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  • Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations

    Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes. Tornadoes struck, severely damaging an apartment complex in Houston, Texas. A firefighter in Oklahoma was swept to his death while trying to rescue people from high water and a woman in Tulsa died in a traffic-related crash.

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  • Saudi Shiites refuse to be provoked by suicide bombing

    The interior ministry confirmed the identity of the suicide bomber who blew himself up inside a Shiite mosque in Eastern Province on Friday, killing 21, and said he had links with the Islamic State jihadist group. It was the deadliest attack in years to strike the Sunni-dominated kingdom, and marked the first time IS had claimed an attack in Saudi Arabia.

  • CANNES WATCH: Iranian film explores divorce, female style

    Writer-director Ida Panahandeh has made a splash with her film debut, landing in competition at the Cannes Film Festival for "Nahid," fraught portrait of the byzantine legal complications and social stigmas concerning divorce and remarriage in Iran.

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  • Judge allowing new lawsuit in Sofia Vergara embryo fight

    Sofia Vergara's ex-fiance will be allowed to file an amended lawsuit seeking custody of two embryos he created with the "Modern Family" star, a judge ruled Friday. Superior Court Judge Lawrence Cho ruled that Nicholas Loeb can file the revised complaint, which for the first time will seek custody of the embryos. Loeb, who dated Vergara for several years before breaking up last year, sued the actress in August seeking a ruling that the embryos could not be destroyed.

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  • Priyanka Chopra Is Happy About Recent Spate Of Woman-Centric Films

    Since the past year or so, woman-centric films have been doing wonders at the box office in Bollywood. Be it Kangana Ranaut's Queen or Priyanka Chopra's Mary Kom or Anushka Sharma's NH10, the audience has welcomed such films with open arms and it seems that Priyanka Chopra is quite glad about this recent trend.

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  • Bomber identified as Saleh Al-Qashami

    The suicide bomber in the Qatif mosque blast has been identified as Saleh bin Abdul Rahman Saleh Al-Qashami, who was a Saudi citizen. Revealing this information, Maj. Gen. Mansour Al-Turki, security spokesman of the Interior Ministry, on Saturday said the bomber was wanted by the security authorities for his association with the Islamic State group. Forensic tests proved that the material used in the blast at the Imam Ali bin Abi Taleb Mosque in the village of Al-Qadeeh was RDX, a deadly explosive.

    Arab News
  • How a 17-year-old high school dropout got two Silicon Valley bigshots to invest $500,000 in his app

    Jason Marmon just turned 18 a few days ago. When he was 17, he dropped out of high-school (with his parents' blessing) after he co-founded a New York startup called HomeSwipe with two other co-founders. Last year, they launched an app of the same name, HomeSwipe, which they dubbed the "Tinder for apartment hunting" because you swipe through listings to find the apartment you want.

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  • LeBron's triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

    LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand. James shook off an atrocious shooting start, withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback and battled cramps and injuries to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals with a 114-111 overtime victory on Sunday night. The Cavs needed every single one of them to hold off the top-seeded Hawks, who fought Cleveland until the final seconds despite being without injured shooter Kyle Korver and losing Al Horford, who was ejected in the first half.

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  • Gerphil Flores: I have no grudge against Kris Aquino, Ai-Ai delas Alas

    “I want to tell everybody that my experience on Pilipinas Got Talent was completely memorable,” Gerphil told in an interview during the finalists’ homecoming press conference on Thursday at Urban Bar and Kitchen, Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. In 2010, Gerphil joined ABS-CBN’s Pilipinas Got Talent, the local franchise of the popular talent show, as the classical singer Fame but failed to land a spot in the finals. Actresses Kris Aquino and Ai-Ai de las Alas were two of the three judges of the show.
  • What everyone is missing about ISIS' big week

    ISIS has made alarming gains in Iraq and Syria over the past week. Capturing Palmyra, a former Assad regime bastion in Syria, proved easier, as a collapsing Syrian military essentially vacated the city in the face of the ISIS advance. As these maps from the Institute for the Study of War demonstrates, ISIS has a sliver-shaped core of direct administrative control, insulated by hundreds of square miles of desert where the jihadist group and other militant forces maintain a degree of operational capability.

