• Despite Karpal’s death, Anwar has five days left for sodomy appeal in apex court

    The late Karpal Singh's funeral is today but his most famous client, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, has a more pressing matter at hand - to meet a deadline this Friday to appeal against his sodomy conviction by the Court of Appeal. The petition has to be filed in the Federal Court by April 25. Karpal,…

    • 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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      • 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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        • 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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            • Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police

              Initial investigations have revealed that Karpal Singh’s Toyota Alphard crashed into a five-ton lorry in the accident yesterday that claimed his life and that of his assistant, Perak police said today. State police chief Datuk Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani also dismissed rumours and speculation that the…

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              • Zulkifli shoots back at Khairy in Twitter row

                Former Perkasa vice-president Zulkifli Noordin continued his Twitter row with Khairy Jamaluddin today, taking a swipe at him with a belittling tweet and telling him not to be a knee-jerk politician. Khairy, the Youth and Sports Minister, had told Zulkifli yesterday to 'shut up' after the latter had…

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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...

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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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                    • 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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                      • 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...

                        • 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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                          • 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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                            • 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…

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                              • South Korea Ferry: How Can a Huge Ship Sink?

                                The sudden sinking of a ferry carrying 475 passengers off South Korea's southern coast brings up the question: How can a large, modern passenger ship just sink? But from the sinking of the South Korean ferry to the Italian cruise liner Costa Concordia to the Titanic, disasters do occur. What caused…

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                                • 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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                                  • After ‘stomach problems’, Selangor assembly axes caterer

                                    SHAH ALAM, April 18 ― The caterer for the Selangor State Legislative Assembly has lost its service contract after several individuals, including Speaker Hannah Yeoh, suffered mild food poisoning...

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                                    • 100 protest against Obama visit in front of US embassy

                                      About 100 activists today protested outside the US embassy in Kuala Lumpur against the coming visit by President Barack Obama, denouncing him as an enemy of Islam. The demonstration underscored the delicate nature of Obama's trip to Malaysia, which will make him the first sitting US president to…

                                      The Malaysian Insider
                                      • 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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                                        • Yan Yikuan and Sunny Du talk marriage

                                          The Chinese actor said that he is now more open about love and the actress said she no longer thinks it's like a fairy tale romance

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