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Malaysia has $360 billion in debt. The Government is trying to crowdfund it.

When Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad unexpectedly won his bid for office in May, he pledged to do his best to find money that went missing in a massive corruption scandal under his predecessor. Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been accused of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars from a state fund known as 1MDB. Mahathir‘s other priority was […]

Packers‘ Matthews hit in face by line drive in charity game

GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was hit in the face with a line drive during a charity softball game. Matthews was pitching during Saturday‘s game when offensive lineman Lucas Patrick hit the ball directly into Matthews‘ face, knocking him to the ground. The Green Bay Press Gazette reports Matthews got up, covered his face […]

With Ebola at a ‘critical point‘ in Congo, aid groups scramble to limit the outbreak

The two brothers of Adalbert Wanza made a 270km round trip voyage on foot, boat and motorcycle through Congo‘s dense rain forest to bring him, and ultimately the rest of the world, grave news. A visitor had died while in their home village, Ikoko-Impenge. A local priest buried him with ritual honours, including giving the corpse its last food and […]

London Bridge attack police hero is fit to walk again one year on

A police officer seriously injured fighting off the London Bridge attackers has revealed he is able to walk by himself again and hopes to return to work next month. One year on from the atrocity, which left eight innocent people dead and saw the terror trio killed by police on a busy Saturday night in central London, Wayne Marques thanked […]

Remains of 8 veterans, long unclaimed, buried in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The remains of eight U.S. military veterans stored for years in the basement of a county courthouse in the Texas Panhandle have been interred as part of a formal ceremony in San Antonio. The servicemen were buried Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery after their cremated remains had been escorted more than 500 miles (805 […]

Busboy Juan Romero reveals Robert F Kennedy‘s final words 50 years after his death

Juan Romero is 67 now but he still struggles to talk about the moment Robert F Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in California 50 years ago. Romero was a 17-year-old busboy when he shook hands with the then senator, reports . Juan Romero. Photo / Getty Images facebook twitter email linkedin google-plus whatsapp pinterest reddit “I remember extending […]

Donald Trump says he might pardon Martha Stewart, who was jailed by James Comey

US President Donald Trump told reporters on Thursday that he could add two more names to his presidential clemency list: lifestyle guru Martha Stewart and former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich. Stewart was pictured in the direction of a poster of his face last year – but a Trump pardon would give the president the chance to make the same gesture […]