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It turns out Northern Ireland won't have its own team for the World Cup.
A more appropriate title for this book might be "Empire Happens." No British king or minister made a conscious decision to create the greatest empire in history. The imperium was created as a patchwork over the centuries beginning with the subjugation of Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
United said the Everton manager was given a six-year deal and will take charge of the newly crowned Premier League champions from July 1.
Frank Duggan is worried about the fate of Libya's ambassador to the United States, after reading the latest news from Libya and recalling the adage that no good deed goes unpunished.
The course at Muirfield will be lengthened by 158 yards for this year's British Open.
Royal & Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson is looking into regulations that could keep Rory McIlroy from choosing which team he represents in the 2016 Olympics.
Just because the home of the Masters now has female members, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club has no plans to pressure the all-male clubs in the British Open rotation to change its membership policies.
It was a g'day for all the Australians.
There was a time not long ago when Britain's golfers ruled Augusta National like no other country. Now, the latest group of talented Brits is determined to end the empire's 17-year drought at the Masters.
So divisive was Thatcher's 11-year rule of Britain that her death at the age of 87 on Monday produced no tributes from the country's major sporting institutions. The Premier League even told soccer clubs that they would not have to hold a minute's silence in honor of the late British leader.
There already is swift, emotionally charged reaction to a National Rifle Association school-security report that recommends at least one armed guard in every school in the nation. Vilification is afoot.
When Ashley Judd, the liberal actress and activist, first floated the idea of running for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky many Democrats from Washington to Louisville all but swooned at the prospect. She seemed like the party's best shot at taking out their biggest boogeymen, Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader in the Senate.
Tom Watson is giving back one of his captain's picks for the Ryder Cup.
The House Ethics Committee said Tuesday it has begun investigations of two veteran lawmakers accused of misusing or failing to report campaign money.
Robert Louis Stevenson is the author of "Treasure Island" and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," some of the most thrilling stories in literary history. But in a newly discovered essay, he says he was often bored by the fiction of his day.