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                  More perils ahead                                                                                                               Gourmet coffee finally
                 for Global economy                                                                                                                  comes to Paris
                                                                                                                                               (AFP) - It's famous for                                                              fee machine behind the
                                                                                                                                           its sun-kissed sidewalk ca-                                                              counter.
                                                                                          Barack                                           fes, but Paris has lagged
                                                                                                                                           well behind New York,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The result is often a thin-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ner, less flavourful brew
                                                                                                                                           London and Sydney as a                                                                   which, coffee aficionados
                                                                                          Obama                                            Mecca for connoisseurs of                                                                say, leaves something to
                                                                                          Meet Barack Obama’s younger sister Maya          fine coffee -- until now.                                                                be desired.
                                                                                          who made her First Major Public Interview            Gourmet coffee bars and                                                                  "Most of it tastes like
                                                                                          President Barack Obama’s maternal half-          small-batch roasteries are                                                               cat piss," said barista and
                                                                                          sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, talked to “Extra”       popping up in the French                                                                 art student Britney Bach-
                                                                                          about their late mother, Ann Dunham, Don-        capital, introducing locals                                                              mann, from Canada.
                                                                                          ald Trump, and revealed an ironic family         to thick rich espressos,                                                                     David Flynn, an Ameri-
                                                                                          moment, on extratv.warnerbros.com                artful lattes and the idea                                                               can who honed his barista
                                                                                                                                           that a cup of Joe can be sa-                                                             skills in Washington, attri-
                                                                                                           William Allison: I              voured like fine wine.                                                                   butes this state of affairs
                                                                                                           say is Donald Trump
                                                                                                           wishes to run more
                                                                                                                                               "Coffee is a big part
                                                                                                                                           of the culture" in Paris,
                                                                                                                                                                          It is a living             in Melbourne before his
                                                                                                                                                                                                     return home.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in part to the fact that, in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Paris, a cup of coffee en-
                                                                                                           power to him. I will
                                                                                                           vote for him. I don’t
                                                                                                                                           said Tom Clark, co-own-
                                                                                                                                           er of the Coutume Cafe,
                                                                                                                                                                          product...                    "Before I went to Aus-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     tralia, I was drinking cof-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    titles customers to linger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    at a cafe for as long as

