• Nasi Lemak Anak Dara sells 1,000 packets after PM’s mention

    SHAH ALAM, Oct 23 — Siti Hajjar Ahmad, 24, never dreamt that her little nasi lemak business would make it into national news, let alone receive the endorsement of Datuk Seri Najib Razak. But...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Toddler dies in Spokane fire, his dog huddled at his side

    SEATTLE (AP) — A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday.

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  • Liverpool climb to second as Arsenal, Spurs misfire

    An 81st-minute Gareth McAuley goal prevented Liverpool from provisionally going top in the Premier League as they defeated West Bromwich Albion 2-1 on Saturday. Needing a two-goal win to move above leaders Arsenal, Liverpool took a 2-0 lead through Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho, but McAuley's strike left them in second place on goal difference. Arsenal had earlier been held to a 0-0 draw by Middlesbrough, while fourth-place Tottenham Hotspur played out a goalless stalemate at Bournemouth.

    AFP News
  • The Latest: Clinton beckons to Trump backers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EDT):

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  • Rina, young Japanese model taking world by storm

    Aged just 17 and still living with her family, Rina Fukushi has seen more of the world than most Japanese schoolgirls. Discovered at 14, hailed by Vogue as "ultra-cool" and "eye-catching" with her enormous eyes, thick eyebrows and bee-sting lips, she is already the veteran of seasons in Paris, Milan and New York -- giving American models Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner a run for their money. A girl who loves to rummage around vintage stores whenever she is travelling, she dresses for the interview in black -- mini skirt from Paris, turtleneck from Japan -- and brown handbag from Milan.

    AFP News
  • China's Xi to consolidate power at key meeting: analysts

    The leaders of the world's most powerful political party gather in Beijing on Monday for a conclave that could change the course of Chinese history. In meetings at the exclusive Jinxi Hotel, safe from the public's prying eyes, nearly 400 top members of the Chinese Communist Party will confer for four days, discussing changes to how the giant party will be managed. The meeting, according to the official Xinhua News service, will focus on the issue of "party discipline".

    AFP News
  • We’re not the ones with a violent agenda, Bersih 2.0 chief tells Red Shirts leader

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 ― Maria Chin Abdullah who chairs Bersih 2.0 rubbished today a claim that the electoral watchdog had hired people to assault its own supporters for publicity. She emphasised...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • As Duterte embraces China, Japan's Abe set to roll out warm welcome

    By Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans private personal meetings with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in Tokyo next week, three sources said, seeking to keep him onside with U.S.-led efforts to contain Beijing's South China Sea ambitions. With Duterte winding up a trip to China where he announced his "separation" from the United States, Abe faces a delicate task to promote the closely aligned security goals of Tokyo and Washington without pushing the Philippine leader deeper into Beijing's embrace.

  • Nasi Vanggey swamped after PM’s mention

    IPOH, Oct 23 — Barely a day after Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak praised Nasi Vanggey in his Budget 2017 speech for its affordable prices, the outlet was swamped with people. The...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Mourinho braces for Chelsea return

    With three Premier League titles, three League Cups and one FA Cup won across his two stints in west London, Mourinho is the most successful manager in Chelsea's history. The love affair ended last December after nine league defeats and what technical director Michael Emenalo termed "palpable discord" between manager and players, but Mourinho prefers to remember the good times.

    AFP News
  • Hamilton unaware of Mercedes' overnight sensations

    Lewis Hamilton admitted he was unaware his Mercedes team had worked through the night to deliver a car which carried him to a blistering pole position for Sunday's United States Grand Prix. The 31-year-old defending champion grabbed the 58th pole of his career, edging out teammate Nico Rosberg who leads the title race by 33 points with four races remaining. Hamilton, using a car with a new fuel injection system which was fitted overnight, said he had no idea about the repairs carried out by mechanics who worked until 4am to keep his title push on track.

    AFP News
  • 11 advanced excel tricks that will help you get an instant raise at work

    Flickr/Microsoft Sweden Microsoft Excel just might be the … Continued The post 11 advanced excel tricks that will help you get an instant raise at work appeared first on Business Insider.

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  • Boy, 11, committed suicide over exam results: State Coroner

    An 11-year-old boy’s death – from falling 17 storeys out his bedroom window on the day he was meant to show his parents his mid-year examination results – has been ruled a suicide. According to local media reports, State Coroner Marvin Bay declared the death a “deliberate act of suicide” and said that the child faced pressure from his parents to achieve a certain standard of exam results. The court heard that on 18 May, the day of the incident,  the boy had been due to show his parents his exam results, which were below the 70-mark standard set by his mother.

    Yahoo Singapore
  • Bosphorus ship spotters set sights on Russian warships

    Minutes after fishermen tip him off that a ship is about to pass through Istanbul's Bosphorus, Yoruk Isik drops what he's doing and rushes to his favourite vantage point, camera in hand. It is a Russian warship, in this case the landing ship Nikolai Filchenkov. It makes stately progress through the strait towards the Sea of Marmara on a voyage that will eventually take it into the Mediterranean towards Tartus, Russia's naval base in Syria.

    AFP News
  • Samsung SSD 960 Pro review: Raising the bar for SSDs

    Is this Samsung’s greatest SSD yet? For the past few years, Samsung’s annual Global SSD Summit meant one thing: a new flagship consumer SSD. If it isn’t obvious to you, Samsung is the world’s leader in flash memory.

  • Taylor Swift wins right to seal groping lawsuit photo

    Other "ordinary and mundane" documents in the case will be made available for public viewing.

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  • Somali pirates free 26 hostages held for nearly five years

    Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian hostages held for nearly five years after the hijacking of their fishing vessel, the last commercial ship seized at the height of the country's piracy scourge, negotiators said Saturday. The crew of the Naham 3, the second longest held hostage by Somali pirates, were taken captive when their Omani-flagged vessel was seized in March 2012 south of the Seychelles. "We are very pleased to announce the release of the Naham 3 crew early this morning," said John Steed, coordinator of the Hostage Support Partners (HSP) who helped negotiate their release.

    AFP News
  • Leonardo DiCaprio almost lost his life filming underwater

    The movie star had to rely on Edward Norton when his oxygen leaked during a Galapagos expedition.

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  • Benitez's Newcastle make it five wins in a row

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Newcastle United notched a fifth consecutive Championship victory as their bid to return to the top flight at the first attempt gathered pace on Saturday. Ayoze Perez needed just 60 seconds to put Rafa Benitez's team on course for a 3-0 triumph over Ipswich Town, their 10th win in 14 league games in a season that began with two defeats. Perez and Matt Ritchie were on target in the second half as Newcastle moved to 31 points, three ahead of Brighton and Hove Albion and Huddersfield Town.

  • 17 Best Yishun & Sembawang Eateries: Foodie Secrets Only North-Dwellers know

    Who says there is nothing to eat in the north? Surely there must be something out there otherwise we north-dwellers would have starved… Many good eateries can be found in the north too, and since the area is so big, my humble list will cover areas in Yishun and Sembawang as for now. Hola! So to […] The post 17 Best Yishun & Sembawang Eateries: Foodie Secrets Only North-Dwellers know appeared first on SETHLUI.com.