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An elite field arrives in Kuala Lumpur this week for the Maybank Championship. Here are five things to know before the fourth edition of the tournament gets under way.

Chinese President Xi Jinping addressed a symposium for teachers of political theory in Beijing on Monday where he warned educators to respond to the spread of "false ideas and thoughts" while teaching political and ideological classes, according to South China Morning Post. Beijing has been fighting against the influence of "Western values" in education in China, with the anti-corruption watchdog of the ruling Communist Party dispatched to universities to monitor educators for any "improper"

OAKLAND, CA—Claiming that unconstrained advances in meat-sauce application was as far beyond human calculation as its potential to harm future generations, KC Masterpiece CEO Benno Dorer warned Monday against society’s increasing reliance on A1. “When applied correctly—and, crucially, in judicious amounts—it’s true that A1 can improve our lives, but we are a increasing risk of becoming wholly dependent on it,” said Dorer, noting that most Americans…

PERRYSBURG, OH—Promising to restore economic vitality and dignity to the struggling Rust Belt municipality, President Trump made a solemn promise Monday to bring back the town of Perrysburg, OH’s shuttered White Castle franchise. “White Castle was the lifeblood of this community, but unfortunately, during a previous presidential administration, it was closed down,” said Trump, describing the hardships faced by local families, many of whom patronized the…

A group of 250 experts have signed a United Nations and World Health Organisation petition suggesting the electromagnetic (EMF) frequencies of Airpods and similar wireless headphones could cause cancer. What do you think?

Several people were injured Monday in the Dutch city of Utrecht when a man opened fire in a tram, BBC News reported. Officials say no arrests have been made and the gunman is believed to still be at large, the report said. The shooting, which took place around 10:45 a.m. local time (09:45 GMT), took place near a square by a tram station in the west of the city, BBC News reported. The tram station has been cordoned off by authorities and emergency…

Dick Dale, the “King of the Surf Guitar” who formulated the sound and attack of the Southern California-bred instrumental style in the early ‘60s, has died. He was 81. His bassist, Sam Bolle, confirmed the news to the Guardian. Dale’s self-released records with his band the Deltones led the way for countless other acts — the Chantays, the Surfaris, Eddie and the Showmen and the Pyramids among them — who emulated his reverb-soaked, “wet” sound and aggressive attack in their own hits. In…

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Matt Harvey, who has emerged as a candidate to start on Opening Day for the Angels because of injuries to both Tyler Skaggs and Andrew Heaney, turned in his best outing of the spring on Sunday against the Padres.
Harvey regularly hit 95 mph with his fastball

Matt Harvey's fresh start on the West Coast is sure to draw plenty of attention, given the heights of his stardom with the Mets and how far he fell.
If Harvey can build on what he started with the Reds last season and revitalize his career with the Angels, it'd

Asteroid Bennu — a target of NASA’s sample return mission — is spinning faster over time, an observation that may help understand the evolution of asteroids and their potential threat to Earth, scientist say. Advertising Bennu is located 110 million kilometres away from Earth. As it moves through space at about 101,000 kilometres per hour, it also spins, completing a full rotation every 4.3 hours. Last year, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith

The Pogues perform The Sick Bed of Cuchulainn live on The Late Late Show on RTE 1985

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Shohei Ohtani has continued to make progress with his rehab from Tommy John surgery and said Saturday that he believes he could start taking batting practice in roughly a week.
Ohtani, who underwent the operation on Oct. 1 and is expected to return in May as a

Five months ago this Friday, Jayme Closs was kidnapped from her home in Barron, Wisconsin after both her parents were killed.

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern promised on Friday the country's gun laws will change after at least 49 people were killed in the largest massacre in the country's history struck two mosques in Christchurch, according to Newsweek. Ardern sad since the shooter was able to obtain a license for his weapons is "an indication of why we need to change our gun laws." She also mentioned United States President Donald Trump calling her to ask what Washington could do to show support…

The Magical Kenya Open presented by Absa and charity Glad's House have combined to provide a former street child with a week she will never forget at Karen Country Club
Anna Achieng is caddying this week for Marco Iten in Nairobi as Glad's House and the European Tour continue their relationship, which strives to help the under privileged in east Africa.
Formed 12 years ago by Victoria Ferguson and Frederick ‘Bokey’ Achola in the coastal city of Mombasa, Glad's House aims to improve…

A federal appeals court said on Thursday a woman in Michigan was protected by the Constitution after flipping off a police officer, according to National Public Radio. Debra Cruise-Gulyas was pulled over in 2017 for speeding in Michigan and when the officer wrote her up for a non-moving violation, she made a rude gesture at the officer while driving away. The court described her making "an all-too-familiar gesture at [Officer Matthew] Minard with her hand and without four of her fingers

When Capt. John J. Robertson — of Company C, 8th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry — returned home to Stillwater after the Civil War, he brought his uniform. The black wool frock with gold buttons has b…

See Porcupine at Union Stage Washington DC on March 16, 2019 at 8:00pm with The Flesh Eaters.

The United Nations said foreign ministers promised to donate $7 billion to help Syrian refugees both in and outside the nation as European officials consider mass refugee returns later this year if Russia can convince their ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to end his obstruction of that process, according to The Guardian. Even though the amount is short of the UN's 2019 target of $8.8 billion, it's an improvement from last year since it also contains $1.5 billion pledged from Turkey to help

TEMPE, Ariz. -- New rules mean the winner of this year’s Home Run Derby will take home $1 million, but it’s uncertain if the money is enough to entice Angels center fielder Mike Trout, a seven-time All-Star, to participate in the contest for the first time.
Trout has said he

British lawmakers voted to seek a delay to Brexit, which could last for weeks or even months, in a vote conducted on Thursday after previously rejecting Prime Minister Theresa May's plans for leaving the European Union, according to The Washington Post. The House of Commons also voted against holding a second referendum on the United Kingdom leaving the EU, which would have allowed for a complete do-over of the June 2016 vote. While many members backed the idea of a second referendum, often

At least five people were killed and 36 injured after a part of a pedestrian bridge collapsed during rush hour in India's financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, according to Al Jazeera. Mumbai police spokesman Manjunath Singe said at least three of the deceased were women and all of the injured were taken to the hospital. Officials brought in an excavator to clear away the debris since it was blocking traffic on a busy road in southern Mumbai. The bridge connects to Chhatrapati Shivaji…

On Pi Day, Sartell teacher Jennifer Kiewel wore her Pi Earrings and Pi Day Tattoos. Lindsey Smith's made a pie with the symbol for Pi branded into the crust.

Here's your spring calendar—for everything from a Paisley Park celebration of Prince to Michelle Obama's book tour and an original stage version of