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Nation 07 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Stunning plot twists to CEO’s death

SHAH ALAM: The plot has thickened as the police step up investigations into the death of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan.

World 06 Sep 2018 | 11:45 PM

U.S. Supreme Court nominee steers clear of Trump criticism

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stressed on Thursday that he believes the judiciary has broad authority to check the power of the White House, but refused to criticise the man who selected him, President Donald Trump.

Tennis 06 Sep 2018 | 11:39 PM

Rising star Osaka has bright future to lead sport

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. Open that began by celebrating a 50th anniversary could end with Serena Williams snatching a record equalling 24th Grand Slam title but it may well be remembered as Naomi Osaka's coming out party.

World 06 Sep 2018 | 11:32 PM

Turkey offers cash, promises passports to families of Syria rebels killed in Afrin

AL-BAB, Syria (Reuters) - Turkey is compensating the families of Syrian rebels who died fighting in support of its offensive in Syria's Afrin, promising them citizenship and a house in Turkey, a rebel commander and families said.

World 06 Sep 2018 | 10:27 PM

Romania government picks little-known Florea for chief anti-corruption role

BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's justice minister nominated a little-known regional official, Adina Florea, for the post of national anti-corruption prosecutor on Thursday, following the controversial removal of Laura Codruta Kovesi from the post in July.

Athletics 06 Sep 2018 | 9:06 PM

Athletics - Kenyan officials cleared of extortion charges

LONDON (Reuters) - Former senior Kenyan athletics official David Okeyo, who was last week banned from the sport for life for siphoning sponsorship funds, has been cleared a extorting money from athletes in exchange for lighter sentences in doping cases.

World 06 Sep 2018 | 7:59 PM

Brazil's jailed Lula set to give up run for presidency - sources

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is expected to give up his bid to run in next month's presidential election after a Supreme Court judge on Thursday rejected his latest appeal, three party sources said.

World 06 Sep 2018 | 7:31 PM

Senior Trump official describes resistance inside administration - New York Times Op-Ed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Many senior officials in President Donald Trump's administration have been working from within to frustrate parts of his agenda to protect the country from his worst impulses, an anonymous Trump official wrote in the New York Times on Wednesday.

World 06 Sep 2018 | 7:26 PM

Exceptional no more? Merkel's Bavarian allies face watershed moment

ABENSBERG, Germany (Reuters) - For decades the conservative Christian Social Union has run the state of Bavaria - famous for BMWs, beer festivals and the Bayern Munich soccer club - as it sees fit, ignoring the vagaries of German national politics.

Football 06 Sep 2018 | 5:52 PM

Japan cancel friendly with Chile after earthquake

(Reuters) - Japan have cancelled Friday's international friendly with Chile scheduled to be played at the Sapporo Dome after a powerful earthquake struck the northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, the country's soccer federation said.