Twitter says official accounts of Facebook, Messenger hacked

Twitter has confirmed that the official Twitter accounts of social media giant Facebook Inc and its Messenger platform were hacked. A Twitter spokesperson said in an emailed statement that the accounts were hacked through a third-party platform. “As soon as

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India extends detention of prominent Kashmiri political leaders

SRINAGAR: India has extended the detention of four political leaders in Kashmir and a prominent lawyer who have been held since August to quell dissent after the federal government stripped the region of its autonomy, officials and a lawyer said

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Unpaid bills, empty homes: Families of Iran plane crash victims still mourning

TORONTO: Grief-stricken relatives of passengers killed aboard an airliner shot down by Iran over Tehran last month are grappling in Canada with the daily challenges of long-distance funeral arrangements, empty homes, cars left in driveways and unpaid bills. Iran admitted

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Sanders and Buttigieg face attacks at Democratic presidential debate

MANCHESTER, N.H: Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg, the top finishers in Iowa’s first nominating contest, faced a barrage of criticism yesterday from rivals who said they did not have what it takes to lead the party to

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Coronavirus set to overtake SARS, more than 700 now dead in China

BEIJING: The new coronavirus epidemic in mainland China is almost certain to become more deadly than SARS today as the death toll passed 700, health experts warned of mask shortages and more cases were confirmed on a quarantined Japanese cruise

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Trump strikes back, ousts White House staff who testified against him

The Trump administration has removed Army Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman from his position as the White House’s top Ukraine expert after he provided damaging testimony about President Donald Trump during the impeachment process, Vindman’s lawyer said. Vindman was escorted out

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Three die in four-vehicle collision in Kluang

JOHOR BAHRU: Three people were killed while three others were injured in a crash involving four vehicles at KM42 Jalan Kluang Barat-Mersing in Kluang, last night. In the 9.20 pm incident, two victims were identified as Indonesian citizens, Jambong, 63,

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MARGMA sees nearly 20% surge in Malaysia’s glove exports in 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s rubber glove exports are likely to surge nearly 20% to 230 billion pieces in 2020, up from 192 billion pieces last year, as the world rolls up its sleeves to fight against the deadly novel coronavirus 2019

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Unemployment rate drops to 3.2% in fourth quarter 2019

PUTRAJAYA: The unemployment rate dropped to 3.2% in the fourth quarter of 2019 compared to 3.3% in the previous quarter, according to the Malaysia Labour Force Survey Report, Fourth Quarter 2019. Chief Statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd Uzir Mahidin said

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Arrow pierces student’s face during archery training

GURUN: A Form Four boy in Gurun, Kedah went through a horrific experience when an arrow pierced through the left side of his face in a freak incident yesterday evening. The arrow was accidentally fired by a friend during archery

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