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  • Pitbull Talansky rides through the tears for sake of team

    OYONNAX France (Reuters) - After a long talk with Garmin-Sharp sports director Robbie Hunter, Andrew Talansky remounted his bike and wiped tears off his face, a bleak mask of pain. The American rider, suffering from lower-back pain after two crashes...
  • Paris museum exhibition showcases couture from 1947-1957

    Paris museum exhibition showcases couture from 1947-1957
    The event: Opening Night for “Les Annés 50, Fashion in France 1947-1957,” at the Palais Galliera, the Museum of Fashion for the city of Paris. The exhibition: Beginning with Christian Dior’s revolutionary “new look,”...
  • Contador crashes at Tour de France

    LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France - Spain's Alberto Contador pulled out of the Tour de France after crashing heavily during the 10th stage on Monday.   The double Tour champion fell off his bike in the descent from Le Petit Ballon and spent several...
  • Wi-Fi provider Gowex filing for bankruptcy amid scandal

    Wi-Fi provider Gowex filing for bankruptcy amid scandal
    Gowex, a Madrid-based Wi-Fi provider that launched its free ad-supported service in Chicago less than two months ago, is filing for bankruptcy amid a financial scandal. Jenaro Garcia, founder and CEO of Gowex, resigned this week after admitting he...
  • Tour de France: Nibali Tightens Grip As Contador Is Out Of Race

    Italian Vincenzo Nibali tightened his grip on the Tour de France Monday, reclaiming the yellow jersey with a victory in the 10th stage as his main rival Alberto Contador crashed out. Astana rider Nibali, who is looking to complete his set of grand tour...
  • Nibali reclaims yellow jersey at Tour de France

    LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France - Italian Vincenzo Nibali tightened his grip on the Tour de France on Monday, reclaiming the yellow jersey with a solo victory on the 10th stage as his main rival Alberto Contador crashed out. Astana rider Nibali...
  • Josiah Citrin celebrates 15 years at Mélisse

    Josiah Citrin celebrates 15 years at Mélisse
    On a recent afternoon, in the pristine kitchen of Mélisse restaurant in Santa Monica, chef and owner Josiah Citrin demonstrates how to make a tuna tartar tower he created years ago when the restaurant first opened. He looks slightly disheveled, with his...
  • Bordeaux travel: Airfare, hotels, restaurants

    Bordeaux travel: Airfare, hotels, restaurants
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO BORDEAUX, FRANCE From LAX, Delta, Air France and American offer connecting service to Bordeaux. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1,374 to $1,901, including fees and taxes. TELEPHONES To call the numbers below...
  • Alberto Contador drops out of the Tour de France

    Two-time champion Alberto Contador has dropped out of the Tour de France on Monday after crashing during Stage 10 in the Vosges mountains. The 31-year-old Spaniard with Tinkoff-Saxo Bank becomes the second big favorite to drop out this year after...
  • Ukraine says Russian army officers fighting alongside rebels

    Ukraine says Russian army officers fighting alongside rebels
    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine accused Russian army officers on Monday of fighting alongside separatists in the east of the country and said Moscow was once more building up its troops on the joint border. A missile that downed a Ukrainian transport plane...
  • GE expects to meet $30 billion air show target early

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - GE Aviation Chief Executive David Joyce said the engine manufacturer expected to achieve its Farnborough Airshow target of $30 billion of orders and commitments by the end of Tuesday. "The show's going very well," Joyce...