• These families are ‘middle-income’ earners, but why can’t they save?

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 26 — Nurjehan Mohamed, 37 and her husband Aref Omar, 39 have a joint monthly income of RM8,000 a month which puts them comfortably above the national average household income...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Arnold Palmer remembered as 'pioneer' in golf

    Golfing great Arnold Palmer died on Sunday, aged 87. Following are some of the reactions to his death: JACK NICKLAUS, LONGTIME FRIEND AND RIVAL "Arnold transcended the game of golf. Arnold was someone who was a pioneer in his sport.

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  • "The Magnificent Seven" tops North American box office

    "The Magnificent Seven," a remake of the classic 1960 Western, starring Denzel Washington, outgunned the competition at the North American box office in its debut week, industry data showed on Sunday. In sixth place, dropping from second, was the horror flick "Blair Witch," a follow-up of the 1999 "The Blair Witch Project," which earned $3.95 million.

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  • 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.

    AFP News
  • Five things we learnt in the Premier League

    Premier League leaders Manchester City maintained their perfect start under Pep Guardiola as Manchester United returned to winning ways against champions Leicester City. No Rooney, no problem for Man United The Manchester United team sheet for Saturday's home game with Leicester City caused a stir after manager Jose Mourinho elected to drop captain Wayne Rooney, who has been struggling for form.

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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
  • Police: 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — One man was killed and four other people were wounded in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University of Illinois campus.

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  • Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Step Out for a Date Night in N.Y.C.

    Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux had a date night in New York City on Saturday. The couple coordinate in black outfits, with Aniston wearing a tank top, pants and heels and Theroux wearing a vest, sweatshirt, suspenders and faded black jeans. The pair stayed close to one another as they stepped out for dinner at Smile in the Big Apple, where the Leftovers star is gearing up for a press tour for his latest project, The Girl on the Train. ...

    People
  • McIlroy wins USPGA Tour Championship and $10 mn FedEx bonus

    Rory McIlroy rolled in a 14-foot birdie putt at the fourth hole of a sudden death playoff to edge Ryan Moore for the USPGA Tour Championship and claim the $10 million FedExCup playoff bonus. With the playoff prize and the $1.53 million winner's check, four-time major champion McIlroy earned a total payday of $11.53 million at East Lake in Atlanta, Georgia. "It was incredible," said McIlroy, who with his victory in the Deutsche Bank Championship has won $13.81 million in the playoffs.

    AFP News
  • 10 things about: Siti Kasim, lawyer and activist

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 — Siti Kasim is one of the few Malay-Muslims who dares to speak out against hudud and what she terms “man-made” laws. But the 53-year-old litigation lawyer, with her...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 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,...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 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.

    AFP News
  • 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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  • Hart spoils Totti party, Lazio join scudetto chase

    England goalkeeper Joe Hart upset the upcoming birthday celebrations of Francesco Totti in a 3-1 win for Torino over Roma as rivals Lazio brazenly joined the scudetto race Sunday. Ousted from Manchester City by Pep Guardiola last month, Hart joined unfashionable Serie A side Torino in a bid to maintain his status as England's number one shot-stopper. Having kept 'Granata' fans guessing during a few nervous displays in recent weeks, the on-loan City 'keeper was rock solid throughout at Torino's Stadio Olimpico where the only blot on his report card was Totti's 55th minute penalty for the visitors.

    AFP News
  • 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
  • Jumanji 2 casting news reveals plot twist which may explain THAT costume

    Remember earlier this week, when Karen Gillan promised the “child-sized” outfit worn by her character in the upcoming ‘Jumanji’ sequel would make sense later? Well, this might sort-of explain it all.

    Ben Bussey
  • Firefighting: Samsung recall threatens reputation, bottom line

    Exploding batteries and an embarrassing recall of a flagship gadget during a controversial, closely-watched leadership transition -- it's been a bad year for Samsung, and analysts warn the trouble isn't over yet. With ever-fiercer competition in the saturated smartphone market, South Korea's biggest firm is desperate to avoid a full-blown disaster that could cost billions, hammer its reputation and taint its new leadership. "Samsung appears to have rushed fast to roll out the Note 7 with the iPhone 7 in mind... and it is paying a hefty price now," said Greg Roh, analyst at Seoul-based HMC Investment & Securities.

    AFP News
  • 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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  • 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.

    Associated Press
  • Why the CEO of this startup that raised $105 million tells every intern to disagree with him

    FiveStars FiveStars CEO Victor Ho Victor Ho is … Continued The post Why the CEO of this startup that raised $105 million tells every intern to disagree with him appeared first on Business Insider.

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