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  • Telefonica Buys Spanish Pay TV Leader Canal Plus

    MADRID - In a milestone deal that looks set to shape the future of TV in Spain, Spanish telco giant Telefonica has bought Canal Plus, the biggest pay TV operator in Spain, for €725 million ($1.0 billion). Presided by Cesar Alierta, who has reiterated...
  • Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas

    Musicians implore Hollywood to stop scoring films overseas
    At a small community park in Santa Monica, a group of Los Angeles-area musicians wearing dark blue and orange T-shirts with the slogan "Listen Up!" gathered around a flatbed truck as union leaders, a minister and a local city councilman fired up the...
  • 'Burning Bush' Debuting Day-And-Date Theatrically, on Fandor (EXCLUSIVE)

    "Burning Bush," a drama set against the backdrop of the Prague Spring and subsequent Soviet crackdown, will debut on streaming platforms on the same day it opens theatrically. The picture bows on June 11, 2014 and will play at New York City's Film Forum,...
  • Rowing: This battle is a friendly one between Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar

    Rowing: This battle is a friendly one between Newport Harbor, Corona del Mar
    In almost every high school sport, Corona del Mar and Newport Harbor meet at least once a year. The schools call the athletic event — whether it takes place on a field, track, court, course, or pool — the Battle of the Bay. On Friday,...
  • Federer ousted from French Open

    Federer ousted from French Open
    PARIS - Roger Federer was knocked out in the last 16 of the French Open on Sunday, losing 6-7(5), 7-6(3,) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to 18th-seed Ernests Gulbis of Latvia, his worst result at Roland Garros since 2004. The fourth seed and 2009 champion was second...
  • Stanley Cup Final: Meet the 'keeper' of the cup

    Stanley Cup Final: Meet the 'keeper' of the cup
    Very soon, Philip Pritchard will know where he's spending summer vacation. You see, Pritchard is lucky enough to have a front-row seat to sports history as the "keeper" of the Stanley Cup. He's had what some might say is one of the world's best jobs...
  • Cannes: Wizart's 'Snow Queen 2′ Sold to Poland and Israel (EXCLUSIVE)

    Russia's Wizart Animation has sold 3D stereoscopic toonpic "The Snow Queen 2" to Kino Swiat in Poland and Film House in Israel. Star Films has taken theatrical rights Wizart's "Sheep and Wolves" in Peru, Colombia, Bolivia and Ecuador. "We have seen the...
  • Cannes: Adrien Brody Crowned 'Emperor' for Corsan

    Adrien Brody is set to play title role in Lee Taamahori's "Emperor" from Belgian finance, production and sales company Corsan. Corsan is also handling international sales on the film, a period piece centering on Emperor Charles V, who was trying to...
  • European Commission: Lithuania ready to join Eurozone in 2015

    Lithuania will become the 19th nation to adopt Europe's common currency next year when it joins its Baltic sister republics in the Eurozone. The European Commission announced Wednesday that the former Soviet republic that failed to meet Eurozone entry...
  • 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...
  • Obama, in Poland, seeks to assure European allies amid Ukraine crisis

    Obama, in Poland, seeks to assure European allies amid Ukraine crisis
    Amid worries about a rise of Russian aggression, President Obama landed in Eastern Europe on Tuesday offering new reassurances and a show of military muscle aimed at keeping Moscow in check. Under drizzling morning rain, Obama was greeted at the airport...
  • Karlovy Vary Film Festival Unveils Line-up

    LONDON -- The Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival unveiled its line-up Tuesday, with seven world premieres and five international premieres in the program, including films from Georgian filmmaker George Ovashvili, Russian director Angelina Nikonova and...