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  • Kings, queens and checkmates, from Sunrise to London

    Kings, queens and checkmates, from Sunrise to London
    This battle of wits extends across the pond — electronically, that is. Sunrise students will take on chess players in the United Kingdom on Tuesday at 8 a.m., from the comfort of their classrooms. Kids from Sawgrass and Sandpiper elementary...
  • Watch Arian Foster use a British accent during interview [Video]

    Houston Texans star running back Arian Foster turned a mundane interview session into a display of linguistics when he broke into a British accent. He forewarned the media on Thursday that he'd be answering their questions in his "best English accent."...
  • Dec. 7 Ceremony Will Honor Pearl Harbor Casualties

    NEW BRITAIN — The National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument will be the scene of a ceremony Dec. 7 in memory of the Pearl Harbor attack and the approximately 2,400 lives that it took. Organizers are inviting the public to hear Raymond Greene, a World War...
  • Foreign exchange manipulation allegations erode public opinion

    Foreign exchange manipulation allegations erode public opinion
    Tourists wouldn't notice it: Any manipulation of foreign currency exchange rates might add a fraction of a cent in paying for a meal at a Parisian bistro or booking a tour at the Great Wall of China. But multiply that by $5 trillion — the amount...
  • 6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation

    6 major banks fined $4.3 billion for attempted currency manipulation
    In another black eye for the financial industry, U.S., British and Swiss regulators on Wednesday fined JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup, Bank of America Corp. and three other global banks a total of about $4.3 billion to settle investigations into...
  • During World War I, Newport News port was biggest supplier of war horses for British army

    During World War I, Newport News port was biggest supplier of war horses for British army
    Three months after the first shots of World War I rang out in August 1914, the withering brutality of the fighting in Europe reached across the Atlantic and began reshaping Hampton Roads with an unforeseen power. Though the United States would not enter...
  • Victoria's Secret takes wing in London; Chanel shows in Salzburg

    The night after the British Fashion Awards unspooled in London, a cadre of scantily clad models hit the catwalk in Britain's capital for the 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The star-studded affair included runway turns by some of the biggest names in...
  • UK services sector expands faster than expected in November: PMI

    Britain's services sector expanded faster than expected last month, a survey showed on Wednesday, suggesting the economy may be slowing less than previously thought following a year of robust growth. The closely watched Markit/CIPS services purchasing...
  • UK mortgage approvals fall to lowest in more than a year: Bank of England

    British lenders approved the fewest mortgages since June 2013 in October but consumer lending boomed, official data showed on Monday, as shoppers' morale stayed high despite a loss of momentum in the housing market. The Bank of England said that consumer...
  • UK's Osborne seeks sweet spot between budget pain and electoral gain

    British finance minister George Osborne will try next week to convince voters only he can be trusted to run the economy, delivering an uncompromising fiscal plan in a budget update six months before national elections. Osborne will focus his Autumn...
  • Media websites hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

    The websites of several British media organizations were hacked on Thursday in a suspected coordinated attack by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), an amorphous hacker collective that supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Among those hit were the...