Malaysia pursues recovery of nearly $1billion disbursed by former 1MDB subsidiary

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Malaysia is pursuing civil action to recover about 4 billion ringgit (an equivalent of $954.65 million) of funds disbursed by a former subsidiary of 1MDB, a now-defunct state fund under investigation for money laundering, the finance minister said on Wednesday. It is the latest action by Malaysian authorities seeking to recover billions of dollars allegedly… Read More Malaysia pursues recovery of nearly $1billion disbursed by former 1MDB subsidiary

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill following months of protests

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Wednesday withdrew an extradition bill that triggered months of often violent protests so the Chinese-ruled city can move forward from a “highly vulnerable and dangerous” place and find solutions. Her televised announcement came following reports on Friday and Monday revealing that Beijing had thwarted an earlier proposal from Lam… Read More Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill following months of protests

South African businesses shut stores in Nigeria in fear of reprisal xenophobic attacks

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Hurricane Dorian lashes Bahamas, heads towards Florida

Hurricane Dorian, the second-strongest Atlantic storm on record, pounded the Bahamian islands of Great Abaco and Grand Bahama on Sunday night and was forecast to move dangerously close to Florida in the next two days, U.S. forecasters said. Hazards for the Abaco Islands included storm surges 18 to 23 feet (5.5 to 7 metres) above… Turquoise Western Saddle Pad Horse Felt Wool Blanket Double Barrel Fleece

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A gunman who went on the rampage with an AR-type rifle in West Texas killed seven people and wounded 22 others, including a toddler who was shot in the face, before he was killed by police, authorities said on Sunday. Police said the second mass shooting in Texas in four weeks began on Saturday afternoon… Read More Seven dead, twenty-two injured following mass shooting in West Texas

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Alphabet Inc’s Google will spend up to $200 million to settle a Federal Trade Commission investigation into YouTube’s alleged violation of a children’s privacy law, a person briefed on the matter said. Politico reported the settlement is expected to be between $150 million and $200 million. The settlement is set to be announced next week… Read More Google to pay up to $200million in settlement to FTC over YouTube privacy case

Hurricane Dorian forecasted to strengthen to Category 4 as it heads towards Florida

Hurricane Dorian is forecast to strengthen and become a highly dangerous Category 4 hurricane on Sunday, threatening the Atlantic coast of central and south Florida where authorities canceled some commercial flights on Thursday and planned precautions at rocket launch sites along the Space Coast. Spurred on by warm late-summer waters, Dorian is predicted to pack… Read More Hurricane Dorian forecasted to strengthen to Category 4 as it heads towards Florida