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  • Rachel Marsden: Why women -- and voters -- prefer jerks to fops

    PARIS -- An intriguing social phenomenon prompted a horrific killing spree in Santa Barbara, California, last week, and the same phenomenon might help explain the surprising results of last weekend's European Parliament elections. The suspected Santa...
  • Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open

    Australian Open champ Li Na loses in first round at French Open
    Much to her dismay, Li Na is familiar with this feeling. She earns a Grand Slam championship, is heralded at home, then shows up at subsequent major tournaments and seemingly forgets how to win. It happened in 2011, after her French Open triumph...
  • Christine Sneed reflects on Mavis Gallant's life, writing

    Christine Sneed reflects on Mavis Gallant's life, writing
    I first encountered one of Mavis Gallant's short stories, "The Concert Party," in the 1989 edition of "The Best American Short Stories," that year's anthology edited by Margaret Atwood. At the time, I was a college freshman majoring in French. By the...
  • Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize

    Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize
    Japanese architect Shigeru Ban, who has used high-strength cardboard tubes to make temporary housing for victims of natural disasters and refugees fleeing conflicts, on Monday was named the 2014 winner of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the field's...
  • PASSINGS: Gabriel Axel, Hyatt Seligman

    Gabriel Axel Danish director of foreign film Academy Award-winner 'Babette's Feast' Gabriel Axel, 95, who directed "Babette's Feast," winner of the Academy Award for best foreign film of 1987, died Sunday "quietly and peacefully after a long and...
  • Audit finds questionable Long Beach port commission travel expenses

    The Port of Long Beach spent tens of thousands of dollars subsidizing the travel of spouses who accompanied harbor commissioners and staff on trips to Tokyo, Paris and Montreal despite city restrictions that ban such reimbursements, a city audit shows....
  • 'Zombillenium,' 'Song of the Sea,' 'The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise' Among Cartoon Movie Highlights

    PARIS- "Zombillenium," "Song of the Sea," "The Ghosts of Pere Lachaise" and "Yellowbird" were among the highlights presented at Cartoon Movie's animation co-production forum. - Based on Arthur de Pins' eponymous comicbooks, "Zombillenium" (in...
  • Les Arcs Film Fest Launches Paris Coproduction Village

    PARIS- The team behind Les Arcs film festival, the successful five-year old fest that's been coined the European Sundance, is creating a franchise with the launch of a Coproduction Village in Paris. Although the mart won't have the French Alps for...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama late to the realpolitik table in Saudi Arabia

    PARIS -- Later this month, U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Here's hoping he decides to stay home and help his daughters with their homework instead. America's decreasing influence in the Middle East and Eurasia might be the...
  • MK2 Int'l Acquires the Taviani Brothers' 'Meraviglioso Boccaccio'

    PARIS- MK2 Intl., the sales division of the French arthouse exhibitor, has acquired Paolo and Vittorio Taviani's "Meraviglioso Boccaccio" ("Wonderful Boccaccio"), the Italian film masters' follow-up to "Cesare deve morire." "Meraviglioso," an...
  • Roman Polanski to direct 'Dance of the Vampires' musical in Paris

    Roman Polanski to direct 'Dance of the Vampires' musical in Paris
    Roman Polanski will direct the stage musical version of his 1967 movie "The Fearless Vampire Killers" in a production that is scheduled to open in October in Paris.  "Dance of the Vampires" (French title: "Le Bal des Vampires") was first produced in...
  • Anaheim Holocaust survivor, 89, says reparations would be too late now

    Anaheim Holocaust survivor, 89, says reparations would be too late now
    For Chasten Bowen, news that France is negotiating with the U.S. to pay reparations to Holocaust survivors who were transported on French rail cars to Nazi concentration camps during World War II comes too late. “I’m just about ready to...