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  • 'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished

    'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished
    To this day, it remains one of the great mysteries of American music: Exactly how and why did bandleader Glenn Miller vanish during World War II? Just 40 years old and near the height of his fame as leader of the Army Air Force band, Major Glenn...
  • 'Love locks' collapse part of Paris bridge

    The dreamy Pont des Arts footbridge in central Paris was so weighed down by the thousands of locks affixed to its grillwork that a section of the fencing collapsed Sunday. No one was hurt, but it did spur a tweet from Bruno Julliard, the city's head...
  • Paris, we (Americans) are here again, to solve your 'love locks' problem

    France — or, to be specific, Paris — has a problem. But, in the spirit of “Lafayette, we are here (again),” never fear, mon amis, I have a solution. The problem? Thousands and thousands of tourists. OK, right, that’s not...
  • Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services

    Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services
    A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods. Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail...
  • Cohen Media Group Takes Cannes Competition Player 'Timbuktu'

    CANNES - Cohen Media Group has acquired U.S. rights to Abderrahmane Sissako's Cannes Competition entry "Timbuktu." Set in a village outside Timbuktu, after the jihadist occupation of northern Mali in 2012, "Timbuktu" turns of a Kidane, a goat and...
  • Exhibit shows Degas' and Cassatt's painterly influence on each other

     Exhibit shows Degas' and Cassatt's painterly influence on each other
    In 1877, when he was 43, the French impressionist Edgar Degas began stopping by the studio of the 33-year-old American Mary Cassatt and offering her a point or two that might embolden her painting. Their relationship, a close one for a decade, is one of...
  • Kim Kardashian, Kanye West marry in Florence after Versailles party

    Kim Kardashian, Kanye West marry in Florence after Versailles party
    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have gotten married at the Forte di Belvedere in Florence, Italy, according to reports out Saturday.  Rich Wilkerson Jr., a pastor from Trinity Church in Miami, performed the ceremony after Bruce Jenner walked Kim down...
  • Cannes: IFC Films in Negotiations to Acquire Josh Charles Starrer 'Bird People' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- IFC Films is in advanced negotiations to acquire the rights to "Bird People," Pascale Ferran's Un Certain Regard player that stars "The Good Wife's" Josh Charles as an American business traveler with a 24-hour delay in Paris. Paris-based Films...
  • Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I

    Hartford's Correspondent Abroad Reports On World War I
    On the front page on Oct. 7, 1917, in the breathless style of the day, The Hartford Courant informed readers that it had dispatched a correspondent to war-ravaged France, where the 26th Yankee Division from New England had begun to arrive. "Only...
  • CANNES: Bac And Distrib Films Co-Acquire Un Certain Regard Jury Winner 'Force Majeure' (EXCLUSIVE)

    PARIS- Winning one of Cannes' significant bidding wars, Bac Films and Distrib Films have co-acquired French distribution rights to Scandinavian helmer Ruben Ostlund's "Force Majeure," a festival hit that won Un Certain Regard's Jury prize. Sold by...
  • Rachel Marsden: Why women -- and voters -- prefer jerks to fops

    PARIS -- An intriguing social phenomenon prompted a horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, last week, and the same phenomenon might help explain the surprising results of last weekend's European Parliament elections. The suspected Santa...