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Trump properties face global terror risk

Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump’s name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence.

Trump properties face global terror risk

Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump’s name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence.

Glad to see Obama go, Gulf Arabs expect Trump to counter Iran

Gulf Arab states are quietly applauding the arrival in the White House of a hawkish leader opposed to their adversary Iran, even if they suspect Donald Trump’s short temper and abrasive tweets may at times heighten tensions in the combustible Middle East.

Aiming for 24/7 water in Beirut 

A delegation led by the World Bank visited an ongoing system of tunnels and pipes being drilled to transport fresh water from the Awali River in south Lebanon to Beirut as part of a project the organization is funding.

Iraqi Kurdistan pays oil company dues

The government of Iraqi Kurdistan paid international oil companies for the first time in seven weeks, as rising crude prices gave the region’s coffers a much-needed boost.

Samsung says batteries caused Note 7 fires

Samsung Electronics says flaws in the design and production of batteries used in its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, not its hardware or software, made it prone to catch fire.

Federer ready to restore order against Zverev

Seeing world No. 50 Mischa Zverev and wildcard Denis Istomin upset the top two players in the world at Melbourne Park shows more players believe they can take shake up the established order and that can only be good for tennis, Roger Federer said.

Morris powers Pistons, Spurs slip past Cavs in OT

Kawhi Leonard finished off a dunk in the final seconds of overtime, capping a career high 41-point performance as the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-115 Saturday. “I am in a groove,” Leonard said.

Falcons, Patriots to clash in Super Bowl

Tom Brady led the New England Patriots into the seventh Super Bowl of his career Sunday with a clinical 36-17 defeat of the Pittsburgh Steelers after the Atlanta Falcons routed the Green Bay Packers to reach the NFL showpiece.

The Al Bustan Festival stays apolitical 

This year’s Al Bustan Festival, Beit Mery’s annual showcase of classical and romantic-flavored Western music, looks to the past and it does so in terms which appear unexpectedly political.

The Al Bustan Festival stays apolitical 

This year’s Al Bustan Festival, Beit Mery’s annual showcase of classical and romantic-flavored Western music, looks to the past and it does so in terms which appear unexpectedly political.

Willie Nelson wants Loretta Lynn to try pot again

Willie Nelson wants his friend Loretta Lynn, who recently revealed that she tried marijuana for the first time at the age of 84 for her glaucoma but didn’t like it, to give pot a second chance.

Styles mix with stars to cap Paris menswear

Male and female styles mixed with U.S. television and music stars at Paris Fashion Week Sunday for the final installment of fall-winter menswear shows as the City of Light prepares to notch up a gear for Monday’s couture week.

Styles mix with stars to cap Paris menswear

Male and female styles mixed with U.S. television and music stars at Paris Fashion Week Sunday for the final installment of fall-winter menswear shows as the City of Light prepares to notch up a gear for Monday’s couture week.

U.K. cancer warning on overcooked fries

Potatoes and bread cooked at high temperatures for a long time could increase the risk of cancer in people who eat them regularly, British government scientists said Monday.

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