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Smoker arrested after yelling death threats on plane

Related Articles SACRAMENTO: Officials say a woman caught trying to smoke on a Southwest flight has been arrested after shouting she was going to kill everyone on the plane.Sacramento County sheriff’s spokesman Shaun Hampton said Monday that 24-year-old Valerie Curbelo ...

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Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017: ‘Feminism’

Related Articles NEW YORK: This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster’s word of the year for 2017 is “feminism.”Yes, it’s been a big year or two or 100 for the word. In 2017, lookups for feminism increased ...

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Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

Related Articles WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars.“This time we will not only plant our flag ...

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Case filed against Indian man for ‘molesting’ Bollywood actress

Related Articles MUMBAI: Indian police have filed a sexual assault case against an airline passenger after a 17-year-old Bollywood actress said the male passenger had molested her during a late New Delhi-Mumbai flight, police said on Monday.Zaira Wasim was seen ...

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Khaleeji music icon Abu Bakr Salem dead at 78

Khaleeji music icon Abu Bakr Salem dead at 78

Related Articles JEDDAH: Veteran Saudi singer and a pioneer of Khaleeji music, Abu Bakr Salem died on Sunday aged 78 after a prolonged battle with a disease. He was last seen during the Saudi National Day celebrations in September but ...

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Dubai’s first ever ‘Modest Fashion Week’ draws to a close

DUBAI: Following its iconic opening show starring international hijab supermodel Halima Aden, to a talk on the evolution of the abaya from Sheikha Hend Faisal Al-Qassemi, the first Dubai Modest Fashion Week (DMFW) drew to an impressive close this week.The ...

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List of nominees for 75th Golden Globe Awards

Related Articles BEVERLY HILLS, Calif: Nominees for the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Monday in Beverly Hills, California, by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association:MOTION PICTURE— Picture, Drama: “Call Me By Your Name,” “Dunkirk,” “The Post,” The Shape of Water” ...

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Bangladesh’s 10 Minute School wins another award

Related Articles DHAKA: The 10 Minute School and its founder Ayman Sadiq on Sunday won the best e-learning award from the Asia Pacific ICT Alliance (APICTA).The competition is organized annually in a bid to boost regional cooperation in information and ...

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Cold turkey at Vietnam’s compulsory drug rehab centers

HAIPHONG, Vietnam: During four years of compulsory rehab in Vietnam, Trung spent his drug-free days gluing together false eyelashes as part of what authorities billed as valuable ‘work therapy’ for his heroin addiction.But critics say the work of Trung and ...

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Will misconduct scandals make men wary of women at work?

Related Articles NEW YORK: Some women, and men, worry the same climate that’s emboldening women to speak up about sexual misconduct could backfire by making some men wary of female colleagues.Forget private meetings and get-to-know-you dinners. Beware of banter. Think ...

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