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  • Could female UFC champion Ronda Rousey beat Floyd Mayweather?

    Boxer Floyd Mayweather and MMA fighter Ronda Rousey continued their verbal sparring...

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  • Fire at Saudi oil workers compound kills 11, injures more than 200

    By Reem Shamseddine KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - A fire swept through an oil workers' residential compound in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, killing 11 people and injuring over 200 others of various nationalities, some critically, the Civil Defence agency said. Saudi national oil company Saudi Aramco [SDABO.UL] said the cause of the fire which broke out in a basement of the Radium residential compound in Khobar was not known. "At 05:45 today a fire was reported in the basement of the Radium residential compound in Al Khobar which is leased by Saudi Aramco for its employees," Aramco said in a statement.

  • A leaked part of an iPhone 6S shows a bigger, more powerful front camera

    A leaked component that appears to be part of the not-yet-announced iPhone 6S shows...

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  • Spotted: Varun Dhawan With Girlfriend Natasha Dalal In Maldives!

    Apart from his professional work, Bollywood’s handsome hunk Varun Dhawan, is surely making headlines for his alleged relationship with Natasha Dalal. Reportedly, the Student Of The Year actor is in a steady relationship with Natasha Dalal. Varun Dhawan who has tried his best to keep his personal life under wraps, is reportedly busy holidaying in Maldives with his lady love.

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  • Iran's Rouhani urges patience over opposition leaders

    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani signalled Saturday there would be no quick resolution to the house arrest of the reformist political leaders who said an election was rigged in 2009. Mousavi and Karroubi have been under such restrictions since 2011. Both said that the presidential election two years earlier, which saw Mahmoud Ahmadinejad re-elected, was fraudulent.

  • Jumeirah hires new manager for world famous Burj Al Arab

    Jumeirah Group, the Dubai-based luxury hotel company, has announced the appointment of Imran Changezi as the new hotel manager for Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, claimed to be the world's most luxurious. Changezi is a Pakistani national who brings over 22 years of commercial and operational experience in the hospitality industry, including nearly 15 years in high-end luxury hotels and resorts across various properties in Jumeirah Group, the company said in a statement. Changezi joined Jumeirah Group in 2000, moving up the career ranks within the sales, marketing, rooms division and front office departments.
  • Here's why you should reuse your hotel towels

    Anyone who has stayed at a hotel before is familiar with the small signs in the bathroom that ask...

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  • Lucy Liu Is A New Mom!

    Lucy Liu is a new mom! The actress has welcomed her first child, a son, via surrogate. Introducing the new little man in my life, my son Rockwell Lloyd Liu. In ❤️!A photo posted by Lucy Liu (@lucyliu) on Aug 27, 2015 at 2:29pm PDT

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  • UAE's VAT plan 'unlikely to result in expat exodus'

    Plans to introduce a value added tax (VAT) and corporation tax in the UAE is unlikely to deter foreign investors from establishing a commercial presence in the country, according to a firm which helps foreign companies set up in the region. The Links Group, a UAE-based provider of commercial facilitation and advisory services, said the move is a sign of a maturing market, adding that a low tax environment is unlikely to result in an exodus of expatriates. John Martin St Valery, founding partner of The Links Group said: "Plans to introduce a federal tax system have been mooted for some time now as the UAE steps up efforts to consolidate non-oil revenues.
  • Air guitarists strum out for the world title in Finland

    OULU, Finland (AP) — In a sweaty, dark, clubhouse in northern Finland, people were jerking, jumping and screaming into the early hours Friday while moving their fingers with precision through the air.

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  • Philistines brought opium to Israel during Iron Age

    London, Aug 30 (IANS) Opium poppy, along with many other plant species previously unknown to Israel, were brought to Israel by Philistines during the Iron Age, findings suggest. The Philistines -- one of the so called Sea Peoples, and mentioned in the Bible and other ancient sources -- were a multi-ethnic community with origins in the Aegean, Turkey, Cyprus and other regions in the eastern Mediterranean who settled on the southern coastal plain of Israel in the early Iron Age (12th century BCE).

  • 5 Cheapest Countries to Retire to

    America is cold and expensive. Get out of the country during winter (or all-year round) and live in one of these five places to make small social security payments last longer.

  • Xi just changed the rules of the game in China — and that makes things scarier for everyone

    The rules of engagement have changed in China. There was a time when loyalty to the party, and...

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  • Cameron Diaz will have a spectacular year ahead, says Ganesha

    Cameron Diaz is one of the most famous and prominent names in the Hollywood and the name is synonymous with beauty, grace, charisma, acting genius among various other star qualities. - Cameron Diaz would be under the influence of Jupiter major period and Saturn sub period till 19th May, 2017. Jupiter is in a Moolatrikona position in the 7th House of her Natal Chart.

  • The first supermoon of the year will come out this Saturday

    There's an especially large and bright full moon coming out this Saturday night. So, if you want...

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  • Libyan drownings, truck of corpses drive up migrant toll

    By Karin Strohecker and Ahmed Elumami EISENSTADT, Austria/TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Austria said on Friday 71 refugees, including a baby girl, were found dead in an abandoned freezer truck, while Libya recovered the bodies of 105 migrants washed ashore after their overcrowded boat sank on its way to Europe. Both tragedies were a result of a renewed surge in migrants fleeing war and poverty that has confronted Europe with its worst refugee crisis since World War Two. The International Organization for Migration said it estimated a third of a million people had crossed the Mediterranean so far this year to wash up in southern Europe.

  • I spent a week switching between the iPhone 6 Plus and Samsung Galaxy Note 5 — here's how they compare

    If you're looking for a phone with a large screen, the iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy Note 5 are by far...

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  • Russian Kuchina takes high jump gold

    Mariya Kuchina won the women's high jump with a clearance of 2.01 meters on Saturday to become Russia's second gold medalist at the Beijing world championships. In silver and bronze positions were medal winners from this event in the Bird's Nest Stadium at the Beijing Olympics seven years ago -- 31-year-old Croatian Blanka Vlasic and 33-year-old Russia Anna Chicherova. "I can't believe that I am the champion," said Kuchina, who won the world indoor title last year.

  • Style Check: Katrina Kaif Nails The Ripped Jeans Trend

    Glamorous actress Katrina Kaif who never fails to impress the fashion police, has yet again flaunted her easy sense of style. The Phantom actress who is ready to dazzle on the silver screen tomorrow, was spotted wearing ripped dark toned denims and a bowtie collared top. Not stopping at just the amazing combo, Katrina also gave a twist to her casuals wearing dark colored shoes.

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  • A surging presidential candidate is going to war with CNN over its debate rules

    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina was perhaps the biggest winner of the first GOP debate...

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