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  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • Andrew Simpson and Josephine de la Baume Board Abner Pastoll's 'Road Games'

    PARIS- Andrew Simpson ("Notes on a Scandal") and Josephine de la Baume ("Rush") have boarded Abner Pastoll's debut "Road Games," a French-English suspense thriller. Set in rural France, pic turns on a chance encounter between a young Englishman and a...
  • Factbox: South Korea's central bank and the government

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The Bank of Korea is expected to cut interest rates this week, a Reuters survey shows, in what would mark a sharp turnaround from its recent hawkish policy stance and raise questions about the bank's ability to forge its independence...
  • Bank of Korea rate cut expected under government pressure

    SEOUL (Reuters) - The Bank of Korea is forecast to cut interest rates this week, a Reuters survey shows, a sharp turnaround in market expectations over the past month that raises questions about the central bank's independence. The shift in sentiment...
  • Go Away With ... Bob Bowman

    Go Away With ... Bob Bowman
    Bob Bowman is the coach of the most famous swimmer in the world: Michael Phelps. While he won't confirm if Phelps will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil, he says the two enjoy competition of another kind: horseracing. "Michael and I own some horses...
  • Veterans to greet Korean ballplayers

    Chapters 169 and 188 of the Korean War and Korean Service Veterans Lake County Korean War veterans will have a meet-and-greet Aug. 8 at Pat Thomas Stadium/Buddy Lowe Field, in Venetian Gardens off Dixie Avenue in Leesburg, to welcome collegiate baseball...
  • New Owners Of Fuel Cell Firm Hiring Workers, Naming South Windsor Its Headquarters

    The South Korean company that bought fuel cell operations from the bankrupt ClearEdge Power said it plans to make South Windsor its headquarters and hire more than a hundred workers by the end of next year. Doosan Corporation, the Asian industrial...
  • Film Movement Takes U.S. on 'Marie's Story'

    BOURG MADAME, France - New York-based Film Movement has closed U.S. rights to Jean-Pierre Ameris' "Marie's Story," which world premieres at next week's Locarno Festival as a Piazza Grande screening. The sale and Locarno berth - a Piazza Grande slot is...
  • Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange

    Students from South Korea visit as part of sister-city exchange
    A dozen students crowded around a picnic table at Ralph Foy Park in Burbank Monday afternoon, decorating leather bracelets and bookmarks. The high school and college students hailed from Incheon, South Korea, Burbank’s sister city since 1961, and...
  • South Korea's 'fanbots' could help Americans express enthusiasm

      South Korea's 'fanbots' could help Americans express enthusiasm
    Like most modern-day journalists, I keep a watchful eye on the intersection of sports and technology in East Asian baseball leagues. That eye recently spotted a fascinating story about a South Korean baseball club, the Hanwha Eagles, that has equipped...
  • Audit may have prompted 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics official to resign

    A day after the executive in charge of preparations for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics resigned, media outlets in South Korea are reporting that he may have been forced to leave by an ongoing investigation into his organizing committee's financial...
  • Parents of students lost on South Korea ferry press for investigation

    Lee Su-ha has been camped on the steps of South Korea’s parliament for more than a week. He has stopped eating and dropped 18 pounds. His hunger strike will continue, he says, until legislators authorize a special committee to investigate the...