2 women caned for ‘attempting lesbian sex’ in Malaysia
A witness to the caning, Thilaga Sulathireh of the group Justice for Sisters , blasted the punishment as torture. Malaysia is seen as a moderate and stable Muslim-majority country, but Islamic conservatism is on the rise.
Donald Trump Nixes Scheduled Pay Raises for Civilian Federal Employees
Trump has touted the military pay bump, which was authorized by a giant $716 billion defense bill he signed earlier this month. Trump's decision does not affect pay for military personnel; instead, US troops are due a 2.6 percent pay increase next year.
Obama, Bush _ not Trump _ give McCain presidential farewell
Bush (who beat out McCain in the race for the 2000 Republican presidential nomination). "He called on us to be better than that". Cindy McCain tweeted a photo of the extended McCain family shortly after the Washington, D.C., memorial service for Sen.
Rodgers signs record extension with the Packers
Although it seems the Packers have front-loaded his new deal, being the highest-paid player ever comes with lofty expectations. Especially one where the Chiefs dealt away one of the league's biggest stars, Marcus Peters.
Wawrinka, Murray back with a bang
Marton and I were in ice baths next to each other. "For the first three sets, it was a survival mode for both of us". And Taylor Fritz scored his first five set victory, and he did it by coming from two sets down against Mischa Zverev.
Google Pixel Watch delayed as Google focuses on Wear OS
What good we see in this device is the absence of the weird notch at the top, which we will get to see in the Pixel 3 XL. They're expected to be launched sometime in October alongside new Google Home speakers and possibly a new Pixelbook.
Seeded Simona Halep makes history with first-round US Open loss
World No. 44 Kanepi was a quarter-finalist in Flushing Meadows previous year , but her form has been unremarkable this season. Halep, however, has already secured her rank through the tournament, so she will remain No. 1.
Sacha Baron Cohen's sit-down with O.J. Simpson is painfully awkward
In a promotional video from Showtime released Sunday, Simpson appeared for a conversation with one of Cohen's characters. People doubted him, but in the first season of his new TV show, Sacha Baron Cohen brought the fire week after week.
Canada's Freeland to travel to Washington Tuesday for NAFTA
While the trade news caused stocks to break 8,000 for the first time ever, economic optimism has been high for quite some time . This agreement would make it harder for theft of intellectual property - everything from digital music to biologic drugs.
US Charges Associate of Indicted Russian With Lobbying Violation
He faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the felony charge and has agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. The charges against Patten were filed by the USA attorney's office in Washington rather than by Mueller.