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Bieber under investigation for theft
Thursday, May 15, 2014

Police are investigating Justin Bieber over allegations he tried to steal a cell phone from a woman he thought had taken pictures of him with it, a newspaper said.
 
The incident happened Monday at a miniature golf course in the San Fernando Valley area, the Los Angeles Times reported late Tuesday.
 
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Depression top cause of illness in world's teens
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

GENEVA, May 14: Depression is the top global cause of illness and disability for adolescents, with suicide the third-biggest cause of death, the World Health Organisation said on Wednesday.
 
The finding is in a new report by the UN agency, which has pulled together a wealth of published evidence with direct consultations with 10 to 19-year-olds around the world to assess the health issues that affect them....

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Kembara Bumi Suci reaches Kayseri
Friday, May 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: All 12 expedition members from Kembara Bumi Suci who were flagged off 49 days ago, have now reached Kayseri,Turkey.
 
One of the participants of the Kembara Suci expedition is Datuk Ahirudin Attan of the Rocky's Bru fame. He is the adviser of The Mole.
 
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Middle-aged at risk from rows with family, neighbours
Friday, May 9, 2014

PARIS, May 9: Think again before you pick another fight with your tearaway daughter or go head-to-toe once more with the people next door over their late-night parties.
 
Danish researchers say people who argue constantly with relatives, friends or neighbours are more than twice as likely to die in middle age.
 
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Actor Aziz Sattar, gone but won't be forgotten
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Perhaps many local movie fans still remember the Malay film dialogue line: "Walaupun rupamu tidak ku kenal, tapi lobang hidungmu tetap menjadi pujaan hatiku." (Although I don't recognise your looks, your nostrils still capture my heart).    The oft-quoted line among fans was from the movie, 'Seniman Bujang...

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Russia braced for tough World Cup campaign - Capello
Monday, May 5, 2014

MOSCOW:Russia are braced for a tough World Cup campaign, according to coach Fabio Capello, who added that he believed his players were capable of performing on football's biggest stage. "I think Russia has a good team," the Soviet Sport daily quoted Capello as saying. "We should remain realists because nothing will come easy for us at the World Cup."...

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Japanese fans say local-hero Godzilla 'super-sized'
Friday, May 2, 2014

TOKYO: Japanese fans of Godzilla say the newly-unveiled monster, set to star in a Hollywood reboot of the post-war classic, is too fat and has been "super-sized" by a country used to large portions. The latest version of the giant amphibian will hit 3D screens in the United States on May 16 and in Japan two months later as the fire-breathing Japanese lizard marks its 60th anniversary this year....

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Lebanon in frenzy over Clooney-Alamuddin engagement
Thursday, May 1, 2014

BAAKLINE: Word that Beirut-born Amal Alamuddin has stolen the heart of Oscar-winning heartthrob George Clooney has caused a frenzy in Lebanon, where citizens are more used to bad news. In Baakline, the leafy home district of Alamuddin's father in the Lebanese mountains, Ramzi Sabbagh could hardly contain his enthusiasm. ...

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Malaysia beat Kiwis for a spot in Champions Challenge semis
Thursday, May 1, 2014

KUANTAN:New Zealand's hopes of winning the Champions Challenge 1 evaporated in the blistering hot weather conditions in Kuantan which reached 34 Celsius when the Kiwis lost to Malaysia 2-3 in a penalty shootout after both teams were tied 4-4 in regulation time.    The Kiwis, ranked world number six and the pre-tournament favourites, were in fact...

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Indian has lost 158 elections -- but goes for more
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

NEW DELHI, April 30: Indian shop owner K. Padmarajan doesn't feel like a loser. In fact, he sees much to celebrate in the 158 times he has stood for public office and failed. Starting out in 1988, he had a point to prove -- to those who laughed at the ambitions of a man who repaired tyres for a living and to the cynics who scorned Indian democracy with all its flaws and inefficiencies....

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