• First lady gets resume from girl with jobless dad

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's annual question-and-answer session with the children of Executive Office employees took a serious turn Thursday when a 10-year-old girl in the front row told the first lady that her dad had been out of work for three years. Then the girl popped up to hand the…

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    • 'Smaller' size keeps women loyal to men: Study

      A team of researchers from the US and Kenya found that there was a strange link between the size of the penis and infidelity in a marriage. Contrary to what many men may assume, they found that men with bigger penises are more likely to have wives who cheat on them.

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      • Royals: Who is the Richest of them All?

        by: Caitlyn Ng It’s a little over mid-month and you’re probably already feeling the pinch of payday being too far away. If only you had more money; you wouldn’t be in this hand-to-mouth existence. We’re not sure why, but we decided … Continue reading

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        • My last moments with Pa: Ramkarpal Singh

          A week after the tragic crash that took the lives of veteran lawyer and politician Karpal Singh and his personal aide, Michael Cornelius, his son Ramkarpal recounts the final hours with his father that fateful day. This is his story, as told to V. Anbalagan, assistant news editor. “My parents…

          The Malaysian Insider
          • Boy and girl on Korean ferry drowned with life jackets tied together

            By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. The diver had to separate…

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            • Putrajaya moots law to manage non-Muslim houses of worship

              KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — Putrajaya plans to enact a fresh law to regulate all non-Muslim houses of worship in the country, a move aimed at resolving recurring conflicts sparked by the haphazard...

              The Malay Mail Online
              • Is early retirement feasible for Malaysians?

                It's an integral part of life many of us look forward to. After all, it's the much needed break and easy life that you look forward to after years of dedicating your life to work and even raising your family. … Continue reading

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                • What if flight MH370 is never found?

                  Despite assurances from Malaysia and Australia that the search will continue for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, the lack of significant leads after almost seven weeks are leading many to ask: What if the jetliner that disappeared over the southern Indian Ocean is never found? At the start of the…

                  The Malaysian Insider
                  • Anwar convinced he will go to jail for sodomy

                    Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is convinced he will go to jail for his sodomy conviction, probably for even longer than the five years he was given, as he said the judicial process is staked heavily against him. The de facto PKR leader, who disclosed that foreign leaders like former US Vice-President Al…

                    The Malaysian Insider
                    • Women with wider hips up for more one-night stands?

                      This, in turn, correlates with a woman's hip width and not waist-to-hip ratio," explained lead author Colin A. Hendrie from University of Leeds. The study into whether hip width or waist-to-hip ratio was a better predictor of a woman's sexual behaviour was conducted among 148 British women between…

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                      • Student group not happy over Obama’s Universiti Malaya visit

                        Student group Solidariti Mahasiswa Malaysia (SMM) is against US President Barack Obama's (pic) scheduled visit to Universiti Malaya on Sunday where he is expected to host a town hall session with young leaders from Southeast Asia. In a statement, the student group said that this was because Obama…

                        The Malaysian Insider
                        • Chelsea's Ramires hit with four-game ban

                          Chelsea midfielder Ramires will miss the rest of the club's Premier League campaign after accepting a four-match ban for violent conduct on Thursday. Ramires had until 1700GMT on Thursday to respond to a Football Association charge after he struck Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson in an off-the-ball…

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                          • Microsoft earnings beat Street expectations

                            Microsoft Corp. posted flat revenue and a decline in net income for the January-March quarter. Revenue gains from its Windows operating system and cloud computing services like Azure were offset by the ...

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                            • Cops cannot declare May Day rally illegal, lawyer says

                              KUALA LUMPUR, April 24 — There are no provisions under the Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) 2012 that allows the authorities to declare the anti-GST rally planned for May 1 as illegal, human rights...

                              The Malay Mail Online
                              • Absolute power corrupts absolutely, Dr Mahathir reminds current leaders

                                Malaysian leaders have been reminded not to look down on the public’s capability to topple a corrupt government as what had happened in the Middle East during the Arab spring, warned Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic). In his latest blog posting today, the country’s longest serving prime minister said…

                                The Malaysian Insider
                                • Dropping Tony Pua from forum will cost BN youth support, says former MCA veep

                                  A former MCA vice-president has spoken out against the move by the Malaysia Summit Australia (MASA) Conference to drop opposition lawmaker Tony Pua from the forum, saying that it would cost Barisan Nasional crucial support from youths. In a series of tweets, Gan Ping Sieu (pic) said barring…

                                  The Malaysian Insider
                                  • Material washed ashore near Western Australia town possible MH370 debris, says paper

                                    Debris has washed up on the coast of Western Australia (WA), raising hopes it may be from the missing flight MH370, the Sydney Morning Herald reported today. In a statement released this afternoon, the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) said police in Western Australia attended to a report of…

                                    The Malaysian Insider
                                    • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

                                      ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

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                                      • How to change a tyre

                                        Changing a punctured tyre is a daunting task for many, but it doesn't have to be if you follow our 11 step process. Knowing basic vehicle maintenance methods can save you a lot of grief and heart ache in the …

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                                        • Bangladesh's miracle survivor marries and builds new life

                                          She was the miracle seamstress, plucked from the rubble of the world's worst garment factory disaster 17 days after the building collapse. The case of Reshma Akhter, 19, was a rare bright spot in the Rana Plaza catastrophe on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on April 24 last year that…

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