• Warships move in key strait as airstrikes widen in Yemen

    Saudi and Egyptian warships deployed Friday to the Bab al-Mandab strait off Yemen to secure the strategic sea passage, Egyptian military officials said, as a Saudi-led coalition widened its strikes on the second day of an air campaign against Shiite rebels and their allies, aiming to pave the way…

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    • Review: Despite its star power, 'Serena' has no spark

      Despite its prestigious pedigree, "Serena," starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, is likely to be remembered as another example of the curious, inexplicable science of moviemaking. "Serena," directed by the Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier ("In a Better World"), is based on Ron Rash's 2008…

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      • Complex US-Iran ties at heart of complicated Mideast policy

        In Syria, the United States arms insurgents seeking to oust the Iran-backed government. In Lebanon, the Palestinian territories and elsewhere, Iran supports militant groups determined to end Israel's existence.

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        • Hopkins: Mayweather can beat Pacquiao by ‘controversial decision’

          Bernard Hopkins, boxing’s ageless wonder, picked Floyd Mayweather Jr. to win over Manny Pacquiao in their megafight–in one odd way. “I say Floyd wins by controversial decision,” the 50-year-old Hopkins told CBS Sports. Hopkins, one of boxing’s greatest middleweights, said Mayweather will face an…

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          • Anushka Sharma - Virat Kohli Jokes Go Viral

            As Virat Kohli has flopped tremendously in the semi final match against Australia, the twitterati have targeted his girlfriend Anushka Sharma. Anushka, who has flown down to Australia to support team India and  her beau has become the reason for ridicule

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            • Cancer experts laud Angelina Jolie's decision to remove ovaries

              Two years after a double mastectomy, actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to avoid the risk of ovarian cancer, a move cancer experts described as courageous and influential. The movie director and philanthropist, who is the wife of actor Brad Pitt and the mother of…

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              • Where Filipino expats in UAE are buying villas, flats

                For many Filipinos working in the UAE, which remit millions of dirhams to their home country every year, there is no better investment option than real estate. With property prices in the Philippines rising steadily every year, a growing number of expatriates from the Southeast Asian country are…

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                • Sonam Kapoor Miffed With Aishwarya Rai Bachchan And Katrina Kaif?

                  The gorgeous ladies of Bollywood Sonam Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Katrina Kaif who are also the brand ambassadors of a leading cosmetic brand, were invited together at an event but clearly the beauties do not share a good camaraderie. Living up to the myth of actresses can never be friends,…

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                  • The war on ISIS is getting weird in Iraq

                    The Iraqi assault has heretofore been spearheaded by Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani, the head of Iran's Quds Force, the foreign arm of the Iran Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), and most of the Iraqi forces are members of Shiite militias beholden to Tehran. The notion of the US working on the same…

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                    • Nathalia Kaur plays 'goan' woman in John Abraham's ROCKY HANDSOME

                      By Rachana Sheth, Glamsham Editorial Bollywood hottie Nathalia Kaur is gearing up for her upcoming film ROCKY HANDSOME with John Abraham and Shruti Haasan. As we probed her, she said, "I portray a very intense goan woman in ROCKY HANDSOME, who has had a very tough life. Nathalia is all praise for…

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                      • Another police officer tries luck in pageant

                        After a hunk policeman carved out a name for himself in the pageant industry, a female police officer is set to do the same. Sofia Loren Deliu, a graduate of the Philippine National Police Academy Mandilaab class of 2014, is included in the official list of candidates of Miss Philippines Earth this…

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                        • Man fleeing attacker runs into Bur Dubai bank, creates panic

                          The Dubai Police later took to its Twitter account to explain what had happened as news spread that there was an armed robbery attempt in the bank. A man fleeing an attacker who was carrying a knife ran into a bank in Bur Dubai creating panic among employees who scampered for cover thinking it was…

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                          • Putin says Russia will stand firm in standoff with West

                            President Vladimir Putin on Thursday voiced confidence that Russia will come out as a winner in its standoff with the West if it firmly stands its ground. The Russian leader accused the West of using "attempts at political isolation, economic pressure, large-scale information war and instruments of…

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                            • Steve Jobs described Apple's purpose in 2 perfect sentences when he was only 22

                              Early in the book, it's clear that Jobs became immortal because he had something in the late '70s that nobody else had: the conviction that a computer didn't have to be shared between four or five people in a lab — it could be used by just one person.

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                              • Pauleen Luna’s message to Vic Sotto’s kids, Danica and Oyo Boy

                                More than money, Luna said there were “a lot of reasons, too many to mention” for being with Sotto, one of the pillars of the long-running noontime show Eat Bulaga and one of the country’s more successful television and movie personalities.

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                                • What the US is doing in the Middle East, in 3 confusing sentences

                                  (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque )The US is caught in the web of contradictions and sectarian strife that is the Middle East yet again. American warplanes are backing an Iran-led offensive in Iraq, bombing Sunni ISIS militants who are holed up in Saddam Hussein

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                                  • Report: France jet audio shows pilot locked out of cockpit

                                    SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) -- The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was chilling in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, climbing up over the Mediterranean and turning over France. Remi Jouty, the head of France's accident investigation bureau BEA, said Wednesday…

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