• Former Terengganu rep shot dead after Friday prayers

    Former Terengganu assemblyman Alias Abdullah was today shot dead at his home in Alor Limbat, Marang shortly after returning from Friday prayers at a nearby mosque, Berita Harian Online reported. Terengganu police chief Datuk Rosli Abd Rahman reportedly confirmed the incident. The report said that Alias, 51, was believed to have been shot...

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  • RM50,000 kidnap victim found dead

    Johor Baru Utara acting police chief Superintendent Beh Eng Lai said the results of a Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) test conducted on the body revealed the victim was Cheung Zi Hong of Taman Timur, Skudai. Beh said that Cheung's friend received a call from Cheung's handphone number at 1am on Sept 28, informing the friend that Cheung had been kidnapped by an unknown person who was asking for a ransom of RM50,000.

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  • Bank Negara urges criminal prosecution of 1MDB

    Bank Negara Malaysia today said it had urged the attorney-general (A-G) to begin criminal prosecution of troubled state fund 1MDB after completing its investigation, piling more pressure on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak who chairs the fund's advisory board. At the centre of a political crisis over its debt of nearly RM42 billion and...

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  • Football: New Liverpool manager Klopp is 'The Normal One'

    New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp described himself as "The Normal One" as he faced the media for the first time on Friday following his appointment as successor to Brendan Rodgers. In an interview with the club's in-house television channel, LFC TV, Klopp described the job as "the biggest challenge ... in the world of football".

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  • India protests to Saudi after maid's hand chopped off

    India said Friday it had lodged a protest with authorities in Riyadh after a maid from Tamil Nadu allegedly had her hand chopped off by her Saudi employer for complaining about her work conditions. India's foreign minister deplored a "brutal" attack on 55-year-old Kasthuri Munirathinam, who is now being treated at a hospital in Riyadh, and which comes weeks after a Saudi diplomat based in New Delhi fled the country accused of rape. "Chopping of (the) hand of (an) Indian lady -- we are very much disturbed over the brutal manner in which (this) Indian lady has been treated in Saudi Arabia," Sushma Swaraj said on Twitter.

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  • Lawyer’s SOSMA arrest affirms Dr M right to call Malaysia police state, says Guan Eng

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 9 — The arrest of lawyer Matthias Chang under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (SOSMA) 2012 cements the perception that Malaysia has become a police state, DAP leader...

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  • Duo who threathened Penang council workers arrested

    GEORGE TOWN: The two men who were caught on video threatening three female Penang Island City Council (MBPP) enforcement officers have been detained this afternoon.The duo, aged 19 and 25, were caught at an eatery in Bandar Baru Air Hitam here.They will be investigated under Section 186 of the Penal Code for obstructing a public servant from discharging his public functions.The arrests was confirmed by northeast district police chief Assistant Commissioner Mior Farid Alatrash Wahid. ...

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  • Bukit Bintang monorail station now called ‘AirAsia-Bukit Bintang’

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 9 — The Bukit Bintang monorail station was renamed today as “AirAsia-Bukit Bintang” after operator Prasarana gave naming rights to the budget airline. AirAsia said visuals of...

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  • Doctor Who Survived Ebola Describes Disease's Aftermath on the Body

    Ebola survivor Dr. Ian Crozier says he continues to experience long-term effects of the disease, including hearing loss and seizures. In a speech Wednesday (Oct. 7), Crozier provided his unique perspective on the devastating illness, from the point of view of a doctor who treated patients in West Africa who also became a patient himself. "It ain't over, even when it's over," Crozier said here at IDWeek 2015, a meeting of several organizations focused on fighting infectious diseases.

  • Germany football coach Loew blasts Ireland's '100th long ball'

    Germany coach Joachim Loew saw his world champions humbled 1-0 by the Republic of Ireland in Euro 2016 qualifying Thursday but blasted the home side for scoring from their "100th long ball". Shane Long's 70th-minute strike gave Ireland a first ever competitive victory over the Germans that guaranteed at least a playoff spot, and offers them a serious chance of automatic qualification for the finals in France next summer. Germany's fate is in their own hands, with a home game against Georgia to come on Sunday and only one point required to reach the finals.

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  • Russian missiles aimed at Syria crashed in Iran: US official

    Four Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria crashed in Iran, a US official said Thursday, as regime troops backed by Lebanon's Hezbollah pressed a "vast offensive" against rebels in the war-torn country's west. The missiles were thought to be among a salvo fired Wednesday from Russian warships in the Caspian as part of a nine-day-old air war targeting foes of President Bashar al-Assad. Russia hit back at the claims, saying all the shots were on target, and the defence ministry posted a graphic on its website showing 26 missiles flying over Iran and Iraq before striking inside Syria.

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  • Gwyneth Paltrow 'cohabiting with new beau'

    Gwyneth Paltrow and her beau Brad Falchuk are practically living together, according to insiders.

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  • Customs officers injured, hit while in pursuit

    PADANG BESAR : Two Padang Besar Customs enforcement officers were injured while another is in coma when the vehicle they were in was hit by a car early this morning.The officers were pursuing a pick-up with a Thai registration number, laden with beers which evaded duty when a black Proton Perdana, believed to be driven by a tonto, hit their Honda Odyssey from behind at KM20, Jalan Padang Besar-Kangar at 4.15am.According to state Customs Department director Kamaruddin Jaafar, the Honda Odyssey lost control and swerved before crashing into a bus stop by the roadside. ...

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  • 2 missing Orang Asli children found alive

    Two Orang Asli children who have been missing since August in the jungles of Kelantan were found alive today near Sungai Perias in Gua Musang. The Star reported that the two were Norieen Yaacob, 10 and Mirsudial Aluj, 11, the oldest among the seven who went missing from SK Tohoi on August 23. They were found in a malnourished state and have...

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  • Pacquiao says in talks with Mayweather and Khan

    Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is in negotiations with Floyd Mayweather and Amir Khan for what would probably be the final fight of his illustrious career, he said on Thursday. Speaking in Doha, where he is visiting the AIBA World Boxing Championships, Pacquiao told AFP a final decision on who his last opponent will be, would be taken by "November or December". Pacquiao confirmed he is in negotiations with American Mayweather and Briton Khan but said he had no preference over who to fight.

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  • Pakatan Harapan rolls out Optimus Prime on nationwide roadshow

    Pakatan Harapan has rolled out a shiny new attraction – a 16-wheel trailer plastered with the faces of its leaders that will travel the country on a roadshow aimed at garnering support. Named the Optimus Prime, the trailer's first stop is Johor this evening as part of plans to introduce the newly formed opposition pact at a ceramah tonight....

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  • 50 sen Nasi Lemak at Warong Kaklong, Cheras

    Stock up on some 50 sen nasi lemak, a wide spread of nasi campur, and satisfyingly greasy goreng snacks in Bandar Tun Hussein Onn

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  • Olivia Newton-John’s magic music sessions with daughter

    Olivia Newton-John is thrilled to be back in the Billboard dance chart top 10 with her daughter Chloe Lattanzi.

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  • Rafidah says sad that Malay Rulers forced to intervene on 1MDB

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 — Veteran Umno member Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz today expressed sadness that the Conference of Malay Rulers needed to make a rare public statement on an “issue,” an indirect...

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  • Vigilante cabbies ‘operation’ against Uber and Grabcar illegal

    Taxi drivers can't simply go around wantonly arresting Uber and GrabCar drivers. "As a taxi driver, you can't simply make a citizen's arrest. You as a taxi driver, you don't have the power to arrest people," said Low when contacted by the New Straits Times.

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