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Arab Times

Broad bowls England to series win over SAfrica – Proteas toppled from top spot

JOHANNESBURG, Jan 16, (AFP): Stuart Broad produced a sensational display of fast bowling as England swept to a series-clinching victory over South Africa on the third day of the third Test at the Wanderers Stadium on Saturday. Broad took six for 17 as South Africa were bowled out for 83 …

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Phelps wins, Sjostrom, Ledecky shine in Texas

Olympic superstar Michael Phelps won the 100m freestyle at the Pro Swim meeting in Austin, Texas, on Friday, sharing the opening day spotlight with Sarah Sjostrom and Katie Ledecky. Phelps, out of retirement and aiming to add to his record tally of 18 Olympic gold medals at the Rio Games …

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Chelsea snatch late point vs Everton – Terry goes from zero to hero 

LONDON, Jan 16, (AFP): John Terry snatched a last-gasp Chelsea equaliser eight minutes into stoppage-time to rescue a dramatic 3-3 draw against Everton at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Chelsea’s month-long unbeaten run under interim manager Guus Hiddink appeared to be at an end when Ramiro Funes Mori put Everton 3-2 …

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‘13 Hours’ streers clear of politics – Benghazi author stands by pivotal ‘stand-down’ scene

MIAMI, Jan 16, (AP): The very word “Benghazi” screams politics to most people — especially in this election year. So, is it even possible to make a movie about the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, that’s NOT political? “I know it’s possible to MAKE a film about Benghazi that’s …

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Heart-pounding action? Hollywood can now measure that – Obama sees a bit of ‘rebel’ Han Solo in himself

LOS ANGELES, Jan 16, (Agencies): Ever been told a movie is a heart-pounding thriller that’ll have you on the edge of your seat? Thanks to wearable technology, Hollywood has the tools to prove it. 20th Century Fox says that it used a wearable wristband on over 100 people in test …

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Memorial events multiply for Bowie – Rock legend dominates British charts after death

NEW YORK, Jan 16, (AFP): From an outrageously costumed parade to a bacchanalian party in heaps of glitter, memorial events to David Bowie are multiplying as fans find their own ways to mourn the rock legend. Bowie — a pioneer of glam rock at the start of a half-century career …

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Co focus on producing oil at lowest cost – Breakup of Saudi Aramco

Last week, Saudi Aramco announced that it is studying several proposals from international firms to determine the best way to privatize Aramco and sell part of it. Aramco is the largest oil producing and exporting company in the world with a current production of 10.3 million barrels and export rate …

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Modi vows to boost India’s entrepreneurs – Govt outlines big measures under Start Up India

NEW DELHI, Jan 16, (AFP): Indian entrepreneurs will receive generous tax breaks and face dramatically reduced red tape when starting and closing a business, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Saturday, as he launched a pet initiative to bolster India’s fast-growing startup scene. Speaking at a gathering of 2,000 entrepreneurs from …

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Inflation expected to average 3.3% in 2015

Inflation in consumer prices came marginally lower in November, easing from 3.2% year-on-year (y/y) in October to 3.1% y/y, as inflation in most components was either unchanged or remained steady. Core inflation (which excludes food inflation) also eased slightly, from 2.9% y/y to 2.8% during the same period. Subsequently, annual …

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Trading volume drops by 17.55% – Kuwait bourse closes in red zone

Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE) ended last week in the red zone. The Price Index closed at 5,265.94 points, down by 3.82% from the week before closing, the Weighted Index decreased by 4.48% after closing at 355.39 points, whereas the KSX-15 Index closed at 828.38 points down by 5.48%. Furthermore, last …

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