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  • New Britain Sex Assault Suspect Arrested After Chase In Hartford, Police Say

    New Britain Sex Assault Suspect Arrested After Chase In Hartford, Police Say
    HARTFORD — A Hartford man suspected of a sexual assault in New Britain earlier this month was caught and arrested Wednesday after stealing a car and leading Hartford officers on a chase, police said. Antonio Ponder, 24, of Edwards St. in Hartford,...
  • Scottish push for indepedence is baffling: Their Take

    Scots free? Voters in Scotland today could end their country's 300-year-old union with England. That possibility perplexes not only many Britons but also President Obama .... In June, Obama said that the United States had a "deep interest" in ensuring...
  • GSK melanoma pill backed by UK cost watchdog with price cut

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's healthcare cost agency NICE has recommended a third new drug for melanoma, this time from GlaxoSmithKline, after the drugmaker offered to supply it at a discount to the state-run National Health Service. GSK currently markets...
  • Flautist Galway tells awards audience of his "bug" for practicing

    * Galway honoured for his popularising of flute * Says he practiced like today's youth play videogames * Sir Neville Marriner, 90, says "chose his parents well" By Michael Roddy LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - James Galway, known as "the man with the...
  • Flautist Galway tells awards audience of his 'bug' for practicing

    LONDON (Reuters) - James Galway, known as "the man with the golden flute", attributed his success in part to his "video-game-like" style of practicing as he received a lifetime achievement award at the Gramophone Classical Music Awards on Wednesday....
  • Whichever side wins Scotland independence vote, UK faces change

    STIRLING, Scotland Seven hundred years ago, Robert the Bruce reclaimed Scottish independence here with the help of a two-handed sword. Thursday, Scotland's current first minister, Alex Salmond, hopes to repeat that success with the help of 16-year-old...
  • Hartford Man Suspected Of Sexual Assault Considered A Danger, Police Say

    Hartford Man Suspected Of Sexual Assault Considered A Danger, Police Say
    NEW BRITAIN — A Hartford man considered a danger to the public by police is wanted in connection with a sexual assault of a woman earlier this month, police said. Antonio Ponder, 24, of Edwards St. in Hartford, was identified as a suspect into...
  • Scottish independence referendum: Authors take sides

    Scottish citizens go to the polls Thursday to vote on a referendum that could make Scotland an independent country. There's definitely no shortage of opinions on the matter, of course; Scots have heard from celebrities including Susan Boyle, Sean...
  • English union apologises for using Victoria Cross on kit

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Rugby Football Union has apologised for causing offence with its decision to use the Victoria Cross as part of England's new kit. An image of the medal, which is the highest award for gallantry that armed forces from Britain and...
  • Please Scotland, don't break up with England

    Please Scotland, don't break up with England
    Britain is on the brink. Our once solid little island is now moments away from possible extinction as Scotland prepares to vote on its future -- a referendum that will make or break a union formed more than 300 years ago. The entire debacle has gone...
  • Paul Greenberg: The Scottish play

    It's an old superstition among actors, who tend to avoid calling one of Shakespeare's tragedies by its name, which is supposed to invite disaster. It's like the way they avoid wishing each other good luck opening night lest they jinx it, preferring to say...