• Mata fires Manchester United into League Cup quarters

    By Toby Davis LONDON (Reuters) - Juan Mata swept home to steer Manchester United into the League Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 win over holders and bitter local rivals Manchester City on Wednesday as Jose Mourinho got one over old adversary Pep Guardiola. Mata rifled in a low finish past City keeper Willy Caballero early in the second half at Old Trafford on a night of few chances but plenty of derby fervour as United boss Mourinho won the tactical battle against Guardiola's much-changed City side.

  • Family robbed of caring son who died in Johor hospital fire

    TELUK INTAN, Oct 27 — Twenty-year-old K. Logeswaran went to Singapore hoping to earn enough as a cleaner to support his family. Such was his love for his family. But after just 13 days in the...

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  • ‘P Ramly’ pork burger a non-issue, says Ku Li

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — A local fast food chain’s decision to name its pork burger “P Ramly”, which has attracted criticism “is not an issue”, Umno’s veteran Gua Musang MP Tengku...

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  • Philippines' Duterte tells worried foreign businesses to go

    President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urged foreign businesses in the Philippines worried about his deadly drug war to "pack up and leave", as he launched another anti-American tirade before flying to Japan to attract investments.

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  • Putrajaya seeks to suspend DAP MP for half a year after Speaker row

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 ― Putrajaya is seeking to suspend DAP's Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng for six months after the his row with speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia. The motion appeared at No. 2 in...

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  • Trump touts urban policy following detour to open new hotel

    By Steve Holland CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in an appeal on Wednesday to African-Americans and working-class voters, promised "21st century" banking industry reforms and tax changes to spur job creation and investment in blighted communities. Delivering an urban policy speech two weeks before the Nov. 8 election, Trump highlighted his plan to ease access to bank credit for young blacks trying to start businesses and create jobs in their communities. The New York businessman, who trails Democrat Hillary Clinton in national opinion polls and is struggling to appeal to African-Americans and Latinos, also called for broader tax incentives to spur inner-city investment.

  • Johor hospital fire: Last man out grateful to nurse who spotted him

    JOHOR BARU, Oct 27— “Terrifying” would aptly describe the experience of being the last one left behind in a hospital ward at the height of the fire at Sultanah Aminah Hospital on Tuesday....

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  • Blake Lively throws 40th birthday party for husband Ryan Reynolds

    Ryan Reynolds thanked his children for "not ruining everything like they planned" at his 40th birthday party.

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  • National Geographic 'Afghan girl' arrested in Pakistan

    An Afghan woman immortalised on a celebrated National Geographic magazine cover as a green-eyed 12-year-old girl was arrested Wednesday for living in Pakistan on fraudulent identity papers. The haunting image of Sharbat Gula, taken in a Pakistan refugee camp by photographer Steve McCurry in the 1980s, became the most famous cover image in the magazine's history. Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested Gul for fraud following a two-year investigation on her and her husband, who has absconded.

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  • Jihadists 'shave beards' as pressure builds on Mosul

    Jihadists with the Islamic State group were shaving their beards and changing hideouts in Mosul, residents said, as a major Iraqi offensive moved ever closer to the city on Wednesday. With pressure building on the 10th day of the Mosul assault, Western defence chiefs were already looking ahead to the next target -- IS's other major stronghold of Raqa in Syria. Recent advances on the eastern front have brought elite Iraqi forces to within five kilometres (three miles) of Mosul, and several residents reached by AFP said the jihadists seemed to be preparing for an assault on the city itself.

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  • Real Madrid run riot in 7-1 Spanish cup romp

    A much-weakened Real Madrid went goal crazy in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, smashing third-division minnows Cultural Leonesa 7-1 away from home in the first leg of their last-32 encounter.

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  • Samsung heir joins board, moving toward top leadership role

    The grandson of Samsung's founder is stepping up as its new leader as the South Korean company grapples with the recent failure of a flagship smartphone. Shareholders of Samsung Electronics Co. voted Thursday ...

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  • US warned against Chinese takeover of German firm: report

    The German government withdrew its approval for a Chinese firm to purchase Aixtron, which makes semiconductor equipment, after the US secret services raised security concerns, a German media report said ...

  • Despite fatal fire, MOH says will not suspend Johor hospital service concessionaire

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 27 ― The Ministry of Health said today that it will not suspend the services of Sultanah Aminah Hospital's support services concessionaire Medivest Sdn Bhd while investigations...

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  • What happened to Brazil's 1970 football team of glory

    With Pele, Jairzinho and captain Carlos Alberto, who died on Tuesday, the Brazil team that won the 1970 World Cup was one of the greatest ever. Here is what happened to the team of 1970: Felix Much-criticised before the 1970 World Cup finals, goalkeeper Felix was well protected by his defence and emerged as one of the heroes from the 4-1 victory in the final over Italy. Carlos Alberto Just leading Brazil in their greatest triumph and scoring the magical fourth goal in the final has ensured that Carlos Alberto, who died of a heart attack on Tuesday aged 72, will go down in history.

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  • Sea search for man who jumped off second Penang bridge

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 26 — Search and Rescue teams consisting of the Fire and Rescue Department and the Marine Police have started a sea search here for a man who was believed to have jumped off the...

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  • Six to be tried in France over topless Kate photos

    Six reporters, photographers and media chiefs are to be tried in France for invasion of privacy over topless photos of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge published in 2012, judicial sources said Tuesday. The snaps of Kate, the wife of Prince William, were taken with a long lens and showed her topless on a balcony of a private residence in the south of France during a holiday with her husband. Closer's chief editor, the head of the Mondadori press group which owns the magazine, two photographers of a Parisian agency and a photographer and a senior figure at regional daily La Provence will now have to answer in court over the publication of the intimate photos, under a July magistrate's order.

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  • World Bank: Doing business in Malaysia includes getting husband’s permission to leave home

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 26 — The World Bank has listed obtaining the husband’s permission to leave the home among the procedures for married Muslim women to start a business in Malaysia. According...

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  • Best Selling Cars in the Philippines 2016 – So Far

    The Philippine automotive market has plenty of reasons to celebrate this year, as it is well on its way to exceed its 2016 target of selling 370,000. As of the end of August, automotive sales have already reached 229,919 units. What’s interesting about this year is that each of the monthly sales numbers from 2016 […] The post Best Selling Cars in the Philippines 2016 – So Far appeared first on Carmudi Philippines.

  • Kovan double murder: Appeal court reserves judgement

    Iskandar Rahmat, 37, a former senior staff sergeant with the Singapore Police Force, was found guilty of murdering workshop owner Tan Boon Sin, 67, and his son Tan Chee Heong, 42, in June 2013.

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