• Residents: City Hall not serious about concerns

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 — Some 20 Taman Tiara Titiwangsa residents who expected their concerns over high density developments to be heard and addressed at a City Hall hearing yesterday left feeling...

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  • Leicester fans honour sacked Ranieri

    Leicester City supporters held banners aloft and donned masks in support of sacked manager Claudio Ranieri prior to Monday's Premier League home game with Liverpool.

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  • Trump blames Oscars fail on show's political tone

    President Donald Trump said Monday the chaos that erupted at the end of the Oscars was due to Hollywood obsessing about him rather than concentrating on running a smooth show. In an Oval Office interview with conservative website Breitbart News, Trump said Oscars organizers had taken their eyes off the ball because they "were focused so hard on politics." "It was a little sad. It took away from the glamour of the Oscars," he told the site, which was previously managed by Steve Bannon, who now serves as Trump's chief White House strategist.

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  • 7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

    LONDON (AP) — Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36.

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  • Britain urges Malaysia to share evidence on Kim VX attack

    Britain on Monday urged Malaysia to share evidence from the lethal VX nerve gas attack on Kim Jong-Un's half-brother with the United Nations, which could take action against North Korea. British Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said information on the February 13 attack at Kuala Lumpur airport that killed Kim Jong-Nam should be sent to the Hague-based Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.

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  • Liverpool appoint Moore as chief executive

    (Reuters) - Liverpool have named Peter Moore as chief executive to replace the departing Ian Ayre, the Premier League club announced in a statement on Monday. Liverpool-born Moore, 61, will take up the role in June and report directly to the club's owners, Fenway Sports Group (FSG). The appointment completes a 10-month transition plan by FSG and finalises the senior management structure at the club.

    Reuters 33 mins ago
  • UN slams North Korea over 'provocative' sanctions evasion

    Backed by China, the UN Security Council on Monday unanimously condemned North Korea for its "irresponsible and provocative" attempts to evade sanctions. The council agreed during a closed-door meeting on "the importance of full compliance" with sanctions resolutions, said Ukrainian Ambassador Volodymyr Yelchenko, the council president. The remarks endorsed by China, Pyongyang's sole ally, followed a report by the UN panel of experts that showed North Korea was flouting sanctions by resorting to middlemen and front companies abroad.

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  • Salma Hayek was in the middle of Oscars drama

    The actress was hanging around backstage when it became clear the Best Picture Oscar had gone to the wrong film.

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  • Lamborghini driver refuses to stop parking his £250,000 supercar in mayor’s parking space

    A man has flat-out refused to stop parking his £250,000 Lamborghini in a space reserved for the town mayor. Fashion company boss Ash White has already received six tickets for leaving his garish orange sports car in the spot outside Cheltenham Town Hall in Gloucestershire. Gloucestershire County Council admitted that at least two of the tickets were not valid as the words ‘Mayor’s Car’ were painted inside the marked bay.

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  • Death row man wins Selangor sultan’s pardon ahead of 33rd birthday

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — Shahrul Izani Suparman will now see his 33rd birthday and hopefully more after the Sultan of Selangor granted him a royal pardon. Shahrul’s mother Sapinah Nawawi said...

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  • Buffett's bite of Apple even bigger than thought

    Billionaire Warren Buffett, famously leery of technology companies, has loaded up on Apple shares after noticing how inseparable iPhone users are from the gadget once they get one in their pocket. Buffett ...

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  • NASCAR Fans Outraged at Monster Energy Girls’ Outfits

    Monster Energy became the new sponsor for the NASCAR Cup Series this year, beginning its tenure as the auto racing event’s partner last January 1, 2017. The energy drink brand joins ... The post NASCAR Fans Outraged at Monster Energy Girls’ Outfits appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.

  • Nokia 3310: Iconic mobile returns with a battery that lasts a month - and yes it has Snake 

    The Nokia 3310, the phone that defined a generation of mobiles, has been reborn 17 years after it was first released. It was one of the first mobiles to also become a cultural icon, with its distinctive Nokia ringtone, compact design and mobile game Snake, and sold more than 100 million units. The new version has been unveiled by HMD Global, a Finnish company made up largely of former Nokia employees, that has acquired the rights to the Nokia brand.

    The Telegraph
  • Five-year-old girl died after GP refused to see her as she was 'a few minutes late' for her appointment

    A young girl suffering from asthma died hours after a GP refused to see her because she turned up "a few minutes late" for an emergency appointment. Ellie-May Clark, five, died of an asthma attack after Dr Joanne Rowe allegedly refused to see her, the Mail on Sunday reported, despite having previously been warned the girl was at risk of having a life-threatening seizure.

    The Telegraph
  • Josh Hartnett and Tamsin Egerton to become parents again

    The couple has been dating since 2012.

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  • German hostage beheaded by Philippine Islamists: govt

    Islamic militants in the Philippines have beheaded a 70-year-old German hostage they were holding for ransom, Manila officials said Monday, as Berlin condemned the murder as "unscrupulous and inhumane". The Abu Sayyaf group, blamed for the worst terror attacks in Philippine history, had demanded a ransom of 30 million pesos ($600,000) be paid by Sunday to spare Jurgen Kantner. After the expiration of the deadline the jihadists, which were monitored by intelligence group SITE, posted a gruesome video showing Kantner being killed by a knife-wielding man.

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  • Phelps frustrated by Rio doping fears

    US swimming legend Michael Phelps has spoken of his frustration at the possibility rivals were using drugs at last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Phelps, in written testimony released ahead of his appearance on Tuesday at a US congressional hearing into drug use in sport, said he and teammates were left wondering whether they were competing on a level playing field in Rio. "Rio was also unique because of increased doping concerns," Phelps wrote in his statement.

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  • OJ Simpson could be released within months and free to cash in on his multi-million dollar NFL pension

    OJ Simpson could walk free from jail in a few months after serving less than a third of his sentence before cashing in on his multi-million dollar NFL pension. The former American football star could be released exactly nine years into his 33-year sentence after he was jailed for a string of crimes including armed robbery and kidnapping in 2008. A parole board hearing on 3 July is expected to recommend the 69-year-old’s release based on good behaviour.

    The Independent
  • Saudi Arabia's Aramco to invest $7 bn in Malaysia oil refinery

    Saudi Arabia's Aramco will invest $7 billion in a giant Malaysian oil refinery project, Prime Minister Najib Razak said Monday, as he declared ties with the kingdom were "at an all-time high". The deal between Aramco and Malaysian state energy firm Petronas for the $27 billion project will be signed on Tuesday, the prime minister said. The vast scheme under construction in the southern state of Johor near the Singapore border is known as the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development Project.

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  • More arrests expected in Johor, says MACC

    KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is expected to carry out more arrests as they intensify their probe into a multi-million ringgit housing scandal in Johor....

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