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  • No clear winner in sight in Britain's elections next week

    No clear winner in sight in Britain's elections next week
    If the polls are accurate about Britain's election May 7, the nation appears headed for a Parliament in which neither Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party nor opposition leader Ed Miliband's Labor Party will secure enough votes for a...
  • In Chicago, Lusitania disaster became a local story

     In Chicago, Lusitania disaster became a local story
    William Campbell, an unemployed carpenter, sailed for his native England on May 1, 1915, work being scarce in Chicago because a strike had halted building construction. A shipmate was Henry Harrison, a fellow Chicagoan rushing to the Isle of Man, a...
  • Britain's new princess can't expect fairy-tale life

    William and Kate's new daughter is the first British princess who won't face royal discrimination because she's a girl, but that doesn't mean her life will be a fairy tale. Thanks to a change in the centuries-old rules of royal succession, if Princess...
  • Mystery swirls around death of Syrian-born preacher in London

    Mystery swirls around death of Syrian-born preacher in London
    It was late morning on a recent bright, sunny day when Abdul Hadi Arwani, a prominent Syrian-born preacher, parked his car on a residential street in northwest London. Children were still off school for spring break and British workers had just finished...
  • Royal couple names Britain's new princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    Royal couple names Britain's new princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their new baby daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, it was announced Monday. The child, who was born Saturday weighing 8 pounds 3 ounces, will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge....
  • Royal fans in Britain cheer as Duchess of Cambridge delivers a girl

    The Duchess of Cambridge had a girl Saturday morning in London, giving Prince George a sister and the jubilant British public a new princess. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, Buckingham Palace announced. The father, 32-year-old Prince William, was...
  • MA Man Charged In New Britain Murder, Police Say

    MA Man Charged In New Britain Murder, Police Say
    NEW BRITAIN — Police have made an arrest in a December fatal shooting. Joel Jaquez, 31, of Springfield, Mass. was arrested Sunday and charged with one count of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder, police said. Jaquez is accused of...
  • Once the kingmaker, Britain's Clegg faces election debacle

    At Britain's last election campaign, he was hailed as the most popular party leader since Winston Churchill, an unexpected star who upstaged the two dominant parties. Some even wondered whether he was the "British Obama." Nick Clegg's meteoric rise...
  • Princess Diana's brother tweets on new princess: 'Perfect names'

    Princess Diana's brother tweets on new princess: 'Perfect names'
    It's a name that immediately evokes British royal history: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, on Monday announced the name they picked for Britain's newborn princess, a choice seen as a...
  • Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

    Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana
    Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. The princess is the second child of Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, royal...
  • Should Britain stay in the EU? Question hovers in election

    Ian Robinson, co-owner of a small investment firm in London, is watching Britain's general election this Thursday with unease. A victory for Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party could bring Britain a step closer to leaving the 28-nation...