• Pop star Mariah Carey makes grand entrance for Vegas show

    Mariah Carey wanted Las Vegas to know there's a new girl in town. The pop icon arrived to cheering screams at Caesars Palace Monday night in a classic 1936 pink convertible trailing behind 18 mobile billboards bearing the titles of her number one hits including "Always be my baby" from 1996 and…

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    • 3 life hacks that will save you up to 10 hours a week

      Kim Kardashian recently blew up the internet by telling Into the Gloss that she washed her hair only once every five days, a habit stylists agree with. "Hair washing is very individual so there is no perfect amount, but if you have normal to dry hair, which Kim's hair appears to be, then every five…

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      • Sonam Kapoor predicts when Katrina Kaif will get married

        By Pankaj Sabnani, Glamsham Editorial There's always a lot of speculation and interest when it comes to celeb marriages. We ALL want to know when our very own celebs will get married. And Katrina Kaif is no exception. At an event, Katrina Kaif and

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        • Salma Hayek pays tribute to Lebanese roots with film of 'The Prophet'

          By Sylvia Westall BEIRUT (Reuters) - Mexican actress Salma Hayek says her new film "The Prophet" was a labour of love that helped her explore her relationship with her late Lebanese grandfather, who adored the book that inspired it. The animated film, which draws on the 1923 book by Lebanese-born…

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          • US citizen wants pardon, compensation in Dubai video case

            An American who spent nine months in a United Arab Emirates prison for his role in an online parody video is seeking a pardon and financial compensation. Shezanne Cassim, 30, of Woodbury, told The Associated Press on Thursday that he has faced difficulty getting a job in the United States because…

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            • Pacquiao’s conditioning coach sees Mayweather crumbling

              More and more bettors believe the fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will end in a draw, but the man in charge of keeping Pacquiao in top shape doubts the American will survive 12 rounds. Justin Fortune said at the weekend that Mayweather might withstand Pacquiao’s early barrage…

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              • Review: Robbie Williams an all-round entertainer in Abu Dhabi

                If you thought Robbie Williams named his latest world tour Let Me Entertain You after his hit song of the same name, you would be mistaken. After seeing his performance in Abu Dhabi, we reckon the tour’s name comes from Williams simply being an all-round entertainer. In a two-hour set, Williams…

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                • ISIS leader Baghdadi is reportedly 'unable to move' after a spinal injury

                  "Sources tell us Baghdadi is still alive, but still unable to move due to spinal injury sustained in the March air strike," Shaheen tweeted. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who last year declared himself caliph of the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, ISIL, and Daesh), was reportedly wounded in a US-led…

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                  • Thousands beg Australia not to deport autistic Filipino boy

                    A 10-year-old autistic Filipino boy made an emotional plea Monday for permission to stay in Australia, as tens of thousands called for him not to be deported despite the potential cost of his condition. Tyrone Sevilla, who arrived in Australia from the Philippines legally as a two-year-old with his…

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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…

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                      • Thirty-eight Indian cities in high risk earthquakes zones

                        New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) At least 38 Indian cities lie in high-risk seismic zones and nearly 60 percent of the subcontinental landmass is vulnerable to earthquakes. Barring rare exceptions, such as the Delhi Metro, India's hastily-built cities are open to great damage from earthquakes. The…

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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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                          • 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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                            • Pleas for mercy rain on Indonesia's president as executions near

                              By Kanupriya Kapoor CILACAP, Indonesia (Reuters) - Relatives of several convicts on death row in Indonesia made emotional last-ditch appeals for mercy on Sunday, adding their voices to foreign governments and the head of the United Nations who called for the group of nine to be spared the firing…

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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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                                • Just one drink a day ups liver disease risk

                                  London, April 26 (IANS) If you like to believe that one alcoholic drink a day would not harm you, read this carefully. New research has found that moving from moderate to heavy daily drinking - up to one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men - increases liver cirrhosis risk. The…

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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.

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                                    • The White House fires back at George W. Bush

                                      Earnest was responding to reports over the weekend on Bush's remarks to a closed-door gathering of Jewish donors. At the Republican Jewish Coalition event in Las Vegas, Bush allegedly criticized Obama for putting the US in "retreat" around the globe.

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