Painting found in French attic is $137 million Caravaggio, say experts

PARIS A painting found in the attic of a house in southwest France two years ago was attributed to the Italian master Caravaggio by private French experts who hailed its discovery on Tuesday as a great event in the history of art.The work, which depict...

Art detective says female and male model used for Mona Lisa face

FLORENCE, Italy Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile draws millions of viewers from across the world, all eager to see the art world's most famous female face. But is it?An Italian art detective is arguing that research backs his long-standing claim that Leonar...

Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...

Newly-weds Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall blessed in London church

LONDON Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress and model Jerry Hall celebrated their marriage with a blessing service on Saturday at St. Bride's church on London's Fleet Street, the spiritual home of British journalism.A star-studded guest list included...

Ballet star Acosta returns to Cuban roots with dance company

HAVANA Global ballet star Carlos Acosta returns to his Cuban roots when his new dance company takes to the stage next month. Since retiring last year from London's Royal Ballet where he was principal guest artist, the 42-year-old has gone back to hi...

FIA approves new F1 qualifying format: source

LONDON Formula One's governing body has voted in favor of a new elimination-style qualifying format that will be implemented from this month's Australian season-opener, a well-placed source said on Friday.Speaking from Geneva, where the FIA's World Mot...

'Mob Wives' reality TV cast member dies after cancer battle

Angela Raiola, who was known as the character "Big Ang" on the "Mob Wives" reality television show, died early Thursday after a battle with cancer, according to a friend's post on Raiola's Twitter feed.She was 55 years old and died at a hospital in New...

Germany's top Nazi hunter to keep up chase for another decade

BERLIN Undeterred by dwindling numbers of living suspects, Germany's top Nazi hunter is determined to keep tracking down criminals involved in Hitler's murder machine for another decade.As a handful of new Auschwitz-related trials get underway, Jens Ro...

Gavrilova to make Australia Fed Cup debut against U.S.

SYDNEY Russian-born Daria Gavrilova will make her Fed Cup debut for Australia against the United States in Brisbane next week after being named in the squad for the world group playoff on Wednesday.The rising 22-year-old talent, who reached the fourth ...