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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....
  • Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat dead at 83

    MIAMI Former Haitian President Leslie Manigat, who took power in a controversial military-organized 1988 presidential election only to be ousted 41/2 months later, would regularly ask visitors to his modest Port-au-Prince home, "Do Haitians really want...
  • 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...
  • Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London

    Marcel Kittel wins Stage 3 of Tour de France in London
    Germany's Marcel Kittel showed he may be the sprinter to beat at the Tour de France, speeding to his second stage win this year in Stage 3 on Monday as cycling's biggest race entered London before leaving England for France. Rain doused riders at the...
  • 'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished

    'History Detectives' explains why bandleader Glenn Miller vanished
    To this day, it remains one of the great mysteries of American music: Exactly how and why did bandleader Glenn Miller vanish during World War II? Just 40 years old and near the height of his fame as leader of the Army Air Force band, Major Glenn...
  • Yorkshire turns yellow for Tour's Grand Depart

    LEEDS England (Reuters) - "So Good It's Coming Twice" boasts the sign on the road into Addingham, a village just a few kilometres of pedalling from Leeds. This year's Tour de France, which begins on Saturday morning before spending two days traversing...
  • Froome, Contador Top Guns In This Year's Tour

    PARIS – If last year's Tour de France often resembled a triumphant Chris Froome march to Paris, the road to the Champs Elysees may be more unpredictable this time especially with Alberto Contador likely to be back in the hunt. The Briton took...
  • Film Review: 'Paris Follies'

    If Alexander Payne had been born in Normandy rather than Nebraska, he might have made a film like "Paris Follies," a gently comedic portrait of a rural cow farmer trying to cope when his restless wife, Brigitte, leaves him for a big-city fling. Though a...
  • 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 Fran├žaise 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...