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  • Saudi forces and Yemen's Houthis trade heavy fire, border crossing hit

    Saudi forces and Yemen's Houthi militia traded heavy artillery fire which destroyed part of the main border crossing between the two countries overnight, residents said on Sunday, an escalation of the two-month war. The Haradh border crossing, the largest for people and goods between the world's top oil exporter, Saudi Arabia, and its impoverished neighbor, was evacuated amid shelling which razed its departure lounge and passport section, witnesses said. Saudi Arabia has led an Arab coalition bombing the Houthis and backing southern Yemeni fighters opposing the group and loyal to the exiled government in Saudi Arabia headed by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

    Reuters
  • Judge allowing new lawsuit in Sofia Vergara embryo fight

    Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance will be allowed to file an amended lawsuit seeking custody of two embryos he created with the "Modern Family" star, a judge ruled Friday. Superior Court Judge Lawrence Cho ruled that Nicholas Loeb can file the revised complaint, which for the first time will seek custody of the embryos. Loeb, who dated Vergara for several years before breaking up last year, sued the actress in August seeking a ruling that the embryos could not be destroyed.

    Associated Press
  • CANNES WATCH: Going out In style

    The 68th Cannes Film Festival was going out in style this weekend, with Marion Cotillard drawing raves on both carpet and screen at the "Macbeth" premiere and the very cool entourage from the LA indie "Dope" continuing to wow the fest as anticipation grew for Sunday's Palme d'Or finale. Marion Cotillard plays a queen in Justin Kurzel's "Macbeth," but at its Cannes premiere she was also a bejeweled queen of the red carpet. In a blue-and-rose truncated minidress from Dior's haute couture spring-summer 2015 collection, Cotillard sparkled Saturday as she posed alongside co-star Michael Fassbender, thanks to the outfit's myriad embroidered pailettes and jewels.

    Associated Press
  • Priyanka Chopra Is Happy About Recent Spate Of Woman-Centric Films

    Since the past year or so, woman-centric films have been doing wonders at the box office in Bollywood. Be it Kangana Ranaut's Queen or Priyanka Chopra's Mary Kom or Anushka Sharma's NH10, the audience has welcomed such films with open arms and it seems that Priyanka Chopra is quite glad about this recent trend.

    Movie Talkies
  • IS design to divide Kingdom exposed

    The Interior Ministry has confirmed the hand of Islamic State in Qatif suicide bombing. Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki, Interior Ministry spokesman, said latest investigations have revealed that IS was behind the bombing of Ali bin Abi Taleb Mosque. Last month, a cell was busted, and security forces revealed that one of the arrested members, Essam Al-Daoud, had provided shelter to Al-Qadeeh suicide bomber Saleh Al-Qashami.

    Arab News
  • How a 17-year-old high school dropout got two Silicon Valley bigshots to invest $500,000 in his app

    Jason Marmon just turned 18 a few days ago. When he was 17, he dropped out of high-school (with his parents' blessing) after he co-founded a New York startup called HomeSwipe with two other co-founders. Last year, they launched an app of the same name, HomeSwipe, which they dubbed the "Tinder for apartment hunting" because you swipe through listings to find the apartment you want.

    Business Insider
  • Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations

    Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes. Tornadoes struck, severely damaging an apartment complex in Houston, Texas. A firefighter in Oklahoma was swept to his death while trying to rescue people from high water and a woman in Tulsa died in a traffic-related crash.

    Associated Press
  • Iran's Rouhani wants to 'free' economy from sanctions

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Sunday for national unity to liberate the economy from international sanctions, which he compared to a form of occupation. "We must join hands and free our economic territory which was unjustly occupied by the countries of the P5+1 (Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany) and the UN Security Council ... through use of diplomatic and political tools," Rouhani said in a televised speech. The P5+1 group is trying to negotiate a deal with Tehran aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons, in exchange for an easing of punishing economic sanctions.

    AFP
  • Chinese dominance worries Nigeria's textile traders

    Nafiu Badaru, a junior civil servant in northern Nigeria's biggest city Kano, doesn't make much money and it takes some cash to look good so he tends to buy made-in-China fabric. The proliferation of Chinese-made textiles is a boon for consumers like Nafiu, with Kano and the wider north struggling with unemployment and economic constraints. Factories have shut and trade in home-spun fabrics has dwindled, prompting calls for foreign investment within Nigeria rather than cheap, mass importation, as well as better regulation.

    AFP
  • Gerphil Flores: I have no grudge against Kris Aquino, Ai-Ai delas Alas

    “I want to tell everybody that my experience on Pilipinas Got Talent was completely memorable,” Gerphil told INQUIRER.net in an interview during the finalists’ homecoming press conference on Thursday at Urban Bar and Kitchen, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. In 2010, Gerphil joined ABS-CBN’s Pilipinas Got Talent, the local franchise of the popular talent show, as the classical singer Fame but failed to land a spot in the finals. Actresses Kris Aquino and Ai-Ai de las Alas were two of the three judges of the show.

