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LinkedIn falls hard on weak forecast

LinkedIn shares plunged more than 40 percent on Friday after a weak outlook from the career-focused social network fueled fears of a slowdown.

Byblos, Louaize grab rare wins 

Byblos maintained their recent revival and grabbed their second successive win against Champville 87-81 Thursday in round eight of the Lebanese basketball league.

Noren heads Dubai, McIlroy and Els lurk

Rory McIlroy and Ernie Els, the two most successful players in the history of the Dubai Desert Classic, made good starts once again, but Sweden’s Alex Noren took the lead after the opening round Thursday.

Magnussen returns with Renault F1 team

Renault announced the Formula One comeback of Danish driver Kevin Magnussen at the launch Wednesday of a new-look team that will put the French carmaker back on the starting grid as a constructor.

David Bowie wanted ashes scattered in Bali

Rock legend David Bowie wanted his ashes scattered in Bali "in accordance with the Buddhist rituals," and he left most of his estate to his two children and his widow, the supermodel Iman, according to his will filed Friday in Manhattan

Makeup off the runways 

Fashionista Hadia Sinno took the style world by storm with a unique combination of expertise and avant-garde style, rising to become one of the most preeminent voices on all things fashion.

Mitsubishi Lancer refuses to call it quits 

As the car industry grows more sophisticated and automobiles increasingly come packed with options that used to astonish us just a few years ago, we as consumers are becoming less and less tolerant of anything that feels remotely old-school.