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  • As popularity, and seating, wane, NASCAR explores capacity to change

    As popularity, and seating, wane, NASCAR explores capacity to change
    The largest operator of NASCAR race tracks might not be done removing grandstand seats at its 13 speedways due to the decline in NASCAR's popularity, the company's chief executive said. International Speedway Corp., whose tracks include Daytona...
  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Turkey's 'Song of My Mother' Takes Top Prize at Sarajevo Film Festival

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- Erol Minta's debut feature "Song of My Mother," which was a Turkey-France-Germany co-production, won the top award, the Heart of Sarajevo, at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which comes with €16,000 ($21,200). The jury said...
  • Homestead-Miami remains NASCAR finale in 2015

    Homestead-Miami remains NASCAR finale in 2015
    South Florida will remain the final stop on the road to the championship in NASCAR in 2015 as Homestead-Miami Speedway will host the finales of the circuit’s three premier series for the 14th consecutive year. The schedule, announced Tuesday,...
  • German car parts suppliers asked to form JVs in China: Stuttgarter

    FRANKFURT/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Three German car parts suppliers have been told by China they can no longer manage their Chinese units independently but need to form partnerships with local peers, the chief executive of auto parts maker ElringKlinger...
  • SND Teams With Capture The Flag And Vertigo For 'The Sweeney's' French Redo

    PARIS- SND is teaming up with Paris-based producer Capture (The Flag) Films and U.K.'s Vertigo Films to produce Benjamin Rocher's actioner "The Squad," a remake of Nick Love's "The Sweeney" that will topline Jean Reno ("The Professional"). Reno will star...
  • Ex-banker replaces rebel minister in French cabinet shake-up

    Ex-banker replaces rebel minister in French cabinet shake-up
    PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande replaced his maverick leftist economy minister with a former Rothschild partner on Tuesday, in a reshuffle intended to reconcile his efforts to revive the stagnant French economy with deficit-cutting...
  • Hollande entrusts French economy to ex-banker Macron

    PARIS (Reuters) - By making ex-banker Emmanuel Macron his new Economy Minister, French President Francois Hollande will be hoping to boost his pro-reform agenda and end two years of infighting on his economics team. Macron, 36, Hollande's top economic...
  • Shades of France

    Shades of France's notorious Third Republic! The latest French government has been summarily dismissed after only six painful months. It was certainly time for a change. President François Hollande's poll ratings have plumbed new depths at 17 percent,...
  • Decline of French language could cost half a million jobs : report

    PARIS (Reuters) - A decline in the number of people worldwide who speak French could cost France 120,000 jobs by 2020 and half a million by 2050, due to missed economic opportunities, a report commissioned by President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday....
  • San Sebastian Reveals Zabaltegi Lineup

    BARCELONA -- Ulrich Seidl's "In the Basement," Kaouther Ben Hania's "Challat of Tunis," and Andrew Huculiak's "Violent" will screen at the 62nd San Sebastian Festival's Zabaltegi sidebar, section, which this year highlights a swathe of documentaries or...