Saturday, 6 March 2021

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Kim Kardashian sells 20 percent stake in beauty brand to Coty

LONDON: Kim Kardashian West has inked a deal to sell 20 percent of her make-up brand KKW Beauty to American cosmetics giant Coty for $200 million, the pair announced on Monday. The agreement values the three-year-old company at $1 billion. It will see Coty take “overall responsibility” for the brand s ...

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Joe Root to miss first West Indies Test

LONDON: England skipper Joe Root will miss next week s first Test against the West Indies, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed on Tuesday. Root will leave the training camp at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday to be with his wife Carrie, who is expecting the couple s second child later ...

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US could hit 100,000 new virus cases a day

WASHINGTON: A top US health expert warned Congress on Tuesday that new coronavirus cases could more than double to 100,000 per day if authorities and the public fail to take steps to suppress the pandemic. Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci, a leading member of President Donald Trump s coronavirus task force, ...

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Boris Johnson Says COVID-19 Has Been Disaster

LONDON: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday described the coronavirus pandemic as a disaster and absolute nightmare for the UK and pledged to unleash a renewal akin to the rebuilding strategy deployed by former US President Franklin D Roosevelt in the wake of the Great Depression of 1929. In ...

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Jack Leach focused on West Indies series

LONDON: Jack Leach wants to reclaim his role as England’s first-choice spinner in Tests as he returns from illness-enforced break. Jack Leach is aware of the competition for places in the England Test squad as he works his way back into the setup following the bout of sepsis that kept ...

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Microsoft to close all physical stores around the world

LONDON: Microsoft said it is permanently closing nearly all of its physical stores around the world. Like other retailers, the software and computing giant had to temporarily close all of its stores in late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to its website, Microsoft has 72 stores in the ...

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Virdi hopes to follow fellow Sikh Panesar into England team

LONDON: Amar Virdi wants to follow the example of fellow Sikh spinner Monty Panesar by establishing himself in the England Test side. Virdi, an uncapped 21-year-old Surrey off-break bowler, has been called into England s 30-man training camp ahead of next month s three Test campaign at home to the West Indies ...

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GOOGLE WILL PAY PUBLISHERS FOR NEWS CONTENT

SAN FRANCISCO: Google will pay partnered media publishers in three countries and offer some users free access to paywalled news sites, the tech giant said. The announcement comes after legal battles in France and Australia over Google’s refusal to pay news organizations for content. In a blog post the firm ...

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6 injured in Glasgow stabbing, suspect killed

GLASGOW: Scottish police said officers shot dead a man after a suspected stabbing attack at a Glasgow hotel housing asylum seekers that left six others injured, including one of their colleagues. Police Scotland said that the incident at the Park Inn hotel in the city’s centre was not being treated ...

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