• Record breaking Roma playing second fiddle to Juventus

    By Terry Daley ROME (Reuters) - AS Roma confirmed their astonishing revival this season by winning 1-0 at Fiorentina and securing second spot in Serie A and a place in the Champions League group stage on Saturday. Despite their record-breaking season Rudi Garcia's side have had to play second…

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    • No disciplinary action against Langkawi MP by Umno, says Tengku Adnan

      Umno will not be taking disciplinary action against its lawmaker, Langkawi MP Datuk Nawawi Ahmad (pic) for his insensitive remarks following  Karpal Singh’ s death as the former had apologised. The Malay party’s secretary-general Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said however, they will…

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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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        • 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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            • 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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              • 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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                • 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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                  • 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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                      • 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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                        • Motor racing-Formula One Chinese Grand Prix result

                          April 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Result from the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit on Sunday 1. Lewis Hamilton (Britain) Mercedes 1:36:52.810 2. Nico Rosberg (Germany) Mercedes +00:18.686 3. Fernando Alonso (Spain) Ferrari 00:25.765 4. Daniel Ricciardo (Australia)…

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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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                            • 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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                              • 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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                                • 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...

                                    • No Obama meeting for Anwar in next week’s visit

                                      President Barack Obama does not plan to see opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim when he is in Kuala Lumpur next week, though US officials yesterday did not rule out a lower-level meeting. Obama will become the first sitting US president to visit Malaysia in nearly half a century when he touches down in…

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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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                                        • 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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