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  • Ireland inflict shock defeat on champions New Zealand

    (Reuters) - Ireland pulled off one of the greatest ever shocks in women's rugby by beating reigning champions New Zealand 17-14 in their World Cup pool match in Marcoussis, France, on Tuesday. A late solo try by wing Alison Miller, followed by a...
  • Michael Hastings' 'The Last Magazine' revisits journalism's recent past

    "WE DO not talk. We bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests," said Henry Miller. Wonder what he'd think about today's "cursory readings" online? I SPENT A part of last weekend...
  • Musikfest: Another marriage proposal, big crowds, variety and more observations

    Some random thoughts and observations on Musikfest after four days. Another proposal After Musikfest had its first-ever main-stage proposal at Jason Derulo's concert Sunday, the festival had its second onstage proposal in two days Monday when a man...
  • '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,"...
  • Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast

    Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast
    Some 400,000 Garth Brooks fans may still be licking their wounds over his aborted concerts in Ireland, which were originally scheduled for this past weekend. But Irish musician Van Morrison gave about 400 of his most devoted followers something worth...
  • 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...
  • AbbVie to Buy Shire for $54.8 billion in biggest inversion

    AbbVie to Buy Shire for $54.8 billion in biggest inversion
    AbbVie Inc. is buying Shire for nearly $55 billion, the largest deal in a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, and the latest example of companies taking foreign addresses to cut taxes. The deal will allow North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...
  • 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-...
  • Facebook experiment becomes a debate over power and consent

    Facebook experiment becomes a debate over power and consent
    When Facebook performed an experiment to see if it could secretly affect users' emotions, were you really surprised? Academics were galled, knowing they would need explicit permission from research subjects and strict ethical oversight to perform such...
  • 'Celtic Magic' comes to Manchester Public Library

    If magic is done right, it is beyond our comprehension and leaves us to wonder, "How did he do that?" It can, however, be enjoyed for what it is - absolutely entertaining. It is with this concept in mind that Daniel GreenWolf visited Manchester Public...
  • Airfare: $796 round trip from LAX to Dublin, Ireland

    Airfare: $796 round trip from LAX to Dublin, Ireland
    One of the consistently solid strategies for finding a good airfare: Travel in the shoulder or off-season, usually fall or winter. Here’s such a round-trip fare, this one from LAX to Dublin, Ireland, on Aer Lingus for $796, which includes all...