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  • Herbalife says Belgian appeals court reversed pyramid scheme finding

    Herbalife says Belgian appeals court reversed pyramid scheme finding
    Herbalife Ltd. said a Belgian appeals court has overturned a lower court finding that the company operated an unlawful pyramid scheme. Critics of the Los Angeles nutritional products company had said the 2011 ruling in Belgium was evidence that the...
  • World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules

    World Cup 2014: Group-by-group schedules
    The United States will open play in the 2014 World Cup on June 16 in Natal, Brazil, in a Group G game against Ghana, a team that has eliminated it from the last two tournaments. The Americans were drawn into Group G along with Germany and Portugal....
  • In South Africa, inequality and economic ills persist

    In South Africa, inequality and economic ills persist
    By the time Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, the path to ending South Africa's political crisis through the abolition of apartheid was known, even if it would not be easy or straight. Solving the country's economic crisis was another...
  • Beer of the Month: New Belgium Rolle Bolle Ale

    Beer of the Month: New Belgium Rolle Bolle Ale
    Summer is the time for lawn beer — beer for, say, sitting around on the lawn after you've mowed it. You need to hydrate, but you also need to relax, so whatever you drink shouldn't burden the palate. New Belgium makes just such a quaffing beer,...
  • Readers Recommend: Molenaars Droom B&B in Antwerp, Belgium

    A lovely double room with private bath and all conveniences, together with a delightful breakfast in a beautiful home in Antwerp, Belgium, for about $94 a night (about $108, double occupancy), would be remarkable enough, but add the charming hostess,...
  • A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race

     A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race
    A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
  • Belgium installs Philippe as king after his father, Albert, abdicates

    Belgium installs Philippe as king after his father, Albert, abdicates
    BRUSSELS — King Philippe I became Belgium's seventh monarch during a national holiday on Sunday after his father Albert abdicated as the head of this fractured nation. After he took the oath in the parliament filled with representatives of the 6...
  • Fort Collins, Colo., might be the happiest place on Earth

    Fort Collins, Colo., might be the happiest place on Earth
    If you've walked Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A., Fort Collins, Colo., might seem familiar: Its downtown served as one of the inspirations for the theme-park thoroughfare. But Fort Collins, a Civil War-era U.S. Army post, is anything but saccharine....
  • Who knew? Chocolate makes people want to shop

    Who knew? Chocolate makes people want to shop
    The wonders of chocolate seem to be endless. According to a new study by Hasselt University in Belgium (Yes we know Belgium is one of the chocolate capitals of the world), chocolate also makes people want to shop longer for books. The behavior of 201...
  • Review: Taut 'Our Children' captures a complex power relationship

    Review: Taut 'Our Children' captures a complex power relationship
    Pitiless, devastating, unadorned, "Our Children" is an exceptional film that puts the worst, most painful part of its story on the screen first. Or so you will be tempted to think. Directed by Joachim Lafosse and starring three of Europe's top actors...
  • The Belgians are coming -- to Opening Ceremony

    The Belgians are coming -- to Opening Ceremony
    It looks like there will be a bumper crop of Belgians at Opening Ceremony for the next year as the boutique has just announced that Belgium will be its country of focus for the next year. As the retailer's regular customers know, Opening Ceremony...