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Arab Times

Chelsea fate hangs in the balance – Crunch time

LONDON, Dec 8, (AFP): Jose Mourinho faces a decisive moment in his fight to save his job as the beleaguered Chelsea manager bids to avoid a catastrophic exit from the Champions League against Porto on Wednesday. Mourinho is on the brink of being sacked by Blues owner Roman Abramovich after …

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AECK face KEA in final – TKM, TEC hope of a win spoiled

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: The first semifinal of the 18th Prof Ramachandran Memorial Tournament (RMC) conducted by College of Engineering Trivadrum Alumni Association (CETAA) and sponsored by GATE Olayan Co, Khuff GT&C and Nouri Industrial Est saw AECK meeting TKM (both former champions). Opting to bat first, AECK got off …

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Al Nabooda Racing on record trail – Schmidt, Ashkanani take ME’s top race series by storm

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: Al Nabooda Racing are on course for a record-breaking season in the Porsche GT3 Challenge Middle East after making a scintillating start to the 2015-16 campaign. The new driver combination of Jeffrey Schmidt and Zaid Ashkanani have taken the Middle East’s top race series by storm …

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Abdulrahman to play in Kuwait all-star team

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Kuwait Champions Challenge today announced Omar Abdulrahman to play in the Kuwaiti All-Star team against the Football Champions Tour team on Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in the State of Kuwait. Omar Abdulrahman will join Aboutrika in the Kuwaiti all-star team. Ronaldinho, …

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LA Critics pick ‘Spotlight’ as best film – ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ bags three honors at LAFCA

LOS ANGELES, Dec 7, (Agencies): The high-octane “Mad Max: Fury Road” might have driven off with the most awards on Sunday, but the Los Angeles Film Critics Association had another in mind for its top film of the year: “Spotlight,” the comparatively subdued drama about the Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation into …

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Early year-end kudos reveal wide-open Oscar race – ‘Unpopular Jar Jar Binks won’t appear in ‘Force’’

You want to know what a wide-open Oscar race looks like? Behold: * Best Picture: “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “Carol” and “Spotlight” * Best Director: Ridley Scott, Todd Haynes and George Miller * Best Actor: Matt Damon, Michael Keaton and Michael Fassbender * Best Actress: Brie Larson, Saoirse Ronan and …

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Kennedy Center fetes legends – Star Wars’ creator Lucas gets major US arts award

LOS ANGELES, Dec 7, (Agencies): Unveiling a variety of touches that broke from longstanding tradition, the Kennedy Center toasted five titans of the performing arts on Sunday in the 38th annual presentation of its Kennedy Center Honors. The careers of director George Lucas, actors Cecily Tyson and Rita Moreno, conductor …

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Lamar storms Grammy nominations – Swift trails with 7 nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec 7, (RTRS): California hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar led the Grammy nominations on Monday, scoring 11 nods including album of the year for “To Pimp a Butterfly.” The 28-year-old from Compton, the heart of the Los Angeles rap scene, left country-pop superstar Taylor Swift trailing with seven nominations …

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Kuwait shares decline 8.2 pts to 5,783.69 pts – HumanSoft topmost gainer

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Kuwait stocks slipped Monday finishing on a negative note. The bourse fell 8.2 points to 5,783.69 points mainly on subdued buying in select counters. Most market sector indices recorded negative changes, except the industrial sector which rose 6.17 points to close at KD 1,084.42 million. The …

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