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'Lim Can Be Investigated Over Tunnel Issue' - 17/02 10:00 pm

GEORGETOWN : Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng may be hauled up before the Penang state assemblys Committee of Privileges.

Malaysia Hopes Indonesia Won't Freeze Outflow Of Maids - 17/02 9:08 pm

BAGAN DATUK: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi hopes the Indonesian government will not bar its people from taking up positions as maids in Malaysia, just because of remote cases of abuse involving Malaysian employers.

Exclusive: Group Chat Messages Show School Shooter Obsessed With Race, .. - 17/02 9:01 pm

In a private Instagram group chat, confessed school shooter Nikolas Cruz repeatedly espoused racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic views and displayed an obsession with violence and guns.

Jeffrey Set To Ski Into History Books In Pyeongchang - 17/02 8:53 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Jeffrey 'The Iceman' Webb will be out to make the nation proud in the men's giant slalom event at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday.

RM3.2 Million Wavebreakers Bring Cheer To Langkawi Fishermen - 17/02 8:53 pm

LANGKAWI : The construction of a brand new 100-metre wavebreaker at the Chenang jetty is set to bring cheer to the islands fishing community.

Female Security Guard Who Was Beaten Up Reaches Amicable Agreement With .. - 17/02 8:51 pm

GEORGE TOWN: The case where a female security guard was beaten up on the eve of Chinese New year has been resolved amicably between the two parties, and police consider the case solved.

An African-American Teen And His Mom Explain Why 'Black Panther' Means So .. - 17/02 8:46 pm

"Black Panther" might not be as big as President Barack Obama, but "it's up there."

Korean Bride Gets A Taste Of 'Budu' At Traditional Kelantanese Wedding - 17/02 8:46 pm

MACHANG : By most accounts, a traditional wedding in Kelantan would not be complete if the wedding feast did not include budu.

Malaysia Wins WTO Praise For Impressive Economic Achievement - 17/02 8:37 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Forty-three World Trade Organisation (WTO) members who participated in a question and answer session at the recent two-day 7th Trade Policy Review (TPR) Of Malaysia, in Switzerland, commended the country for its impressive economic achievement, prudent trade and economic policies.

Grandfather Still In Shock Over Alleged Abuse Of 46-Day-Old Baby - 17/02 8:31 pm

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The grandfather of the 46-day-old baby girl who died following suspected abuse by her parents at their home in Kampung Tok Panjang, Bukit Tengah near here last Thursday was still in shock over the incident that befell his grand-daughter, Nurul Ain Umairah Muhammad Firdaus.

Ibu Bapa Sajat Bersumpah Anaknya Khunsa - 17/02 8:31 pm

SHAH ALAM: Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim) akhirnya tampil membuat pendedahan mengenai isu identiti usahawan kosmetik, Nur Sajat Kamaruzzaman.

Azizulhasni Hanya Raih Gangsa Keirin - 17/02 8:24 pm

NILAI: Azizuhasni Awang gagal menceriakan peminat tempatan apabila hanya mampu meraih gangsa dalam acara keirin pada Kejohanan Berbasikal Trek Asia (ACC) yang berlangsung di Velodrom Nasional, dekat sini sebentar tadi.

Jangan Kembalikan Kedah Ke Zaman Kelam Pembangkang - Najib - 17/02 8:24 pm

LANGKAWI: Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak memberi jaminan akan terus membantu Kedah sekiranya Barisan Nasional (BN) kekal memerintah di negeri ini selepas Pilihan Raya Umum ke-14 (PRU-14).

Lelaki Rogol, Bunuh Kanak-Kanak Dihukum Mati - 17/02 8:19 pm

LAHORE: Seorang lelaki yang didapati bersalah merogol dan membunuh seorang kanak-kanak perempuan dijatuhkan empat hukuman mati oleh mahkamah hari ini.

62 Johor Civil Servants Found Positive For Drugs In 2017 - 17/02 8:13 pm

JOHOR BARU: A total of 62 out of 8,623 Johor state civil servants were found to be positive for drug abuse in 2017.

Publisher Denies Burying Story On Alleged Trump Affair - 17/02 8:08 pm

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump had an affair with a Playboy model at the same time he was in a relationship with a porn star and the National Enquirer tabloid paid the model US$150,000 (RM584,100) to prevent her story being made public, the New Yorker reported yesterday.

Five Huge Projects Worth RM1.3 Billion For The Well-Being Of Langkawi - .. - 17/02 7:56 pm

LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today announced an allocation of RM1.315 billion for implementation of five new government projects here under the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP).

U.S. Charges Russians With 2016 U.S. Election Tampering To Boost Trump - 17/02 4:06 pm

WASHINGTON: A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscows purported effort to interfere.

Six Turkish Journalists Jailed For Life For 'Coup Links - 17/02 4:06 pm

A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters.

Big Mexico Quake Cuts Power And Damages Homes; Two Dead In Crash - 17/02 4:03 pm

MEXICO CITY - A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and south but the only reported deaths came when a military helicopter crashed after surveying the aftermath.

Florida School Shooting: FBI Under Pressure Over Failure To Act - 17/02 4:03 pm

Pressure is mounting on the FBI over the agency's failure to act on a tip that Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz might carry out an attack.

