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  • 65 nations compete for best foreign film at the Oscars

     
    Movies from 65 nations will compete for best foreign film at the Oscars, including entries from Ethiopia and Greenland, which are new to the race. The rundown just issued by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will be whittled down to a...
  • Your morning adorable: Rothschild giraffe calf reaches for a snack at the Berlin Zoo

     
    It's hard to top the cuteness of a gangly giraffe calf. It's even harder to top the cuteness of a gangly giraffe calf who's stretching as far as his not-yet-fully-grown neck will take him toward a container that we can......
  • EGYPT: 'Trial of the Prophet Muhammad' rouses fury at Al Azhar Islamic institution

     
    The world's most influential Sunni Islamic institution, Al Azhar, is enraged that one of Egypt's leading online newspapers has decided to publish the new novel "Trial of the Prophet Muhammad." Despite stressing last week that they have put the...
  • An early look at Bob Dylan's latest artwork

     
    Had enough of celebrity art yet? Here in Lala-land, we've seen recent exhibitions and art projects by James Franco, Dennis Hopper, David Lynch and Frances Bean Cobain. (We also have Tim Burton at LACMA to look forward to.) Well, here's......
  • IRAN: Strikes in Kurdistan, violent demonstrations at Scandinavian embassies over executions

     
    Anger over the executions of Iranian Kurds, including a woman, in Tehran's Evin prison Sunday continues to be felt in the Islamic Republic and is fueling violent demonstrations outside the country. Iranian Kurds were reported to be staging large general.....
  • International Whaling Commission puts decision on whaling moratorium on hold another year; native Greenlanders get extended whaling rights

     
    AGADIR, Morocco — Native people of Greenland won a long battle Friday to extend their annual whale hunt to humpbacks, overriding objections from conservation-minded members of the International Whaling Commission. The decision came at the end of a...
  • Wimbledon: Did Serena Williams get the royal snub?

     
    So much for curtsy practice. Defending Wimbledon champion and No. 1-seeded Serena Williams has been scheduled to play her second-round match Wimbledon match Thursday against Anna Chakvetadze on Court 2. After much discussion over the last four days...
  • 10 European attractions off the beaten path

    Headed for Europe? See the great capitals and famous museums, of course. But then take the unbeaten path. Avebury, England: Never mind Stonehenge. Avebury, about 20 miles north, is one of the best — and eeriest — Neolithic monuments in...
  • PASSINGS: Jonathan Motzfeldt, Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi

    PASSINGS: Jonathan Motzfeldt, Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammed Al Qasimi
    JONATHAN MOTZFELDT Former premier of Greenland Jonathan Motzfeldt, 72, a former premier of Greenland who spearheaded a drive for more self-rule and opposed U.S. bases on the semiautonomous Danish territory, died of a brain hemorrhage Thursday at...
  • Ride-by-ride preview: Legoland Florida theme park to open in October 2011

    Ride-by-ride preview: Legoland Florida theme park to open in October 2011
    Legoland Florida will open in October 2011 with 50 rides, attractions and shows at the former Cypress Gardens theme park in Winter Haven, about 40 miles from Disney World. In many ways, Legoland Florida will be similar to Legoland California in Carlsbad,...
  • Book review: 'In the Company of Angels' by Thomas E. Kennedy

    Book review: 'In the Company of Angels' by Thomas E. Kennedy
    According to recent surveys, the Danes, with their socialist monarchy, carpe diem atheism and boisterous birth rates, are the happiest people on the planet. Just don't try telling this to Thomas E. Kennedy. His ensnaring, original novel, "In the Company...