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A Quiet Place, Star Trek sequels announced

  • LAS VEGAS: Paramount Pictures said Wednesday hit horror movie “A Quiet Place” was getting a sequel and ended mounting speculation over its lucrative “Star Trek” franchise by confirming two new movies. Chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos opened the studio’s segment at the annual CinemaCon film indu...
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A shot in the arm … but whose?

  • The coronavirus has infected over 66 million people and killed more than 1.5 million worldwide, and these are only the reported cases. There are many more unreported in the developed world and especially in developing countries, which have inadequate diagnostics infrastructure. The past few w...
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A tiny window of opportunity in Syria

  • Often, reading about the two Great Wars of the last century and the staggering scale of casualties, one wonders how could the world have allowed human slaughter at such epic scale to go on for so long? The combined toll of the two world wars exceeded a horrific hundred million. Millions more died...
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A top-notch hospital in Doha is busy: Only falcons allowed

  • DOHA: At first glance, the Souq Waqif clinic in the historic center of Doha, the capital of Qatar, could be any other state-of-the-art hospital. Nurses in blue scrubs move briskly through the bright wards, conducting rounds. Radiology and operating rooms whir with the beeps and blinks of...
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A waterway lifeline for US-backed Syria force fighting Daesh

  • LAKE ASSAD, Syria: As US-backed fighters advance on Daesh’s de facto Syrian stronghold Raqqa, a waterway “corridor” has become a key supply line, and an escape route for displaced civilians.An AFP team accompanied fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-Arab alliance that is...
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A year Pakistan would rather forget

  • It has not been the best of times for Pakistan as it lurched from one crisis to another in 2017, and it faces an uncertain political future. The political crisis stemming from the Panama Papers scandal, with the judicial removal from office of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his trial on...
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A-Rod hits No. 659, Yanks beat Mets 6-4 to win Subway Series

  • NEW YORK: Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list as the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the suddenly sloppy New York Mets in a 6-4 victory Sunday.After falling behind early, the Yankees scored...
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A-Rod struggles as Rays beat Yankees in 13th inning

  • NEW YORK: Tampa Bay’s James Loney hit a go-ahead infield single in the 13th inning to give the Rays a 3-2 win at the New York Yankees on Wednesday, closing the gap between the American League East rivals to one game.The Yankees’ city rivals, the New York Mets, also lost as Ichiro Suzuki turned...
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Abayas only: NY show spotlights rise of modest fashion

  • NEW YORK: Indonesian designer Vivi Zubedi made her New York solo runway show debut on Sunday, wowing the crowd with her abaya-only collection as she hopes to capitalize on the growing market for modest, Muslim fashions.In September, she showcased her signature look in a joint show shared with...
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Abbas prioritizes American ties over Palestinian unity

  • Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas holds a map while speaking during a Security Council meeting at the U.N., New York, U.S., Feb. 11, 2020. (Reuters) No one seemed as excited about the election of Joe Biden as the next president of the US as Palestinian Authority (PA) President ...
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