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On the lam with 'The 100-Year-Old Man'

One can pretty much ascertain from its title the basic plot of the Swedish film "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared."<p>But titles can be deceiving.<p>The highest-grossing film in Swedish history (it made $18.25 million), "The 100-Year-Old Man" is more than a tale of a …

Winston Churchill

The Secret Lives of Hillary and Bill in the White House

Broken lamps, shouting matches, sneaking away to the pool—and other scenes from the Clinton residence during the Lewinsky scandal.<p>Emery says he was devastated at the loss of his job, and his $50,000 salary. “I was out of work for a year,” he says. “They ripped the rug right out from under me. You …

Government

Obama: Iran nuclear deal will not weaken US support for Israel

US president lays out “Obama doctrine” of “engagement” with traditional foes from position of military strength, as he pushes back against Republican and Israeli criticism of Iranian framework nuclear deal<p>Barack Obama has launched a strong defence of <b>the framework Iranian nuclear deal</b> as “our best …

President Obama Hosts Science Fair

Batteries

Angelina Jolie has ovaries removed, pens 'New York Times' op-ed

Two years after Angelina Jolie Pitt’s preventative double masectomy and subsequent <i>New York Times</i> op-ed, the actress mama has undergone another …

SXSW 2015: 10 things we learned

1. SXSW: where rock and hip-hop fans peacefully come together<p>For a music festival crowd SXSW has to be one of the most diverse. The film and tech days felt like most festivals (ie largely white and mostly male), but as the week went on the crowd became more mixed and interesting. Jaded hipster …

Music Festivals

Chris Brown Officially Off Probation, Rihanna Assault Case Closed

Judge rules that the singer has finally completed the terms of his probation stemming from the February 2009 incident<p>Over six years after Chris Brown …

Chris Brown

No ordinary job seeker: Prince Harry looking for work

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry is looking for work — but don't expect him to be sending out invitations to connect on LinkedIn.<p>No one is likely to keep …

Employment

Half of Silicon Valley startups are 'silly', says Bill Gates

The ideas behind half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the $19 billion price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have expected”, says Bill Gates<p>Half of Silicon Valley start-ups are “silly” and the price paid by Facebook for WhatsApp was “higher than I would have …

General Colin Powell Joins Salesforce Board Of Directors, As CRM Giant Zeros In On Public Sector

Salesforce today announced an interesting development in its leadership ranks: General Colin Powell is joining its board of directors. He brings the total number of members of the board up to 11.<p>The move comes as Salesforce continues to build up its business as a service provider to public sector …