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LAST_UPDATESun, 20 Aug 2017 3pm

Self-Sufficient Eclipse Chasers Hit The Road To 'Totality'

Michael Zeiler packed his portable toilet then headed out on a 10-hour drive from New Mexico to Wyoming where, on Monday, he intends to mark the ninth time he has seen the moon pass in front of the sun in a total solar eclipse.

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NASA, PBS Marking 40 Years Since Voyager Spacecraft Launches

Pic: NASACAPE CANAVERAL, FLA.: Forty years after blasting off, Earth’s most distant ambassadors — the twin Voyager spacecraft — are carrying sounds and music of our planet ever deeper into the cosmos.

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As Glaciers Melt, "Land Of Fire And Ice" Watches Its History Seep Away

Pic: Thomson Reuters FoundationJOKULSARLON, ICELAND: The tourists come in droves, aboard buses, bicycles and camper vans. They stand at the water's edge in awe of the icebergs floating before them - some as white as snow, others radiating a deep blue. They gasp when a chunk breaks off and topples into the chilly turquoise water.

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Woman Loses Diamond Engagement Ring, Guess Where She Found It 13 Years Later

A 84-year-old was surprised to find her engagement ring that was lost for over 13 years on a carrot.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

Featured on the English dailies today are further developments of the Felda corruption case involving hotel purchases, more gold medals for Malaysia from the SEA Games, announcement of tax incentives for the Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER) and the focus on drugs and gangster issues in school.

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List Of 'Problematic' Malaysian Schools Goes Viral, Netizens Sharing To See If Their School Listed

Representation picture only Pic: Malaysian Students

A leaked list of national schools which the Education Ministry had identified to be trouble hotspots had been widely circulated online yesterday.

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“I Did Not Design The Dress”, Says Tunku Aminah’s Aunt. Guess Who’s The Real Designer?

A report by New Straits Times online yesterday and published today, revealed the simple yet regal off-white baju kurung teluk belanga Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Sultan Ibrahim wore during her bersanding ceremony was designed by her aunt Tengku Puan Pahang, Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah.

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Tunku Aminah's Wedding Baju Kurung Designed By Her Aunt, Woven By Inmates From Pahang’s Penor Prison

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KUALA LUMPUR: Many had wondered who was the designer behind the simple, yet stylish baju kurung teluk belanga Johor princess Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Sultan Ibrahim wore on her wedding day for the ‘istiadat bersanding’.

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Dear Diary, I Was Raped By My Mother’s Boyfriend, Writes 12-Year-Old

A mother’s love is the greatest, and it must have been heart-breaking for one mother to learn that her 12-year-old daughter had been raped – after discovering the young girl’s diary.

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