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Buys stake in riding-hailing app Careem

Buys stake in riding-hailing app Careem

This is yet another big investment in ride-hailing apps for Saudi Arabia, an ultraconservative Sunni-ruled kingdom where women are not allowed to drive. Careem, which started in 2012, operates 47 cities in Turkey, Pakistan and across the Middle East and North Africa, according to the STC statement. It has a fleet of more than 90,000 drivers and more than four million users registered through its mobile app.



Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger Makes Extraordinary Claim After Manchester City Defeat

You have opportunities to win. Although his side has lost just three league games this term, they suffered big defeats against Chelsea and Leicester, which have put the Catalan under a bit of pressure from the media. Yet if they had played at Goodison Park on Wednesday, there would have been a day less to prepare for City, who leapfrog the North London team to reclaim second spot after their win.


Cavs' Chris Andersen Out for Season With Torn ACL

Cavs' Chris Andersen Out for Season With Torn ACL

Lakers forward Julius Randle (16 points, seven assists, and four rebounds) did everything he could to keep the team from losing, and he felt his teammates did the same. Days after Westbrook said he was exhausted of the talk about his streak of seven straight triple-doubles - which ended last weekend - he was at it again, pouring in 26 points with a career-high 22 assists and 11 rebounds.



Memorial for former senator and pioneering astronaut John Glenn

When he was a boy visiting Columbus, Glenn said he'd ask his parents to stop by the airport on the way home to New Concord. "John came out of the heart of the country, like you kids do, and he stole America's heart", Mr. Glenn, who served four terms in the US Senate after leaving the space program, taught at the university in the stateĀ“s capital city during the latter part of his life, at the college of public affairs which bears his name.


Severe weather warning issued as Somerset shrouded in thick fog

Severe weather warning issued as Somerset shrouded in thick fog

Thousands of passengers had their Christmas getaway plans ruined after flights and trains were delayed. It forecast that the fog will be slow to clear today. While the fog was expected to thin during Sunday, he warned it could reform west of London overnight and last into the morning disrupting rush hour flights.


67-car pileup in Baltimore as winter storm slams parts of US

67-car pileup in Baltimore as winter storm slams parts of US

Perhaps the biggest crash was in Baltimore , when a tanker carrying gasoline skidded off a highway and exploded, killing two people and causing a almost 70-vehicle pileup on Interstate 95, authorities said. It was unclear how many were due to slick roads. One person died in that accident when one of the drivers got out his vehicle and was hit by onrushing traffic.