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Three charged with attempting to provide support to IS

SEPANG: Three persons were produced in a Sessions Court on Thursday to face a charge of attempting to provide support to the Islamic State (IS), with intent to become members of the terrorist group.

Man charged with murdering soldier

KLANG: An unemployed man was charged in a Magistrate's Court on Thursday with murdering a soldier at a flat two weeks ago.

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks during a nationally televised address on CBC in this still image taken from video  in Ottawa, October 22, 2014.   REUTERS/CBC/Pool

Ottawa pushes for business as usual after shootings

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The Canadian government determined to return to business as usual on Thursday after a reported convert to Islam shot dead a soldier at the National War Memorial and rampaged through Parliament before being killed himself.

I won’t be a stingy MB, says Azmin

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Mentri Besar Azmin Ali said he does not intend to be a “stingy MB”.

Unfruitful start: The protest leaders and government representatives holding the first round of talks in Hong Kong. - EPA

Searching for a way out

The authorities and protesters appear to be in search of a typical Chinese face-saving exit but don’t quite know how.

Sombre occasion: B. Santhi (centre) with her children (from left) A. Devarasee,  A. Logarasan and A. Pehrarasee making the most of what they have in celebrating Deepavali at the temporary shelter. - Bernama

Bleak celebration for 11 families in shelter

HULU SELANGOR: It was a bleak celebration for 11 families who had to spend Deepavali for the first time in a temporary shelter.

10 facts you didn’t know about nuts

There is a wide range of nuts around the world and the most popular ones are peanuts, pistachios, walnuts, cashew nuts, pecans, almonds, macadamias, just to name a few. Here are 10 facts you didn’t know about nuts in a nutshell.

Seawater theme park struggles to keep afloat

GEORGE TOWN: A tourist attraction in Batu Ferringhi has sunk into troubled waters just 10 months after launching.

The Simpsons merchandise is seen on display at the 350th episode block party on the New York street of Fox Pico Lot, April 25, 2005, in Los Angeles, California.

'Goodfellas' actor sues 'The Simpsons' for $250 mn

LOS ANGELES: "Goodfellas" actor Frank Sivero is suing Fox Television for $250 million for allegedly ripping off his wise-guy cinematic character and using it on "The Simpsons."

Real-time monitoring: TNB chairman Tan Sri Leo Moggie (second from left) listening to a briefing given by Cameron Highlands Power Stations general manager Ir Mohammad Zaki Jalaludin on how the RM1.9mil early warning system works.

RM2mil early warning system

CAMERON HIGHLANDS: It has been one year since the Bertam Valley mud flood tragedy which took four lives and damaged almost 100 houses near Sungai Bertam.

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China's then Public Security Minister Zhou Yongkang attends the Hebei delegation discussion sessions at the 17th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing in this October 16, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee

China vows better rule of law, but no word of disgraced security chief

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Communist Party unveiled legal reforms on Thursday aimed at giving judges more independence and limiting local officials' influence over courts, but it made no mention of the fate of its former domestic security chief who is under investigation for corruption.

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