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  • At least three dead in shooting inside suburban Denver Walmart

    November 2, 2017 5:15 AM 41

    THORNTON, Colorado: At least three people were killed in a shooting inside a Walmart store on Wednesday (Nov 1) in suburban Denver, where police said they had not yet taken anyone into custody. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire

  • App developer access to iPhone X face data spooks some privacy experts

    November 2, 2017 5:10 AM 40

    SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc won accolades from privacy experts in September for assuring that facial data used to unlock its new iPhone X would be securely stored on the phone itself. But Apple's privacy promises do not extend to the thousands of app developers who will gain access to facial data in order to build entertainment features for iPhone X customers

  • 3 women arrested in police raid at suspected HDB 'brothel' in Jurong

    November 2, 2017 4:49 AM 79

    Three women were arrested in a flat at Block 664C Jurong West Street 64 that was suspected to be used as a brothel during police raid on Oct 31 at 3.03pm. Condoms and lubricants were seized from the four-room flat. Other items found in the home included two mattresses and a clothes rack with more than 30 towels hanging out to dry, reported Shin Min Daily

  • Manus Island refugees 'dig for water' in Australia camp

    November 2, 2017 4:25 AM 65

    Asylum seekers who are refusing to leave an Australian detention centre in Papua New Guinea say they are digging into the ground to find water, two days after the camp officially closed. About 600 men at the centre on Manus Island do not want to leave, saying they fear being attacked outside. Meanwhile, New Zealand has reiterated its offer to accept

  • Australia has stranded hundreds of refugees on a remote island

    November 2, 2017 3:46 AM 45

    For four years, Australia has detained hundreds of refugees on a remote island belonging to Papua New Guinea. From the start, those refugees, who had attempted to reach Australia illegally by boat from all over the world, protested the detention center's terrible conditions. They clamored for the center's closing, and many in Australia took to the streets

  • More than 600 refugees refuse to leave closed Australian immigration camp in Papua New Guinea

    November 2, 2017 3:46 AM 37

    The camp inside a Manus Island navy base was declared closed Tuesday afternoon and the men are without power and many of their toilets. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—The 606 men refusing to leave an Australian immigration camp in Papua New Guinea were without power and many of their toilets on Wednesday as reports emerged saying one of them had resorted to harming

  • These Are the Ads Russia Bought on Facebook in 2016

    November 2, 2017 3:45 AM 65

    to date for a sample of the Facebook ads and pages that were linked by a trail of ruble payments to a Russian company with Kremlin ties. “America, we have a problem,” said Representative Jackie Speier, a California Democrat who sits on the House committee. “We basically have the brightest minds of our tech community here and Russia was able to weaponize

  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi makes visit to crisis-hit northern Rakhine

    November 2, 2017 3:39 AM 37

    YANGON: Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived on her first visit to conflict-battered northern Rakhine State on Thursday (Nov 2), an official said, an unannounced trip to an area that has seen most of its Rohingya Muslim population forced out by an army campaign. Suu Kyi, a nobel laureate who leads Myanmar's pro-democracy party, has been hammered

  • Two killed, one injured in shooting at Colorado Walmart: Police

    November 2, 2017 3:18 AM 49

    DENVER — At least two people were killed and one wounded in a shooting inside a Walmart store in suburban Denver on Wednesday (Nov 1), the police said. Police in Thornton, Colorado, did not immediately release any information about the circumstances of the shooting or who was responsible for the gunfire. In a Twitter post about 90 minutes after the shooting

  • SIA's new A-380s to offer better seats and carry more economy, premium economy passengers

    November 2, 2017 2:30 AM 41

    SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has revealed - as it unveiled new seats and other in-flight products as part of a US$850 million (S$1.16 billion) investment - that its Airbus 380s will carry more economy and premium economy passengers than they do now. This, though, will not be at the expense of customer comfort and convenience, the airline said. The first