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The latest clip from the popular ‘Teens React’ series from Fine Brothers Entertainment has a group of opinionated college kids trying to identify songs from the 80s. Read More

October 18, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18— Zamihan Mat Zin today demanded that Khalid Samad apologise for alleging that the preacher is being protected by an “influential... Read more

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Fuel prices up 1 sen at midnight

October 18, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — The weekly retail prices of RON95 and RON97 petrol will respectively increase one sen to RM2.17 per litre and RM2.47 per litre effective from midnight until Oct 25.  According to the infographic posted on the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism website today, the retail price for diesel will... Read more

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  • Hindu devotees arrive at a temple for Deepavali prayers in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

    Hindu devotees arrive at a temple for Deepavali prayers in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana Read More

  • Hindu devotees perform Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

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  • Hindu devotees perform Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

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  • A Hindu devotee lights an oil lamp during Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

    A Hindu devotee lights an oil lamp during Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana Read More

  • Hindu devotees perform Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

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  • Hindu devotees perform Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

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  • Hindu devotees receive laddu after performing Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

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  • Hindu devotees receive laddu after performing Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

    Hindu devotees receive laddu after performing Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana Read More

  • Girls wait for their parents after performing Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana

    Girls wait for their parents after performing Deepavali prayers at a temple in Puchong, Selangor, October 18, 2017. — Picture by Miera Zulyana Read More

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Stars at the Tidal X Benefit concert

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Fifth Harmony arrive for the Tidal X benefit concert in New York October 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Stars at the Tidal X Benefit concert
‘The Death of Stalin’ premieres in London

‘The Death of Stalin’ premieres in London

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Actor Andrea Riseborough arrives for the UK premiere of the film ‘The Death of Stalin’, at the Curzon, Chelsea in London October 18, 2107. — Reuters pic

‘The Death of Stalin’ premieres in London
At the LA premiere of ‘Geostorm’

At the LA premiere of ‘Geostorm’

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Cast member Gerard Butler poses at the premiere for ‘Geostorm’ in Los Angeles, California October 17, 2017. — Reuters pic

At the LA premiere of ‘Geostorm’
When the British royals met Paddington Bear

When the British royals met Paddington Bear

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Britain's Prince William, Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry attend the Charities Forum at Paddington Station in London October 17, 2017. — Reuters pic

When the British royals met Paddington Bear
Mitsubishi Electric’s new EMIRAI 4 concept car

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Mitsubishi Electric's new concept car EMIRAI 4 is pictured during a demonstration at its factory in Kamakura, Japan October 16, 2017. — Reuters pic

Mitsubishi Electric’s new EMIRAI 4 concept car
UK premiere of ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

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Actor Woody Harrelson arrives for the UK premiere screening of ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’, on the closing night of the British Film Institute (BFI) London Film Festival at the Odeon, Leicester Square in central London October 16, 2107. — Reuters pic

UK premiere of ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

Trump told soldier’s widow ‘he knew what he signed up for’, says lawmaker

October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 — US President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed during an ambush in Niger “he knew what he was signing up for,” according to a lawmaker who accused him of insensitivity. Frederica Wilson, a Democratic congresswoman from Florida, said she listened in to part of a group phone call between the president... Read more

Reuters Video: US judge blocks latest Trump travel ban
A US judge yesterday (October 17, 2017) blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week. Jane Lanhee Lee reports. — Reuters

US gymnast Maroney reveals abuse by team doctor

October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 — Olympic gold medal-winning US gymnast McKayla Maroney, inspired by the “Me Too” movement, revealed today that she was molested for years by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. Maroney, 21, said in a... Read more

Petronas calls for LNG producer-consumer collaboration

October 18, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 — Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas), currently the world’s third-largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer, has urged LNG producers and consumers to collaborate towards encouraging growth and sustainability of the industry. In a statement today, its President/Group Chief Executive Officer, Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee... Read more

Reuters Video: George Soros gives US$18b to philanthropy
Famed billionaire investor George Soros' Open Society Foundation, which fights for liberal causes, became America's second biggest philanthropy following a big donation from its founder. Conway G. Gittens reports. — Reuters Read More

Two more Washington restaurants shine with Michelin stars

October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON, Oct 18 — Washington’s dining scene received some extra sparkle yesterday as Michelin bestowed stars to two more restaurants in its second annual guide of the city’s best eateries, which will go on sale Friday. The addition of Komi and Métier, both praised for their inventive, modern American dishes, brought the total... Read more

An employee of Onigiri Bongo restaurant poses with its rice balls filled with: salmon (left), cheese(centre) and salmon roe (right) at the restaurant in Tokyo October 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

An employee of Onigiri Bongo restaurant poses with its rice balls filled with: salmon (left), cheese(centre) and salmon roe (right) at the restaurant in Tokyo October 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Riz Ahmed to lead Netflix’s ‘Hamlet’

