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  • The beauty and sadness of Beachy Head

    February 28, 2017 12:39 AM 26

    The chalk cliffs at Beachy Head sit at the eastern end of the South Downs National Park on the south coast of England and offer wonderful views across the south coast to those walking the coastal path. The cliffs have appeared in many films, from Quadrophenia to Harry Potter and of course Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Yet for all their beauty and symbolism

  • China's top diplomat holds talks at White House, meets Trump

    February 27, 2017 8:12 PM 23

    WASHINGTON China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi met U.S. President Donald Trump and held talks with his senior advisers at the White House on Monday, the White House said. Yang led a six-person delegation that held talks with Trump's national security adviser H.R. McMaster, Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner and other officials, White House spokesman

  • Pentagon delivers draft plan to defeat Islamic State to White House

    February 27, 2017 5:28 PM 25

    WASHINGTON A Pentagon-led preliminary plan to defeat Islamic State has been delivered to the White House and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will brief senior administration officials later on Monday, a Defense Department spokesman told reporters. Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters that it was the framework for a broader plan and looked

  • From the Archives: 1966 Oscar win for Julie Christie

    February 25, 2017 10:06 AM 14

    In “Darling,” Christie portrayed a model in London's swinging '60s. The movie received five Academy Award nominations, also winning the Best Original Screenplay and Best Costume Design Oscars. Julie Andrews had won the best actress Oscar in 1965 for "Mary Poppins," and was expected to win again for "The Sound of Music." When Christie was asked whether

  • Barack Obama and daughter Malia attend 'The Price' on Broadway

    February 25, 2017 8:12 AM 33

    Barack Obama, Danny DeVito, Mark Ruffalo and Jessica Hecht chat backstage at The Roundabout Theatre Company's production of "Arthur Miller's The Price" on Broadway at The American Airlines Theatre on February 24, 2017 in New York City. Barack Obama, Mark Ruffalo, and Jessica Hecht chat backstage at The Roundabout Theatre Company's production of "Arthur

  • Trump signs executive order aimed at cutting federal regulations

    February 24, 2017 5:29 PM 35

    WASHINGTON President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at repealing or simplifying federal regulations. The order, signed by Trump in the Oval Office with chief executives of major U.S. corporations standing behind him, directs each federal agency to establish a regulatory reform task force to ensure every agency has a team to research

  • Mnuchin says goal is to pass tax reform by August

    February 23, 2017 4:51 PM 24

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the administration is committed to getting major tax reform legislation through Congress by August. He also says President Donald Trump's economic proposals will boost growth significantly to annual rates above 3 percent. In an interview with CNBC, Mnuchin says that tax reform is the administration's top economic

  • U.S. to discuss immigration efforts with Mexico: White House

    February 22, 2017 6:43 PM 72

    WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will discuss the Trump administration's stepped-up efforts to combat illegal immigration in talks with Mexican officials later this week, the White House said on Wednesday. "I think Secretary Tillerson and Secretary Kelly are going to have a great discussion down there

  • Mattis welcomes naming of Trump's top security adviser: Pentagon

    February 21, 2017 5:22 PM 33

    WASHINGTON U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis welcomed the naming of Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as the new national security adviser, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday. U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named McMaster as his new national security adviser, choosing a military officer known for speaking his mind and challenging his superiors

  • U.S. committed to Europe alliances: Haley

    February 21, 2017 5:07 PM 33

    NEW YORK NATO is the "strongest alliance in history" and the United States is committed to its alliances in Europe, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Tuesday. The U.S. is working to make the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) "even more effective," Haley said, and policy differences with European allies should not be seen as anything