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  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • Russian sanctions threaten both Europe's farmers and policymakers

    PARIS/WARSAW (Reuters) - Pascal Sauvetre, an apple farmer in Poitou-Charentes on France's Atlantic coast, has a headache beyond the usual concerns about weather and tree fungus - Polish apples. As the European Union's second biggest apple producer,...
  • America's cartoon cat Garfield gets TV makeover in Indonesia

    * Television serial version of Garfield created on Batam island * Southeast Asian film industry is growing * Region still "very new to media game" - studio head By Eveline Danubrata and Caroline Ng JAKARTA/SINGAPORE, Aug 18 (Reuters) - The comic strip...
  • Pittsburgh Zoo at forefront of effort to bolster elephant population

    PITTSBURGH In the last decade in Africa, ivory poachers have eliminated some 70 percent of the wild elephant population. In zoos around the world, natural reproduction and artificial insemination are difficult. But at zoos in Austria and England, two...
  • The cost of caring for Europe's elderly nuclear plants

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's ageing nuclear fleet will undergo more prolonged outages over the next few years, reducing the reliability of power supply and costing plant operators many millions of dollars. Nuclear power provides about a third of the...
  • Russia says 'certain progress' achieved at talks on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Monday a 'certain progress' was achieved during talks between Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine in Berlin on Sunday on ways to end the military conflict in eastern Ukraine. The ministry said in a...
  • Great War touched Orlando from far across the seas

    As decades roll by, events seem to move closer together in the telescope of time. While the 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues, historians remind us it's been a century since the beginning — on July 28, 1914 — of World War I, also...
  • Foreign Briefing: Warnings issued for Mideast, Africa and Ebola

    The U.S. State Department has issued several new warnings — none surprising but all important — as trouble plagues the Middle East and Africa. Iraq: In an Aug. 10 warning, the agency warns travelers "against all but essential travel to Iraq....
  • Extreme medicine: The search for new antibiotics

    NORWICH England (Reuters) - Pampering leafcutter ants with fragrant rose petals and fresh oranges may seem an unlikely way to rescue modern medicine, but scientists at a lab in eastern England think it's well worth trying.     As the world cries out...
  • Best-sellers

    Rankings for hard-cover books sold in Southern California, as reported by selected book stores: Fiction 1."The Heist: A Novel," by Daniel Silva (Harper: $27.99) Art restorer-spy Gabriel Allon's hunt for a missing Caravaggio painting takes him across...