Maureen Mottershaw has recorded nearly half a century of upheavals in the Royal family from her battered office chair in Derby. The 61-year-old has worked on the same production line, responding to news of births, marriages and anniversaries.
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King Juan Carlos has said all Spanish people feel the pain of the families of the 80 people killed in a high-speed train crash in north-western Spain.
BOSTON - A real estate developer on Thursday described a harrowing encounter with James "Whitey" Bulger, recounting how the reputed gangster shoved a shotgun in his mouth and threatened to kill him and his family if he did not pay $200,000.
ORLANDO, Fla. - The second juror to speak publicly told ABC News in an interview made available Thursday that she feels George Zimmerman got away with murder for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, but that there wasn't enough evidence at trial to convict ...
New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner has admitted sending inappropriate photos and texts to women online even after the exposure of that behavior forced his resignation from Congress two years ago.
SHARE 131 CONNECT 27 TWEET 11 COMMENTEMAILMORE. The New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez promised Thursday to stop fighting. No more name-calling.
Tunisia is experiencing a nationwide strike after protests over the killing of opposition leader Mohamed Brahmi. The biggest trade union, UGTT, called the shutdown to denounce general "terrorism, violence and murders".
The number of dead in Syria's civil war has surpassed 100,000, the United Nations chief said on Thursday, calling for urgent talks on ending two and a half years of violence even as President Bashar Assad's government blasted the United States as an ...
RAMALLAH, West Bank - It's not often that model Bar Refaeli gets a cold reception. But when a black-and-white poster of the smiling Israeli beauty went up last week in the West Bank city of Ramallah, it became a target of Palestinian anger because of the ...
Japan should bolster its marine force and introduce surveillance drones, a defence review paper says, highlighting concerns over China and North Korea.
JOE CASTRO/EPA. Julian Assange announced he and six other candidates will run for Senate in his newly formed WikiLeaks Party. Reprints; E-mail.
SHARE 295 CONNECT 45 TWEET 36 COMMENTEMAILMORE. ATTLEBORO, Mass. -- A grainy photo of Aaron Hernandez holding what appears to be a gun -- a capture from his home surveillance cameras only minutes after Odin Lloyd was shot, ...
SHARE 5 CONNECT 31 TWEET 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. Ariel Castro reportedly mulling plea deal. Ariel Castro, a former school bus driver accused of holding three women captive for more than a decade, is considering a plea deal, WKYC-TV has reported ...
All four of the medical marijuana dispensaries raided Wednesday by federal Drug Enforcement Administration agents have been in trouble with the feds before.
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Wall Street now has to contemplate life without SAC Capital Advisors, the hedge fund that manages billions of dollars. In a rare and aggressive action, federal authorities on Thursday indicted the fund on criminal charges.
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Company will plead guilty to a criminal charge in Deepwater Horizon disaster. gulfspill. U.S. Coast Guard crews spray water on the blazing remnants of BP's Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig on April 21, 2010.
SHARE 405 CONNECT 197 TWEET 28 COMMENTEMAILMORE. LOS ANGELES - Has Facebook cracked the holy grail of the new mobile technology? Investors sure think so.
Amanda Bynes' parents have just filed court documents asking a California judge to impose a conservatorship on their daughter due to her apparent mental illness, TMZ has learned.
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Though I sometimes tire of the sufferings of superheroes, I have a permanent soft spot for the Wolverine, the Marvel mutant whose indestructibility causes him endless physical and existential pain.
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MTV's VMAs have gone Gaga - again. The music network - which has already awarded the Lady nine Moonmen prizes in the last four years - has announced the woman born Stefani Germanotta as its first performer for this year's award show.
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A movie review of “The To-Do List,” a mixed bag of wit and tastelessness starring Aubrey Plaza as a teen who, as she prepares to go to college, wants to become an expert in sexual activity.
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