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  • French economy minister says austerity measures sapping growth

    PARIS (Reuters) - Austerity measures being pursued by France and elsewhere in the euro zone are quashing growth, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg was quoted saying on Saturday, renewing his attacks on policies he sees as negative for the economy....
  • As Russian food import ban bites, trucks lose, shipping wins

    LONDON/HELSINKI/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Team Niinivirta, a Finnish family-run transportation firm, turned 60 this year, but its third-generation managers now don't know if the business will see Christmas, because of Russia's new ban on European food...
  • A slaughter, then oblivion, mark France's deadliest day in World War One

    ROSSIGNOL Belgium (Reuters) - The bloodiest day for the French Army in World War One - indeed in its entire history - draws no national tributes, no eulogies by dignitaries, few wreaths laid in respect. The storied campaigns at the Marne and Verdun...
  • Venice: 'President,' 'Bypass' and 'H.' Selected for Venice's Sala Web

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MADRID - Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President," Duane Hopkins' "Bypass" and "H.," from Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia, feature among 11 titles -- eight from Venice's Horizons section, three from its Biennale College-Cinema --...
  • U.S. steel pipe makers win key anti-dumping case against cheap imports

    The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers hoping to benefit from a boom in the U.S. shale oil and gas industry. U.S. steel companies...
  • Slaying of James Foley revives debate on paying ransom to terrorists

    On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped in Syria, his parents and his employer received an email in English from his captors. They offered to prove that the American journalist was alive by giving his family the chance to ask three...
  • Iran's Asghar Farhadi to Head Busan Festival Jury

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - SEOUL -- Iranian filmmaker, Asghar Farhadi ("A Separation") will lead the main competition jury at October's Busan film festival (Oct. 2-11, 2014) Fellow jurors who will award a $30,000 prize to the winner of the New...
  • Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini

    Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini
    Before becoming known as a "Girl Hunter" (also the name of one of her books), Georgia Pellegrini trained as a chef at the French Culinary Institute and worked at the Gramercy Tavern and La Chassagnette in the South of France. The chef, hunter and author...
  • Russia may ban car imports if West applies new sanctions: Vedomosti

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia may tighten retaliatory sanctions against Western nations to include a ban on car imports, if the United States and the European Union impose additional sanctions on Moscow, daily newspaper Vedomosti reported on Monday. The...
  • Chavanel to ride Tour of Britain

    LONDON (Reuters) - Treble Tour de France stage winner Sylvain Chavanel will make his Tour of Britain debut next month, adding to an already strong line-up for the nine-day race. Frenchman Chavanel, who rides for the Swiss IAM team, will be joined by team...
  • Venice: 'President,' 'Bypass' and 'H.' Selected For Venice's 2014 Sala Web

    MADRID - Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President," Duane Hopkins' "Bypass" and "H," from Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia, feature among 11 titles - eight from Venice's Horizons section, three from its Biennale College-Cinema- selected for the Venice Festival'...