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CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) – Twelve Thai boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand will be discharged from hospital next week, health minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn said on Saturday. The last group of the 12-member “Wild Boars” soccer team and their coach was brought out of the Tham Luang cave, near the border with […]

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Asia’s richest person

NEW YORK (Bloomberg) – Mukesh Ambani overtook Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma to become Asia’s richest person as he positions Reliance Industries to disrupt the e-commerce space in India. The chairman of India’s refining-to-telecoms conglomerate, Ambani was estimated to be worth US$44.3 billion (S$60.5 billion) on Friday with Reliance Industries rising 1.6 per cent to […]

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US indicts Russian spies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury on Friday charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed US accusation yet that Moscow meddled in the presidential election to help Republican Donald Trump. The indictment, which alleges a wide-ranging conspiracy involving sophisticated hacking and staged releases of documents, […]

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‘Vaping’ pilot behind  China plane drop

SHANGHAI (AFP) – An Air China jet made a rapid emergency descent after a co-pilot mistakenly turned off air-conditioning systems in a bid to conceal his e-cigarette smoke, Chinese media quoted the country’s civil aviation authority as saying on Friday. The incident, which resulted in the deployment of passenger oxygen masks, occurred on Tuesday on […]

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Over 100 die in  Pakistan blasts

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) – Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate. In the southwestern province of Baluchistan, a suicide bomber killed 128 people Friday, including a politician running for a provincial legislature. […]

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Porn star charges dropped

Charges were dropped against adult film star Stormy Daniels on Thursday after an Ohio strip club arrest that her lawyer slammed as a “politically motivated” setup against the woman suing President Donald Trump. Daniels, 39, was apprehended without incident during a performance late Wednesday at the Sirens club in Columbus, Ohio after officers accused her […]

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