'M' is Facebook's new answer to 'Siri'
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Facebook M announced by VP David Marcus. — AFP picNEW YORK, Aug 27 — Built into Messenger, “M” is Faceook's new personal assistant and potential “Siri” competitor. Rumors have been circulating about a Facebook personal assistant since July and …

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WDBJ shootings: Attacker set off by Charleston massacre
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WDBJ reporter Alison Parker (left) is pictured interviewing Vicki Gardner in Moneta, Virginia August 26, 2015 moments before she was shot. — Reuters picWASHINGTON, Aug 27 — A black man who allegedly shot to death two journalists during a live …

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Media freedom groups rally in support of gagged Malaysian press
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Legaspi said regional solidarity was a challenge for SEAPA – to get journalist groups fighting for press freedom to support Malaysians in their struggle. “There needs to be more discussion, especially on the ASEAN level,” he said, referring to the …

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Search for MH370 may ramp up soon with new sonar equipment
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Search for MH370 may ramp up soon with new sonar equipment. CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The deep sea hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner will likely include cutting-edge sonar equipment when it ramps up again in October after the stormy …

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Remembering the Merdeka narrative
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Tunku Abdul Rahman even once said, "The last thing people in this country want to see is a Malaysia divided into political extremes, for a nation divided against itself can only invite trouble." As we see today, we have come to this point of disarray …

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主權基金重整不順  馬幣單日盤中重貶2%
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1MDB已累積債務高達116億美元,債務相關重整計畫預期明年初將啟動。不過,新加坡商業時報週三卻報導,阿布達比國際石油公司可能退出35億美元債務重整計畫。這項消息導致馬幣令吉兌美元一度急貶2%,台灣時間晚間6點時仍貶1.2%,約以4.246兌1美元;本月 …

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Was the RM2.6b donation against election laws? EC chair says no power to find out
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In a report on June 2, US-based daily Wall Street Journal (WSJ), citing documents from Malaysian investigators currently scrutinising the troubled 1Malaysia Development Berhad's (1MDB) financials, claimed that a money trail showed that some US$700 …

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English quartet await Champions League draw
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Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United will find out their Champions League group stage rivals when the draw is made on Thursday. Chelsea are in pot one … The 32 teams in the draw will be put into eight groups of four. In a change to …

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Lewis Grabban suspended by Norwich, say reports
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"Until we get to a stage where the bids are acceptable then Lewis Grabban remains a Norwich player." The Barclays Premier League club were unavailable for comment when asked by Press Association Sport on Wednesday night. Share. Tweet. Share.

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TNB inks supplemental power purchase deal with Jimah East
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In a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday, TNB said the supplemental PPA governs the obligations of the parties to sell and purchase the daily available capacity and, to the extent, despatch the net electrical output generated by the facility for 25 years in …

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Malaysia's state fund denies Abu Dhabi's IPIC pulling out of debt plan
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The debt-ridden state investment firm said it was disappointed with claims by Singapore's Business Times that its deal with Ipic was canceled, calling the report “unprofessional and unnecessary”. The news portal also quoted him as saying now is the …

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If you are afraid, then… | Rebuilding Malaysia
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Mariam Mokhtar. Rebuilding Malaysia Facebook · Rebuilding Malaysia Twitter · Rebuilding Malaysia YouTube. Search. Home · Malaysia · Politicians · The Malaysian Rakyat · Monkey Business · Corruption · Politics · Women.

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Keep 1Malaysia and lose Putrajaya | Helen Ang
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To get its Selangor Menteri Besar post, the DAP will put the party's Malay candidates in safe Chinese areas to contest GE14. It is guaranteed that the Chinese electorate will vote for these chosen DAP Malays so that they can …

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Muhyiddin insists Malaysia at risk of becoming 'failed state', urges bold action
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 — Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin cautioned today that Malaysia could turn into a “failed state” if the government fails to boldly tackle a looming national crisis fuelled by political and economic instability. The former deputy prime …

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S'pore businesses in Malaysia rattled by ringgit's fall
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The ringgit's startling fall left some Singapore businesses in Malaysia fearing a repeat of the 1997 Asian financial crisis is looming. Take home furnishings boss Chan Chong Beng. When he signed contracts three months ago to deliver carpets and …

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Don't call me a traitor so easily, says Muhyiddin
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Umno deputy president Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said it was natural for a few people to lose respect and even denounce him when he no longer holds a high ranking position in the government. — TRP file pic …

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Asia Sentinel: Investor Confidence In Malaysia Shot
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara does not have the tools to stop the ringgit's slide, an opinion-editorial in the Asia Sentinel claims. With its reserves falling and currency controls ruled out, the only weapon available is likely to be an interest-rate hike …

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Report: Son Heung-min jetting in for Tottenham Hotspur medical
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… Mauricio Pochettino has turned to him after being snubbed in his pursuit of Saido Berahino. The aforementioned source reports that Leverkusen have agreed to sell Son for €30 million (£22m) this summer to Spurs, which is a fee similar to the figure …

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