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Experts dismiss dealer's claim to have long-lost Kahlo work

Experts dismiss dealer's claim to have long-lost Kahlo work

MADRID — Scholars in the work of surrealist Frida Kahlo have searched for more than six decades for “The Wounded Table,” a 1940 oil painting illuminating her pain over the breakup of her marriage to muralist Diego Rivera that hasn't been seen since a
Johnny Mandel, the Oscar- and Grammy- winning composer, dies

Johnny Mandel, the Oscar- and Grammy- winning composer, dies

NEW YORK — Johnny Mandel, the Oscar- and Grammy-winning composer, arranger and musician who worked on albums by Frank Sinatra, Natalie Cole and many others and whose songwriting credits included “The Shadow of Your Smile” and the theme from the film

Ex-husband of 'Real Housewives' star is charged in assault

NEWARK, N.J. — The ex-husband of a “Real Housewives of New Jersey” cast member hired a reputed mobster to carry out an assault of the woman's current husband in exchange for a lavish wedding reception, federal prosecutors in New Jersey said Tuesday.

Shell takes $22 billion hit on lower oil, gas prices

LONDON — Energy producer Royal Dutch Shell warned Tuesday it will slash the value of its assets by $22 billion to account for lower oil and gas prices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

EU bans Pakistan airline from flying to Europe for 6 months

ISLAMABAD — The European Union's aviation safety agency said Tuesday that Pakistan’s national airline will not be allowed to fly into Europe for at least six months after the country’s aviation minister revealed that nearly a third of Pakistani pilot
Citroen unveils new hatchback as virus pushes event online

Citroen unveils new hatchback as virus pushes event online

FRANKFURT — PSA Group unveiled one of its most important new models Tuesday with 20 people physically present and 2,600 watching online - a marketing configuration that the coronavirus seems likely to accelerate across the industry after the Geneva a
Using 'face doubles,' a new doc captures an anti-LGBTQ purge

Using 'face doubles,' a new doc captures an anti-LGBTQ purge

Anonymous sources in documentaries have often been reduced to a shadowy, voice-distorted figure — or worse, a pixelated blur.

US consumer confidence rises to 98.1 in June

WASHINGTON — U.S. consumer confidence rose in June, reflecting the partial re-opening of the country but the concern is that rising coronavirus cases in many states could jeopardize future gains.
Paris police say no weapon found in shopping centre search

Paris police say no weapon found in shopping centre search

Paris police say checks have been completed at a popular shopping centre near La Defence business district and a witness's report of seeing a man carrying a gun turned out to be an apparent false alarm.
'White power' flare-up in retirement haven reveals tensions

'White power' flare-up in retirement haven reveals tensions

THE VILLAGES, Fla.