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Fugitive Malaysian Moneyman, Jho Low, Is Charged With Money Laundering

[ad_1] KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The fugitive Malaysian financier Jho Low, a prime suspect in the theft of billions of dollars from the government, was charged Friday with eight counts of laundering money, much of it reportedly used to purchase a $250 million yacht.The Malaysian police issued arrest warrants for Mr. Low and his father, Low Hock Peng, who was charged with one count of money laundering.The warrants are a

Chelsea news: Former boss Rafa Benitez tips Blues for Premier League push | Football | Sport

[ad_1] Many have overlooked Maurizio Sarri’s men with Manchester City favourites to retain their title and Liverpool expected to run them close.That’s despite Chelsea winning the Premier League the season before last, though they struggled last year.The Stamford Bridge outfit finished fifth under Antonio Conte with the Italian then departing this summer.Sarri took over and has led Chelsea to two wins from their opening two matches, including a 3-2 win

Arsenal news: Unai Emery should not be under pressure, will succeed – Lawrenson | Football | Sport

[ad_1] That’s the view of pundit Mark Lawrenson, who is predicting the Gunners to get their first win of the season against West Ham today (3pm).Emery took over at the Emirates following the departure of Arsene Wenger after 22 years in charge of Arsenal.His Premier League start wasn’t the easiest with champions Manchester City beating the north London side 2-0 before a 3-2 defeat to Chelsealast weekend.Emery has already come

Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Remain a Public Company

[ad_1] Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, announced on Friday that the electric car company would remain public, despite tweeting earlier this month that he was considering making it private.In a blog post on Friday night, Mr. Musk said he met with his board of directors on Thursday “and let them know that I believe the better path is for Tesla to remain public.”“The Board indicated that they agree,” he added.Mr.
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Jean-Pierre Bemba ‘cannot run for DRC president’

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Former warlord Jean-Pierre Bemba cannot run to be the next president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the country's electoral commission said.Mr Bemba was one of six would-be candidates deemed ineligible following hours of deliberation.The ex-rebel leader had a war crimes conviction overturned in June.However, the commission said Mr Bemba was excluded because of his conviction by the International Criminal Court (ICC) for bribing witnesses.Mr Bemba,
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Critically-ill children ‘need more aftercare’

[ad_1] Image copyright Jo Reynolds Image caption Sam spent months in intensive care When he was just six months old, Sam went into intensive care for several months after a severe infection left him unable to breathe properly. The stress of that experience still affects Sam and his family now. As evidence emerges of the long-term impact of critical illness, do survivors need more specialist psychology support? "Sam is a

Premier League news: Theo Walcott and Fernando LLorente in results of ‘most datable’ stars | Celebrity News | Showbiz & TV

[ad_1] The Premier League 2018 kicked off earlier this month, with further matches due to take place throughout the day today.As fans prepare for the upcoming game, it’s time to take a look at which players have made it to the top of the charts for being the “most datable”.In a survey carried out by football ticket company, 52 per cent of the 1,244 surveyed revealed they considered the

Flight secrets: The reason it is impossible to die on plane in the air | Travel News | Travel

[ad_1] Flights can be terrifying to some with the prospect of a plane crash one of the scariest scenarios.Thankfully air travel is the safest it has ever been - 2017 was the best year on record with no fatalities recorded.The chances of a plane crash remain as low as one in 11 million, to reassure nervous fliers.Yet it has also been revealed that it is impossible to die on a

Homebase plan for Habitat and Laura Ashley | City & Business | Finance

[ad_1] A crunch meeting next Friday will decide the fate of the UK’s second biggest home improvement retailer, which was sold for £1 to turnaround specialist Hilco after a disastrous two years under the ownership of Australian Wesfarmers.Hilco would look to raise about £140million through equity and debt funding to revive Homebase. This could involve the reintroduction of concessions such as Laura Ashley and Habitat.A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) would