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Ali Alghanim & Sons becomes exclusive distributor for Sumitomo tires in Kuwait

After amicable business transfer from Al-Buhaira company KUWAIT CITY, June 12: Ali Alghanim & Sons Automotive Company, the exclusive importer of Land Rover, BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and McLaren vehicles in Kuwait, announced Monday that it has signed an exclusive distributorship agreement with Sumitomo Rubber Middle East and became the official …

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World stocks, dollar steady after US-North Korea summit

Oil eases; gold locked below $1,300 as mkt braces for Fed meeting NEW YORK, June 12, (Agencies): World stock markets were little changed on Tuesday while the US dollar fell slightly against an index of major currencies, as investors brushed aside a long-awaited US-North Korea summit aimed at denuclearizing the …

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Oil prices stall as hedge funds take profits

John Kemp is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own. — Editor By John Kemp Investors continue to reduce their bullish position in crude oil futures and options, after a blistering rally over the last year, but now the profit-taking has spread to refined fuels such as …

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Teaching kids how to think

Are you smarter than a 4th grader? The number of protons and electrons are the same? Different? Found in the atomic number? DNA stands for what? Who developed the concept of ‘zero’? Why do today’s dish soap work so well against greasy dishes? Almost 1,000 4th and 5th grade students …

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Body profiteers and ‘El-Sayed Al-Morr’

‘I lived believing that the sick is not merely about the description of the doctor, but of the human. Treatment is not about remembering the prescription, but to understand the pain being shared by the sick and the ears that you give. Practice sincere empathy and compassion which are lost in …

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Lighthouse vs ‘dark forces’

Change coming … slowly. My colleague Abdullah Ghazi Al-Mudhaf wrote: ‘Art has amazing control. It solely has the right to tamper with your old memories, explore them, and search between the wrinkles and ring the bells of happy and sad times, and sometimes make you laugh or cry. ‘It is …

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Family fun in sprightly ‘Incredibles 2’

Bird’s sequel set to break more records for Disney  ‘The Incredibles’ writer/director Brad Bird has said that his characters’ powers are all born of stereotypes. Dad is strong, mom is stretched in a million directions, teenage girls put up shields, little boys are full of boundless energy and babies are …

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150 yrs on, ‘Little Women’ resonates

DC unveils special exhibits as ‘Hamilton’ comes to town CONCORD, Mass, June 12, (AP): A century and a half before the #MeToo movement gave women a bold, new collective voice, Louisa May Alcott was lending them her own. Society had far different expectations of women in 1867, when publisher Thomas …

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‘Hereditary’ preys on fears with no remedy

‘Happy ending?’ Heralded by some as the scariest movie ever made, Ari Aster’s “Hereditary” opened last weekend, taking in $13 million domestically on a reported budget of $10 million. It also sparked a lot of questions, ones that have been lingering since the film premiered at this year’s Sundance Film …

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Kuwait’s real estate sales strong in Q1

Sales driven by higher volumes and rise in average deal size; home and land prices continue to ease KUWAIT CITY, June 11: The first quarter of 2018 saw a pick-up in real estate activity, driven in particular by strong sales in March. Sales reached KD 767 million in 1Q18, 45% …

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