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  • Taylor Swift's 'Sweeter Than Fiction' shows fairy tales do come true

    Taylor Swift's 'Sweeter Than Fiction' shows fairy tales do come true
    Taylor Swift energetically paced the room of her West Hollywood hotel on a recent visit to Los Angeles. "I'm trying to outrun the jet lag," she said with a smile, looking far from ragged in her matching purple sweater and skirt. Before landing in L.A.,...
  • New life for 'Sherlock' and Benedict Cumberbatch

     New life for 'Sherlock' and Benedict Cumberbatch
    Hang on to your deerstalker cap: Sherlock Holmes is not dead. This news may come as a shock to some, not least to John Watson, the doctor played by Martin Freeman in "Sherlock," the BBC's contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous...
  • Elizabeth Price will defend her Glasgow World Cup title on Saturday

     
    USA Gymnastics sent out a press release about the upcoming Glasgow World Cup gymnastics meet, which is scheduled for Saturday and will feature Elizabeth "Ebee" Price of Allentown Parkettes gymnastics. Here it is. GLASGOW, Scotland – Fresh off last...
  • Dispute of Ukraine's relationship with Russia rages on

    Last weekend when British Prime Minister David Cameron was insisting, once again, this time to François Hollande, that the European Union will have to consent to remake itself before 2017 if it expects to keep Britain from quitting the Union,...
  • Britain's National Gallery unveils its first major American painting

    LONDON – Britain’s National Gallery on Friday unveiled its first major American painting, a work by George Bellows. Founded nearly 200 years ago, the gallery’s lofty halls are hung with some of the best known treasures of western...
  • No union, no pound, British official warns Scots backing independence

    No union, no pound, British official warns Scots backing independence
    LONDON – Escalating the fight against secession, the British government warned Thursday that Scotland would lose the right to continue using the pound as its currency if voters there say yes to a historic referendum on independence this fall....
  • In Britain, fledgling fracking industry runs into opposition

    In Britain, fledgling fracking industry runs into opposition
    SALFORD, England — Just a few yards from the messy camper van where he now spends his nights, Hytham Chlouk points through some winter-stricken trees at what he calls "the death star." It's a giant derrick that rises high in a clearing behind a...
  • British court acquits ex-Murdoch aide on one count in hacking case

    British court acquits ex-Murdoch aide on one count in hacking case
    LONDON -- A London court acquitted former newspaper executive Rebekah Brooks on one of the five charges she faces in Britain’s high-profile trial of seven former senior staff members and journalists from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. on...
  • CNN to end 'Piers Morgan Live'

    CNN has decided to end the marquee prime-time talk show hosted by veteran British journalist Piers Morgan, the cable news network said on Sunday. A date for the final broadcast of Piers Morgan Live on CNN had not been determined and a spokeswoman did not...
  • DreamWorks Animation to bring Shrek show to London

    The green ogre is moving out of his swamp and coming to London. DreamWorks Animation said it was teaming up with Merlin Entertainments, based in Poole, Britain, to create a Shrek-themed attraction on London's South Bank. The show will transport...
  • Killers of British soldier in London sentenced, one to life in prison

    Killers of British soldier in London sentenced, one to life in prison
    LONDON – Two Muslim extremists who butchered a young British soldier on a busy London street in full view of stunned passersby were sentenced Wednesday to long prison terms, including life without parole for the leader of the attack. A judge...
  • In Theory: Is 'radicalization' child abuse?

    The mayor of London wrote in a March 2 column in the Daily Telegraph that Muslim children who are at risk of radicalization by their parents are victims of child abuse and should be removed from their homes. Mayor Boris Johnson says that such a move...