• Umno won’t punish MP for careless remarks on Karpal’s death, says sec-gen

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Umno will not censure its Langkawi MP Datuk Nawawi Ahmad, who provoked public outrage with his insensitive Facebook posts on Karpal Singh’s death, the party’s...

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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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      • 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…

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        • 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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          • 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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              • 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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                • 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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                      • Hamilton wins Chinese GP in Mercedes one-two

                        By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton completed a hat-trick of wins by leading a dominant Mercedes one-two in the Chinese Formula One Grand Prix on Sunday. German team mate Nico Rosberg took the chequered flag 18 seconds behind the Briton to finish runner-up for the third race in a…

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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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                          • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

                            JINDO, South Korea (AP) — A transcript released Sunday of communications with the South Korean ferry that sank details crippling confusion and indecision, with a crew member questioning whether an evacuation was the right move well after the ship began listing dangerously.

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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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                              • Soccer-English premier league results and standings

                                April 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the English premier league matches on Saturday Saturday, April 19Aston Villa 0 Southampton 0 Cardiff City 1 Stoke City 1 Chelsea 1 Sunderland 2 Newcastle United 1 Swansea City 2 Tottenham Hotspur 3 Fulham 1 West Ham United 0 Crystal Palace 1…

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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...

                                    • Putrajaya to spend RM1.66 million in 2 months to brief public on GST

                                      The government intends to spend RM1.66 million over the next two months to educate the public in all 166 parliamentary constituencies in Peninsular Malaysia on the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Bernama reported today. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan (pic) said this…

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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
                                        • 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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