• Miley Cyrus' bare-breast flash nothing like Janet Jackson's

    NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson exposed a breast on national television a decade ago, and it sparked national outrage. Miley Cyrus' flash barely caused a shrug.

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  • Under Armour executive explains why the brand doesn't hire the most elite athletes

    Under Armour is the second-most-popular sportswear company in the US behind Nike. Since the...

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  • Cheap oil hits level of UAE real estate deals in H1

    Real estate markets in the UAE are seeing falling transaction levels as oil prices continue to decline, according to a new report by Cluttons. With a 54 percent decline in the price of oil prices during the past 12 months, property markets in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are beginning to suffer, the real estate consultancy said. Its annual 2015 UAE Property Report reveals that the direct correlation between hydrocarbon revenues and state spending will also put pressure on the rate of job creation in the UAE.
  • Kim Kardashian corrected that viral Instagram post promoting a drug after the FDA took it down

    Kim Kardashian has put out a corrected Instagram post about a morning sickness drug she's...

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  • Iran nuclear deal backers near votes to protect pact in U.S. Congress

    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of the international nuclear agreement with Iran moved within one vote of mustering enough support to protect the deal in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday when two more Democratic senators said they would support the pact. Senators Bob Casey and Chris Coons, known as Iran hard-liners, both said they backed the agreement announced on July 14 between the United States, five other world powers and Tehran. Altogether 31 Senate Democrats and two independents who vote with them now support the deal, a potential legacy foreign policy achievement for Democratic President Barack Obama.

  • We just got our most extensive picture yet of ISIS' mysterious and reclusive leader

    The world knows little of the Islamic State terror group's brutal leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi...

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  • X Factor 2015: Bosses Deny Claims That They ‘Approached’ 4th Power For Audition

    The X Factor was rocked by ‘fix’ claims just one episode in to the newest series of the show when it was reported that Filipino girl group 4th Power had been approached by show bosses and requested to audition. Well, it wouldn’t be the onset of Autumn if there wasn’t at least one X Factor related dramz, would it? Viewers were left outraged when it came out that the girls had celebrated huge success in the Far East and had previously won shows similar to The X Factor, catching the eye of producers.

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  • India's factory growth slowed in August despite deep discounting

    Falling factory-gate prices are likely to filter into India's wider inflation rate, already at a record low of 3.78 percent in July, giving the Reserve Bank of India room to cut interest rates again, possibly as early as this month. "As inflation concerns fade and demand growth loses momentum, further accommodative policy should not be discounted," said Pollyanna De Lima, economist at Markit. The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index, compiled by Markit, fell to 52.3 in August from July's 52.7.

  • Dubai gold retailer defaults on $136 million, banks consider options

    By Stanley Carvalho and Tom Arnold ABU DHABI/DUBAI (Reuters) - A Dubai-based gold and jewellery retailer has defaulted on loans worth about 500 million dirhams ($136.2 million), with banks considering options including legal action to retrieve the money, four banking and trade sources told Reuters. The non-payment by Atlas Jewellery, which has more than 50 branches across the Gulf and in India, affects at least 15 banks, the sources said on condition of anonymity because the information isn't public. It was not clear why Atlas Jewellery had failed to honour its debts.

  • 'Man offers cure for stomach pain, molests woman'

    He is believed to have fooled the 27-year-old Spanish complainant that he would take her to a gym where he worked as a personal trainer. A 37-year-old man allegedly sexually abused a jobless woman after luring her into his flat in the pretext of treating her stomach pain, a court heard.

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  • A preview of new gear China's military showing off at parade

    BEIJING (AP) — When China rolls out its latest armaments Thursday for a lavish parade commemorating the defeat of Japan in World War II, defense experts and foreign armies will be watching closely for any revelations about new military capabilities.