October 18, 2017

LOS ANGELES, Oct 18 — From Bodhi Rook to one of the Bard's most famous creations, Star Wars actor Riz Ahmed is to become Hamlet for a Netflix-backed modernisation of Shakespeare's famous play. Emmy-winning actor Riz Ahmed is expected to star in Hamlet, Shakespeare's classic as re-written by the scriptwriter behind 2015's... Read more

First look at Netflix’s ‘Godless’
See the first trailer for Netflix’s Steven Soderbergh-produced Western ‘Godless’ that stars Jeff Daniels, Michelle Dockery and Jack O’Connell. Read More

McLaren goes to ultimate lengths to maintain its hypercar standing

October 18, 2017

NEW YORK, Oct 18 — Just months after detailing its plans to create a super-fast, super-comfortable three-seater hyper GT car, British supercar builder McLaren has confirmed it’s got an even more ferocious car in the pipeline. The new car—internally codenamed the P15 -- will be officially unveiled in the first quarter of 2018, so... Read more

MMOTV: Test drive of new Honda CR-V
If you haven’t joined the SUV bandwagon yet, now may be the best time to do so as Honda Malaysia has recently rolled out the best-selling SUV in its segment, the fifth generation Honda CR-V. — Video courtesy of Honda Malaysia

Spice of life: Niger region lifts ban on red pepper

October 18, 2017

NIAMEY, Oct 18 — Small farmers in southeastern Niger are rejoicing after authorities lifted a two-year ban on the growing of red peppers, imposed in their fight against jihadists. Boko Haram Islamist rebels from neighbouring Nigeria were suspected of extorting money from the red-pepper trade in the Diffa region to fund their activities,... Read more

A dog and wild boar fight during a contest, known locally as

A dog and wild boar fight during a contest, known locally as 'adu bagong' (boar fighting), in Cikawao village of Majalaya, West Java province, Indonesia October 18, 2017. — Reuters pic Read More

Twitter toughens guidelines on harassment, says report

October 18, 2017

NEW YORK, Oct 18 —Twitter has toughened its stance on online sexual harassment and abuse, laying out stronger penalties for misconduct on the social media platform in an email to its Trust and Safety Council published by Wired late on Tuesday. Reuters was not immediately able to confirm that the email published by the micro-blogging site... Read more

Robotics company Vincross shows off the robot, HEXA, at the Wall Street Journal Digital conference in Laguna Beach, California, October 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

Robotics company Vincross shows off the robot, HEXA, at the Wall Street Journal Digital conference in Laguna Beach, California, October 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

English Heritage staff reveal spookiest landmarks

October 18, 2017

LONDON, Oct 18 — Ghosts passing through walls, unexplained screams and children’s laughter: Staff at the English Heritage conservation agency published a list yesterday of their 10 scariest landmarks in the country as Halloween approaches. The spookiest for the company’s 1,800 staff was Bolsover Castle in central England, which is... Read more

A tourist takes a selfie picture with the Louvre Pyramid, outside the Louvre museum on October 18, 2017 in Paris. — AFP pic

A tourist takes a selfie picture with the Louvre Pyramid, outside the Louvre museum on October 18, 2017 in Paris. — AFP pic

Harga petrol, diesel naik 1 sen

October 18, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 Okt — Harga runcit bagi petrol dan diesel meningkat 1 sen berkuat kuasa tengah malam ini. RON97 naik kepada RM2.47 seliter manakala RON95 pula RM2.17 seliter. Harga diesel meningkat kepada RM2.11 seliter berbanding sebelumnya RM2.10. Pengumuman dibuat menerusi paparan akaun Twitter rasmi Kementerian Perdagangan Dalam... Selanjutnya

Pasukan kawalan kehormat wanita terdiri daripada 61 anggota dan dua pegawai melakukan kawad perbarisan pada Majlis Perhimpunan Bulanan Ibu Pejabat Polis Kontinjen Pahang di Kuantan 17 Okt 2017. — Foto Bernama

Pasukan kawalan kehormat wanita terdiri daripada 61 anggota dan dua pegawai melakukan kawad perbarisan pada Majlis Perhimpunan Bulanan Ibu Pejabat Polis Kontinjen Pahang di Kuantan 17 Okt 2017. — Foto Bernama

Sequel to Mandela’s ‘Long Walk’ autobiography set for release tomorrow

October 18, 2017

JOHANNESBURG, Oct 18 — The sequel to Nelson Mandela’s celebrated autobiography Long Walk to Freedom will be released tomorrow after his unfinished draft was completed by a South African writer, his foundation announced. Titled Dare not Linger, the book tells of Mandela’s five years as president after the end of apartheid and the first... Read more

George Saunders, author of ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’, poses for photographers after winning the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017 in London October 18, 2017. — Reuters pic

George Saunders, author of ‘Lincoln in the Bardo’, poses for photographers after winning the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017 in London October 18, 2017. — Reuters pic Read More

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