• Karpal Singh dies in road accident, son injured

    Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh died in a car accident on the North-South Expressway this morning near Gua Tempurung, Kampar in Perak. Kampar police chief Superintendent Ng Kong Soon confirmed that Karpal died in a road accident at KM306.1 of the North-South Expressway near Gua Tempurung at 12.40 am…

    The Malaysian Insider
    • 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 ...

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      • ‘Huge’ Hindu, Buddhist statues against Islam, ex-judge says

        KUALA LUMPUR, April 16 — The “huge” statues at a Hindu temple in Batu Caves and Buddhist temple in Penang are an affront to Islam as the religion forbids idolatry, a retired Court of Appeals judge...

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        • Police cadet delivers baby in toilet while under training

          A police trainee who was undergoing training at the police training centre (PULAPOL) delivered a baby girl in a toilet at a hospital yesterday, three months after she was tested negative for pregnancy. A source said the trainee, delivered her baby in a toilet of the Kuala Lumpur Hospital at 11am.…

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          • Relatives of MH370 passengers storm out of glitch-ridden MAS briefing, says report

            Some 200 relatives of Chinese passengers aboard missing flight MH370 stormed out of a meeting room in Beijing after technical glitches disrupted a video conference with Malaysia Airlines staff in Kuala Lumpur yesterday morning, The South China Morning Post (SCMP) reports. SCMP said that the morning…

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            • Wreck hunter confident MH370 crash site found, says Aussie paper

              A wreck hunter is confident that the search teams had pinpointed the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 and believes that the black boxes will be located soon, the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) reports. David Mearns, director of Blue Water Recoveries told the ABC's 7.30 programme yesterday,…

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              • Man executed for killing 3 members of Texas family

                HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man convicted of fatally stabbing his ex-girlfriend, her young son and her mother 13 years ago at a home in Corpus Christi was executed by Texas prison officials Wednesday evening.

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                • Bale stunner claims Cup win for Real over Barca

                  Gareth Bale raced away to score a stunning late winner as Real Madrid made light of the absence of top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo to beat arch-rivals Barcelona 2-1 to win a riveting King's Cup final on Wednesday. Wales winger Bale, who joined Real for a world record fee in the close season, galloped…

                  Reuters
                  • Borderless vehicle registration system from May 1 – Bernama

                    The borderless vehicle registration system is expected to be implemented throughout the country beginning May 1, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Ab Aziz Kaprawi. He said that under the system, vehicle suppliers could obtain the registration number for the state required without having to go to…

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                    • Anwar raps Najib for distorting ‘solving MH370 in a second’ remark

                      PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today criticised the Prime Minister for manipulating his statement of solving the MH370 crisis in a second. Anwar (pic, right) said Datuk Seri Najib Razak was swift in retorting his statement but did not display such agility in handling the MH370 crisis.…

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                      • N. Korea officials 'target London salon over Kim haircut ad'

                        British police said Tuesday they had intervened after North Korean embassy officials reportedly told a London hairdresser to take down a discount haircuts advert featuring leader Kim Jong-Un. Mo Nabbach said two officials identifying themselves as being from the Stalinist state's mission took…

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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…

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                          • Paul Walker's brothers in "Fast 7"

                            The late Paul Walker's two brothers have been confirmed to fill in production gaps for "Fast and Furious 7"

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                            • Mahathir wants Causeway replaced with ‘Friendship Bridge’ to Singapore – Bernama

                              Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pic) today suggested the removal of the Johor Causeway in order to build the Friendship Bridge proposed by the government.    He said the Johor Causeway causes various problems, mainly involving environmental issues and traffic congestion, in Johor…

                              The Malaysian Insider
                              • My wife is entitled to personal assistant, says Selangor MB

                                Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim (pic) says his wife, Puan Sri Salbiah Tunut, is entitled to a personal assistant in her capacity as the head of the Selangor Women's Welfare and Charity Organisation. The Selangor menteri besar said the cost of the personal assistant was borne by Menteri Besar…

                                The Malaysian Insider
                                • Pro-Russian gunmen make inroads in eastern Ukraine

                                  SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles and weapons from underequipped government forces, then rolling through two cities to a hero's welcome.

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                                  • Watch Live: Scientists Explore a Mysterious Deep-Sea World

                                    This month, you can fly along the Gulf of Mexico seafloor and explore a strange ecosystem fueled by chemicals instead of sunlight, all from your computer. The journey to the deep sea comes courtesy of a remotely operated vehicle and camera sled that will send back live video to the Okeanos…

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                                    • Man City title hopes in tatters after Sunderland draw

                                      By Michael Hann LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City's Premier League title hopes were dealt a crushing blow when they were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom club Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. Everton suffered a shock 3-2 home defeat by mid-table Crystal Palace at Goodison Park to put a…

                                      Reuters
                                      • ‘All the best’, Selangor MB tells Bible society at exit

                                        SHAH ALAM, April 15 — Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim said today he wished the Bible Society of Malaysia (BSM) well on its decision to move its headquarters out to Kuala Lumpur to...

                                        The Malay Mail Online
                                        • 5 Ways to Run Out of Money in Retirement

                                          Retirement is a balancing act. So what throws people off balance in retirement? If you approach retirement income this way, you can get yourself in trouble. Your retirement income gas gauge isn't only there to tell you when to slow down -- it can also tell you when there is room to step on the gas.

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