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  • Men's curling

    Men's curling
    When: Feb. 10-21. The field: Since curling joined the Olympics in 1998, Canada has played for every gold medal on the men's side, winning the last two. The Canadians are ranked first in the world. Britain, Sweden, Norway (silver in Vancouver in 2010)...
  • Berlin: Buyers Check Into Moland's 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    BERLIN- A raft of buyers have checked into Hans Petter Moland's Berlin competition contender "In Order Of Disappearance." Sold by TrustNordisk, "Disappearance" has been acquired for France and Andorra (Chrysalis Films), Benelux (Wildbunch), Turkey and...
  • TrustNordisk Inks More Deals On Berlinale Competition Player 'In Order Of Disappearance'

    Scandi sales outfit TrustNordisk has closed further deals on Hans Petter Moland's "In Order of Disappearance" following its Feb.10 unspooling in competition at the Berlinale. New deals were closed for Italy (Teodora Film), Switzerland (Xenix...
  • Countering violent extremism [Commentary]

    Countering violent extremism [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, 28-year-old Todd Wheeler Jr. of Glen Burnie was arrested on charges of making explosives. Had they detonated, the radius of the blast could have caused extensive damage, deaths and injuries. Also this month, Ellicott City resident...
  • Some of Obama's ambassador picks are no Shirley Temples

    As an adult, Shirley Temple Black shed her signature ringlets, became a Republican fundraiser and went on to a career as a respected diplomat in the Nixon, Ford and George H.W. Bush administrations. Even her boss, Henry Kissinger, was impressed, calling...
  • Belarus wins gold in freestyle aerials

    Belarus wins gold in freestyle aerials
    SOCHI, Russia — Belarus made it two for two in the freestyle aerials when Anton Kushnir combined a five-twist jump with a near-perfect landing to win the men's competition Monday in the Winter Games. Alla Tsuper won the women's division on Friday....
  • Mass killer Breivik threatens hunger strike for better games and gym

    LONDON — Convicted mass killer Anders Behring Breivik, the right-wing extremist who methodically hunted down and shot dozens of young people at a summer camp in Norway, has threatened to mount a hunger strike if his prison conditions don’t...
  • Obama's mortifying embrace of checkbook diplomacy

    How stupid can you be and still be a U.S. ambassador? I went to Wikipedia to find out. I looked up George Tsunis, President Barack Obama's nominee to be ambassador to Norway, who embarrassed himself at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign...
  • Film Review: 'I Am Yours'

    Assured but not always likable, "I Am Yours" centers on a young woman who refuses the traditional roles of obedient daughter and good mother as she struggles to find love and acceptance. Debuting Norwegian helmer-writer Iram Haq draws on her experience as...
  • Kiarostami To Preside Cannes' Cinefondation and Short Film Jury

    PARIS - Renowned Iranian director Abbas Kiarostami will preside the Cannes Festival's Cinefondation and Short Films Jury, whose other members are French hyphenate Noemie Lvovsky and three directors: Brazil's Daniela Thomas, Chad's Mahamat-Saleh Haroun and...
  • TV Picks: 'A Christmas Story,' a 'Lucy' memory, snowy 'Lilyhammer'

    TV Picks: 'A Christmas Story,' a 'Lucy' memory, snowy 'Lilyhammer'
    24 hours of "A Christmas Story" (TBS, Tuesday and Wednesday). Jean Shepherd's hardy holiday classic turns 30 this year. (I will pause for those who need to sit for a second in order to take that number in.) Adding tradition to tradition, TBS will again...