• 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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  • 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
  • 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. ...

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  • Atletico's Griezmann downs Depor

    Antoine Griezmann's second-half goal earned Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win against 10-man Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday, but Diego Simeone's side suffered a double injury blow ahead of their Champions League clash against Bayern Munich. France international Griezmann scored his fifth goal of the season from close range 20 minutes from fulltime after the visitors were reduced to 10 men following midfielder Faycal Fajr's sending off on the stroke of halftime. The result put Atletico third on 12 points from six games, two behind leaders Real Madrid who were held to a 2-2 draw at Las Palmas on Saturday.

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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).

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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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  • 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
  • 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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  • 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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  • Phantom of the Opera 'curse' hits as fire menaces Paris debut

    The curse of the "The Phantom of the Opera" appears to have struck again with a fire at a Paris theatre on Sunday which is threatening to derail the musical's debut in France next month. The global sensation composed by Britain's Andrew Lloyd Webber was due to open at the Mogador theatre in Paris on October 13. In 1896 a chandelier counterweight fell from the ceiling killing a patron at the Paris Opera House, inspiring Gaston Leroux to write the novel on which the "Phantom" musical is based.

    AFP News 34 mins ago
  • 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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  • PKR ‘saddened’ but understands Leiking’s decision to quit, Saifuddin says

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 — PKR has admitted it is saddened by its vice-president Darell Leiking's decision to quit the national opposition party but understands his reasons for doing so, Datuk...

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  • Let’s talk about the ‘P’ word… with our families

    PETALING JAYA, Sept 25 — Do Malaysian families generally avoid mentioning the P word? “P” for “politics”, of course. Have we often been told to keep our discussions and debates...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 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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  • Yahoo confirms 500 million user accounts have been breached

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

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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
  • World's largest radio telescope starts operating in China

    The world's largest radio telescope began operating in southwestern China Sunday, a project Beijing says will help humanity search for alien life. The Five-hundred-metre Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST), nestled between hills in the mountainous region of Guizhou, began working around noon, the official Xinhua news agency reported. Built at a cost of 1.2 billion yuan ($180 million), the telescope dwarfs the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico as the world's largest single-dish radio telescope, with twice the sensitivity and a reflector as large as 30 football fields, it said.

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  • Perfect Manchester City eclipse United again

    Leaders Manchester City beat Swansea 3-1 to make it a perfect 10 victories under Pep Guardiola, including six in the Premier League, as they recorded their best start to a top-flight campaign. City's victory was the perfect riposte to the Spaniard's old rival Jose Mourinho, who earlier saw his remodelled Manchester United sparkle without the dropped Wayne Rooney, thumping Premier League champions Leicester City 4-1. On a day of 29 goals in eight games, both Manchester sides were outscored by Liverpool, who crushed Hull City 5-1 to take their tally to 24 in the past eight games.

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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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  • 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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