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  • Cannes: Niki Caro Set to Direct Maria Callas Biopic

    Niki Caro is set to direct "Callas," about the relationship between legendary opera singer Maria Callas and billionaire Aristotle Onassis. Caro is also writing the script. Caro is currently in post-production on "McFarland," set to be released by...
  • MK2 Clinches Deals on Assayas' Competition Player 'Sils Maria' (EXCLUSIVE)

    CANNES- French auteur Olivier Assayas' drama "Sils Maria" has drawn a flurry of buyers in the run-up to its world premiere on May 23 in Cannes. Nathanael Karmitz' Paris-based MK2 has closed deals with Pinnacle (Australia), California Filmes (Latin...
  • U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin runs world's 2 fastest 100 meters for 2014

    U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin runs world's 2 fastest 100 meters for 2014
    American sprinter Justin Gatlin is having a good week. Over the last four days, Gatlin has recorded the two fastest 100-meter times in the world for 2014, setting the latest mark in China on Wednesday. His 9.87-second time at the IAAF World...
  • Federer ousted from French Open

    Federer ousted from French Open
    PARIS - Roger Federer was knocked out in the last 16 of the French Open on Sunday, losing 6-7(5), 7-6(3,) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to 18th-seed Ernests Gulbis of Latvia, his worst result at Roland Garros since 2004. The fourth seed and 2009 champion was second...
  • Troubled loans lead to failure of local savings bank

    Troubled loans lead to failure of local savings bank
    Losses on loans made to investors rehabilitating city homes helped drive to failure a small savings bank founded by immigrants in East Baltimore more than 100 years ago, said the CEO of the bank that acquired much of its portfolio. Federal banking...
  • Karlovy Vary Film Festival Unveils Line-up

    LONDON -- The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival unveiled its line-up Tuesday, with seven world premieres and five international premieres in the program, including films from Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili, Russian director Angelina Nikonova and...
  • Box Office: 'Neighbors' Crosses $100 Million Domestically

    Raunchy frat comedy "Neighbors" graduated to the $100 million club on Friday. The film has grossed an estimated $104.1 million domestically and another $60 million internationally. That represents a healthy return on investment for Universal Pictures,...
  • Monica Puig becomes first Puerto Rican to win a WTA title

    Monica Puig became the first Puerto Rican player to win a WTA title by beating Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain, 6-4, 6-3, on Saturday in the Strasbourg International final in France. “It's amazing to do this coming from such a small island, where...
  • Putin's actions in Ukraine sow fear across former Soviet empire

    President Obama’s pledge to defend allies in the former communist states of Eastern Europe and to seek $1 billion from Congress to bolster regional defenses might be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nightmare come to life. Or, it might...
  • Obama, in Poland, seeks to assure European allies amid Ukraine crisis

    Obama, in Poland, seeks to assure European allies amid Ukraine crisis
    Amid worries about a rise of Russian aggression, President Obama landed in Eastern Europe on Tuesday offering new reassurances and a show of military muscle aimed at keeping Moscow in check. Under drizzling morning rain, Obama was greeted at the airport...
  • European Commission: Lithuania ready to join Eurozone in 2015

    Lithuania will become the 19th nation to adopt Europe's common currency next year when it joins its Baltic sister republics in the Eurozone. The European Commission announced Wednesday that the former Soviet republic that failed to meet Eurozone entry...