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  • A channel of southeast Russia between Sakhalin Island and the mainland. It connects the Sea of Japan on the south with the Sea of Okhotsk on the north.


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  • Ex-con James Bennett, 45, pleaded guilty Tuesday to committing a string of burglaries at high-end Manhattan hotels, grabbing a $100,000 Rolex watch, necklaces, rings, Apple iPads and designer bags belonging to Princess Arwa Al Qassimi, 25.

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  • His victim was Princess Arwa Al Qassimi, 25, whose family booked the entire 12th floor of the famously ritzy hotel overlooking Fifth Ave.

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  • And on one of the most dramatic nights of the uprising, when millions of Egyptians waited for Egypt's president to resign, Qassimi continued tweeting in a formal dress suit.

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  • Before Egypt and Tunisia, Qassimi had dabbled in journalism, writing editorials for U.S. and Gulf newspapers.

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  • One of the most popular and prolific Twitter reporters is Sultan Al Qassimi, who tweeted minute-by-minute updates of the events in Egypt and Tunisia.

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  • Qassimi, a 33-year-old businessman in Dubai, tweeted a revolution in Egypt.

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  • Qassimi wanted to tell them, so he added new followers with every live translation.

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  • Sultan Al Qassimi's live twitter page from Feb 17.

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  • Sheikh Khalid al-Qassimi (UAE) / Michael Orr (GB) Subaru Impreza 2h 24m 06s; 4.


  • When Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed al Qassimi opened this year's Sharjah World Book Fair, he was not there just as the emirate's ruler, but as an author promoting his latest oeuvre.


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