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  • Pentagon Official: F-35 Engine Failure Likely Not Systemic

    Pentagon Official: F-35 Engine Failure Likely Not Systemic
    RAF FAIRFORD, England — The Pentagon's chief weapons buyer told lawmakers there was "growing evidence" that an engine fire on an Air Force F-35A jet last month was not a systemic issue, which sources familiar with the situation said could pave the...
  • Ophelia Lovibond Joins CBS' 'Elementary'

    British actress Ophelia Lovibond has earned her first U.S. television debut with a recurring role on CBS' "Elementary." Lovibond is set to play Kitty Winter, the new protege to Jonny Lee Miller's Sherlock Holmes. The character immediately becomes...
  • Film Review: 'Honour'

    Earnest issue drama and pulpy B-thriller mechanics make awkward but not uncompelling bedfellows in "Honour," a debut feature from BAFTA-nominated writer-director Shan Khan that exploits the perceived rise of Islamic "honor killings" in the U.K. to luridly...
  • Rory McIlroy fades in Scotland; Michelle Wie misses British cut

    Rory McIlroy fades in Scotland; Michelle Wie misses British cut
    Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown on Friday, leaving three little-known players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field at Aberdeen. Kristoffer Broberg of...
  • Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot

    Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot
    Justin Rose set up a chance to capture back-to-back titles by shooting a five-under-par 66 in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on Saturday to move into a share of the lead with Marc Warren after three rounds. Rose and Warren, who had a 67, are at...
  • Pondering Britain's stone circles

    Pondering Britain's stone circles
    Grand, centuries-old cathedrals distinguish Great Britain's cities and towns, providing spiritual nourishment to those who visit. These places of worship seem ancient almost beyond imagination. But long before Gothic cathedrals, long before recorded...
  • Church of England votes to allow female bishops

    Church of England votes to allow female bishops
    The Church of England has voted to allow bishops who are women. The change had been debated for years and has been a source of deep division within the church. A two-thirds vote in each of the church's three houses was required to pass the measure. A...
  • William Hague resigns as British foreign secretary

    British Foreign Secretary William Hague said he is stepping down to become leader of the House of Commons, part of a larger Cabinet reshuffle. Hague, a member of Parliament for the last quarter of a century, has served as foreign secretary since 2010....
  • Defending champ Phil Mickelson eager to uncork new British Open effort

    British Open week began here Monday with casual practice rounds and casual chatter. As is only fair, last year's champion, Phil Mickelson, got to chatter the most. He said he was not discouraged about playing poorly ever since he won that title at...
  • Cigarette-maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard in $25 billion deal

    Reynolds American Inc. will buy Lorillard Inc. for $25 billion, merging two of the world's biggest cigarette makers in a deal that includes the sale of the top-selling U.S. e-cigarette to Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group. The deal, which gives Reynolds...
  • PASSINGS: Steve Rossi, Felix Dennis, Jimmy C. Newman

     Steve Rossi Half of comedy duo Allen and Rossi Steve Rossi, 82, one half of the prolific comedy duo Allen and Rossi, which became a favorite of "The Ed Sullivan Show" and other TV variety shows, died Sunday in hospice care in Las Vegas. He had cancer...