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  • Japan PM sends offering to war dead shrine, angers China and South Korea

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sent a ritual offering to a Tokyo shrine to war dead, triggering angry criticism from China and South Korea despite his decision not to visit the shrine in person as he seeks a Sino-Japanese...
  • Costa Rica pulls another World Cup shocker with 1-0 win over Italy

    Costa Rica pulls another World Cup shocker with 1-0 win over Italy
    Mario Balotelli tweeted that he would welcome a peck on the cheek from Queen Elizabeth II as a reward if his Italy team kept alive England's chances to advance in the World Cup by downing Costa Rica. Final score: Costa Rica 1, Italy 0. Does this mean...
  • Apodaca: A sorry state for apologies

    Elton John lamented in song that "sorry seems to be the hardest word." With all due respect to Sir Elton, he has it all wrong. "Sorry" doesn't seem to be very hard to say at all. In fact, it's often way too easy. It's frequently observed that an...
  • Watch: Queen's Guard Performs 'Game of Thrones' Theme Song

    Even the Queen's Guard can't resist "Game of Thrones'" epic theme song. The Queen's Guard took to the outside of Buckingham Palace to make the theme song of the HBO hit even more regal, performing it in uniform. Luckily, one person caught visual...
  • Emmy nods in, HBO and 'Game of Thrones' rule!

    "IN PHOTOGRAPHY there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality," -- Alfred Stieglitz OUR GOOD Scots Presbyterian pal, who just happens to be the genius photographer Harry Benson, has had his darling wife, Gigi, send us some photos...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • Prince William shares George's water woes during scuba-club visit

    Prince William shares George's water woes during scuba-club visit
    Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, sometimes struggle as first-time parents, and they're not afraid to talk about it.  William on Wednesday highlighted the latest woe for the self-deprecating British royals, who have frequently shared...
  • Prince William goes swimming in snorkeling gear

    Prince William goes swimming in snorkeling gear
    Here's Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, as we don't usually see him: in snorkeling gear, as he was inaugurated as president of the British Sub-Aqua Club on Wednesday. [The Cut] The Emmy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning, with...
  • Tom Hollander, Andrew Davies, BBC America Bring Dylan Thomas to TCA

    BBC America always adds a big dollop of veddy British seasoning to TCA, but this year the cabler delivered a mini seminar on one of Blighty's greatest 20th century poets, Dylan Thomas. Tom Hollander plays the self-destructive Welshman in the telepic "A...
  • Mark Shand dies at 62; conservationist and travel writer

    Mark Shand — brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall — was a modern version of the eccentric, slightly bumbling British adventurer. And he came by it honestly. He once walked and canoed across Indonesia for 12 days to get to a place where he...
  • Duke of York, Barbra Streisand among guests at Global Gourmet Games

    Duke of York, Barbra Streisand among guests at Global Gourmet Games
    The event: The Global Gourmet Games, a gala fundraiser for FasterCures, staged as a high-spirited competition that pits guests against one another to answer questions about food, wine and related trivia, such as which country consumes the most chicken per...