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Rai wishes Bassil luck in bid to break Cabinet deadlock 

Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rai expressed his hope Sunday that caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil would break the deadlock over the issue of representation for Hezbollah-backed independent Sunni lawmakers in a new government.

Rai wishes Bassil luck in bid to break Cabinet deadlock 

Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rai expressed his hope Sunday that caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil would break the deadlock over the issue of representation for Hezbollah-backed independent Sunni lawmakers in a new government.

Deposits up by 4 pct this year: Salameh 

Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh said Thursday that Lebanese commercial banks have succeeded in maintaining the inflow of foreign currency deposits with the support of BDL, which helped preserve an acceptable level of economic activity in the country.

Deposits up by 4 pct this year: Salameh 

Central Bank Gov. Riad Salameh said Thursday that Lebanese commercial banks have succeeded in maintaining the inflow of foreign currency deposits with the support of BDL, which helped preserve an acceptable level of economic activity in the country.

Four arrested in Iran sugar protests

Four people were arrested in southwestern Iran Sunday as locals joined striking sugar workers in mounting protests over unpaid wages and alleged criminal activity by managers, the official IRNA news agency said.

Rockets thrash ‘banged up’ Warriors

The Houston Rockets humbled the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors 107-86 Thursday in a rematch of last season’s Western Conference finals.

Promoter: Mayweather will compete at MMA event

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather’s proposed fight against Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa will definitely go ahead on New Year’s Eve, according to the CEO of the promotional company organizing the mixed martial arts prime event. After announcing he would take on Nasukawa at the next Rizin Fighting Federation event in Saitama at a news conference in Tokyo this month, the American reneged on his commitment to the contest upon his return to the United States.

Hamilton: Team energy will power Mercedes on

Lewis Hamilton has told his Mercedes Formula One teammates they are all “legends” after completing a fifth successive constructor and driver title double in Brazil Sunday and pledged to help make them the sport’s most successful team ever.

Marvel’s Stan Lee, creator of Spider-Man, dies

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday.

Fashion giant Kenzo lifts veil on colorful legacy

Kenzo Takada, the Japanese designer who retired at the height of his career nearly 20 years ago, wants to show the world how he came up with the pathbreaking designs that helped catapult a wave of Japanese creators onto the Paris stage. After years of taking time for himself, “I again needed to do something, to work,” he told AFP. “I am very happy, but at times I feel nostalgic.”

Fashion giant Kenzo lifts veil on colorful legacy

Kenzo Takada, the Japanese designer who retired at the height of his career nearly 20 years ago, wants to show the world how he came up with the pathbreaking designs that helped catapult a wave of Japanese creators onto the Paris stage. After years of taking time for himself, “I again needed to do something, to work,” he told AFP. “I am very happy, but at times I feel nostalgic.”

Edgley becomes first man to swim around Britain

Adventurer Ross Edgley became the first man to swim around the coast of mainland Britain as he completed a 2,865 kilometer-trip to make a triumphant return to dry land in Margate Sunday. The 33-year-old, from Grantham, Lincolnshire, had left the Kent town on June 1, swimming in a clockwise direction. He had not set foot on land once and slept in a support boat.

S. Africans make bricks from human urine

South African researchers say they have made bricks using human urine in a natural process involving colonies of bacteria, which could one day help reduce global warming emissions by finding a productive use for the ultimate waste product.