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  • KStewart Channels Her Inner Kate Middleton In Flawless Wireless Set

    KStewart performed at Wireless on Saturday, and it would seem she’d taken some style inspiration from none other than Kate Middleton.Taking to the stage, the 20-year-old singer looked more like K-Middy than KStew, opting for the Duchess Of Cambridge’

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  • India's push to save its cows starves Bangladesh of beef

    By Rupam Jain Nair and Ruma Paul GHOJADANGA, India/DHAKA (Reuters) - Some 30,000 Indian soldiers guarding the border with Bangladesh have a new mandate under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government this year - stop cattle from crossing illegally into the Muslim-majority neighbour. Roughly every other night, troops armed with bamboo sticks and ropes wade through jute and paddy fields and swim across ponds to chase ageing bovines, and smugglers, headed for markets in Bangladesh. About 2 million head of cattle are smuggled into Bangladesh annually from India.

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  • Two London teens have married IS group fighters: lawyer

    Two of three teenage girls who travelled from Britain to Syria sparking criticism of the police response have married Islamic State (IS) group fighters, the lawyer for their families said Saturday. Kadiza Sultana, 16, and 15-year-olds Shamima Begum and Amira Abase left their homes in February and flew to Istanbul before crossing into Syria. Tasnime Akunjee, who represents the families, told the Guardian that the news had "caused a lot of distress." "It entrenches their lives in Syria, rather than in Britain.

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  • How Saudi Arabia is building the city of the future

    There can’t be many Saudi projects that can claim to have been unaffected by the oil price slide, but then again, King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) is no ordinary undertaking. Located an hour’s drive north of Jeddah, KAEC has been described as the world’s largest real estate project. By the time it is completed, probably at some point in the mid-2030s, roughly $100bn worth of investment will have been ploughed into the city, which is set to play a vital role in the diversification of Saudi Arabia’s economy away from oil.

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  • US-led coalition unleashes wave of airstrikes on Raqqa

    U.S.-led coalition aircraft unleashed a wave of airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group's stronghold of Raqqa in eastern Syria in what the coalition said Sunday was one of its most sustained aerial operations carried out in Syria to date. The U.S.-led coalition often targets IS-held towns and cities in Syria, but the overnight strikes on Raqqa were rare in their intensity. In a statement, the coalition said it carried out 18 airstrikes throughout Raqqa province, destroying a number of IS vehicles and 16 bridges.

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  • 2 to be tried for ‘insulting’ the late King Abdullah

    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman has ordered that two men face trial for allegedly insulting the late King Abdullah. Quoting reliable sources, a local online publication said that King Salman has also barred Mohsin Al-Awaji and Abdullah Al-Mudaifir from appearing in the media. The publication reported that King Salman took the decision because the government would not allow anyone to besmirch the name of any of the country’s previous rulers, who all helped to build the Kingdom.

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  • Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, and Coach are making the same mistake — and it's undermining business

    (Getty) Many aspirational retail brands are in crisis.  Companies like Ralph Lauren, Coach, and Michael Kors have reported disappointing earnings recently. Shares for all three companies have declined in the past year.  Many of the companies' struggles

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  • Despite progress in Iran nuclear talks, dispute over U.N. sanctions persists

    By Louis Charbonneau and John Irish VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and world powers made progress on future sanctions relief for Iran in marathon nuclear talks on Saturday, but remained divided on issues such as lifting United Nations sanctions and the development of advanced centrifuges. Diplomats close to the negotiations said they had tentative agreement on a mechanism for suspending U.S. and European Union sanctions on Iran. "We don't have Iran on board yet." Senior Iranian and Western diplomats echoed the remarks.

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  • Ganesha indicates great popularity for Taylor Swift but advises her to be alert till January, 2016

    Taylor Swift is a name that has achieved incredible prominence in the field of Music! Having many firsts to her record, Taylor has took the Music World by surprise. Beginning her career at the young age of 14, Taylor became the youngest songwriter that was ever hired by the Sony/ATV Music publishing house! Seen as one of the most popular and outstanding faces of the Country genre of Music, the success her music achieves is just phenomenal! In 2015, Taylor became the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes Most Powerful Women List! With immensely successful hit Singles like “Love Story” and “You Belong with Me,” “Shake It Off”, she has become an essential staple for Country Music enthusiasts! Having already won 7 Grammy Awards, 22 Billboard Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 8 Academy of Country Music Awards and 1 Brit Award, she is surely one of the best musicians and artists ever.

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  • Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC

    Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. The couple skipped a few meals before spending their last dollars on dinner at McDonald's. Strangers from two Greek Orthodox churches in the city's Queens borough came to the rescue, giving them survival cash until their flight home to Greece on Friday.

