Supercarrier USS Nimitz docks at Port Klang

S Vicknesan
Feb 8, 10

One of the world’s largest aircraft carriers, the nuclear-powered USS Nimitz, is currently docked at Westport, Port Klang and will remain there until Feb 11 on a four-day port call.

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Yanukovich claims narrow win in Ukraine poll

KIEV, Feb 8 – Ukraine’s opposition leader Viktor Yanukovich claimed a slender victory in a presidential election on Monday that could tilt the former Soviet republic back toward Moscow, but bitter rival Yulia Tymoshenko refused to concede.

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‘Avatar’ dethroned at box office by ‘Dear John’

LOS ANGELES, Feb 8 — The new romantic drama “Dear John” unexpectedly ended the seven-week reign of “Avatar” at the weekend box office in North America today, pulling in large numbers of young female moviegoers.

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Reuters:Swine flu still out there, officials caution

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Reuters:China shuts down largest hacker training website

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Australia shifts immigration to higher skills

CANBERRA, Feb 8 – Australia will dump 20,000 low-skilled migrant applications to re-focus its immigration intake on high-skilled jobs critical to the economy and help meet growing Chinese resource demand, the government said on Monday.

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