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  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • Mum's the word on soaring Swedish household debt as poll nears

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Johan and Alejandra are the kind of Swedes the IMF has been warning about - piling up debt to keep up with an ever-rising property market and fund a lifestyle of travel, maids and nights out. The couple plan to buy a flat in...
  • 'Magic' Wins Best Pitch at Haugesund's New Nordic Films

    HAUGESUND, Norway- "Magic," Andreas Ohman and Oskar Gullstrand's fantasy-filled adventure project, won best project at the New Nordic Films, a mini-mart hosted by Haugesund's Norwegian fest that wrapped today. Pic centers on two siblings waking up one...
  • 'Boyhood,' 'Chef' and 'Hundred-Foot Journey' Among Winners at Norwegian Fest

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HAUGESUND, Norway- Richard Linklater's indie hit "Boyhood" nabbed the 42nd Norwegian Intl. Film Festival's critics prize at the awards ceremony held on Aug. 20. The jury described the film as "a somewhat ordinary and rather...
  • Odegaard becomes Norway's youngest player in draw with UAE

    (Reuters) - Talented teenager Martin Odegaard became Norway's youngest football international on Wednesday when he started against the United Arab Emirates at the age of 15 years and 253 days. Already on the radar of Manchester United, Barcelona and...
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From Bill Haley to Beyonce" by Bob Stanley (Norton, $29.95) The title suggests the folly of the endeavor: "Yeah! Yeah! Yeah! The Story of Pop Music From...
  • 'I Can See in the Dark' a well-paced book told by a sociopath

    "I Can See in the Dark" by Karin Fossum; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (256 pages, $25) Over the years, I've read lots of Scandinavian crime fiction, but nothing from Norwegian novelist Karin Fossum. In retrospect, that was a huge oversight. Her books...
  • TrustNordisk Picks Up Norwegian Epic Drama "The Last King"

    PARIS- TrustNordisk has picked up international sales rights to Nils Gaup ("The Kautokeino Rebellion")'s epic action drama "The Last King" and will start pre-selling it at Toronto. Based on true events, "The Last King" is a tale set in 1205, during the...
  • Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup

    Toronto Film Festival Completes Lineup
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Jennifer Aniston, Juliette Binoche, Steve Carell, Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Dustin Hoffman, Diane Keaton, Melissa Leo, Bill Murray, Bill Nighy, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Adam Sandler, John Travolta and...
  • 818 Roundup: Casey Kasem's body headed to Norway instead of Glendale, Glendale electeds eye assembly

    818 Roundup: Casey Kasem's body headed to Norway instead of Glendale, Glendale electeds eye assembly
    Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Aug. 18. Today looks to be a hot one, with highs of 91 and a forecast low of 65. So stay cool and check out these headlines from around the area.  Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this...
  • Casey Kasem's wife has Norway's OK to bury him there; his kids object

    Casey Kasem's wife has Norway's OK to bury him there; his kids object
    Casey Kasem's body was reportedly on the way to Europe earlier this week, and late Thursday the destination was determined: Norway. That's a long way for the remains of the Top 40 radio icon to travel, especially given the fact that according to his...
  • U.S. deejay Kasem to be buried in Norway: daughter's publicist

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The widow of American radio personality Casey Kasem intends to have his body buried in Norway, the spokesman for one of Kasem's daughters said on Friday, in the latest twist in a legal battle stemming from his end-of-life care....