• Probe your own brother, ousted Thai PM tells junta chief

    Thailand's first female prime minister on Sunday told the man who ousted her government two years ago to investigate his own brother over corruption allegations, in an unusually strong broadside against the junta. Yingluck Shinawatra was booted from office shortly before army chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha seized power in May 2014, the military's second coup in less than a decade and their twelfth successful power grab since 1932. The last two legal cases stem from a popular but financially costly rice subsidy scheme that Yingluck's government pushed.

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  • "This is not football, this is kampung football"

    Karl-Heinz Weigang was not happy despite his Perak team winning against Selangor to secure Super League stay

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  • African lizard found that looks just like Spider-Man

    Plenty of fans have donned the Spider-Man costume over the years - but this just might be the best cosplay we’ve seen yet. "We finally arrived at an entrance gate for the Mara Conservancy and were waiting for our drivers to get clearance to enter. "I spotted the bright coloured lizard that looked like a superhero in an aggressive stance and used it as an excuse to jump out and stretch my legs.

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  • Roger Moore’s son is a dead ringer for his father in Bond costume

    It seems the next generation of the Moore family has continued to keep the British end up, so to speak. The Daily Mail shared an image of Geoffrey Moore, 50-year old son of the third 007 actor Roger, dressed as his father for a party in Mayfair this week. Geoffrey Moore was 7 years old when his father inherited the mantle of 007 with 1973’s ‘Live and Let Die,’ going on to be the most prolific Bond actor with seven films in the role before retiring in 1985 (by which time, most would agree the then 57-year old actor was far too old for the part).

    Ben Bussey
  • If Apple built a car, here are the companies it would probably work with

    AP Earlier this week, it came out that … Continued The post If Apple built a car, here are the companies it would probably work with appeared first on Business Insider.

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  • Consumers in Selangor left high and dry

    PETALING JAYA, Sept 25 — More than one million consumers in Selangor had a damper in their weekend plans with an unscheduled water disruption, and are now left wondering when supply would resume...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Lee Chong Wei bags sixth Japan Open title

    Malaysia's Lee Chong Wei on Sunday won his sixth Yonex Open Japan title, defeating third seed Jan O Jorgensen of Denmark. Lee, a silver medallist in the last three Olympics, triumphed 21-18, 15-21, 21-16 against the Dane. The 33-year-old world number one had sailed through the men's singles at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium without losing a single game.

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  • Victoria Beckham: ‘I’m finally coming into my own’

    Victoria Beckham feels “happier in her own skin” now that she’s in her forties.

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  • Football: Mourinho stands by axed Rooney after United rout Leicester

    Jose Mourinho insists Wayne Rooney can still be a key figure for Manchester United despite dropping the England striker for Saturday's 4-1 win against Leicester. Mourinho left Rooney on the bench after a series of underwhelming performances from the United captain and he wasn't missed as the Premier League champions were crushed at Old Trafford. Juan Mata, who stepped into Rooney's number 10 role, was among the scorers, but United manager Mourinho is adamant his axed star remains an important member of the team and is not sulking about the decision to leave him out.

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  • French fighter jet deal: an Indian saga

    The less-than-supersonic sale of French Rafale fighter jets to India has highlighted the obstacles facing foreign arms firms seeking to do business with the world's biggest weapons importer. India has signed a series of key defence deals under Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of a $100 billion upgrade of its Soviet-era military hardware, making it an attractive proposition for arms exporters. After nearly a decade of discussions and setbacks India signed a deal Friday to acquire 36 Rafale fighter jets for 7.9 billion euros ($8.8 billion) as it seeks to bolster its military against an increasingly assertive China.

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  • In Opinion: Is this the face of the next ISIS leader?

    The death August 30 of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, the official spokesperson of the Islamic State (ISIS), dealt a harsh blow to the militant organization. Al-Adnani was killed in international coalition airstrikes while in the Syrian city of al-Bab, in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, because of the significant role he had played in ISIS since the organization was first launched in June 2014. Al-Adnani was appointed as its official spokesperson, and it was predicted he might be named emir of Syria.

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  • Filmmakers considered killing Captain America in Civil War

    From the moment ‘Captain America: Civil War’ was announced, comic book fans immediately speculated as to whether Marvel Studios would be bold enough to end the movie the same way the ‘Civil War’ comic book saga concluded: with the death of Steve Rogers. It’s no spoiler to reveal that this did not come to pass – but directors Joe and Anthony Russo and producer/Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige have admitted that the thought did cross their minds when the film was first in development.

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  • In war between taxis and ride-sharing services, old cabbies are the ultimate losers

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 — For the past 25 years, 65-year-old Mohd Yusof Mohd Diah has driven countless passengers through the busy streets of Kuala Lumpur… earning a decent income all this while....

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Philippines at UN tells world not to interfere

    The Philippines' foreign secretary on Saturday pushed back against criticism of President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war, telling the United Nations not to interfere. "We urge everyone to allow us to deal with out domestic challenges in order to achieve our national goals, without undue interference," Perfecto Yasay told the UN General Assembly. There has been growing international alarm over the rising death toll from Duterte's crackdown on crime, with human rights groups saying that security forces are engaging in extrajudicial killings.

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  • China begins operating world's largest radio telescope

    BEIJING (AP) — The world's largest radio telescope began searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life Sunday in a project demonstrating China's rising ambitions in space and its pursuit of international scientific prestige.

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  • PPR flats in despicable state? Blame the residents, public told

    PETALING JAYA, Sept 25 — Several residents of the Kota Damansara People’s Housing Programme (PPR) here have blamed fellow occupants for the seemingly pathetic state of the public housing flat,...

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  • Hollywood Tries to ID A-Lister Accused of Raping Corey Haim

    Forget Brad and Angelina — a much more sinister tabloid headline has captured Hollywood’s attention this week, and inspired grim, rampant speculation about whether a famous actor repeatedly raped a now-deceased child star. Radar Online last week published a bombshell report claiming to know the identity of a beloved male star who sexually abused an underage Corey Haim in the prime of his career. Haim died at age 38, of pneumonia, in 2010.

    The Wrap
  • Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been breached

    Note: This article was first published on September 23, 2016.

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  • Coutinho shines as five-star Liverpool rout Hull

    Jurgen Klopp disproved his own words of warning as Liverpool crushed Hull City 5-1 at Anfield on Saturday to climb into the top four of the Premier League. Klopp had written in his programme notes of the uniquely competitive nature of the Premier League, pointing out that there are no easy games in England's top flight. Liverpool's manager also claimed that describing Hull as "just hard to beat" was doing them a disservice.

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  • Jim Carrey fires back at STD allegations made by late lover's husband

    The funnyman accuses tragic Cathriona White's estranged husband of "shameful greed".

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