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Adele Martrot is one the newest generation of winemakers at Domaine de Martrot. Courtesy.

The women winemakers of Domaine de Martrot

Adele and Elsa Martrot are winemakers from the Meursault village in Burgundy,…

 

Sam Claflin is especially good as a stressed captain in “Journey’s End.” (Courtesy Good Deed Entertainment)

‘Journey’s End’ a solid, evocative WWI drama

Members of a World War I British army unit struggle to cope…

 

“Piper,” a charming Pixar movie about a baby bird’s journey, is among the Oscar-nominated animated shorts. (Courtesy Pixar)

Talent shines in Oscar-nominated short films

Academy Award-nominated short films are featured in two programs opening today, one…

 

This is an undated image of French Priest Jacques Hamel made available by the Catholic Diocese if Rouen in France on Tuesday. Priest Jacques Hamel was killed on Tuesday when two attackers slit the throat of the 85-year-old  priest who was celebrating Mass Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France, killing him and gravely injured another of the handful of church-goers present before being shot to death by police. (Doicese of Rouen via AP)

IS group claims attack that killed 85-year-old French priest

SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France — The Islamic State group crossed a new threshold Tuesday…

This is an undated image of French Priest Jacques Hamel made available by the Catholic Diocese if Rouen in France on Tuesday. Priest Jacques Hamel was killed on Tuesday when two attackers slit the throat of the 85-year-old  priest who was celebrating Mass Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France, killing him and gravely injured another of the handful of church-goers present before being shot to death by police. (Doicese of Rouen via AP)
A paper reading "Sieu Nissa, 'I am Nice' in local dialect, the reed bends but does not break" is laid with a french flag and candles placed in tribute of one of the victims at the scene of a deadly attack on the famed Boulevard des Anglais in Nice, southern France, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

UC Berkeley student among the 84 people dead in France attack

LOS ANGELES — An American student from UC Berkeley was identified Sunday…

A paper reading "Sieu Nissa, 'I am Nice' in local dialect, the reed bends but does not break" is laid with a french flag and candles placed in tribute of one of the victims at the scene of a deadly attack on the famed Boulevard des Anglais in Nice, southern France, on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
In this video grab taken Thursday, ambulances and police cars are seen after a truck drove on to the sidewalk and plowed through a crowd of revelers who’d gathered to watch the fireworks in the French resort city of Nice. (BFMTV via AP)

Truck slams into revelers in Nice, France, at least 80 dead

NICE, France — A truck loaded with weapons and hand grenades drove…

In this video grab taken Thursday, ambulances and police cars are seen after a truck drove on to the sidewalk and plowed through a crowd of revelers who’d gathered to watch the fireworks in the French resort city of Nice. (BFMTV via AP)
French police officers on Tuesday block the road leading to a crime scene the day after a knife-wielding attacker stabbed to death a senior police officer and his female companion Monday evening in Magnanville, west of Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

France stabbing suspect: ‘I just killed a police officer’

PARIS — In a video released by the Islamic State group and…

French police officers on Tuesday block the road leading to a crime scene the day after a knife-wielding attacker stabbed to death a senior police officer and his female companion Monday evening in Magnanville, west of Paris, France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
In this April 4, 2016 file photo, a marquee on a building in Panama City, Panama, lists the Mossack Fonseca law firm, one of the leaders in setting up offshore bank accounts for the rich and powerful. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)

Reports: Panama firm usurped name of Red Cross to hide money

PARIS — The law firm at the center of the Panama offshore…

In this April 4, 2016 file photo, a marquee on a building in Panama City, Panama, lists the Mossack Fonseca law firm, one of the leaders in setting up offshore bank accounts for the rich and powerful. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File)
A police officer opens the way to the funeral van carrying the dead body of the attacker after officers shot and killed a man in Paris, Thursday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Paris attackers committed atrocities before Nov. 13 attack

PARIS — New video released by the Islamic State group shows the…

A police officer opens the way to the funeral van carrying the dead body of the attacker after officers shot and killed a man in Paris, Thursday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Compagnie Hervé Koubi appears in the West Coast premiere of “What the Day Owes to the Night.” (Courtesy Didier Philispart)

