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  • John Kass: Soccer fans often feel pain -- and sometimes even a bite

    In an exclusive interview, Raffaele Raia -- the noted Italian soccer aficionado from Oliveto Citra, near Salerno -- said America is missing only one thing to fully grasp World Cup soccer. "Until Americans live and die with it, as we Italians do, you won'...
  • CANNES: Yellow Affair's 'Heart of a Lion' Finds Love at the Market (EXCLUSIVE)

    Scandi sales shingle the Yellow Affair has inked a flurry of sales on Finnish helmer Dome Karukoski's drama "Heart of a Lion." "Lion," which world-premiered at Toronto, turns a neo-Nazi man who falls in love for a woman whose son is black. It's been...
  • Cornelius Gurlitt dies at 81; German art collector

    Cornelius Gurlitt dies at 81; German art collector
    Cornelius Gurlitt, a reclusive German collector whose long-secret hoard of well over 1,000 artworks triggered an international uproar over the fate of art looted by the Nazis, died Tuesday. He was 81. Gurlitt's spokesman, Stephan Holzinger, said that...
  • Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon

    Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon
    LONDON -- The Champagne cork that popped before the second point of Andy Murray's thrashing of Blaz Rola may have been a little premature, but the defending Wimbledon champion already has thrown down the gauntlet to his rivals. The home favorite's 6-1,...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy

    Danube waltz: Viking Freya cruise offers history, a sense of intimacy
    On the Viking Freya, most of the staterooms measure 135 to 205 square feet. One night I found a towel elephant along with the daily newsletter on my bed. Those are about all she has in common with the cruise ships lined up at Port Miami and Port...
  • History moves, but not always ahead

    The weekend past saw the centenary of the assassination of the Archduke Franz-Ferdinand, with as consequence the First World War. The sequence of the events by which this happened has often been analyzed in the search for an answer to a much deeper...
  • Five Ukraine soldiers killed as rebels defy extended cease-fire

    Five Ukraine soldiers killed as rebels defy extended cease-fire
    KIEV, Ukraine — Rebels killed five Ukrainian soldiers in violation of a truce extended by the country's government after the European Union gave Russia three days to quell the insurgency or face deeper sanctions. Twelve soldiers also were...
  • Eliza Ardizzone, equestrian

    Eliza Ardizzone, equestrian
    Eliza Ardizzone, who was born in Lake Forest, loved to go horseback riding with her family in Mexico, where they lived when she was 7. That childhood passion only grew stronger. By her early teens she knew she wanted a career working with horses. In her...
  • Will Formula One's Mercedes team get back on track in Austria?

    Will Formula One's Mercedes team get back on track in Austria?
    After winning the season's first six races, Formula One's Mercedes team came up short at the Canadian Grand Prix, where Red Bull Racing's Daniel Ricciardo took the checkered flag. So as the series prepares for the Austrian Grand Prix on Sunday, the...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    Switzerland: If you happen to be traveling on a European Union passport and plan to rent a car in Switzerland, be sure to ask for a vehicle that is registered in the EU if you wish to drive it into Austria. Taking a Swiss-registered vehicle across the...
  • Rosberg wins F-1's Austrian Grand Prix

    Rosberg wins F-1's Austrian Grand Prix
    SPIELBERG, Austria -- Germany's Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two on Sunday to stretch his championship lead over teammate Lewis Hamilton to 29 points. Williams drivers Valtteri Bottas and Felipe Massa, who had...