• Passengers on MH192 praise pilot’s calm handling of situation

    Passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH192 bound for Bangalore, which had to return to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport a few hours later after its departure last night, praised the crew for handling the situation calmly. Passengers said the aircraft had a “bumpy” take-off when it departed…

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    • Grief over Karpal reflects Malaysians’ affection for principled people

      The late DAP leader Karpal Singh's funeral in Penang yesterday has been the biggest outpouring of grief in Malaysia since Tunku Abdul Rahman's funeral in December 1990. The crowd lining the George Town roads yesterday roared the prominent lawyer and politician's name. Thousands others followed the…

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      • Expert says other than seat cushions and light debris, MH370 may never be found

        An aviation expert has added to the pessimism surrounding the search for flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean, saying the area's silty condition could make detection by sonar more difficult as the debris would have sunk further. "If we ever find parts from MH370, it may be when seat-cushions…

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        • MAS plane bound for Bangalore makes emergency landing in KLIA after tyre bursts

          A Malaysia Airlines plane with 166 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early today in another blow to its safety image after the loss of flight MH370. Flight MH192, bound for Bangalore, India, turned back to Kuala Lumpur after it was discovered that a tyre had…

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          • Bible, highway storm proves ‘Kajang Move’ right, its engineers say

            KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim has shown he is unfit to head Selangor as seen in his recent fumble of the bible seizure and the green light given for a 14.9km elevated highway...

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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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              • Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart

                NASHPORT, Ohio (AP) — A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.

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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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                  • 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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                    • 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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                        • 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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                          • Liverpool go five clear, Arsenal and Everton win

                            By Josh Reich LONDON (Reuters) - Liverpool's dream of a first title in 24 years moved closer to reality after a 3-2 win at lowly Norwich City on Sunday opened up a five-point lead over second-placed Chelsea with three matches remaining. Arsenal beat Hull City 3-0 in a dress-rehearsal for next…

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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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                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • Transcript of SKorea ship sinking: 'We can't move'

                                        JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The following is a portion of the transcript released Sunday by the South Korean coast guard of the conversation between the ferry that sank Wednesday and the Jindo Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jindo island. The ferry Sewol issued its distress call to another…

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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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