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  • Shared spaces, shared shame

    Shared spaces, shared shame
    Green Square in Tripoli. Tahrir Square in Cairo. The new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Washington's National Mall. We humans know, deep inside, that public places — squares and greens and plazas that are open to all — are more than just...
  • Russia's South Stream pipeline splits EU energy policy

    LONDON (Reuters) - Russia's South Stream gas pipeline is splitting European Union energy policy as EU leaders look to block the project while some member states see it as a solution to supply disruptions via Ukraine. The EU has sought for years to reduce...
  • As EU doors open, Bulgarian and Romanian migrants see minds closing

    As EU doors open, Bulgarian and Romanian migrants see minds closing
    BERLIN — The last time she checked, Katya Tasheva had the normal number of limbs and eyes. So she feels a nasty shock of non-recognition, she says, when German news reports warn of a coming invasion of people like her — Bulgarians — as...
  • Pictures in the News | November 20, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working...
  • Selena Gomez, Ethan Hawke in 'Stuntman's Dream Come True'

    The need for speed dominated the Aug. 26 premiere of Warner Bros. "Getaway" with a black Shelby Cobra parked outside the Regency in Westwood Village. "What is more American than a Shelby Cobra?" mused director Courtney Solomon during the post-screening...
  • Film Review: 'Getaway'

    Those seeking an object lesson in the relative value of art and commerce in Hollywood need look no further than Ethan Hawke, who kicked off the summer movie season with Richard Linklater's "Before Midnight" and now brings it to a close with "Getaway,"...
  • Sofia's choice in "Getaway" ★ 1/2

    Sofia's choice in "Getaway" ★ 1/2
    "Getaway" will never be mistaken for a "Fast & Furious" sequel. It's more like "Taken … for a Ride!" Terrible but, in its squealing way, sporadically fun-terrible, it features a glowering Ethan Hawke as a former professional race car driver named...
  • Case closed on 1978 poison umbrella killing of Bulgarian defector

    Case closed on 1978 poison umbrella killing of Bulgarian defector
    No one has ever been brought to justice for one of the most nefarious killings of the Cold War era, the 1978 poisoning of Bulgarian defector Georgy Markov with a ricin pellet jabbed into his leg with the tip of an umbrella. But there has been little...
  • 'Blind Dates' Wins Project Prize in Karlovy Vary

    KARLOVY VARY, Czech Rep. -- The Karlovy Vary Film Festival's Works in Progress Award has gone to tragicomedy "Blind Dates" from Georgia, which has replaced Romania as the rising star among European film industries. The pic is helmed by Levan Koguashvili,...
  • Move over Dracula, tourists flock to see Bulgarian 'vampire'

     
    The discovery last week of a 700-year-old skeleton with metal stakes where his heart had been has stirred a bout of vampire-mania in Europe and attracted flocks of tourists to the churchyard grave site in Bulgaria's Black Sea port of Sozopol. So keen is...
  • Woman arrested in theft of Axl Rose's jewelry in Paris

     
    Police have recovered $200,000 worth of jewelry stolen from Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose after a concert in Paris....
  • Bulgarian Bus Bombing Suspect Had Fake U.S. License

    Bulgarian Bus Bombing Suspect Had Fake U.S. License
    BURGAS, Bulgaria -- A bus bombing that killed five Israeli tourists, the bus driver and the suspected bomber in Bulgaria was probably carried out by a male suicide attacker who had a fake Michigan driver's license, Bulgaria's interior minister said...