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 2018-10-20 16:08 

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City go top with 5-0 crushing of Burnley...

MANCHESTER, Oct 20 — Champions Manchester City took over sole control at the top of the Premier League table with an easy 5-0 win over Burnley, earning them a seventh win from their opening nine games. Unbeaten City took the lead in the 17th......

 2018-10-20 16:05 

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Spurs edges to win over West Ham with Lamela goal...

LONDON, Oct 20 — Tottenham Hotspur secured a hard-fought 1-0 win over lowly London rivals West Ham United thanks to a deft first-half finish from Erik Lamela in their Premier League derby today. Spurs took the lead just before the break with a......

 2018-10-20 15:55 

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Terengganu FC overcome defending champs JDT to head to finals...

JOHOR BAHRU, Oct 20 — Terengganu FC have reached the final of the Unifi Malaysia Cup after beating Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) 3-2 on aggregate following a stunning 2-2 comeback draw in the second leg of the semi-final held at the Tan Sri......

 2018-10-20 15:48 

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Lewandowski double hands Bayern first win in five games...

WOLFSBURG, Oct 20 — Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski scored once in each half and set up a third goal to steer the German champions to a 3-1 victory over VfL Wolfsburg today and give them their first win in five games in all competitions. The....

 2018-10-20 15:41 

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Vettel acknowledges 'mutual respect' in Hamilton rivalry...

AUSTIN, Oct 20 — Sebastian Vettel today acknowledged the "mutual respect" in his world championship fight with Lewis Hamilton ahead of this weekend's potential title showdown. The four-time champion German said his relationship with the....

 2018-10-20 15:37 

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Chelsea's Sarri slams players for ditching gameplan in United draw...

LONDON, Oct 20 — Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri admonished his players for abandoning their gameplan during a heated 2-2 draw with Manchester United in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge today. Chelsea had looked completely in charge after they......

 2018-10-20 15:21 

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Environmental group urges Penang state government to stop all hillside development...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia today urged the Penang state government to stop all hillside development immediately in light of the recent fatal landslide in Bukit Kukus. Its president Puan......

 2018-10-20 14:50 

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Mourinho plays down touchline melee after 'awful' Chelsea draw...

LONDON, Oct 20 — Jose Mourinho played down an ugly touchline melee after watching his Manchester United side concede a heartbreaking late equaliser as Chelsea preserved their unbeaten Premier League record today. Ross Barkley scored in the sixth......

 2018-10-20 14:44 

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Rising star Aidil joins BAM...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — Aidil Sholeh Ali Sadikin, a rising star from Selangor, has finally come under the wings of the Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) after agreeing to join the national camp. BAM president......

 2018-10-20 14:35 

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Zairil: Penang govt wants more authority over hillside developments...

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 20 — The Penang state government has instructed the local authorities (PBTs) to prepare a draft to amend the state by-laws giving more authority to the state government to monitor development activities......

 2018-10-20 14:29 

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Police arrest three in probe into kidnap of Indian national...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — The police have detained three local men to assist with investigations into the kidnapping of an Indian man in Kepong, last Sunday. In the raid on Wednesday (October 17), three men aged 31 to 40 were arrested in Sungai......

 2018-10-20 14:26 

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Najib: Guan Eng should stop lying about financial and land issues...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — Finance Minister should stop lying about the amount of land sold by the Penang state government when he was its Chief Minister, said Datuk Seri Najib Razak. In a Facebook post, the ex-prime minister said Lim had stated......

 2018-10-20 14:24 

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Mourinho infuriated as Chelsea salvage unbeaten record...

LONDON, Oct 20 — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho had to be restrained by stewards in the aftermath of Ross Barkley's 96th minute equaliser to salvage Chelsea's unbeaten record under Maurizio Sarri in a thrilling 2-2 draw at Stamford....

 2018-10-20 14:13 

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On Twitter, Rafizi claims unofficial win over Azmin in Melaka, Negri...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — Rafizi Ramli today claimed victories in Melaka and Negri Sembilan over rival Datuk Seri Azmin Ali in the race for the PKR deputy presidency. In a tweet, the former Pandan MP said that he had unofficially won 52 per cent of......

 2018-10-20 13:59 

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Calls mount for punishment of those who ordered Khashoggi killing...

NEW YORK, Oct 20 — The UN chief, Britain's foreign ministry and media groups today called for the punishment of those who ordered and carried out Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing in Istanbul. Here are a few reactions: UN "The.....

 2018-10-20 13:49 

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Tens of thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote...

LONDON, Oct 20 — Tens of thousands of people opposed to Britain's looming breakup with the EU rallied in the heart of London today, according to organisers, in the latest bid to try and stop Brexit. The march on parliament began as a noisy and.....

 2018-10-20 13:47 

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Italy's Salvini dismisses ratings downgrade, says outlook 'stable'...

ROME, Oct 20 — Interior Minister Matteo Salvini today dismissed ratings agency Moody's decision to downgrade Italy's credit standing because of the government's controversial budget plans and said the country's outlook was "stabl...

