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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Leo Bretholz dies at 93; Holocaust survivor fought for reparations

    Leo Bretholz dies at 93; Holocaust survivor fought for reparations
    Leo Bretholz, a Holocaust survivor who became a major voice in the campaign to gain reparations from companies that transported victims to concentration camps during World War II, died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Pikesville, Md. He was 93....
  • Europe's oddball museums broaden perspectives

    Europe's oddball museums broaden perspectives
    You could spend a lifetime in Europe's grand museums -- the Louvre, the British Museum, and many others. But I also like to take in a destination's more idiosyncratic sights, getting a bead on the quirkier side of the local culture. It's my nature as a...
  • 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...
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  • Sundance Presents Cross-Section of U.S. Indie Fare, Music-Themed Pix at London Festival

    LONDON -- As the lineup for the third Sundance London film and music festival is unveiled, Variety talks to John Cooper, director of the Sundance Film Festival, and Trevor Groth, Sundance's director of programming, about the selection (see below for...
  • Billionaire Ukrainian industrialist indicted in Chicago on bribery charges

    Billionaire Ukrainian industrialist indicted in Chicago on bribery charges
    The sweeping federal indictment contained allegations all too familiar in Chicago, from greasing politicians with bribes in exchange for business licenses to disguising the payments as legitimate expenses and using threats and coercion to cover it all up....
  • Lionsgate, TMG Ink Expanded Output Pact for Summit Pix

    LONDON -- Lionsgate has inked an expanded multiyear output pact with Tele Muenchen Group covering the distribution of its Summit label films in Germany and Austria in all media, the two companies announced Thursday. The deal was negotiated in Berlin and...
  • Ukrainian billionaire issues video in Russian denying wrongdoing in alleged international bribery scheme

    Ukrainian billionaire issues video in Russian denying wrongdoing in alleged international bribery scheme
    One day after federal authorities in Chicago announced a sweeping indictment charging billionaire Ukrainian industrialist Dmytro Firtash in connection with an $18.5 million bribery scheme, Firtash posted a YouTube video calling his arrest politically...
  • Dangerous mischief-making in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON -- The report that protesters have declared two eastern Ukraine cities to be independent republics questions President Obama's assurance that there is no "military solution" to the crisis that began with Russian President Vladmir Putin's land...