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  • Barbara Walters: The fascination is over

    Barbara Walters: The fascination is over
    Barbara Walters really should have passed on doing another "10 Most Fascinating People" special. She came out of retirement to babble nonsense about her top pick, Amal Clooney, wife of George Clooney. "You could say hers was the wedding of the year. But...
  • 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...
  • Meghan O'Sullivan: Why Saudis are holding strong on oil prices

    Meghan O'Sullivan: Why Saudis are holding strong on oil prices
    A consensus has emerged since the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will not change course on oil policy. This consensus is probably right, at least for the short term. It is, however, correct for reasons other than the ones that...
  • 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"...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...