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  • Cycling-Italy opens murder probe into Pantani's death a decade later

    ROME (Reuters) - An Italian court is investigating the 2004 death of Marco Pantani after his mother presented evidence and analysis to the tribunal that she says shows he was murdered. The 34-year-old Pantani, who won the Tour de France in 1998, was...
  • Andon JurukovJune 18, 1925 - July 19, 2014

    Andon Jurukov<br/>June 18, 1925 - July 19, 2014
    Andon Jurukov died in the early morning hours of July 19 at Foothill Retirement in Tujunga, California at the age of 89 after a short, yet valiant battle against pancreatic cancer and its many complications.  He is survived by his daughter Carla Walker...
  • 10 for the road: The Great War

    10 for the road: The Great War
    Ten places to commemorate World War I, according to Lonely Planet (tinyurl.com/orxu9pp): • Poppy Fields, Flanders, Belgium • Gallipoli, Turkey • Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium • Christmas Truce Memorial, Frelinghien,...
  • Renewed fighting flares between Armenia, Azerbaijan

    As the conflict between Ukraine and Russia flares into a sixth month, two other former Soviet republics are now engaged in renewed fighting over the remote, mountainous enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. A six-year war between Armenian and Azerbaijani...
  • Greenlight's Einhorn says still cautious, macro bets weigh

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Einhorn, head of hedge fund firm Greenlight Capital, said Tuesday that he remained cautious on the stock market and that second-quarter investments suffered slightly from short bets against French bonds and the Japanese yen....
  • Tilar Mazzeo's 'The Hotel on Place Vendome' revisits grandeur of the Ritz, Paris

    "WHEN I dream of an afterlife ... the action always takes place at the Ritz Paris," said Ernest Hemingway in 1944, as World War II was hurtling toward an end. I have two good friends, Peter Rogers in New Orleans and Jim Mitchell of NYC. Both wrote me...
  • French and Indian cuisines meet and meld in this sumptuous film

    French and Indian cuisines meet and meld in this sumptuous film
    Oneforthetable.com Working for a food magazine, your life pretty much revolves around eating and drinking. Not as much as people might think, but more than the average person in America. I am more of an oenophile than a foodie, but I know great food when...
  • Chabad fundraising for students from France

    Due to growing anti-Semitism in France, the Chabad of South Broward is raising money to try to bring at least 10 young Jewish women from France (and other European countries) to its Chaya Aydel Seminary for the upcoming school year. Said Rabbi Raphael...
  • Local vets get French Legion of Honor medals

    It was a special week for a number of World War II and Korean War veterans as they filled the auditorium at the Boynton Beach Civic Center recently. The veterans, mostly in their 80s and 90s, were there to receive France's highest civic and military...
  • Electric bikes all the buzz at a growing number of tour companies

    As Ike Fazzio and I pedaled our Swiss-made, electric-assist bikes through Balboa Park, a steep climb loomed. Usually that would mean bearing down, sweating a bit and perhaps even walking up the incline. But not that day. With a flick of my wrist, the...
  • European 'butter power'

    European 'butter power'
    There is war in Europe. I'm not using the historic present tense to evoke August 1914. I'm talking about August 2014. What is happening in eastern Ukraine is war — “ambiguous war” as a British parliamentary committee calls it, rather...