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  • Russia says 'certain progress' achieved at talks on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday a 'certain progress' was achieved during talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine in Berlin on Sunday on ways to end the military conflict in eastern Ukraine. The ministry said in a...
  • Great War touched Orlando from far across the seas

    As decades roll by, events seem to move closer together in the telescope of time. While the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues, historians remind us it's been a century since the beginning — on July 28, 1914 — of World War I, also...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine

    Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine
    Vice President Joe Biden agreed in a call with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday that Russia's military activities in eastern Ukraine were inconsistent with its stated desire to improve the humanitarian situation there, the White House said....
  • Extreme medicine: The search for new antibiotics

    NORWICH England (Reuters) - Pampering leafcutter ants with fragrant rose petals and fresh oranges may seem an unlikely way to rescue modern medicine, but scientists at a lab in eastern England think it's well worth trying.     As the world cries out...
  • Best-sellers

    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: Fiction 1."The Heist: A Novel," by Daniel Silva (Harper: $27.99) Art restorer-spy Gabriel Allon's hunt for a missing Caravaggio painting takes him across...
  • Berlin meet could be first step to Ukraine-Russia peace summit: France

    PARIS (Reuters) - A meeting of Ukrainian, Russian, German and French foreign ministers scheduled in Berlin on Sunday could be a first step towards a Ukraine-Russia peace summit along the lines of one that took place in Normandy last month, the French...
  • Paris-Based CG Cinema and Kinology Step Into Turkish Drama 'Mustang'

    PARIS -- Charles Gilibert's CG Cinema, the outfit behind Olivier Assayas' Cannes-competing "Clouds of Sils Maria," is set to produce of Deniz Gamze Ergüven's debut, "Mustang." Co-written by Alice Winocour ("Augustine") and Gamze Ergüven, the...
  • IMG Signs Tennis Star Petra Kvitova

    IMG has signed tennis star Petra Kvitova to a worldwide marketing and management representation agreement. The No. 4 ranked player in the world most recently won her second grand slam title at Wimbledon last month. Kvitova will be managed at IMG by...
  • Untangling the complicated legacy of nanny-photographer Vivian Maier

    Untangling the complicated legacy of nanny-photographer Vivian Maier
    It's a story that is part "Storage Wars," part "Antiques Roadshow." A Chicago Realtor named John Maloof purchases an uncataloged trove of negatives at an auction in 2007. These orphaned negatives, it turns out, belonged to a nanny named Vivian Maier....
  • Andrew Simpson and Josephine de la Baume Board Abner Pastoll's 'Road Games'

    PARIS- Andrew Simpson ("Notes on a Scandal") and Josephine de la Baume ("Rush") have boarded Abner Pastoll's debut "Road Games," a French-English suspense thriller. Set in rural France, pic turns on a chance encounter between a young Englishman and a...