• More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering
    More bodies from ship; transcript reveals wavering

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry Monday, securing a new entryway into the wreck, as a newly released transcript …

  • Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85 Associated Press
    Anti-junta Myanmar journalist Win Tin dies at 85

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Win Tin, a prominent journalist who became Myanmar's longest-serving political prisoner after challenging military rule by co-founding the National League for Democracy, died …

  • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation Associated Press
    Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — Divers continued the grim work of recovering bodies from inside a sunken South Korean ferry Monday, as a newly released transcript showed the ship was crippled by confusion …

  • Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76 Associated Press
    Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

    Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. …

  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help Associated Press
    Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency …

  • River Plate moves into top spot in Argentina Associated Press
    River Plate moves into top spot in Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — River Plate moved into top spot in the Argentine first division with a 1-0 win over Velez Sarsfield on Sunday. …

  • 'Capt. America' tops box office for third week
    'Capt. America' tops box office for third week

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie. …

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    They’re baaack: Flickr photo of the day

    Once again, behemoth cruise ships are prowling the Venetian Lagoon. A regional court has overturned a law passed last November that banned giant cruise ships in response to the Costa Concordia’s disastrous grounding the year before. … More »

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  • April 18, 1906: Earthquake, fire rip through San Francisco

    April 18, 1906: Earthquake, fire rip through San Francisco

    In 1906, San Francisco was a thriving city of 400,000 residents, full of majestic Victorian mansions, beautiful hotels and thriving arts scene. But the earthquake that hit on the early morning of April 18, 1906, changed everything — including how … More »

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    10 Alasan Tiba Masa Anda Perlu 'Unfriend' Kawan di Facebook 1. Bukan main ye-ye lagi add anda sebagai rakan Facebook tapi bila jumpa di luar, senyum pun tidak apatah lagi bertegur sapa. 2. Majoriti status, 'Anak berkenan la pula dengan … Continue … More »

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  • We’ll miss you Tiger of Jelutong

    The Tiger of Jelutong is no more. Karpal Singh, who ceased being a person a long time ago and became an institution, died in the early hours of April 17 in a road accident near Ipoh. He was 73. The … Continue reading → … More »

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  • In funeral procession, thousands chant ‘Karpal Singh! Karpal Singh! Karpal … The Malay Mail Online
    In funeral procession, thousands chant ‘Karpal Singh! Karpal Singh! Karpal …

    GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The streets of Penang’s historical city centre roared with the voices of thousands calling out the name of their state’s beloved son — Karpal Singh.  Elbows jostled with... …

  • Remains of Karpal’s aide to be flown back to India The Malaysian Insider
    Remains of Karpal’s aide to be flown back to India

    The remains of Karpal Singh’s personal aide Michael Cornelius, who died in Thursday's accident along with the Bukit Gelugor MP, will be flown back to India today, according to media reports. Prayers would be held for Michael, 39, at the Ipoh Hospital mortuary before his remains are transferred to the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, The... …

  • Raja Bomoh spouting mumbo-jumbo again The Malaysian Insider
    Raja Bomoh spouting mumbo-jumbo again

    Bomoh (shaman) Ibrahim Mat Zin (pic, third left) is in the headlines for the wrong reasons again, this time for conducting a cleansing ritual along KM306.1 of the North-South Expressway. The area has been in the spotlight since last Thursday after Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh died when his Toyota Alphard was involved in a collision with a... …