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Trump taps son-in-law to head bureaucracy overhaul: Report

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has tapped son-in-law Jared Kushner to lead a new White House office, that aims to apply ideas from the business world to help streamline the government, the Washington Post reported Sunday (Mar 26). The White House Office of Innovation is to be unveiled Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the… Read More »

US mass murderer Manson too weak to undergo surgery: Report

LOS ANGELES: US mass murderer Charles Manson, who was rushed to hospital earlier this week, is suffering from intestinal bleeding but is too weak to undergo surgery, media reports said on Friday. The 82-year-old, who is serving nine life sentences for the 1969 grisly killing of seven people, including pregnant actress Sharon Tate, was reportedly… Read More »

Kvitova faces around 6 months away from competition: Report

PRAGUE: Two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova will not be able to play competitive tennis for around six months, a Czech news website said, citing the surgeon who operated on Kvitova’s playing hand after it was injured in a knife-attack. “When we talk about (competitive) pressure on the hand, we are talking about a period of… Read More »

South Africa's Zuma files court application to block influence peddling report

JOHANNESBURG: South African President Jacob Zuma has asked the High Court to set aside an anti-corruption watchdog report that called for a judicial inquiry into alleged influence-peddling in his government, his office said on Saturday. The watchdog’s report, released on Nov. 2, focused on allegations that businessman brothers Ajay, Atul and Rajesh Gupta had influenced… Read More »

Report of shooting with multiple victims near Trump protest: Seattle Police

SEATTLE: Seattle police said on Twitter on Wednesday night (Nov 9) that they were investigating a report of a shooting with “multiple victims” near the scene of protests over the surprise victory of Republican Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election. The Seattle Fire Department said on Twitter that crews were treating five patients with gunshot… Read More »

Riots erupt in Congo opposition stronghold -report

DAKAR: Protesters calling for Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila to resign and hold elections burned tires on Friday in the streets of the opposition stronghold of Lubumbashi, and police fired tear gas to disperse them, U.N.-backed Radio Okapi reported. The radio station reported that police had tried to break up the evening demonstration… Read More »

'Lack of options' force four million to flee from one conflict to another – report

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – For Ahmad al-Rashid, fleeing from his home in Aleppo, northern Syria, to Iraq in 2013 was the safest choice he had. But after two years as an aid worker there, and watching the situation deteriorate, al-Rashid decided to leave for Britain. ” itself was in a crisis, it got worse… Read More »

Report details horror, heroism during San Bernardino shooting

REUTERS: A report into last year’s shooting rampage by a husband and wife in San Bernardino, California, reveals how three county workers battled to stop the shooters as they sprayed bullets into a conference room full of their colleagues. The report released on Friday describes the carnage found by rescue workers after Syed Rizwan Farook… Read More »

S Korea's swim team manager quits over hidden camera scandal: Report

SEOUL: The manager of South Korea’s national swimming team has resigned as an investigation continues into a scandal involving the alleged installation of hidden cameras in the female dressing room of a swimming pool, the national federation said on Wednesday (Aug 31). “As manager that leads the team, I deeply feel responsible that such (a)… Read More »