Ahmad Zahid Visits Good Friend On CNY - 17/02 3:58 pm

BAGAN DATUK: Visiting his family friend Beh Song Wan is a must for Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for the Chinese New Year celebration at Taman Desa Bersatu, Hutan Melintang this morning.

Let Najib Decide On Candidates For GE14 - Salleh - 17/02 3:58 pm

KOTA BELUD: Leaders and members of the Barisan Nasional (BN) must leave it fully to BN chairman Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak to determine the candidates representing the coalition to contest in the upcoming 14th General Election (GE14).

Solidarity Important Element In Developing Sabah - Musa - 17/02 3:56 pm

SANDAKAN: Solidarity among the people is an important element in the government's efforts to develop the state, says Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman.

Philippine Actress' Teen Daughters Harassed By 'Creepy Old Men' At .. - 17/02 3:55 pm

SUBANG JAYA: Police have yet to receive any reports related to an alleged disturbance case involving the teen daughters of Philippine superstar Ruffa Gutierrez at a theme park in Subang, which took place on Thursday.

Traffic Flow At Major Highways Smooth This Morning - 17/02 3:52 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: The flow of traffic on major highways has been reported to be generally smooth this morning.

Woman Wrongly Accuses Husband Of Sexually-Assaulting Baby Daughter - 17/02 3:52 pm

KUALA TERENGGANU: A man had to spend four days in the lockup after his estranged wife wrongly accused him of sexually-assaulting their baby daughter.

Serahkan Kepada Najib Tentukan Calon BN PRU 14 - Salleh - 17/02 3:48 pm

KOTA BELUD: Pemimpin dan anggota parti komponen Barisan Nasional (BN) disaran menyerahkan sepenuhnya soal pemilihan calon pilihan raya umum ke-14 (PRU14) kepada Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Ahmad Zahid Ziarah Rakan Karib Bersempena Tahun Baharu Cina - 17/02 3:32 pm

BAGAN DATUK: Seperti tahun-tahun sudah, Timbalan Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi hari ini meneruskan tradisi beliau mengunjungi kediaman rakan karibnya Beh Song Wan bagi meraikan sambutan Tahun Baharu Cina di Taman Desa Bersatu, Hutan Melintang di sini.

Aliran Trafik Di Lebuh Raya Utama Lancar - 17/02 3:28 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Aliran trafik di lebuh raya utama negara secara umumnya dilaporkan lancar pagi ini.

Cuaca Sejuk Di Negeri Pantai Timur Mungkin Berulang - 17/02 3:26 pm

KUALA LUMPUR - Cuaca sejuk yang dialami di beberapa kawasan di Semenanjung Malaysia merupakan fenomena sementara tetapi keadaan itu boleh berulang sekiranya angin sejuk monsun timur laut dari Siberia, China melalui Semenanjung Malaysia.

Gempa Bumi Kuat Landa Oaxaca, Mexico - 17/02 3:23 pm

GEMPA bumi kuat berukuran 7.4 pada skala Richter berlaku di Oaxaca, Mexico pada 7.39 pagi ini.

U.S. Commerce Department Proposes Hefty Import Curbs On Steel, Aluminium - 17/02 3:20 pm

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Commerce Department has recommended that President Donald Trump impose steep curbs on steel and aluminum imports from China and other countries ranging from global and country-specific tariffs to broad import quotas, according to proposals released on Friday.

Exclusive: GE Exploring Industrial Gas Engine Business Sale - Sources - 17/02 3:13 pm

General Electric Co (GE.N) is exploring a sale of its industrial gas engine business that could be worth as much as $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

Roger Federer Beats Robin Haase To Become Oldest World Number One - 17/02 3:09 pm

Roger Federer says becoming the oldest world number one in tennis history - 14 years after he first topped the rankings - is a "dream come true".

The Tactics Of A Russian Troll Farm - 17/02 3:00 pm

The indictment of 13 Russians charged with attempting to manipulate American voters using social media shines a fascinating light on a sophisticated, relentless operation to exploit the internet for political gain. Here's how US investigators say the Russians did it.

Tea Sets And Ascot Inspire Mulberry's Instant-Fashion Launch - 17/02 2:57 pm

LONDON - Britains Mulberry looked to the garden parties of old to inspire its most modern fashion collection to date, as the brand on Friday launched a new format allowing shoppers to buy its wares straight off the catwalk instead of months later.

Conte Beri Amaran Kepada Tiga Kelab Besar - 17/02 2:54 pm

KEMENANGAN meyakinkan daripada dua perlawanan berturut-turut meletakkan Chelsea berada di landasan terbaik untuk menghadapi tiga perlawanan besar selepas ini.

Federer Kembali Pegang Takhta Pemain Nombor Satu Dunia - 17/02 2:52 pm

ROGER Federer kembali menjadi pemain tenis nombor satu dunia selepas menumpaskan Robin Haase di saingan suku akhir Terbuka Rotterdam sebentar tadi.

Giroud Buka Akaun Gol - 17/02 2:43 pm

PENANTIAN satu penyeksaan. Mungkin itu ungkapan yang sesuai buat Olivier Giroud yang akhirnya berjaya membuka akaun golnya bersama Chelsea selepas berpindah dari Arsenal bulan lalu.

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Fierce but Frail, Malaysia's Mahathir, 92, Aims to .. - Nytimes
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Florida school shooting: Students demand tighter gun .. - BBC
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