Wed04162014

LAST_UPDATEWed, 16 Apr 2014 3pm

Royal Couple Arrive In Sydney For Down Under Tour

Getty ImagesSYDNEY: Britain’s Prince William, his wife, Kate, and their baby son, George, have arrived in Sydney to kick off their tour of Australia.

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Two Dead, Scores Missing As S. Korea Ferry Sinks

PIC: ReutersSEOUL: South Korea said today that two people were killed and more than 100 missing after a ferry capsised at sea with 477 people on board — mostly high school students bound for a holiday island.

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Lawyers: Pistorius Did Himself No Favours In The Dock

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts during his trial at North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria (PIC: Reuters)PRETORIA: Oscar Pistorius did himself more harm than good when he took the witness stand, say South African lawyers.

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Australian State Premier Quits Over Wine ‘Memory Fail’

Australia’s New South Wales state Premier Barry O'Farrell resigned from his position today after it was revealed that he had lied about accepting a A$3,000 bottle of wine as a gift (PIC: Reuters)SYDNEY: A leading Australian politician resigned today after admitting to a “massive memory fail” when he told a corruption inquiry he never received a bottle of wine worth A$3,000 (RM9,018).

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Two Backpacks Detonated As Boston Gears For Marathon

A member of the police bomb squad (left) walks away from a bag (right) left on the road near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Massachusetts (PIC: Reuters)BOSTON: Police detonated two backpacks near the finish line of the Boston Marathon yesterday night and arrested a suspect on the anniversary of last year’s deadly bombings, media reported.

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Indonesian Armed Forces Chief Apologises Over Naming Of Warship

Two Indonesian protesters act as Marine soldiers Usman (left) and Harun (right) who were executed in Singapore for their roles in the March 1965 blast, outside the Singapore embassy in Jakarta on March 26, 2014./Pic: Reuters JAKARTA: The Commander-in-Chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces has apologised — the first time a senior Indonesian official has done so — over the naming of an Indonesian warship after two marines who carried out the bombing of MacDonald House in Singapore in 1965.

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One Dead As S. Korea Ferry With 450 Passengers Sinks

PIC: ReutersSEOUL: South Korea’s coastguard said today one person had been killed as it struggled to rescue 476 people — mostly high school students — aboard a ferry that ran aground and sank off the southern coast.

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The Smallest Penis Contest Is BACK!

Nicholas Gilronan, previous year winner victory photo (PIC: Facebook)IT'S time, once again, to make the little things count.

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Delta Evacuates Jet In Atlanta Due To Cabin Smoke

IllustrationATLANTA: Passengers were evacuated from a domestic Delta Air Lines flight Tuesday after a “smoky odor” was detected in the cockpit and main cabin due to what was later determined to be a burned-out fan.

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6 Die As Bus Catches Fire In India

IllustrationNEW DELHI: Indian police say at least six people were burned to death and another 12 seriously injured when a bus caught fire in southern India.

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