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  • Around Town: Answers to Glendale's bad optics

    Last week, our sister paper, the Glendale News-Press reported that our neighbor Glendale has some of the worst drivers in the nation. According to reporter Alene Tchekmedyian, “Glendale ranks toward the bottom [in] Allstate Insurance Co.'s America'...
  • Scotland rejects independence in historic vote

    Scotland rejects independence in historic vote
    Scotland rejected independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain’s remaining global clout. A vote for the 307-year union is a relief for millions of Britons...
  • The inside poop on Barcelona's pickpockets

    The inside poop on Barcelona's pickpockets
     We were enjoying a stroll along this northern Spanish city's festive Rambla when our tour guide stopped in front of a vendor displaying an array of small painted figurines. "We have an unusual custom here in Barcelona," she said. "Every Christmas, we...
  • Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Kingman retired to stud

    LONDON (Reuters) - Irish 2,000 Guineas winner Kingman has been retired to stud after a throat infection called time on the colt's career, owners announced on Monday. The three-year-old, a four time Group One winner, enjoyed an impressive 2014 flat racing...
  • Cameron to apologize to queen over 'purring' remark

    LONDON British Prime Minister David Cameron is to apologize personally to Queen Elizabeth II after he was caught on camera describing her as "purring" with pleasure after she heard that Scotland had rejected independence in last week's referendum. At a...
  • Scots' vote: God save the Queen: Front & Center

    The question of will they or won't they has been settled. In a historic Sept. 18 referendum, Scotlanders — weighing independence from Britain, but also weighing the impacts on its currency, membership in NATO and businesses — chose to cast...
  • UK PM Cameron to apologize to the Queen over 'purring' comment: Sky

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron is to apologize in person to Queen Elizabeth after he was overheard saying she had "purred" with happiness on hearing that Scots had voted to reject independence, Sky News said on Thursday. Cameron'...
  • British PM 'kicking himself' after saying Queen purred at Scotland vote

    BIRMINGHAM England (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday apologized for revealing details of Queen Elizabeth's relief that Scotland had voted to keep the United Kingdom intact, saying he was kicking himself very hard for the breach of...
  • Queen's horse stripped of Ascot second place

    LONDON (Reuters) - The British Horseracing Authority has stripped Queen Elizabeth's racehorse Estimate of second place in this year's Ascot Gold Cup after a disciplinary hearing on Thursday into a positive test for the banned substance morphine. The...
  • Rehabilitation of WW1 veterans rekindles old conflicts in Ireland

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - Defaced and deserted for decades, Dublin's World War One memorial garden now marks the rehabilitation of at least 200,000 Irishmen who fought for Britain a century ago - a transformation that angers some. The dispute has come to a head...
  • Queen says sure Scots will come together after referendum divisions

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth said on Friday she was sure Scots will be able to come together in a spirit of mutual respect after the divisions of their independence referendum. "For many in Scotland and elsewhere today, there will be...