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Number of flood victims in Kelantan rises to 9,220 people

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Thousands of protesters in Australia take part in one of the hundreds of womens' marches planned around the world in a show of disapproval of U.S. President Donald Trump as he began his first day in office. — Reuters Read More

January 21, 2017

KOTA BARU, Jan 21 ― The number of flood victims in Kelantan increased to 9,220 people (2,587 families) as at 8pm, from 7,036 people (2,030 families) three hours... Read more

Number of flood victims in Kelantan increases to 7,036 people

January 21, 2017

KOTA BARU, Jan 21 ― The number of flood victims in Kelantan increased to 7,036 people (2,030 families) as at 5pm today, from 4,345 people (1,182 families) at noon. According to the Social Welfare Department, through its Infobanjir application, all the victims are provided temporary shelter at 53 evacuation centres in seven districts in... Read more

Dancers from the cultural troupe perform at the launch of the Visit Pahang 2017 in Kuantan, January 21, 2017 — Bernama pic

Dancers from the cultural troupe perform at the launch of the Visit Pahang 2017 in Kuantan, January 21, 2017 — Bernama pic

Enjoying winter around the world

Enjoying winter around the world

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A skier walks up a snow-covered slope on a sunny winter day in the mountain area of Hoch-Ybrig, Switzerland January 21, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Enjoying winter around the world
Scenes from the ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ LA premiere

Scenes from the ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ LA premiere

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Cast member Samuel L. Jackson (right) takes a selfie with co-star Vin Diesel at the premiere of ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California January 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

Scenes from the ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ LA premiere
Inside the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

Inside the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

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Contortionist Rich Miteku performs during the opening of the 41st Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival in Monaco January 20, 2017. — Reuters pic

Inside the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival
Stunning displays at the Magical Lantern Festival in London

Stunning displays at the Magical Lantern Festival in London

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A light display is illuminated during the Magical Lantern Festival marking the Chinese new year at Chiswick House in London January 19, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Stunning displays at the Magical Lantern Festival in London
Highlights from the People’s Choice Awards 2017

Highlights from the People’s Choice Awards 2017

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Johnny Depp shakes hands with people the audience as he accepts the award for Favourite Movie Icon at the People’s Choice Awards 2017 in Los Angeles, California January 19, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Highlights from the People’s Choice Awards 2017
On the red carpet at the People’s Choice Awards 2017

On the red carpet at the People’s Choice Awards 2017

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Actresses Blake Lively (left) and Jennifer Lopez pose as they arrive at the People’s Choice Awards 2017 in Los Angeles, California January 19, 2017. ― Reuters pic

On the red carpet at the People’s Choice Awards 2017

Reuters Video: Mexicans build makeshift wall around US embassy in Trump protest

Duration: 00:41, Published 21 Jan 2017

Two suspects blow themselves up in Saudi Arabia

January 21, 2017

RIYADH, Jan 21 — Two suspects blew themselves up today during a firefight with security forces in the Red Sea city of Jeddah and a third was arrested in another operation, the interior ministry said. Security forces raided a suspected “terrorist” hideout used for making explosive belts and other devices in a southern district of... Read more

Reuters Video: Anti-Trump protests held in European cities
Protests are held in London, Berlin and Brussels as Donald Trump is inaugurated. — Reuters

Swansea earn sensational 3-2 win at Liverpool

January 21, 2017

LIVERPOOL, Jan 21 ― Liverpool were on the end of the biggest sensation of the Premier League season when bottom club Swansea City repelled a dramatic comeback from Juergen Klopp's title chasers to earn their first-ever league win at Anfield... Read more

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Russia has cut oil output by 100,000 bpd: ministry

January 21, 2017

MOSCOW, Jan 21 — Russia has cut its oil production by some 100,000 barrels a day, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Saturday ahead of a key meeting in Vienna. Under a landmark deal in November last year, the OPEC oil cartel agreed to reduce production in order to boost prices.  Non-Opec countries—notably Russia, but not the United... Read more

A floor governor works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, January 20, 2017

A floor governor works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, US, January 20, 2017

Four things you need to know to throw a CNY reunion dinner party

January 21, 2017

SINGAPORE, Jan 21 — The Lunar New Year will be upon us in less than two weeks, and that means one thing: It’s time for the all-important tradition of the reunion dinner. If you have decided to forego the fuss-free experience of gathering with your relatives at a restaurant and have instead decided to undertake the mammoth task of... Read more

Easy no-bake chocolate peanut butter cheesecake
This no-bake chocolate peanut butter cheesecake by YouTube channel Tasty makes a great dessert! Read More

Elijah Wood: The blockbuster star with an indie heart

January 21, 2017

PARK CITY, Jan 21 ― Early in the new millennium Elijah Wood was the darling of Hollywood as the star of The Lord of the Rings, one of the biggest movie series of all time. Yet fans of Peter Jackson’s films based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novels ― combined budget, US$283 million (RM1.26 billion) ― would be forgiven for being... Read more

