• 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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      The 401(k) generation is beginning to retire, and it isn't a pretty sight. Here are some interesting quotes from the article that explain why...

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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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        • 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…

          • Wozniacki vs Kerber in Porsche Grand Prix final

            STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki will play Angelique Kerber in the final of the Porsche Grand Prix after they won their semifinals in contrasting fashion on Saturday.Wozniacki beat second-seeded Simona Halep 7-5, 5-7, 6-2, while home favorite

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            • First Saudi National Guards reach Yemen border zone

              The first troops from Saudi Arabia's National Guard have been deployed on the border with Yemen, official media said late on Sunday. The vanguard of National Guard troops "have arrived in Najran region to participate in the defence of the southern borders... so as to confront any possible threats,"…

              • Salma Hayek visits Lebanon to launch film 'The Prophet'

                Salma Hayek is in Lebanon, her first visit to her ancestral homeland, to launch "The Prophet," an animated feature film she co-produced. Hayek visited the picturesque mountain village of Bcharre in northern Lebanon on Sunday to pay homage to Khalil Gibran, the Lebanese-born poet who wrote "The…

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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…

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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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                        • 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…

                          • 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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                            • 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…

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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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                                • 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.

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                                  • All signs point to Apple announcing a monster earnings report

                                    Analysts are expecting big iPhone sales and think Apple could provide a major update to its cash return program. Apple's revenue growth is expected to be driven by strong iPhone sales. If Apple sells 58.1 million iPhones, it will be the second-biggest quarter for iPhone sales in Apple's history.

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                                    • Strong rupee stings Modi's export ambitions

                                      By Manoj Kumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Ajit Lakha, who runs a mid-sized garment export business in the textile hub of Ludhiana, prays daily before leaving for work that the rupee will weaken and the euro recover to cut the losses he is taking on his overseas sales. "Only a year ago, I was getting 80…