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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rory McIlroy charges to a three-shot lead with a 63 at the Memorial

    Rory McIlroy charges to a three-shot lead with a 63 at the Memorial
    One week after finally getting a big win, Rory McIlroy showed Thursday that he might be ready for another in the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio. McIlroy had two eagles on the back nine at Muirfield Village and opened with a nine-under-par 63 despite making...
  • '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...
  • Austrian Drag Queen Conchita Wurst Wins Eurovision Song Contest

    LONDON -- The Eurovision Song Contest, which played to a TV audience of more than 120 million Saturday, was won by bearded Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst. Wurst said: "This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and...
  • 'Crash' Co-writer Bobby Moresco Kicks Off Production on Scandi Crime Show '100 Code'

    LONDON -- Scandi crime series "100 Code," which was created by Bobby Moresco ("Crash," "Million Dollar Baby"), kicked off production Monday. Red Arrow Intl. is distributing. Moresco, who won an Oscar with Paul Haggis for penning "Crash," will direct...
  • Sweden wins gold medal in men's cross-country 10-kilometer relay

    Sweden wins gold medal in men's cross-country 10-kilometer relay
    SOCHI, Russia -- Sweden completed a double in Olympic cross-country relays Sunday when its men's team successfully defended its title in the 4-by-10-kilometer event. A day after its women's team earned a narrow come-from-behind victory, Swedish anchor...
  • Sochi Olympics: Norway wins women's cross-country team sprint

    Sochi Olympics: Norway wins women's cross-country team sprint
    SOCHI, Russia — Marit Bjoergen gave Norway a dominant victory in the women's cross-country team sprint on Wednesday for her fifth career Olympic gold medal. Bjoergen opened up a sizeable gap for Norway on her first of three laps in the final and...
  • Sochi Olympics: Checking into new hotel requires a fire exit plan

    Sochi Olympics: Checking into new hotel requires a fire exit plan
    SOCHI, Russia — My greeting after finally checking into the open-since-Wednesday Gorki Grand Hotel could not have been more five-alarming. It came over the hotel intercom first in Russian, then in English. I actually figured out the Russian part...
  • Sochi Olympics: Ola Vigen Hattestad wins men's cross-country sprint

    Sochi Olympics: Ola Vigen Hattestad wins men's cross-country sprint
    SOCHI, Russia -- Ola Vigen Hattestad of Norway won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the men's cross-country sprint. A collision early in the finals took out half of the six-man field, leaving Hattestad and Teodor Peterson of Sweden to battle for the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Finland wins men's cross-country team sprint

    SOCHI, Russia — Finland surprisingly won the men's cross-country team sprint at the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday, taking advantage of a fall that slowed its two closest rivals in the final. Sami Jauhojaervi was able to pull ahead after Germany's...