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Motherly instinct led woman to look for missing boys

KUALA TERENGGANU: It was Kak Ros’ motherly instinct that moved her to search for the two “missing” children after her husband spotted them walking past their house.

UK, Finland-born economists win 2016 Nobel Prize for Economics

STOCKHOLM/CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) - British-born Oliver Hart and Finland's Bengt Holmstrom won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday for work that addresses a host of questions from how best to reward executives to whether schools and prisons should be privately owned.

US top court to hear Apple-Samsung feud over iPhone designs

After five years of litigation, the US Supreme Court will hear arguments in the bitter patent dispute between the world's two top smartphone manufacturers over the amount Samsung should pay Apple for copying the iPhone's distinctive look.

Most Afghan women serve sentences in elders' homes, not prisons

SHARANA, Afghanistan (Reuters) - When 18-year-old Fawzia was convicted of elopement and adultery, a local Afghan court in the southeastern province of Paktika sentenced her to jail.

I knew he would go far, says Penang-born mayor's brother

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Who would have thought that a former journalist from Penang could become mayor of a New Zealand district?

Focus shifts to recovery and flooding with Hurricane Matthew heading to sea

LUMBERTON, N.C. (Reuters) - Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days.

Pupil gets stuck in school drain while retrieving pocket money

KLANG: A Year Two pupil found himself stuck in a 40cm-deep drain at his school here for about 20 minutes after he tried to retrieve his pocket money that had fallen into it.

Three killed in Burundi as toll from political violence rises

NAIROBI (Reuters) - A ruling party official and two others were killed in a bar in southern Burundi, an official said on Tuesday, as the toll from 18 months of political violence grows.

Body-building site - Shi the labourer swings to China online fame

BEIJING (Reuters) - On most construction sites, lunch would be a welcome break to rest and refuel. Not for Shi Shenwei.

Girls worldwide take over as ministers, CEOs in campaign to push for equality

JAKARTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Teenage girls across the world became government ministers, mayors and chief executives for a day on Tuesday in a global campaign to push for greater gender equality.

Life Inspired has a chic new look

2020 is all about change, and Life Inspired did just that with a fresh makeover!

This month, we speak to 3 female icons about empowerment and more - read it for FREE this week.