• 3 life hacks that will save you up to 10 hours a week

    Kim Kardashian recently blew up the internet by telling Into the Gloss that she washed her hair only once every five days, a habit stylists agree with. "Hair washing is very individual so there is no perfect amount, but if you have normal to dry hair, which Kim's hair appears to be, then every five…

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    • Head of Iran's Guard lashes out over Saudi 'treachery'

      The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Monday accused Saudi Arabia of treachery against the Islamic world and compared the kingdom to Israel, the official IRNA news agency reported. "Today, the treacherous Saudis are following in Israel's footsteps," Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari was quoted as…

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      • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

        Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other…

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        • Review: Robbie Williams an all-round entertainer in Abu Dhabi

          If you thought Robbie Williams named his latest world tour Let Me Entertain You after his hit song of the same name, you would be mistaken. After seeing his performance in Abu Dhabi, we reckon the tour’s name comes from Williams simply being an all-round entertainer. In a two-hour set, Williams…

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          • Fight Club: Patience still a virtue for Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson

            If we didn’t know any better it might have seemed like Demetrious Johnson was messing with us. Johnson submitted challenger Kyoji Horiguchi via armbar with one second remaining in his five round flyweight title fight, but the manner in which the contest played out made it seem like ‘Mighty Mouse’…

            • 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.

              • 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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                • Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

                  AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted. The pyramids at Meroe, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of Sudan's capital,…

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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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                    • 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…

                      • UAE billionaire calls for new rules on succession for Gulf family businesses

                        Family businesses generate more than 80 per cent of the non-oil gross domestic product in the Gulf, according to accountancy firm PwC, a sector of the economy each nation is trying to bolster, especially in the lower oil price environment. Abdulaziz al-Ghurair, considered the most prominent member…

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                        • The Airbus A380, the flagship of the Emirates fleet

                          Ten years ago, the world’s largest passenger jet, the Airbus A380-800, completed its maiden test flight. Thirty months later it entered into commercial service with Singapore Airlines flying it from Singapore to Sydney, Australia. A year later, in 2008, Emirates started operating the aeroplane.

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                          • Angelique Kerber sees off Caroline Wozniacki to win Stuttgart final in three sets

                            Germany's Angelique Kerber extended her winning streak to 11 matches with a three-sets win over Caroline Wozniacki to win Stuttgart's WTA tournament in Sunday's final. Having knocked out previous champion Maria Sharapova in the second round, Kerber recovered from losing the first set to earn a 3-6,…

                            • China maritime tensions dominate Southeast Asia summit

                              By Manuel Mogato and Praveen Menon KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Southeast Asian leaders edged closer to open criticism of China's land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea at a regional summit on Monday, as the Philippines drew the ire of Beijing which called its objections to the work…

                              • 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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                                • Three more women say Bill Cosby drugged, sexually assaulted them

                                  By Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Three more women on Thursday accused Bill Cosby of sexually abusing them decades ago, as the veteran comedian gets ready for the final show in his U.S. comedy tour. Janice Baker Kinney, Marcella Tate and Autumn Burns said at a press conference hosted by…

                                  • There's a startling difference between what men want in a wife and in a daughter

                                    "Reading the survey as a whole, the qualities that men want most in a daughter — intelligent, independent, strong, and principled — are the qualities that help women thrive in the workplace," writes Jeff Horwitt, a vice president at Hart Research Associates, in the Journal.

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                                    • Uncle of Syria's Assad in French probe over 90-million-euro fortune

                                      The uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is under investigation in France for amassing a 90-million-euro fortune, including a stud farm and luxury apartments, despite being kicked out of Syria "with nothing" 30 years ago. French investigators have provided details to AFP of their year-long…