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Nurul Izzah's husband refuses her bid for divorce
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- October 28, 2014: The marital status of Lembah Pantai member of parliament Nurul Izzah remains unchanged despite her bid to obtain a divorce.
 
Her husband Raja Ahmad Shahrir, 35, told reporters that he refused to utter the 'talak' or pronouncement of divorce when the case was brought for mention in chambers today before Syarie judge Ab. Malek Awang.
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Fuel subsidy scheme likely to be implemented in 2015, says Kenanga Research
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- The proposed fuel subsidy rationalisation scheme can only be implemented towards the second half of 2015 as the logistics will take some time to implement, said Kenanga Research.In its note today, the research firm said the petrol subsidy is likely to be given for one car per MyKad....

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New York's hottest new trend: clubbing for kids
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

NEW YORK -- October 28, 2014: The music's thumping, the dance floor's packed and the bar's bustling. Welcome to one of New York's hottest nightclubs and a new generation of clubbers: six-year-olds.
 
The VIP Room threw open its doors to children aged six to 12 on a Sunday afternoon to give them a taste of the nightclub, electronic music and dance scene in this city's uber trendy Meatpacking District....

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Mahjong faces end game in China
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BEIJING -- October 28, 2014: Mahjong has become the latest "extravagance" to be condemned in censorious official Chinese media, as pleasure-seeking Communist Party officials are urged to shun the game in the name of curbing corruption.
 
Chinese people have been clacking mahjong tiles for more than a century, with some accounts even naming its inventor as the ancient sage Confucius....

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Youth City study should focus on adequate, affordable housing, says SPNB
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- Adequate housing for young households earning below RM3,000 monthly must be among the main focus in the proposed 'Youth City' study.

Syarikat Perumahan Negara Berhad (SPNB) president Datuk Dr Kamarul Rashdan Salleh said the units should ideally cost below RM250,000.

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Outrage as South Africa football captain shot dead
Monday, October 27, 2014

JOHANNESBURG -- October 27, 2014: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma today led a shocked nation in voicing outrage at the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa after the talismanic goalkeeper was shot dead outside this city.
 
The 27-year-old was killed late yesterday at the home of his pop-star girlfriend Kelly Khumalo after an altercation, in a slaying that stunned the crime-weary nation....

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Marquez clinches record 12th win in Grand Prix of Malaysia
Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sepang, MALAYSIA: Recently crowned world champion Marc Marquez broke another record by romping to his 12th win of the season in an eventful Malaysian Grand Prix on Sunday.
 
The Spanish Honda rider was followed by Yamaha teammates Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo.
 
Marquez, who completed the Sepang circuit in 40minutes 45.523 seconds, now equals Australian Mick Doohan's record of 12 wins in a season....

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Grand Prix of Malaysia - RESULTS
Sunday, October 26, 2014

MotoGP  1. Marc Marquez (ESP/Honda) 40 minutes 45.523sec 2. Valentino Rossi (ITA/Yamaha) at 2.445sec 3. Jorge Lorenzo (ESP/Yamaha) 3.508 4. Stefan Bradl (GER/Honda) 21.234 5. Bradley Smith (GBR/Yamaha Tech3) 22.283  6....

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Motorcycling: Rabat clinches Moto2 title in Malaysia
Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sepang, MALAYSIA - Spain's Esteve Rabat captured his maiden Moto2 title despite finishing in third place in the Malaysian Grand Prix won by compatriot Maverick Vinales on Sunday.
 
Kalex rider Vinales, who also won the Australian Grand Prix last weekend, started from fourth but gained top spot midway through the race, completing the Sepang circuit in a time of 40 minutes 46.754...

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Five-year-olds learn coding as Britain eyes digital future
Sunday, October 26, 2014

"Miss! We made it breathe out fire!" exclaimed 10-year-old Joe, pointing at the laptop on his desk, where he has programmed his animated dragon to belch flames into the face of the Greek hero Heracles.
 
Gasps of excitement ripple across the classroom, as the children at Launcelot school in south London try to work out the string of commands that Joe used to create their own virtual battles....

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