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  • New Dubai shopping mall set to attract 4m visitors in first year

    Shopping mall operator Majid Al Futtaim opened its sixth City Centre mall in the UAE on Tuesday, saying it expected the City Centre Me'aisem to attract four million visitors in its first year. Named for its location in the Me'aisem area of International Media Production Zone (IMPZ) in Dubai, Majid Al Futtaim said it has invested $75 million in the mall which features more than 50 retail outlets including the UAE's 22nd Carrefour hypermarket and the 19th Magic Planet in the Middle East. Some brands will also be making their debut in the UAE like 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, Cath Kidston and GRK Fresh Greek, a statement said.
  • Russia wants a piece of the possible treasure on the Nazi ghost train

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  • 7 proven ways to tell if your relationship will last

    While each relationship is unique, researchers have found some common, key traits of lasting...

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  • Brad Pitt and His Lookalike Son Knox Show Up at MotoGP British Grand Prix Race in England

    Brad Pitt spent some one-on-one time with his 7-year-old son Knox at the MotoGP British Grand Prix Race at Silverstone in England on Sunday. The father-of-six was super attentive to his lookalike son as they got the VIP treatment at the races. Pitt was seen with his trademark newsboy hat while Knox donned some bright yellow headphones to shield his ears from the noise of the race. WATCH: Brad Pitt -- 'I Don't Suck at Being a Dad' Pitt's appearance at the event came just days ahead of the release of the documentary Hitting the Apex, which the 51-year-old actor narrated. The father-son duo was accompanied by the film's director, Mark Neale. Pitt even spoke at the Grand Prix and shared his excitement over the upcoming documentary. MORE: Brad Pitt Shows Off Tattoo Honoring His Kids "Well, first of all I want to say great to be here at Silverstone and we're here for Mark Neal's film and he's made a great one, another great one. It's exhilarating. It's really moving," he said. "It's got a universal mythological tale to it and we're really proud to get it out there. I'm telling you, the hardcore fans are going to love it. The newcomers to the sport are going to love it and we're really proud." WATCH: Angelina Jolie Pitt and Her Son Maddox Team Up to Direct Cambodia Film for Netflix Continuing to gush over the director, Angelina Jolie's husband added, "Mark's been on this for several years as a documentarian, but, for me, it was a great excuse to get in the editing room with him and work with him and amazing footage." Getty Images Pitt is definitely one of the ultimate family men in Hollywood. This past year, ET asked the A-list actor how he was liking married life, of which he replied simply, "It doesn't suck." WATCH: Brad Pitt's 'Hairvolution' -- A History of His Best and Worst Hairstyles Check out Brangelina's recent fast-food run:

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  • Bajirao Mastani is being shot day and night!

    The film that has piqued interests in all since its announcement, Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani is being shot day and night in two schedules. Starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra in key roles, the period drama is a love saga of Warrior King Baji Rao and his second wife Mastani. The film is being shot with two units, day and night and will be shot like this till November. Before leaving for Montreal to shoot for her International TV series, Priyanka Chopra had shot major portions of the film.
  • Israel slams Palestinians' push to fly their flag at U.N.

    By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel complained to the United Nations on Tuesday about a Palestinian initiative to fly their flag alongside those of full member states at the world body's headquarters, calling it "another cynical misuse of the U.N. by the Palestinian Authority." Currently, only member states' flags fly at U.N. headquarters. While the 193-nation assembly overwhelmingly approved the de facto recognition of the sovereign state of Palestine in 2012, a Palestinian attempt to secure full U.N. membership failed.

  • Williams into US Open 2nd round when injured opponent stops

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.

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  • A look at what migrants are carrying with them to Europe

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — To survive days on end of walking and improvised camping in harsh weather, they must concentrate on essentials: pain medicine, foot powder and first aid, food and personal hygiene items. The savviest have smartphones with backup battery power and SIM cards that work in the countries they're passing through. Otherwise, they can end up walking in circles without satellite navigation, particularly at night, when many travel to avoid police.

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