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British journalist John CantlieCaptive British journalist John Cantlie says he will soon reveal "facts" in propaganda video.


2014-09-18 10:38:13 -0600

A St. Andrews souvenir golf ball is seen on a golf course in LondonLONDON (Reuters) - The Royal and Ancient golf club agreed on Thursday to open its doors to women, ending 260 years of male-only membership at one of the oldest clubs in the world and paving the way for women to play a role in the sport's governance. The club's 2,400 worldwide members voted in person and via proxy and postal votes, with 85 percent in favour of allowing women members. (Editing by Ed Osmond)


2014-09-18 11:42:43 -0600

FILE - In a April 26, 2014 file photo, actor Kevin Spacey walks the green carpet as he arrives for the 15th annual International Indian Film Awards, in Tampa, Fla. A Massachusetts woman, Linda Louise Culkin of Quincy, Mass., who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Spacey in what prosecutors called a “persistent and malevolent” cyberstalking campaign, was sentenced Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, to more than four years in prison. A federal judge in Boston also ordered Culkin to pay Spacey $124,000 in restitution for bodyguards.The 55-year-old Culkin has been jailed since January 2012, meaning she has about 18 months left to serve. She pleaded guilty in November to charges including mailing threatening communications, and sending false information regarding explosives.(AP Photo/Brian Blanco, File)BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who threatened to blow up, torture and castrate Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey in what prosecutors called a "persistent and malevolent" cyberstalking campaign has been sentenced to more than four years in prison.


2014-09-18 11:32:31 -0600