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  • Ukraine crisis forces European defense spending rethink

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions in Crimea and eastern Ukraine may achieve what successive U.S. defense secretaries have failed to do -- persuade European NATO members to spend more on their armed forces.
  • 'Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!' an eccentric, witty look at pop music history

    "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce." Really? The whole story? Yeah,...

    Odds slashed on Van Gaal leaving United

    LONDON (Reuters) - British bookmakers reacted to Manchester United's humiliating 4-0 defeat by MK Dons in the Capital One Cup by slashing the odds on manager Louis van Gaal leaving the club. William Hill, who had been offering 66-1 against the Dutchman...

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    Former UK PM Brown sets aside feud to try to keep Scotland in UK

    DUNDEE (Reuters) - Former British prime minister Gordon Brown will set aside a long-running feud on Wednesday to make his first public appearance with Alistair Darling, the leader of the campaign to keep Scotland part of the United Kingdom. With three...