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  • Cannes: Wizart's 'Snow Queen 2′ Sold to Poland and Israel (EXCLUSIVE)

    Russia's Wizart Animation has sold 3D stereoscopic toonpic "The Snow Queen 2" to Kino Swiat in Poland and Film House in Israel. Star Films has taken theatrical rights Wizart's "Sheep and Wolves" in Peru, Colombia, Bolivia and Ecuador. "We have seen the...
  • Pro-Russia gunmen in Ukraine release OSCE European arms inspectors

    Pro-Russia gunmen in Ukraine release OSCE European arms inspectors
    Pro-Russia gunmen on Saturday released a team of European arms inspectors and accompanying Ukrainian army officers who had been held for more than a week in the eastern town of Slovyansk. The release, described by a Kremlin envoy as a "goodwill move,"...
  • European inspectors freed in eastern Ukraine

    European inspectors freed in eastern Ukraine
    KIEV, Ukraine -- Captured European arms inspectors were released Saturday by gunmen in Ukraine's eastern town of Slovyansk, a Kremlin envoy said. Six arms control inspectors from Germany, Denmark, the Czech Republic and Poland and their German...
  • More for Your Money: VAT refunds and other ways to save when traveling

    On a recent three-week vacation, I was reminded — forced to remember, perhaps — that there are plenty of ways to save: There are cheaper alternatives or ways to get discounts for almost anything. You can even get money back on that extravagant...
  • Helen Oyeyemi on 'Boy, Snow, Bird'

    Helen Oyeyemi on 'Boy, Snow, Bird'
    In the novels of the young British writer Helen Oyeyemi, the gap between the fantasy world of fairy tales and "the real world" — whatever that is — all but collapses. "Mr. Fox" (2011), for example, is a fable about a writer and his dying...
  • Sochi Olympics: France sweeps men's freestyle ski cross

    Sochi Olympics: France sweeps men's freestyle ski cross
    SOCHI, Russia – The fab threesome of U.S. freeskiers Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper landed on the cover of a limited edition of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes cereal box after sweeping the slopestyle podium. Now that the French trio...
  • Sochi Olympics: Maddie Bowman of the U.S. wins women's freestyle halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: Maddie Bowman of the U.S. wins women's freestyle halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — Maddie Bowman of the United States won the first-ever gold in women's Olympic halfpipe skiing. The 20-year-old Bowman scored 89.00 in the finals on Thursday night to edge Marie Martinod of France. Ayana Onozuka of Japan earned...
  • Heini Halberstam, 1926-2014

     Heini Halberstam, 1926-2014
    His mother's foresight saved mathematician Heini Halberstam from the Holocaust and brought him to England, where chance led to a career in number theory and a focus on the puzzle of prime numbers, whole numbers like seven and 13 that can be divided only...
  • What's behind Russia's moves in Ukraine? Fear of NATO

    What's behind Russia's moves in Ukraine? Fear of NATO
    The causes of the unfolding crisis in Ukraine are many, but most fundamentally its roots can be found in an enormously consequential decision made by the United States and its allies in the early 1990s. Faced with a strategic challenge of constructing a...
  • Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit

    Retail Roundup: Lego earnings are awesome, J.C. Penney sees profit
    Lego: Everything is awesome for toy brick company Lego, which said Thursday that its global sales rose 10% last year even as the global toy market suffered a slight revenue slide. The Danish company, whose star turn in “The Lego Movie” has...
  • Ole Einar Bjoerndalen ties Winter Olympic record with 12th medal

    Ole Einar Bjoerndalen ties Winter Olympic record with 12th medal
    SOCHI, Russia — Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway won the men’s 10-kilometer sprint Saturday at the Sochi Games for his seventh career Olympic gold medal. Bjoerndalen also tied a Winter Olympic record with his 12th overall medal, matching...