• Kylie Jenner Reveals The Secret Behind Her Curves

    The youngest Kardashnner, Kylie Jenner viciously denied having breast enhancing surgery earlier this year. But the reality TV star has now admitted that her curves aren’t entirely all her own work. Copyright [Instagram/kyliejenner]The teenager admitted

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  • Dr M: Zahid ‘suited’ to be deputy prime minister

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 ― Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is as good a fit as “anybody else” for the post of deputy prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. The former prime minister said Ahmad Zahid ― who replaced Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in a shock Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday ― was deserving of the post by virtue of being the Umno vice-president with the highest votes at the party’s last internal polls. “He is not only suited as the deputy prime minister but also as the Home Minister,” he added.

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  • MH370 search: Chinese and Indonesian items washed ashore on Reunion

    A Chinese water bottle and an Indonesian cleaning product have washed ashore on the island of La Reunion. The new find came as experts prepare to analyse a potential wing part and suitcase that could be from Flight MH370. Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said initial reports suggest the debris is “very likely to be from a Boeing 777”.

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  • Kit Siang: Only Abdul Gani can clear the air on ‘leaked’ charge sheets on Najib

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 ― Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail, who was removed as Attorney-General (AG) earlier this week, is the only person who can say for certain if he was in the final stages of drafting a charge against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang said today. Lim said recent denials by the new AG, Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali, and the AG’s Chambers of claims that his predecessor was preparing to charge Najib were “grossly inadequate”. “Let Gani appear in public to explain whether there is any basis in the Sarawak Report exclusive about the purported charge sheet against the prime minister for corruption as Gani is still in the legal and judicial service,” Lim said at a news conference here.

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  • Luggage piece found on French island near possible MH370 debris

    Part of a bag was found Thursday on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion not far from plane debris which has fuelled speculation it may be from missing flight MH370. "The piece of luggage was here since yesterday but nobody really paid attention," said Johnny Begue, a member of a local clean-up association who found the long piece of wreckage believed to be a part of a plane wing. Local air transport police who have been studying the plane debris also picked up the piece of luggage on Thursday.

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  • Main contenders for 2016 Philippines presidency

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino named Interior Minister Manuel Roxas on Friday as the candidate he will support in the May 9, 2016 presidential election. The following are the leading contenders for the post: MANUEL "MAR" ROXAS, 58 A scion of the old, landed rich from the central Philippines' sugar-baron country, US-educated Roxas is a grandson of the country's first post World War II president, who also had the same name. Untainted by corruption, unlike many Filipino politicians, he is a close friend of Aquino and is seen by many as a safe pick to carry the torch of the latter's reformist presidency.

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  • Japanese girl's WWII job: waving goodbye to kamikaze pilots

    As young army pilots took off on suicide-attack missions in the closing days of World War II, the schoolgirls in this southwestern Japanese town waved handkerchiefs and branches of pink blossoms. "Remembering that still makes me tremble," said Chino Kuwashiro, now a tiny 86-year-old with a stooped back. Only about a dozen Nadeshiko women are alive today.

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  • Malaysian premier: plane debris to be sent to France

    A sea-crusted wing part washed up on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago, and a tragic but finally solid clue to one of aviation's most perplexing and expensive mysteries. Malaysia's prime minister said Thursday the debris found on the French island of Reunion will be sent for investigation to the French city of Toulouse, the center for European aviation. "We have had many false alarms before, but for the sake of the families who have lost loved ones, and suffered such heartbreaking uncertainty, I pray that we will find out the truth so that they may have closure and peace," Najib Razak said on his personal blog.

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  • Here's the 2 topics press aren't allowed to ask Tom Cruise about while he promotes the new 'Mission: Impossible'

    According to The Wrap story, Cruise's camp has banned any personal life questions or mention of "Going Clear" in his interviews. An individual who worked closely with Cruise in 2006 on press and appearances told The Wrap that Cruise has been increasingly mum about Scientology over the last ten years.

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  • Dwayne Johnson says of Hulk Hogan: 'We've all talked trash'

    Dwayne Johnson says he was disappointed when he heard about a tape of Hulk Hogan using racial slurs. Johnson, also a former pro wrestler, told a TV critics' meeting Thursday that the remarks didn't match his personal history with Hogan, whose real name is Terry Bollea. "I've known Terry for a lot of years, and my dad helped train him in Florida in the '70s when he was breaking into the business.

