• 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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    • U-turn in Queiroz drama, stays as Iran coach

      The saga of Carlos Queiroz's time as coach of Iran has taken a fresh twist with the Portuguese handler making a U-turn and choosing to lead the team's 2018 World Cup campaign. Queiroz, a former Real Madrid boss and ex-assistant to Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, announced last month that, with…

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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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        • 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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          • 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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            • The happiest countries in the world, according to neuroscientists, statisticians, and economists

              An international team of economists, neuroscientists, and statisticians just released their third World Happiness Report, which measures well-being in countries around the world to help guide public policy.

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              • Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemeni capital, ships shell Aden: residents

                At least five air strikes hit military sites and an area near the presidential palace compound in the Yemeni capital Sanaa at dawn on Sunday while warships pounded an area near the port of the southern city of Aden, residents said. The bombings were the first raids on Sanaa since a Saudi-led…

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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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                    • Kardashian family to watch Bruce Jenner's interview together

                      Kim Kardashian says her family plans to watch Bruce Jenner's Friday night TV interview as they do most things, which is together. Kardashian told reporters in New York at Friday's Variety Power of Women event — where she was being honored along with Lena Dunham, Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close and…

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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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                        • Profiles of foreigners on death row in Indonesia

                          Nine foreign drug convicts are set to be executed in Indonesia after losing all appeals for clemency. Here are brief profiles of some of the inmates, who include two from Australia, one each from Brazil, France and the Philippines. The other condemned prisoners include three Nigerians named by…

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                          • Phelps will likely head to new training facility soon

                            Michael Phelps' long-time coach, Bob Bowman, just accepted the job as head coach of the Arizona State swimming team, Swimming World reports. It's exciting news for the ASU swimmers, considering Bowman is the man who helped prep Phelps for his 22 Olympic-medal-winning performances, including 18…

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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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                              • 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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                                • 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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                                  • Pentagon cites de-escalation of tensions over Iranian ships

                                    The prospect of a U.S.-Iranian confrontation over the potential delivery of Iranian weapons to rebels in Yemen has receded, Pentagon officials said Friday. U.S. Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said the nine-ship Iranian convoy had reversed course, heading back in the general direction…

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