British Airways Cancels Most Flights From London

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LONDON, May 27 – British Airways has canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travellers. The airline says it has suffered a “major IT systems failure”. BA says terminals at Heathrow and Gatwick have become extremely congested and it is cancelling all

10 Including Two OCPDs Released On MACC Bail

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PUTRAJAYA, May 27 – Ten individuals including two district police chiefs who were remanded to assist in corruption cases involving the collection of money from illegal gambling centre and massage parlour operators around Malacca were released on Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) bail. The police personnel included two district police chiefs serving

Floods, Landslides Kill 100 In Sri Lanka

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COLOMBO, May 27 – Flooding and landslides killed at least 100 people and left another 102 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in Friday, dumping record rainfall in many parts of the island, authorities said.The official Disaster Management Centre (DMC) reported that over 60,000 people were driven out of

Snap Said To Leverage Discounts To Drive Growth

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After a painful first-quarter miss, Snap, the parent company of the popular social app Snapchat, is looking to avoid the same fate in the second. According to Digiday, Snap is working to drive new and increased business ahead of the end of its second quarter. To do so, the company is said to

Indian Aid Arrives As Sri Lanka Monsoon Toll Hits 100

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COLOMBO, May 27 – Indian medical teams and emergency relief arrived in Sri Lanka Saturday as the monsoon-related death toll reached 100 and authorities warned of more flooding in low-lying areas. A ship carrying medical supplies docked in Colombo, sent by India to help deal with the worst flooding in the island’s

Trump Says N. Korea Problem ‘Will Be Solved’

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TAORMINA, May 26 – US President Donald Trump said Friday the “problem” of an increasingly belligerent North Korea would be “solved”, as he met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe just before the start of the G7 summit. “It’s a big problem, it’s a world problem,” he said in the Sicilian town of

UK Police Make New Arrest In Concert Bombing Investigation

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MANCHESTER, May 26 – British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing made a new arrest Friday while continuing to search addresses associated with the attacker who killed 22 people. Seven other men are in custody in connection with Monday’s blast, all are being held on suspicion of offenses violating the Terrorism Act.

Lim Meng Seah Is New Miri Police Chief

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MIRI, May 26 – Former Bukit Aman (federal police) Criminal Investigation Department Special Task Force On Organised Crime (STAFOC) assistant director I (Intelligence), ACP Lim Meng Seah has been appointed as the new Miri police chief. Lim, 54, from Taiping, Perak, is taking over from ACP Khoo Leng Huat who goes on

Trump Travel Ban Showdown Headed For Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON, May 26 – Donald Trump’s administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban “drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination”. Citing the president’s duty to protect the country from terrorism, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Thursday that the Justice Department

Rohani: 61% Of Sexual Crime Victims Are Children

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KUALA LUMPUR, May 26 – As many as 61% of the 12,926 sexual crime cases reported over the past three years involved children, said Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim. She said this situation was serious as the children would grow up with negative psychological effects. “The

Election Campaign Resumes After Manchester Attack

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MANCHESTER, May 26 – Britain’s politicians resume campaigning in earnest on Friday with national security in the spotlight, as police scramble to bust a Libya-linked jihadist network thought to be behind the Manchester terror attack. Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had suspended campaigning after Monday’s bombing at a

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