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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BBC Commemorates World War I With Four Years Worth of Programming

    The carnage, horror, bravery and humanity of World War I has inspired such bigscreen fare as "All Quiet on the Western Front," "Paths of Glory" and "Gallipoli" -- and now, as the centenary of the outbreak of the "war to end all wars" approaches on July...
  • 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...
  • Tony Goldwyn, Richard LaGravanese Talk WE tv's 'The Divide' in a Post-Racial Society

    Pressing palms late into Thursday night at midtown Manhattan's ritzy Tuscan eatery Circo, Tony Goldwyn -- "Scandal's" President Fitz and co-creator of WE tv's new drama "The Divide" -- painted the show in humble hues. "This was an idea that started...
  • Plein air competition draws painters into the streets of Annapolis

    Plein air competition draws painters into the streets of Annapolis
    Some 30 artists set up their easels all over Annapolis this past week, from quiet back alleys to the lawn of the Maryland State House. Intrigued local residents stopped to chat or simply stare. "Need a model in the picture?" one man shouted from...
  • 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-...
  • '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...
  • Photographs By Bruce Davidson, Paul Caponigro At Yale

    Photographs By Bruce Davidson, Paul Caponigro At Yale
    Bruce Davidson and Paul Caponigro, two American photographers who made their names in the British Isles in the '60s, had two disparate interests. Davidson, who cut his teeth photographing street gangs in Brooklyn, headed straight to cities: London,...