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  • ECB says Hungary's new law could hurt financial stability

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's plans to force banks to refund borrowers for overcharging could hurt financial stability and the authorities should consider the effects carefully when drawing up further measures, the European Central Bank said. The...
  • WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]

    WWI: the not-so-great war [Commentary]
    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
  • WWI, the not so great war

    NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years. While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
  • 100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I

    100 years later, remembering the crucible called World War I
    The shot that changed the world rang out on a sunny summer's morning in Southeastern Europe. No one knew then that the assassin's bullet would spell the death not just of an Austrian aristocrat but the entire global order, with four empires and millions...
  • Soccer fans often feel pain — and sometimes even a bite

     Soccer fans often feel pain — and sometimes even a bite
    In an exclusive interview, Raffaele Raia — the noted Italian soccer aficionado from Oliveto Citra, near Salerno — said America is missing only one thing to fully grasp World Cup soccer. "Until Americans live and die with it, as we Italians...
  • Eliza Ardizzone, equestrian

    Eliza Ardizzone, equestrian
    Eliza Ardizzone, who was born in Lake Forest, loved to go horseback riding with her family in Mexico, where they lived when she was 7. That childhood passion only grew stronger. By her early teens she knew she wanted a career working with horses. In her...
  • Lionsgate, Studiocanal Expanding Movie Output Deal, Starting with 'Mockingjay'

    Lionsgate has expanded its partnership with European conglomerate Studiocanal for the distribution of Lionsgate feature films in Germany, Austria and Switzerland -- starting with "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1." The new deal includes "The Hunger...
  • River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers

    River cruising may be the ticket for bored ocean cruisers
    It was a chilly, rainy afternoon when my husband and I boarded the Viking Freya in Budapest, Hungary, for an eight-day cruise along the Danube River to Nuremberg, Germany. After arriving from the U.S. a few days earlier to tour the city, we finally had...
  • Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy

    Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy
    On the Viking Freya, most of the staterooms measure 135 to 205 square feet. One night I found a towel elephant along with the daily newsletter on my bed. Those are about all she has in common with the cruise ships lined up at Port Miami and Port...
  • Will Formula One's Mercedes team get back on track in Austria?

    Will Formula One's Mercedes team get back on track in Austria?
    After winning the season's first six races, Formula One's Mercedes team came up short at the Canadian Grand Prix, where Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo took the checkered flag. So as the series prepares for the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, the...
  • John Kass: Soccer fans often feel pain -- and sometimes even a bite

    In an exclusive interview, Raffaele Raia -- the noted Italian soccer aficionado from Oliveto Citra, near Salerno -- said America is missing only one thing to fully grasp World Cup soccer. "Until Americans live and die with it, as we Italians do, you won'...