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  • French B.O. Up 11.4% Over First Half of 2014

    PARIS -- Bolstered by the smash hit comedy "Serial (Bad) Weddings," France's box office was up 11.4% to 106.6 million admissions and an estimated $916 million during the first half of 2014, according to the National Film Board, CNC. Over the last 12...
  • Amazon courts Hachette authors by proposing they keep e-book revenue

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc ratcheted up the pressure on Hachette Book Group by proposing the publisher's authors get all the revenue from ebooks sold by the ecommerce company, as both sides try to resolve their bitter months-long contract...
  • Factbox - World Cup shock results

    BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - Here are some previous World Cup shock results following Germany's 7-1 demolition of hosts Brazil in the semi-final on Tuesday. 1950 group stage - United States 1 England 0. Arguably the biggest World Cup upset when a...
  • France to stick to budget savings plan: finance minister

    AIX-EN-PROVENCE (Reuters) - France stands by its plan to cut public spending by 21 billion euros ($28.65 billion)in 2015, Finance Minister Michel Sapin said on Sunday, days after the IMF expressed doubts about its deficit reduction program. The French...
  • Racing roared out of the sand at hard, flat Florida beaches

    In Daytona Beach, this weekend marked the annual return of the race now called the Coke Zero 400 — a summer tradition as American as fireworks and cookouts, according to the folks at Daytona International Speedway. But long before Bill France Sr....
  • Sports TV and radio: Wednesday's 7/9 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    7:30 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 5 (Ypres, Belgium, to Arenberg Porte du Hainaut, France).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Basketball: Jan. 2004: Warwick boys vs. Hampton.--LSC 48 10 a.m. Tennis: Men's Stuttgart early rounds (d. in Germany).--Tennis Ch. 11 a....
  • Too early to call Kurdistan an oil El Dorado: Total CEO

    PARIS (Reuters) - French oil major Total , which rattled Baghdad two years ago by signing a deal with Kurdistan, says it is too early to predict whether the semi-autonomous Iraqi region may turn into an important oil player. As violence threatens the...
  • Total CEO keeps costly drilling strategy to end: 2014

    PARIS (Reuters) - The chief executive of French oil major Total is giving himself until the end of the year to strike oil at a big new field somewhere in the world before considering whether to change direction and cut the exploration budget. The Paris-...
  • Airbus chief positive on A330neo, calls for weaker euro

    FRANKFURT/PARIS (Reuters) - The head of planemaker Airbus has voiced growing support for plans to upgrade a popular wide-body jet to sharpen its contest for plane sales with Boeing , while urging European authorities to weaken the euro to help exporters...
  • Air France warns on profit as overcapacity hits prices

    PARIS (Reuters) - An Air France-KLM profit warning bruised European airline shares on Tuesday, as the latest evidence of overcapacity set the stage for possible further job cuts. Europe's second-largest traditional network carrier warned its 2014 profits...
  • France urges all sides to show restraint in Gaza

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's foreign ministry, commenting on violence between Israeli troops and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, urged all parties on Tuesday to show restraint. Israel bombarded dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip as part of what it said...