Key Malaysia Party Threatens to Leave Ruling Bloc, Pressuring PM

Adella Miesner

(Bloomberg) — The largest party in Malaysia’s ruling coalition threatened to pull out unless it gets better terms, adding pressure on Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin to shore up his unstable government or call a snap election.

The United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), which holds about a third of the seats in Muhyiddin’s 12-party government, said in a statement late Tuesday that it would enter talks with him to stay in the bloc. It also suggested formalizing an alliance with the Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, which would unify the largest Malay-Muslim political organizations.

Muhyiddin Yassin wearing a suit and tie: Malaysia PM Muhyiddin Announces Cabinet Ministers

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Malaysia PM Muhyiddin Announces Cabinet Ministers

Muhyiddin Yassin

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Separately, Malaysia’s state news agency Bernama cited a top party official saying that UMNO President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is scheduled to have an audience with the king at 5 p.m. on Thursday. The agency later cited Zahid saying the meeting has been deferred and a a

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Short-Term Rental Sites Combat Party Houses, Complaints as COVID Shuts Nightclubs

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When the coronavirus pandemic shut down bars and concert halls in March, a new phenomenon was born: the vacation-rental nightclub.

Professional party promoters started scanning Airbnb, Vrbo and other short-term rental sites for mansions and luxury condos for hire. Tickets were going for $90 on Eventbrite and TikTok for soirees with bottle service and DJs.

“People were looking to escape from their own homes and came into our tiny neighborhood to party all day, every day,” says Kristen Robinson Doe, a resident of a quiet suburban Dallas neighborhood where a party pad was being rented out for more than $1,000 a night. The five-bedroom home, with a resort-style pool, hot tub, outdoor kitchen and mini-golf putting green, was booked back-to-back through the summer. Doe watched in disbelief as strangers streamed through the gates every weekend and danced until dawn, unmasked, inebriated — and in clear violation of social distancing protocols.

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Inside Cardi B’s Extravagant Vegas Birthday Party with Offset, Kylie Jenner and More

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Cardi B is living her best life.

The “WAP” rapper celebrated her 28th birthday with one larger-than-life party. On Saturday, Oct. 10, the Bronx native flew to Las Vegas for an unforgettable weekend with her nearest and dearest.

Not only was Offset in attendance but according to a source, Kylie Jenner, Megan Thee Stallion, 21 Savage, Floyd Mayweather, Meek Mill, The Weeknd and more celebrated the star’s birthday.

“The Weeknd had his own table and Teyana Taylor was seated there with him,” the source shares. “Kylie Jenner arrived with a small group of friends and was incredibly friendly and social with all the party guests who were excited to meet her.”

According to the source, “a marching band greeted Megan by playing ‘WAP.'”

“Cardi came ready to party,” the insider explains, adding that she arrived to her birthday bash after her guests. “Cardi’s birthday was

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Cardi B Kisses Offset During Lavish Birthday Party One Month After Filing for Divorce

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In true Cardi B fashion, her 28th birthday celebration was lavish and over-the-top.

The “WAP” rapper jet set off to Vegas over the weekend to enjoy a fun and festive b-day with her friends and—wait for it—ex, Offset. The two, who broke up last month after Cardi filed for divorce, appeared to get cozy on Saturday, Oct. 10.

In fact, Offset shared several behind-the-scenes videos on Instagram Stories, which showed the Grammy winner dancing, laughing and having a good time. In his short clips, the “Press” rapper was dolled up with glam makeup and hair. She kept her outfit casual, though, as she rocked a grey asymmetrical bodysuit.

Later in the night, the two were photographed kissing and packing on the PDA.

While it’s unclear if the duo has officially reconciled their romance, a source revealed that Offset not only put his love on display but he bought the

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Man claiming to be Assam BJP leader demands beef ban in zoo, party says he is not a member

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Guwahati: Local Right-wing activists staged a protest Monday outside the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati seeking a ban on cow slaughter and an end to the practice of feeding beef to big cats in captivity at the zoo.

The protest was against the zoo’s “standard guidelines” of feeding beef to animals.

The move came after Satya Ranjan Borah, a politician who claimed to be from the BJP, addressed a press meet Sunday, making a similar plea to the party-led state government. He called for developing a natural ecosystem by feeding sambar deer to big cats. He also made disparaging remarks about the Muslim community at the presser.

However, he was not present at the protest demonstration outside the zoo, he clarified to ThePrint.

