• Angelique Kerber sees off Caroline Wozniacki to win Stuttgart final in three sets

    Germany's Angelique Kerber extended her winning streak to 11 matches with a three-sets win over Caroline Wozniacki to win Stuttgart's WTA tournament in Sunday's final. Having knocked out previous champion Maria Sharapova in the second round, Kerber recovered from losing the first set to earn a 3-6,…

    • 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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      • 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…

        • Formula One: Brake-by-wire - How it works

          In the closing laps of the Bahrain Grand Prix, both Mercedes W06s suffered near-simultaneous brake-by-wire failures, the cause of which was mainly attributed to set-up changes to the cars of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg which put an extra strain on the brakes and compromised the entire system.…

          • 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…

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            • Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

              In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.…

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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.…

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                • Watch: Filipino dancers in high heels slip to ‘Asia’s Got Talent’ grand finals

                  The Golden Buzzer vaulted the group to the grand finals. Junior New System will be joining Gwyneth Dorado, another Filipina, in the grand finals. Viewers can vote for their favorite acts in one of three ways: SMS, Facebook and the “Asia’s Got Talent” mobile app.

                  • Putting 'unemployed' on your LinkedIn profile makes you look desperate — here's what to write instead

                    "These headlines will make you seem unattractive and desperate to a recruiter," says Nicole Williams, CEO of career consultancy WORKS. Rather, it is important to highlight your previous achievements and future value to grab the attention of recruiters. While it is important to draw in potential…

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                    • Soldier probed for tweeting against Qatif residents

                      Prince Mohammad bin Salman, defense minister and royal court chief, has ordered that a soldier should be investigated for tweeting that he was prepared to kill citizens in the Qatif governorate. Meanwhile, the education minister has ordered the transfer of a female teacher from a school in Makkah…

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                      • STOCKS HIT ALL-TIME HIGHS: Here's what you need to know

                        The Nasdaq also topped its previous closing record, after several tech giants rallied on earnings results. Three of the largest US tech companies saw huge stock advances in trading after reporting earnings on Thursday. Amazon shares surged by more than 15%, Microsoft jumped by more than 10%, and…

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                        • Why is Shraddha Kapoor thanking Lauren Gottlieb?

                          By Jahnavi Patel, Glamsham Editorial Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor, who will be seen in the upcoming Bollywood film ABCD 2 will be matching steps with the international dancer Lauren Gottlieb, who was also a part of the first film, ABCD. At the trailer launch event of their film, Varun said,…

                          • There's a startling difference between what men want in a wife and in a daughter

                            "Reading the survey as a whole, the qualities that men want most in a daughter — intelligent, independent, strong, and principled — are the qualities that help women thrive in the workplace," writes Jeff Horwitt, a vice president at Hart Research Associates, in the Journal.

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                            • Kazakhstan 'buy local' drive battles ruble-cheap Russian imports

                              Shelves in supermarkets across the ex-Soviet republic of Kazakhstan teem with bright signs championing locally-produced goods over Russian alternatives. The push to buy local is part of the government's "Made in Kazakhstan" initiative to support domestic producers struggling to match cheap imports…

                              • Large number of Nepal expats in UAE from quake affected areas

                                Laxmi Mani Nepal was delighted to hear about the miraculous escape of his wife and children in Kathmandu, but he was anxiously trying to contact his sister and family in a village without any success until Sunday evening. Had they been late for a minute…,” Nepal could not finish his sentence. The…

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                                • Australians get 72-hour notice of execution in Indonesia: source

                                  JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Australian drug convicts were notified on Saturday that they will be executed by firing squad in 72 hours at the Indonesian prison island of Nusakambangan, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said. "A 72

                                  • A Day After Taking Digs At Mammootty, Ram Gopal Varma Apologizes

                                    Controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who had taken digs at South superstar Mammootty a day ago after watching Mani Ratnam's O Kadhal Kanmani, apologized to the South star today in his tweets. O Kadhal Kanmani, which stars Mammootty's son Dulquer Salmaan, had impressed RGV a lot and he had taken…

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