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  • AP Interview: Saudi Arabia seeks to attract non-oil capital

    Saudi Arabia has undertaken several initiatives to attract foreign capital outside of its oil and gas sector, the deputy governor of the kingdom's investment authority said Monday. "There is a strong effort by the government to diversify this revenue,"...
  • Campaign begins for most unpredictable UK election in years

    British Prime Minister David Cameron paid a courtesy call on Queen Elizabeth II, then launched a most uncourteous attack on his main political rival as campaigning formally began Monday in the most unpredictable U.K. election in decades. The royal...
  • Top clarinet player visits with Crown Point band students

    Top clarinet player visits with Crown Point band students
    One of the world's best-known clarinet players visited the fourth-period band class at Crown Point High School recently to share the story of his musical journey as a clarinetist and clarinet designer. British-born, 26-year-old Julian Bliss, a child...
  • Prince William starts work as helicopter ambulance pilot

    Britain's Prince William has started his new job — working as air ambulance helicopter pilot. Kensington Palace says William began work Monday for Bond Air Services, a helicopter operator that serves East Anglian Air Ambulance. He will undertake...
  • Joan Collins receives damehood from Prince Charles

    Joan Collins receives damehood from Prince Charles
    Just call her Dame Joan Collins now, darling. The "Dynasty" alum received the title of Dame Commander of the British Empire from Britain's Prince Charles on Thursday for her charity work with Shooting Star Chase children's hospice, breast cancer...
  • Royals, Cumberbatch help bury comeback King Richard III

    A maligned monarch found under a parking lot was buried in pomp Thursday, as Britain embraced comeback King Richard III, a long-reviled ruler who is experiencing a remarkable posthumous renaissance. Royalty, religious leaders and actor Benedict...
  • Sara Gruen on 'At the Water's Edge'

    Sara Gruen on 'At the Water's Edge'
    All of Sara Gruen's novels, including her massive 2006 best-seller "Water for Elephants," feature animals — horses, apes, the eponymous pachyderms — and her new book dangles the possibility of continuing that string in the surprising form of...
  • UK's top court upholds disclosure of Prince Charles' letters

    Britain's Supreme Court Thursday paved the way for the public release of 27 hotly contested memos written by Prince Charles to government ministers. The government has sought for years to keep the letters out of the public domain for fear that publishing...
  • Crosses from Liberty Tree roots culminate Maryland Day celebration

    Crosses from Liberty Tree roots culminate Maryland Day celebration
    Pope Francis isn't scheduled to come to Maryland this fall as part of his first Papal Visit to the United States, but he has nonetheless become linked to the state's history. Local church and historical society leaders made sure of that on Wednesday,...
  • Judge denies bid from Prince William Republicans for primary

    A judge on Friday turned aside a lawsuit from Prince William Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart and other county Republicans who say a clerical error is denying them their right to run for re-election through a state-run primary. State and local...
  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla spend day in Louisville

    Prince Charles and his wife received a distinctly Kentucky welcome Friday during a visit to the Bluegrass state, where the royal couple got a glimpse into efforts to promote environmental sustainability and protect historic buildings — among the...