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  • 'Paper Planes' Wins Australia's Richest Film Prize at CinefestOz

    BUSSELTON, West Australia - Robert Connolly's "Paper Planes" claimed the richest festival award in Australia on Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014). The film was named as the winner of the first prize at the CinefestOZ festival (Aug. 20-24), in Busselton, West...
  • Michael Aiello: Riding Universal wave from Jaws to Diagon Alley

    Michael Aiello has spent half his life working for Universal Orlando. He was on the theme parks' streets as one of the Blues Brothers and as Jack the Clown, a Halloween Horror Nights icon. The 36-year-old Orlando native eventually moved off the front...
  • Islamic State claims responsibility for detaining Japanese man: Kyodo

    TOKYO (Reuters) - The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for detaining a Japanese man in Syria in a post on the Internet, Kyodo news agency reported on Tuesday. The Japanese foreign ministry said on Monday Japan was investigating...
  • UCLA's Francis Wai was an American hero

    UCLA's Francis Wai was an American hero
    Many UCLA football fans will not be familiar with the name Francis Wai … but they should. Several great football players have come through Westwood. There has been one Medal of Honor winner. Wai, who will be inducted into the UCLA Athletics...
  • 'Good news' shock could kill the five-year-old bull market

    LONDON (Reuters) - If bad economic news continues to translate into good news for investors, any sharp acceleration of the world economy from here could well kill off the long-running equity bull market. While a mid-summer wobble in global markets was...
  • Zambia's Siame wins 100 meter dash at Youth Olympics

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Zambian sprinter Sydney Siame laid claimed to the title of the world's fastest kid when he won the 100 meters final at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. The 16-year-old African took out the blue-riband event by the barest of...
  • Zambia's Siame wins 100 metre dash at Youth Olympics

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Zambian sprinter Sydney Siame laid claimed to the title of the world's fastest kid when he won the 100 metres final at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. The 16-year-old African took out the blue-riband event by the barest of...
  • Nishikori frets over fitness ahead of U.S. Open

    (Reuters) - U.S. Open 10th seed Kei Nishikori remains concerned over his fitness following a three-week injury break with the Japanese number one raising doubts about his prospects of making it past the first round in New York. The world number 11...
  • Japan export rebound offers hope for economic growth

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's exports rose in July for the first time in three months in a tentative sign that overseas demand is starting to recover, which could raise hopes that exports can offset a slump in consumer spending. The export data will be a...
  • ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]

    ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]
    U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...
  • Nikkei rises for 8th day as strong U.S. data, weak yen boost mood

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose for an eighth day on Wednesday morning as the yen weakened, but gains were subdued as many investors stuck to the sidelines ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve's annual meeting starting on Thursday. The...