• Liverpool edge Norwich to close on title

    Liverpool took another step towards a first league title since 1990 after winning 3-2 at Norwich City on Sunday to pull five points clear in the Premier League. Quick-fire early goals from Raheem Sterling and Luis Suarez put the visitors in control at Carrow Road, before Gary Hooper replied for…

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    • Raja Bomoh spouting mumbo-jumbo again

      Bomoh (shaman) Ibrahim Mat Zin (pic, third left) is in the headlines for the wrong reasons again, this time for conducting a cleansing ritual along KM306.1 of the North-South Expressway. The area has been in the spotlight since last Thursday after Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh died when his Toyota…

      The Malaysian Insider58 mins ago
      • 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

        Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers.

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        • Policy, constitutional changes backed by Dr M behind interfaith spats, says NUS academic

          PETALING JAYA, April 20 — The interfaith tension in Malaysia has been partly heightened by a change in the country’s supreme law and a policy backed by former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad...

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          • Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

            Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. George, eight months old and third in line to the throne after grandfather Princes Charles and father William, stole the show as his parents…

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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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                  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

                    KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13 others.

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                    • Divers pull bodies from sunken ferry; toll tops 50

                      MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just the beginning of a massive and grim recovery effort.

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                      • City property owners in for ‘surprise’ over assessment tax, says FT minister

                        KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — City property owners who had raised a storm over City Hall’s upward revision of taxes in January can expect a “surprise” soon, Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri...

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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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                          • Syabas hopeful first, third, fourth stage of water rationing to end April 30 – Bernama

                            Water supply rationing for the first, third and fourth stage of the plan is expected to end on April 30, according to one of the parties responsible for the supply of the natural resource in the Klang Valley. Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas) corporate communications and public affairs…

                            The Malaysian Insider
                            • 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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                              • Hamilton wins Chinese GP in Mercedes one-two

                                By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton raced to a hat-trick of wins in Sunday's Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, cruising unchallenged to the flag ahead of team mate Nico Rosberg as a dominant Mercedes claimed a third straight one-two finish. The win was the 25th of Hamilton's career…

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                                • Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders

                                  Washington, April 20 (IANS) In a significant discovery, scientists have found why modern humans develop brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but our ancestor Neanderthals did not. Hundreds of Neanderthals' genes were turned "off" while the identical genes in today's humans are turned "on".…

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                                  • 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...

                                    • Saudi Arabia announces jump in new cases of deadly MERS virus

                                      Saudi Arabia has confirmed seven new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), adding up to 36 infections in five days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no cure. MERS, a SARS-like novel coronavirus that emerged in Saudi Arabia two years…

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                                      • Lottery winners top up Scottish independence coffers with 3 million pound donation

                                        A Scottish couple who won the lottery have donated at least 3 million pounds ($5 million) of their winnings to the campaign for an independent Scotland, making them Britain's biggest political donors, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Colin Weir, a former cameraman, and his wife Chris, a former…

                                        Reuters
                                        • 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