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World 27 Jun 2019 | 9:20 PM

Attorneys ask court to intervene against U.S. over migrant kids' detention conditions

SAN FRANCISCO/CLINT, Texas (Reuters) - A 17-year-old Honduran migrant described babies sleeping on a cold floor. A teen mother said her sick baby was unable to open her eyes but no one responded to her pleas for help for two days. Another teenager took charge of a 5-year-old stranger because the child was very upset and had no one else after being separated from her father.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 8:39 PM

U.S. House passes Senate emergency border aid bill, sends to Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a Senate-passed bill providing $4.6 billion to address a surge of migrants at the U.S. border with Mexico, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature after Democrats abandoned efforts to add additional migrant protections.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 6:33 PM

Ex-Trump aide Manafort pleads not guilty to New York charges

(Reuters) - Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, who was convicted of numerous federal crimes last year, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to residential mortgage fraud and other New York state charges, setting the stage for a showdown over whether the new charges amount to double jeopardy.

Nation 27 Jun 2019 | 12:43 PM

Dzulkefly: Compounds for lighting up at eateries to start on Jan 1

SERDANG: The smoking ban at open-air eateries will be strictly enforced from Jan 1 next year and compounds will be issued to those flouting the law, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 10:00 AM

As migrants languish in border facilities, U.S. Congress struggles to finalise emergency aid

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Congress and the White House were attempting to broker a deal over how to spend emergency aid to address the migrant surge as lawmakers, private companies and presidential candidates raised alarms about immigrants facing dangerous conditions along the U.S.-Mexico border.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

'I told him not to' go, mother of drowned Salvadoran migrant laments

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - The mother of a Salvadoran man who drowned with his young daughter while trying to reach U.S. soil, becoming a global symbol of the perils of migration, said she had urged her son not to leave, fearing danger would meet him on the long journey north.

TECH 27 Jun 2019 | 5:03 AM

US manufacturing veterans launch ‘microfactories’ to assemble electronics

Bright Machines, a startup founded by a group of software and manufacturing executives, on June 20 released its latest "microfactories" designed to automate the assembly of electronics.

World 27 Jun 2019 | 4:21 AM

U.S. Senate passes border aid bill, sends it to House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a $4.6 billion (3.62 billion pounds) bill to address the migrant surge at the border with Mexico, setting up a negotiation with the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump over the funds and how they should be spent.

Nation 27 Jun 2019 | 3:07 AM

Have consistent policies and attract investors, Johor Sultan tells state govt

JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar wants the state government to formulate consistent policies and to attract long-term investors into the state.

AseanPlus News 27 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

Teaching kids about sex education

BANGKOK: A Thai model who has spoken out about sexual harassment said she will publish a series of children’s books to teach young people about sex in a country where sexual abuse is rarely discussed and teenage pregnancies have rocketed.