• In funeral procession, thousands chant ‘Karpal Singh! Karpal Singh! Karpal Singh’

    GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The streets of Penang’s historical city centre roared with the voices of thousands calling out the name of their state’s beloved son — Karpal Singh.  Elbows jostled with...

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    • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

      As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

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      • Egypt's censorship board head resigns in film spat

        CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's censorship board has resigned after the country's prime minister overruled his decision to allow a film starring a sultry Lebanese singer to be shown.

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        • Halina Tam opens second branch of snack shops

          The former TVB actress revealed that she has been making quite a profit selling snacks at Causeway Bay

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          • Sunderland boss Poyet sympathises with angry Mourinho

            Sunderland boss Gus Poyet tried to console Jose Mourinho after Fabio Borini's controversial penalty condemned the Chelsea manager to a first home league defeat. The Chelsea bench and players were angry at the decision of referee Mike Dean to award a spot-kick at Stamford Bridge on Saturday when…

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            • Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email

              A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired. Darlene Tipton, who was vice president of standards ...

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              • Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015

                Automaker Fiat-Chrysler said on Saturday that it would begin producing the iconic American brand Jeep in China from 2015 to meet demand in the world's largest car market. Fiat-Chrysler -- created by Italy's Fiat acquiring Chrysler of the United States -- will produce three Jeep sport utility…

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                • Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can have such ‘racist’ views

                  KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — An interfaith group expressed shock today at the “racist” views of a former high-ranking judge who had called the presence of large Hindu and Buddhist statues in the...

                  The Malay Mail Online
                  • Malaysia will rope in Deftech, Boustead for MH370’s deep-water recovery

                    KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Should the Bluefin-21 robot submersible fail to locate the wreck of Flight MH370 in the Indian Ocean, Malaysia will call for assistance from DRB-HICOM Defence Technologies...

                    • Wie shoots 67, wins LPGA LOTTE Championship

                      KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

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                      • No Obama meeting for Anwar in next week’s visit

                        President Barack Obama does not plan to see opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim when he is in Kuala Lumpur next week, though US officials yesterday did not rule out a lower-level meeting. Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit Malaysia in nearly half a century when he touches down in…

                        The Malaysian Insider
                        • Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

                          By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action taken…

                          Reuters
                          • 3-million-year old green landscape found beneath ice sheet!

                            New York, April 19 (IANS) There was a green and forested landscape prior to the time that the ice sheet began to form in Greenland and scientists have now discovered that the three-million-year-old landscape still exists beneath the Greenland ice sheet. "Pre-glacial landscapes can remain preserved…

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                            • First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

                              The age of the victims pulled from the ferry on Saturday night was not immediately known. On Saturday, investigators arrested the ferry's captain, Lee Joon-Seok and two of his crew. All three have been criticised for abandoning hundreds of passengers still trapped in the ferry, as they made their…

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                              • Danish website turns homes into take-away restaurants

                                A Danish website is turning private homes into take-away restaurants by letting users advertise what they are cooking, when and for what price. It depends on what I'm making and how much time I have," said Ana Teresa Salas, a 32-year-old consultant from Copenhagen.

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                                • Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader?

                                  LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria.

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                                  • Have You Saved Enough to Retire?

                                    According to Fidelity, you will need to put aside eight times your ending salary if you hope to fund your lifestyle for a 25-year retirement. More than one-third (36 percent) of people over age 55 haven't saved more than $10,000 for their second act, according to a 2013 report from the Employee…

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                                    • NASA: Engineer vital to moon landing success dies

                                      John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died. He was 95. Houbolt died Tuesday at a nursing home in Scarborough, ...

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                                      • Clarify reminder on use of ‘RIP’ by Muslims, former Perlis mufti urges fatwa council

                                        The National Fatwa Council has been urged to clarify its statement discouraging Muslims from using the phrase “Rest in Peace" (RIP) when condoling a non-Muslim's death. Commenting on the council's reminder that Muslims are not permitted to use the phrase, former Perlis mufti Associate Professor…

                                        The Malaysian Insider
                                        • Sub search for missing jet to be finished in week

                                          PERTH, Australia (AP) — A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane continued to dive Sunday after completing about half of its search on the bottom of the Indian Ocean with no luck, prompting an official to express the urgent need to find something that can help solve the…

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