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  • UConn's Andre Drummond Among 16 USA Basketball Finalists

    Former UConn star Andre Drummond was among the list of 16 finalists for the 12-man U.S. World Cup team announced by USA Basketball on Tuesday. Washington Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal and Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap were among the...
  • Private Film Fund Based in Canary Islands Launches (EXCLUSIVE)

    In a bid to tap the hefty 38% tax breaks of Spain's Canary Islands, Beverly Hills-based Defiant Pictures, run by producers Lucas Jarach and Nicolas Veinberg, has launched a private capital film fund in partnership with Spanish investment firm Grupo Eneas....
  • Telefonica Charges Into Digital TV With Purchase of Canal Plus Spain

    Faced with a contracting telco market in Europe, Spain's Telefonica did what seems logical: It bought the country's largest pay-TV operator. Now the telephone and Internet giant can settle into what seems like a growth market -- content creation and...
  • A spiritual musical journey wraps up in a cave

    Milton Carrero wants you to get more than enjoyment from his music. "Music, for me, is not just for entertainment. It is for unity and healing, and helping people work through stagnant emotions," says Carrero, an Upper Macungie Township resident. I call...
  • Leader of Catalonia region determined to try to secede from Spain

    Spain's prime minister failed to strike a compromise Wednesday with the pro-independence leader of Catalonia to keep the northeast region from holding a November referendum on breaking away from Spain. Catalan President Artur Mas traveled to Madrid...
  • Walking the 500 miles along Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela

    Walking the 500 miles along Spain's Camino de Santiago de Compostela
    Stepping quietly through the dimly lit 12th-century cathedral in the small Spanish town of Santo Domingo de la Calzada, I looked up to the ornate mausoleum in the rear and caught sight of something you don't usually well, never see in a church: two...
  • Pictures in the News | July 21, 2014

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins back in the Middle East, where Gaza’s neighborhoods came under heavy shelling Monday as rockets continued to fly into Israel, and armed encounters between the sides claimed more lives ahead of U.S Secretary of...
  • Multilingual Nikola Mirotic fluent in basketball

     Multilingual Nikola Mirotic fluent in basketball
    Shortly after the Bulls unveiled him officially Friday, Nikola Mirotic apologized for his English. Never mind that, at 23, he speaks three languages — four if you count basketball. That's a language in which coach Tom Thibodeau is fluent. "I'...
  • Telefonica Buys Mediaset Espana's 22% in DTS-Canal Plus Spain

    Making good on prexy Cesar Alierta's promise to drive energetically into the content business, Spain's giant telco Telefonica has bought up Mediaset Espana's 22% stake in Distribuidora de Television (DTS), the company behind Canal Plus Spain, the country'...
  • Spain's Toledo is a jewel frozen in time

    Spain's Toledo is a jewel frozen in time
    You can drive around Toledo, Spain, on a pretty ring road across a canyon that allows you to study this elegant hilltop city like fine sculpture on a pedestal. And that's where Toledo belongs for many reasons. It's a stunning fortress almost...
  • Pamplona bull run leaves 4 hospitalized

    Pamplona bull run leaves 4 hospitalized
    Four people were hospitalized Monday on the first day of Spain's San Fermin bull run, a daily race through the narrow, cobbled streets of Pamplona that forms part of the northern city's week-long festival. One runner was gored in the thigh while the...