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  • Kate Middleton dons heirloom tiara for diplomatic banquet

    Kate Middleton dons heirloom tiara for diplomatic banquet
    When the former Kate Middleton needs to go glam, well, she dons a tiara. Game over for the rest of us wannabe princesses. The woman now known as Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, was given the royal treatment Tuesday when she wore the Lotus Flower...
  • Royal baby born: Cheers outside Buckingham Palace

    LONDON — A few hundred people were crowded up against the gates of Buckingham Palace Monday, waiting for official confirmation of the birth of a baby boy to Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton. Cheers went up whenever the palace...
  • India school poisonings: Principal arrested on murder charge

    India school poisonings: Principal arrested on murder charge
    NEW DELHI – The principal at an Indian primary school where 23 children died last week after eating free lunches contaminated with pesticide was arrested Wednesday on murder and criminal conspiracy charges after eight days on the run. Principal...
  • Taylor Swift's 'Sweeter Than Fiction' shows fairy tales do come true

    Taylor Swift's 'Sweeter Than Fiction' shows fairy tales do come true
    Taylor Swift energetically paced the room of her West Hollywood hotel on a recent visit to Los Angeles. "I'm trying to outrun the jet lag," she said with a smile, looking far from ragged in her matching purple sweater and skirt. Before landing in L.A.,...
  • Jane Austen to grace Britain's 10-pound note

    LONDON -- The Bank of England swallowed its pride and overcame its perceived prejudice Wednesday by designating Jane Austen as the new face of the 10-pound note, bowing to public outrage over the possibility that only male historical figures would be...
  • David Frost dies at 74; British journalist interviewed Nixon

    David Frost badgered statesmen and made small talk with stars, but one exchange towered over all the others in his 50-year career. "You've explained how you have got caught up in this thing," he told Richard Nixon in his famous 1977 TV interviews with...
  • Royal baby born: It's a boy

    Royal baby born: It's a boy
    LONDON – A royal baby boy was born Monday to Prince William and his wife, the former Kate Middleton, after weeks of anticipation and excitement among fans of the royal family over the arrival of a new heir to the British throne. The child was born...
  • Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf slammed in Iran for visit to Israel

    Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf slammed in Iran for visit to Israel
    BEIRUT -- Iran's expatriate filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf is facing withering condemnation in his homeland for attending a film festival in Israel, the Islamic Republi's archfoe. The acclaimed director, considered a pioneer of moviemaking in Iran,...
  • With gay marriage in Britain, rainbows multiply on social media

    Social media became a more colorful place in Britain as Queen Elizabeth II gave gay marriage the official OK. The rainbow emblem of the gay movement is seen in images including the queen in seven striking suits as supporters celebrated their controversial...
  • 61 tons of silver: American salvagers set record with silver haul

    61 tons of silver: American salvagers set record with silver haul
    American salvagers recovered about 61 tons of silver off Ireland in what's said to be the largest and deepest recovery ever of precious metal from a shipwreck. Odyssey Marine Exploration confirmed to the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday the recovery of 1,...
  • Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire

     Run Run Shaw dies at 106; filmmaker built Asian entertainment empire
    BEIJING — In 1957, when he was nearly 50 years old, Run Run Shaw made a grand bet on his movie dreams. He bought 46 acres of hilly land in a remote part of Hong Kong — paying the British colonial government just 45 cents per square foot...