• Dr M says will never lodge police report against Najib

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 10 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that he would not lodge a police report against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak despite constantly calling for his successor’s...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Orang Asli children hid under roots for fear of being discovered

    KOTA BARU: The missing Orang Asli children were strongly believed to have moved in a group and hid under the roots of a big tree hanging on the riverbank of Sungai Perias for fear of being found by the SAR team, to the extent of dying from dehydration. This is the startling revelation made by Kelantan police chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim. Mazlan said the two survivors, Mirsudiar Alui, 11, and Norieen Yaakob, 10, who are currently receiving treatment at the Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital (HRPZII), were also suffering from emotional instability.

    New Straits Times
  • Secret Service agent who saved Reagan after shooting dies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service agent credited with saving President Ronald Reagan's life on the day he was shot outside a Washington hotel has died.

    Associated Press
  • Hollywood star Randy Quaid arrested trying to enter US

    American actor Randy Quaid and his wife have been arrested trying to cross into the United States from Canada, police said Saturday, the latest twist in a bizarre long-running saga. The actor -- who starred in "Brokeback Mountain" and "Independence Day" -- and his wife Evi claimed asylum in Canada in 2010 saying they were in fear of their lives to escape a group they dubbed the "Hollywood Star Whackers." They claimed it was a shadowy outfit of villains bent on killing American celebrities. Border officials say the couple are fugitives from justice in the United States over alleged illegal squatting in a US home that they used to own.

    AFP News
  • Public confidence hit after A-G ignored Bank Negara’s call to act against 1MDB, says DAP

    Public and investor confidence has taken another hit after Bank Negara’s revelation that it had recommended the attorney-general initiate criminal prosecution of troubled state investment firm 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), says DAP. Party secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said it now appeared that the central bank and the...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Bieber’s dad congratulates him after nude pictures

    Justin Bieber’s father Jeremy congratulated his son on the size of his manhood after nude pictures emerged of the singer on holiday.

    Cover Media
  • Daughter's dash to welcome home dad brings smiles to Army

    FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Top brass at a Colorado Army post are all smiles after a 2-year-old girl interrupted a general's speech to dash across the room and hug her dad, who had just come home from a nine-month deployment.

    Associated Press
  • 1MDB’s Arul confirms Sarawak Report expose, but explains miscommunication

    1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) boss Arul Kanda Kandasamy today confirmed that Sarawak Report's latest expose had been based on authentic minutes of the troubled firm's board meetings, but denied the website's claim that he was a liar over cash that was redeemed from an overseas investment. Instead, the firm's president and group executive...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Suicide bombers likely behind Ankara attack: Turkey PM

    Two suicide bombers likely carried out the twin explosions in Turkey's capital Ankara at a peace rally Saturday that left 86 people dead, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said. "There are very strong signs that the attack was carried out by two suicide bombers," he told reporters in Ankara, declaring three days of national mourning for those who lost their lives.

    AFP News 11 mins ago
  • China vows to continue building on disputed islands, reefs

    China on Saturday vowed to continue building in disputed reefs of the South China Sea, as state media said construction had finished on two lighthouses on reefs claimed by other countries. Beijing has been bolstering its claim to almost all the South China Sea by rapidly building large artificial structures resembling islands, straining ties with neighbours. The lighthouses on Cuateron Reef and Johnson South Reef in the Spratly islands have been officially opened, the state-run Xinhua news agency said late Friday.

    AFP News
  • Ice Age Mammoth Bones Discovered on Michigan Farm

    Two Michigan farmers made an unexpected discovery in a wheat field last week: the ice-age bones of a mammoth that was likely slaughtered by ancient humans. An excavation and analysis of the bones suggest they come from an adult male mammoth that had an unlucky end. "We think that humans were here and may have butchered and stashed the meat [in a pond] so that they could come back later for it," Daniel Fisher, a University of Michigan paleontologist who led the excavation, said in a statement.

  • Amir Khan says '75 percent chance' of Pacquiao fight

    Amir Khan said on Saturday he believes that there is a "75 percent" chance a big money fight with Manny Pacquiao will go ahead. The British boxer, speaking at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in Doha, Qatar, confirmed that his management team are in talks with the Filipino boxing legend and was confident he would finally land a fight he has been chasing for some time. "I think this could happen." Earlier, at a "media roundtable" held next to one of the world championships' boxing rings, Khan said his management team "were taking care of everything" regarding negotiations with Pacquiao.

    AFP News
  • Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris ‘on a break’

    Taylor Swift was “incandescent with rage” after pictures emerged of boyfriend Calvin Harris leaving a seedy massage parlour, it has been claimed.

    Cover Media
  • Hundreds of thousands protest in Berlin against EU-U.S. trade deal

    Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Berlin on Saturday in protest against a planned free trade deal between Europe and the United States that they say is anti-democratic and will lower food safety, labour and environmental standards. Organisers - an alliance of environmental groups, charities and opposition parties - said 250,000 people were taking part in the rally against free trade deals with both the United States and Canada, far more than they had anticipated. "This is the biggest protest that this country has seen for many, many years," Christoph Bautz, director of citizens' movement Campact told protesters in a speech.

  • Cops to cabbies: Stop ‘arresting’ Uber drivers

    Taxi drivers can't simply go around wantonly arresting Uber and GrabCar drivers. "As a taxi driver, you can't simply make a citizen's arrest. You as a taxi driver, you don't have the power to arrest people," said Low when contacted by the New Straits Times.

    New Straits Times
  • Malaysia at risk in event of global financial crash, says report

    Malaysia is one of several emerging economies at risk in the event of a global financial crash because of its high debts and unstable economic situation, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said. In a report by The Guardian, the fund highlighted corporations and financial institutions which relied on massive debt financing to maintain...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • British nurse who contracted Ebola hospitalized again

    LONDON (AP) — A British nurse who recovered from Ebola last year has been hospitalized again for treatment of an unusual late complication, London's Royal Free Hospital said Friday.

    Associated Press
  • Higher charges to replace lost IC beginning Oct 15

    PUTRAJAYA: The procedures to replace lost identification cards (IC) will be tightened effective Oct 15, said Home Ministry. Its Deputy Secretary-General (Security) Datuk Seri Adenan Ab Rahman said the improved procedures would involve an increase in the fees for lost IC in accordance with the amendment of Schedule 6 of National Registration Regulations 1990. “Applicants who applied to replace their IC for the first time will be charged RM100.

    New Straits Times
  • Japan hits out as UNESCO archives Nanjing massacre documents

    Japan on Saturday lashed out at UNESCO's decision to inscribe documents related to the Nanjing massacre in its Memory of the World register, describing it as "extremely regrettable" and calling for the process to be reformed. On Friday the UN cultural and scientific body agreed to 47 new inscriptions, including a request by Beijing to mark documents recording the mass murder and rape committed by Japanese troops after the fall of the Chinese city of Nanjing in 1937. The massacre, often referred to as the "Rape of Nanjing", is an exceptionally sensitive issue in the often-tense relations between Japan and China, with Beijing charging that Tokyo has failed to atone for the atrocity.

    AFP News 36 mins ago
  • Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole in Sochi

    Nico Rosberg out-qualified his Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton to claim pole for the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi on Saturday. Rosberg, trailing Hamilton by 48 points in the world championship, claimed his third pole of the season by three tenths of a second with a time of 1 min 37.113 sec. It was Rosberg's third pole of the season and the 18th of his career and came after a dramatic morning during which Spaniard Carlos Sainz of Toro Rosso escaped injury when crashed heavily at Turn 13 after careering out of control at more than 300 kph.

    AFP News