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Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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  • Critic's notebook: Skyscrapers remain powerful symbols, post 9/11

    Critic's notebook: Skyscrapers remain powerful symbols, post 9/11
    Any skyscraper is a contradiction. The tall tower is architecture's most famous building type and also the one most clearly at odds with the profession's roots. Fundamentally, architecture is shelter, a concession that we're afraid to face the elements...
  • PASSINGS: Robert C. Pierpoint, Aron Kupperman, Begum Nusrat Bhutto

    ROBERT C. PIERPOINT CBS News correspondent covered six presidents Robert C. Pierpoint, 86, a CBS News correspondent who covered six presidents, the Korean War, the Kennedy assassination and the Iranian hostage crisis in a career that spanned more than...
  • Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist

    Eve Arnold dies at 99; pioneering photojournalist
    Eve Arnold, one of the first woman photojournalists to join the prestigious Magnum Photography Agency in the 1950s and traveled the world for her work but was best known for her candid shots of Hollywood celebrities, has died. She was 99. Arnold died...
  • PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno

    PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno
    Martin Pakledinaz Tony-winning costume designer Tony Award winner Martin Pakledinaz, 58, who was one of Broadway's most sought-after costume designers, died Sunday at his New York City home after a long battle with cancer, said Patrick Herold, his...
  • Disney to introduce Marvel characters in Middle East theme park

    Disney to introduce Marvel characters in Middle East theme park
    Disney plans to introduce the Avengers, X-Men,  Spider-Man and other Marvel characters in a theme-park setting for the first time since acquiring the comic book company in 2009. PHOTOS: Marvel characters coming to Middle East theme park The Marvel...
  • 'Mission: Impossible': A Dubai landmark aims for film history

     
    Tom Cruise did his own stunts at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai...
  • Palm Springs fest sheds light on foreign films, draws Oscar hopefuls

     
    With 40 foreign-language Oscar contenders, a 15-hour movie about the history of movies, and appearances by Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Michelle Williams, this year’s Palm Springs International Film Festival will cater to a wide spectrum of...
  • Ex-President Musharraf says he will return to Pakistan this month

     
    REPORTING FROM ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN -- Former President Pervez Musharraf said Sunday that he planned to return to Pakistan in late January to prepare to campaign for elections, but authorities said he would be arrested as soon as he arrived at the airport....
  • PGA Tour Pick-4: Pebble Beach National Pro-Am

     
    Plenty of theories have been put forth as to why Tiger Woods took the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am off his schedule a decade ago: Dicey weather, 5 1/2-hour rounds with amateurs, unpredictable putts on Pebble’s poa annua greens. Woods, for his part,...
  • California family fears for loved ones in Syria

     
    Syria: A California man with family in Syria is worrying about his relatives in the violence-torn nation. Most of his family is in Homs, which has been a flash point for the violence that has wracked Syria for nearly a year....
  • Dubai Fountain dances to Whitney Houston song [Video]

     
    Dubai uses one of the most famous songs performed by Whitney Houston, "I Will Always Love You," to choreograph displays at the Dubai Fountain, and the display has now become a sort of tribute to the late singer....
  • Nissan Will Build Juke-R for Europe

     
    When Nissan unveiled its Juke-R concept last January in Dubai, the automaker said a production version of the hand-built, performance-tuned crossover would never see the light of day. According to Nissan's official Juke Facebook page, however, the...