• 'Pigheaded' Suarez thrives in adversity - Tabarez

    Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is pigheaded but used that trait to overcome an error-ridden start to his career and become the great striker he is today, claimed national coach Oscar Tabarez on Sunday. The 27-year-old, who on Sunday became the first Liverpool player to score 30 league…

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    • Singaporean tourist killed, 39 injured in bus accident, the third in 8 days – Bernama

      A Singaporean tourist was killed while 39 others were injured, including two drivers, when the double-decker tour bus they were travelling in plunged into a ravine at KM70 of the Kuantan-Segamat highway near Pekan, Pahang, this afternoon.  The bus, driven by a local driver, transporting 38…

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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…

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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…

            • 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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              • 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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                • 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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                  • 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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                    • 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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                      • 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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                        • Sexual attempt on Indian boy in Dubai mosque

                          Dubai, April 20 (IANS) A court in the UAE Sunday adjourned till April 27 the hearing in a case relating to the attempted sexual assault on an 11-year-old Indian boy in a mosque in Dubai. A Pakistani technician, 57, identified only as DK, has been accused of raping the boy in a mosque's washroom Jan…

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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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                            • 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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                              • 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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                                • 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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                                  • Miesha Tate 'over the hurdle' with first UFC win

                                    Miesha Tate is officially a UFC winner and says it has cleared her head.

                                    • 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...

                                      • Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

                                        NEW YORK (AP) — "Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.

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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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