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Tuesday , November 20 2018

Arab Times

‘Real’ Carrie on ‘Cry Pretty’

Singer lets her guard down Carrie Underwood, “Cry Pretty” (Capitol Records Nashville) For the first time in her career, Carrie Underwood took over co-producing duties on her new album, “Cry Pretty”, and co-wrote nine of the 13 tracks. But does it make the collection more personal? Underwood’s career under the …

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India rout Pakistan by eight wickets

Both qualify DUBAI, Sept 19, (AFP): India crushed Pakistan by eight wickets in their long-awaited Asia Cup match which failed to live up to its hype in Dubai on Wednesday. Pace spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar (3-15) and part time off-spinner Kedar Jadhav (3-23) sent Pakistan, who won the toss and batted, …

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Firmino hands Liverpool flying start

Atletico undo Monaco as Dortmund pip Brugge LIVERPOOL, Sept 19, (Agencies): Liverpool left it late but showed Paris Saint-Germain have plenty of work to do if they are to challenge for a first-ever Champions League title as Roberto Firmino struck a stoppage time winner in a 3-2 victory at Anfield. …

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Russia’s reinstatement after doping scandal goes to a vote

Anti-doping exec, whistleblower among many to lead the opposition MOSCOW, Sept 19, (AP): Should Russia be reinstated without publicly admitting wrongdoing for its state-sponsored doping scheme? That question has caused ferocious infighting at the World Anti-Doping Agency, the watchdog body tasked with stopping any repeat of the widespread drug use …

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‘Advancing, advancing until Jerusalem’ Iran’s historical lie

THE Mullah regime adopted the slogan, “Advancing, advancing until Jerusalem,” 39 years ago. Since then, we have not seen any of them crawling or walking towards Jerusalem. In fact, we discovered that those advancing, or rather, marching are the Persian invasion locusts which wiped out every one in the entire …

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It took them 150 days to approve 150 pages

Inevitably, there is something wrong either in my thinking or in the thinking of those who believe that they have the confidence and knowledge, and above all the right to decide on my behalf and for millions of Kuwaitis, what we should read and hear through official and non-official media, …

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‘GoT’, ‘Maisel’ triumph at Emmys

Foy and Rhys win top drama acting award LOS ANGELES, Sept 18, (Agencies): Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs Maisel” became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO’s “Game of Thrones” recaptured the best drama series award Monday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically …

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At Toronto Film Festival, ‘popular’ was a relative term

‘Green Book’ wins people’s choice award For a festival that can be a hotbed of Oscar-predicting hysteria, the scuttling of the “best popular movie” category by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences barely registered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Most were too in the thrall of the …

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Stars at Emmys turn politics into fashion

Ross leads pink parade LOS ANGELES, Sept 18, (AP): Stars vamping on the arrivals carpet before the 70th Emmy Awards on Monday talked about politics and turned them into fashion statements. Jenifer Lewis of “black-ish” wore a sweatshirt adorned with a metal-studded Nike “swoosh,” pushing back against criticism of the …

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Afghanistan knock Sri Lanka out of Asia Cup

Lanka slammed after exit ABU DHABI, Sept 18, (AFP): Afghanistan continued their rise in international cricket with an upset 91-run win over Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi on Monday, knocking the former champions out of the Asia Cup. Sri Lanka needed to win the Group B match to stay in …

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