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  • Jewish woman featured as Nazis' ideal Aryan baby recalls ordeal

    Jewish woman featured as Nazis' ideal Aryan baby recalls ordeal
    For the German photographer who chose a picture of a Jewish child as the ideal Aryan for Nazi propagandists, it was a sly joke. For the child's family, it became a terrifying ordeal. Hessy Taft was 6 months old in 1935 when her portrait by the well-known...
  • BNP pleads guilty again in $9 billion U.S. sanctions accord

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas, for the second time in nine days, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions, as part of a nearly $9 billion settlement in which the French bank admitted to breaking embargoes against Sudan,...
  • Pictures in the News | July 9, 2014

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in South Korea, where typhoon Neoguri approaches the Korean Peninsula and high wave batter a lighthouse on Jeju Island....
  • Charlize and Sean, Nona Hendryx, Marlene, Marilyn and new wave classics

    "PASSIONATE LOVE, I take it, rarely lasts long and is very troublesome while it does last. Mutual esteem is much more valuable," said Anthony Trollope. For a man with a name like Trollope, he was certainly a killjoy! USUALLY I let my gifted associate...
  • Player drain has Wallabies on the hop

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Wallabies' emphatic 3-0 series win over France last month might convey the impression that all is rosy in rugby Down Under but the game's power-brokers fear a quickening player drain could bring the code to its knees. While some...
  • Hiddink looks forward to receiving Van Gaal's 'gift'

    (Reuters) - Future Netherlands coach Guus Hiddink is grateful for the work incumbent Louis van Gaal has done at the World Cup and feels taking over the semi-finalists in September will be like accepting a gift. The Dutch have planned a smooth...
  • Lebanon charges 28 with planning suicide attacks: agency

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Twenty-eight people have been charged with planning to carry out suicide bomb attacks and belonging to the militant group Islamic State, Lebanon's state news agency said on Monday. The move follows three bombings in Lebanon late last...
  • Champion Froome out of Tour de France

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Defending champion Chris Froome pulled out of the Tour de France on Wednesday after crashing during the fifth stage.      The Briton appeared to be in great pain after falling for the second time, some 70 km...
  • Defending champ Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France

    Defending champ Chris Froome drops out of Tour de France
    Defending champion Chris Froome dropped out of the Tour de France after crashing twice in a chaotic, rain-soaked ride in the fifth stage on Wednesday at Arenberg, France. A day after hurting his left wrist in a crash in the fourth stage, Froome fell...
  • Factbox: Chris Froome withdraws from Tour

    (Reuters) - Factbox on 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome of Britain, who withdrew from the race on Wednesday: Born: May 20, 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya * Starts riding in a group led by former Kenyan professional David Kinjah in the highlands of...
  • EU says powers united on Iran after France suggests splits

    VIENNA (Reuters) - The six world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme are "completely united", an EU spokesman said on Wednesday, a day after France suggested there were differences between Russia and some of the others. The group of...