 2018-10-20 13:15 

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Real slump to third straight loss despite ending record goal drought...

MADRID, Oct 20 — Real Madrid's miserable run of results continued today as they fell to a 2-1 defeat at home to Levante, their third successive loss in all competitions which piles more pressure on coach Julen Lopetegui. Jose Luis Morales put......

 2018-10-20 12:56 

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Real Madrid set club record for goalless run...

MADRID, Oct 20 — Real Madrid set the unwanted record of the longest goal drought in the club's history today by surpassing 464 minutes without scoring, against Levante. Madrid's previous longest drought was in 1985 when the Spanish league......

 2018-10-20 12:56 

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Investigators likely to discover what happened to Khashoggi body 'before long', says Turkish official...

ANKARA, Oct 20 — Turkish investigators are likely to find out what happened to the body of slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi "before long", a senior Turkish official said today. The official, who declined to be identified, also told Reuters.....

 2018-10-20 12:54 

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Croatians protest over government plan to raise retirement age...

ZAGREB, Oct 20 — Several thousand people protested in Croatia's capital today over government plans to raise the retirement age to 67 and cut pensions for those who retire early. This week the government asked parliament to pass legislation......

 2018-10-20 12:47 

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Assad, Russian officials meet in Damascus, discuss situation in Syria...

MOSCOW, Oct 20 — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met representatives of Russia's foreign and defence ministries in Damascus on Friday, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement today. During the meeting, they discussed development of......

 2018-10-20 12:45 

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Amnesty urges UN investigation, independent autopsy in Khashoggi death...

LONDON, Oct 20 —Amnesty International said today that Saudi Arabia's explanation of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's death in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul appeared to be a whitewash of "an appalling assassination". "The investigat...

 2018-10-20 12:29 

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Sultan Nazrin: Leaders must fulfil the trust placed on them...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — The Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Shah today reminded the country's leaders that they have been entrusted to protect the nation and citizens and as such they must fulfil the trust. He said the new......

 2018-10-20 12:17 

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Prince Harry opens Invictus Games after storm delays...

SYDNEY, Oct 20 — Britain's Prince Harry today opened the Olympic-style Invictus Games for disabled and wounded soldiers at a moving ceremony on the forecourt of Sydney's Opera House, after an intense thunderstorm forced an hour-long delay. T...

 2018-10-20 12:13 

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AFC U19 Championship: Saudi Arabia beat Malaysia 2 - 1...

BEKASI, Oct 20 — Malaysia lost 1-2 to Saudi Arabia in their first match in the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-19 Championship. In the match today at the Patriot Chandrabhaga Stadium, Saudi Arabia opened scoring in the 23rd......

 2018-10-20 12:08 

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PPBM state, division chapters nationwide set to undergo reshuffle...

KULAI, Oct 20 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM) will reshuffle and reorganise its state chapters and division levels nationwide in an effort to address internal problems within the party. PPBM secretary-general Datuk Marzuki Yahya said that......

 2018-10-20 11:43 

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MB: Kedah prepared to amend laws to limit MB to two terms...

ALOR SETAR, Oct 20 — The state government is ready to amend the laws on the formation of the Kedah government to allow the term of office of the Prime Minister, Mentri Besar and Chief Minister to be limited to two terms. Mentri......

 2018-10-20 11:16 

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Two Japanese restaurants for two different budgets...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 21 — Love Japanese food? You're in luck as there seems to be a flurry of new Japanese restaurants opening in the city. Here are two which will satisfy your cravings for sushi and sashimi. At very different budgets. Sushi Ryu......

 2018-10-20 11:12 

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Australia government loses crucial by-election...

SYDNEY, Oct 20 — Australia's embattled conservative coalition was today dealt a spectacular defeat in a crucial by-election two months after it turfed out its latest prime minister, sending it in into minority government. The poll in the wealthy...

 2018-10-20 11:07 

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US Mega Millions jackpot hits US$1.6b after no winners...

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 — Scores of American lottery players were disappointed they hadn't become an overnight billionaire today — but they'll get another chance to scoop the jackpot, with US$1.6 billion (RM6.7 billion) up for grabs in a fe...

 2018-10-20 10:54 

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Tsipras hails 'historic' Macedonian name change vote...

ATHENS, Oct 20 — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras today hailed as "historic" the Macedonian parliament's vote in favour of changing the country's name, a source of tension with Greece for decades. Macedonia's parliament on Fri...

 2018-10-20 10:51 

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Dr M: Use new methods to increase food supply, reduce imports...

LANGKAWI, Oct 20 — Farmers, smallholders and fishermen in the country could contribute to the reduction of national food imports if they used new and efficient methods in their endeavours, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today. He......

 2018-10-20 10:44 

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Playing the Uighur card: Bravery or ill-advised? — Syed Imad Alatas...

