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  • Al Qaeda training: poisoning dogs and rabbits, building shoe bombs

    Al Qaeda training: poisoning dogs and rabbits, building shoe bombs
    NEW YORK -- Saajid Badat had been through all the training, from firing weapons while riding a motorcycle to watching dogs and rabbits, trapped under glass, die slow, agonizing deaths as he learned poisoning techniques.    He had laughed with other Al...
  • Senseless waste of human life

    If you had seen the announcement of the Idler Academy's Bad Grammar Awards in Britain, you could have predicted what would turn up: the less/fewer distinction, it's/its, homonym confusions, errant apostrophes. The same trivial items that crop up regularly...
  • Review: Gugu Mbatha-Raw rises above an overstuffed script in 'Belle'

    Review: Gugu Mbatha-Raw rises above an overstuffed script in 'Belle'
    In a strange sense, "Belle," dressed up in the corsets and social conventions of Georgian England, proves a good canvas for its mannered conversation about race. In an even stranger sense, the way the film examines and exposes the attitudes of London'...
  • The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence

    The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence
    Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776. Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
  • Ian Callum's thoughts on Petersen's greatest sports coupes

    Ian Callum's thoughts on Petersen's greatest sports coupes
    Beauty and cars aren’t new to Los Angeles. But for the next six months you’ll be able to see highlights of both at the Petersen Automotive Museum. The organization has on display a new exhibit called the World’s Greatest Sports Coupes....
  • Looking Out: South Carolina House votes to punish colleges for assigning LGBT-themed books

    Some South Carolina lawmakers weren't thrilled to learn that two public universities assigned books with gay and lesbian themes as reading for students.   So, in a state budget approved Wednesday by the South Carolina House of Representatives, ...
  • George Blagden giddy about 'Vikings' fight scenes

    George Blagden giddy about 'Vikings' fight scenes
    George Blagden couldn't help himself. The "Vikings" star was so happy to finally be part of a giant fight scene in the show's second season he just let loose. "The director screams 'cut' on the megaphone and [there's] silence in the forest—apart...
  • U.K. users upset after Apple changes voice of British Siri in iOS 7.1

    U.K. users upset after Apple changes voice of British Siri in iOS 7.1
    Some Apple users in England are bloody upset after the company changed the voice of their version of Siri. When the Cupertino tech giant released the iOS 7.1 update for iPhones and iPads earlier this week, it introduced a new female voice option for...
  • Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, prime minister!

    Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, prime minister!
    Prime Minister David Cameron is under fire for suggesting that Britain “should be more confident about our status as a Christian country.” That assertion came in a column the Tory leader wrote for the Church Times, an Anglican publication....
  • Graeme McDowell escapes again at upset-filled Match Play Championship

    Graeme McDowell escapes again at upset-filled Match Play Championship
    MARANA, Ariz. -- Getting to the round of 16 in the Match Play Championship was all that mattered Thursday. Jordan Spieth made it look like child's play. Graeme McDowell aged another 10 years with another stunning escape. And it proved too difficult...
  • 'Snowpiercer' Arrives on Video in France Two Months Ahead of Delayed U.S. Release

    While director Bong Joon-ho's dystopian sci-fi spectacular "Snowpiercer" is still two months away from its long-delayed U.S. release via Weinstein Co. subsidiary Radius, in France (where it was released last fall) Bong's film has newly arrived on Blu-...