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  • Licia Albanese dies at 105; opera soprano was favored Puccini heroine

    Licia Albanese dies at 105; opera soprano was favored Puccini heroine
    Licia Albanese, a revered Metropolitan Opera soprano who achieved superstar status in the postwar era for her emotionally intense and technically accomplished portrayals, particularly of the doomed geisha in "Madama Butterfly" and other Puccini heroines,...
  • Twentieth Century Fox's Jim Gianopulos Leads Studio Through Rapidly Shifting Landscape, Uncertain Times

    Twentieth Century Fox chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos doesn't have an easy job. It's hard enough to pick movies that connect with audiences. Today, studio chiefs like Gianopulos must navigate a rapidly shifting landscape where consumer demands, piracy...
  • Film Review: 'Perfidia'

    A self-absorbed, low-rent wheeler-dealer tries to motivate his gumptionless son in Bonifacio Angius' monotonous drama "Perfidia." Set in the dullest outskirts of the Sardinian city of Sassari, the pic is meant as a comment on distanced father-son...
  • 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...
  • Algeria arrests 200 Syrian would-be migrants near Libyan border

    ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria has arrested 200 Syrians who had been hoping to reach Italy with the help of Libyan Islamists who had promised to smuggle them by boat, a security source said on Tuesday. Algeria, like other countries in North Africa, is...
  • 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...
  • ECB in policy limbo, boxed in by its own plans

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is in a policy no man's land, bombarded by news of a stagnating euro zone economy but hesitant to move forward with new stimulus until measures it loaded in June have ignited. After the ECB cut interest...
  • Italy federation chief faces UEFA racism probe

    BERNE (Reuters) - Italian football federation (FIGC) president Carlo Tavecchio is to face a disciplinary investigation by European football's governing body over allegedly racist remarks made during his election campaign, UEFA said on Wednesday....
  • Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases

    Italian firm wins Maryland offshore wind leases
    An Italian renewable-energy company won the rights to develop offshore wind projects in nearly 80,000 acres of Atlantic waters off Maryland's coast with an $8.7 million bid Tuesday. The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management declared US Wind Inc. the...
  • Venice: 'President,' 'Bypass' and 'H.' Selected for Venice's Sala Web

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - MADRID - Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The President," Duane Hopkins' "Bypass" and "H.," from Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia, feature among 11 titles -- eight from Venice's Horizons section, three from its Biennale College-Cinema --...
  • 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...