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  • Australia to reintroduce temporary visas for refugees

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will reintroduce a controversial temporary visa system to deal with a huge backlog of asylum seekers, its immigration minister said on Thursday, despite criticism the stopgap process leaves refugees in limbo. Conservative...
  • Clashes With Police Overshadow British Anti-Cuts Rally

    Clashes With Police Overshadow British Anti-Cuts Rally
    Black-clad, masked youths clashed with police, smashed windows and started a fire in central London on Saturday when more than a quarter of a million Britons marched in protest against government spending cuts. Breakaway groups splintered from the main...
  • Obama in London: Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Obamas for state visit

    Obama in London: Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Obamas for state visit
    Queen Elizabeth II welcomed President Obama to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, marking the start of a state visit with the British monarch. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this post misspelled the first name of the wife of...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Julian Fellowes

    The Sunday Conversation: Julian Fellowes
    British film hyphenate Julian Fellowes, 61, who won an original screenplay Oscar for "Gosford Park," returns to early 20th century England for the script of his latest TV drama, "Downton Abbey." The four-episode series about life on a great country...
  • Police Make Arrests at News International Headquarters

    Police Make Arrests at News International Headquarters
    LONDON - our current and former employees of Britain's Sun newspaper were arrested by authorities investigating claims of inappropriate payments to police, News Corp. and police said Saturday. Police searched the men's homes as well as the East London...
  • Book Review: 'To End All Wars'

    Book Review: 'To End All Wars'
    To End All Wars A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 Adam Hochschild Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 450 pp., $28 We think of Europe in 1914 as a continent all too eager for war — volunteers jamming recruiting offices, festooned soldiers...
  • Sole Attacker Blamed in Norway Massacre, Twin Attacks Leave 76 Dead

    Sole Attacker Blamed in Norway Massacre, Twin Attacks Leave 76 Dead
    OSLO (KTLA) -- Norwegian police continue to search for victims Saturday after a homegrown terrorist launched a shooting rampage at a youth camp just hours after exploding a car bomb in the central government district in Oslo. As of Saturday, the death...
  • IU alumni appointed Ireland's ninth president

    IU alumni appointed Ireland's ninth president
    Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie extended congratulations to Michael D. Higgins, an IU alumnus who will become Ireland's ninth president. "On behalf of Indiana University, I would like to congratulate IU alumnus Michael D. Higgins upon...
  • Margaret Thatcher dies at 87; Britain's first female prime minister

    Margaret Thatcher dies at 87; Britain's first female prime minister
    LONDON -- Margaret Thatcher, the grocer's daughter who punched through an old-boy political network to become Britain's first female prime minister, stamping her personality indelibly on the nation and pursuing policies that reverberate decades later, has...
  • Rowling's adult novel lacks magic, some critics say

    Rowling's adult novel lacks magic, some critics say
    LONDON (Reuters) - J.K. Rowling's first foray into adult fiction was bound to be compared to her wildly successful Harry Potter series, and, while "The Casual Vacancy" has earned mixed reviews, for some critics the magic has worn off. The Casual Vacancy,...
  • Review: Ruth Rendell's thought-provoking 'The St. Zita Society'

    Review: Ruth Rendell's thought-provoking 'The St. Zita Society'
    -------------------- The St. Zita Society A Novel Ruth Rendell Scribner: 272 pp., $26 -------------------- If you're unfamiliar with Ruth Rendell, if you've somehow managed to miss her 60 or so books, if you've never experienced the frisson...