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Storm pounds US East Coast; 5 dead

‘Windmaggedon’ wreaks havoc in Washington   NEW YORK: At least five people were killed after a major winter storm pounded the US East Coast on Friday, with strong winds, heavy…

Neymar’s foot operation a success: Officials

BELO HORIZONTE: Surgery on the broken right foot of Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar went successfully yesterday, officials said, leaving the planet’s most expensive footballer in a race to…

Ooredoo concludes fourth annual football tourney

KUWAIT: Ooredoo Kuwait concluded the fourth edition of its annual football tournament “The Ooredoo Cup”, which was held at Hasan Abul Youth Center in Dasma. This is the fourth year…

Australia remain on top but Morkel cuts through tail

Australia reduced to 213 for nine in their second innings DURBAN: Australia were reduced to 213 for nine in their second innings after a fiery spell of fast bowling by…

Ahoure makes history with 60m win, keeps cancer-victim father in mind

Manyonga upstaged by Cuban teenager Echevarria   BIRMINGHAM: Murielle Ahoure blasted out of her blocks to lead Ivory Coast to a 1-2 after scorching to a historic gun-to-tape victory in…

Trade wars are good, says Trump

US defies global concern over steel, aluminum tariffs WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win, after his…

EU targets Harley Davidson, Levi’s in Trump trade war

IMF warns steel, aluminum tariffs will hurt economies BRUSSELS: The EU is drawing up retaliatory measures against leading US brands such as Levi’s and Harley Davidson after US President Donald…

Boursa Kuwait equities rally on renewed buying interest

Positive earnings fuel strong demand for shares KUWAIT: Boursa Kuwait ended last week in the green zone. The Price Index closed at 6,807.90 points, up by 0.76 percent from the…

Pet cloning is not just for celebrities anymore

  MIAMI: After photographer Monni Must’s 28-year-old daughter Miya committed suicide while in the midst of an abusive relationship, the grieving mother adopted Miya’s spunky black Labrador, Billy Bean. Last…

1.5 million penguins discovered on remote Antarctic islands

‘This is called the Danger Islands for a reason’ PARIS: A thriving “hotspot” of 1.5 million Adelie penguins, a species fast declining in parts of the world, has been discovered…

Sex to boost film career is ‘not rape’: Weinstein lawyer

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer said Saturday a woman having sex with a Hollywood producer to advance her career is “not rape”, in a British newspaper interview on the eve of the…

Stars wear #MeToo white ribbons at ‘French Oscars’

Stars wore white ribbons in protest at violence against women at the “French Oscars”-the Cesars-on Friday night where “120 Beats per Minute, a powerful drama about AIDS activists in the…