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  • Putin's actions in Ukraine sow fear across former Soviet empire

    President Obama’s pledge to defend allies in the former communist states of Eastern Europe and to seek $1 billion from Congress to bolster regional defenses might be Russian President Vladimir Putin’s nightmare come to life. Or, it might...
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  • Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice

    Salt Lake the best Winter Olympic host choice
    The International Olympic Committee’s latest indulgence to wretched excess ended Sunday with the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. The IOC sat idly by while Russia passed anti-gay legislation that mocked the Olympic...
  • Cannes: Urban Distribution Jumps Into 'River' With Hermanus

    Frederic Corvez' Urban Distribution Intl. has waded into Oliver Hermanus' "Endless River," a South Africa-set English-language drama toplining French star Nicolas Duvauchelle. "River," Hermanus' follow-up to Un Certain Regard player "Beauty," stars...
  • Women's Water Polo: Gilchrist, Musselman shine for Team USA

    Newport Harbor High product Kaleigh Gilchrist and Corona del Mar High sophomore Maddie Musselman are among the athletes playing for the U.S. senior national women's water polo team this week at the FINA Intercontinental Tournament at Riverside City...
  • J.K. Rowling Posts First Part of 'History of the Quidditch World Cup' on Pottermore

    LONDON -- J.K. Rowling has posted the first part of her "History of the Quidditch World Cup" on digital platform Pottermore, which is devoted to the world of Harry Potter. The 2,400-word history of the game is one of Rowling's longest pieces of original...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...
  • U.S. pulls out ship, sends in planes to hunt for Malaysia jetliner

    U.S. pulls out ship, sends in planes to hunt for Malaysia jetliner
    The U.S. military pulled its warship out of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Monday and will rely instead on sophisticated submarine-hunting aircraft, a sign of just how complex the international search for the missing Boeing 777 has...
  • Malaysia flight search expands to 2.2 million square miles

    Malaysia flight search expands to 2.2 million square miles
    The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded to 2.24 million square nautical miles, officials said Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur. "This is an enormous search area. And it is something that Malaysia cannot possibly search on its own. I am...
  • Mip TV Briefs Day Two: Russian Redo Of Brit Sitcom 'My Family' Set

    Russian TV auds will be getting a local version of hit brit sitcom "My Family" in a deal marking the first scripted format sale for independent distributor DLT Raydar. Leading Russian broadcaster CTC Channel has commissioned a localised pilot of the...
  • Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94; creator of the AK-47 assault rifle

    Mikhail Kalashnikov dies at 94; creator of the AK-47 assault rifle
    Interviewers always asked Mikhail Kalashnikov the same question and he always gave the same answer: Yes, he could sleep at night. Quite easily, thank you. Kalashnikov, creator of the AK-47, a cheap, simple, rugged assault rifle that became the weapon of...
  • Berlin Competish Pic 'History of Fear' Among New Doha Film Institute Grant Recipients

    Argentinian first-time helmer Benjamin Naishtat's drama "History of Fear," which world preemed Sunday in the Berlin competish, is among twenty recipients of the Doha Film Institute's new first global grants program. The DFI's new film fund, first...