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Aid groups say Syrian city on brink of disaster as cease-fire collapses

Chicago Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborhood, as Syria's largest city was turned once again into a major battleground in the civil war, officials said ...
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UN Security Council readies North Korea missile test reply

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
UN Security Council diplomats on Thursday warned North Korea to expect a response after Pyongyang's repeated failed attempts to test-fire a powerful ballistic missile, the latest defiance of UN resolutions.
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China warns Southeast Asia over maritime dispute

The Sun Daily - ‎7 hours ago‎
China claims nearly all of the strategically vital South China Sea, even waters close to its Southeast Asian neighbours, and has created artificial islands in an effort to assert its claims.
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UK doctors urge wide promotion of e-cigs to help smokers quit

Free Malaysia Today - ‎18 hours ago‎
In a report likely to further fuel a debate over electronic cigarettes, the influential British doctors group stressed that tobacco smoking is both addictive and lethal, and concluded that e-cigarettes are "much safer than smoking". vaping-vs-smoking E-cigarettes ...
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University student killed by government supporters in Khartoum

Sudan Tribune - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
April 27, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - One student was killed and three others injured Wednesday in violent clashes between government and opposition supporters at Omdurman Ahlia University (OAU), the second such incident in two weeks.
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Sick of crisis, Venezuelans line up to recall Maduro

Malay Mail Online - ‎21 hours ago‎
People take part in a signature drive seeking a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela April 27, 2016.
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Adenan vs GST in billboard war

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎7 hours ago‎
SARAWAK POLLS In their attempt to secure victory in the state poll, the BN direct candidates in Sibu have plastered the face of caretaker Sarawak Chief Minister Adenan Satem on their campaign billboards.
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IGP: Sub judice to discuss Dharmendran, EAIC should've rejected complaint

Malaysiakini (subscription) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said that the ongoing murder trial of four cops for the death of N Dharmendran in police custody makes it sub judice for the Enforcement Agencies Integrity Commission (EAIC) to discuss the case.
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Nur Jazlan: Five arrested over security threats in Sabah

The Star Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry's monitoring of activities intended to extend the Sulu sultanate's influence in Sabah led to the arrest of five people, said Deputy Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed (pic).
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Zahid: Government will announce "important decision" on foreign workers in due course

New Straits Times Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
PETALING JAYA: The government understands the crucial need for businesses to hire foreign workers, especially for those sectors facing a shortage of manpower.
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Memorial to mark Bali Nine duo's execution

Sky News Australia - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Family and friends of Bali Nine duo Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will gather for memorial services to mark the anniversary of their executions.

National Printing Office acting director, others to be charged with fraud

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
THE Ombudsman has found reason to charge the chief of the National Printing Office (NPO) and members of a bidding committee with fraud.

CA issues TRO on mayor's removal

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎6 hours ago‎
THE Court of Appeals has issued a 60-day temporary restraining order stopping the Office of the Ombudsman from ousting San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, Mayor Reynaldo S. San Pedro.
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British family were beaten unconscious in Thailand after couple's son bumped into thug

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
... Police reveal that the family's son had bumped into a drunken local thug; More yobs arrived and attacked the tourists despite pleas from the father; Do you know the family or witness the incident?
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China won't allow war on Korean peninsula: Xi

The Sun Daily - ‎3 hours ago‎
Xi delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the fifth regular foreign ministers' meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (Cica) at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on April 28, 2016.
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Rich aid sweeteners at risk after Manus Island shut-down

Cadtle Hills News - ‎7 hours ago‎
I just moved and desperately need a fridge. If anyone has one they don't need an... Over sixties singles group. Would be great to have a singles group for the over sixties, must be plenty of u... Noisy neighbours. Help! How can I deal with neighbours ...
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Man found dead at Apple headquarters in California

The Star Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
Grim news: An Apple employee was found dead on the company's Cupertino campus. Police believe it to be an isolated incident and said investigators would conduct an autopsy to ascertain the cause and manner of death.
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Bursa Malaysia ends lower tracking regional bourses

The Sun Daily - ‎11 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Bursa Malaysia ended lower today on persistent selling pressures, tracking the bearish performances of the regional bourses following the Bank of Japan's monetary policy decision.

Pasdec MD takes leave to assist forensic audit

The Star Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Road Transport Department officers checking lorries transporting bauxite earlier this year. An assistant manager with Pasdec was reportedly remanded for five days to help in MACC's probe into corrupt practices in bauxite-mining activities.
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Uber Says Tips Are Bad for Black People. But What About Ratings Bias?

