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US-bound Egypt plane diverted

LONDON (AP) – British fighter jets escorted a plane from Cairo bound for New York to an emergency landing in the U.K. after a passenger discovered a letter threatening the aircraft, officials said Saturday. Flight […]

06/15/2013

Polar Bear peers over the edge of an ice floe, Svalbard archipelago, Norway. (AP Photo)

Wanted: Polar bear spotter on Norwegian islands

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Do you enjoy the outdoors and have strong vocal cords? If so, Norway might have a summer job for you: three weeks in the Arctic wilderness spotting polar bears.

04/30/2013

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BBC will air only part of song used as anti-Thatcher taunt

LONDON (AP) — The BBC is in a bind after opponents of Margaret Thatcher pushed the song “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her policies.

04/12/2013

Brett King

Brett King on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with a bestselling author and American Banker’s Innovator of the Year for 2012, Brett King. The founder of the direct mobile bank Moven, he is an International Judge for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards, the Asian Banker Retail Excellence Awards and the Middle-East Business Achievement Awards.

03/08/2013

Artist Makes Art Out of Clouds…INDOORS!

A Dutch artist is generating a storm of attention with his art.  Berndnaut Smilde creates clouds indoors. The delicate displays only exist for a brief moment in time, leaving just a photograph or an image […]

01/17/2013

Thompson starts as NY Times CEO amid BBC scandal

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson is starting his job on Monday amid a widening scandal at his former employer, the BBC. When the Times hired him in August, Thompson […]

11/12/2012

BBC chief quits after saying TV report was wrong

LONDON (AP) – George Entwistle, the director general of the BBC, resigned on Saturday night over a TV program the network had aired that wrongly implicated a British politician in a child sex-abuse scandal. In […]

11/10/2012

UK police: 300 potential Savile abuse victims

LONDON (AP) – British police say 300 potential victims of a disgraced BBC entertainer, the late Jimmy Savile, have come forward so far since details emerged earlier this month that he was among the country’s […]

10/25/2012

Is that a tree-climber in your pants or are you happy to be here?

Three United Arab Emirates nationals have been arrested after security guards at India’s capital airport found two of the men hiding slender lorises in small pouches in their underwear. The BBC says security guards at […]

09/11/2012

Review: Following foreign athletes is cumbersome

By Anick Jesdanun, AP Technology Writer It should come as no surprise that much of the Olympics coverage in the U.S. is focused on American athletes and top performers from other countries. You’re not going […]

08/07/2012

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