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  • UN nuke agency report shows Iran probe essentially stalled

    Amid accelerated international efforts to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, the U.N. atomic agency on Friday reported that work on a key element — an assessment of allegations that Tehran worked on atomic arms — remains essentially stalled. The report from the International Atomic Energy Agency also reiterated that more cooperation is needed by Iran for full clarity on its present activities. After years of deadlock, Iran and the IAEA agreed in November 2013 on a new attempt to probe the accusations.

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  • Bill Gates just described his biggest fear — and it could kill 33 million people in less than a year

    (Inc) Bill Gates. You would think that Bill Gates, the ever-so-friendly richest man in the world, wouldn't be afraid of much.  But as he recently told Ezra Klein at Vox, he does have some major fears for humanity.  "I rate the chance of a nuclear war

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  • IS claims suicide bombing on Shiite mosque in Saudi, 4 dead

    A suicide bomber disguised as a woman blew himself up in the parking lot of a Shiite mosque during Friday prayers, killing four people in the second such attack in as many weeks claimed by the Islamic State group. The latest attack and a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque that killed 21 people last Friday appeared aimed at fanning sectarianism and destabilizing the kingdom. Both attacks took place in the oil-rich east, which has a sizable Shiite community that has long complained of discrimination.

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  • The FIFA arrests show how far Qatar has fallen in the past 5 years

    The US Department of Justice's charging documents against 14 individuals accused of bribery and racketeering in conjunction with their roles at FIFA, soccer's international governing body, barely mention Qatar. If the allegations made by DOJ prosecutors are accurate, the hosting rights for the 2010 World Cup, the 2011 FIFA presidential election, and a number of South American soccer tournaments were tainted by nearly $150 million in bribes. It's difficult to believe that Qatar's World Cup bid was any cleaner than the rest of the apparently sordid day-to-day business of FIFA.

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  • ISIS' favorite tactic for overrunning cities is brilliant, devastating, and insane

    In May, ISIS seized control of Ramadi after months of battles against the ISF, Iraqi police, and members of Sunni tribes who opposed ISIS. Altogether, the ISF had assembled a force of about 2,000 soldiers in Ramadi who were fighting against between 400 and 800 militants. Despite having many more troops, ISIS still managed to take control of the city due to their devastating and insane tactic of using waves of multiton suicide car bombs.

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  • Photo shows Chicago cops posing over black man with antlers

    A former Chicago police detective is suing to get his job back after being fired for posing in a photograph with another officer holding rifles over an unidentified black man lying on a floor and wearing deer antlers. The photograph, which is believed to have been taken between 1999 and 2003, recently was made public after detective Timothy McDermott filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court seeking to rejoin the Chicago Police Department. The photo was discovered during an FBI investigation into police wrongdoing.

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  • Shiamak Davar on choreographing Aiba in Dubai

    When it comes to dance in India, the name Shiamak Davar has high recall value. Since his breakthrough as a choreographer with the 1997 hit Bollywood film Dil To Pagal Hai, Davar has gone on to build a dance empire, now spread across the world, including centres in the UAE. Today, there are very few A-list actors in Bollywood he hasn’t worked with, and his shows have taken him on tours around the world, including projects with Hollywood films — the latest one being choreographing scenes in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, which was shot in Dubai.

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  • Dwyane Wade gave up $10 million last summer to help the Heat re-sign LeBron James, and now his contract situation is a mess

    There is a "sizable gap" between Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat in contract negotiations for a future deal, according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. While James went back to Cleveland and Chris Bosh re-signed on a max deal, Wade settled for a two-year, $31 million deal with Miami, with a $16.1 million player option this summer. As Jackson reports, the original belief was that Wade would opt into that player deal this summer so he could explore free agency in 2016 when the salary cap jumps to $88 million.

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  • PIKU, GABBAR IS BACK, TANU WEDS MANU RETURNS: Box Office hits with character names

    By Shaheen Irani, Glamsham Editorial The fad of movies being named after the characters seems to have become a hit. If one goes to see the movie releases of May, it is evident that 'Gabbar', 'Piku' and 'Tanu- Manu' have taken the Box-Office by storm. The trend started with Akshay Kumar's GABBAR IS BACK, a movie about fighting corruption that released at the beginning of the month.

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  • Wife accused of illicit chatting

    Having lots of friends on social media platforms is a norm in today’s electronic world. On Wednesday, a 25-year-old Pakistani woman was before the Misdemeanour Court in Ras Al Khaimah on charges of having illicit relationships.

