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Darth Vader To Return In 'Star Wars' Spin-Off

Pic: AFPLOS ANGELES: Cinema's ultimate villain, Darth Vader, is set to make a comeback with a menacing appearance in "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," industry magazine Entertainment Weekly said.

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This Woman's Bikini Photo Went Viral For The Most Amazing Reason

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Like many women, Lesley Miller, a student at Rice University in Houston, has wrestled with body image issues all her life. According to ABC News, the senior's struggles involved into self-harming and eating disorders, and kept her from ever purchasing or wearing a bikini.

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Former Malaysian Students In The UK Share Their Thoughts On Brexit

As millions of people across Britain will vote today whether Britain should leave or remain in the European Union, former Malaysian students who previously studied in the United Kingdom, some, now living there, shared their take on Brexit.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

The English dailies shared various local news on their frontpage ranging from a Malaysian man provoking retaliation against our country in IS video , the Prime Minister’s request for both Chinese and Bumiputra business communities to work together, a ‘Hero Malaya’ who sells items for 10 cents and warning of landslides.

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Growing Number Of Americans Seeing The Light In Islam

A study in 2014 by the Pew Research Center, based in Washington DC, revealed that Islam is the third largest religious group in the United States after Christianity and Judaism. The report identified 70.6 per cent of Americans are Christians, 1.9 per cent Jews, while 0.9 per cent are Muslims, and the remaining belonged to atheists or agnostics groups. The survey also showed a decline in the number of Christians from 78.4 per cent in 2007 to 70.6 per cent in 2014, equivalent to 5 million Americans. In contrast to the number of Muslims which had increased by 0.5 per cent, from 0.4 per cent in 2007 to 0.9 per cent in 2014, as with the increase of atheists from 1.6 per cent in 2007 to 3.1 per cent in 2014.

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Meet The Street Doctor Called 'Teddy Bear' Who Is Treating The Homeless For Free

 

On the evening I turned up, one of the volunteers was bringing a 5-year-old child through the whole process to get free medical attention and explained about the boy’s situation.

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Meet The Latest Weapon Against Child Porn: A Rescued Black Labrador

The dogs are a new phenomenon in the world of canine detectionOn a Tuesday morning in July 2015, a swarm of FBI investigators and state officials combed through a large white-brick house in suburban Indiana.

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Films From Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand And Vietnam Join The Lineup At New York Festival

NEW YORK: At the New York Asian Film Festival, Asian film means movies mostly from the continent’s Big Three: Japan, South Korea and the Chinese-language cinemas of Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. That’s as it should be — those countries dominate Asian film production, and ticket buyers want their Hong Kong cop flicks and Japanese gore fests, their South Korean dramas and Chinese kung fu spectaculars.

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Work Begins To Try To Save Christianity’s Holiest Shrine: Jesus’ Tomb

Work has begun to save the holiest shrine in Christendom. It won’t be a simple patch-and-paint job.

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