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  • Black truffles from Down Under conquer summertime menus

    Black truffles from Down Under conquer summertime menus
    From the truffle-infused beef-cheek ravioli at Babbo restaurant in New York to the all-black-truffle menu at La Toque in Napa Valley, California, the pungent mushroom has conquered the summer menu and is no longer just a treasured winter treat. The...
  • Myron Barnstone: An art career in perspective

    To Myron Barnstone, artistic skill is not genetic or a divine gift, nor is it learned through faithful copying. To be a master artist is not to be simply "creative." Skill, no matter what medium, is based on years of rigorous training, mastered...
  • 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 --...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and Kristen Wiig are among the array...
  • 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...
  • Olympics-Australia win women's rugby, France take men's gold

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Unbeaten Australia claimed women's rugby sevens gold in the sport's debut at the Youth Olympic Games on Wednesday after a hat-trick from flying winger Dominique du Toit helped them to a 38-10 win over Canada. In the men's...
  • American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open

    American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open
    Visit courant.com/ctopen819 for more photos. NEW HAVEN – It is a perennial exercise among tennis observers envisioning life after Serena. Just who will step up and seize the mantle as the next great American tennis player? Serena Williams...
  • France urges Israel, Palestinians to talk after ceasefire ends

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande called on Israel and the Palestinians to resume truce talks after a Gaza ceasefire collapsed and said the demilitarization of the enclave and a lifting of a blockade should be part of a deal....
  • Meilutyte grabs second gold of Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - London Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte finished more than two seconds ahead of her nearest rival in the women's 100 metres breaststroke final on Wednesday to claim her second gold medal of the Youth Olympic Games. Meilutyte will...