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  • Counting Americans of Middle Eastern, North African descent

    WASHINGTON For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether it's marking "black," "white," "Hispanic," "Asian," "American Indian" or all of the above. But for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African...
  • Balotelli says farewell to Milan, may be heading for Liverpool

    (Reuters) - Mario Balotelli's rollercoaster career took another twist on Thursday when he said goodbye to his AC Milan team-mates after training before an expected transfer to Liverpool. In a brief statement on their website (www.acmilan.com), the...
  • No Palace talk for focused Wanderer Popovic

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Western Sydney Wanderers coach Tony Popovic says he has not been contacted about the vacant manager's job at former club Crystal Palace and is focused on getting his A-League side into the Asian Champions League semi-finals. Popovic, a...
  • Guangzhou getting better and better, Lippi warns rivals

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Coach Marcello Lippi has warned Guangzhou Evergrande's rivals that the Asian champions are peaking as the climax of the season approaches and said winning a fourth Chinese Super League title would be a "spectacular achievement". After...
  • Italy relaxes punishment for 'territorial' discrimination

    ROME (Reuters) - Derogatory chanting against certain regions of Italy will be treated less severely than racial discrimination this season following a decision by the Italian federation (FIGC) on Monday. The FIGC's executive committee voted to change the...
  • New Italy coach Conte shrugs off wages controversy

    ROME (Reuters) - New Italy coach Antonio Conte brushed aside controversy over his wages, which will be part funded by the national federation's sponsors, when he was officially presented on Tuesday. "Nobody imposes anything on me. My eyes and those of my...
  • Sicilian mobster wins literary prize, stirring controversy

    A jailed Sicilian mobster who cannot remember how many people he has killed has sparked a row in Italy after being awarded a top literary prize for his autobiography. Giuseppe Grassonelli, 49, who was given a life sentence in 1992 for at least a dozen...
  • Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer

    Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer
    Old man alert. I'd always thought that the phrase "dog days of summer" referred to the way dogs lazed around on the front porch most of the day come July and August. I got the time period right, just not the allusion. "Dog days," it turns out, is a term...
  • Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy

    Comic sequel takes 'The Trip' to Italy
    “The Trip to Italy” is, in a sense, a sequel to “The Trip” (2010, released here in 2011), also directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. The first film was an edited-down version of a six-episode...
  • Acanto opens on Michigan Avenue

    Acanto opens on Michigan Avenue
    Acanto (18 S. Michigan Ave., 312-578-0763) opened quietly this week in the former Henri spot, and if you're scratching your head about the name, it's because the casual-Italian concept was going to be called something else. The working title was 10/6,...
  • Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini

    Go Away With ... Georgia Pellegrini
    Before becoming known as a "Girl Hunter" (also the name of one of her books), Georgia Pellegrini trained as a chef at the French Culinary Institute and worked at the Gramercy Tavern and La Chassagnette in the South of France. The chef, hunter and author...