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Muhammad Ali back in hospital
Friday, January 16, 2015

LOUISVILLE - January 16, 2015: Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is expected to be released from hospital Friday after receiving follow-up care for a urinary tract infection, a family spokesman said.Ali, who turns 73 on Saturday, was admitted to an undisclosed hospital earlier this week, said Bob Gunnell of Louisville-based Boxcar PR. ...

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What the colour of your car says about you
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

DETROIT -- January 14, 2015: The next time you buy a car, you might want to pause a while longer to decide what coluor you choose.
 
Top automakers throw millions of dollars at researching what the latest tastes are, and say the colour of a vehicle is so important to customers that it can be the difference between buying or not.
 
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Ronaldo is 2014 world footballer
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

ZURICH -- January 12, 2015: Portuguese and Real Madrid great Cristiano Ronaldo won his third Ballon d'Or tonight at the FIFA ceremony here to edge within one of his eternal rival Barcelona's Argentinian magician Lionel Messi.
 
The 29-year-old forward -- who played a key role in Real Madrid's charge to a 10th Champions League trophy -- beat Messi and Germany's World Cup winning goalkeeper Manuel Neuer....

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DRB-Hicom sponsors TSM Charity Golf Challenge 2015
Sunday, January 11, 2015

SHAH ALAM – January 11, 2015: DRB-Hicom Berhad (DRB-Hicom) has signed a two-year agreement to pledge its sponsorship for the Tan Sri Muhyiddin Charity Golf Challenge 2015 (TSM Charity Golf) to promote a balanced and healthy lifestyle.DRB-Hicom group managing director Tan Sri Mohd Khamil Jamil said the sponsorship was to lend support to the promotion and development of sports in the country....

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Is Cuba ready for life without US embargo?
Thursday, January 8, 2015

HAVANA -- January 8, 2015: As US President Barack Obama prepares to ask Congress to lift the Cuban trade embargo -- in line with his decision to normalise diplomatic ties -- some Cubans wonder if they're ready for such an economic tidal wave.
 
The embargo outlawing most economic and financial transactions with the communist-run island was decreed in 1962 by then president John F....

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Nigeria's Cafe Neo hopes to be African Starbucks
Thursday, January 8, 2015

LAGOS -- January 8, 2015: Men in suits order takeaway cappuccinos at the counter. A trendy young crowd occupies comfortable sofas, armed with laptops for a brain-storming session over cafe lattes, frappuccinos and soft jazz.The morning scene wouldn't raise an eyebrow in New York,  London or Paris but cafe culture is a new phenomenon in ...

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Louvre is world's most-visited museum
Wednesday, January 7, 2015

PARIS -- January 7, 2015: The famous Louvre here received 9.3 million visitors last year, retaining  its title as the most-visited  museum in the world, the museum has announced.
 
Foreign visitors represented 70 per cent of ticket sales, with Americans, Chinese, Italians, British and Brazilians visiting in strong numbers over 2014, the Louvre said in a statement.
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Tough new rules for teenage F1 drivers
Wednesday, January 7, 2015

PARIS -- January 1, 2015: The International Automobile Federation (FIA) has introduced tough new rules that will mean Formula One drivers must be at least 18-years-old and go through more rigorous testing.
 
Potential Formula One competitors will have to build up points over three years to get a race super licence under the rules which will start in 2016.
 
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Proton embarks on flood relief mission
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

SUBANG JAYA - January 6, 2015: Proton Holdings Berhad (Proton) has embarked on group-wide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives to support the flood victims in the East Coast region.

Together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Proton Edar Sdn Bhd (Proton Edar), the group has mobilised the Proton Flood Relief Mission comprising 45 volunteers among its employees.
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Last of Nepal's car porters recalls life without roads
Monday, January 5, 2015

CHITLANG (Nepal) -- January 5, 2014: At 92, Dhan Bahadur Gole is the last known survivor of a generation of porters who carried luxury cars on foot across steep mountain passes to Nepal's rulers in Kathmandu.
 
Before the Himalayan nation built its first highway in 1956 only the capital city had paved roads, and porters were the only means of getting cars to the wealthy Rana dynasty....

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