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  • 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...
  • Cannes: Looking Past the Hype and Hate (Analysis)

    Paul Thomas Anderson's "Inherent Vice." Terrence Malick's "Knight of Cups." Tim Burton's "Big Eyes." Hou Hsiao Hsien's "The Assassin." Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys." Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight." Doug Liman's "Edge of Tomorrow." Stephen Frear's...
  • New I-Drive attraction, World of Chocolate, has Austrian roots

    New I-Drive attraction, World of Chocolate, has Austrian roots
    Two of the three investors behind World of Chocolate on International Drive have Austrian roots, where they claim the idea for their new attraction originated. World of Chocolate Museum & Café opened about six months ago, complete with a small museum,...
  • Stolen passports on Malaysia flight used before, Chinese firm says

    BEIJING -- Stolen passports carried by two Iranian men to board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were used last year by two people applying for visas to work as entertainers in China, according to the head of an entertainment company. Xie Zhuoling,...
  • Oscar's Next Challenge: Making Foreign-Language Voting Fair

    After dealing with the revoked nomination for song this week, the folks at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences are about to embark on another historic twist to the usual procedure, this time in the foreign language category. This experiment...
  • Men's downhill

    Men's downhill
    When: Feb. 9. Best of U.S.: Bode Miller, Travis Ganong, Marco Sullivan, Erik Fisher. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Adrien Theaux (France), Didier Defago (Switzerland), Carlo Janka (Switzerland). U.S. chances to medal: Miller, 36, is...
  • Women's super combined

    Women's super combined
    When: Feb. 10. Best of the U.S.: Julia Mancuso, Laurenne Ross. Best of the rest: Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Austria), Marie-Michele Gagnon (Canada), Tina Maze (Slovenia). U.S. chances to medal: Mancuso came from nowhere in 2010 to win silver behind...
  • Women's super-giant slalom

    Women's super-giant slalom
    When: Feb. 16. Best of the U.S.: Julia Mancuso, Stacey Cook, Leanne Smith. Best of the rest: Lara Gut (Switzerland), Maria Hoefl-Riesch (Austria). U.S. chances to medal: Lindsey Vonn being out means opportunities for Mancuso and Cook, who have...
  • Men's ski jumping

    Men's ski jumping
    MEN'S (NORMAL HILL) When: Feb. 8-9. Best of the U.S.: Nick Fairall won the U.S. team trials in December. Best of the rest: Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria ranked second in the International Ski Federation standings this season. U.S. chances to...
  • Austria's Up-Tempo Allegro Plays With Genres

    One of Austria's most active production companies, Vienna-based Allegro Film, has enjoyed a hit streak in recent years with its ever-diverse lineups and 2014 promises even more. Andreas Prochaska's Alpine Western "The Dark Valley," a co-production with...
  • Nazi art trove yields more hidden works, this time in Austria

    Nazi art trove yields more hidden works, this time in Austria
    An additional 60 works of art have recently been recovered from the Salzburg, Austria, residence of Cornelius Gurlitt, the art dealer whose Munich apartment was found to hold a trove of artwork believed to have been seized or improperly acquired by the...