• Liverpool sack manager Rodgers after derby draw

    Liverpool terminated the contract of manager Brendan Rodgers on Sunday, just eight games into the Premier League season with the five-times European champions languishing in 10th place. "Ambition and winning are at the heart of what we want to bring to Liverpool and we believe this change gives us the best opportunity to deliver it. “The search for a new manager is underway and we hope to make an appointment in a decisive and timely manner.” Liverpool have only beaten Stoke City, Bournemouth and Aston Villa in the league this season and count a 3-0 thrashing at home by West Ham United among their early results.

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  • Mega Tsunami with 50-Foot Waves Swallowed Ancient Island

    A mega tsunami taller than a 50-story skyscraper once engulfed an island off the west coast of Africa, researchers say. This finding suggests the giant landslides and killer waves that such tsunamis can trigger might pose a major hazard to people living on islands and coasts, scientists added. Tsunamis are monster waves that are often caused by earthquakes.

  • Najib denies meeting with Netanyahu in UN

    MILAN: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has denied the allegation that he held a meeting with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during the United Nations (UN) General Assembly in New York recently. The Prime Minister said he had bumped into the leader at a door in the UN headquarters after Netanyahu finished speaking and he (Najib) was after that. “It was sheer coincidence I bumped into him at the entrance of the United Nations.

    New Straits Times
  • Go ahead and slap the Chinese if you have the guts, Dr M tells Umno deputy minister

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today scoffed at an Umno leader who is getting flak after saying the ethnic Chinese should be “slapped”, and challenged Datuk Tajuddin Abdul Rahman to...

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  • Headless body of a woman found

    KLUANG: A headless body of a woman was found in the bushes in Kampung Parit Haji Hashim, Simpang Renggam, here at 10.25am yesterday. Kluang district police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohamad Laham said a member of the public telephoned the police about finding the body, that was only clad in a bra and a piece of cloth.

    New Straits Times
  • China win Asia Basketball title, qualify for Olympics

    China's men beat the Philippines 78-67 in the FIBA Asia Championship final before an ecstatic 7,000-strong capacity home crowd in Changsha late on Saturday to secure a place at the 2016 Olympics.

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  • Assad says Russian failure in Syria would 'destroy' Mideast

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in comments broadcast on Sunday that the success of Russia's military intervention in his country's civil war was vital for the whole Middle East. "The alliance between Russia, Syria, Iraq and Iran must succeed or else the whole region will be destroyed," he said in an interview broadcast by Iranian state television. Russia on Wednesday launched air strikes in Syria in a move Moscow insists is aimed at fighting the Islamic State group.

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  • You're not special any more, Mourinho is told

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - If, as former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once said, a week is a long time in politics, four and a half months in football clearly represents an eternity. It was only in mid-May that Jose Mourinho's status as the self-styled 'Special One' was rubber-stamped when his Chelsea side finished eight points ahead of their nearest rivals as they romped to the Premier League title. It is early October and already the Londoners have lost six matches in all competitions this season and Mourinho acknowledges his players are going through a crisis of confidence.

  • Clean up your act or we will support PAS instead, Perkasa warns Umno

    RAWANG, Oct 4 — Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali today warned Umno to clean up its act or he would issue a directive for its members to support PAS in the next general election. Ibrahim...

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  • Free Event in Washington DC Area October 13th - 17

    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House', free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

  • C’mon, make a stand, ex-Special Branch officer tells Gani

    Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail should come out and clarify the issues surrounding 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), former Special Branch deputy director Datuk Abdul Hamid Bador said, as the ex-attorney general appeared to have gone “silent” after his removal from office. In an open letter to the government, Hamid wondered about Gani’s silence...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Malaysia not just for Malays, but for Muslims, says hardline Islamist group Hizbut Tahrir

    SERI KEMBANGAN, Oct 3 — The Malaysian chapter of hardline Islamists Hizbut Tahrir chided local Muslims today for their preoccupation with race, warning that tribalism is stopping the community...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Bye bye Google, hello Alphabet

    (Reuters) - Google Inc has morphed into Alphabet Inc. After U.S. markets closed on Friday, Alphabet replaced Google as the publicly traded company that will house Google's search and Web advertising businesses, maps, YouTube and its "moonshot" ventures such as driverless cars. Google's class A shares and class C shares will automatically convert into the same number of Alphabet class A shares and class C shares and start trading on the Nasdaq from Monday. The structural overhaul, announced in August, is intended to separate the company's core businesses from ventures such as the driverless cars, glucose-monitoring contact lenses and Internet-connected high-altitude balloons.

  • 'Lust, Caution' star Tang looks for chemistry on the set

    BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Chinese actress Tang Wei is not obsessed about finding the right role for her future film project.

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  • England braces for financial fallout after World Cup collapse

    A nation was left reeling Sunday after England crashed out of its own Rugby World Cup, with experts predicting the country would take an economic hit to add to the huge sporting blow. England suffered the humiliation of becoming the first World Cup host nation to bow out in the first round after a 33-13 defeat to Australia at Twickenham ended their hopes of reaching the quarter-finals. Rugby World Cup organisers insisted the competition as a whole would not be affected, with stadiums all but sold out right up to the final.

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  • The least glamorous first jobs of 18 highly successful people

    AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer. It … Continued The post The least glamorous first jobs of 18 highly successful people appeared first on Business Insider.

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  • DPM: Three years too long a wait for Indonesia to solve haze problem

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 — Indonesia’s plan to resolve the annual haze crisis in three years’ time through measures such as cracking down on open fires in its forests may prove to be too slow, Datuk...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Homeless man in Anchorage uses homemade spear to kill bear

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A homeless man fashioned a machete-like blade to a groomed tree branch and speared a hungry black bear cub that was sniffing for food Friday morning at an illegal camp site in Anchorage.

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  • Mexican 'wolf man' battles isolation of rare condition

    Jesus Aceves may never get used to people's stares, but after decades of alcoholism and a painful career as a circus freak, he has made a resolution: to stop burying his hair-covered face in his hands. Aceves, a 41-year-old Mexican man, has an extremely rare condition called hypertrichosis, also known as "werewolf syndrome" -- an abnormal amount of hair growth on the face and body. Just 50 cases of hypertrichosis have ever been documented.

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  • Pre-school teacher killed in accident

    KUALA TERENGGANU:A 41-year-old Kemas pre-school teacher was killed on the spot when the car she was in skidded and hit a Toyota Hilux near Kampung Sungai Ikan, here, today.According a source, the victim, Zaliha Awi, 41, and her son Wan Muhammad Irwan, 6, were in the car driven by her husband Wan Mohd Radhi Wan Derahman, 41, when the accident happened at KM29 Jalan Kuala Terengganu-Kelantan at 8am."Mohd Radhi was heading towards Setiu to send Zaliha to attend a seminar," he said. ...

    New Straits Times
  • 5 things to know about the Nobel Prizes

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The beginning of October means Nobel Prize time, when committees in Stockholm and Oslo announce the winners of what many consider the most prestigious awards in the world.

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