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Worker bleeds to death after dropping sickle on his leg

KUANTAN (Bernama): A man bled to death Saturday (March 9) after the sickle he was using to pluck oil palm fruits fell on and slashed his right calf.


Malaysian professor wins US immigrant award

PETALING JAYA: A Malaysian nutritionist in the US has won the Outstanding Immigrant Health Professional Award for 2018.


'Nobody will kneel': Tigrayans defiant as Ethiopian leader cracks down

MEKELLE, Ethiopia (Reuters) - In the birthplace of the armed struggle that propelled Ethiopia's ruling coalition to power 27 years ago, there is growing anger as the country's new prime minister stages a crackdown on the region's once-powerful leaders.


Some dinosaurs had exquisite eggs with colours, spots, speckles

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some dinosaurs laid coloured, speckled and spotted eggs boasting exquisite hues of blue and brown, scientists said on Thursday, in a discovery that scrambles the notion that such exceptional traits originated with birds.


Russian Communists say election stolen by pro-Putin candidate

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Reuters) - Hundreds of Russian Communist Party supporters took to the central square of Vladivostok on Monday to protest against what they said was the rigging of a regional election in favour of a politician backed by President Vladimir Putin.


Man wanted for throwing sickle at wife found dead, hanging from tree

KOTA KINABALU: A man wanted by police for injuring his wife by throwing a sickle at her has been found dead, hanging from a tree.


Man nabbed for stealing fan and attacking cops

GEORGE TOWN: A 28-year-old man was arrested three days after he slashed two policemen with a kerambit (sickle) over the theft of a wall fan at a clinic.


He’s happy labouring in a cemetery

PORT DICKSON: For the past 15 years, he would make a 20km trip to a cemetery every month just to help clean up the place.


'Born to kill' Texas shooter a quiet teenager in trench coat

SANTA FE, Texas (Reuters) - He was a quiet Texas teenager who danced with his Greek church group and played football. He had a passion for symbology and Japanese history.


Family, friends bid farewell to Stephen Hawking

LONDON: Friends, family and colleagues of British scientist Stephen Hawking will gather Saturday to pay their respects at his private funeral in Cambridge, where he spent most of his extraordinary life.