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McIlroy wins fourth major in shootout
Monday, August 11, 2014

LOUISVILLE, August 11 -- 2014: Rory McIlroy put himself among golf's greatest legends on Sunday by winning his fourth major title in dramatic fashion, capturing the PGA Championship in a shotmakers' showdown at rain-softened Valhalla.
 
Three weeks after winning the British Open, the 25-year-old from Northern Ireland rallied on the back nine to take his second major victory in a row and third consecutive triumph overall in impressive fashion....

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Soup kitchen can operate as usual - Tengku Adnan
Saturday, August 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 - Soup kitchen activities are permitted to operate as usual without any time frame but the cleanliness aspect will be stringently monitored by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL).
           
Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor said previously the ministry had set Aug 16 as the last date for the soup kitchens to operate....

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Forgotten and forsaken driver
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

In the midst of the mourning and sorrow, one man was forgotten and forsaken. Judged even before he has yet to be tried in court, C. Selvam from India was left high and dry in Taiping Prison since July 9 after he was charged with reckless driving that caused the deaths of lawyer and politician Karpal Singh and his assistant Michael Cornelius on April 17. ...

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Aspirin reduces risk from some cancers
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

PARIS, August 6 -- 2014: Daily, long-term doses of aspirin can slash the risk of cancer of the digestive tract, according to an overview of research published today.
 
Aspirin greatly reduces the risk of developing and dying from bowel, stomach and oesophageal cancer, its authors said.
 
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Tourists welcome curfew at Sabah's ESSZONE - Masidi
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 5 - Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) Commander Datuk Abdul Rashid Harun said no quota was fixed on the number of permits issued to fishermen and boat operators in the areas under curfew.
 
The issuance of permits is at the discretion of the Sabah Police Commissioner and the district police chiefs in the six affected areas under the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone)....

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Ecclestone ends bribery trial with $100 million payment
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

MUNICH, August 5 -- 2014: A German court ruled today that Formula One tycoon Bernie Ecclestone can pay a controversial $100-million settlement to end his trial on bribery charges.
 
In a move that will likely see him stay at the helm of the lucrative sport, the 83-year-old Briton struck an accord with prosecutors on the huge payment which then got the Munich tribunal's blessing....

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Rio faces marathon run to 2016 Olympics
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, August 5 -- 2014: With two years to go Rio de Janeiro faces a marathon race to ensure their 2016 Olympic Games match the success of the World Cup.
 
Germany's triumph over Argentina at Rio's Maracana stadium brought the curtain down on a World Cup heralded as one of the best ever staged.
 
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McIlroy back on top of world golf
Monday, August 4, 2014

AKRON, August 4 -- 2014: Rory McIlroy is back on top of the golf world, following up his British Open triumph with an elite World Golf Championships win yesterday. The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland rallied from a three-stroke deficit to beat Spain's Sergio Garcia by two strokes at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. ...

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Line - from tsunami lifeline to listing
Sunday, August 3, 2014

TOKYO, August 3 - A messaging app launched in the aftermath of Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Line is moving towards a possible dual listing in Tokyo and New York as it jostles for space in an increasingly crowded and imaginative market.
 
Combining instant messaging with shopping, gaming and other features such as letting users send each other cute cartoon "stickers", Line is hugely popular in Japan, particularly among teenagers....

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Jerangau - Jabor road not closed - Terengganu PWD
Sunday, July 27, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR, July 27- The Terengganu Public Works Department(PWD) has denied reports in the social media of Jalan Jerangau-Jabor being closed due a collapsed culvert in the area.
 
Its director, Datuk Shafii Mohamad said he had been informed by the police and road concessionaire that there was no such incident.
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