David Beckham will reject the chance to make one final appearance for England, a person familiar with the former captain's plans said Thursday.
Chinese businessman Kenny Huang has reportedly offered to buy Liverpool's 237 million-pound debt ($374 million) from a British bank in an attempt to end Tom Hicks and George Gillett Jr.'s control of the English Premier League club.
There is no better proof of a dysfunctional - and broke - system of government than Congress passing additional funding for the Afghan war - $300 billion thus far - while simultaneously denying the unemployed an extension of benefits - and then taking a 10-day Independence Day vacation. With the jobless rate hovering just under 10 percent of a 158-million-strong U.S. labor force, including 1.3 million who didn't get their benefits reinstated and an additional 200,000 a week who have been without a job for at least six months and stand to lose their benefits each week until Congress acts, about 15 million Americans are out of work.
LONDON DAILY TELEGRAPH
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The Taliban has published its first military field manual detailing how to spring ambushes, run spies and conduct an insurgency against coalition forces in Afghanistan.
LONDON — Libya is sitting on a stockpile of almost 200 barrels of uranium despite agreeing in 2003 to dismantle its nuclear program, the Daily Telegraph has learned.
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BERLIN — The great-granddaughter of composer Richard Wagner has been jeered and booed after staging one of his operas complete with nudity, giant plastic phalluses and raining shoes.
PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland.