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  • Accused Spanish drug lord convicted in Miami for drug money laundering

    Accused Spanish drug lord convicted in Miami for drug money laundering
    MIAMI (Reuters) - The head of a transatlantic cocaine smuggling ring dubbed 'Los Miami'€ has been convicted of laundering more than $26 million in the United States through multimillion-dollar waterfront condos and exotic sports cars. Alvaro Lopez...
  • World Cup on Friday: Spain vs. Netherlands, Mexico vs. Cameroon

    FRIDAY'S WORLD CUP GAMES Group A: MEXICO vs. CAMEROON Where: Natal. Time: 9 a.m. PDT. TV: ESPN2, Univision. The buzz: Mexico has lost its last two games and didn't score in either. One reason for that could be the absence of midfielder Luis...
  • 2010 World Cup final rematch between Spain, Netherlands featured Friday in Brazil

    2010 World Cup final rematch between Spain, Netherlands featured Friday in Brazil
    Yesterday in one sentence: World Cup officiating is probably going to be brutal and will ruin the tournament for some, no matter how deserved Brazil's 3-1 win was. What's on tap today: Mexico vs. Cameroon, noon, ESPN2; Spain vs. Netherlands, 3 p.m.,...
  • Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services

    Cab drivers in Europe protest against Uber, other ride-share services
    A smartphone app designed to keep people on the go brought parts of Europe to a standstill as cabbies protested Wednesday against what they view as an unfair, unsafe threat to their livelihoods. Uber, a California-pioneered app that allows users to hail...
  • Universal Pictures Intl., Edko, Irresistible Team on 'Rise of the Legend'

    LONDON -- Bill Kong's Edko Films, Irresistible Films and Universal Pictures Intl. have inked a partnership on the highly anticipated Chinese kung-fu action film "Rise of the Legend," which brings the martial arts icon Wong Fei Hung back on screen. UPI,...
  • In the Philippines, basketball is the nation’s pastime

     
    In a country where the average person stands less than 5-feet-5-inches tall there is worship for a game normally dominated by giants. While much of the world bows down before the altar of soccer, it’s basketball that brings out the Filipino...
  • Congress is urged to honor little-known Revolutionary War hero

    Congress is urged to honor little-known Revolutionary War hero
    Teresa Valcarce wants to see Congress keep a promise it made in 1783. Back then, the year the Revolutionary War ended, Congress agreed to display a portrait of Bernardo de Galvez in the Capitol to honor the Spanish statesman's efforts to aid the...
  • CANNES Q&A: Penelope Cruz on Producing 'Ma Ma'

    Penelope Cruz will be in Cannes today to present "Ma Ma," which is her first as a producer. In it, she plays Magda, a gutsy mother who battles to overcome tragedy. "Ma Ma" also marks Cruz's first film with Spanish auteur Julio Medem, who has directed some...
  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Cannes competition player 'Wild Tales'

    In one of the high-profile deals announced early Cannes, Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North America and Australia/New Zealand rights to Damian Szifron's buzzed-up Cannes Competion entry "Wild Tales." Spain's Film Factory is selling "Wild Tales" at...
  • Mexican Cinema: Financing, Crews, Locations Lure Global Productions

    The spectacular rise of Mexico's movie industry, which has increased feature film output fourfold in 10 years, may also offer cash-starved European producers a way out of Euroland austerity. With various strands of private and public production financing...
  • Spain's Telecinco Cinema Joins 'Monster,' 'Regression'

    Renewing relations with Spain's two most preeminent heavyweight auteurs, Spanish production and promotion powerhouse Telecinco Cinema has boarded both Juan Antonio Bayona's fantasy-actioner "A Monster Calls" and Alejandro Amenabar's thriller "Regression."...