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  • Re-energized Pula Film Festival Adds Sections, Beefs Up Industry Component

    MUNICH - Chris Miller and Phil Lord's "22 Jump Street," Jon Favreau's "Chef" and Mike Cahill's "I Origins" play out of competition as part of the Intl. Program at Croatia's 61st Pula Film Festival, whose lineup was unveiled Wednesday in Zagreb. Among...
  • Japan's WOWOW Forms Digital Content Division

    TOKYO -- WOWOW, Japanese pay TV broadcaster with 2.6 million subscribers, has unveiled a management reshuffle which it says is a response to changing consumer needs. WOWOW's production division will be run by Tetsuya Nasuno who will oversee the...
  • World Cup round-up: England is eliminated

    World Cup round-up: England is eliminated
    UPDATE: Costa Rica pulled off its second shock win, defeating Italy 1-0 on a Bryan Ruiz header in the 44th minute. The Ticos advanced to the second round with the victory and left England disappointed at another World Cup. England and Costa Rica...
  • What buyers like

    Ask Realtor Faith Brenneisen to get specific about the plantings and structures that find favor with aspiring buyers, and she's got a list all set to go. "People like continuous-blooming hydrangeas," she says, "and knockout roses," which are hardy, low-...
  • Lisa See on 'China Dolls'

    Lisa See on 'China Dolls'
    In Lisa See's best-selling novel "Shanghai Girls" (2009) and her memoir "On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family" (1995), the author mines the history of Chinese immigrants from the old country to the United States and...
  • Orlando software firm to expand after winning big venture money

    Orlando software firm to expand after winning big venture money
    An Orlando mobile-software company is planning to expand its local operations after reeling in one of the biggest venture-capital deals in Florida so far this year. Fueled by $50 million in new financing, Kony Inc. expects to add jobs in Orlando,...
  • Honda and others recall nearly 3 million vehicles over air bag flaw

    Honda and others recall nearly 3 million vehicles over air bag flaw
    TOKYO/DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co 7267.T and other Japanese automakers on Monday recalled almost 3 million cars with potentially explosive air bags supplied by Takata Corp 7312.T, bringing the total recall so far to about 10.5 million vehicles over...
  • A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge

    A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge
    In the 1990s China had one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Young rural women in particular were killing themselves at an alarming rate. In recent years, however, China's suicides have declined to among the lowest rates in the world. In 2002...
  • ‘Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga’ rises complete, like Lord Death Man

     
    You know Batman. But do you know Batmanga? In the 1960s, manga artist Jiro Kuwata pitted the Caped Crusader and […]...
  • Wie takes 3-shot lead in U.S.Women's Open

    The Sports Xchange Wie takes 3-shot lead in U.S.Women's Open PINEHURST, N.C. -- Michelle Wie put together a 68 for the second day in a row and that catapulted her into the second-round lead in the U.S. Women's Open on Friday at Pinehurst No. 2. Wie, at...
  • Greece gets moral victory in World Cup group play by tying Japan, 0-0

    Japan lost to Greece, 0-0. You read that right. Japan, with a better attacking team from the start and a one-man advantage for almost an hour, was blanked. Both sides emerged from the draw at 0-1-1 in the World Cup and equally alive in Group C. But...