreign minister resigns as new prime minister announces 'peace-making cabinet'

In a wide-ranging talk, the former prime minister reiterated his calls for a cut to immigration and gave US President Donald Trump the tick of approval. She received only 11 votes in the first round, including ...More..