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  • Change is in the air at 'Downton Abbey'

    The Canadians were not very calm, and they were carrying on quite a bit. But when you've driven more than an hour through the narrow roads of the English countryside on a blustery late summer's day, a brush with Mr. Bates of "Downton Abbey" fame can...
  • 'Downton Abbey' recap: Season 5 premiere

    'Downton Abbey' recap: Season 5 premiere
    We're dropped back into Downton six months after the Season 4 finale, but there has been many changes afoot. I'm sure Carson will spend much of the year super-vexed at everything. For one, it's 1924 and there's a new prime minister who -- scandal! --...
  • Israel's parliament disbands, sets elections for March 17

    Israel's parliament disbands, sets elections for March 17
    Israeli lawmakers voted Monday to dissolve the parliament and hold elections on March 17, making the current government one of the shortest-lived in the country's history. With some cellphone cameras flashing but no objections, lawmakers passed the...
  • Hong Kong starts to clear main pro-democracy protest site

    Hong Kong starts to clear main pro-democracy protest site
    Hong Kong authorities started on Thursday clearing the main pro-democracy protest site that has choked roads into the city's most economically and politically important district for more than two months as part of a campaign to demand free elections. The...
  • Australia left to cringe once again at a leader's awkward moment

    Australia left to cringe once again at a leader's awkward moment
    The adolescent country. The bit player. The shrimp of the schoolyard. For Australians it's not so bad — most of the time — to be so far away, so overlooked, so seemingly insignificant as to almost never factor in major international news....
  • Gough Whitlam dies at 98; Australian prime minister was a reformist

    Gough Whitlam dies at 98; Australian prime minister was a reformist
    Gough Whitlam swept to political power in Australia in 1972 under a slogan, "it's time," that seemed to sum up everything that was stale and old-fashioned about an inward-looking, parochial nation. He was swept out less than three years later on Nov. 11,...
  • Protesters clash with police over Hong Kong election rules

    Protesters clashed with Hong Kong police Monday at a heated news conference about limits imposed by mainland Chinese authorities on the territory’s 2017 election. Demonstrators have promised a wave of civil disobedience in the semi-autonomous...
  • Cameron proposes new anti-terrorism laws in Britain

    British Prime Minister David Cameron proposed new counter-terrorism laws Monday that would make it easier for the government to seize the passports of suspected militants from Britain traveling to Syria and Iraq. The proposed legislation would also...
  • Resignation follows report of child sex abuse in English town

    The numbers are shocking: at least 1,400 children sexually abused over a 16-year period in an English town of less than 300,000 people. Children “raped by multiple perpetrators, trafficked … abducted, beaten and intimidated. There were...
  • Scotland stands to win even if secession vote fails

     Scotland stands to win even if secession vote fails
    If the polls are right, supporters of independence for Scotland are heading for a disappointing defeat in next month's historic referendum on seceding from Britain. But in many ways, they've already won. Even if Britain remains intact, Scotland...
  • Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister

    Albert Reynolds dies at 81; former Irish prime minister
    Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday at his home in Dublin after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He...