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  • Winning streaks by top tier nations

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - List of longest winning streaks by top tier nations as New Zealand head into their opening Rugby Championship clash with Australia on Saturday seeking an 18th successive test victory. Total Country Span Ended by 17 New Zealand...
  • Side Glance benefits from woman's touch

    Side Glance benefits from woman's touch
    Thanks to 7-year-old gelding Side Glance, Leanne Masterton has become a woman of the thoroughbred world. The European counterpart to assistant trainers in this country is the "traveling head lad" but, because Masterton is a woman, it's more...
  • Real Solution looking for real repeat in Million

     Real Solution looking for real repeat in Million
    Two of the most important conquests of Chad Brown's seven-year training career have come on Million day at Arlington International Racecourse. Now, after capturing last year's Arlington Million with Real Solution on a disqualification and the $750,000...
  • Theater: Selkie presents Irish green plays at farm

    A theater event that was a hit three years ago returns this weekend to fill the bucolic Anam Cara Farm in South Whitehall Township. Selkie Theatre founders Kate Scuffle and George Miller will present "Bo Leictreach GreenPlay Festival," featuring new 10-...
  • Ask Tom: A history of hurricanes hitting the U.K.

    Dear Tom, I was surprised to read about Bertha hitting the U.K. Has that happened before? — Molly Melchor, Chicago Dear Molly, Many hurricanes fade away, weakening as they passing over the cold waters of the North Atlantic, but others become...
  • Review: 'Calvary' ★★★

    Review: 'Calvary' ★★&#9733
    Scene: a confessional, somewhere in Ireland. The camera stays on Father James while an unseen male, the victim of clergy abuse long ago, speaks in seething tones about having "tasted semen" at a terrifyingly young age. Well, says the momentarily stunned...
  • Burnley bring in Ireland defender Ward

    LONDON (Reuters) - Promoted Burnley have bought Ireland defender Stephen Ward from Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers, the Premier League club announced on Friday. The 28-year-old, who played for his country at the 2012 European Championship,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windsor Locks Resident Awarded George J. Mitchell Scholarship

    Meghan Hussey, of Windsor Locks, a 2012 University of Pennsylvania graduate, is one of 12 Americans selected to receive a George J. Mitchell Scholarship for graduate studies in Ireland or Northern Ireland. Sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance, the...
  • Titanic Studios, Home to 'Game of Thrones,' to Add Two Stages

    LONDON -- Titanic Studios, the production facilities in Northern Ireland where "Game of Thrones" is shot, is to add two stages as part of a £14 million ($23.5 million) upgrade. The facilities, which sit on an eight-acre site in Belfast, received the...
  • An unusual musical cherished more than 'Once'

    An unusual musical cherished more than 'Once'
    In portraying a Czech pixie pianist in the Broadway musical "Once," Dani de Waal has a hard task: playing piano onstage. She has played the instrument for years but never in front of a live audience. Though she found the element particularly...
  • Brazilian magnates luring Chiquita shareholders with hard cash

    Chiquita Brands International's shareholders and board of directors are likely to find two Brazilian firms' offer of $610 million cash hard to turn down, some analysts said Tuesday, as the companies try to break up Chiquita's planned merger with Irish...