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  • Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model

    Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model
    Have Tesla Motors sales stalled? That’s what analysts are asking after looking at the electric car company’s latest sales data. Tesla sold about 1,600 of its Model S sports sedans in the U.S. in March, just slightly more than it sold in...
  • CANNES: European Film Promotion Unveils 24 Participants

    LONDON -- Twenty-four up-and-coming European producers have been selected to take part in European Film Promotion's networking platform Producers on the Move at the Cannes Film Festival. The event, which runs May 17-19, aims to help the producers work...
  • Save the whales, 2014

     Save the whales, 2014
    It was well known for many years that Japan's "scientific whaling" program was a sham, designed to get around the international moratorium on hunting whales. Almost no research on the animals came from Japanese scientists; instead, whale meat kept showing...
  • 'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show

    'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show
    Characters from "Frozen," Disney's next animated feature, will make appearances at Epcot's Norway pavilion and in a Magic Kingdom presentation later this year, Disney World announced. The film, which debuts in theaters on Nov. 27, features optimistic...
  • At Disney's Epcot: cinematic tour of the world

    At Disney's Epcot: cinematic tour of the world
    Through the years, I have watched the movies from the various countries at Walt Disney World's Epcot. Canada, China, France and Norway each have a film that showcases their respective lands. But recently, in a first, I saw all of them in the same day...
  • Teen gets McDonald's receipt tattooed on his arm

    Teen gets McDonald's receipt tattooed on his arm
    A teen from Norway held up his end of a bet by getting his McDonald's receipt tattooed on his arm.  Stian Ytterdahl, 18, was reportedly being punished by his friends for being "too active with the ladies," Gawker.com reports. He was given the option...
  • U.N. court rules Antarctic whaling by Japan illegal, orders halt

    U.N. court rules Antarctic whaling by Japan illegal, orders halt
    The United Nations' highest court on Monday ruled that Japan's Antarctic whaling operations are not for "scientific purposes" as Tokyo claims and ordered an immediate halt to the practice. In a 12-4 ruling, the International Court of Justice said ...
  • Russians sweep men's cross-country 50-kilometer mass start race

    Russians sweep men's cross-country 50-kilometer mass start race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Alexander Legkov led a Russian sweep of the men's 50-kilometer cross-country race Sunday, giving the host nation its first gold medal in the sport at the Sochi Olympics. Legkov won a four-way sprint to the finish at the end of the...
  • American Sage Kotsenburg wins first gold medal of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle

    SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics  determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.” With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
  • With Sochi Olympics approaching, a history of Winter Olympic medals

    More than 2,500 medals have been awarded in the history of the Winter Olympics, which began with 1924 Games in Chamonix, France. Norway is the overall leader with a total of 303, followed by the United States (254) and Germany (209). Norway is the...
  • Sochi Olympics: Marit Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race

    Sochi Olympics: Marit Bjoergen leads Norway sweep in 30K cross-country race
    SOCHI, Russia -- Marit Bjoergen became the most decorated female Winter Olympian in history Saturday by leading a Norwegian sweep in the women's 30-kilometer cross-country ski race at the Sochi Games. Bjoergen won her sixth Olympic gold, to go with...