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  • World Chefs: Michelin-starred Hungarian chef inspired by "two moms"

    (This July 21 story was refiled to add dropped paragraph from recipe) BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Akos Sarkozi has delighted throngs of guests with his no-frills style, stripping down heavy Hungarian dishes to their defining flavors. But there is one person he...
  • Tesco ditches CEO for Unilever man after profit warning

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tesco is to ditch chief executive Philip Clarke and replace him with a turnaround specialist from Unilever , ending a disastrous three year reign as Britain's biggest retailer warned it would again miss profit forecasts. Just three...
  • Russia says doubts France will cancel warships sale

    SAMARA Russia (Reuters) - A senior Russian official said on Monday he doubted France would cancel its sale of warships to Russia, despite coming under pressure from other Western leaders seeking to sanction Moscow after the downing of a Malaysian airliner...
  • Context means Nibali gets an easy ride on doping

    CARCASSONNE France (Reuters) - On the first rest day of the Tour de France, Team Sky boss Dave Brailsford wondered why Vincenzo Nibali was being let off the hook over cycling's doping problem after last year's champion Chris Froome was grilled multiple...
  • Pinot plays down Bardet rivalry ahead of Pyrenees

    CARCASSONNE France (Reuters) - Thibaut Pinot has played down an all-French rivalry with fellow youngster Romain Bardet by saying his compatriot is not his biggest threat for a rare home podium finish on the Tour de France. Pinot, who is fourth just...
  • French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops

    French officials decry rioters who target synagogue, Jewish shops
    French politicians across the political divide on Monday denounced pro-Palestinian rioters who attacked a synagogue and Jewish-owned shops in a Paris suburb. Hours after the Sunday night clashes between riot police and demonstrators angered at Israel'...
  • Citing battle danger, six players to go AWOL from Ukraine soccer team

    Six players with reigning Ukrainian Premier League champion Shakhtar Donetsk have refused to return to Donetsk because of the fighting surrounding the city, club management confirmed. The six -- five Brazilians and an Argentine -- were with the team...
  • Against anti-Semitism, self-defense is no offense

    The debate about whether Jews have a future in Europe has once again surfaced, as Israel's Operation Protective Edge gained momentum in response to Hamas rocket attacks from Gaza. The two issues are connected for a simple reason: on July 13, a large...
  • UK's Cameron wants tougher EU Russia sanctions, defense sale ban

    LONDON (Reuters) - The European Union should impose harder-hitting sanctions on Russia after the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday, advocating an EU ban on future sales of military equipment to...
  • Delivery of French warship depends on Russia's attitude: Hollande

    PARIS (Reuters) - A decision on whether to deliver a second Mistral helicopter carrier to Russia will depend on Moscow's attitude over the Ukraine crisis, French President Francois Hollande said on Monday. Speaking during a dinner with the presidential...
  • Netflix Defends Chelsea Handler Deal

    Chelsea Handler's talk show on Netflix, slated to debut in 2016, will have a limited shelf life, chief content officer Ted Sarandos acknowledged, but he said it will fit into the streaming company's overall mix by introducing a new time-shifted model...