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Dutchman Nuis wins gold in men’s 1,000 metres speed skating, secures golden double

The 28-year-old Nuis, who also won gold in the 1,500m, took a quick glance at the big screen inside the Oval as he crossed the finish line before raising his arms in celebration. The Dutch have won 18 medals at...

Tall zip-line riding attracts adventure sports enthusiasts to Dubai

A zip-line, 170 meters tall and 1000 meters long, designed by the company XDubai, enables visitors to travel at a speed of up to 80 km per hour above skyscrapers, the bay and yachts and finally landing inside a...

Gucci bewitches crowd with heads and snakes in operating theatre show

The show by the Italian fashion house - one of the most yearned for tickets during Milan's fashion week - was in a cold, sterile and claustrophobic space that replicated an operating theater. Michele's collection was rich and ornate as...

Ford U.S. chief leaves after probe into inappropriate behavior

Ford did not give any details on what that behavior entailed. His departure comes after several high-profile business leaders have quit or been fired following accusations of sexual misconduct. "We made this decision after a thorough review and careful consideration,"...

Laws have failed, say Florida survivors in push to limit gun sales

The Feb. 14 massacre, the latest in a long series of deadly U.S. school shootings, stirred the nation's long-running debate about gun rights and public safety, prompting officials from state lawmakers to U.S. President Donald Trump to consider new...

Two dead, 22 hurt from bomb blast in northeast Myanmar city Lashio

Police said an investigation was under way but would not elaborate on whether there were any suspects in the attack. Footage broadcast on Myanmar TV station DVB showed extensive damage internally and externally to a branch of Yoma Bank. Yoma Bank...

Film on 1976 plane hijacking sheds light on Israeli-Palestinian conflict – director

"7 Days in Entebbe", which premiered on Monday (February 19) at the Berlin film festival, focuses on the hostages and their hijackers - two militants from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and two from an allied...

China sees robust consumption during Spring Festival holiday

Sales in the retail and catering sectors reached 926 billion yuan (about 146 billion U.S. dollars) from Feb. 15 to 21, up 10.2 percent from last year's holiday, the ministry said in a statement. The country saw over 386 million...

Age limit for buying AR-15 assault rifle ‘on the table’: White House

"I think that's certainly something that's on the table for us to discuss and that we expect to come up over the next couple of weeks," White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said at a daily briefing when asked if...

Sauber release first F1 car with Alfa Romeo

The Swiss team has teamed up with Italian carmaker Alfa Romeo making the C37 the first car the pairing has produced. Sauber veteran Marcus Ericsson will be driving the car this year with alongside 20 year-old up and comer Charles...

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