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Stephen Fry on mythos, political correctness and why Britain's 'preposterous' monarchy endures Stephen Fry has carved out a unique place in pop culture as an actor, author and activist all of it done with a characteristic comedic flourish. Here's his take on the royals, Greek mythology and Marvel comics, political correctness, and Trump's modern Am | May 20, 2018 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A wedding like no other From the moment Prince Harry and Meghan Markle became engaged, it seemed obvious their marriage would break new ground, but only so far. | May 20, 2018 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan's Shoplifters wins Palme d'Or at Cannes film festival A tumultuous Cannes Film Festival concluded Saturday with the Palme d'Or awarded to Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters, a tender portrait of a poor, impoverished family, while Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento vowed justice will come to | May 20, 2018 01:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Coalition led by anti-U.S. cleric wins Iraq election A political bloc led by populist Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States who also opposes Iranian influence in Iraq, has won the country's parliamentary election, the electoral commission has announced. | May 19, 2018 10:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The royal wedding in under an hour For those who missed it, you can catch up in under an hour with a video of Prince Harry and Meghan's royal wedding or take in other highlights from the event. | May 19, 2018 9:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. bishop's fiery 'love' speech highlight of royal wedding In contrast to the muted style of sermon the Royal Family is used to, the head of the Episcopal Church in the U.S. stole the show during Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding as he spoke passionately on the theme of love. | May 19, 2018 5:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
1st victims of Texas high school shooting identified A substitute teacher and a foreign exchange student from Pakistan are among the first confirmed victims of Friday's mass shooting at a Texas high school. | May 19, 2018 2:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Did former Canadian ISIS member lie to the New York Times or to CBC News? Contradictory stories from a Canadian man about his time with ISIS in Syria raise questions about whether what hes told two major media organizations about his role in killings overseas is true, and what should be done about it? | May 19, 2018 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why the romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak may remain a mystery Food inspectors still don't know the source of the dangerous bacteria that sent dozens of people to hospital and made more than 200 people sick in two separate incidents of contaminated romaine lettuce. | May 19, 2018 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Congo reports 3 new Ebola cases in large city Congo's health minister says three new cases of the often lethal Ebola virus have been confirmed in a city of more than 1 million people. | May 19, 2018 10:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend