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  • Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Are ‘Househunting In London’, Apparently

    Brace yourselves, people of the UK, because reports are claiming that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are on the hunt for a new home in London. It’s thought that, being in the process of selling their New Orleans mansion, the couple are spreading their wings and looking to invest in a property across the pond. A source has told Us Weekly: “They’re house hunting in London.

    Rachel Pilcher
  • Saudi Arabia holding main suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers bombing: report

    The main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a U.S. military base in Saudi Arabia has been captured after nearly 20 years on the run, a Saudi-owned newspaper reported on Wednesday. Asharq al-Awsat said Ahmed al-Mughassil, leader of the Hezbollah al-Hejaz who had been indicted by a U.S. court for the attack that killed 19 U.S. service personnel and wounded almost 500 people, had been captured in the Lebanese capital Beirut and transferred to Riyadh. Saudi authorities said they were looking into the report but did not provide further information.

    Reuters
  • Prosecutors review evidence in fatal crash involving Jenner

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors on Tuesday began reviewing evidence and considering whether charges should be filed against Caitlyn Jenner in a traffic collision that killed a woman on a coastal California highway.

    Associated Press
  • Is Mariah Carey Pregnant?

    Mimi a mama, again? Not so fast!

    Access Hollywood
  • Tanorexia: when getting a tan becomes an addiction

    On a warm August evening in Madrid a steady stream of tanned customers parade out of a tanning salon -- even in sunny Spain, the need to catch some rays can turn into an addiction. "My family does not like it, they tell me it is not healthy... but they live near the beach! I work here and I also want to tan," she said as she left the Solmania tanning salon in the centre of Madrid. Jose Manuel Rodriguez, a handsome 36-year-old dancer, said he comes to the salon up to three times a week "in order not to lose (his) natural tan".

    AFP
  • India's 1st Mars Probe Captures Stunning 3D View of Huge Chasm

    India's first mission to Mars has captured a stunning new 3D view of a vast chasm, revealing gullies shaped by erosive forces on the Red Planet. The images, sent back by India's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), show Ophir Chasma, a portion of the massive Valles Marineris system that stretches across much of the planet's equator. According to NASA, the chasm is the northernmost connected valley in Valles Marineris, which is about 2,500 miles (4,000 kilometers) long.

    SPACE.com
  • This chart shows every surface ship in the Chinese navy

    China wants to become east Asia's dominant power. And in order to do that, the...

    Business Insider
  • Russia's Putin hosts Middle East leaders at air show

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has played host to the king of Jordan and the crown prince of Abu Dhabi on the first day of Russia's main aviation and space show. In opening the International Aviation ...

    Associated Press
  • Kim Kardashian’s 50-step beauty routine will cost you $1,200 -- that is, if you can get the products

    Francois G. Durand/ A few weeks ago, Kim Kardashian hosted a step-by-step contouring tutorial with makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California. It took four hours.  ALSO SEE: Kim Kardashian drug endorsement may break Canadian law: experts Sitting in the audience was Racked writer Arabelle Sicardi who reported on the experience.

    Simone Olivero
  • Indian man's tweet to Swaraj saves sister from traffickers

    Abu Dhabi, Aug 27 (IANS) A brother's tweet to Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj led to the rescue of his sister from human traffickers in United Arab Emirates (UAE), a media report here said. Dev Tamboli, a worker in Qatar, said his sister was held captive in Al Ain by a human trafficking gang last week, Xpress Abu Dhabi newspaper reported on Wednesday. "Need help for rescuing my sister from UAE.

    IANS
  • Richard Branson reveals he bought his island paradise to impress his future wife

    Richard Branson's Necker Island is an island paradise.  The 74-acre Caribbean retreat has...

    Business Insider
  • UK immigration hits record high, causing headache for Cameron

    By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Long-term net migration to Britain has hit a record high, underscoring the challenge Prime Minister David Cameron faces to dispel voter fears that immigrants are straining public services such as housing, hospitals and schools. As an island nation off northwest Europe, Britain is far from the frontline of the EU-wide crisis that has seen hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees pour into the bloc this year via countries like Italy, Greece and Hungary. The bigger problem for Cameron is his inability to limit immigration by European Union passport-holders, as freedom of movement is enshrined in the EU's founding treaties.

    Reuters
  • The 10 best countries to live abroad

    InterNations.org just released its Expat Insider Survey for 2015, which ranks the best countries...

    Business Insider
  • Rebuild Hindu temple: Pakistan's apex court

    Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) The Pakistani Supreme Court has said that a renowned architect be appointed to rebuild a Hindu temple in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Karak district. A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja asked the PML-N MNA from Tharparkar, Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, KP Home Secretary Arbab Mohammad Arif and Karak Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shoaib Jadoon to sit together and come up with a plan to rebuild the Shri Paramhans Ji Maharaj's Samadhi in Teri village of Karak district, Dawn online reported.

    IANS
  • Kourtney's Sexy Workout Selfie

    Kourtney Kardashian is fresh off a trip to St. Barts, but that doesn't mean the 36-year-old mom of three is taking a jetlag-induced workout break!

    Access Hollywood
  • Bolt leaves 'em laughing and a new star comes out in 400

    BEIJING (AP) — Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled on the ground, gasping for breath and getting his pulse checked by a medic.

    Associated Press
  • Filipino airlines urge gov't to resist call for more UAE flights

    Local airlines in the Philippines have called on their government to resist pressure from UAE rivals to increase the number of flights they can operate to the country, ahead of top-level talks to take place later this week. Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific are reportedly urging the Philippine panel representing the country to be fair to them at the talks to be held on August 27-28. In a joint statement cited by local media, the airlines called on the government to "resist any and all pressure to grant unfair advantage to the airlines of the UAE in the form of unjustified and unnecessary disruptive additional rights to serve Manila".

    ArabianBusiness.com
  • 10 things you need to know today

    Before markets open on Tuesday, here's what you need to know. Chinese stocks took another plunge...

    Business Insider
  • Jaguar's new SUV could be the latest Tesla Model X competitor

    Tesla has been making waves in the automotive world for a few years now. But as the electric...

    Business Insider
  • Dubai property slowdown due to tighter rules, not oil slump

    By Matt Smith DUBAI, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Dubai's tighter property rules aimed at preventing a housing bubble are the main cause of a slowdown in the emirate's real estate sector rather than a sustained drop in oil prices, industry experts said. Dubai has a low reliance on oil despite hydrocarbons providing three-quarters of the United Arab Emirates' consolidated revenue in 2014, according to credit agency Moody's. Abu Dhabi is home to the bulk of the UAE's energy reserves. "Dubai residential property sales have declined over the past three quarters, but the drop in oil prices is coincidental and the slowdown is more due to big price increases in 2013 - the market is adjusting to return to affordable levels," said Nicholas Maclean, managing director of consultants CBRE Middle East.

    Reuters Middle East