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Malaysia to retain and prop up Sedition Act, says PM

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak on Thursday bolstered a law protecting the sanctity of Islam and the country's traditional rulers, the sultans, in an about-turn to scrap a law banning criticism of the government.

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Toyota to recall more cars for dangerous Takata air bags

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, in a sign that the safety crisis surrounding the Japanese auto parts maker is far from contained.

Entertainment

Khloé turns chef for Thanksgiving

Khloé Kardashian is cooking Thanksgiving dinner for her family.

The 30-year-old reality star will be celebrating the holiday alongside her famous clan – which includes mother Kris Jenner, stepfather Bruce Jenner, sisters Kim and Kourtney, and their respective partners Kanye West and Scott Disick, half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner and nieces and nephews Mason, Penelope and North.

Life

China takes 'zero tolerance' approach to regional polluters: Cabinet

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will take a "zero tolerance" approach to a wide range of environmental violations and has promised stronger action against regional governments that protect polluters or hinder inspections, according to a Cabinet document.

Sports

Steady as she goes for jet-lagged McIlroy in Sydney

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy admitted to feeling fatigued from jet-lag and an early alarm call on Thursday but the first round of his Australian Open title defense was by no means a damage limitation exercise.

Technology

Sequoia leads $6 million investment in Singaporean mobile marketplace app

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sequoia Capital has led a $6 million investment in Singapore's Carousell, a mobile marketplace app, the firms said on Thursday, highlighting growing investor interest in mobile-based services in the region.

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