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  • Pregnant Tourist Who Claimed To Be Searching For One Night Stand Dad Was A Hoax

    Natalie Amyot made an impassioned plea to find the man she slept with just once at a party while in Australia and her story was soon shared by millions who wanted to help. Andy Sellar, who owns Sunny Coast Social Media, appears in the follow-up video declaring that the whole thing was his idea and that Amyot was just an actress.

    Andy Wells
  • Miley Cyrus' bare-breast flash nothing like Janet Jackson's

    NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson exposed a breast on national television a decade ago, and it sparked national outrage. Miley Cyrus' flash barely caused a shrug.

    Associated Press
  • Iran's Khamenei backs parliamentary vote on nuclear deal with powers - state TV

    By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader said on Thursday he favored a parliamentary vote on its nuclear deal reached with world powers and called for sanctions against Tehran to be lifted completely rather than suspended, state television reported. President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist whose 2013 election paved the way to a diplomatic thaw with the West, and his allies have opposed such a parliamentary vote, arguing this would create legal obligations complicating the deal's implementation. "Parliament should not be sidelined on the nuclear deal issue ... I am not saying lawmakers should ratify or reject the deal.

    Reuters
  • Mayweather Sr. calls Pacquiao a ‘liar with no skills’

    Boxing’s most lucrative fight has long been over but  Floyd Mayweather Sr. is not done throwing verbal jabs at Manny Pacquiao. Floyd Jr. won via unanimous decision over Pacquiao in what was called as the Fight of the Century but the fight proved to be a dud as Mayweather stayed on the defensive and prevented Pacquiao, who later admitted that he was nursing a shoulder injury, from executing his frenetic offense. In an interview with FightHype.com, Mayweather Sr. criticized Pacquiao’s lack of heart and insisted there was nothing wrong with the Filipino boxing champion’s shoulder.

    INQUIRER.net
  • Katy Perry DID NOT Call A Fan’s Ex-Boyfriend A: ‘D*ckless Monkey P*ssy C*nt‘

    Last night it was reported that Katy Perry had taken a fan’s phone midway through her Prismatic World Tour and seen that the fan’s ex-boyfriend had been slagging her off and saying that she couldn’t sing etc. etc. Y’see, while it’s 100% true and verified that Katy did take a fan’s phone and send a selfie to her ex-boyfriend midway through the gig, she did not write the vulgar message that appears in the screenshot.

    Stephanie Soteriou
  • New Dubai shopping mall set to attract 4m visitors in first year

    Shopping mall operator Majid Al Futtaim opened its sixth City Centre mall in the UAE on Tuesday, saying it expected the City Centre Me'aisem to attract four million visitors in its first year. Named for its location in the Me'aisem area of International Media Production Zone (IMPZ) in Dubai, Majid Al Futtaim said it has invested $75 million in the mall which features more than 50 retail outlets including the UAE's 22nd Carrefour hypermarket and the 19th Magic Planet in the Middle East. Some brands will also be making their debut in the UAE like 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, Cath Kidston and GRK Fresh Greek, a statement said.

    ArabianBusiness.com
  • Cheap oil hits level of UAE real estate deals in H1

    Real estate markets in the UAE are seeing falling transaction levels as oil prices continue to decline, according to a new report by Cluttons. With a 54 percent decline in the price of oil prices during the past 12 months, property markets in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah are beginning to suffer, the real estate consultancy said. Its annual 2015 UAE Property Report reveals that the direct correlation between hydrocarbon revenues and state spending will also put pressure on the rate of job creation in the UAE.

    ArabianBusiness.com
  • China holds massive military parade, to cut troop levels by 300,000

    By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders. China's confidence in its armed forces and growing military assertiveness, especially in the disputed South China Sea, has rattled the region and drawn criticism from Washington. Xi, speaking on a rostrum overlooking Beijing's Tiananmen Square before the parade began, said China would cut by 13 percent one of the world's biggest militaries, currently 2.3-million strong.

    Reuters
  • Avril Lavigne's Ex Deryck Whibley Is Married – See the Romantic Photos!

    Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley tied the knot with Ariana Cooper in an intimate ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday. Deryck, who was previously married to musician Avril Lavigne, exchanged vows with Ariana in front of a small gathering of 100 friends and family members at the Hotel Bel Air, according to People. The couple shared a few photos from the special day on Instagram -- posted by their wedding photographers Duke Photography and wedding guests -- and it's clear how happy the newlyweds really are. WATCH: Celebrity Summer Wedding Watch: Who's Getting Hitched? The bride looked stunning in a full-length beaded strapless gown that accented her style and beauty. What you can't see under her dress are white converse shoes. In fact, the whole wedding was reportedly a mix of traditional and punk rock. Guests were served a four-course meal and watched as the newlyweds cut the wedding cake and shared their first dance as a married couple. Deryck's punk roots were evident in the details -- such as the couple's entrance music, which was Metallica's "Enter Sandman." WATCH: 9 Celebrity Weddings We're Still Waiting For Meanwhile, Deryck's ex-wife Avril spent the weekend joining Taylor Swift onstage during the "Blank Space" singer's 1989 Tour stop in San Diego on Saturday. The pop-punk princess performed her 2002 hit "Complicated" with Taylor, and the audience loved it. Deryck and Avril were married in July 2006, but split three years later with Avril filing for divorce in October 2009. For more celebrity summer weddings on the horizon, check out the video below.

