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  • Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire

    Though her purple hair shows no silver, Dame Edna prepares to retire
    Barry Humphries sat at a table overlooking the pool of his Beverly Hills hotel and blew his nose. He had just arrived from his home in London and was suffering with a common cold — something it's hard to imagine ever getting the better of his...
  • Sex-with-minor claim against Prince Andrew 'emphatically' denied

    Sex-with-minor claim against Prince Andrew 'emphatically' denied
    Buckingham Palace on Sunday stepped up efforts to defend Prince Andrew after the British royal was embroiled in claims of sexual impropriety with an underage woman. In a second statement since the claims surfaced, officials "emphatically denied"...
  • My brush with Saudi royalty

    My brush with Saudi royalty
    I was once told that if we are nothing else in this world, we are a reflection of our parents. At a young age, I understood that my actions must be carefully chosen because my parents would be judged according to how I behaved. While living in Los...
  • Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival

    Saudi Arabia's Royal Family Plots Survival
    Saudi watchers have been talking about the transition from King Abdullah for a decade, but now that the moment has arrived, its consequences are as hard to predict as ever. The death of King Abdullah begins a period of generational change in the oil...
  • Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety

    Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety
    Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain's Prince Andrew engaged in any "impropriety with underage minors" after he was named in U.S. court documents related to a lengthy lawsuit against American financier Jeffrey Epstein. In papers filed to a...
  • New Saudi king moves quickly to avoid future power struggle

    Saudi Arabia's newly ascended King Salman buried his predecessor, King Abdullah, on Friday, then moved quickly at a time of regional turmoil to allay fear of a looming power struggle among hundreds of princes in the next generation of the House of Saud....
  • After simple rites, Saudi King Abdullah laid to rest in unmarked grave

    After simple rites, Saudi King Abdullah laid to rest in unmarked grave
    Leaders of the Muslim world and thousands of Saudi subjects paid their final respects to King Abdullah at a simple ceremony at a Riyadh mosque Friday before the late ruler was buried in an unmarked grave in a public cemetery. In accordance with royal...
  • New accuser in Epstein sex case claims financier 'loaned' her to Prince Andrew, foreign leaders

    New accuser in Epstein sex case claims financier 'loaned' her to Prince Andrew, foreign leaders
    For years, the story of South Florida billionaire money manager Jeffrey Epstein — involving allegations of human trafficking, an international underage sex ring, a Palm Beach mansion, a private island in the Caribbean and an FBI investigation...
  • Cunard's 'three queens' to party together in cruise line's 175th year

    Cunard's 'three queens' to party together in cruise line's 175th year
    Happy birthday, Cunard! The British luxury cruise line turns 175 this year and plans to unite its three-ship fleet for special events in Liverpool and Southampton this summer. The company kicked off celebrations Saturday with fireworks and marching...
  • Jordan executes 2 prisoners after pilot burned alive by Islamic State

    Jordan executes 2 prisoners after pilot burned alive by Islamic State
    A Jordanian government spokesman said two prisoners were executed by hanging early Wednesday, including a would-be female suicide bomber from Al Qaeda, according to news reports. Government spokesman Mohammed Momani said the prisoners were Sajida...
  • Jordan hangs two prisoners after Islamic State burns pilot alive

     Jordan hangs two prisoners after Islamic State burns pilot alive
     Islamic State militants put to death a captured Jordanian fighter pilot by burning him alive in a cage, according to a video the group released Tuesday. The kingdom, which had vowed a swift and lethal response, executed two al-Qaida prisoners by...