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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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,...
  • New Queen's Head Theatre opens Tracy Letts' 'Bug'

     New Queen's Head Theatre opens Tracy Letts' 'Bug'
    From a painting, Queen Elizabeth I gazes over the lobby. On a nearby table, a Queen Elizabeth II figurine gyrates. "The Queen will be accepting an audience" reads a plaque on the wall. This is the new Queen's Head Theatre on the outskirts of Winter...
  • Britain's slim Duchess Catherine sometimes forgets she's pregnant

    Britain's slim Duchess Catherine sometimes forgets she's pregnant
    Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, sometimes forgets she's pregnant. No, really. And maybe that's why she hasn't been favoring maternity clothes either. The wife of Prince William, the second heir to the British throne, visited Margate's Turner...
  • Tawdry sex case really isn't about sex any more

    Tawdry sex case really isn't about sex any more
    I don't believe that Prince Andrew and celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz had sex with an underage girl that Palm Beacher Jeffrey Epstein kept as a sex slave. I don't disbelieve it, either. We're talking he-said, she-said here. Prince Andrew and...
  • Jordan launches new airstrikes after vowing harsh war on Islamic State

    Jordan launches new airstrikes after vowing harsh war on Islamic State
    Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets bombed Islamic State training centers and weapons storage sites Thursday, intensifying attacks after the militants burned to death a captured Jordanian pilot. As part of the new campaign, Jordan is also attacking...
  • Elton John's 'Yellow Brick Road' to rock royalty

    Elton John's 'Yellow Brick Road' to rock royalty
    Roll out the red carpet, Orlando. Sir Elton John — pop's most flamboyant piano man and a knight to boot — takes the stage in the City Beautiful this weekend for the first time since 2012. Elton's "All the Hits Tour" should have the crowd...
  • Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her

    Helen Mirren in 'The Audience': Royalty becomes her
    Helen Mirren is once again playing her signature role of Queen Elizabeth II, this time in the Broadway transfer of Peter Morgan's "The Audience," which was first seen in London in 2013. The play, which imagines the British monarch's ritual meetings with...
  • Islamic State's burning of Jordanian pilot draws Arab condemnation

    Islamic State's burning of Jordanian pilot draws Arab condemnation
    King Abdullah II of Jordan vowed Wednesday that his country would exact “relentless” retribution against Islamic State militants, as many in the Arab world united in revulsion after learning that a captive pilot had been burned alive in a...