Choreographer Hervé Koubi explores Algerian roots with ‘found’ brothers

Choreographer Hervé Koubi’s dance “What the Day Owes to the Night” is…

Compagnie Hervé Koubi appears in the West Coast premiere of “What the Day Owes to the Night.” (Courtesy Didier Philispart)
Police officers secure the area after a fatal shooting took place at a police station in Paris, Thursday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Man in fake explosives vest killed amid high Paris tension

PARIS — A man wearing a fake explosives vest and wielding a…

Police officers secure the area after a fatal shooting took place at a police station in Paris, Thursday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, front row third from right, applaud as they pose with world leaders for a group photo at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris on Monday. (AP Photo/Jacky Naegelen, Pool)

World leaders gather to try to save Earth from overheating

LE BOURGET, France — With dramatic vows to save future generations from…

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite, front row third from right, applaud as they pose with world leaders for a group photo at the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference, in Le Bourget, outside Paris on Monday. (AP Photo/Jacky Naegelen, Pool)
President Barack Obama meets with President Francois Hollande of France in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Obama and Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State

WASHINGTON — In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and…

President Barack Obama meets with President Francois Hollande of France in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
French, left, and German police control   cars  at the French-German border  near Saarbruecken, southwestern Germany.  ( (Oliver Dietze/dpa via AP)

After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through police dragnet

PARIS — Hours after the synchronized attacks that terrorized Paris, French police…

French, left, and German police control   cars  at the French-German border  near Saarbruecken, southwestern Germany.  ( (Oliver Dietze/dpa via AP)
European Council President Donald Tusk addresses the media as he arrives for an emergency EU heads of state summit on migration at the EU Council building in Brussels, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Deeply-divided EU holds emergency summit on migrant crisis

BRUSSELS — The migrant crisis overwhelming the European Union tugged at the…

European Council President Donald Tusk addresses the media as he arrives for an emergency EU heads of state summit on migration at the EU Council building in Brussels, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento University in California, second right, U.S. National Guardsman from Roseburg, Oregon, Alek Skarlatos, right, U.S. Airman Spencer Stone, second from left, and U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley take their seats before a press conference held at the US Ambassador's residence in Paris on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

US airman says train attacker ‘ready to fight to the end’

PARIS — Three American travelers say they relied on gut instinct and…

Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento University in California, second right, U.S. National Guardsman from Roseburg, Oregon, Alek Skarlatos, right, U.S. Airman Spencer Stone, second from left, and U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley take their seats before a press conference held at the US Ambassador's residence in Paris on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
This Thursday, June 25, 2015 photo shows riot police officers standing by an overthrown car during a taxi drivers demonstration in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)

Two Uber executives ordered to stand trial in France

PARIS — Two Uber France managers have been ordered to stand trial…

This Thursday, June 25, 2015 photo shows riot police officers standing by an overthrown car during a taxi drivers demonstration in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
Injured people are treated near the area where an attack took place in Sousse, Tunisia, Friday June 26, 2015. (Hassene Dridi/AP Photo)

Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

SOUSSE, Tunisia — A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach…

Injured people are treated near the area where an attack took place in Sousse, Tunisia, Friday June 26, 2015. (Hassene Dridi/AP Photo)
French President Francois Hollande walks through the lobby of the Elysee Palace after the weekly cabinet, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

Anger, no surprise as US newly accused of spying in France

PARIS — Embarrassed by leaked conversations of three successive French presidents and…

French President Francois Hollande walks through the lobby of the Elysee Palace after the weekly cabinet, Wednesday. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
A striking taxi driver holds a placard which read, "Stop Uber, Stop listening," referring to the new US spying report in France, during a taxi drivers demonstration in Paris, France, on Thursday, 2015. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

PARIS — French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out…

A striking taxi driver holds a placard which read, "Stop Uber, Stop listening," referring to the new US spying report in France, during a taxi drivers demonstration in Paris, France, on Thursday, 2015. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)