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Three dead in murder-suicide at US school

A man walked into a school in southern California Monday and shot dead his estranged wife in front of her students, killing an eight-year-old boy in the crossfire before turning his gun on himself.


Global smoking deaths up by 5% since 1990

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researchers reported Thursday.


Record amount of renewable capacity added in 2016

The world added a record 138.5 gigawatts of renewable power capacity in 2016 despite a 23 percent drop in investment, reflecting the falling cost of clean energy, the UN announced Thursday.


Chile desert combed for clues to life on Mars

Chile's Atacama desert may seem to contain little besides red-grey rocks and sand -- but scientists are busy searching here for clues to life in a place it much resembles: Mars.


Early adjournment not due to politics: Pandikar

Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia today denied that he had adjourned the debate on the Private Member's Bill to amend the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act 2016 (RUU355) yesterday because of political agenda or pressure received from any party.


Wave of violence rocks restive Thai south

Nearly two dozen bomb and arson attacks erupted across Thailand's insurgency-torn south shortly after midnight, the army said Friday, causing widespread blackouts but no casualties in the Muslim-majority region.


Forum on equity investment strategies, trends

The "Malaysian Stock Market Investment Strategies and Trends" forum will feature influential individuals in the investment industry sharing their incisive views on macroscopic economy, financing and investment issues.


Shabudin mulls legal actions against media

Shabudin Yahaya says he does not rule out the possibility of taking legal actions against the reporters and media companies involved in the "rapist marrying victim" reports.


Some 100 children among 311 killed in Colombia mudslide

Some 100 children were among the 311 people killed in the giant mudslide that slammed into the southern Colombian town of Mocoa last week, the government said Thursday.


Sarawak Customs relocates disposed chicken wings

The Royal Malaysian Customs Department in Sarawak dug out imported frozen chicken wings disposed on a piece of land in Jalan Teluk Engkalat near Bukit Aup here today, to relocate them at the Kemuyang landfill site.


 

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