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  • American Nicklaus awarded life membership of European Tour

    GLENEAGLES Scotland (Reuters) - Eighteen-times major champion Jack Nicklaus has been awarded Honorary Life Membership of The European Tour and recognized for transforming the Ryder Cup. The 'Golden Bear' was presented with a silver membership card by...
  • British PM 'kicking himself' after saying Queen purred at Scotland vote

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday apologized for revealing details of Queen Elizabeth's relief that Scotland had voted to keep the United Kingdom intact, saying he was kicking himself very hard for the breach of...
  • British fighter jets fly over Iraq, no air strikes yet

    RAF AKROTIRI Cyprus (Reuters) - Two British fighter jets flew over Iraq on Saturday on their first mission since the UK parliament authorized bombing missions against Islamic State militants, but they did not carry out any air strikes, the Ministry of...
  • Islamic State tightens siege of Syria town, more Europeans join alliance

    Islamic State tightens siege of Syria town, more Europeans join alliance
    The U.S. and allied air strikes against Islamic State fighters in Syria that began earlier this week have disrupted the militant group's command and control and logistics ability, the top U.S military officer said on Friday. General Martin Dempsey,...
  • Britain, Belgium and Denmark join coalition fighting Islamic State

    The British Parliament voted Friday to carry out airstrikes in Iraq against the extremist group Islamic State in a move that for now keeps the nation’s military out of the conflict next door in Syria. Lawmakers, who were recalled from recess for...
  • Reward Offered For New Britain 'Serial' Killer

     Reward Offered For New Britain 'Serial' Killer
    NEW BRITAIN — Police on Friday revealed the identity of the third woman whose remains were found behind a city strip mall in 2007 and said all three women were killed by the same person. They then announced a $150,000 reward, believed to be the...
  • Spain and Morocco arrest militants 'linked to Islamic State'

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish and Moroccan police have arrested nine people suspected of belonging to a militant cell linked to Islamic State, including the leader of the cell, Spain's Interior Ministry said on Friday. The ministry said the nine belonged to...
  • Muslim cleric Abu Qatada acquitted of terror charges in Jordan

    A Jordanian state security court on Wednesday threw out terrorism charges against radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada, a onetime confidant of Osama bin Laden who had lately emerged as a critic of the Sunni extremists of the Islamic State. The 53-year-old...
  • New York mayor hails Britain's Labour leader Miliband as next PM

    MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Bill de Blasio, New York's Democrat mayor, endorsed Britain's harried opposition Labour Party leader Ed Miliband on Wednesday, calling him an extraordinary politician on course to win "a great victory" at a national election...
  • Hostage held by Islamic State pleads 'for his life' in audio message

    Hostage held by Islamic State pleads 'for his life' in audio message
    The wife of a British aid worker being held by Islamic State--the militant group targeted by U.S. and Gulf Arab air strikes in Syria--said on Tuesday she had received an audio message from her husband. "An audio file of Alan pleading for his life has just...
  • Top U.K. Producers Alison Owen, Debra Hayward Join Forces

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- Leading British producers Alison Owen and Debra Hayward have joined forces at production house, Monumental Pictures, producing both movies and television drama. Owen's credits, through her production shingle Ruby...