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  • Cannes Festival: Full 2014 Lineup

    Opener Grace of Monaco (1) Olivier Dahan, France-U.S.-Belgium-Italy Competition The Captive Atom Egoyan, Canada Clouds of Sils Maria Olivier Assayas, France-Switzerland-Germany Foxcatcher Bennett Miller, U.S. Goodbye to Language Jean-Luc Godard,...
  • Asian Film Buyers Guide

    The theatrical market in the Asian-Pacific region is now the largest single component of global box office, worth $11.1 billion in 2013, the year when it overtook both North America ($10.9 billion) and Europe-Middle East-Africa (also $10.9 billion). And...
  • Poignant video shows students on sinking South Korean ferry

    As a ferry started to tilt dangerously off the South Korean coast, a group of teenage passengers made jokes and talked of posting about the experience on Facebook. One started to hum the theme song from the movie "Titanic." But as the listing got...
  • Sochi Olympics: China's Zhou Yang wins women's short-track 1,500 meters

    Sochi Olympics: China's Zhou Yang wins women's short-track 1,500 meters
    Zhou Yang of China won the women's 1,500-meter short track gold medal, successfully defending the Olympic title she won four years ago. Zhou overcame a false start to win Saturday at the Iceberg Skating Palace. Shim Suk-hee of South Korea earned the...
  • South Korea wins gold in women's short-track 3,000-meter relay

    South Korea wins gold in women's short-track 3,000-meter relay
    SOCHI, Russia — South Korea won the women's Olympic short track 3,000-meter relay, passing China on the last lap to take the lead. The team of Cho Ha-ri, Kim Alang, Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee crossed the finish line first Tuesday after Shim...
  • The right skater won Olympic gold

    In any other sport, it would have been cause for celebration -- an unknown youngster pulls out all the stops to upset a legendary but aging star on the biggest stage of all. But when 17-year-old Russian Adelina Sotnikova unexpectedly captured the...
  • Obama and Japan's Abe fail to reach trade accord

    Obama and Japan's Abe fail to reach trade accord
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and Japan failed to reach agreement on free-trade talks as President Obama left Japan on Friday without the breakthrough needed to advance a key element of his broader agenda of strengthening America's hand in Asia. Despite a...
  • Progress, Rwandan style

    KIGALI, Rwanda — Twenty years ago Monday, the state of Rwanda set about trying to hack itself out of existence. Starting on April 7, 1994, Hutu extremists, in a premeditated 100-day campaign, systematically butchered close to 1 million Tutsis...
  • Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

     Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Many supporters of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, trade agreement are arguing that its fate rests on President Obama's bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan this week. If Japan and the United States can sort out...
  • Baseball: Cathedral faces team from South Korea

     L.A. Cathedral is facing a team from South Korea, Yatap High, in a baseball exhibition on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in the City of Commerce. It will be a nine-inning game.   Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
  • From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy

    From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy
    SOCHI, Russia – From the gently rolling Black Sea to the jagged Caucasus Mountains, from gleaming modern stadiums to colorfully ancient Matryoshka dolls, the Sochi Olympics open Friday with every conceivable natural wonder except one. There is a...