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  • You have to see this: surprising audition on 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    I'd seen this posted in a few places, but always when I was without headphones. But just now I finally got a chance to check out this audition video from Britain's Got Talent. You know how it is: Frumpy lady......
  • Susan Boyle advances to next round in 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    Not so surprisingly, Susan Boyle won the first semifinal round of Britain's Got Talent. EW.com has a more detailed recap, but here's a video of her performance of 'Memory' from Cats: ......
  • Susan Boyle finishes in second on 'Britain's Got Talent'

     
    Who would have thought? Susan Boyle, who garnered worldwide fame after her tryout on Britain's Got Talent, came in second place in the talent show's finale. The Associated Press has a little bit more -- and a great lead: 'She dreamed a......
  • U.S. faces growing Mideast quandary

    WASHINGTON - The deadly truck bombing at the United Nations compound in Baghdad two days ago underscores the continued U.S. inability to pacify Iraq and appears to push President Bush's goal of a transformed Middle East further into the future. Far...
  • British police try to trace bus suspect's last 81 minutes

    LONDON -- Police in Scotland Yard released a photograph yesterday of a man with a large backpack walking through a suburban train station July 7, saying they believe it shows him carrying a bomb that he later detonated on one of London's double-decker...
  • For two long minutes, London quietly remembers

    LONDON - Silence is not easy to come by in London, ever, especially on the streets at noon in the capital's center, where the sounds of buses and taxis and people and life thump 24 hours a day, every day, like a vibrant heart. Silence, though, cloaked...
  • Lloyds not off hook yet after $370 million Libor fines

    LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group could face further punishment after agreeing to pay fines totaling $370 million for its part in a global interest rate rigging scandal and for attempting to manipulate fees for a government lending scheme to help...
  • British bank Lloyds to pay $370 million to settle Libor probes

    British bank Lloyds to pay $370 million to settle Libor probes
    Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay nearly $370 million to American and British authorities, settling allegations the British bank manipulated a key interest rate. The penalties, announced Monday, are the latest extracted from major lenders for...
  • EU leaders, Obama agree Russia must face further sanctions

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain, Italy, France, Germany and the United States agreed that Russia should face further sanctions over its role in the Ukraine crisis, the British government said in a statement on Monday following a phone call between the...
  • Area residents receive degrees

    ALBANY LAW SCHOOL, Albany, N.Y., held graduation ceremonies May 16. Area graduates are: Carly Krall, Perkasie, J.D. ALBRIGHT COLLEGE, Reading, held graduation ceremonies May 25. Area graduates are: Allison Amershek, Mahanoy City, bachelor of science...
  • Britain cuts EU migrants' access to welfare payments

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday set out new welfare rules to cut access to social security payments for migrants from the European Union, the latest in a string of British measures aimed at addressing voter concern...
  • West agrees wider Russia sanctions as Kiev says forces near crash site

    KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. and European leaders agreed on Monday to impose wider sanctions on Russia's financial, defense and energy sectors as Ukraine said its forces advanced toward the crash site of Malaysian flight MH17. The new sanctions,...