• 3 life hacks that will save you up to 10 hours a week

    Kim Kardashian recently blew up the internet by telling Into the Gloss that she washed her hair only once every five days, a habit stylists agree with. "Hair washing is very individual so there is no perfect amount, but if you have normal to dry hair, which Kim's hair appears to be, then every five…

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    • Iran leader criticises rich kids after deadly car crashes

      Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticised fast-driving wealthy youngsters Sunday for creating "psychological insecurity" on the streets after two high-speed accidents killed five people. Addressing an audience of police chiefs, Khamenei said officers needed plans to deal with drivers…

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      • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

        Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other…

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        • Review: Robbie Williams an all-round entertainer in Abu Dhabi

          If you thought Robbie Williams named his latest world tour Let Me Entertain You after his hit song of the same name, you would be mistaken. After seeing his performance in Abu Dhabi, we reckon the tour’s name comes from Williams simply being an all-round entertainer. In a two-hour set, Williams…

          Gulf News
          • Fight Club: Patience still a virtue for Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson

            If we didn’t know any better it might have seemed like Demetrious Johnson was messing with us. Johnson submitted challenger Kyoji Horiguchi via armbar with one second remaining in his five round flyweight title fight, but the manner in which the contest played out made it seem like ‘Mighty Mouse’…

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            • Saudis pound arms depots in Yemen as bread, medicine run short

              By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN (Reuters) - The humanitarian situation in Yemen has become catastrophic, relief officials said on Monday, as Saudi-led aircraft pounded Iran-allied Houthi militiamen and rebel army units for a second day, dashing hopes for a pause in fighting to let aid in. Residents said…

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              • Founder of Rogo’s talks about steps to successful start-up

                What most people don’t know, however, is that the restaurant is the brainchild of Dubai-resident, Jessica Al Absi, whose goal was to develop a world-class brand in the capital. Al Absi is the chairman and chief executive officer of Group JWA, which is the parent company behind Rogo’s. “This led to…

                Gulf News
                • Bruce Jenner expected to make transgender history in interview

                  Nearly 40 years after his record-breaking Olympic gold-medal win in the decathlon, Bruce Jenner will likely make history in a different realm on Friday, with an interview in which he is expected to disclose his transition to life as a woman. The 65-year-old Jenner, known to younger generations as…

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                  • Winehouse family criticizes 'misleading' movie about singer

                    The family of Amy Winehouse has criticized a documentary about the late singer that is due to have its premiere at next month's Cannes Film Festival. The statement said the film suggested family members did too little to help the singer, who died in July 2011 at age 27 of accidental alcohol…

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                    • Dubai Safari Park project to be completed next year

                      Dubai Safari, the long-awaited upcoming zoo park, is 30 per cent complete and expected to open in the third quarter of 2016, an official said on Saturday. Hussain Lootah, Dubai Municipality Director-General, said on Saturday that the massive Dh1 billion project will cover 119 hectares of land.…

                      Gulf News
                      • UAE billionaire calls for new rules on succession for Gulf family businesses

                        Family businesses generate more than 80 per cent of the non-oil gross domestic product in the Gulf, according to accountancy firm PwC, a sector of the economy each nation is trying to bolster, especially in the lower oil price environment. Abdulaziz al-Ghurair, considered the most prominent member…

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                        • Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

                          AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted. The pyramids at Meroe, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of Sudan's capital,…

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                          • Thirty-eight Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones

                            New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) At least 38 Indian cities lie in high-risk seismic zones and nearly 60 percent of the subcontinental landmass is vulnerable to earthquakes. Barring rare exceptions, such as the Delhi Metro, India's hastily-built cities are open to great damage from earthquakes. The…

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                            • Three more women say Bill Cosby drugged, sexually assaulted them

                              By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three more women on Thursday accused Bill Cosby of sexually abusing them decades ago, as the veteran comedian gets ready for the final show in his U.S. comedy tour. Janice Baker Kinney, Marcella Tate and Autumn Burns said at a press conference hosted by…

                              Reuters
                              • Kim Chiu on Gerald Anderson-Maja Salvador breakup: Leave me out of it

                                Let’s just give it to them,” said actress Kim Chiu when show biz reporters sought her reaction to the news that her ex-beau and former screen partner Gerald Anderson has broken up with actress Maja Salvador. Kim reconciled with Maja, her former best friend, in May 2014, a year after their highly…

                                Philippine Daily Inquirer
                                • Heroin worth Dh4.5 million seized at Dubai airport

                                  Test on a sample of the 9.2kg of drugs seized using Al Kashif high-end mobile laboratory facility, the substance was found to be heroin. The Dubai Customs has foiled an attempt to smuggle 9.2kg of heroin — believed to be worth Dh4.5 million — at Terminal 3 of the Dubai International Airport. Ahmed…

                                  Khaleej Times
                                  • The Airbus A380, the flagship of the Emirates fleet

                                    Ten years ago, the world’s largest passenger jet, the Airbus A380-800, completed its maiden test flight. Thirty months later it entered into commercial service with Singapore Airlines flying it from Singapore to Sydney, Australia. A year later, in 2008, Emirates started operating the aeroplane.

                                    Gulf News
                                    • China maritime tensions dominate Southeast Asia summit

                                      By Manuel Mogato and Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Southeast Asian leaders edged closer to open criticism of China's land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea at a regional summit on Monday, as the Philippines drew the ire of Beijing which called its objections to the work…

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