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  • Garth Brooks slates press conference; Dublin shows in jeopardy?

    Garth Brooks has alerted fans that “the  wait is over,” the key remaining question being “The wait for what?” Earlier this year the country superstar announced that he would soon return to the road following a self-imposed...
  • Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'

    Pope apologizes for Church's sexual abuse, calls it 'sacrilegious cult'
    Pope Francis told victims of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clerics the Church should "weep and make reparation" for crimes he said had taken on the dimensions of a sacrilegious cult. "For some time now I have felt in my heart deep pain and suffering,"...
  • Ballyhoo, Ballyfin! Ireland as you've never seen it

    Ballyhoo, Ballyfin! Ireland as you've never seen it
    As the carriage circled the hill, Billy the Irish cob glanced back at Lionel Chadwick, the coachman at Ballyfin manor, as if to say, "I'm ready, old son. What about you?" "Chirrup," clucked Lionel, twitching the reins, the answer he always gives when...
  • John Stanley to Lead Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Consumer Products UK Divisions

    John Stanley will take on overall leadership of Warner Bros. Digital Distribution UK and Warner Bros. Consumer Products UK, in addition to his existing responsibilities as SVP & Managing Director, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group UK, Ireland, Spain &...
  • AbbVie to buy drugmaker Shire in nearly $55 billion deal

    AbbVie to buy drugmaker Shire in nearly $55 billion deal
    AbbVie Inc. has inked a nearly $55 billion deal to acquire drugmaker Shire PLC, the companies announced in a joint statement Friday morning. The deal, the largest of a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, will allow the North Chicago-...
  • 'The Divide' on WE tv smartly smudges race, class stereotypes

    In what is becoming something of a monthly ritual, yet another niche network is venturing in from the old film/documentary/reality fringe with a character-driven drama that executives hope will do what "Mad Men" did for AMC. At least with "The Divide,"...
  • Pope meets with abuse victims, apologizes for church coverups

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis met privately with a small group of victims of pedophile priests Monday and apologized for the way the Catholic Church covered up child sex abuse perpetuated by clergy members. "Before God and his people, I express my sorrow for...
  • Gunslinging McIlroy and Woods steal first-round show at British Open

    HOYLAKE, England, July 17 (Reuters) - Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday. Northern Irishman...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Joseph N. Goff House Music Series Continues

    The Joseph N. Goff House Music Series, held at the Center School Pavilion in the East Hampton Village Center on Thursdays, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., will continue on July 24 with Irish music by Anam Cara. Anam Cara , Irish for "Soul Friend," is an acoustic...
  • Foley, McKinney Spar At GOP Gubernatorial Debate

    Foley, McKinney Spar At GOP Gubernatorial Debate
    HARTFORD — Seeking to energize his campaign, Republican candidate for governor John McKinney on Thursday accused rival Tom Foley of fiscal naïveté and shifting positions on government spending in the first major debate of the election cycle....
  • As Scotland decides, not all Scots get a vote

    EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Ruth McPherson was born and educated in Scotland but left to work in London two years ago and so has no say on whether her native country should end three centuries of union with England. Over a million Scots like McPherson living...