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  • Aamir Khan: Kangana is looking very cute saying the Haryanvi dialogues

    By Jahnavi Patel, Glamsham Editorial We are not going to get to see superstar Aamir Khan on the big screen this year, except, reportedly, for a cameo in DIL DHADAKNE DO. When asked Aamir if he is excited about any particular film this year, he said, "Yes, I am very excited. Aamir is currently gearing up for DANGAL which is set for a Christmas 2016 release.

  • Iran's Rouhani wants to 'free' economy from sanctions

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Sunday for national unity to liberate the economy from international sanctions, which he compared to a form of occupation. "We must join hands and free our economic territory which was unjustly occupied by the countries of the P5+1 (Britain, China, France, Russia, the United States and Germany) and the UN Security Council ... through use of diplomatic and political tools," Rouhani said in a televised speech. The P5+1 group is trying to negotiate a deal with Tehran aimed at preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons, in exchange for an easing of punishing economic sanctions.

  • Cannes gets a Fassbender 'Macbeth' suffering combat stress

    By Michael Roddy CANNES, France (Reuters) - Michael Fassbender is a "Macbeth" for our times, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, whilst Marion Cotillard is a Lady Macbeth haunted by the loss of a child, in the final competition entry screened on Saturday for the top Cannes prize. Most critics appear to think Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-Hsien's "Nie Yinniang" (The Assassin), about a martial arts killer, is the most deserving. It is followed closely by Hungarian director Laszlo Nemes's "Saul Fia" (Son of Saul) set in the Auschwitz concentration camp and American director Todd Haynes's lesbian romance "Carol" starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.

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  • Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas'

    The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Tsunami waves swamp the Golden Gate Bridge. Hollywood's favorite geologic bad guy is back in "San Andreas" — a fantastical look at one of the world's real seismic threats.

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  • HIV+ girl awaits action over ‘medical error’

    The fate of a Saudi girl, who is about eight years old, hangs in the balance, two years after she tested positive for HIV. The girl’s lawyer, Ibrahim Al-Hakmi, has been quoted by local media that the committee appointed to probe the case has not yet taken any decision. This, despite the fact that it was confirmed by a medical team that she was infected with the deadly virus during blood transfusion at the King Fahd Hospital in Jazan, he said.

    Arab News
  • #360view: Serena an obvious favourite but expect Sharapova to shine

    The French Open is upon us once again and the women’s event is shaping up to be a very exciting one, considering what we’ve seen in the build up to Paris. Having said that, Maria Sharapova is in very good form, even though she didn’t play great in the Rome final but she managed to win and that breeds confidence.

  • Did Varun Dhawan really attempt suicide?

    By Shaheen Irani, Glamsham Editorial As we have witnessed the fun-loving and happy-go-lucky side of Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan, news doing the rounds that he was once going to commit suicide by slashing his wrist on being rejected by his rumoured

  • Teenage hacker admits to stalking and 'swatting' female gamers who turned him down

    The teen would do this to force the police to send SWAT teams and police helicopters to his victims' homes. The practice, known as "swatting," has become prevalent in the gaming community, and it often targets those who are live-streaming their game-playing sessions, allowing an audience to see the SWAT team arrive. This prompted a SWAT team to raid the woman's home.

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  • The best-selling beers in the world aren't what you think

    Snow, a Chinese beer, has grown sales 573% over the past decade to become the world's top seller, according to Bloomberg. Despite its popularity in China, Snow is available only at specialty US retailers. Another Chinese beer, Tsingtao, is the runner-up behind Snow. The brands have benefitted from the emerging middle class in China.

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  • German woman, 65 and mother of 13, has quadruplets

    A 65-year-old German woman, who is already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday. The three boys and one girl were born premature at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital but have "good chances of surviving," the report said. The mother, Berlin resident Annegret Raunigk, is an English and Russian teacher close to retirement and in addition to her 13 children is grandmother to seven.