| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
LOCARNO -- Baltasar Kormakur, whose U.S. chart-topper "2 Guns" opens Switzerland's Locarno Festival on Wednesday, is set to climb his own "Everest."
Produced by the U.K.'s Working Title, and skedded to roll late October/early November, the action-...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The Montreal World Film Festival announced its full slate of 432 films from around the globe on Tuesday, including 113 world or international feature preems. From the U.S. "The Red Robin" by Michael Z. Wechsler competes in the World section while Adam...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:43 PM
No. 1-seeded April Ross and Jennifer Kessy won their first match against Poland, but fell to Switzerland later Tuesday, splitting their first two pool-play volleyball matches at the FIVB Grant Slam in Long Beach.
Each team plays three pool-play...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:30 PM
SEOUL - 'Idiosyncratic,' 'iconoclastic' and 'isolated' are the normal adjectives used to describe South Korean film-maker Kim Ki-duk. But now the auteur is throwing himself at the mercy of critics -- and foreign audiences - in order to secure a local...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 12:39 PM
A brazen attack on a Swiss prison has broken out another member of the “Pink Panthers” ring of jewel thieves and a fellow inmate, spurring a massive manhunt in western Switzerland and across the border with France, Swiss authorities said...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Legendary songstress Tina Turner has tied the knot!
The 73-year-old singer wed her longtime beau Erwin Bach in a civil ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland, last week, according to AFP, which cites a Swiss municipal official. Sufficiently proving that it's...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The first of 10 theme parks planned for a 2,000-acre resort billed as the "Orlando of China" is expected to open in late 2013 after three years of construction.
The $2-billion marine-based Chimelong Ocean Kingdom theme park on Hengqin Island in China is...
| Jun 29, 2013
Hundreds of employees packed the auditorium at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory on Friday to get a first look at their new director, but for some it was more reacquainting with an old colleague.
Nigel Lockyer, the new chief, worked at Fermilab...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:56 AM
MOSCOW (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden's best chance of finding refuge outside the United States may hinge on the president of Venezuela, who was in Moscow on Tuesday meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
President Nicolas Maduro of...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:42 PM
About 160 high school students, most of them from South Dakota, will leave today for Europe as part of a tour by America's Mid-West Ambassadors of Music Symphonic Band and Concert Choir.
The group presented a tour Wednesday night in Brookings before...
| Jun 25, 2013
“To conduct a farm of considerable extent, so as to be a profitable concern, requires nearly as much management, (though, to be sure, of a somewhat more straightforward sort) as to be a leading politician in these wayward times.”