Dubai Police adds 187mph Luxury Maserati to patrol fleet

Dubai Police has added luxury Italian automaker Maserati’s sports coupe, the GranTurismo, to its fleet of patrol cars. Major General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, received the car which is equipped with a 4.7-litre, 460-hp V8 engine and capable of speeds of up to 187mph, from UAE importer-dealer Al Tayer Motors. Al[...]

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Emirates airline cancel staff bonuses, as profits fall 69%

Dubai’s Emirates airline, which last week reported a 69 percent year-on-year decline in profit for the financial year ended March 31, 2019, will not be paying a staff bonus this year. While the carrier saw revenue increase by 6 percent to AED97.9 billion ($26.7 billion) during the financial year, profits declined 69 percent year-on-year to[...]

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Woods sued over bartender’s drunk-driving death

Tiger Woods is facing a lawsuit from the family of a bartender who worked at one of his restaurants following the staffer's death in a drunk-driving accident, multiple media outlets reported Monday. The parents of Nicholas Immesberger allege that their son, whom they allege had a "habitual problem" with alcohol, had been overserved after he[...]

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Ngige inaugurates NSITF board amid tight security

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, yesterday shrugged off protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), which recently alleged attacks on its members, to inaugurate the board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) amid tight security by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in the Presidential Villa. Rationalising the[...]

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I owe no Lagos State godfather any apologies, says el-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai says he owes no apologies to anyone regarding his last week’s advice to Lagos residents to discountenance godfathers in the state’s politics, because he knows none of them. According to the Guardian.ng, Governor El-Rufai, however, did not mention any names, but media pundits view his comment as an attack on[...]

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WhatsApp says users should update app after discovering spyware vulnerability

WhatsApp is encouraging users to update to the latest version of the app after discovering a vulnerability that allowed spyware to be injected into a user’s phone through the app’s phone call function. The spyware was developed by the Israeli cyber intelligence company NSO Group, according to the Financial Times, which first reported the vulnerability. Attackers[...]

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Jennifer Lawrence engaged to Cooke Maroney

Jennifer Lawrence is engaged to Cooke Maroney.   The celebration comes months after the "X-Men" actress announced her engagement to Maroney, a director at Gladstone 64, a gallery on Manhattan's Upper East Side, in February.   The Oscar award-winning actress, 28, wore a blush pink gown from L. Wells Bridal Sunday to celebrate her engagement.  

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Real Madrid plans to ‘officially announce £86m signing of Hazard after Europa League final’

Premiership club, Chelsea is about to lose their best star, Eden Hazard, who will be officially unveiled as a Real Madrid player after the club's Europa League final against Arsenal on May 29.   According to reports in France, Real Madrid have finalized a €100million (£86m) deal for the forward.   Now L'Equipe reports that an agreement for the 28-year-old was done[...]

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Amazon offers to pay employees $10,000 to quit their jobs

American multinational technology company, Amazon is urging some employees to quit their jobs in exchange for help starting a business delivering packages for the company.   The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime members. The company sees the new incentive as a[...]

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