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  • Letters: Wages and quality of life

    Re "L.A. may raise hotel wages to $15," Feb. 18 At the end of the day, society must settle up these accounts one way or the other. Either you pay workers enough so they will not only have the wherewithal to show up and do their jobs each day but also to...
  • Duquette doesn't rule out Orioles signing a free-agent hitter

    Duquette doesn't rule out Orioles signing a free-agent hitter
    SARASOTA, FLA. — Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette will not rule out another free agent acquisition to upgrade the team's offensive lineup, though top remaining hitter Kendrys Morales would require the club to give up its third pick in...
  • France, a down-in-the-dumps nation

    PARIS — Not long ago, I attended a colloquium of French scientists and philosophers in Corsica, France, called "How to Think About the Future." With few exceptions, the astrophysicists, economists, physicians and social theorists on hand offered...
  • Oscar-Nominated Dramas Confound Hollywood's Liberation-Story Formulas

    Oscar voters have traditionally loved liberation stories, uplifting tales of the oppressed throwing off their shackles. In this season's contending scripts, though, the power relationships are more tangled and the stories lack such cathartic retribution....
  • Brazil's Azul airlines eyes South Florida airports as part of U.S. launch in 2015

    For South Floridians with ties to Brazil, a new avenue for traveling to the country known for its samba dance, Rio Carnival showcase and strong U.S. trade relations could soon open up. Azul Brazilian Airlines announced Wednesday it plans to launch...
  • Double standard when it comes to U.S. banks and foreign transactions

    If you use U.S. dollars to pay the U.S. subsidiary of an overseas company for a product stored in the U.S., is that a foreign transaction? That question arose after Jay Berman, 74, of Manhattan Beach was slapped with a 3% foreign transaction fee by Bank...
  • Economy was hit harder by severe winter than initially feared

    Economy was hit harder by severe winter than initially feared
    The economy stumbled badly during the severe winter, much more than first estimated, according to a government report, and stalled a recovery that appeared poised to take off this year. Economists, however, see the quarterly drop more as a delay in...
  • Cannes Q&A: Eurimages Executive Director Roberto Olla

    Eurimages has a solid presence this year at Cannes, where six pics supported by the Council of Europe's co-production fund are screening in the official selection. Its executive director Roberto Olla talked about his efforts to expand Eurimages beyond...
  • American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes

    American actors and directors projected to shine at Cannes
    Seventy years ago next month, the Americans made a historic landing in France. They're at it again. At this year's Cannes Film Festival, the prestigious and peculiarly French cinema gathering now underway, many of the hottest titles don't come from an...
  • Beyond Uber and Airbnb: The future of the 'sharing economy'

    Beyond Uber and Airbnb: The future of the 'sharing economy'
    I was watching from inside my shiny tower in London’s financial district the day that Lehman Bros. collapsed. Bankers were walking out the revolving doors clutching files and family photos, economic refugees in well-cut suits. The party was over. Of...
  • CANNES- Backup Media Partners With Rentrak On Moviechainer

    CANNES- Backup Media, the Paris-based film financing powerhouse, is teaming up with Rentrak on Moviechainer, the cloud-based app allowing right-holders to model and track the legal and financial structure of their film projects. Under the partnership,...