Bloomberg - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Uber gave tacit permission to drivers to ask for tips as part of a proposed settlement reached last week to resolve a major class-action lawsuit.
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Early smartphone launch boosts Samsung profits

The Star Online - ‎17 hours ago‎
Better than expected: The strong Galaxy S7 performance came in the face of a flattening global smartphone market that saw arch-rival Apple on April 26 report its first-ever drop in iPhone sales since launching the handset in 2007.
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Mazda reveals another crossover, promises it will support 'quests for true fulfillment'

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mazda revealed the CX-4, another crossover, at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, but this one is intended as a potion to soothe the barren psyche of wanting millennials.
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Apple's waning smartphone sales end 51-quarter growth streak

The Star Online - ‎22 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc's streak of 51 consecutive quarters of uninterrupted sales growth is over - and its expansion may not resume until late this year.
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Samsung holds lead in flat global smartphone market

Malay Mail Online - ‎20 hours ago‎
The South Korean giant maintained its lead over US-based Apple, while Chinese-based Huawei strengthened its third-place position. - Reuters picWASHINGTON, April 28 - Samsung kept the top spot in a global smartphone market which showed signs of ...
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Nauraj soars high with national record and ticket to Olympics (updated)

The Star Online - ‎8 hours ago‎
PETALING JAYA: A three-month training stint in Australia has paid off handsomely for national high jumper Nauraj Singh Randhawa. The athlete from Johor, who went to Australia in January, broke the national record to emerge victorious in the Singapore ...
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Steely El Welily prevails to reach semis at world meet

The Star Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
And that was exactly what took world No. 3 Raneem El Welily past American world No. 8 Amanda Sobhy in the quarter-finals of the Naza Women's World Squash Championship.
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Nicol fails to defend world title, loses to Sherbini

Astro Awani - ‎5 hours ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's squash queen, Datuk Nicol David's hopes to claim her ninth world championships title came to a halt after losing to world number two, Egyptian Nour El Sherbini in the quarter-finals of the 2016 NAZA PSA Women's World Squash ...

Memorable for Juwaidi despite fourth round exit at World Cup

The Star Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
PETALING JAYA: Archer Mohd Juwaidi Mazuki crashed out in the fourth round of the men's compound individual event in the opening leg of the World Cup in Shanghai, but it still proved to be an eventful day.
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Who will score in Singapore v Malaysia comedy match-up?

AsiaOne - ‎1 hour ago‎
(From left) Malaysian comedian Joanne Kam, local host Gurmit Singh as his alter ego Hero Singh and local comedian Kumar will star in Laugh Die You - The Karaoke.
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AADC2-inspired poetry book sells out minutes after release

Jakarta Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Posted: Thu, April 28 2016 | 10:25 pm Mira Lesmana and Riri Riza and actors Dian Sastrowardoyo and Nicholas Saputra pose for the camera in the Miles Productions office.

Only one in five European films made by women says report

The Sun Daily - ‎2 hours ago‎
A report which examined the film industry in the UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Austria and Croatia found women directors everywhere were held down by a glass ceiling.
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SpaceX plans Mars landing by 2018

The Straits Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Last December, Space Exploration Technologies of California, better known as SpaceX, landed a rocket on Earth, flying a booster stage of one of its Falcon 9 rockets back to Cape Canaveral.
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Looking for true intelligence, study shows that slime molds can learn

ExtremeTech - ‎3 hours ago‎
Slime molds make the news sometimes. It's usually because a scientist figured out that a slime mold could solve a maze in a seemingly intentional way, or that it can grow through a space in an efficient enough pattern to make mathematicians sit up and ...
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After Delay, Russia's Newest Spaceport Sends Up First Rocket

The Diplomat - ‎4 hours ago‎
“I am happy to welcome you to Vostochny, a new and actually the first ever Russian spaceport,” Putin said. Putz_Catherine. By Catherine Putz for The Diplomat.
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This Is Your Brain on Podcasts

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
A research team had volunteers listen to stories told on “The Moth Radio Hour,' and used an M.R.I. machine to track the brain's activity.

'Get victims to hospital fast'

The Star Online - ‎22 hours ago‎
PUTRAJAYA: Hospitals nationwide have recorded a total of 730 snake-bite cases since January, with northern states having the highest number.
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Childhood Obesity Is Still Rising In The U.S.

Huffington Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
(Reuters Health) - Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.
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Cork transplant patient starts campaign for organ donor awareness

BreakingNews.ie - ‎11 hours ago‎
A Cork woman enduring a 13-year wait for a double lung and heart transplant has launched a campaign to increase the number of organ donors in Ireland, reports Sarah Horgan.
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Antibody shields monkeys from 'HIV' for months

The Sun Daily - ‎18 hours ago‎
JUST one shot of a lab-produced antibody protected macaques against a sort of monkey HIV for nearly six months, said a study Wednesday into a potential vaccine alternative.
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