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Saturday , November 17 2018

Arab Times

Ashley-Cooper’s hat-trick sends Australia into final – Pumas hopes end

LONDON, Oct 25, (RTRS): Winger Adam Ashley Cooper’s hat-trick of tries sent Australia into a first World Cup final since 2003 after a 29-15 victory over Argentina on Sunday secured a showdown with holders New Zealand at Twickenham next weekend. The Wallabies were superior at the breakdown with David Pocock …

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Manchester City return to top after dull derby draw – Kane hat trick as Tottenham rout Bournemouth 5-1

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Oct 25, (Agencies): Manchester United and Manchester City shared the spoils after a forgettable 170th Manchester derby that yielded only two shots on target finished 0-0 at Old Trafford on Sunday. The point was enough to return City to the Premier League summit on goal difference above …

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Big-scoring S. Africa thrash India to win ODI series – De Kock, Du Plessis and De Villiers hit centuries

MUMBAI, Oct 25, (AFP): Quinton de Kock, Faf du Plessis and AB de Villiers all hit centuries as South Africa thrashed India by 214 wins on Sunday to clinch the five-match one-day international series. The Proteas batted first at a sweltering Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and made an awesome 438-4, …

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‘Dimension’ packs memorable scares – ‘Paranormal Activity’ franchise closes with screams

LOS ANGELES, Oct 24, (RTRS): So this is the way a franchise ends. The sixth and allegedly final installment of the massively money-minting found-footage horror series, “Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension” offers little more than a distant, whimpering echo of a film property that once made such a bang. Distinguished …

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‘Difret’ puts spotlight on Ethiopia child bride abductions – New Jolie film depicts terrifying ordeal of woman

LONDON, Oct 24, (RTRS): An Ethiopian woman whose terrifying ordeal of kidnap and rape at the hands of her would-be husband inspired Angelina Jolie’s new film Difret says she hopes her story will help end the tradition of child bride abductions. Difret, released in the United States on Friday, tells …

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Adele releases first single ‘Hello’ – Mullins at his best on ‘My Stupid Heart’

LONDON, Oct 24, (Agencies): British singer Adele on Friday released a melancholic ballad from her hotly-anticipated new album due out on November 20, breaking a four-year wait for millions of fans after her best-selling “21”. “Hello” is about a love story gone wrong and features the same powerful voice and …

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Lawson holds on to top spot on UK chart

LONDON, Oct 24, (RTRS): British singer Jamie Lawson’s new self-titled album went straight into Number 1 on the British album chart, the Official Charts Company said on Friday, while DJ KDA held off British pop group One Direction to top the singles chart. Lawson’s album “Jamie Lawson” finished with almost …

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Cooper ‘gets’ real in ‘Burnt’ – Cuts & burns

LOS ANGELES, Oct 24, (AP): Bradley Cooper wasn’t a novice to the kitchen when he decided to take on the role of the fictional Michelin star chef Adam Jones in “Burnt”. He grew up in a food loving home near Philadelphia — some of his favorite memories are of his …

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Facebook hits all-time high amid tech euphoria

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 24, (AFP): Facebook shares lifted Friday to an all-time high, crossing $100 for the first time, during a rally in the technology sector on Wall Street. Shares in Facebook rallied 2.5 percent to close at a record $102.19, to give the world’s biggest social network a market …

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ALAFCO records KD 16 mln net profit – Shareholders’ equity up 11% and EPS clocks 19.6 fils 

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 24: The Vice Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Alafco Aviation Lease And Finance Company (ALAFCO), Ahmad A. Alzabin, announced that the company earned a net profit of KD 16 million for the fiscal year ended Sept 30, 2015. This translates into Earnings Per …

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