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Sack Dollah Salleh now, Johor crown prince tells FAM after humiliating 10-0 defeat to UAE

Sesame Street: When Cookie Met Sally (When Harry Met Sally Parody)
Cookie and Sally are two very different people. Cookie is messy and impatient. Sally is neat and calm. Can Sally get Cookie to wait his turn by playing a game? Can they actually become friends? Read More

September 4, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 ― After a humiliating 10-0 defeat to UAE, Johor crown prince Tunku Ismail Ibrahim urged the Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) to sack coach Dollah... Read more

Rafidah: The embarrassment of having foreigners point out our wrongs is very painful

September 4, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 ― The government must not dismiss criticisms made by leading anti-corruption experts at the 16th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) as it will affect the country’s integrity and image, Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz has said . The former federal minister said the last two days have been “days of national shame and... Read more

The late Karpal Singh and his illustrious life is remembered by his legal colleagues, friends and judges during reference proceedings at the Penang High Court today, September 4, 2015. ― Picture by K. E. Ooi

The late Karpal Singh and his illustrious life is remembered by his legal colleagues, friends and judges during reference proceedings at the Penang High Court today, September 4, 2015. ― Picture by K. E. Ooi

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May the Force be with you

May the Force be with you

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A fan dressed as Chewbacca selects merchandise from the upcoming film ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ just before midnight on ‘Force Friday’ in Sydney September 4, 2015. — Reuters pic

May the Force be with you
Stars align at 72nd Venice Film Festival

Stars align at 72nd Venice Film Festival

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German actress Diane Kruger, a member of the jury, attends the opening ceremony of the 72nd Venice Film Festival, northern Italy September 2, 2015. — Reuters pic

Stars align at 72nd Venice Film Festival
‘Everest’ at the 72nd Venice Film Festival

‘Everest’ at the 72nd Venice Film Festival

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Cast member Jake Gyllenhaal attends the red carpet for the movie ‘Everest’ at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, northern Italy September 2, 2015. — Reuters pic

‘Everest’ at the 72nd Venice Film Festival
Burning Man 2015 ‘Carnival of Mirrors’ arts and music festival

Burning Man 2015 ‘Carnival of Mirrors’ arts and music festival

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People gather at the art installation Serpent Mother during the Burning Man 2015 ‘Carnival of Mirrors’ arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, September 2, 2015. — Reuters pic

Burning Man 2015 ‘Carnival of Mirrors’ arts and music festival
Notting Hill Carnival 2015

Notting Hill Carnival 2015

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Performers dance at the Notting Hill Carnival in west London, August 31, 2015. — Reuters pic

Notting Hill Carnival 2015
A day of excitement at ‘All Things Malaysian’

A day of excitement at ‘All Things Malaysian’

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All Things Malaysian, held from 4pm to 11pm on Sunday, saw the connecting roads of Beach Street, Victoria Street, Armenian Street, Soo Hong Lane and Ah Quee Street closed for performances and rows of stalls offering food, beverages, dessert along with books and comic books.

A day of excitement at ‘All Things Malaysian’

Reuters Video: China presents ice-cold Tojo on a stick

Duration: 1:10, Published 4 Sep 2015

Spanish police nab organiser of migrant-smuggling ring

September 4, 2015

MADRID, Sept 4 — Spanish police have arrested the suspected organiser of a ring smuggling migrants from Western Sahara to the Canary Islands and the captain of a trafficking boat from among a group of migrants recently arrived in the islands. The 40-year-old Senegalese man was part of a trafficking organisation based in Laayoune in the... Read more

Reuters Video: Chaos on tracks as Hungary stops migrant train
Hungary's migrant crisis took another disturbing turn when authorities ordered desperate refugees to get off a train they thought was taking them into western Europe.— Reuters Read More

Asian Zone World Cup qualifiers: UAE 10 -v- Malaysia 0

September 4, 2015

DOHA, Sept 4 — Qatar recorded their biggest victory in international football when they eased past tiny Bhutan 15-0 while the UAE handed Malaysia a 10-0 rout in the Asian Zone World Cup qualifiers yesterday. Qatar’s win in Doha bettered their earlier record against Afghanistan and Lebanon whom they had beaten 8-0 in the 1980s. Bhutan, a remote Himalayan kingdom, known more for its philosophy of Gross National Happiness than for any... Read more

Onion thieves show India’s inflation war just starting

September 4, 2015

MUMBAI, Sept 4 — Those who say India’s inflation woes are under control forgot to tell Mumbai’s onion thieves. Prices of the vegetable — a staple in Indian diets — have almost doubled since July, leading to a series of widely reported heists in recent weeks. One victim, Anand Naik, had 750 kilos (1,653 pounds) of onions snatched from... Read more

An employee operates a truck at a foundry shop of the Rusal Khakassia aluminium smelter outside the town of Sayanogorsk, Russia, September 4, 2015. — Reuters pic