    ETonline
  • Qatar to enforce key labour reform from November

    World Cup 2022 host Qatar will begin enforcing a law that ensures migrant workers get paid on time from November, labour ministry officials said on Wednesday. The Wage Protection System (WPS) -- trumpeted by the government as a "significant" reform -- has been delayed from an initial start date of August 18 to allow companies more time to prepare for the change. It is one of a number of measures that Qatar is expected to introduce to improve labour conditions following criticism by rights campaigners about the treatment of migrant workers.

    AFP
  • Google lost one of its top employees to a startup that's like Fight Club for programmers

    Ahmed Aly, a highly sought-after software engineer who spent three years at Google working on its...

    Business Insider
  • Dubai sees world's biggest annual property price drop

    Dubai's real estate market prices have fallen by the most in the world, according to Knight Frank’s Global House Price Index for the second quarter of 2015. The index ranked Dubai's property sector 56th out of 56 markets covered around the world with an annual price slump of 12.2 percent. Knight Frank also said prices in the emirate fell by 6.4 percent in the last six months and were down by 2.8 percent in the three months to the end of June.

    ArabianBusiness.com
  • This couple quit their advertising jobs to travel the world — and now they scrub toilets for food

    Dropping everything to travel the world may sound like a far-off dream to some, but not for Stevo...

    Business Insider
  • Consistently Double Your Money Every 3.5 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • IS retakes part of Iraqi town of Baiji: Pentagon

    Islamic State fighters have regained territory in the contested city of Baiji, home to Iraq's largest oil refinery, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Fierce fighting has been taking place for months in and around Baiji, and Iraqi forces and militia fighters had in recent weeks pushed back IS fighters in the northern town. "We had seen some recent progress in recent weeks where the ISF (Iraqi Security Forces) had been able to regain some territory inside the city," he said.

    AFP
  • We just got our most extensive picture yet of ISIS' mysterious and reclusive leader

    The world knows little of the Islamic State terror group's brutal leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi...

    Business Insider
  • 9 Smart Beauty Uses Of Q-Tips That You Have Never Heard Before

    We generally think Q-tips can be used only for ear cleaning, but they are capable of doing much more than that. Yes, you read it right! these easy to use Q-tips are quite eco-friendly and can be used for a variety of other beauty purposes. So, here are some smart beauty tricks with Q-tips that you can add in your beauty routine.

    Bollywoodshaadis.com
  • KSA, Korea sign SMART nuclear reactor deal

    Saudi Arabia on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement with South Korea for building SMART nuclear reactors and developing human resources capability to run them. The agreement was signed between King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (KA-CARE) and the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), the designer of SMART (System-integrated Modular Advanced Reactor). The signing ceremony was held at the KA-CARE headquarters here in the presence of its President Dr. Hashim Yamani, KAERI President Dr. Jong Kyung Kim and several leading nuclear experts from both the countries, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

    Saudi Gazette
  • Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest

    If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim ...

    Associated Press
  • How big is Egypt's new Zohr natural gas find?

    Sept 2 (Reuters) - Egypt's Zohr natural gas field discovered by Italy's Eni is the largest found in the Mediterranean and with a potential 30 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas it eclipses Israel's Leviathan field. Its discovery, announced on Sunday, could help meet energy-starved Egypt's gas needs for decades and poses a challenge to gas projects in Israel and Cyprus. Globally, Egypt remains outside the top 10 countries in gas reserves, with Russia, Iran and Qatar holding by far the largest. ...

    Reuters Middle East
  • Serena show rolls on while Fish bows out

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Serena Williams show continued at the U.S. Open as the world number one moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam on Wednesday, while Mardy Fish took a final Flushing Meadows bow as the curtain came down on the American's career. Defending men's champion Marin Cilic and two-time winner Rafa Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic also eased into the third round with straight sets wins as the temperatures and stakes continue to rise at the year's final grand slam. Bidding to become just the fourth woman to win all four slams in the same year, no one has more riding on the Flushing Meadows fortnight than Williams, who continued her quest with an error-strewn 7-6(5) 6-3 victory over Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens.

    Reuters