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  • Marketing lessons from the durian trade

    Here in Singapore, durians are the rage. Mostly imported from neighbouring Malaysia, it has become a cultural activity to eat and buy a durian anywhere from US$5 to as expensive as US$30. This year, there was a bumper harvest and coupled with the Ramadan season in Malaysia, many durians came travelling to Singapore, in hope of getting eaten by food connoisseurs.

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  • Not All African Pygmy Groups Grow the Same Way

    Not all African people of short stature — often referred to as Pygmies — grow alike, a new study finds. However, other African Pygmy tribes grow differently: In East Africa, the Sua and Efe peoples give birth to smaller-than-average babies.

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  • City mourns as teen charged in killing appears in court

    A teenage boy accused of raping and killing an 8-year-old neighbor appeared in court briefly Thursday as flags around this small California town flew at half-staff in honor of the girl. Adrian Jerry Gonzalez, his hands shackled in front of him, did not enter a plea. The 15-year-old's arraignment was postponed until Sept. 21, most likely to give the defense more time to build a case, said Santa Cruz District Attorney spokesman Paul Mangasarian.

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  • Mariah Carey Poses as Marie Antoinette, Katy Perry Channels Elizabeth Taylor – See the Pics!

    On Thursday, Harper's Bazaar unveiled their 2015 ICONS series, featuring nine modern icons transformed into their iconic inspirations.Photographed by legendary photographer Jean-Paul Goude, the series stars Katy Perry, Mariah Carey, Oprah Winfrey, Rosie

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  • Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant

    Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two years ahead of schedule. It is staff, not diners, who feel the real difference, with wages as much as 60 percent higher than before. Seattle's law, adopted last year after a strong push from labor and grassroots activists, bumped the city's minimum wage to $11 beginning April 1, above Washington state's highest-in-the-nation $9.47.

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  • Expelled Chinese general 'dishonest' since youth: media

    Chinese media on Friday poured scorn on fallen military leader Guo Boxiong, accusing the "demon" former top general of dishonesty since his youth and his family of selling military posts for cash. Guo was for a decade one of the two vice chairmen of the Central Military Commission (CMC), second only to the Chinese president in the top body of the People's Liberation Army (PLA). The move -- widely expected after he was put under investigation in April -- means he will almost certainly face trial, with a guilty sentence and jail term effectively guaranteed to follow in a court system controlled by the Communist Party.

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  • Hunters fight back after Cecil the lion killing

    Bucking against international outrage over the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, professional hunters argue that their industry follows strict rules aimed at preserving wildlife and supporting local people. While many hunters acknowledge Cecil was likely killed illegally, they say the vitriol directed towards them is misplaced. "Animal lovers tend to forget the benefit that can be derived by properly managing a resource," said Emmanuel Fundira, president of the Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe (SOAZ).

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  • Astronomers find star with three super-Earths

    Astronomers said Thursday they had found a planetary system with three super-Earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star -- one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock. The four-planet system had been hiding out in the M-shaped, northern hemisphere constellation Cassiopeia, "just" 21 light years from Earth, a team reported in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics. Super-Earths have a mass higher than Earth's but are lighter than gas giants like Neptune, Saturn or Jupiter.

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  • Kurt Cobain's family wants death-scene photos kept sealed

    Kurt Cobain's widow and daughter are urging a Seattle judge not to release death-scene photos and records that a lawsuit claims will prove the Nirvana frontman was murdered more than 20 years ago. Superior Court Judge Theresa Doyle is set to hear arguments Friday over whether to proceed with a trial after Richard Lee, who runs a Seattle public access TV show, sued the city and the Seattle Police Department for the material he says will show Cobain didn't die of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1994, The Seattle Times reported (http://is.gd/LxyTyg ). The city is arguing that the material should stay sealed for the sake of the family's privacy.

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  • Australian seated beside overweight passenger sues Etihad

    Etihad Airways said Friday that it will continue to fight a lawsuit by a passenger who says he was left with back pain because he was seated beside an overweight man on a 14-hour flight from the United Arab Emirates to Sydney. James Bassos, of Brisbane, is suing the Abu Dhabi-based airline in the Queensland state District Court over a permanent back injury he says he suffered while trying to avoid his fellow passenger on the 2011 flight. The 38-year-old interior designer is claiming $227,000 Australian dollars ($166,000) for medical expenses and lost earnings.

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