PETALING JAYA: The opposition proceeded with their planned gathering at Dataran Petaling Jaya here today despite not giving police notice as required under the Peaceful Assemblies Act 2012.
CHAFFEE, Missouri: A highway overpass in Missouri has collapsed after rail cars slammed into one of the bridge’s pillars following a cargo train collision. Seven people are injured, though none seriously.
LAS VEGAS: The junked signs that attracted throngs to old Las Vegas have for years gathered dust in a neon boneyard just a few miles from the sleek mega-casinos on the Strip.
VIENNA: Cross-dressers, half-naked revelers, a famed fashion designer, entertainment icons and a former U.S. president shared the spotlight in the Austrian capital for the Life Ball, a night of hedonistic revelry for a good cause — the funding of AIDS research.
SAN ANTONIO: Massive flooding from torrential rains in the San Antonio area left at least one person dead Saturday and sent emergency workers rushing in boats to rescue more than 100 residents stranded in cars and homes.
BARI, Italy: Twenty-seven people, all but three of them footballers, have been indicted on charges of committing sports fraud for fixing four matches involving the southern club Bari, Italian media reported Saturday.
CAIRO: Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court has ruled against parts of an election law approved by the Islamist-led legislature that had lifted a long-standing ban on the use of religious slogans during campaigning.
JERUSALEM: Parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls are up for sale — in tiny pieces.
LONDON: Counterterrorism police on Saturday questioned a friend of alleged Islamic extremist Michael Adebolajo, one of two suspects in a savage killing of a British soldier on a London street that has horrified the country.
PUTRAJAYA: The Barisan Nasional (BN) did not steal victory from the opposition in the 13th general election (GE13), said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.