• Search for Malaysia Airlines jet refocuses on drone scans of seafloor

    By Byron Kaye and Swati Pandey SYDNEY/PERTH Australia (Reuters) - A deep-sea drone completed its much-anticipated first full scan of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean, the team looking for a missing Malaysian jetliner said on Thursday, as an air and surface search became less likely to yield…

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    • Heartbreaking texts from students on sinking S. Korea ferry

      Heart-wrenching messages of fear, love and despair, sent by high school students from a sinking South Korean ferry, added extra emotional weight Thursday to a tragedy that has stunned the nation. Nearly 300 people -- most of them students on a high school trip to a holiday island -- are still…

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      • Miley’s infection ‘gone horribly wrong’

        Miley Cyrus could reportedly be in hospital for up to a month.

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        • Evacuation order came too late for many on ferry

          MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with about 290 people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list, a crew member said Thursday.

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          • Captain of capsized S.Korean ferry faces criminal investigation

            By Narae Kim JINDO South Korea (Reuters) - The captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized off the southwest coast was facing a criminal investigation on Thursday, an official said, amid unconfirmed reports that he was one of the first people to jump to safety as the vessel began sinking. The…

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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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              • 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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                • 10 Reasons Why Liang Court is the closest thing to Japan you can find in Singapore

                  Land of the Rising Sun, in Singapore Little do we know, we can actually experience some of Japan right here in Singapore. I'm talking about celebrating traditional cultural events and festivals such as Oshogatsu (Japan New Year, 1 Jan), Hinamatsuri (Doll Festival, 3 Feb), Kodomo No Hi (Children's…

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                  • MH370 mini-sub search of ocean zone will end within week: PM

                    The mini-submarine hunting for flight MH370 will finish scouring its current strip of the Indian Ocean within a week, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said, adding that if unsuccessful the operation ...

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                    • Pulis: Sir Alex Ferguson convinced me to take Crystal Palace job

                      The Eagles' secured survival on Wednesday night with a win at Champions League-chasing Everton, with the former Manchester United boss one of just two who backed the role

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                      • How to look good after a long haul flight

                        When the Duchess of Cambridge arrived in New Zealand on Prince George's first royal tour after almost a 24-hour flight, she looked even more fabulous than usual. Follow a few simple steps suggested by online hair and beauty expert Hairtrade.com to look as good as a princess however far you're…

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                        • Poll: Has Bale justified record fee with Copa Clasico winner?

                          After scoring a late winner for Real Madrid against Barcelona on Wednesday night, has the £86 million man proved his worth for his new side or does he still have work to do?

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                          • Grieving S. Korean parents consumed by agony and anger

                            The announcement of the sixth confirmed victim from the sinking of a South Korean ferry carrying hundreds of high school students came after a night-long vigil for relatives who had travelled to the southern island of Jindo to be near the rescue effort. The gymnasium where hundreds spent the night…

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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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                              • 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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                                • Nigeria: Fate of 100+ abducted girls unknown

                                  MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The fate of more than 100 girls and young women abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty Thursday when their school principal denied a report from Nigeria's military that almost all the students were free.

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                                  • Beat high car prices the VW way

                                    Volkswagen’s Das WeltAuto division offers buyers the chance to save tens of thousands of dollars Continue reading →

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                                    • Saiful Bukhari: Karpal was a ‘great man’

                                      KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Veteran lawyer Karpal Singh was a “great man”, according to Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan who had endured repeated grilling by the late DAP leader in court. “My sincerest...

                                      The Malay Mail Online
                                      • Why KepLand's sales nightmare won't be over anytime soon

                                        Slow development sales in Singapore, China to persist. According to CIMB, there were no surprises in KepLand’s results – 1Q14 core EPS was 24% of its full-year forecast and consensus. Development sales ...

                                        Singapore Business Review
                                        • Philippine leader apologises over 'world's worst airport'

                                          Philippine President Benigno Aquino publicly apologised on Wednesday for failures in air conditioning at Manila airport, already named by an online travel guide as the world's worst. The fresh debacle at Terminal 1, used by foreign airlines, came as millions of Filipinos begin travelling for the…

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