An employee operates a truck at a foundry shop of the Rusal Khakassia aluminium smelter outside the town of Sayanogorsk, Russia, September 4, 2015. — Reuters pic

Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck reopens this month — with US$390 tasting menu

September 4, 2015

LONDON, Sept 4 — Booking started at midday for the Fat Duck, which reopens on September 29, nine months after chef Heston Blumenthal moved his restaurant and staff for a temporary residency in Melbourne. Prospective diners must pay £255 (RM1,652) per person in advance for their meal, with extra charges for drinks and service on the day at... Read more

Kids vs sushi
Popular YouTube React Channel had kids try sushi for the first time in their newest instalment of “Kids Vs Food” ― you’re going to enjoy the reactions from these kids! Read More

Australian police drop Mel Gibson probe

September 4, 2015

SYDNEY, Sept 4 — Hollywood star Mel Gibson will not face charges over allegations that he pushed and verbally abused a photographer, police said today, with the actor reportedly considering legal action himself. Kristi Miller, an experienced news photographer with Sydney’s The Daily Telegraph, complained last month about Gibson’s behaviour... Read more

Justin Bieber explains why he got emotional during the VMAs
Justin Bieber talks to Jimmy Fallon about the emotions that led to his tearful 2015 MTV Video Music Awards performance. Read More

First Lotus Evora 400s leave for dealerships

By YS Khong
September 4, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 — The first batch of the new Lotus Evora 400 sports cars destined for customers and dealers have driven off the assembly line and are soon to arrive at dealerships across the UK and mainland Europe. The significant occasion was marked by a small celebration with proud members of the engineering and manufacturing team at... Read more

Weighing just 1395kg — 42kg lighter than the previous Lotus Evora S —  the new Evora 400 combines high performance with the legendary Lotus benchmark handling. — Picture courtesy of Lotus

Weighing just 1395kg — 42kg lighter than the previous Lotus Evora S —  the new Evora 400 combines high performance with the legendary Lotus benchmark handling. — Picture courtesy of Lotus Read More

Watch what happens when little girls teach grown men the art of texting (VIDEO)

September 4, 2015

NEW YORK, Sept 4 ― Guys, so you’ve got the number and now you want to know what to text her? Don’t fret, just watch this video to find out what to do. Yes, the art of texting can be hard, especially when you want to impress a certain someone. Which is why Cosmopolitan decided to get a few wise little girls to give guys advice on how to text... Read more

‘Star Wars’ BB-8 toy is coming soon to a galaxy near you
This is the droid you are looking for. The BB-8 is a small, round robot that rolls along the floor at the touch of a smartphone. Read More

Hands on with Samsung’s new Gear S2 smartwatch (VIDEO)

By Stephen Pulvirent
September 4, 2015

BERLIN, Sept 4 — Right now every electronics company is trying to figure out what the special sauce is that will help it bring smartwatches to the wrists of mainstream consumers (just yesterday, Motorola launched a new version of its Moto 360). Yet so far, no one has quite figured it out. With the Gear S2, Samsung is giving it another go,... Read more

Samsung’s SmartThings hub helps monitor your home
Samsung has launched its new SmartThings hub, a device that connects to an app and various sensors to monitor users’ homes. — AFP-Relaxnews Read More

Here’s tourists! Hotel that inspired ‘The Shining’ builds on its eerie appeal

September 4, 2015

ESTES PARK (Colorado), Sept 4 — When a young Stephen King checked into the Stanley Hotel here in 1974, he had a nightmare that inspired him to write “The Shining,” the novel that went on to become Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 cult classic film. For years, operators of the Stanley Hotel have used “The Shining” and its paranormal plot as pure... Read more

This picture released on September 4, 2015 shows room 217 at the Stanley Hotel, where Stephen King stayed during his 1974 visit, which inspired him to write ‘The Shining,’ in Estes Park, Colorado. — Picture by Matthew Staver/The New York Times

This picture released on September 4, 2015 shows room 217 at the Stanley Hotel, where Stephen King stayed during his 1974 visit, which inspired him to write ‘The Shining,’ in Estes Park, Colorado. — Picture by Matthew Staver/The New York Times Read More

‘Mystery Train’: When a book became a trusty companion

By Dwight Garner
September 4, 2015

LOS ANGELES, Sept 4 — The book I wish I could read again for the first time — and the book, I’ve long felt, I most wish I had written — is “Mystery Train: Images of America in Rock 'n’ Roll Music,” by Greil Marcus. It turns 40 this year. I’ve been hoarding confetti, waiting to celebrate its still-youthful countenance. But if the parade has... Read more

Migrant children read a book at a makeshift camp in an underground station in front of the Keleti railway station in Budapest, Hungary, September 4, 2015. — Reuters pic

Migrant children read a book at a makeshift camp in an underground station in front of the Keleti railway station in Budapest, Hungary, September 4, 2015. — Reuters pic