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  • London, Bangkok most popular destinations for 2014

    London, Bangkok most popular destinations for 2014
    More than 18 million people will visit London this year, making it the top tourist destination in the world, according to a MasterCard travel report released Wednesday. London beat out second-ranked Bangkok, the No. 1 tourism stop in 2013, likely...
  • Happy birthday Marcel Proust!

    Happy birthday Marcel Proust!
    Marcel Proust was born on this day in 1871. Happy 143rd birthday, Marcel Proust! These days Proust is known as a genius, the author of the brilliant, mammoth novel, known as both "Remembrance of Things Past" and "In Search of Lost Time." But how was...
  • Paris Haute Couture 2014: Armani Prive is playful and dramatic

    Paris Haute Couture 2014: Armani Prive is playful and dramatic
    The event: Serious star power lighted up the Theatre National de Chaillot in Paris on Tuesday for the presentation of the Armani Privé fall 2014 Haute Couture Collection.  As Armani clients, journalists and VIPs from around the globe awaited the show,...
  • French bank handled $1.7 billion in illegal business with Cuba

    The largest bank in France, BNP Paribas, disguised $1.75 billion in illegal transactions with Cuban entities as part of a long string of violations of U.S. sanctions that brought it a record $8.9 billion in forfeitures and fines, according to U.S....
  • Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat dead at 83

    MIAMI Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat, who took power in a controversial military-organized 1988 presidential election only to be ousted 41/2 months later, would regularly ask visitors to his modest Port-au-Prince home, "Do Haitians really want...
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  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • 'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished

    'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished
    To this day, it remains one of the great mysteries of American music: Exactly how and why did bandleader Glenn Miller vanish during World War II? Just 40 years old and near the height of his fame as leader of the Army Air Force band, Major Glenn...
  • Yorkshire turns yellow for Tour's Grand Depart

    LEEDS England (Reuters) - "So Good It's Coming Twice" boasts the sign on the road into Addingham, a village just a few kilometres of pedalling from Leeds. This year's Tour de France, which begins on Saturday morning before spending two days traversing...
  • Froome, Contador Top Guns In This Year's Tour

    PARIS – If last year's Tour de France often resembled a triumphant Chris Froome march to Paris, the road to the Champs Elysees may be more unpredictable this time especially with Alberto Contador likely to be back in the hunt. The Briton took...
  • Film Review: 'Paris Follies'

    If Alexander Payne had been born in Normandy rather than Nebraska, he might have made a film like "Paris Follies," a gently comedic portrait of a rural cow farmer trying to cope when his restless wife, Brigitte, leaves him for a big-city fling. Though a...