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Podium no place for protests, says U.S. gold medallist

LIMA (Reuters) - The Pan Am Games medal podium is no place for politics, United States softball gold medallist Monica Abbott said on Sunday after two of her team mates used award ceremonies to stage protests.

Security industry group concerned over talk that govt will stop managing security at schools

PETALING JAYA: The Security Industry Association of Malaysia (PIKM) is concerned over talk that the government will stop managing security services at schools and pass the task to the schools instead.

Argentine waste pickers find livelihood, community in mountain of trash

JOSE LEON SUAREZ, Argentina (Reuters) - Lorena Pastoriza, 45, is one of hundreds of informal waste pickers sifting thousand tonnes of trash per day in the poor neighbourhood of José Leَn Suلrez in Argentina, making ends meet by organising the rubbish left behind by others.

Trump, justices pay respects to late U.S. jurist Stevens

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, members of the U.S. Supreme Court and others paid their respects on Monday to liberal Justice John Paul Stevens, who died last week, as his body lay in repose in the courthouse's stately great hall.

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) - A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel.

Indicinelive! comedy series returns with a parade of parodies and sketches

Indicinelive! returns with a brand new show that’s ready to make you laugh and think, offering a cautionary look at matters that affect Malaysians the most.

Von der Leyen cracks EU parliament nut, national leaders will prove tougher

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ursula von der Leyen had to dangle a range of promises on migration, taxes, climate change and the rule of law to secure even a wafer-thin margin of support in the European Parliament to become the EU's first female chief executive.

Von der Leyen pledges social and climate reforms ahead of crunch EU vote

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's nominee to head its executive Commission proffered economic, environmental and social reforms in a bid for support from a lukewarm EU parliament in a confirmation vote taking place on Tuesday.