NYT Video: A review of this week’s movies — January 20, 2017
The New York Times film critics review ‘The Red Turtle,’ ‘Strike a Pose’ and ‘Split.’ — The New York Times Read More

Saying goodbye to the Hennessey Venom GT

January 21, 2017

DETROIT, Jan 21 ― After one prototype, six hardtops, six open-top spyders and three world records, production of America’s fastest car is officially coming to an end. So, to mark the occasion, the Houston, Texas-based company is building a last, commemorative model called, rather fittingly “The Final Edition.” It boasts a glacier... Read more

Bloomberg Video: Ghosn on the future of the auto industry
Renault-Nissan Chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn discusses his outlook for auto manufacturing post-Brexit and under a Trump administration. He speaks with Francine Lacqua and Erik Schatzker from from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland on ‘Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.’ ― Bloomberg Read More

Son and daughters of stars are fashion’s new royalty

January 21, 2017

PARIS, Jan 21 ― They are fashion’s new celebrity aristocracy, the sons and daughters of stars who are themselves becoming the kings and queens of the catwalk shows. From Lily-Rose Depp and Will Smith’s daughter Willow ― the faces of Chanel ― to the Beckham boys and Sylvester Stallone’s two daughters modelling for Dolce &... Read more

The Radio City Music Hall ‘Rockettes’ perform at the ‘Liberty’ Inaugural Ball held for US President Donald Trump and his wife, first lady Melania Trump, in Washington, US, January 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

The Radio City Music Hall ‘Rockettes’ perform at the ‘Liberty’ Inaugural Ball held for US President Donald Trump and his wife, first lady Melania Trump, in Washington, US, January 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

This startup is making the doctor’s office of the future (VIDEO)

January 21, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 21 ― When Silicon Valley looks at the health-care industry, it sees a tangled, antiquated mess with a lot of wasted money. In other words, a good target for a startup. Tech companies of all sizes have tried to fix medical records management, help patients find doctors more easily, or help people access drugs. Often,... Read more

A Belgian police officer pilots a drone to showcase the use of drones deployed over traffic accidents occurring on highways, in Ranst near January 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

A Belgian police officer pilots a drone to showcase the use of drones deployed over traffic accidents occurring on highways, in Ranst near January 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Popcorn, salami ― and bemusement ― in Melania Trump’s hometown

January 21, 2017

SEVNICA, Jan 21 ― Sevnica is a small town in a small country but yesterday that didn’t stop local dignitaries making the most of its most famous daughter ― US First Lady Melania Trump. “We are very proud, the people of Sevnica are very proud,” Mayor Srecko Ocvirk told AFP in the picturesque riverside town in central... Read more

Tourists visit the Temple of the Dawn in Bangkok January 21, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Tourists visit the Temple of the Dawn in Bangkok January 21, 2017. ― Reuters pic

Mangsa maut dan rentung, treler terbabas ke lorong lawan

January 21, 2017

IPOH, 21 Jan — Dua maut dalam kemalangan membabitkan tiga kenderaan di Kilometer 201.2 Lebuhraya Utara-Selatan arah selatan selepas Hentian Rehat & Rawat Gunung Semanggol dekat Bukit Merah di sini malam ini. Ketua Balai Bomba dan Penyelamat Kamunting, Mohd Taufiq Abd Sattar berkata insiden itu berlaku kira-kira 8.15 malam apabila sebuah... Selanjutnya

Orang ramai sibuk membeli pelbagai barangan hiasan rumah di sebuah pusat membeli belah di Bukit Mertajam bagi membuat persiapan menjelang perayaan Tahun Baru Cina, 20 Januari 2017. ― Foto Bernama

Orang ramai sibuk membeli pelbagai barangan hiasan rumah di sebuah pusat membeli belah di Bukit Mertajam bagi membuat persiapan menjelang perayaan Tahun Baru Cina, 20 Januari 2017. ― Foto Bernama

A rediscovered Mark Twain fairy tale is coming soon

January 21, 2017

NEW YORK, Jan 21 ― One night nearly 140 years ago, Samuel Clemens told his young daughters Clara and Susie a bedtime story about a poor boy who eats a magic flower that gives him the ability to talk to animals. Storytelling was a nightly ritual in the Clemens home. But something about this particular tale must have stuck with Clemens,... Read more

Copies of Taiwanese daily newspaper Liberty Times, with its frontpage on the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, are seen a printing house in Taipei, Taiwan January 21, 2017. — Reuters pic

Copies of Taiwanese daily newspaper Liberty Times, with its frontpage on the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, are seen a printing house in Taipei, Taiwan January 21, 2017. — Reuters pic