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Lots of aid for water, little to show 

“Water is such a vital entity that when it’s threatened, people feel the pinch immediately,” Nadim Farajalla, an expert in environmental hydrology said.

Regie raised tobacco prices to stop illegal gains 

The Regie raised the prices of tobacco in anticipation of the government’s decision to impose taxes on this commodity in the aim of controlling the market and protecting the state’s revenues from this sector, said Regie General Manager Nassif Seklawi.

Regie raised tobacco prices to stop illegal gains 

The Regie raised the prices of tobacco in anticipation of the government’s decision to impose taxes on this commodity in the aim of controlling the market and protecting the state’s revenues from this sector, said Regie General Manager Nassif Seklawi.

Saudi Arabia rating cut by Fitch

Saudi Arabia’s creditworthiness was cut a level by Fitch Ratings, which said low oil prices were worsening public and external finances.

No. 1 Kerber looks for Miami boost

Germany’s Angelique Kerber heads into this week’s Miami Open in the unusual position of having regained the world No. 1 ranking despite a disappointing start to the season.

Westbrook's 35th triple double powers Thunder win

NBA scoring leader Russell Westbrook unleashed his 35th triple double of the season Wednesday, powering the Oklahoma City Thunder over visiting Philadelphia 122-97 and moving closer to league history.

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry dead at 90

Chuck Berry, who duck-walked his way into the pantheon of rock 'n' roll pioneers as one of its most influential guitarists and lyricists, creating raucous anthems that defined the genre's sound and heartbeat, died on Saturday at his Missouri home. He was 90

Keller shows off French Laundry remodel

On a sunny morning in Napa Valley, America’s most celebrated chef is reflecting on his career, the culinary empire it spawned and why he just spent $10 million to upgrade his famed restaurant, the French Laundry.

Keller shows off French Laundry remodel

On a sunny morning in Napa Valley, America’s most celebrated chef is reflecting on his career, the culinary empire it spawned and why he just spent $10 million to upgrade his famed restaurant, the French Laundry.

Uber vows to change direction, become more humane

Uber is vowing to head down a new road and become a more humane company following a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontation between the ride-hailing company’s CEO and a disgruntled driver.

Tawlet’s soup kitchen, hoping to help 

Aasha el Tayeb, a new initiative cooked up by Beirut-based NGO Souk el Tayeb to offer a restaurant experience to underprivileged members of society, was inaugurated Thursday with the first of many “soup kitchen” dinner parties.

Theme parks aim to do away with the line

At Universal Orlando Resort’s new “Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon” ride, waiting in line has been replaced by lounging on couches and listening to a racy barber shop quartet sing until it’s time to enter the ride.

Revolutionary Volkswagen Golf GTI MK1 

Revolutions in the auto industry are few and far between these days, especially as we’ve grown to expect that cars will feature performance, styling and technologies that seemed the stuff of science fiction before the turn of the century.

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