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EVERETT, Wash. | Nathan Chen tops men’s short program at Skate America

EVERETT, Wash. — Nathan Chen is picking up right where he left off last year. The 19-year old American star topped the men’s short program with room to spare on Friday night at the opening session of Skate America. Chen, who won gold at last year’s World Championships and was fifth in the 2018 Olympics, … Continue reading EVERETT, Wash. | Nathan Chen tops men’s short program at Skate America

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Feeling ‘vindicated,’ Malaysia’s Anwar takes lawmaker oath

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim said he felt “vindicated” after taking his oath as a lawmaker Monday, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge that critics said was politically motivated. The swearing-in ceremony in parliament followed Anwar’s landslide win in a … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Feeling ‘vindicated,’ Malaysia’s Anwar takes lawmaker oath

PORT DICKSON, Malaysia | Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

PORT DICKSON, Malaysia— Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory on Saturday in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Anwar was designated as Mahathir’s successor after the two men set aside a bitter feud and … Continue reading PORT DICKSON, Malaysia | Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia— Malaysia’s new government said it will abolish the death penalty for all crimes and halt all pending executions, a rare move against capital punishment in Asia that human rights groups hailed Thursday as a major advance. More than 1,200 people are on death row in Malaysia, which mandates hanging as punishment for … Continue reading KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia | Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

5 High-Culture Low-Cost Beach Towns to Retire In—Internationalliving.com

  BALTIMORE/ OCTOBER 09, 2018 (STL.News) “Living in a beach town and enjoying the sun and sand—that can go hand-in-hand with the benefits of sophisticated big-city living. Look at Miami or at Los Angeles, for instance. But those U.S. cities are expensive,” says Jennifer Stevens, Executive Editor, International Living. “By contrast, retirees can enjoy all … Continue reading 5 High-Culture Low-Cost Beach Towns to Retire In—Internationalliving.com

PORT DICKSON, Malaysia | Malaysian PM rallies for successor and former foe Anwar

PORT DICKSON, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has campaigned for his designated successor and former foe Anwar Ibrahim, urging voters to support Anwar’s return to active politics. Mahathir’s appearance at a political rally Monday night marked the first time in two decades that the two leaders shared the same stage after setting aside … Continue reading PORT DICKSON, Malaysia | Malaysian PM rallies for successor and former foe Anwar