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  • Grand Resort Lagonissi Review: Holiday With Leo For 1% Of The A-Lister Price Tag

    At a cool £23,500 per night for their Royal Villa (often booked out for month-long stays by the stars), the resort has been providing a secret getaway for Hollywood’s most notorious, including Jennifer Lopez, Kylie Minogue, Mel Gibson, Piers Brosnan, Madonna, Cristino Ronaldo and Irina Shayk, Bon Jovi and our beloved Leonardo DiCaprio. Starting at £220 per room per night, guests can opt for a Luxury Room, located in the main building with bay views, offering them the exact same access to the resort as everyone else, even Leo. In fact, Grand Resort Lagonissi boasts an incredible 26 different room types with 279 in total across the grounds, so finding something to fit your budget is totally doable.

  • Kuwait mosque bomber raised no red flags, transited Bahrain

    The Saudi man who blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque in Kuwait managed to slip out of his home country without raising any red flags and board a commercial flight transiting nearby Bahrain less than 24 hours before the deadly attack. The details of the bomber's final hours, released by regional authorities, highlight the growing involvement of undetected Islamic State sympathizers on the Arabian Peninsula and the threat they pose to countries closer to home than the battlefields of Iraq and Syria. Friday's blast in one of Kuwait City's most prominent Shiite mosques killed 27 worshippers and injured more than 200.

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  • The Knicks gave Carmelo Anthony $124 million 12 months ago, and it's already becoming a problem

    Last summer, the New York Knicks faced a difficult decision with Carmelo Anthony. Anthony was a free agent, and the Knicks had to decide whether to re-sign him or try to get something back for him in a trade if he decided to leave for a contender. Anthony was coming off one of the best seasons of his career, and the Knicks, entering a new era under president Phil Jackson, wanted a centerpiece around which to build a contender.

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  • Several hurt as family dispute ends in brawl in RAK

    A heated argument between two Emirati families lead to a brawl in Ras Al Khaimah, which injured several members of the two families. The Central Operations Room, having been alerted about the fight, dispatched paramedics, an ambulance, a security police patrol to the site. The case file has been referred to the RAK Public Prosecution for further interrogation and legal action.

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  • Katy Perry Is Forbes’ Highest Paid Female Celebrity

    Taylor Swift and Calvin Harris might be the world’s highest paid celebrity couple, but Katy Perry has been revealed as the highest paid female celebrity in her own right, and the third highest paid celeb overall, according to a report in Forbes.Crikey

  • Bin Laden died natural death, claims ex-ISI chief

    Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Al Qaeda Chief Osama bin Laden died a "natural death" in 2005 and not in the US Navy Seals raid in the Abbottabad mansion, claims former Pakistan Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Chief Lt. Gen. (retd) Hameed Gul. "In my opinion Osama was not there (Abbottabad). The former ISI chief added that the truth would come out about the May 2, 2011 Abbottabad raid.

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:1. WHOSE CAPTURE ENDS EXHAUSTIVE MANHUNTConvicted murderer David Sweat is shot and taken into custody in northern New York, days after police kill

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  • A nuclear deal could sharpen political tensions in Iran

    By Parisa Hafezi VIENNA (Reuters) - A final deal to resolve the Iranian nuclear dispute could heighten domestic political tensions with two major elections looming in the Islamic Republic, analysts and officials said. Easing economic sanctions if a deal is reached will bolster President Hassan Rouhani's position within Iran's complex power structure bringing a political boost for liberal candidates in 2016 elections for parliament and for the Assembly of Experts, a clerical body with nominal power over the supreme leader. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has the final say on all matters of state, has backed Rouhani's efforts to pursue a nuclear settlement and his dealings with the United States so as to improve the parlous state of Iran's economy.

  • Best Yoga Exercises To Get Long And Black Hair

    It improves blood circulation in the scalp. It promotes hair growth as it helps to supply essential nutrients to your hair roots. Not to mention, this pose also ensures that you will have a fit and toned body.

  • 21 stranded Filipinos get exit clearance

    Of the 130 stranded male Filipino workers who have been provided shelter at a villa in Riyadh, only 21 will be repatriated soon as they have got exit clearance, a migrant rights’ advocacy group has said. The source said that exit visas have been issued to 50 of the 100 plus stranded female workers at the Riyadh deportation center as confirmed by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) at the Philippine Embassy. Arab News has already highlighted the plight of the Filipinos who have been staying in a rented rest house for nearly two years.

