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  • Prince William is headed to Cambridge to study agriculture

    Prince William is headed to Cambridge to study agriculture
    Prince William is going back to school and apparently looking to become one of Britain's highest educated royals. The second in line to the throne will be enrolling in a 10-week course in agricultural management at Cambridge University, Kensington...
  • A flashy funeral for 'Great Train' robber Ronnie Biggs

    A flashy funeral for 'Great Train' robber Ronnie Biggs
    LONDON -- Ronnie Biggs, the British criminal who won worldwide fame as a member of the gang that committed the “Great Train Robbery” of 1963, was given a colorful gangster style funeral in London on Friday. The funeral cortege accompanying a...
  • Inquest in Britain clears police in killing that triggered riots

     Inquest in Britain clears police in killing that triggered riots
    LONDON – Fury from family and supporters greeted an inquest jury’s finding Wednesday that police acted lawfully when they shot Mark Duggan through the chest in 2011, a killing that sparked the worst outbreak of urban violence in Britain in a...
  • French court OKs extradition of Kazakh billionaire on fraud charges

    French court OKs extradition of Kazakh billionaire on fraud charges
    PARIS -- French judges ruled Thursday that a Kazakh billionaire and dissident accused of embezzling up to $6 billion in what is believed to be one of the world's largest fraud cases should be extradited to Russia or Ukraine. Both countries have demanded...
  • Steve McQueen to Helm BBC Drama about the Black Experience in Britain

    LONDON -- Steve McQueen, the helmer of awards front-runner "12 Years a Slave," is to make a drama series for the BBC exploring the black experience in Britain. McQueen will bring together a group of actors for a series of workshops to develop the series,...
  • Sony, Ex-BBC Exec Warner to Launch Electric Ray

    LONDON -- Former BBC entertainment commissioner Karl Warner and Sony Pictures Television are launching a new U.K. production company called Electric Ray. Warner will head up the new venture as managing director. Based in London, Electric Ray will produce...
  • Thatcher-era papers suggest British role in 1984 Sikh temple assault

    Thatcher-era papers suggest British role in 1984 Sikh temple assault
    British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into what role his nation's special forces might have played in the deadly 1984 Indian assault on the Sikh Golden Temple after recently declassified documents suggested the SAS was...
  • Postwar era has ended, but not appetite for war

    The supposed decline of the United States. The impending crisis of the European Union this year when it becomes 30 states, while Britain contemplates leaving and making it 29. It confronts promised referenda on continuing EU membership and Scottish...
  • Britain's royal family should cut costs and staff, lawmakers say

    LONDON – Time was when being queen (or king) meant having the power to make your enemies’ heads roll. Now it means being told by upstart lawmakers to cut your expenses and chop the number of people on staff. And could Your Majesty please do...
  • Britain to take in several hundred at-risk Syrian refugees

    Britain to take in several hundred at-risk Syrian refugees
    LONDON — Bowing to increasing pressure, Britain will offer refuge to several hundred Syrians fleeing their country’s civil war, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Wednesday. The decision comes after weeks of contentious debate over the...
  • Amid public anger, Britain sends military to help flooded region

    Amid public anger, Britain sends military to help flooded region
    LONDON -- Amid rising anger from local residents and forecasts of more rain, the British government sent military officials to southwest England on Thursday to help deal with floodwaters that have turned whole villages into islands and drowned parts of...
  • British scientist Alan Turing receives posthumous pardon from queen

    British scientist Alan Turing receives posthumous pardon from queen
    LONDON — Nearly 60 years after his death, Alan Turing, the British scientist whose code-breaking work helped the Allies beat Adolf Hitler and whom many consider the father of artificial intelligence, received a royal pardon Tuesday for the crime...
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  • Orioles' bats go silent and Miguel Gonzalez struggles in 11-0 loss to Astros

    Orioles' bats go silent and Miguel Gonzalez struggles  in 11-0 loss to Astros
    Inside the Orioles clubhouse, there wasn't much argument whether their 11-0 loss to the Houston Astros was one of their worst performances of the year. In the month of July, the Orioles made three trades to bolster their pitching to make a run for the...
  • Orioles overcame uncertainty of Astros' young starters to finish off series win

