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  • 'The Farm' cultivates little suspense for a thriller

    'The Farm' cultivates little suspense for a thriller
    Tom Rob Smith's fourth novel, "The Farm," opens with a vivid conflict: A Londoner named Daniel receives a phone call from his father with troubling news. "Your mum's in hospital," the older man says. "She's been committed." Then the phone rings again...
  • AstraZeneca Rejects Pfizer's Take-It-Or-Leave-It-Offer

    LONDON — Britain's AstraZeneca on Monday rejected a sweetened and "final" offer from Pfizer, puncturing the U.S. drugmaker's plan for a merger to create the world's biggest pharmaceuticals group. The rebuff came nine hours after Pfizer said on...
  • Nurse tries to remove patient's wrong eye twice

    If at first you don’t succeed … A nurse in Sweden has been reported after trying to remove a patient's wrong eye — twice. The nurse used a suction device on the patient's healthy eye rather than a prosthetic eye, which was supposed to...
  • Pirate Bay Co-Founder Reportedly Arrested in Sweden

    One of the four convicted Pirate Bay co-founders Peter Sunde, also known as Brokep, has been arrested in Sweden for his involvement in the torrent site, according to several reports. According to Reuters, the 35-year-old was arrested on Saturday in the...
  • The social immune system

    Europe has a special worry about a broken, uncaring economy. Things rip apart. More and more people fall into desperation. Some of them decide it's the fault of immigrants. Or homosexuals. Or . . . "Today, Nazi influences are growing in Europe for the...
  • Lukas Moodysson recaptures joy of filmmaking with 'We Are the Best!'

     Lukas Moodysson recaptures joy of filmmaking with 'We Are the Best!'
    With its buzzing punk rock music and spunky, spiky adolescent heroines, "We Are the Best!" sends many audiences out of the theater on a wave of rambunctious high spirits. Set in early-'80s Stockholm, the film opens with young Bobo (Mira Barkhammar)...
  • Blackhawks agree to terms with Swedish center Rasmussen

    Blackhawks agree to terms with Swedish center Rasmussen
    The Chicago Blackhawks didn't wait till the end of the Stanley Cup Final to make a personnel move, agreeing to terms Tuesday on a one-year-deal with center Dennis Rasmussen. Rasmussen, 23, had a productive season while playing with Växjö of the...
  • CANNES: Alice Rohrwacher's 'The Wonders' Wins Grand Prix

    The jury of the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival handed out its awards on Saturday night. Jane Campion served as president of the jury, which also included Willem Dafoe, Carole Bouquet, Gael Garcia Bernal, Jeon Do-yeon, Jia Zhangke, Leila Hatami and...
  • CANNES: 'Winter Sleep' Wins Palme d'Or

    CANNES -- "Winter Sleep," Nuri Bilge Ceylan's sprawling, character-rich portrait of a self-absorbed Anatolian hotelier and his uneasy relationships with those around him, won the Palme d'Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival on Saturday night. It's...
  • Versatile Rolls Out 'Abattoir,' 'Blind,' Picks Up 'Gente' (EXCLUSIVE)

    One-year-old Versatile, the Paris-based sales company headed by Pape Boye and Violaine Pichon, has closed a slew of sales on two flagship titles on its first-year slate: Supernatural thriller "Abattoir," helmed by Darren Lynn Bousman, director of "Saw II,...
  • Lehigh River Sojourn is a physical and educational event

    The registration deadline for taking part in the 2014 Lehigh River Sojourn is rapidly approaching. This three-day, 28-mile paddle adventure on the Lehigh River from the Lehigh Gorge to Northampton is a celebration of the river that made the Industrial...