• Angelina Jolie rips world powers on Syria's refugee crisis

    Actress Angelina Jolie pleaded with world powers Friday to help the millions of Syrian refugees, sharply criticizing the U.N. Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over Syria's four-year conflict. Jolie briefed the council as special envoy for the U.N. on refugee issues. Jolie spoke…

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    • How To Get Ahead Financially

      Getting out of the month-to-month rat race- Over the years, as I've traveled and talk to thousands upon thousands of people, I've often heard...

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      • Diversity Study: Super Bowl ads less gender offensive

        While Super Bowl XLIX commercials were more sensitive and less gender offensive than in past years, women and people of color remain vastly underrepresented among the creative directors who are producing those ads, according to a diversity study released Wednesday. The Institute for Diversity and…

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        • Evelyn Sharma: Will play the 'sexy girl' in many more films

          By Pankaj Sabnani, Glamsham Editorial Evelyn Sharma is planning to do something which she hasn't in the past. After portraying sexy and glamourous roles in her previous films like YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI and YAARIYAN, she'll be seen playing a simple teacher in her upcoming film ISHQEDARRIYAAN.…

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          • How To Profit From Solar Energy

            Once regarded as too expensive and inefficient, solar energy is now becoming a more viable option for consumers and businesses alike. Alternative energy sources are typically more in demand when the price of fossil fuels is high, but there are still

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            • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West video leak lawsuit can proceed

              A California appeals court is allowing Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's lawsuit over leaked footage of their marriage proposal to move forward. The pair sued YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley in 2013 after he posted video of West's elaborate proposal on his new website, MixBit. Hurley's lawyers…

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              • Putin calls on Hollande to mend fences amid Ukraine conflict

                President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on French leader Francois Hollande to restore ties after a year of tensions over Ukraine as the two leaders met on the sidelines of genocide commemorations in Armenia. "Unfortunately, our ties are not in the best shape, trade turnover is falling including…

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                • Silent glamour - after Diana, Kate reinvents the job of princess

                  By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Few mothers taking a new baby home would want a crowd of photographers snapping them from every angle at the hospital door, but Kate, future Queen of England, is likely to handle the bizarre situation like a consummate professional. Since marrying Prince…

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                  • Rhian Ramos on taking over Marian Rivera’s role: I’m still in shock

                    On Friday (April 17), GMA network confirmed in a statement that Marian had withdrawn from the show as well as her TV appearances abroad due to her delicate condition, following her announcement on April 13 that she was expecting her first baby with husband actor Dingdong Dantes. “I was in shock … I…

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                    • Iran ships 'turn back' from Yemen as fighting rages

                      An Iranian naval convoy suspected of carrying weapons for Shiite rebels in Yemen has turned back, US officials said, as Saudi-led warplanes kept up air strikes on anti-government forces. The conflict has sent tensions soaring between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, which backs the Huthi…

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                      • A 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star blew the whistle that led to Bank of America's $16.65 billion settlement

                        Jim Marchese and his wife, Amber, are cast members on the reality TV show — but in his downtime, Marchese, who owns a local New Jersey mortgage firm, likes to take fraudsters to court, reports The Wall Street Journal's Christina Rexrode. It's not a bad side gig: in his lawsuit against Bank of…

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                        • Cox makes directorial debut with 'Just Before I Go'

                          U.S. actress Courteney Cox goes behind the camera in her new feature film "Just Before I Go" and the "Friends" star says she has been bitten by the directing bug. The movie, which stars "American Pie" actor Seann William Scott, tells the story of a man who wants to go back to his hometown to make…

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                          • Dubai’s next wave of high-rises are by the waterfront

                            Dubai’s next wave of high-rises could be headed for the waterfront, further confirming that the city and its developers retain the appetite for very tall structures. “There are a number of previously masterplanned zones that are being revised or rejuvenated ... for example, the Dubai Waterfront and…

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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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                              • Sandra Bullock is People magazine's 2015 most beautiful woman

                                Oscar-winning actress Sandra Bullock was named the world's most beautiful woman in 2015 by People magazine on Wednesday and laughed when she heard about the honour. Bullock, 50, who won a best actress Academy Award in 2010 for her role in "The Blind Side," said she found beauty in her role as a…

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                                • Saudi prince 'deletes' Bentley car offer for war pilots

                                  A billionaire Saudi prince has purportedly deleted a controversial tweet in which he offered 100 luxury Bentley cars to air force pilots who took part in Saudi-led operations over Yemen. The tweet cannot be found on the official account of Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, @Alwaleed_Talal which has more…

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                                  • Stabbing probe reveals prostitution ring in Abu Dhabi

                                    A bloody fight between two men led the Abu Dhabi Police to what is believed to be a ‘prostitution ring’, an Abu Dhabi court heard on Tuesday. The man was rushed to a city hospital, where he told the police that he was assaulted after he told the person who ran the ring that he would not solicit…

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                                    • Figo optimistic ahead of Fifa elections

                                      Luis Figo said he hasn’t ruled out the possibility of “surprises” in his Fifa presidential bid. The 42-year-old Portuguese former Barcelona and Real Madrid winger is in Dubai this week for the inaugural Icons Cup, a two-day all-star charity golf tournament between Team USA and the Rest of the World…

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