• Sawyer Sweeten of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' dies at 19

    Sawyer Sweeten, who played one of Ray Romano's twin sons in the CBS comedy "Everybody Loves Raymond," has died. Madylin, and Sawyer's twin brother Sullivan, all played the children in the sitcom's fictional Barone family. In a statement Madylin, who is four years older than Sawyer, said the family…

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    • 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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      • 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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        • Ssangyong Motor says Mahindra denies media report on plan to hike stake

          Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd has denied a media report that it plans to increase its stake in South Korean automaker Ssangyong Motor Co Ltd, a spokesman for Ssangyong Motor said on Friday. Shares of Ssangyong Motor were down 8 percent as of 0516 GMT on Friday. CNBC-TV18 on Wednesday said Mahindra is…

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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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            • Founder of Rogo’s talks about steps to successful start-up

              What most people don’t know, however, is that the restaurant is the brainchild of Dubai-resident, Jessica Al Absi, whose goal was to develop a world-class brand in the capital. Al Absi is the chairman and chief executive officer of Group JWA, which is the parent company behind Rogo’s. “This led to…

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              • Dubai Safari Park project to be completed next year

                Dubai Safari, the long-awaited upcoming zoo park, is 30 per cent complete and expected to open in the third quarter of 2016, an official said on Saturday. Hussain Lootah, Dubai Municipality Director-General, said on Saturday that the massive Dh1 billion project will cover 119 hectares of land.…

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                • Saudis seize bombs, accuse IS of killing police

                  Saudi Arabia said Friday it has foiled a bomb plot by the Islamic State group and blamed the jihadists for shooting dead two policemen in the capital earlier this month. The authorities said three bomb-laden cars had been seized during investigations into the killings. A Saudi man arrested on…

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                  • Kim Chiu on Gerald Anderson-Maja Salvador breakup: Leave me out of it

                    Let’s just give it to them,” said actress Kim Chiu when show biz reporters sought her reaction to the news that her ex-beau and former screen partner Gerald Anderson has broken up with actress Maja Salvador. Kim reconciled with Maja, her former best friend, in May 2014, a year after their highly…

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                    • Floyd Mayweather has bought over 100 luxury cars from the same dealer and always pays in cash

                      In a recent interview with ESPN, Mayweather revealed he has $15 million worth of cars that he never drives just sitting in the garage of his Las Vegas home. Josh Towbin of Towbin Motorcars told Martin Rogers of USA Today that his dealership has sold Mayweather "over 100 cars" in a span of 18 years.…

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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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                        • Why is Shraddha Kapoor thanking Lauren Gottlieb?

                          By Jahnavi Patel, Glamsham Editorial Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor, who will be seen in the upcoming Bollywood film ABCD 2 will be matching steps with the international dancer Lauren Gottlieb, who was also a part of the first film, ABCD. At the trailer launch event of their film, Varun said,…

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                          • Woman cleared of threatening man to whom she lent Dh150,000

                            A saleswoman has been acquitted of trespassing into a businessman’s residence and threatening to kill him if he did not repay the Dh150,000 she had lent him earlier. The 33-year-old Chinese saleswoman, Z.H., was cleared of entering the Jordanian businessman’s villa without his permission and…

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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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                              • Heroin worth Dh4.5 million seized at Dubai airport

                                Test on a sample of the 9.2kg of drugs seized using Al Kashif high-end mobile laboratory facility, the substance was found to be heroin. The Dubai Customs has foiled an attempt to smuggle 9.2kg of heroin — believed to be worth Dh4.5 million — at Terminal 3 of the Dubai International Airport. Ahmed…

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                                • A Day After Taking Digs At Mammootty, Ram Gopal Varma Apologizes

                                  Controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, who had taken digs at South superstar Mammootty a day ago after watching Mani Ratnam's O Kadhal Kanmani, apologized to the South star today in his tweets. O Kadhal Kanmani, which stars Mammootty's son Dulquer Salmaan, had impressed RGV a lot and he had taken…

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                                  • 13 ways successful people think differently from everyone else

                                    If you want to be better at it, you've got to work at it, says Maxwell. Consider scheduling time to think. For example, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner schedules 30- to 90-minute blocks of "nothing" into his calendar for personal time, coaching, and reflection, and Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich sits down at…

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                                    • Man burns daughter with car lighter

                                      A father has been charged with abusing and burning his daughter with a car lighter. The father has denied the accusation, and claimed he did not intend to burn the child, but only frighten her. The lighter dropped on her hand, he claimed. He would not

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