Thai police arrest foreign man over Bangkok bombing

BANGKOK - Police hunting for the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a foreign man they said fitted the description of a suspect seen leaving a rucksack at the site of the Bangkok blast nearly two weeks ago.

Egyptian court sentences three Al Jazeera journalists to prison 7:45am EDT

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt, a case that has stirred an international outcry.

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Supporters of pro-democracy group "Bersih" (Clean) gather along Jalan Tun Perak in Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur August 29, 2015. REUTERS/Edgar Su

Thousands join protest against Malaysia PM

KUALA LUMPUR - Thousands of protesters gathered in Kuala Lumpur for a rally to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak, bringing to the streets a political crisis over a murky multi-million-dollar payment made to an account under his name.  Full Article 

Donald Trump arrives for jury duty at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, August 17, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Can you smell what the Trump is cooking?

Presidential candidate Donald Trump understands the crowd’s appetite for trash talk. But clownish behavior can have serious consequences.  Commentary 

An employee works at the headquarters of Kaspersky Labs, a company which specialises in the production of antivirus and internet security software, in Moscow July 29, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Kaspersky threatened to 'rub out' rival

SAN FRANCISCO - In 2009, Eugene Kaspersky, co-founder of one of the world's top security companies, told some of his lieutenants that they should attack rival AVG Technologies N.V. by "rubbing them out in the outhouse," one of several previously undisclosed emails shows.  Full Article 

A pure gold statue of Buddha is displayed at the Ginza Tanaka store in Tokyo November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

What Buddhism says about money

NEW YORK - Buddhism, which holds that wealth is temporary and no path to happiness, might not sound like the best source for money wisdom. But one prominent teacher in the field disagrees.  Full Article 

Swedish ship delivers migrants, 52 bodies to Palermo

Hundreds of migrants disembark a Swedish coastguard vessel and 52 bodies are brought to shore in the Sicilian port of Palermo. Natasha Howitt reports.

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