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  • Resentment is growing within the EU ranks

    Resentment is growing within the EU ranks
    Fringe groups in Germany have a harrowing history. But the latest one, says Hugh Bronson, has the right idea. Founded last year, the protest party Alternative for Germany has made a splash with its ominous warnings of Germany being held back by the...
  • War of 1812: British raids terrorize the James

    War of 1812: British raids terrorize the James
    Not long after British assault troops stormed past the outnumbered defenders of Hampton — leaving a trail of pillage, murder and rape in their wake — the alarm began to sound along the James River. The day after the June 25, 1813 attack, the...
  • Two new suspects arrested in British soldier's hacking death

    Two new suspects arrested in British soldier's hacking death
    LONDON -- Scotland Yard has announced the arrest of two new suspects in the case of a young soldier who was hacked to death on a London street in an apparent terrorist attack. The new suspects, a man and a woman, both 29, were arrested on suspicion of...
  • Britain's Cameron, meeting with Obama, under fire at home on EU

    Britain's Cameron, meeting with Obama, under fire at home on EU
    LONDON – As he met in Washington with President Obama on Monday, British Prime Minister David Cameron found himself on the defensive at home against members of his own party who want their country to withdraw from the 27-nation European Union as...
  • Slain businessman Neil Heywood's family seeks damages in China murder case

    BEIJING -- The survivors of a British businessman poisoned to death in the most sensational murder case in China in years have been trying to collect more than $1.6 million in civil damages, according to lawyers familiar with his case. Neil Heywood, 41,...
  • Cub Scout leader tried to reason with London attackers

    Cub Scout leader tried to reason with London attackers
    LONDON -- Minutes after a British soldier was hacked to death in an apparent terrorist attack on a London street, a former teacher and Cub Scout leader stepped off a passing bus to offer assistance at what she thought was the scene of an accident....
  • Judge sentences six extremists in British bomb plot

    Judge sentences six extremists in British bomb plot
    LONDON -- Six men from Birmingham in central England received lengthy jail sentences Monday for plotting to bomb a right-wing rally last June.  Authorities said the plot by the men, who appeared motivated by Islamic extremism, failed only because they...
  • Pope Francis criticizes indifference toward immigrants' plight

    Pope Francis criticizes indifference toward immigrants' plight
    ROME -- Against a backdrop of growing anti-immigration sentiment in Europe, Pope Francis on Monday used his first papal trip outside the Vatican to denounce the "globalization of indifference" to migrants, calling their suffering "a painful thorn in my...
  • 5 questions about Syria's chemical weapons

    Syria is believed to have a large stockpile of chemical weapons. U.S. intelligence agencies now suspect that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government has used small amounts of these chemicals against rebels fighting to unseat him, an assessment...
  • Assange could be long-term guest at Ecuadorean embassy in London

    Assange could be long-term guest at Ecuadorean embassy in London
    LONDON -- Julian Assange, the founder of the WikiLeaks website, is prepared to stay holed up inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London for as long as five years if necessary in order to avoid extradition to Sweden to face what he says are politically...
  • Britain denies using PRISM to get around domestic spying laws

    Britain denies using PRISM to get around domestic spying laws
    LONDON -- British Foreign Secretary William Hague on Monday sought to reassure Parliament that the government is not using U.S. surveillance programs to get around British law and spy on its citizens. Hague’s comments followed reports in the...
  • Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat

    Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat
    WASHINGTON -- Britain announced Friday that it will close its embassy in Yemen this weekend, a move that suggests London may believe a terrorist threat causing concern in Washington emanates from Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the group’s Yemen-...
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  • New Fillmore Silver Spring could hurt Baltimore's live music scene, promoters say

    New Fillmore Silver Spring could hurt Baltimore's live music scene, promoters say
    In Silver Spring, they've been waiting for it for a decade: a brand-new music venue smack in the middle of the arts district — a rock counterpart to the dignified AFI Silver Theatre and the brainy Discovery complex. When the Fillmore Silver...
  • Thousands brave wet Artscape

    Thousands brave wet Artscape
    Undeterred by the wet weather, thousands strolled Saturday among the art displays, the crafts tables and the Italian sausage vendors of Artscape. "I think it's great," said Jerry Fields, keeping dry under a poncho fashioned of plastic garbage bags. "It's...
  • Despite rain, Brian McKnight wins over Artscape crowd

    Despite rain, Brian McKnight wins over Artscape crowd
    She said she had a boyfriend but he didn’t come to Artscape. “Well then, I was wondering, can I be your boyfriend for the next five or six minutes,” asked the multi-platinum R&B singer Brian McKnight to the fan he plucked from the...
  • Artscape ends with weekend's biggest crowds

    Artscape ends with weekend's biggest crowds
    The city's three-day Artscape festival came to a close Sunday as the rain held off and the biggest crowds of the weekend jammed streets transformed into galleries, performance space and picnic areas. After a slower-than-usual, rainy Saturday, "All of our...
  • Artscape hits the road

    Artscape hits the road
    A juke joint, a national park and a health spa for cars — all located within about five blocks of one another. For three days beginning Friday, a stretch of North Charles Street will be transformed into what just might be the coolest stretch of...
  • Down the rabbit hole at Artscape

    Down the rabbit hole at Artscape
    It's 3:37 p.m., and 2-year-old Hattie's right leg is covered in melted SpongeBob SquarePants. She came by the cartoon-shaped ice cream less than 10 minutes before at a roving stand near the intersection of Mount Royal and Lafayette avenues. Hattie hadn't...
  • Artscape 2012 highlights

    Artscape 2012 highlights
    As cool as Artscape's Roadside Attractions corridor sounds, it's far from all Baltimore's free arts festival has to offer for 2012. Here are six more reasons not to stay home this weekend: Music, music, music R&B singer Brian McKnight headlines the...
  • Review: Fantasia keeps it simple at Artscape

    Review: Fantasia keeps it simple at Artscape
    Artscape kicked off its lineup of headlining acts with Fantasia Barrino, an R&B singer who found fame and a solid fan base on the third season of popular show “American Idol.”  Barrino kept her set-up simple; rather than trick out the stage...
  • The meaning of Artscape

    Today, it's hard to imagine Baltimore without Artscape, the city's annual outdoor festival of the arts that begins Friday. In the three decades since its founding, the great gathering in the heart of midtown's arts district has become part of the warp and...
  • Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti

    Artscape attractions include Robert Marbury, his 7-foot Yeti
    When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates. Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...
  • Sondheim Prize finalists announced

    Sondheim Prize finalists announced
    A half-dozen artists, ranging from a sculptor specializing in what he calls "tombstones for a cemetery that has turned carnival" to a photographer focusing on abandoned spaces and objects, have been announced as finalists for this year's $30,000 Janet &...
  • Porterfield, filmmaker of 'Putty Hill,' wins 2011 Sondheim Prize

    Porterfield, filmmaker of 'Putty Hill,' wins 2011 Sondheim Prize
    Matthew Porterfield, the filmmaker behind "Putty Hill" and "Hamilton," was named the winner of the sixth annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize on Saturday. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts...