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On Thin Ice, Landlords Try Turning Strip Malls Into Winter Hangouts

Landlords are turning to ice-skating rinks, fire pits and programmed entertainment to attract shoppers as foot traffic declines Landlords of strip malls are trying to take the chill out of the air by adding outdoor entertainment programs, in hopes of attracting more shoppers in an era of declining

WSJ - 2017-09-19 12:00:00

'Burner Phone' Accusation Marks New Chapter in Ole Miss Scandal

The school reported to the NCAA a lawyer's allegation that its football coaches used prepaid phones to conceal contacts with recruits In August, University of Mississippi athletic director Ross Bjork assembled the football team's coaching staff in a meeting room. He handed out a form that asked the

WSJ - 2017-09-19 14:42:00

The 10-Point.

A personal, guided tour to the best scoops and stories every day in The Wall Street Journal, from Editor in Chief Gerard Baker. Good morning, United Nationalism President Trump's first address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday will offer a foreign policy anchored by "America First" principle

WSJ - 2017-09-19 10:49:00

Malaysia scraps beer festival following Islamists' objections

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian authorities scrapped an annual beer festival on Monday after an Islamist party objected to the event that had been planned for the first weekend of October in the country's capital. Though there are plenty of beer drinkers among the sizable Chinese and Indian mino

REUTERS - 2017-09-18 09:48:52

Vettel loses huge ground in title race after Singapore blip

In the space of three races, Sebastian Vettel has dropped twice as far behind Lewis Hamilton as he was ahead of him. After winning the Hungarian Grand Prix in late July, Vettel led by 14 points, with both drivers on four wins heading into the summer break. But after crashing out on the first lap in

MIAMI HERALD - 2017-09-18 08:56:00

The Fed, a Decade After the Crisis, Is About to Embark on the Great Unwinding

After a historic buildup of its bond portfolio to support the U.S. economy, the central bank plans to shrink its holdings, entering uncharted territory WASHINGTON-The Federal Reserve resorted to a series of shock-and-awe stimulus campaigns to stabilize the economy after the financial crisis. Now the

WSJ - 2017-09-18 15:00:00

Cyberinsurers Look to Measure Risk

One of the biggest challenges for cyberinsurers is making sense of what little data there is on cyberattacks. Unlike property or life insurance, which benefit from centuries of actuarial data, cyberinsurance is a new and fast-changing field. Cyberinsurers ask potential clients about their risk expos

WSJ - 2017-09-18 02:05:00

Additional Support Tipped For Malaysia Stock Market

(RTTNews) - The Malaysia stock market on Friday snapped the two-day slide in which it had fallen more than 8 points or 0.4 percent. The Kuala Lumpur Composite Index now rests just above the 1,785-point plateau and it may add to its winnings on Monday. The global forecast for the Asian markets is mil

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-18 01:31:19

'The Wolf of Wall Street' producer settles US lawsuit linked to Malaysian fund 1MDB

The movie company that made "The Wolf of Wall Street", and was co-founded by the Malaysian prime minister's step son, has settled a civil lawsuit brought by the U.S. government to seize assets allegedly bought with money stolen from a Malaysian state fund. Red Granite Pictures announced the settlem

CNBC - 2017-09-17 07:01:35

'Wolf of Wall Street' producer Red Granite settles in Malaysia fund corruption case

Red Granite Pictures, the "Wolf of Wall Street" film financier and production company that was ensnared in a federal corruption investigation more than a year ago, has reached a settlement with the U.S. government. The Justice Department had moved to seize future royalties from Red Granite movies as

LA TIMES - 2017-09-16 00:50:00

Motor racing - Verstappen sets the pace as Red Bull complete Singapore practice sweep

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Dutch teenager Max Verstappen set the pace in final practice for the Singapore Grand Prix on Saturday as Red Bull continued to dominate ahead of qualifying at the Marina Bay street circuit. Verstappen lapped the 5 km Formula One track that winds its way through the heart of Si

REUTERS - 2017-09-16 12:25:08

Malaysia police arrest 7 boys over deadly school fire

Seven boys have been arrested in connection to a fire at a religious boarding school in Malaysia that killed 23 people, including 21 pupils, authorities said.  Kuala Lumpur police chief Amar Singh said on Saturday that the boys, aged 11 to 18, were rounded up after they were identified in CCTV foota

ALJAZEERA.COM - 2017-09-16 22:39:00

7 arrested in connection with Malaysia school fire that killed 21 students

DNA tests may be needed to identify badly burned victims, another police official said

CNN - 2017-09-16 18:14:45

'If we don't have the wall, we're doing nothing': Trump pushes back on intense criticism over dealing with Democrats on immigration

President Donald Trump on Thursday addressed reports of an immigration and border-security agreement with Democratic congressional leaders. Trump met with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi at the White House on Wednesday evening. After their dinner, the

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-14 12:42:00

Malaysia to host Socceroos' crucial World Cup playoff against Syria

The Socceroos' draw with Thailand and Saudi Arabia's win over Japan has left Australia a long-winded route to Russia, starting with a playoff with Syria. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images The Socceroos have been spared a gruelling trip to the Middle East after the Asian Football Confederation

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-09-14 00:21:49

Boys 'cried from barred windows' as Islamic school blaze kills 23 in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - A blaze at an Islamic boarding school in the Malaysian capital killed at least 23 people on Thursday, most of them teenage boys who cried for help from barred windows, officials and witnesses said. The fire broke out at around 5.40 a.m. in a top-floor dormitory in the three

REUTERS - 2017-09-14 10:06:19

Fire tears through Malaysia Islamic school dormitory, killing 23

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- A fire that blocked the only exit to an Islamic school dormitory killed 23 people, mostly teenagers, on the outskirts of Malaysia's capital early Thursday, officials said. A government official said a wall separating the victims from a second exit "shouldn't have been there

CBS NEWS - 2017-09-14 09:33:21

Berlin and Paris Dance Carefully Around Deepening the Eurozone

BERLIN-Behind renewed professions of love between France and Germany, differences brewing over the euro's future could spoil the romance. French President Emmanuel Macron is pushing for the most ambitious deepening of ties among European countries since the Maastricht Treaty that put the continent o

WSJ - 2017-09-14 21:02:00

Kuala Lumpur school fire kills 23 children, 2 wardens; officials call incident worst blaze in years

Kuala Lumpur: Twenty-five people, most of them students, were killed on Thursday when a blaze tore through a Malaysian religious school, in what officials said was one of the country's worst fire disasters for years. The blaze broke out before dawn in the two-storey building, Tahfiz Darul Quran Itti

FIRSTPOST - 2017-09-14 08:07:58

Trump's Selective Devotion to Law and Order

Andrew Rosenthal Republicans - like President Trump, for instance - love to puff up their chests, grasp their lapels and declaim in foghorn voices about their devotion to law and order. And so, on Tuesday, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, piously declared that the Justice Dep

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-14 07:00:00