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’Raging Bull’ boxer Jake LaMotta dead at 95

  • NEW YORK: Jake LaMotta, the legendary former world middleweight boxing champion whose wild life and times inspired the Oscar-winning movie “Raging Bull,” has died at age 95, his family announced Wednesday.LaMotta, an iconic figure from boxing’s 1950s golden age best known for a brutal six-fight...
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’Lazarus comets’ explain Solar System mystery

  • PARIS: Astronomers on Friday said a vast cemetery of comets lies in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, some revived by a nudge from the Sun after millions of years of dormancy, a finding that would overturn conventional thinking about these wanderers of the Solar System.“We found a...
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’Excess’ car pollution killed 38,000 in 2015: study

  • PARIS: “Excess” diesel truck and car emissions claimed about 38,000 lives worldwide in 2015, said a study Monday that sought to quantify deaths due to pollution that carmakers sought to hide. Four-fifths of these additional premature deaths due to nitrogen oxide (NOx) pollution occurred in thr...
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‘Zuckerberg of the desert’: Pakistani computer geek connects Thar to global online market

  • MITHI, Sindh: The Thar Desert in Pakistan, which mostly remains in the news due to extreme human suffering caused by droughts, poverty and unemployment, may come to be the next hub of information technology in the country due to an inspiring young man who has connected its population to the glo...
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‘You cannot do that, you are a woman’ — Time to shatter the myth once and for all

  • Students pose with their faces painted on the occasion of International Women's Day. (AFP) At some point in our lives, most of us have heard the words “you cannot do that” or “you are not capable of doing that job” or “you lack the talent for that.” Women undoubtedly hear such dism...
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‘Wonderful day’ for Marianne Vos as she wins Stage 2 of women’s Tour de France

  • PROVINS, France: Dutch rider Marianne Vos took over the yellow jersey in the women’s Tour de France with victory in a three-way sprint to win the second stage from Meaux to Provins on Monday. Team Jumbo-Visma’s Vos edged out Silvia Persico and Katarzyna Niewiadoma to claim the jersey from com...
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‘Walking’ shark discovered in Indonesia

  • JAKARTA: A new species of shark that “walks” along the seabed using its fins as tiny legs has been discovered in eastern Indonesia, an environmental group said Friday.The brown and white bamboo shark pushes itself along the ocean floor as it forages for small fish and crustaceans at night, said...
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‘Un(Masked)’: Group exhibition in Dubai unites Lebanese creatives

  • DUBAI: Inside a warehouse in Alserkal Avenue, Dubai’s lauded cultural district in the city’s industrial Al-Quoz area, an array of limited edition design pieces and carpets come together in unison. From Egyptian alabaster objects and stools to specially crafted carpets featuring a multitude of p...
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‘Ugly moral questions will hang over the stadium’

  • World football champion Lionel Messi has found himself in the middle of a big Middle East mess this week after his Argentinian team was invited to play in a World Cup warm-up match at Teddy Kollek Stadium in West Jerusalem on Saturday. Since he was a young child in Argentina, all Messi wanted...
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‘Transformers’ sequel leads Razzies list

  • LOS ANGELES: “Transformers: Age of Extinction” is rolling out with the most nominations at this year’s Golden Raspberry Awards.The action sequel starring Mark Wahlberg alongside morphing robots led all films Tuesday with seven nominations, including worst picture, worst sequel, worst screenplay...
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