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  • 'Best' airlines? Really?

    'Best' airlines? Really?
    To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always...
  • Christie's challenge in Iowa: Courting conservatives

    MARION, Iowa Inside a diner crammed with television cameras and national reporters in this town just outside Cedar Rapids, Joe Mallie gave a glimpse of the challenge that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could confront in wooing conservative voters to...
  • Factbox-Chris Froome withdraws from Tour

    (Reuters) - Factbox on 2013 Tour de France winner Chris Froome of Britain, who withdrew from the race on Wednesday: Born: May 20, 1985 in Nairobi, Kenya * Starts riding in a group led by former Kenyan professional David Kinjah in the highlands of...
  • Penpix of selected Tour de France contenders

    PARIS (Reuters) - Brief penpix of selected Tour de France contenders: * Chris Froome (Britain, Team Sky, age 29) - also known as Froomey * Best Tour performance: 1st (2013) * Best other Grand Tour performances: 2nd (Vuelta 2011, Tour de France 2012) *...
  • The Iran I saw — in 781 days in Evin Prison

    On the morning of my appearance before an Iranian Revolutionary Court, where I was convicted on a fabricated charge of espionage, I heard the chant "Death to America!" from the world beyond my prison window. The chant, and the associated stereotype of...
  • CinemaCon 2014: MediaMation also bringing '4-D' cinemas to Southern California

    CinemaCon 2014: MediaMation also bringing '4-D' cinemas to Southern California
    The market for "4-D" cinema is heating up in Southern California. Torrance-based MediaMation Inc., known for its motion-effects technology used in theme parks such as Legoland, is venturing into the local exhibition business, with plans to open "4-D"...
  • U.S.-Iran thaw began with months of secret meetings

     U.S.-Iran thaw began with months of secret meetings
    WASHINGTON — In mid-March, a small team of U.S. officials boarded a military plane and flew to the tiny Persian Gulf sultanate of Oman on a diplomatic mission so sensitive — and risky — that only President Obama and his closest...
  • Oman sultan's visit reportedly a mediation bid between Iran and U.S.

    WASHINGTON – Iranian newspapers are reporting that a visit to Tehran this week by the leader of the Persian Gulf state of Oman was aimed at beginning quiet talks between the United States and the Islamic Republic. One of the newspapers, the...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...
  • Second Iranian official says regime could close gulf to oil traffic

     
    Iran’s top naval commander told Iran's English language Press TV on Wednesday that closing the Persian Gulf to oil tanker traffic would be "easier than drinking a glass of water" but added that Iran would not do so for now....
  • Strait of Hormuz: Threats exchanged, U.S. carrier tracked

     
    Iran and the U.S. continued to trade words Thursday over an Iranian threat to close the Strait of Hormuz to oil tanker traffic. Meanwhile, Iran said it had tracked a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf....