• Michael Cornelius — Karpal’s loyal ‘other half’

    GEORGE TOWN, April 18 — Karpal Singh’s loyal aide Michael Cornelius Selvam Vellu, who also died in the accident that killed Karpal yesterday, was almost like Karpal’s “other half”. The trained...

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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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      • 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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        • 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…

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          • Ivanka Trump's Post-Baby Body!

            In today's Healthy Hollywood feature: Talk about a boardroom ready body! Just four months after giving birth to her second child, Ivanka Trump looks va-va-voom sensational. She flaunts her buffed body in skinny jean and a belly-baring top on the cover May's Shape magazine. This busy lady juggles…

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            • Court rejects evidence of defence experts in sodomy trial

              The criticism by two foreign defence experts on the evidence of two Malaysian chemists has no evidential value to create doubt in the prosecution's case, the Court of Appeal which set aside Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's acquittal on his sodomy charge said. In a joint written judgment, the judges said…

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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…

                • 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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                  • A fetish for full body suits in Japan

                    By night, she dresses in a skin-tight, all-in-one Spandex body suit that covers everything -- including her eyes -- and sits in bars, alone but liberated, she believes, from the judgement of others. "With my face covered, I cannot eat or drink like other customers," said the woman, who is in her…

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                    • Nurul Izzah’s husband appoints relative as member of reconciliation committee

                      Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar's husband, Raja Ahmad Shahrir Iskandar Raja Salim, has appointed his relative as a member of a reconciliation committee for the couple's ongoing divorce case, The Star Online reported today. According to the report, Raja Ahmad Shahrir proposed Mohd Fauzi Mustaffa…

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                      • Families of MH370 passengers reveal unanswered questions’ list on social media, says CNN

                        Families of passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 yesterday released a list of questions that they said authorities have so far left unanswered, as the search enters into day 41 without any sign of wreckage from the aircraft. CNN reported that the 26 questions focus on technical…

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                        • Islamic followers will be divided if religion deviates, says Dr Mahathir

                          If Islam becomes a forceful, cruel religion that prioritises sects over the Quran, the faithful will be divided, former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. In his latest blog post, Dr Mahathir said there were many parties who were dissatisfied that Islam was a soft faith, considerate…

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                          • Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

                            Shaken by the advances of newer, sportier rivals, the Toyota Camry is trying to shed its vanilla reputation. The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Wednesday at the New York International Auto Show, is longer ...

                            Associated Press
                            • Chapman To promises to be careful with his words

                              The Hong Kong actor said that his conflict with Joey Yung has taught him to be careful with his words

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                              • Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

                                Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still…

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                                • Woman's Ear Reattached with Help of Leeches

                                  A 19-year-old woman who lost her ear to a dog attack got it back with the help of a few leeches. While plastic surgeons are trained to reattach severed organs, these reattachments are simplest when the cut is clean and sharp — as from a kitchen knife, Dr. Stephen Sullivan, a plastic surgeon at…

                                  • Liverpool and Chelsea will drop points, says Pellegrini

                                    (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is "absolutely sure" that Liverpool and Chelsea will drop points in the Premier League title run-in and he is expecting his team to return to form at home to West Bromwich Albion on Monday. Pellegrini had Samir Nasri's late strike to thank for…

                                    • Turkey president rules out Russia-style job swap

                                      Turkish President Abdullah Gul ruled out Friday a Russia-style job swap with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan but said he had no firm plans yet for his political future. Asked about speculation of a Putin-Medvedev-style job swap, Gul said: "I do not believe that such a formula would be…

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                                        • The Economist hails Karpal as a rarity in politics

                                          The Economist has described Karpal Sigh as a "rarity in the venomous world of Malaysian politics" for commanding respect from both his peers as well as his opponents. In an obituary titled “Burning Bright”, the international politics and business weekly said condolences to Karpal's family have…

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