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  • Brazil-Mexico winner probably headed to knockout round of World Cup

    Brazil-Mexico winner probably headed to knockout round of World Cup
    Because of pretzel logic unique to FIFA, one World Cup team could virtually clinch a berth in the round of 16 before two others lace up their boots for the first time. The second of three games Tuesday pairs Brazil with Mexico. Both opened with...
  • World Cup roundup: Ochoa stars as Mexico, Brazil play to tie

    World Cup roundup: Ochoa stars as Mexico, Brazil play to tie
    Guillermo Ochoa turned out a splendid performance at the Estadio Castelao on Tuesday, keeping a clean sheet in Mexico's 0-0 draw with Brazil. The Mexico goalkeeper produced a flurry of show-stopping saves over the course of the match to hold Brazil...
  • Ferry victims' parents focus anger on South Korean president

    Ferry victims' parents focus anger on South Korean president
    Parents of youths lost in last month's South Korean ferry sinking have brought their anger to their president’s doorstep. Early Friday, the mothers and fathers of the Sewol ferry victims tried to march on the Blue House, South Korea’s...
  • Korean café opens

    Korean café opens
    Glenview Cafe opens Caffebene, a South Korea-based coffee franchise, opened its first Chicagoland location last month at 1749 Milwaukee Ave. in Glenview. It offers gelato, waffles, pastries and other items besides coffee and tea. Caffebene,...
  • Malaysia's TGV, South Korea's Noori Strike Film Buying Pact (EXCLUSIVE)

    New Malaysian distributor TGV Pictures has struck an exclusive film buying arrangement with South Korea's Noori Pictures. Making its Cannes Market debut, TGV Pictures is the marketing and distribution arm of TGV Cinemas, Malaysia's second-largest...
  • Progress, Rwandan style

     Progress, Rwandan style
    KIGALI, Rwanda — Twenty years ago Monday, the state of Rwanda set about trying to hack itself out of existence. Starting on April 7, 1994, Hutu extremists, in a premeditated 100-day campaign, systematically butchered close to 1 million Tutsis...
  • Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

     Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Many supporters of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, trade agreement are arguing that its fate rests on President Obama's bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan this week. If Japan and the United States can sort out...
  • U.N. boss declares World Cup neutrality, won't watch South Korea game

    U.N. boss declares World Cup neutrality, won't watch South Korea game
    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday that he is a fan of his native South Korea's soccer team, which open its World Cup campaign against Russia later in the day, but that out of a sense of neutrality he would not tune into the match. Ban,...
  • Cannes Festival: Full 2014 Lineup

    Opener Grace of Monaco (1) Olivier Dahan, France-U.S.-Belgium-Italy Competition The Captive Atom Egoyan, Canada Clouds of Sils Maria Olivier Assayas, France-Switzerland-Germany Foxcatcher Bennett Miller, U.S. Goodbye to Language Jean-Luc Godard,...
  • Intl. Film Award: Gaumont's Overseas Team Creates Novel Ways to Clinch Pacts

    While the overseas market for French-language films is becoming increasingly competitive, Gaumont's international sales team is proving, market after market, that buyers are still game to venture off the beaten path to find gems. "Our motto at Gaumont is...
  • CANNES: Korean Sales Co. Finecut to Handle Romance 'Obsessed'

    Korean sales powerhouse Finecut will handle "Obsessed," a steamy romance from Kim Dae-woo, writer of "Untold Scandal." The pic gets a wide release today in South Korea through hard-charging indie distributor Next Entertainment World. Recently launched...
  • Young crew of Americans leads LPGA heading into Kingsmill Championship

     Young crew of Americans leads LPGA heading into Kingsmill Championship
    WILLIAMSBURG — When she was 18, Jessica Korda was put on a plane to Taiwan by her accomplished former pro-tennis playing father and told to do her best in the last LPGA tournament of her rookie season. It might've been a pro athlete's version of...