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Pressure on Premier Najib Razak has mounted since a revelation last month that $600 million had been improperly transferred from a failing state fund.
The 10th anniversary of the devastating storm was marked by prayers and church bells to remember the estimated 1,800 who lost their lives in the disaster.
Authorities say it’s too early to say for sure if the unidentified suspect, who they say was found with bomb-making materials, had anything to do with the attack on Bangkok’s Erawan shrine.
The outcome in the closely watched trial shocked many observers. The Qatar-based network’s acting secretary-general said the verdict was politically motivated and “defies logic and common sense.”
Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said the Friday evening shooting was unprovoked; he has called it a “cold-blooded execution.” A suspect is now in custody and facing capital murder charges.
Here’s how NPR thought through whether the gunshots that killed two TV journalists should be replayed on the radio and online.
The storm caused devastating flooding and landslides on the tiny island earlier this week, but poses less of a threat to Florida, according to National Weather Service forecasts.
Tony Turner wrote and sang “Harperman,” leading a (barefooted) choir through lyrics that ask questions such as “Who squashes all dissent?” and “Who muzzles all the scientists?”
The long-time coach of the New York Islanders won four Stanley Cup championships with the team — after winning four as a player.
Markets have been seeing some of the biggest stock-price swings in years. And economists say the extreme volatility is starting to weigh down consumer confidence.