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  • French PM calls for European investment plan to boost growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's prime minister called on Friday for steps to be taken at EU level to boost economic growth through investment, a day after data showed that both France and the euro zone stagnated in the second quarter. "The situation is...
  • Disney movie preorders caught up in Hachette-like dispute with Amazon

    Reuters—Amazon.com Inc has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported, in what appears to be another contract dispute after the online retailer began a protracted spat with publisher Hachette Book Group this year....
  • European steeplechase winner disqualified for shirtless celebration

    Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France won the 3,000-meter steeplechase event at the European track and field championships on Thursday but was eventually disqualified for his homestretch celebration, which included taking off his shirt. Originally the...
  • Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources

    Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources
    LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier and Japanese industrial giant Hitachi are the two frontrunners to buy Finmeccanica's rail subsidiaries, several sources close to the auction process said. Italy's Finmeccanica has been...
  • 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....
  • English health experts investigate Salmonella outbreak

    LONDON (Reuters) - English health authorities said on Friday they are investigating an outbreak of food poisoning that has affected 156 people in Britain and others in France and Austria. Salmonella Enteritidis is a strain of bacteria that causes...
  • 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...
  • Ferrari races to $38 million sale, most ever for car at auction

    (Reuters) - A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, which was once involved in a fatal accident, has set the world record for a car sold at auction, going for $38.1 million at a sale in California, auction house Bonhams said. The price offered on Thursday...
  • Paris-based CG Cinema and Kinology Step Into Turkish Drama 'Mustang'

    PARIS- Charles Gillibert'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...
  • Weakness in Eurozone, Asia pose risks to U.S. economy

    Troubles in the global economy have dogged the American economy since early in the recovery, with the Eurozone debt crisis, the so-called Arab Spring in the Middle East and the Japanese tsunami all swiping momentum from U.S. growth in varying degrees....
  • NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins injured his right knee in Thursday's practice, the first since Team USA lost Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George to a leg injury....