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  • Gold prices in India at deep discounts on sluggish demand

    By Rajendra Jadhav and A. Ananthalakshmi MUMBAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Gold prices in major consumer India were quoted at deep discounts to the global benchmark this week on tepid demand and adequate levels of inventory, dealers said. Prices were quoted at a discount of $8 to $15 an ounce over London prices, much wider than the $1 discount in mid-June, they said. Persistent weakness in India, the world's top consumer of gold last year and the No. 2 buyer in the first quarter of this year, could add pressure on global prices, which are currently just above a 3-1/2 month low.

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  • Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter

    The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said. Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis, and it wasn't clear how long he had been in New Mexico, Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier (tih-SHAY) said late Thursday. Chuck de Caro and his wife, Lynne Russell, were in their room when Walton, 27, allegedly tried to rob them, authorities said.

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  • Aishwarya will have a great comeback, and may even grab an award for Jazbaa, says Ganesha!

    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has blazed a trail in India by winning the 1994 Miss World title, giving the Indian beauty industry a boost like no one else had done before, not even the best of the then Bollywood actresses. Among the feathers in her cap are the Padma Shri she won in 2009, two Filmfare awards, and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres awarded by the Government of France! Currently, as the gorgeous beauty is all geared up for her comeback to Bollywood, with her movie Jazbaa, Ganesha takes a look at her stars and predicts the path ahead for the Sensational Beauty. Currently Jupiter is transiting through the 11th house of Aishwarya’s Natal chart.

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  • China 'trying to hack into everything': Clinton

    Hillary Clinton accused China of "trying to hack into everything that doesn't move in America" and stealing government information, in strongly worded comments likely to irk Beijing. Clinton, a former secretary of state who is making another tilt at the White House in 2016, pulled no punches in remarks to Democratic supporters at a campaign event in New Hampshire on Saturday. James Clapper, the US director of national intelligence, said last month that China was the "leading suspect" in a massive breach affecting personal data of millions of US government employees.

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  • Dubai's skyline named sixth best in the world

    Dubai has been named as having the world's sixth best skyline in a new global list released by real estate data management firm Emporis. According to the list, Hong Kong, with 7,794 buildings and 133,531 points, has the world's best skyline, followed by New York City, Singapore, Moscow, and Seoul. Dubai's 686 buildings ranked by the list were awarded 20,642 points, putting the emirate in sixth place.

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  • Macy's dumps Trump; New York City reviewing contracts

    The Macy's department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico's governor and New York City's mayor slammed him over his comments on Mexican immigrants. Trump's presidential campaign announcement contained his assertion that some Mexican immigrants to the United States bring drugs and crime, and some are rapists. The Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point Park opened in April in the Bronx and the Trump Organization has a 20-year concession agreement to operate the facility.

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  • Gang arrested for beating up expatriate

    The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of Jeddah Police arrested a three-member gang that robbed an expatriate in south Jeddah. The expatriate was stopped by one of the gang members as he was walking on a subsidiary road in south Jeddah and asked for help with an address. The expatriate attempted to flee, but the man grabbed him.

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  • Miles from Athens, Greeks overseas buy groceries for family back home

    Half a world away from the crisis unfolding in Greece, Nelly Skoufatoglou is shopping online for toilet paper, detergents, rice and olive oil to be delivered to her mother's home near Athens. Skoufatoglou is one of tens of thousands of Greek Australians who have fled to Australia to escape the economic woes of her birthplace, making Melbourne her new home just under a year ago. One way is buying groceries online via the Carrefour Greece website from her desk in Melbourne for delivery to her mother.

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  • Diana Douglas, 1st wife of Kirk Douglas, dies at 92

    Diana Douglas, the first wife of Kirk Douglas and mother of Michael Douglas, died Saturday in Los Angeles. Douglas died of cancer at a motion picture industry retirement home in the Woodland Hills neighborhood, according to an obituary from Michael Douglas's production company, Furthur Films. It cited Diana Douglas's husband of fifteen years, Donald A. Webster of Washington, D.C.

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  • IS faction claims responsibility for missile attack on Israel

    Cairo, July 4 (IANS) An Islamic State (IS) affiliate has claimed responsibility for firing three rockets into Israeli territory on Friday. "Three rockets were launched from Sinai Peninsula bordering Israel and Gaza," The Jerusalem Post quoted an Israeli Defense Force (IDF) source as saying on Saturday. The IDF source said the affiliate, which calls itself Sinai Province, in a statement posted on Twitter on Friday, confirmed it had fired three Grad rockets at Israel, adding that it was in retaliation for Israel's support to Egypt armed forces when the terrorists attacked army checkpoints in northern Sinai.

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