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  • Girls' basketball: Kennedy Burke, Katie Lou Samuelson make USA U17 national team

     UCLA-bound Kennedy Burke of Chatsworth Sierra Canyon was named on Monday to the 12-member roster for the USA Basketball Women's U17 World Championship Team. Burke, who will be a senior at Sierra Canyon this fall, will be joined by Mater Dei's Katie Lou...
  • CANNES: Gaumont Closes More Deals On Critics' Week Player 'When Animals Dream' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Gaumont has scored a raft of sales on Danish up-and-comer Jonas Alexander Arnby's warewolf romance-thriller "When Animals Dream," a Cannes' Critics' Week highlight. Pic was snatched up by Showgate and Klockworx (Japan), CDI Films (Latin America),...
  • CANNES: Wild Bunch Pre-Sells Abel Ferrara's 'Welcome To New York' Ahead Of Cannes' Screening

    PARS- Wild Bunch is set to host a special screening of Abel Ferrara's highly anticipated "Welcome To New York" starring Gerard Depardieu as a political figure reminiscent of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, outside of the official selection. Paris-based...
  • Telefonica Buys Spanish Pay TV Leader Canal Plus

    MADRID - In a milestone deal that looks set to shape the future of TV in Spain, Spanish telco giant Telefonica has bought Canal Plus, the biggest pay TV operator in Spain, for €725 million ($1.0 billion). Presided by Cesar Alierta, who has reiterated...
  • Aurora brings back K-9 unit

    Aurora brings back K-9 unit
    Following a six-year hiatus, the Aurora police department has restarted its K-9 unit. Four officers and their dog partners now are on duty to assist with a variety of police tasks. "One of the things we want to do is show that the canines themselves...
  • Skittles production coming to plant in Yorkville

    Skittles production coming to plant in Yorkville
    Wrigley plans to start making Skittles in Yorkville, expanding its plant there and adding 75 full-time manufacturing jobs, the candy maker plans to announce on Wednesday. The decision to make Skittles in Yorkville, about 50 miles southwest of Chicago,...
  • Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas

    Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas
    At a small community park in Santa Monica, a group of Los Angeles-area musicians wearing dark blue and orange T-shirts with the slogan "Listen Up!" gathered around a flatbed truck as union leaders, a minister and a local city councilman fired up the...
  • 'Burning Bush' Debuting Day-And-Date Theatrically, on Fandor (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Burning Bush," a drama set against the backdrop of the Prague Spring and subsequent Soviet crackdown, will debut on streaming platforms on the same day it opens theatrically. The picture bows on June 11, 2014 and will play at New York City's Film Forum,...
  • Recreational drug use: New highs

    Recreational drug use: New highs
    "When he first sees her, Raf is sitting on a washing machine about to swallow an eighth of a gram of what is apparently a mixture of speed, monosodium glutamate and an experimental social anxiety disorder medication for dogs." So begins "Glow", the...
  • 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...