Does Woody Allen have regrets His new film, Blue Jasmine, amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its intense survey of a life in the free fall of mental and emotional collapse
A doctor working for France’s version of the television reality show Survivor has committed suicide, leaving a note saying he had been unfairly criticised over the death of a contestant, the programme’s broadcaster said.
So the people shouted when the priests blew the trumpets. And it happened when the people heard the sound of the trumpet, and the people shouted with a great shout, that the wall fell down flat
After a 15-year economic eclipse, a stream of good news is finally brightening the outlook for Japan. Banks have started to lend again, companies to hire and invest, and consumers to spend.
Kathy Blythe was pulling weeds in her backyard in Ivins, Utah, one day last spring when she first noticed the bees.
On Monday night, after touring the site of the subway bombing that killed at least 12 people in the capital of Belarus, the country’s authoritarian president, Alexander Lukashenko, cast the net of suspicion as far and wide as he could.
AIG and U.S. Set Faster, Riskier Exit Path Greenberg said the asset sales reduced AIG’s diversification and added risk, especially because property-casualty business is volatile. “If I had the choice, I would sell the domestic life business rather than the Asian business (AIA),” Greenberg said. Benmosche said AIG may at some point consider a partial […]
G.M.’s $4.3 Billion Loss Masks Progress The first detailed financial report from General Motors since its bankruptcy showed a company that has largely stanched the hemorrhaging in its day-to-day business, but is still cleaning up problems left over from its collapse last year. G.M. said Wednesday that it had positive cash flow of $1 billion […]
Sun Microsystems on Tuesday announced plans to slash 3,000 jobs over the next year, putting the move down to the delay in getting European Commission clearance for its agreed $7bn acquisition by Oracle.
Ousted Honduran President Jose Manuel Zelaya said he and supporters holed up at the Brazilian Embassy were victims of a “neurotoxic” gas attack Friday morning that caused many people to have nose bleeds and breathing difficulties. An official with Brazil’s Foreign Ministry told CNN there was some type of gas used in the area but could not confirm it was a nerve agent