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  • Iram Hak on 'I Am Yours:' 'I Wanted To Tell A True and Unvarnished Story'

    A Pakistani-Norwegian beauty who started as an actress, Iram Haq made a bold and personal feature debut with "I Am Yours." A heart-wrenching drama turning on a lonely single mother struggling to find love and face her judgmental mother, the film world-...
  • XYZ Films Boards 'Party Animal' from Cult Norwegian Helmer Patrik Syversen (EXCLUSIVE)

    GOTEBORG - Doing one of the things it does best - tapping into original genre talent from the four corners of the globe - L.A-based XYZ Films has boarded "Party Animal," a werewolf pic from cult Norwegian genre scribe-helmer Patrik Syversen ("Hellfjord"),...
  • Men's super combined

    Men's super combined
    When: Feb. 14. Best of the U.S.: Ted Ligety, Bode Miller. Best of the rest: Aksel Lund Svindal (Norway), Alexis Pinturault (France), Marcel Hirscher (Austria). U.S. chances to medal: Pretty good, given Ligety won combined gold in 2006 at Turin and...
  • $20 for a bottle of water? Your water sommelier will bring the menu right away

    $20 for a bottle of water? Your water sommelier will bring the menu right away
    On a hot July afternoon, Martin Riese sits in a suit at one of the patio tables at Ray's and Stark with eight bottles of water and 16 glasses in front of him. He laughs as museum goers pause in front of his table to smirk or make a comment about the odd...
  • Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research

    Fred Kavli dies at 86; businessman gave millions to research
    Nobel prizes in science often go to researchers of an advanced age — many are retired by the time the call comes from Oslo saying they've won. Fred Kavli, a Norwegian immigrant who got rich from a business he founded in Van Nuys making...
  • Neo-Nazi metal musician planned 'large' terror attack, officials say

    Neo-Nazi metal musician planned 'large' terror attack, officials say
    French authorities on Tuesday arrested a Norwegian "black metal" musician and neo-Nazi on suspicion of planning  "a large terrorist act." Varg Vikernes is an alleged sympathizer of mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, according to the Associated Press....
  • Terrorist? Neo-Nazi metal rocker Varg Vikernes arrested as precaution

    Terrorist? Neo-Nazi metal rocker Varg Vikernes arrested as precaution
    More details emerged Wednesday concerning the case of a Norwegian "black metal" musician and neo-Nazi arrested on suspicion of planning a "a large terrorist act." French authorities arrested Varg Vikernes and his wife Tuesday at a home near Salon-la-...
  • Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says

    Longer maternity leave in Norway has few long-term benefits, study says
    Nearly doubling maternity leave in Norway had little long-term effect on children's school performance, parent's income or the labor participation of women, a new study found. Extending paid leave for new Norwegian mothers to 35 weeks to 18 weeks...
  • 'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show

    'Frozen' characters set to visit Epcot's Norway, be seen in Magic Kingdom show
    Characters from "Frozen," Disney's next animated feature, will make appearances at Epcot's Norway pavilion and in a Magic Kingdom presentation later this year, Disney World announced. The film, which debuts in theaters on Nov. 27, features optimistic...
  • Albania won't be host site for destruction of Syria chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON — Despite pressure from the Obama administration, Albania's prime minister said Friday that he would not allow the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons in the European country. Prime Minister Edi Rama surprised some Western officials...
  • Steven Van Zandt's gangster is out to corrupt Norway in 'Lilyhammer'

    Steven Van Zandt's gangster is out to corrupt Norway in 'Lilyhammer'
    Steven Van Zandt knows his way around the underworld. For six seasons on "The Sopranos," he played Silvio Dante, the consigliere to crime boss Tony Soprano who obediently carried out his orders with a distinctive glower. But these days the actor is...
  • TV Picks: 'A Christmas Story,' a 'Lucy' memory, snowy 'Lilyhammer'

    TV Picks: 'A Christmas Story,' a 'Lucy' memory, snowy 'Lilyhammer'
    24 hours of "A Christmas Story" (TBS, Tuesday and Wednesday). Jean Shepherd's hardy holiday classic turns 30 this year. (I will pause for those who need to sit for a second in order to take that number in.) Adding tradition to tradition, TBS will again...