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  • French firm EDF charts future in Maryland

    The deal that rescued Constellation Energy Group Inc. yesterday from extinction, ensuring for now a Baltimore future for one of the city's major corporate headquarters, will also lead to the arrival of a new corporation in Maryland with plans to foster an...
  • 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......
  • Seven foreigners detained in Britain for deportation

    LONDON - British authorities detained seven foreigners yesterday for deportation as threats to national security, and the government backed a police proposal to hold militant suspects for up to three months without charge. Civil rights activists...
  • Ill feeling abroad about Bush policies tips over into anti-Americanism

    WASHINGTON - The worldwide spotlight on the abuse and torture of Iraqi prisoners has undercut America's moral authority abroad, particularly in the Arab world, compounding the damage to the country's reputation caused by the invasion of Iraq and a...
  • Britain lists criteria for banning radicals

    LONDON - Britain will deport any non-citizen who foments, justifies or glorifies terrorist violence, Home Secretary Charles Clarke said yesterday, unveiling toughened criteria for remaining in the country in response to the July attacks on the transit...
  • 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...
  • Britain detains Muslim radicals

    LONDON - Britain moved swiftly to implement its promised crackdown on "preachers of hate," launching a series of early-morning raids yesterday to round up 10 Muslim extremists, including Abu Qatada, a cleric who often is described as al-Qaida's "spiritual...
  • Queen urges resolve in face of terror as Britain remembers

    LONDON - Londoners flocked to churches yesterday to grieve and to pray for the victims in last week's transit bombings as thousands prepared to return to work and the city center today for the first time since the attacks. Far below ground, rescue...
  • Reports emerge of a suspect

    A Syrian-born terror suspect, reportedly sought in connection with the London bombings, is a fugitive in a Spanish case linked to Sept. 11 and was already wanted under a $5 million bounty offered by the United States. Mustafa Setmariam Nasar, 47, was...
  • 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...