• Anwar raps Najib for distorting ‘solving MH370 in a second’ remark

    PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today criticised the Prime Minister for manipulating his statement of solving the MH370 crisis in a second. Anwar (pic, right) said Datuk Seri Najib Razak was swift in retorting his statement but did not display such agility in handling the MH370 crisis.…

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    • Wreck hunter confident MH370 crash site found, says Aussie paper

      A wreck hunter is confident that the search teams had pinpointed the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and believes that the black boxes will be located soon, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reports. David Mearns, director of Blue Water Recoveries told the ABC's 7.30 programme yesterday,…

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      • Walker's brothers to help finish 'Fast & Furious'

        NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Walker's brothers are stepping to help finish filming on "Fast & Furious 7," the film Walker was in the midst of making when he died in November.

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        • Teresa Kok almost falls victim to snatch thieves

          DAP Seputeh MP Teresa Kok nearly became a victim of snatch theft on Sunday evening during an outing with her nieces in Kuala Lumpur. The four-term MP was walking with her two nieces along Jalan Selama in Taman Rainbow at 7pm when two men on a motorcycle tried to snatch her gold chain. "I was…

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          • ‘All the best’, Selangor MB tells Bible society at exit

            SHAH ALAM, April 15 — Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim said today he wished the Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) well on its decision to move its headquarters out to Kuala Lumpur to...

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            • Protest art from Kiev's Maidan on show in Vienna

              Tyres "burn" in a corner, gas masks and truncheons hang from the ceiling: as unrest rocks Ukraine, art from Kiev's Maidan is already making its debut in a Vienna museum. The exhibit is titled "I Am a Drop in the Ocean" after a slogan used by the protesters on the Maidan, or Independence Square.

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              • Emergency laws apply if water supply at critical level, says expert – Bernama

                The country may enforce emergency laws if the supply of treated water reaches a dangerous level in mid-May, says Association of Water and Energy Research Malaysia president S. Piarapakaran. He said the dry spell would affect the country again and this was against the backdrop of reservoir levels…

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                • Rafizi promises to expose government-grant scandal

                  PETALING JAYA, April 15 ― PKR’s Rafizi Ramli claimed today that he is ready to expose wrongdoings which led to government grants worth RM1.15 billion being abused to enrich yet-to-be-named ...

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                  • Car accident killed SD girls missing since 1971

                    ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Two South Dakota girls on their way to an end-of-school-year party at a gravel pit in May 1971 drove off a country road and into a creek where their remains lay hidden until last fall when a drought brought their car into view, authorities said Tuesday.

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                    • Co-pilot’s phone made contact with Penang telecoms tower, but no phone call, says US official

                      A US official said the mobile phone of missing flight MH370's co-pilot had been switched on and made contact with a telecommunications tower in Penang, but there was nothing to show a call was made, CNN reported. This followed investigators checking millions of mobile phone records for evidence of…

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                      • Students sue Albukhary International University over closure notice

                        Six Albukhary International University (AIU) students have filed a suit against the institution for failing to give a written notice of closure as required by the Private Institutions of Higher Learning Act.   The six are Mohd Raimy Fahmy Mohd Radzi, 22; Muhamad Hanif Ahmad Fauzi, 21; Hanif Hafifi…

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                        • ‘Muslim court should be universal’, says ex-judge amid mixed-faith battle

                          KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — Insisting that Islam is the pre-eminent religion in Malaysia, a former judge has joined a growing chorus for the Shariah court to expand its jurisdiction to cover...

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                          • Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

                            CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists.

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                            • One dead as S. Korea ferry with 476 passengers sinks

                              South Korea's coastguard said Wednesday one person had been killed as it struggled to rescue 476 people -- mostly high school students -- aboard a ferry that ran aground and sank off the southern coast. "The ferry is almost completely submerged," Lee said, adding that a detachment of South Korean…

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                              • Five Highways, No Limits

                                Ever dreamt of pushing your limits? Going as fast as you and your car can handle without a care in the world about speeding tickets? If you drive on one of these five motorways, you could just have that freedom. …

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                                • Lunar Eclipse Facts: 5 Neat Things About Tonight's 'Blood Moon'

                                  The first total lunar eclipse of 2014 will occur overnight tonight, marking the start of an eclipse tetrad — four back-to-back total lunar eclipses — that will happen over the next 18 months. People in North America should look up Skywatchers across most of North America and parts of South America…

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                                  • Water rationing stages one, three and four to be continued – Bernama

                                    Syarikat Bekalan Air Selangor (Syabas) will continue with the water rationing plan stage one, three and four as decided by the Selangor state government and approved by the National Water Services Commission. Its corporate communications and public affairs assistant general manager Priscilla Alfred…

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                                    • Breakfast Are For Losers

                                      These track stars run like the wind, but eat just like us… almost.

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                                      • Ukraine launches "gradual" operation, action limited

                                        By Gabriela Baczynska and Thomas Grove KRAMATORSK/SLAVIANSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces launched a "special operation" on Tuesday against separatist militia in the Russian-speaking east, authorities said, although aside from a landing by airborne troops the action was limited. In Kiev,…

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                                        • PM’s wife raps critics of Putrajaya’s handling of MH370 crisis

                                          The Prime Minister's wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor has spoken out against critics of Putrajaya's handling of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 crisis, describing them as cowards for not providing solutions. "Don't throw stones and then hide your hands behind your back (make wild allegations).…

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