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  • City's space transformed

    City's space transformed
    They have spent $62 million of public and private money to transform the Hippodrome Theater from a decrepit hulk on downtown Baltimore's west side into the region's sparkling showcase for Broadway shows. But a month before actors take the stage for...
  • From queens to superheroes, film costumes find Hollywood home

    By Piya Sinha-Roy LOS ANGELES, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Dorothy's famous ruby red slippers from "The Wizard of Oz" have found their way home again as one of the highlights in a new Hollywood exhibition that showcases iconic costumes in film. The Hollywood...
  • British PM 'kicking himself' after saying Queen purred at Scotland vote

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday apologized for revealing details of Queen Elizabeth's relief that Scotland had voted to keep the United Kingdom intact, saying he was kicking himself very hard for the breach of...
  • Scots' vote: God save the Queen: Front & Center

    Scots' vote: God save the Queen: Front & Center
    The question of will they or won't they has been settled. In a historic Sept. 18 referendum, Scotlanders — weighing independence from Britain, but also weighing the impacts on its currency, membership in NATO and businesses — chose to cast...
  • Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Kingman retired to stud

    LONDON (Reuters) - Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Kingman has been retired to stud after a throat infection called time on the colt's career, owners announced on Monday. The three-year-old, a four time Group One winner, enjoyed an impressive 2014 flat racing...
  • The inside poop on Barcelona's pickpockets

    The inside poop on Barcelona's pickpockets
     We were enjoying a stroll along this northern Spanish city's festive Rambla when our tour guide stopped in front of a vendor displaying an array of small painted figurines. "We have an unusual custom here in Barcelona," she said. "Every Christmas, we...
  • Queen's horse stripped of Ascot second place

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British Horseracing Authority has stripped Queen Elizabeth's racehorse Estimate of second place in this year's Ascot Gold Cup after a disciplinary hearing on Thursday into a positive test for the banned substance morphine. The...
  • Cameron to apologize to queen over 'purring' remark

    LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron is to apologize personally to Queen Elizabeth II after he was caught on camera describing her as "purring" with pleasure after she heard that Scotland had rejected independence in last week's referendum. At a...
  • UK PM Cameron to apologize to the Queen over 'purring' comment: Sky

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron is to apologize in person to Queen Elizabeth after he was overheard saying she had "purred" with happiness on hearing that Scots had voted to reject independence, Sky News said on Thursday. Cameron'...
  • Queen says sure Scots will come together after referendum divisions

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth said on Friday she was sure Scots will be able to come together in a spirit of mutual respect after the divisions of their independence referendum. "For many in Scotland and elsewhere today, there will be...
  • Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance

    Scots independence polls close, UK's future in the balance
    Scotland has voted on whether to stay within the United Kingdom or break the 307-year-old union in a finely balanced independence referendum with global consequences. Its verdict should be clear around breakfast time on Friday. Polling booths closed...
  • If Queen Elizabeth can birth an heir, why can't the Dalai Lama rebirth one?

    If Queen Elizabeth can birth an heir, why can't the Dalai Lama rebirth one?
    Recently, the revered and charismatic Dalai Lama told a German newspaper that there should be no more Dalai Lamas after his death. In other words, this 14th Dalai Lama, who is 79 (and has vowed to live to 113), says he will not be reincarnated as the 15th...