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  • BBC Commemorates World War I With Four Years Worth of Programming

    The carnage, horror, bravery and humanity of World War I has inspired such bigscreen fare as "All Quiet on the Western Front," "Paths of Glory" and "Gallipoli" -- and now, as the centenary of the outbreak of the "war to end all wars" approaches on July...
  • Karlovy Vary Fest Spotlights Variety's Critics' Choice Lineup

    The 10 pics championed by variety critics selected to screen at the Karlovy Vary Intl. Film Festival next month are an eclectic mix of the year's best-reviewed Euro-backed features. Representing a wide sample of different genres, countries and languages...
  • With overseas move, Medtronic could avoid billions in US taxes

    WASHINGTON Medtronic Inc. could avoid $3.5 billion to $4.2 billion in U.S. taxes on funds it holds overseas as part of its plan to acquire a major foreign medical company and move its corporate headquarters to Ireland. Medtronic told the Star Tribune...
  • Living life in jig time

    Living life in jig time
    For a while, Irish dancing was a bona fide phenomenon, storming America on the jackhammer heels of Michael Flatley and the thunderous cast of "Riverdance" and its imitators. "Riverdance" concluded its lengthy farewell tour a couple of years ago and...
  • Travel across the globe with "ShadowStories" at Allentown Library

     
    Join Mock Turtle Marionette Theater as it sets aside its strings and wooden puppets to take families on a journey around the world with shadow puppets with "ShadowStories," a free program 2 p.m. Saturday at Allentown Public Library, 1210 Hamilton St. In...
  • Irish tradition comes alive at monthly 'hooley'

    Irish tradition comes alive at monthly 'hooley'
    Traditional Irish music is alive and well in Chicago. One need look no further than the hooleys at Chief O'Neill's Pub and Restaurant on North Elston Avenue. A hooley is a social gathering — music, dancing, food, conversation. Under the auspices...
  • World Cup persuades Rory McIlroy to go Irish for 2016 Olympics

    It was almost two years ago that Rory McIlroy sent shock waves through Ireland by saying he felt more British than Irish and might just represent Britain when golf makes its Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Now, it seems, he has changed...
  • Templeton's Hasenstab: Japan easy money will bolster global liquidity

    By Tim McLaughlin CHICAGO (Reuters) - Templeton bond fund manager Michael Hasenstab, an influential voice on emerging market debt, said on Wednesday that Japan's easy money policy will bolster global liquidity, but he also warned that debt conditions...
  • On The Fly

    Should 11-year-olds be allowed to play in the U.S. Women's Open? Well, Lucy Li, a sixth-grader from California, qualified last month and will play in the Open starting Thursday. Stacy Lewis, the top-ranked player in the world, told USA Today that she...
  • Horse racing - Hughes leads way with Royal Ascot double

    By Andrew Nutting (Reuters) - Richard Hughes took the big-race riding honours on the first day of Royal Ascot on Tuesday with a brace of Group 1 winners in the Queen Anne and then King’s Stand Stakes. But he failed to make it a treble when Kingman...
  • Medtronic's deal, plan to move base to Ireland rekindle tax debate

    WASHINGTON Medtronic Inc.'s plan to move its headquarters to Ireland after buying a device company there is reigniting a debate in Congress and elsewhere over tax rules that some think are pushing U.S. companies overseas. The $42.9 billion acquisition of...
  • Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications

    Dick Cavett to be honored by Museum of Broadcast Communications
    Erudite and witty, Dick Cavett elevated the late-night talk show genre, going head-to-head with Johnny Carson for five years in the early 1970s. "The Dick Cavett Show," which won three Emmy awards, ended on ABC in 1975 but found new homes on PBS, then...