Unseen photos of Churchill, Astaire, Garbo and others
It all started with some boxes that had not been opened for 80 years.

Immigration row fuels early 2016 US presidential race

The crowd cheers as US President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the new steps he will be taking within his executive authority on immigration at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 21, 2014When President Barack Obama unveiled his immigration plan and Republican rivals howled their disapproval, the drama signaled not just a clash of political positions: it kicked off the 2016 presidential campaign. Several likely Republican White House contenders -- and a very prominent Democrat, Hillary Clinton -- provided some of the most visible early reactions to the president's controversial executive order. Their statements helped draw the battle lines of Washington's immigration warfare that is sure to extend all the way to the next national election, when Republicans will be seeking to end their eight-year White House drought. "I support the president's decision to begin fixing our broken immigration system and focus finite resources on deporting felons rather than families," Clinton, the 2016 Democratic frontrunner, said in a statement that earned attention in part for the swiftness of its release after Obama's announcement.

Philippines blacklists nine Hong Kong journalists for heckling Aquino
Manila (Reuters) - The Philippines has barred entry to nine Hong Kong television and radio journalists, saying they heckled President Benigno Aquino during a meeting of the APEC grouping last year and presented a threat to public safety.

Boy beating the odds with his music
A young refugee boy survives in Turkey thanks to his flute but no thanks to police.

Strong Earthquake Hits Central Japan - Wall Street Journal

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Strong Earthquake Hits Central Japan
Wall Street Journal
TOKYO—A strong earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday night, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning was issued. The magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit parts of Nagano city and surrounding areas the hardest, ...
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In blow to Cameron, UKIP wins second parliamentary seat
ROCHESTER/LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives lost a second parliamentary seat to the anti-EU UKIP party on Friday, an embarrassing defeat heralding a possible fragmentation of Britain's two-party system in next year's national election.














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