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Kenyan beauty queen sentenced to death for murder

A Kenyan court has sentenced a 24-year-old beauty queen to death for murdering her boyfriend by stabbing him 25 times, drawing criticism from rights groups who called the punishment "inhumane".

EU observers praise Lebanon election 

The chief observer of the European Union Election Observation Mission to Lebanon told President Michel Aoun Monday that the mission’s assessment of the May parliamentary elections was “very positive,” according to a statement from Aoun’s office.

Bankers allay concerns on pound devaluation 

Rumors surrounding the eventual devaluation of the Lebanese pound has kept growing in the past few weeks, despite the repeated assurances by Central Bank governor Riad Salameh that the national currency is stable, and will remain stable.

Bankers allay concerns on pound devaluation 

Rumors surrounding the eventual devaluation of the Lebanese pound has kept growing in the past few weeks, despite the repeated assurances by Central Bank governor Riad Salameh that the national currency is stable, and will remain stable.

GE’s power unit faces competition in Saudi Arabia

One of General Electric Co.’s largest and most valuable customers, Saudi Arabia, is lining up competitors to bid against GE for lucrative power plant work, according to five people familiar with the situation.

Djokovic claims fourth Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic proved conclusively he remains one of the biggest beasts in men’s tennis by outplaying South African giant Kevin Anderson to claim a fourth Wimbledon title Sunday.

NBA OKs Leonard-DeRozan deal, pending physicals

San Antonio agreed to ship Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick, according to multiple reports, ending more than seven months of off-court drama for the Spurs.

F1 champ Hamilton staying with Mercedes to 2020

Four-time Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton ended months of speculation about his future Thursday by signing a new two-year deal keeping him at his Mercedes team until the end of 2020.

Critics’ Week: Cannes’ quirky side 

Every summer, since 2006, a slice of the Cannes film festival has parachuted into Metropolis Cinema in the form of a reprise of the Semaine de la Critique (Critics’ Week or SIC) program.

Critics’ Week: Cannes’ quirky side 

Every summer, since 2006, a slice of the Cannes film festival has parachuted into Metropolis Cinema in the form of a reprise of the Semaine de la Critique (Critics’ Week or SIC) program.

Bee Gee honored with knighthood

Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb received a knighthood from Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, where he was honoured for his services to music and charity.

‘Equalizer 2’: First sequel for Denzel and Fuqua

Like the Dark Knight without the gadgetry or Deadpool without the snark, The Equalizer is an avenging angel, delivering justice from the end of a steel-capped boot for those who have a problem and nowhere else to turn.

Quest to revive French influence at U.S. school

The music teachers spending the summer in the mountain air of Aspen can tell you all about that most famous instructor of them all, Nadia Boulanger, the Parisian whose roster of pupils reads like a historical list of 20th-century composers.

Quest to revive French influence at U.S. school

The music teachers spending the summer in the mountain air of Aspen can tell you all about that most famous instructor of them all, Nadia Boulanger, the Parisian whose roster of pupils reads like a historical list of 20th-century composers.

American returns to Tyre to thank Sadr sister 

During the summer of 1982, I was employed by Catholic Relief Service to serve as their director in Tyre charged with the responsibility to deliver humanitarian assistance to Lebanese and Palestinian victims of the Israeli Defense Forces invasion.

Rolls-Royce unveils hybrid flying taxi

British engine-maker Rolls-Royce revealed plans this week to develop a hybrid electric vehicle, dubbed the “flying taxi,” which takes off and lands vertically and could be airborne within five years