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  • Urvashi Rautela in Salman Khan's next SULTAN?

    By Rachana Sheth, Glamsham Editorial Bollywood's one of the most anticipated forthcoming films SULTAN starring Salman Khan is being talked about for reasons more than one. Later media was agog with the news that Bollywood's latest 'Queen' Kangana Ranaut has been approached to pair opposite Salman in SULTAN.

  • Top Gun 2 To Feature Maverick, Drone Warfare

    Rumors of “Top Gun 2″ have swirled since the original touched down in 1986. Skydance CEO David Ellison confirmed that the project is in development and revealed its plot details at a ‘Terminator Genisys’ press junket in Berlin, Collider reports.

  • Messi would humiliate me during training: Puyol

    Madrid, June 29 (IANS) Former Barcelona defender Carles Puyol revealed he would get humiliated by an "unstoppable" teammate Lionel Messi in training sessions at the Spanish football club. The former Barcelona captain retired from the game in 2014 after he and Messi shared six league titles and three Champions League crowns with the Catalan side. The 37-year-old has recalled a time when he had to be told to tone down his physical approach during one training session when he discovered the true extent of the Argentinian's powers.

  • There are 3 ways people get rich, but only one way they hold on to their wealth

    In "The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super-Wealthy," author Paul Sullivan makes a distinction between being rich and being wealthy. "The best line I've heard was, 'Don't live like a king for a little bit, live like a prince forever,'" he told Sullivan.

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  • APNewsBreak: Tunisia beach killer trained with museum gunmen

    The student who massacred tourists in a Tunisian seaside resort trained in a jihadi camp in Libya at the same time as the two men who attacked a leading museum in March, a top security official said Tuesday, enforcing the notion of a link between the two assaults and raising fears of more attacks from an underground world clawing at this North African nation's budding democracy. "It has been confirmed that the attacker trained in Libya with weapons at the same period as the Bardo attackers," said Rafik Chelli, the secretary of state for the Interior Ministry. Chelli said Seifeddine Rezgui, a 24-year-old who obtained a Master degree in electrical engineering, left his studies at Kairouan University and sneaked into the western Libyan town of Sabratha in January — when the two young men who carried out the museum attack in Tunis were there.

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  • Nike faces 3 obstacles that could threaten its global domination

    (nike) Nike's business is exploding. Between its Nike and Jordan brands, the company controls a shocking 62% of US brand share of sneakers. Its next competitor, Skechers, controls just 5%.  The company's e-commerce, women's, and North American businesses

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  • Stephen Curry overtakes LeBron James for NBA's top jersey

    Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA. The Golden State Warriors star and league MVP topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the first time Tuesday. With teammates Klay Thompson ranking fifth and Draymond Green at No. 15, the Warriors also led the team-merchandise sales list during the playoffs.

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  • NASA cuts live feed as UFOs fly past earth: Report

    Washington, June 29 (IANS) Mysterious footage reportedly depicting three UFOs racing by our Earth has been a big hit on YouTube. The 4-minute video titled "UFO Mysteries: UFOs, Angels Or Biological Creatures Seen Leaving The Earth?" was uploaded a week ago and has over 214,000 views. The video, reportedly shot from the International Space Station (ISS), shows three unidentified flying objects (UFOs) shooting upward out of Earth's atmosphere, reported.

  • Jobless man on trial over rape bid on tourist

    A 37-year-old jobless Emirati man faced charges in court on Sunday for attempting to rape a tourist by locking her up inside a house. A.B allegedly hid the key of the room where he held captive the Kyrgyzstani tourist, against her will, and then told her to drink alcohol before he tried to force himself on her.

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  • Assad is 'getting desperate,' and the US thinks he could use chemical weapons on a massive scale

    Despite assurances that the regime of Syria's Bashar Assad had given up the country's stockpile of chemical weapons, US intelligence suspects that the regime could use large-scale attacks with chemical weapons to maintain control of government strongholds, The Wall Street Journal reports. US officials believe the Assad regime has created a new type of chemical bomb filled with chlorine and obtained the chemicals needed to make the nerve agents sarin or VX, according to The Journal. Assad agreed to give up his chemical arsenal after a 2013 sarin attack that killed 1,400 people, averting the threat of US-led airstrikes.

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