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Mr. Mickey's Top Ten Favorite Looks from the BAFTAS - PAPER

<i>Being</i> Downton Abbey<i>-addicted Yanks we always look to our British cousins to keep things chic and sophisticated on the red carpet. This weekend the BAFTAs, the UK equivalent of the Oscars, were handed out. Compared to the all the kooks and cuties at the Grammy Awards in LA, these Brits did indeed</i> …

Downton Abbey

Workers Fired At Mexico Plant Stake Their Ground On Union Rights

Her husband kicked her out for defying management and she spends her days in a makeshift tent outside the gates of the Kentucky-based Lexmark plant, but even on Christmas, Maria Duran is resolute: “I want to defend our rights. I will continue."<p>CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — “This is a difficult Christmas. …

2015: The year in classical music

<i>A look back at the top stories, trends and memorable performances in the field of classical music.</i><p><b>Pop goes the orchestra:</b> In December, the country star Taylor Swift gave $50,000 to the Seattle Symphony, in part because of her admiration of their CD of John Luther Adams’s Pulitzer Prize-winning …

Flute

The planet might be telling us that there’s a big change coming

It’s been over two years since Malcolm Gladwell’s latest book came out and more than two weeks since Kim Kardashian’s latest child came out — which …

Opinion: The pictures of the year 2015

People remember distinctive images. A picture can only become the image of the year if it also makes a difference - and such an assessment can only …

Human Rights

How to Make Incredible Brussels Sprouts

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Cooking

11 Cocktails to Make with Just 2 Ingredients

Because stores (and bars) may not be open on Christmas Day—when you need a drink most.<p>Overcomplicated drinks have a habit of coming out during the …

Cocktails

Death of an Orca: What It Means for the GOP

Donald Trump may be to the Republican Party what Blackfish was to SeaWorld.<p>The documentary Blackfish on the mistreatment of Orcas had a disastrous effect on the marine amusement park, revealing a long-standing and widely-accepted SeaWorld lie that the whales were being treated well. Following the …

Republican Primaries

Blogs | Food & Wine

Jet Tila joins the upcoming season as the show returns to its original format.<p>Dogfish Head, Cigar City, and Funky Buddha have all donated bottles to …

Ice Cream

How to Glow Like Jennifer Lopez for Under $10

J.Lo's makeup pro, Mary Phillips, breaks it down.<p>When you look like Jennifer Lopez, why risk tarnishing a flawless beauty track record by experimenting with wild lip colors and crazy eye makeup? "I really wanted to pay homage to the glow, but do a more amped-up version," J.Lo's makeup pro, Mary …

9 She Sheds We Want to Live in Right This Second

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Food & Dining

Members of Libya's rival parliaments reach tentative deal

Politicians turn backs on United Nations proposals and say they want new agreement to unite country that does not include foreign intervention, further muddying an already confused picture<p>Politicians from Libya's rival parliaments reached a tentative power-sharing agreement in Tunisia on Sunday, …

Africa

Japan cut its target for women in leadership positions from 30% to 7%

For years Japan’s government has been touting a goal to increase the number of women in senior jobs, both in the private and public sectors. In 2003, then-prime minister Junichiro Koizumi proposed the goal of having 30% women in leadership roles by 2020. Current prime minister Shinzo Abe seized on …

Japan

Security chiefs block release of report on 1983 Soviet nuclear scare

US has released several documents relating to Able Archer crisis but Cabinet Office has released just the title page of joint intelligence committee report<p>Security chiefs are trying to block the release of documents that would shed fresh light on how Britain and the US came close to provoking a …

Surveillance

Armenia votes to give president's powers to prime minister

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Early results show that Armenian voters at Sunday's referendum have supported constitutional changes that would give more powers to the prime minister and parliament at the expense of the president.<p>Armenia's Central Election Commission said in a statement early on Monday …

South Asia

India’s capital launches emergency plan to curb dire pollution

NEW DELHI — The Delhi government announced an emergency plan Friday to curb the capital’s pollution levels, among the worst in the world, by limiting drivers to alternate days beginning next month.<p>From Jan. 1, residents of the city, which had been choking in thick smog in recent days, will be able …

Pollution

Austrian police baffled as tens of thousands of euros float down the Danube

Christmas has come early for one lucky man who spotted the wet treasure<p>Mystified police in Austria are trying to find out how more than €100,000 worth of €100 and €500 notes came to be floating down an arm of the River Danube.<p>Investigations have so far found no criminal act in the area in which …

Crime

Germany: 965,000 migrants registered through November

BERLIN (AP) — The number of people registered as asylum-seekers in Germany this year hit 965,000 by the end of November, well above a forecast for the whole year that was made less than four months ago, the country's interior minister said Monday.<p>Some 206,000 new arrivals were registered in …

Aegean Sea

Israeli court jails Palestinian MP for 15 months

A prominent Palestinian politician has been jailed for 15 months by an Israeli military court, the military confirmed.<p>Khalida Jarrar - a senior member of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and a well-known political figure and activist - was sentenced on Sunday at the …

Rights & Freedoms

British tourist tried to board plane with toy bomb in Bali

Holidaymaker who prompted security scare on popular tourist island reportedly hoped to bring the toy back for New Year’s Eve party<p>A plane packed with tourists departing the holiday island of Bali was forced to return to the terminal because a British passenger had wanted to bring a toy bomb …

Extremism

Flemish minister rejects racism accusations after blacking up

Sven Gatz tweeted picture of himself as ‘Black Pete’, Santa’s sidekick in local folklore but whom some see as a racist relic from Belgium’s colonial times<p>The Flemish culture minister, Sven Gatz, has defended his decision to blacken his face for a costume after he was criticised as racist.<p>Gatz, a …

Santa Claus

German court declares 93-year-old Auschwitz SS guard fit for trial | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - The trial of a 93-year-old former SS guard accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau will open in mid-February, a court spokeswoman said on Monday.<p>A general view of main gate of the former Nazi concentration …

North Africa

Cristina Kirchner 'creating as many problems as possible for the new government'

Mauricio Macri, who on Thursday will be sworn in as the new president of Argentina, is engaged in a public spat with Cristina Kirchner - who he accuses of sabotaging his new government<p>With only three days left in office, many heads of state would be winding down and savouring their final hours of …

Argentina

Lawmakers in Ten States Push for Debt-Free College

Local lawmakers in ten states including New Hampshire, Iowa and Massachusetts announced a new push for legislation on Monday to make attending public …

New Hampshire

New York City approves $20 million for guards in private schools | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City will spend nearly $20 million next year to pay for unarmed security guards at private and religious schools, despite criticism from outside groups.<p>The city council voted 41-4 on Monday in favor of the expenditure, which will reimburse private and religious schools …

North Africa