    INQUIRER.net
  • Chelsea ends title-winning season with victory

    Before raising the Premier League trophy aloft, Chelsea's players first decided to lift something just as precious: striker Didier Drogba. In an unusual, mid-game pause around 30 minutes into Sunday's season-ending match against Sunderland, which Chelsea won 3-1, Drogba was carried to the touchline in a planned flamboyant substitution. Then in his final moments as a Chelsea player, the 37-year-old Ivorian removed his shirt and waved farewell to each corner of Stamford Bridge and removed the armband handed to him for the day by club captain John Terry.

    Associated Press
  • Bomber identified as Saleh Al-Qashami

    The suicide bomber in the Qatif mosque blast has been identified as Saleh bin Abdul Rahman Saleh Al-Qashami, who was a Saudi citizen. Revealing this information, Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki, security spokesman of the Interior Ministry, on Saturday said the bomber was wanted by the security authorities for his association with the Islamic State group. Forensic tests proved that the material used in the blast at the Imam Ali bin Abi Taleb Mosque in the village of Al-Qadeeh was RDX, a deadly explosive.

    Arab News
  • Next-generation plane engines take a LEAP towards delivery

    If there's one key selling point that aerospace giants Airbus and Boeing have both been using in marketing their new aircraft, it is fuel efficiency. It is in fact largely down to French company Safran and GE, whose joint venture CFM International is making the LEAP motors that will power most of the next-generation of the planes which will be the future workhorses of airlines. The promise of 15 to 20 percent fuel savings moved closer as LEAP engines made their first flight tests that are a key step for the Airbus320neo to enter service next year and Boeing's B737 MAX in 2017 as planned.

    AFP
  • 'Jazbaa' Is Sanjay Gupta's First Woman-Centric Film, Says Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

    Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who will be making her comeback to acting with Sanjay Gupta's thriller Jazbaa, claims that this time, the pressure of the film is on Sanjay and not on her. Talking about her upcoming film, Aishwarya said that the pressure is on Gupta because he is known to make certain kind of films, which almost always feature macho characters and that this is the first time that his film will have a female protagonist, which makes Jazbaa his first woman-centric film. Jazbaa, which is based on Korean thriller Seven Days, revolves around a criminal lawyer and a single mother, whose daughter is kidnapped and she has to get a death row convict acquitted in order to get her daughter back.

    Movie Talkies
  • AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments — photos of Ali hovering over Liston on the canvas, shouting at his opponent to get up. "It was lightning and thunder — fast as lightning and booming as thunder from the heavens," Ali said. Liston, who was a slight favorite going into the fight, said afterward that when he got up, he thought the fight was still on.

    Associated Press
  • Fall-off in Indian weddings bodes ill for jewellers, gold

    By Rajendra Jadhav MUMBAI (Reuters) - Fewer auspicious days later this year compelled Ramesh Phalke, an auto company employee in Maharashtra, to hold his daughter's wedding in May. This bride was lucky because many other weddings will likely be postponed - to the dismay of the country's jewellers. Gold is an essential part of the bride's dowry in India and also a popular gift from family and guests at weddings. In fact, Kerala uses up to 400 grams of gold per wedding, or 80 tonnes each year - which is about 10 percent of the country's total consumption in 2014.

    Reuters
  • HIV+ girl awaits action over ‘medical error’

    The fate of a Saudi girl, who is about eight years old, hangs in the balance, two years after she tested positive for HIV. The girl’s lawyer, Ibrahim Al-Hakmi, has been quoted by local media that the committee appointed to probe the case has not yet taken any decision. This, despite the fact that it was confirmed by a medical team that she was infected with the deadly virus during blood transfusion at the King Fahd Hospital in Jazan, he said.

    Arab News
  • The best-selling beers in the world aren't what you think

    Snow, a Chinese beer, has grown sales 573% over the past decade to become the world's top seller, according to Bloomberg. Despite its popularity in China, Snow is available only at specialty US retailers. Another Chinese beer, Tsingtao, is the runner-up behind Snow. The brands have benefitted from the emerging middle class in China.

    Business Insider
  • Tuk-tuk taxi maker aims to make inroads in US

    Now, a company that manufactures tuk-tuks — the three-wheeled motorized rickshaws that have moved the masses for more than a century and go by many other names in Asia, Africa and Latin America — aims to make inroads in the United States. The Tuk Tuk Factory, based in Amsterdam, has signed a licensing agreement with Denver-based eTuk USA to allow the company to manufacture and sell an electric version of the vehicle. The company's founders hope the eco-friendly vehicles, a far cry from the loud, pollution-spewing versions common in Asia and South America, will become the next hip mode of transportation for urban dwellers and tourists across the country.

    Associated Press
  • Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas'

    The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Tsunami waves swamp the Golden Gate Bridge. Hollywood's favorite geologic bad guy is back in "San Andreas" — a fantastical look at one of the world's real seismic threats.

    Associated Press