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  • Milan Fashion Week: Armani's blue calm

     
    Closing out Milan Fashion Week, Giorgio Armani's spring collection titled "La Femme Bleue" was an oasis of calm after the multicolor storm on the runways here. Inspired by the traditional indigo robes of the nomadic Tuareg people of Saharan North......
  • Indian conglomerate says it offered $2-billion-plus for MGM; questions abound

     
    Indian conglomerate Sahara India Pariwar has announced that it is bidding more than $2 billion to acquire Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, but a person close to the senior debt holders of the beleaguered studio said that they have only received an inquiry and......
  • The Morning Fix: 'The Town' is big at the box office! Another bidder for MGM? Fox and Cablevision square off. Fall TV season begins tonight

     
    After the coffee. Before ranting that "Catfish" doesn't live up to the hype. Affleck movie leads box office. "The Town," the Boston bank robbery film starring and directed by Ben Affleck apparently caught the so-called expert prognosticators off guard by....
  • EGYPT: Fuel spill fouls Nile River, threatening drinking water

     
    A spill of around 100 tons of diesel into the Nile River has forced Egyptian authorities to shut down four water purification stations as a precaution to prevent contamination. The spill resulted from the partial sinking of a barge owned......
  • Album review: Sahara Smith's 'Myth of the Heart'

     
    Texas singer-songwriter Sahara Smith creates Cinemascope-like wide-screen portraits of romantic passion, loneliness and unrequited love in her richly impressive, intensely soulful debut album. “Blue light breaking on the window glass and cool wind...
  • EGYPT: Police accused of beating Khaled Saied to death appear in court

     
    Two police officers accused of unlawful arrest and excessive force in the death of 28-year-old blogger Khaled Saied last month had their first court hearing on Tuesday in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria. Mahmoud Salah and Awad Ismail Suleiman, who......
  • Live review: Sahara Smith, Villagers at Hotel Cafe

     
    The Hotel Café served up an illuminating session on the power of good songwriting when it's delivered by a resourceful band — and when it’s not — with Tuesday night’s double bill in Hollywood featuring two rising talents: Texas singer-songwriter....
  • EGYPT: Cairo scoffs at new Nile water agreement

     
    Egypt, the largest user of Nile River water, has played down the importance of a new Nile Basin Cooperative Framework agreement that could limit how much water flows into the country. The treaty, signed Friday by Rwanda, Ethiopia, Uganda and......
  • Vivid colors, '70s vibes and Italian craftsmanship at Milan Fashion Week

    Vivid colors, '70s vibes and Italian craftsmanship at Milan Fashion Week
    Making a statement with color. 1970s nostalgia for Mary Tyler Moore and Cher. An appreciation of fine Italian craftsmanship, right down to the table linens. Those are just a few of the takeaways from Milan Fashion Week's display of style for next spring....
  • Stocks close up after Japan earthquake, lower oil

    Stocks close up after Japan earthquake, lower oil
    Stocks finished a down week with modest gains Friday as investors gauged the fallout from a massive earthquake that struck off the coast of Japan and triggered tsunami waves from Asia to California. The prospect of falling oil demand from Japan sent...
  • Stages are set for a Coachella art spectacular

    Stages are set for a Coachella art spectacular
    In one corner of the field at this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, fans will find an unlikely structure — a kind of ad-hoc cathedral. There's no atonement for a boozy weekend inside, however. Instead, beams of light will cascade...