“I was not there. The protest was staged by the Bharat Raksha Manch organisation and they have every right to protest. I

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Inside Amitabh Bachchan’s 78th birthday party: Aishwarya Rai decks up in white, Aaradhya gives dearest dadaji a hug – bollywood

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Amitabh Bachchan turned 78 on Sunday and daughter-in-law and actor Aishwarya Rai has now shared adorable pictures from the celebrations. It seems the entire Bachchan family dressed in white for the at-home celebrations.

Sharing a lovely picture with Amitabh and Aaradhya on Instagram, Aishwarya wrote, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAREST Dadaji-PA. MUCH LOVE, GOOD HEALTH, PEACE AND HAPPINESS ALWAYS… and your Blessings Always.” It shows Amitabh, Aaradhya and Aishwarya in white as they huddle together for a picture.

The Raavan actor shared a separate post to wish Amitabh on behalf of her daughter. She shared a love-filled picture of Amitabh and Aaradhya giving each other a hug and captioned it, “LOVE YOU ALWAYS DADAJI. HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY DEAREST DADAJIIIII.”


Hours later, Amitabh took to Twitter to thank his well-wishers for their birthday wishes. He wrote, “T 3687 – .. the graciousness of all that have wished me, on my birthday 11th

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Royal Sonesta New Orleans Celebrates the Holidays with Santa’s Pajama Party

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NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Royal Sonesta New Orleans is celebrating the holidays with Santa’s Pajama Party at Restaurant R’evolution, a Stay Safe with Sonesta event. Held on select weekends throughout December, Santa’s Pajama Party is part of community outreach initiative in support of Children’s Hospital New Orleans.

At the event, children are invited wear their favorite holiday pajamas, will deliver their holiday wish list and visit with Santa and the Sugarplum Fairy Princess while enjoying a festive atmosphere inside the elegant Restaurant R’evolution. Kids can decorate holiday cookies, made with Chef John Folse’s famous recipe, while sipping on hot chocolate or fresh apple cider as parents enjoy bottomless mimosas or mocktails. Attendees will be able to order from a select wine list and specially curated menu created by Restaurant R’evolution’s award winning chefs.

“We’re excited to celebrate the holidays this year with Santa’s Pajama Party,” said Al Groos, General

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37 People Test Positive For COVID-19 After Long Island Sweet Sixteen, County Executive Calls Party ‘A Superspreader Event’

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MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A Sweet Sixteen party on Long Island is now considered a superspreader event as it’s being blamed for dozens of positive coronavirus cases.

A total of 37 people — 28 students and nine adults — tested positive for COVID-19, and 270 people were instructed to self-quarantine.

“In Suffolk County, we have not seen an event like this before at any time throughout this pandemic. For Suffolk County, this was a superspreader event. This is the first time that the health department has taken enforcement action against a business,” Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone said.

The venue, the Miller Place Inn, has been slapped with a $10,000 fine for violating COVID restrictions.

There were 81 guests indoors at the Sept. 25 party, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reports. State regulations limit capacity to under 50 people.

The venue was also hit with an additional $2,000 fine for

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How to have a house party with just your housemates

Adella Miesner

Freshers week is arguably the most exciting thing about starting a new year at university. And, for first years and returners alike, the one thing which reigns supreme throughout it all is clubbing. Getting drunk and making a fool of yourself is a university staple, just like skipping 9AMs.

But with the current climate and Nottingham going into a Tier 2 lockdown, it’s all been derailed. That said, it has helped us remember one of the greatest institutions known to man: the house party. But this time, just with your housemates.

So, whether you were a regular at Ocean or Crisis, get your housemates together, whack on your trackies, and throw a (very) small house party just for yourselves!

Step one: Alcohol

The benefit of not actually going to a club means not spending money on drinks while you’re out, Ubers and a kebab on the way back. What does

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People are calling out Cardi B for her ‘irresponsible’ 28th birthday party with ‘not a mask in sight’

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a woman with pink hair taking a selfie: Cardi B was called out for her lavish birthday party on Instagram. Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images

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Cardi B was called out for her lavish birthday party on Instagram. Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images

  • People are calling out Cardi B on social media after the rapper posted pictures and videos of her lavish Las Vegas birthday celebration. 
  • The “WAP” rapper turned 28 on Sunday, and celebrated with a massive party filled with family and friends. 
  • “Bruh thats so irresponsible yall forget we are in a worldwide pandemic,” an Instagram user commented on a picture of the festivities. 
  • “Not a mask in sight…” another person wrote. 
  • “Happy birthday and whatever, but what about the pandemic?” a different user added. 
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Cardi B is being called out by people on social media for her “irresponsible” birthday party in Las Vegas on Sunday. 

The “WAP” rapper turned 28 on Sunday, and chose to celebrate with a massive gathering of friends and family.


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