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  • Why do Americans hate America?

    After some hand-wringing over British citizens who have chosen to fight with ISIS, Prime Minister David Cameron said he thinks one reason for the defection is that too many of the defectors have forgotten what it means to be British. As a means of...
  • A hollow laugh

    A hollow laugh might be permitted at the alliance now announced as the result of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest journey through the Middle East, this time to construct an alliance to counterattack the latest Arab menace to America, ISIS....
  • Will Scotland Break Free Of United Kingdom?

    Tucking into a dish of Scottish haggis is not a task for the fainthearted. There are various haggis recipes, but basically it is sheep's pluck — the heart, lungs and liver — cooked together, then mixed with suet and oatmeal and boiled in a...
  • Is Mitt Romney contemplating another run?

    WASHINGTON -- As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains blurred , two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time. In addition to occasional comments on matters he...
  • A passionate Sellars-Rattle triumph with Bach's 'St. Matthew'

     A passionate Sellars-Rattle triumph with Bach's 'St. Matthew'
    Bach's "St. Matthew" Passion, that most exalted of music's numinous monuments, was performed Saturday night by the exalted Berlin Philharmonic, conducted by the exalted Simon Rattle, sung by superb (and of course exalted) soloists and chorus at the...
  • People, not politicians improve world economies

    STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, England -- "Neither a borrower nor a lender be; for loan oft loses both itself and friend, and borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry." -- "Hamlet," Act I, Scene III William Shakespeare is not known for his economic expertise, but the...
  • Fashion News U.K. edition: McCartney, Branson, Olympic egg cups

     
    Virgin lawyers charges copyright infringement, Stella McCartney goes cartoonish and Olympic egg cups and the like may help push merchandise sales to $1.55 billion at the 2012 Games....
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 11, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in London, where the ceramic poppy art installation by artist Paul Cummins entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' is seen lit up before sunrise in the dry moat of the Tower of London. The finished installation...
  • Britain's new PM David Cameron has a secret Hollywood-style back story

     
    I've been reading miles and miles of stories about David Cameron, Britain's new Conservative prime minister, but I had to go to Vanity Fair to discover the really fascinating, Hollywood-style back story to his ascent to power: Before he was......
  • Piers Morgan extends time on 'America's Got Talent' and is poised to take Larry King's CNN chair

     
    Piers Morgan will stay at Sharon and Howie's table -- and he looks poised to get his own desk on CNN as well. Morgan, the British journalist best known in the U.S. as a judge on NBC's "America's Got Talent,"......
  • Gulf oil spill: BP Lockerbie conspiracy accusations to be aired

     
    U.S. Senators will examine whether a lucrative oil deal between BP and Libya played a role in the release from a Scottish prison of Abdelbaset al-Megrahi, the convicted bomber of a Pan Am flight that crashed over Lockerbie, Scotland, in......