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  • Egypt constitution referendum campaign begins with flap over banner

    Egypt constitution referendum campaign begins with flap over banner
    CAIRO -- The pictures were supposed to depict a cross-section of Egyptian society. But they somehow didn’t look quite right -- and as it turned out, they weren’t. A massive banner that was displayed Sunday during a nationally televised...
  • Peter O'Toole, 'Lawrence of Arabia' star, dies at 81

    Peter O'Toole, 'Lawrence of Arabia' star, dies at 81
    Actor Peter O’Toole, the swashbuckling star who received eight Academy Award nominations over a distinguished film career, died Saturday in London, his agent, Steve Kenis, said in an email to The Times. O’Toole was 81. A cause of death was...
  • Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' leaks; band posts full album stream

    Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor' leaks; band posts full album stream
    If you're listening to Arcade Fire's "Reflektor" right now, thank Ireland's Rollercoaster Records. The Kilkenny record store jumped the gun on the Oct. 29 release date by putting the album on sale early. As things do today, it instantly spread to all...
  • Breezy Point looks back a year after Superstorm Sandy

    Breezy Point looks back a year after Superstorm Sandy
    NEW YORK — As Superstorm Sandy roared ashore a year ago, the Atlantic Ocean swelled into the streets of Breezy Point, triggering a conflagration that devoured home after home in this neighborhood perched on a sliver of land on the fringes of New...
  • Jamie Dornan: Five things to know about the new Christian Grey

    Jamie Dornan: Five things to know about the new Christian Grey
    If you were one of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans left scratching your head after Charlie Hunnam was first cast as Christian Grey, you were probably even more perplexed when it was announced Jamie Dornan would take over the role. On Wednesday evening,...
  • A.S. King talks kids on reality TV and her new YA book, 'Reality Boy'

    A.S. King talks kids on reality TV and her new YA book, 'Reality Boy'
    Over the course of five books, A.S. King has established herself as a singular voice in today's young adult literature. She brings vivid life to realistic kids working through raw deals, from the death of a friend in Printz honor winner "Please Ignore...
  • Irish authorities take custody of blond girl living with Roma

    Irish authorities take custody of blond girl living with Roma
    LONDON – Authorities in Ireland have taken custody of a child described as a blond-haired, blue-eyed girl in the care of a Roma family she did not resemble, the second such case in Europe in a week. Police said Tuesday that they took the girl into...
  • Two children in Ireland are returned to their Roma parents

    Two children in Ireland are returned to their Roma parents
    LONDON – A blond-haired girl taken from a Roma couple in Ireland has been reunited with them after DNA testing confirmed that she is their biological daughter, and a towheaded boy was returned to his family following similar tests, Irish media and...
  • Racism at play as 'kidnapped' Roma children taken from parents

    Racism at play as 'kidnapped' Roma children taken from parents
    No one ever accused me of stealing my own baby, but I know what it feels like to be the olive-skinned, dark-eyed mother of a fair-haired, blue-eyed biological child. It’s a little weird. But it’s not exactly rare. When I heard...
  • Michael Fassbender is poised to strike

    Michael Fassbender is poised to strike
    This movie season, Michael Fassbender keeps getting lectured on the ways of the world. By an unlikely teacher. The German-born, Ireland-raised actor plays cruel plantation owner Epps in the period drama "12 Years a Slave," in which Brad Pitt, as a...
  • Facebook hires architect Frank Gehry for Dublin, London offices

    Facebook hires architect Frank Gehry for Dublin, London offices
    Facebook is taking its friendship with Frank Gehry across the Atlantic, reportedly signing the Los Angeles architect to work on new office space in Dublin, Ireland, where the company already has a major presence. He will also design new office space for...