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Billy Graham: preacher to millions, adviser to presidents

Reverend Billy Graham, the influential Southern preacher who became a spiritual advisor to several US presidents and millions of Americans via their television sets, died Wednesday. He was 99.


Court strikes out Puncak Niaga's RM14bn suit

Former Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim and two others today succeeded in dismissing an almost RM14 billion suit filed against them by Puncak Niaga Holdings Bhd (Puncak Niaga) over the restructuring of the state"s water industry.


Selangor strives to build more Chinese schools: Azmin

"The Selangor government strives to identify high-demand strategic locations to build independent high schools for the convenience of students."


No-sweat exercise may prolong life for elderly

A few hours a week of light exercise -- walking the dog, puttering about in the garden -- lower the risk of death in older men, even if workouts are brief, researchers said Tuesday.


Play 'fake news tycoon' to combat misinformation

Trolling, impersonating, demonising: these are just some of the behaviours encouraged in a new online game launching Tuesday in which young players become "fake news tycoons" -- to counter growing misinformation.


Babies born in poorest countries still face alarming risks

Babies born in the world's poorest countries, most of them in Africa, still face "alarming" risks of death that can be 50 times as high as those in the richest countries, according to a UNICEF report released Tuesday.


Appeals Court dismisses Mukhriz's appeal to initiate contempt proceedings against Najib

Mukhriz has lost his appeal over his ex-parte bid for leave to initiate contempt proceedings against PM Najib.


Linger over lunch to lose weight: study suggests

People who wolf down their food could lose weight simply by chewing longer and pausing between bites, study results suggested.


For global water crisis, climate may be the last straw

Before man-made climate change kicked in -- and well before "Day Zero" in Cape Town, where taps may run dry in early May -- the global water crisis was upon us.


For the deaf, Rio samba parades are all about the vibes

Aulio Nobrega can't hear a thing when hundreds of drummers march into Rio de Janeiro's Sambodromo, or when thousands sing or the crowd cheers. But he feels the vibe -- literally.


 

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