Movie star Cate Blanchett appears during a Sydney Theatre company ...
Sep 2nd, 2011
(AP) - Movie star Cate Blanchett appears during a Sydney Theatre company event in Sydney, Australia, Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. The Sydney Theatre Company announced it would become more environmentally responsible by implementing a rainwater harvesting system and solar electricity panels.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith) -
By Alexandria Sage CANNES (Reuters) - Japanese director Takashi Miike got the final week of the Cannes film festival off to an explosive start on Monday, with big budget cop thriller "Shield of Straw" a sharp contrast to the more intense, intimate movies screened so far. Typically for Cannes, where critical passions run high, both exubera... [Full Article]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The online shopping sites Newegg and Overstock Inc won a patent battle on Wednesday with telecom equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent SA, which had accused the companies of infringing its patented technology. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which hears all patent appeals, upheld a lower court decision which found... [Full Article]
ZINTAN, Libya (AP) - Wearing a sky-blue safari suit and a pair of sandals, the imprisoned son of slain dictator Moammar Gadhafi made his second court appearance this year on Thursday in a local court in Libya's western mountains where he is facing charges of harming state security. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
SYDNEY (Reuters) - A Sydney harborfront mansion has been sold for a record-setting A$54 million ($55.4 million) to a Chinese-born businessman, reinforcing the city's growing status as a hot property destination, newspapers said on Thursday. On the market for six years, the luxurious eight-bedroom "Altona" in exclusive Point Piper was... [Full Article]