    Orioles overcame uncertainty of Astros' young starters to finish off series win
    Facing an ever-shifting cast of Houston starting pitchers over the past three days, it took the Orioles’ bats a little time to warm up in taking two of three from the Astros. Against right-hander Lucas Harrell, left-hander Brett Oberholtzer and...
  • Wei-Yin Chen continues to struggle in the late innings of games

    Wei-Yin Chen continues to struggle in the late innings of games
    Sometimes statistics don’t mesh with perception. In the case of Orioles lefty Wei-Yin Chen and his struggles in the late innings, things match up. Chen was cruising on Sunday afternoon when he got to the seventh. He had given up just four hits,...
  • Coco Crisp homers off Darren O'Day in 9th inning as A's beat Orioles, 2-1

    Coco Crisp homers off Darren O'Day in 9th inning as A's beat Orioles, 2-1
    Chris Tillman, who in the past year has transformed from promising arm to All-Star, shut down a dangerous Oakland Athletics lineup through eight innings Saturday afternoon for one of the Orioles' most dominating starting performances of the season. But,...
  • Chris Tillman helps Orioles avoid series sweep with a 3-2 win over Red Sox

    Chris Tillman helps Orioles avoid series sweep with a 3-2 win over Red Sox
    BOSTON — If right-hander Chris Tillman is indeed the Orioles' ace, if he is indeed a bona fide top-of-the-rotation starter who can walk into any situation against any opponent and succeed, than he had the perfect opportunity to prove it Thursday...
  • Some Smoak in the Orioles' hot stove fire

    Some Smoak in the Orioles' hot stove fire
    Perhaps I am exaggerating a tad, but it seems like every time another club makes a personnel move, I get an email or a tweet from an Orioles fan wondering if it could affect the Orioles. If a player is rumored to be on the trade block or gets non-...
  • How many active ex-Orioles pitchers have 80 career wins?

    How many active ex-Orioles pitchers have 80 career wins?
    It’s one of those baseball statistics that’s hard to believe. I checked it a couple times to make sure I hadn’t missed anyone. And I really believe I haven’t. According to baseball-reference.com, there are 44 active major...
  • Kicking around the Orioles' Opening Day lineup

    Kicking around the Orioles' Opening Day lineup
    While many big league teams will start their seasons today and the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros kicked off 2013 last night (Anyone see Erik Bedard warming up in the Astros bullpen with Dennis Martinez looking on? Or Dave Trembley slapping Rick Ankiel&...
  • Orioles trade second baseman Robert Andino to Mariners for outfielder Trayvon Robinson

    Orioles trade second baseman Robert Andino to Mariners for outfielder Trayvon Robinson
    Once the Orioles claimed second baseman Alexi Casilla off waivers from the Minnesota Twins earlier this month, it appeared that Robert Andino's days in an Orioles uniform were numbered. Instead of facing the decision of whether to non-tender Andino by...
  • Some final thoughts on the Robert Andino-Trayvon Robinson trade

    Some final thoughts on the Robert Andino-Trayvon Robinson trade
    Trayvon Robinson, the 25-year-old outfielder the Orioles received in Tuesday’s trade with the Seattle Mariners for infielder Robert Andino, is an intriguing player, though the reality is he may never become a big league regular. The Orioles view him...
  • Orioles fall short in comeback against the Yankees

    Orioles fall short in comeback against the Yankees
    One night after rejuvenating a skeptical but eager fan base with an exhilarating victory against the bullies of the American League East, the Orioles took on the New York Yankees again at a rocking Camden Yards on Friday night. This time, there were no...
  • A quick statistical look at the O's struggles against southpaws

    A quick statistical look at the O's struggles against southpaws
    Thanks to a solo home run from Matt Wieters, the Orioles knocked Mariners starter Erik Bedard out in the seventh inning of Tuesday’s game. But in allowing two runs in 6 1/3 innings, Bedard helped the Mariners hang around long enough to break through...