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  • Biblical soap opera enjoying ungodly success in Brazil

    The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. The scene oozes with over-the-top drama that makes Brazil's prime-time soap operas as much of a national institution as soccer or Carnival. Set in ancient Egypt and loosely based on the story of Moses, "The Ten Commandments" is billed as Brazil's first biblical soap opera.

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  • New Pluto images reveal more details

    Washington, May 28 (IANS) NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, on way to meet Pluto, has taken fresh images of the mysterious planet that reveal more detail about its complex and high contrast surface. The images were taken from just under 77 million km away, using the Long-Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on New Horizons. "As New Horizons closes in on Pluto, it is transforming from a point of light to a planetary object of intense interest.

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  • Iran, N. Korea 'collaborate' on nuclear arms: Iranian opposition

    An exiled Iranian opposition group accused Tehran Thursday of a "vast collaboration" with North Korea in developing nuclear arms, alleging that experts from both countries made regular intelligence-sharing visits. "The Iranian regime continues to collaborate with North Korea on nuclear warheads and ballistic missiles," the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) said in a report citing sources close to the Iranian government. North Korean experts spent a week in the Iranian capital in April this year, the report said, staying at a site close to the country's defence ministry.

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  • Is AirAsia making the best use of its 171 aircraft?

    By Yantoultra and Ngui KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - AirAsia's rapid network expansion and huge plane orders aimed at meeting what CEO Tony Fernandes once described as "amazing" demand are in the spotlight after the carrier fell into the red for the first time since 2008. Malaysia-based AirAsia, Asia's biggest budget airline by passenger volume, posted a net loss for October-December due to a weaker ringgit and higher costs despite lower fuel prices. In one sign of AirAsia's increasingly inefficient deployment of its assets in its expansion across Southeast Asia, return on assets (ROA) has fallen over the past decade.

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  • Pakistan hangs three separatists for 1998 plane hijacking

    Pakistan on Thursday executed three Baluch separatists convicted of hijacking a plane in 1998, which they attempted to fly to India to disrupt Islamabad's first nuclear tests, officials said. The executions were carried out on the 17th anniversary of the tests, which made Pakistan the world's seventh nuclear-armed power -- a landmark event for the impoverished Muslim country of 200 million people. Two of the men, Shahsawar Baluch and Sabir Baluch were hanged in Hyderabad prison in southern Sindh province while the third, Shabir Rind, was hanged in Karachi, officials at both the prisons told AFP.

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  • The Apple Watch might be killing Michael Kors

    Michael Kors watches are ubiquitous. Michael Kors reported a 5.8% decline in same-store sales for its fourth quarter on Wednesday, including a 6.7% drop in North America. Analysts had been expecting a same-store sales increase in North America — the company's biggest market — of 3%. In a research note last fall, Barclays analysts said they were "increasingly concerned" about Fossil, which makes watches for more than a dozen brands including Michael Kors, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and Burberry.

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  • Serena escapes as women's seeds continue to fall

    By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - The pre-tournament shortlist of favourites for the French Open women's crown continued to shrink and for a while on Thursday it looked as though top seed, Serena Williams, would also vanish. Shortly after former world number one Caroline Wozniacki was knocked out by Julia Goerges, meaning the third, fifth and sixth seeds had all gone before round three, Williams, 33, faced unheralded 21-year-old German Anna-Lena Friedsam. It looked like a mismatch but 105th-ranked Friedsam gave the 19-times grand slam champion a torrid time on Court Suzanne Lenglen, taking the first set before a nervy Williams recovered to scrape into the third round 5-7 6-3 6-3.

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  • The 10 most beloved tweets by NASA astronauts in space

    (Alexander Gerst) ESA Alexander Gerst inside the Cupola observatory module. From 250 miles above Earth's surface, NASA astronauts on board the International Space Station are completely isolated from the rest of humanity. Yet, they are a continuous

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  • Under Armour has one huge advantage over Nike

    Nike dominates the world of basketball sponsorships. The Curry One shoe has already provided a major boost to the company's fledgling basketball business, Sara Germano writes at the Wall Street Journal.

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  • Apple wants to make your iPhone smart enough to anticipate your every need

    Apple is working on a new feature within iOS 9 called "Proactive" that will transform how you use your iPhone to look up information, according to a new report from 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman. In his report, Gurman describes Proactive as a new layer within iOS 9 that expands Siri's capabilities and combines them with existing Apple services like Spotlight Search, Calendar, and Passbook to make it quick and easy to surface relevant information. In many ways, Proactive sounds like Apple's answer to Google Now, the search giant's own personal assistant that can predict what Android users are looking for in addition to answering questions, making recommendations, and carrying out actions.

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