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Saudi Arabia will stage more than 5,000 shows, festivals and concerts in 2018, double the number of last year, as it tries to shake off its conservative image in a drive to keep tourist dollars at home and lure in visitors.
Kristin Hannah's family drama "The Great Alone" topped the U.S. bestsellers list for a second week on Thursday. Data released by independent, online and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors across the United States was used to compile the list. Hardcover Fiction Last week 1. "The Great Alone" 1 Kristin Hannah, St. Martin's 2. "The Woman in the Window" 2 A.J. Finn (Morrow) 3. "An American Marriage" 8 Tayari Jones (Algonquin) 4. "Still Me" 4 Jojo Moyes (Viking/Dorman) 5. "Look for Me" 5 Lisa Gardner (Dutton) 6. "Night Moves" - Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine) 7. "Dark in Death" 3 J.D. Robb (St Martin's) 8. "Little Fires Everywhere" 9 Celeste Ng (Penguin Press, $27) 9. "Origin" 10 Dan Brown (Doubleday) 10. "Fall from Grace" 7 Danielle Steel (Delacorte) Hardcover Non-Fiction 1. "Fire and Fury" 2 Michael Wolff (Holt) 2. "12 Rules for Life" 1 Jordan B. Peterson (Random House Canada) 3. "Enlightenment Now" - Steven Pinker (Viking) 4. "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" - (Piggyback) 5. "Astrophysics for People in a Hurry" 11 Neil deGrasse Tyson (Norton) 6. "All-American Murder" 5 Patterson/Abramovich (Little, Brown) 7. "All the Pieces Matter" - Jonathan Abrams (Crown Archetype) 8. "Obama" 3 Pete Souza (Little, Brown) 9. "Crushing It!" 7 Gary Vaynerchuk (Harper Business) 10. "The Whole30 Fast & Easy Cookbook" 10 Melissa Hartwig (HMH) (Compiled by Jill Serjeant)
Intel Corp did not inform U.S. cyber security officials of the so-called Meltdown and Spectre chip security flaws until they leaked to the public, six months after Alphabet Inc notified the chipmaker of the problems, according to letters sent by tech companies to lawmakers on Thursday.
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The body of evangelist Billy Graham will lie in honor under the U.S. Capitol rotunda next week as Congress pays tribute to a clergyman who counseled presidents and preached the Gospel to millions worldwide, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday.
British police said on Thursday they were investigating after a package containing a mysterious substance, which media reported was addressed to Prince Harry and his U.S. fiancee Meghan Markle, was sent to a royal palace.
Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Thursday that it plans to start producing original content to be distributed on Amazon.com Inc's platform, underscoring streaming services' increasing efforts to woo Latin American audiences.
A team of engineers that worked on self-driving cars and helped invent Google Street View wants to help people guard their homes against intruders using the same style of facial recognition that unlocks smart phones.
A Yugoslav army veteran who manned anti-aircraft defenses during the NATO bombing in 1999 tossed a hand grenade into the U.S. embassy compound in Podgorica, capital of Montenegro, around midnight and then blew himself up, police said on Thursday.
Iran will withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit and major banks continue to shun the Islamic Republic, its deputy foreign minister said on Thursday.
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NEW YORK (LPC) - Details of the $13.5 billion loan and bond financing backing U.S. private equity firm Blackstone Group’s <BX.N> acquisition of a majority stake in Thomson Reuters’ Financial and Risk (F&R) unit <TRI.TO> are emerging, banking sources said on Thursday.
Ireland expects the final disputed tax bill that the European Commission ordered it to collect from Apple <AAPL.O> to be "in the ballpark" of the 13 billion euros ($16 billion) estimated, the head of the country's tax collectors said on Thursday.
The president of a Swiss foundation that conducted a $232 million online fundraiser for the embattled Tezos cryptocurrency project has stepped down, the foundation said in a statement on Thursday.
Saudi Arabia will stage more than 5,000 shows, festivals and concerts in 2018, double the number of last year, as it shakes off its conservative image in a drive to keep tourist dollars at home and lure in visitors.
Mexican broadcaster Televisa announced on Thursday that it would partner with Amazon to distribute original content on the e-commerce giant's video streaming platform. (Reporting by Julia Love Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)