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  • French bank handled $1.7 billion in illegal business with Cuba

    The largest bank in France, BNP Paribas, disguised $1.75 billion in illegal transactions with Cuban entities as part of a long string of violations of U.S. sanctions that brought it a record $8.9 billion in forfeitures and fines, according to U.S....
  • UCI extends anti-doping agreement with French agency for Tour

    PARIS (Reuters) - The International Cycling Union (UCI) and the French Anti-Doping Agency (AFLD) will once again work hand in hand on the Tour de France, the sport's governing body said on Thursday. "The Agence Française de Lutte contre le Dopage (AFLD)...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • France's Sarkozy: 'There is a wish to humiliate me that is not normal'

    France's Sarkozy: 'There is a wish to humiliate me that is not normal'
    PARIS — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy lashed out at French magistrates Wednesday for pursuing “grotesque” corruption charges against him, accusing the officials who put him under investigation of being politically biased and seeking...
  • Olga Kurylenko Boards Benoit Philippon's 'Lota'

    PARIS- Olga Kurylenko ("To The Wonder"), Gregory Fitoussi ("World War Z") and Emir Kusturica ("7 Days in Havana") are set to topline "Lota," a French Guiana-set dramedy directed by Benoit Philippon ("Lullaby"). Described by Philippon as a variation on...
  • HBO to Air Beyonce and Jay Z's 'On the Run' Tour Concert in September

    HBO will premiere "On the Run Tour: Beyonce and Jay Z" -- featuring the stars in their first collaborative tour -- in September 2014, the network announced Thursday at the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. The special will tape Sept. 12 and...
  • London, Bangkok most popular destinations for 2014

    London, Bangkok most popular destinations for 2014
    More than 18 million people will visit London this year, making it the top tourist destination in the world, according to a MasterCard travel report released Wednesday. London beat out second-ranked Bangkok, the No. 1 tourism stop in 2013, likely...
  • Happy birthday Marcel Proust!

    Happy birthday Marcel Proust!
    Marcel Proust was born on this day in 1871. Happy 143rd birthday, Marcel Proust! These days Proust is known as a genius, the author of the brilliant, mammoth novel, known as both "Remembrance of Things Past" and "In Search of Lost Time." But how was...
  • Paris Haute Couture 2014: Armani Prive is playful and dramatic

    Paris Haute Couture 2014: Armani Prive is playful and dramatic
    The event: Serious star power lighted up the Theatre National de Chaillot in Paris on Tuesday for the presentation of the Armani Privé fall 2014 Haute Couture Collection.  As Armani clients, journalists and VIPs from around the globe awaited the show,...
  • Paco Torres Moves Ahead With 'Blue Guitar'

    PARIS- Paco Torres' "Blue Guitar," one of the standout projects pitched at Paris' Small is Biutiful co-production/distribution meet (pictured above), is coming together. "Guitar" turns on Elias, a 30-year-old Palestinian music teacher whose wife and...
  • Paris Haute Couture 2014: On Aura Tout Vu's water inspiration

    Paris Haute Couture 2014: On Aura Tout Vu's water inspiration
    The event:  Fashion house On Aura Tout Vu -- which roughly translates as “Now We’ve Seen Everything” -- showed a fall collection inspired by water at the Palais Royal in Paris Monday.  The scene: Under an overhang of trees, backed by...
  • OECD sees global growth stable, some slide in emerging markets

    PARIS (Reuters) - OECD sees slowing or stable growth in emerging economies flat in major developing economies with the exception of India while the outlook for most developed economies is stable and improving in the United States, the OECD said on...