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  • Putin's actions in Ukraine sow fear across former Soviet empire

    President Obama’s pledge to defend allies in the former communist states of Eastern Europe and to seek $1 billion from Congress to bolster regional defenses might be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nightmare come to life. Or, it might...
  • Karlovy Vary Film Festival Unveils Line-up

    LONDON -- The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival unveiled its line-up Tuesday, with seven world premieres and five international premieres in the program, including films from Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili, Russian director Angelina Nikonova and...
  • Cockeysville native launches to International Space Station

    Cockeysville native launches to International Space Station
    A few minutes after 4 p.m. Wednesday, Cockeysville native Reid Wiseman officially left the Earth to cheers at his high school alma mater. The distinction of "going to space" isn't technically earned until one is 50 miles above the Earth's surface,...
  • Cannes: Urban Distribution Jumps Into 'River' With Hermanus

    Frederic Corvez' Urban Distribution Intl. has waded into Oliver Hermanus' "Endless River," a South Africa-set English-language drama toplining French star Nicolas Duvauchelle. "River," Hermanus' follow-up to Un Certain Regard player "Beauty," stars...
  • Women's Water Polo: Gilchrist, Musselman shine for Team USA

    Newport Harbor High product Kaleigh Gilchrist and Corona del Mar High sophomore Maddie Musselman are among the athletes playing for the U.S. senior national women's water polo team this week at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament at Riverside City...
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  • Mip TV Briefs Day Two: Russian Redo Of Brit Sitcom 'My Family' Set

    Russian TV auds will be getting a local version of hit brit sitcom "My Family" in a deal marking the first scripted format sale for independent distributor DLT Raydar. Leading Russian broadcaster CTC Channel has commissioned a localised pilot of the...
  • French court OKs extradition of Kazakh billionaire on fraud charges

    French court OKs extradition of Kazakh billionaire on fraud charges
    PARIS -- French judges ruled Thursday that a Kazakh billionaire and dissident accused of embezzling up to $6 billion in what is believed to be one of the world's largest fraud cases should be extradited to Russia or Ukraine. Both countries have demanded...
  • Interim CEO Jory Marino of Heidrick & Struggles meets VIPs in Davos

     Interim CEO Jory Marino of Heidrick &  Struggles meets VIPs in Davos
    Chicago-based executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has been a sponsor of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, for seven years. But Jory Marino became interim chief executive in July, making last week's conference his...
  • Berlin Competish Pic 'History of Fear' Among New Doha Film Institute Grant Recipients

    Argentinian first-time helmer Benjamin Naishtat's drama "History of Fear," which world preemed Sunday in the Berlin competish, is among twenty recipients of the Doha Film Institute's new first global grants program. The DFI's new film fund, first...
  • J.K. Rowling Posts First Part of 'History of the Quidditch World Cup' on Pottermore

    LONDON -- J.K. Rowling has posted the first part of her "History of the Quidditch World Cup" on digital platform Pottermore, which is devoted to the world of Harry Potter. The 2,400-word history of the game is one of Rowling's longest pieces of original...