OCT 20 — There was an air of inevitability about the by-elections in Port Dickson (PD) last weekend; the optimism on the ground alone was almost enough to confirm that Anwar Ibrahim would be sworn in as the PD Member of Parliament (MP). The......

 2018-10-20 10:39 

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MITI's trade, investment mission to seoul generates rm1 bln potential sales...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 —The Ministry of International Trade and Industry's (MITI) trade and investment mission to Seoul, South Korea from Oct 18-20, 2018 has garnered RM1 billion in potential sales. The ministry said the mission, led by its......

 2018-10-20 10:37 

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MCA presidential candidate says he's the cure for ailing party...

ASTAKA, Oct 20 — Seeing himself as a medicine to cure MCA's woes, its presidential candidate Ngoo Teck Keong will be banking on social media to reach out to the delegates. The 30-year-old Beruas MCA division youth chief, who launched his fan......

 2018-10-20 10:22 

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Dr M: Arrest of former leaders not politically motivated...

LANGKAWI, Oct 20 — The detention of several former leaders who now face charges related to abuse of power and corruption is not politically motivated, and is subject to the country's laws and regulations, said Prime Minister Tun Dr......

 2018-10-20 10:16 

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Johor Umno's Nur Jazlan claims selective prosecution on party and its president...

JOHOR BARU, Oct 20 — The charges by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) against Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi can be described as selective prosecution aimed at undermining the party, said Johor Umno liaison committee.....

 2018-10-20 10:12 

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Works Ministry to probe cause of Penang landslide...

KUCHING, Oct 20 — The Works Ministry will conduct an investigation into the landslide on Jalan Bukit Kukus, Paya Terubong in Penang, and whether Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) were adhered to, its minister Baru Bian said today. He said action.....

 2018-10-20 10:07 

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Ku Li: Utusan shareholders should step up and save the paper...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — Umno stalwart Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah said it is up to the shareholders of Utusan Malaysia to make the effort to save the newspaper from going under. He said if nothing was done to preserve Utusan, it would be very difficult.....

 2018-10-20 09:54 

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Why stop community leaders from meeting Pakatan MPs? PKR rep asks Sarawak govt...

KUCHING, Oct 20 — Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian has criticised the state government for stopping community leaders and village headmen from meeting or attending official functions of Pakatan Harapan (PH) federal ministers and Members of......

 2018-10-20 09:53 

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Khashoggi criticises Saudi prince in newly released interview...

WASHINGTON, Oct 20 — Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi criticised Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's "authoritarian rule" shortly before his death, in an interview published following confirmation he died at the kingdom's Istanbul consula...

 2018-10-20 09:51 

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Arrogance, elitism is why young voters shunned Umno, Ku Li says...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — The elitism and arrogance of Umno's leadership was a pivotal factor in turning urban-based youths from the rural areas against BN and cost it the GE14, said Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah. The Umno stalwart explained that many of...

 2018-10-20 09:51 

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Australia government headed for defeat in crucial by-election...

SYDNEY, Oct 20 — Australia's embattled conservative coalition was heading for a spectacular defeat in a crucial by-election today, as analysts declared victory for a high-profile independent candidate. The loss, if confirmed after counting......

 2018-10-20 09:50 

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Dozens of casualties as explosions rock chaotic Afghan elections...

KABUL, Oct 20 — Explosions rocked polling centres across Kabul on Saturday, causing dozens of casualties, as the long-delayed legislative election dissolved into chaos with many voting locations remaining closed due to technical glitches and lack......

 2018-10-20 09:48 

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Moscow slams US for 'fabricating' election indictment: foreign ministry...

MOSCOW, Oct 20 — Moscow today condemned Washington for indicting a Russian woman for interfering in 2018 elections, saying the accusations were fabricated in order to impose further sanctions on Russia. "We understand that Washington is......

 2018-10-20 09:40 

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Sloane Stephens backs on-court coaching rule change...

SINGAPORE, Oct 20 — Former US Open champion Sloane Stephens has thrown her support behind a push for on-court coaching to be allowed at Grand Slams. Patrick Mouratoglou, the coach of Serena Williams, has called for a rule change with on-court......

 2018-10-20 09:34 

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Do Umno leaders vacate posts once charged in court? Constitution unclear, Ku Li says...

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 — Umno's party constitution does not outline if its leaders have to leave their posts when charged in court, said its Council of Advisors chairman Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah. However, he added it was general practice for......

 2018-10-20 09:30 

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MMEA seize RM300,000 worth of liquor, exotic animals from Vietnamese fishermen...

ROMPIN, Oct 20 — The foreign fishermen's attempt to smuggle liquor and exotic food by using a local boat registration number to deceive the authorities were foiled when they were arrested about 20 nautical miles in the waters of Tanjung......

 2018-10-20 09:22 

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Minister: Developer to be hauled up over Bukit Kukus landslide...

LUMUT, Oct 20 — The Human Resources Ministry will haul up the developer of the Bukit Kukus paired road for questioning following a landslide that so far has left four dead. Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran said officers from the......

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