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For Ramadan, More Muslims Shape Diets Around Physical And Mental Health

Azka Mahmood wakes up at 4 in the morning for Suhoor, the meal Muslims eat before starting their fast. From the fridge, she grabs the barley porridge that she prepared the night before, and wolfs it down with her husband, Tariq. They offer their prayers, then go back to sleep before waking again to get their children ready for school.

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Preschoolers Are Learning Songs About School Shootings, America’s Gun Problem Is Getting Out Of Hand

Just a few months ago, America was once again shocked by another massive school shooting tragedy, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting or also known as the Parkland shooting – which was the second school shooting of the year, and the third gun-related incident in the span of one week.

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Rising Number Of Obese People In UK Forces Rescuers To Practise With 250kg Dummies

Obesity is a major pandemic that plagues much of the first-world countries, and the United Kingdom (UK) is no different.

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Can A Book Serve As A Portable Therapist For Teens At Risk Of Depression? Maybe.

Pic: iStockImagine you are 15 and texting someone you like. Twenty minutes go by without a response. What thoughts come into your mind?

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Lego Builder Celebrates Dr M And Dr Siti’s Timeless Love

Lego is an iconic toy that not only kids play but adults collect. And one Malaysian Lego collector and builder, Vincent Kiew who has had a knack for the bricks ever since he was a child decided to celebrate the new Malaysia in total Lego fashion.

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'The Band's Visit' Sweeps Tony Awards As 'Harry Potter' Wins Best Play

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” won the Tony for best play on Sunday while “The Band’s Visit” swept the musical categories with 10 wins, including the top award best musical at Broadway’s annual honours for the best in theatre.

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Robert De Niro Uses F-bomb Against Trump On Live TV

Pic: ReutersNEW YORK: Oscar-winning actor Robert de Niro issued an expletive-laden denunciation of U.S. President Donald Trump during the live television broadcast of the Tony Awards ceremony on Sunday.

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Can Trump Persuade Kim Jong-Un To Give Up Nuclear Weapons?

Pic: Straits Times

President Trump is prepared to offer North Korea full diplomatic relations in return for full denuclearization, Jonathan Swan and Mike Allen reported at the website axios.com.

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Between China And Japan, Which Country Has Funded More Projects In Southeast Asia?

Pic: Japan Times

If your answer is China, it is understandable why as all we hear about these days is China's foreign direct investment into Southeast Asia, which in 2015 alone totalled US$14.6 billion.

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What Are The Headlines Today?

Today’s English dailies headlined how the Health Ministry is looking to improve the services they offer to the people, the shutdown of the online exam result system by the Education Ministry due to a possible data breach, the Education Ministry’s orders for Chinese schools to stop holding illegal computer and tuition classes, and the Prime Minister’s statement that no haj pilgrims will be sponsored using money linked to corruption.

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