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    Bersih declares fourth rally a success, claims half a million turnout

    KUALA LUMPUR — Electoral reforms group Bersih 2.0 declared today (Aug 31) its fourth and biggest rally a success, claiming that as many as 500,000 people had participated in the two-day event that took place peacefully here at the heart of Malaysia’s capital city. Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah said Bersih 4 was a

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    Action will be taken against the Bersih leaders, Said Zahid

    Police are monitoring the leaders as well as all speeches made during the Bersih 4 rallies across the country, Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today 30 August 2015. He added that action will be taken against the leaders over the previously-declared “illegal gathering”. Zahid said although there had been no arrests thus

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    Taylor Swift, Jennifer Lopez & More attended MTV VMAs with Best Dressed Ever

    Undercooked hamburger dresses and purple pasties aside (ahem, Lady Gaga and Lil’ Kim), there are a handful of styles from VMAs past that turned heads for the rightreasons. Chief among them, Selena Gomez delivered her usual jaw-dropping style with a sizzling twist, serving up this exposed-bodice Atelier Versace number at the 2013 show. Adorned with

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    Turkish man charged for the bomb attack in Bangkok

    Thai authorities have detained and charged a 28-year-old Turkish man in connection with a bomb attack in Bangkok last week that killed 20 people and wounded scores more. It is the first arrest in connection with the August 17 bombing at the Erawan shrine in the capital’s bustling downtown district, which killed mostly Asian visitors,

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    Vietnamese tycoons help protect Vietnam economy

    HANOI: Soldier-turned-tycoon Nguyen Huu Duong is a fierce patriot still fighting to protect his country, four decades after battling American forces in the Vietnam War. The construction mogul has amassed a war chest of tens of millions of dollars to fight for greater independence for Vietnam’s economy and counter an invasion of a different kind:

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    Ten car companies sued over risk of carbon monoxide poisoning due to keyless ignition systems

    BMW, MINI, Mercedes-Benz, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Acura, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Infiniti, Toyota, Lexus, Volkswagen and Bentley are all being sued by consumers in the US who claim that the 10 carmakers concealed the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning in more than five million vehicles equipped with keyless ignition systems. The risks, the

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    Foam Party

    A foam party is a social event in which participants dance to music on a dance floor covered in several feet of suds or bubbles dispensed from a foam machine. Foam parties can be dated back to A Rhapsody in Black and Blue, a 1932 short subject directed by Aubrey Scotto where Louis Armstrong dances,

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    Australian Ron Schneider killed in Indonesia surfing accident

    An Australian man has been killed in a surfing accident in the Mentawai Islands in Indonesia. Mentawai Resort Police head AKBP Reko Indro Sasongko told the Jakarta Post that Ronald Stephen Schneider, 54, died on Tuesday when a wave slammed him into a rock at South Sipora. His body is reportedly in Dr. M. Djamil General Hospital and is being prepared to be sent to Australia. The husband and

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    Big relief as Selangor gets water from Pahang for first time

    SHAH ALAM: Raw water from Sungai Semantan in Pahang to Sungai Langat in Selangor was channelled for the first time on Monday to boost its declining capacity. State Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Agriculture Modernisation and Agro-based Industry Committee chairman Zaidy Abdul Talib said it was done after the Selangor and Pahang governments agreed on the

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