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Prince George and Princess Charlotte have surprising name for Camilla - and it's not 'Grandma'

She's arguably the most famous step-grandmother in the world, but what do George and Charlotte actually refer to Camilla as?<p>As we know, the Royal …

Royal Family

Trump's Latest Charlottesville Remarks Are Condemned Abroad

LONDON — President Donald Trump's claim that "two sides" were to blame for the unrest in Charlottesville appears to have further tarnished his reputation globally.<p>The foreign reaction has ranged from high-profile lawmakers calling Trump's remarks "trivializing" and "sickening," to one campaign …

CBS All Access plans to launch in Canada early next year

U.S. streaming service CBS All Access is coming to Canada next year.<p>The subscription platform behind the upcoming original series <i>Star Trek: Discovery</i> and <i>The Good Wife</i> spinoff <i>The Good Fight</i> says it's looking to expand into new markets.<p>The first stop will be Canada in the first half of 2018.<p>Last …

War

Century (feat. Jarvis Cocker)

Inside Donald Trump's tumultuous first 100 days - STATE - CNN Politics

Donald Trump

Islamic State claims Paris shooting, one policeman killed

PARIS (Reuters) - A French policeman was shot dead and two others were wounded in central Paris on Thursday night in an attack carried out days before presidential elections and quickly claimed by the Islamic State militant group.<p>President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the “cowardly …

Extremism

Arresting Julian Assange is a priority, says US attorney general Jeff Sessions

Justice department ‘stepping up’ efforts to prosecute WikiLeaks founder as CNN reports that charges have been drawn up<p>The arrest of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is now a “priority” for the US, the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, has said.<p>Hours later it was reported by CNN that authorities have …

UK Music Labels Reap Digital Streaming's Rewards

The UK music industry’s digital shakeout is still underway, with paid downloads seemingly the latest casualty as listeners pivot to streaming …

Arkansas executes first inmate in 12 years

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after a protracted legal battle that questioned aspects of the use of the death penalty in the United States, which fell to a quarter-century low in 2016.<p>Inmate Ledell Lee is shown in this booking photo …

U.S. Supreme Court

K. Michelle Shows Off Breasts Running Topless Through Atlantic Records Office

Well this is a unique way to celebrate completing a new album. Singer K. Michelle decided to streak topless through the offices of her record label …

Viagogo snubs MPs' inquiry into online ticket reselling

Switzerland-based firm angers MPs by failing to send an executive to give evidence before select committee into secondary ticketing<p>Controversial ticket resale website Viagogo was accused of “naked mis-selling and fraud”, as it delivered an almost unprecedented snub to MPs by failing to show up for …

For the 2nd year in a row, the healthiest, happiest city in the US is...

Pack a swimsuit and head south to reach the nation’s healthiest and happiest city.<p>For the second year in a row, Naples, Florida, and the nearby communities of Immokalee and Marco Island take the No. 1 spot in the Gallup-Healthways State of American Well-Being 2016 Community Rankings, released on …

The Sonos Playbase is a $700 speaker that sits under your TV

It’s similar to the Playbar, but for TVs that aren’t mounted<p>Sonos has a brand new speaker for the first time since 2013. The company has redesigned and refreshed some existing products in its popular lineup of multi-room audio speakers since then, but today marks the introduction of Sonos’ first …

Sales of George Orwell's 1984 surge after Kellyanne Conway's 'alternative facts'

Comments made by Donald Trump’s adviser have been compared to the classic dystopian novel, pushing it to become the sixth best-selling book on Amazon<p>Sales of George Orwell’s dystopian drama 1984 have soared after Kellyanne Conway, adviser to the reality-TV-star-turned-president, Donald Trump, used …

Donald Trump

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway 'repeatedly punched man' at Trump inauguration ball

Kellyanne Conway, the senior adviser to Donald Trump, repeatedly punched a man at an inaugural ball, a witness has said.<p>Charles Gasparino, a correspondent for the Fox Business network, said he saw Mrs Conway intervene during a fight between two tuxedoed attendees.<p>“Suddenly out of nowhere came Trump …

Donald Trump’s White House Takes a Nixonian Turn

Forget the Clintonian parsing of what the word “is” is. When it comes to Sean Spicer, better to “watch what we do, not what we say.”<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>A fashionista friend in the White House press corps answered this lingering question after <b>Sean Spicer’s</b> …

Trump inauguration was 'most watched ever’ Spicer claims again – video

White House press secretary Sean Spicer addressed the ongoing controversy over his claims about the attendance numbers for Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony at length during his first official briefing on Monday, saying ‘sometimes we can disagree with facts’. Spicer said he intended to always be …