   (AFP) - Global finance chiefs have        rector Dominique Strauss-Kahn said it
                                                                                                           care what people
                                                                                                           say. William Clinton
                                                                                                                                           which recently became
                                                                                                                                           the city's newest coffee
                                                                                                                                                                          has to be                  fee with no idea how it
                                                                                                                                                                                                     was made," said French
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    they wish.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        If the Parisian coffee
warned that rising food prices, unan-
swered joblessness, Mideast turmoil and
                                             was not a time for complacency, that
                                             multiple ailments remained, and new
                                                                                                           won twice and said
                                                                                                           he would not win the
                                                                                                                                           bar and specialty roaster
                                                                                                                                           when it opened its doors
                                                                                                                                                                          handled with               bartender-turned-barista
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Thomas Lehoux, who now
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    revolution has a birth-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    place, fans agree it is the
weak finances in advanced economies
could still derail economic recovery.
                                             ones -- like overheating in the emerg-
                                             ing economies -- were coming.
                                                                                                           1st time.                       on the Left Bank.
                                                                                                                                               "It's just that it's not
                                                                                                                                                                          care                       mans the coffee machine
                                                                                                                                                                                                     at Eggs&Co, a hip Left
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cafeotheque, a cozy hole-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    in-the-wall by the River
   "We are one shock away from a full-          "Recovery is underway, but unem-                           William Allison: Not            been respected...                                         Bank brunch spot.              Seine, founded two years
blown crisis," said World Bank presi-        ployment in most countries still is too                       his full sister. Is his             It is a living product.                                  "Most French peo-           ago by Gloria Montene-
dent Robert Zoellick yesterday about         high," he said at the close of the Wash-                      maternal half-sister.               It has to be handled                                  ple don't have any idea        gro de Chirouze, a former
the surge in basic food prices.              ington meetings.                                              Have same mother                with care." Driving the                                   that coffee can be like        Guatemalan ambassador
   "The financial crisis taught us that         "A lot of repair is still needed" in                       different father.               trend is an entrepreneur-                                 wine." Take an espresso,       to France.
prevention is better than cure. We can-      the finance sectors of advanced econ-                                                         ial network of young ex-                                  for instance.                      Patrons weave their way
not afford to forget that lesson," he said   omies, he said.                                                                               pats like Clark, an Austra-                                  Unlike the Italian origi-   past a shining brass roast-
at the close of the annual spring meet-         "On emerging economies, (it is) more                                                       lian living in France for                                 nal, "un petit cafe" is typ-   ing machine and stacks
ings of the World Bank and Interna-          a question of overheating," he said, cit-                                                     three years who grew up                                   ically made with cheap-        of burlap bags full of ar-
tional Monetary Fund.                        ing speeding growth and the impact of                                                         on artisanal coffee, and                                  er, lower-grade Robusta        omatic beans from Afri-
   The Bank also warned that a wors-         rising food and fuel prices.                                                                  well-travelled French con-                                beans that are not always      ca, Central America and
ening of conditions in the Middle East          But a jobless recovery, he said, was                                                       temporaries like his busi-                                fresh or perfectly roasted,    South America to reach
and North Africa "could derail glob-         one of the main things many of the                                                            ness partner Antoine Ne-                                  and with little if any at-     the tasting bar and salon
al growth."                                  world's finance chiefs fretted over.                                                          tien, a champion roaster                                  tention given to the cof-      at the rear.
   "If oil prices were to rise sharply and      "Growth is not enough, because the
durably... global growth could slow by       old pattern, following which if you had
between 0.3 and 1.2 percentage points in     growth, the rest would follow, doesn't       Catherine
2011 and 2012, respectively," the devel-     work any more."                                                                                                                        Soothsayer
                                                                                                                                                                                William in Australia
opment lender added in a statement.             Strauss-Kahn reassured that the IMF       Zeta-Jones
   Zoellick called for quick Bank ac-        was supporting debt-laden Greece, Ire-
tion to support Middle East reforms          land and Portugal, though he warned          Why is it that the mental health problem of

and help shape new social contracts.         that European banks need more capi-          Catherine Zeta-Jones is causing so much

"Waiting for the situation to stabilize      tal, and that the world's most powerfule     buzz in the media?? Isn’t it normal that after

will mean lost opportunities. In revolu-     banks needed more supervision.               standing strong by husband Michael Doug-

tionary moments, the status quo is not          There was still much concern in the       las through his battle with throat cancer,

a winning hand."                             meetings about the most "systemically        Catherine Zeta-Jones decide to seek men-

   The world's economic technocrats          significant" country -- the United States    tal health treatment for herself?? And so,

breathed a group sigh of relief during       -- which the IMF criticized Monday for       now it’s Michael’s turn to support his wife of

the week after two years battling severe     its yawning budget deficit.                  11 years??

stress on the global financial network,         But Strauss-Kahn Thursday said the
sparked by the US housing and bank-          budget-cutting, tax-raising plan of Presi-                    Nickia Slaughter:
ing breakdown of 2008-2009.                  dent Barack Obama was a good step on                          Well obviously
   But, repeatedly, IMF managing di-         the path to fiscal sustainability.                            it’s not “private “
                                                                                                           anymore.....

                                                                                                           Erma Jo Kirk
                                    Shows                                                                  Hewett:
                                                                                                           My prayers are with


Automakers unveil new models
                                                                                                           Catherine. We have
                                                                                                           family and friends
                                                                                                           with this disorder.

    at Shanghai auto show                                                                                  She needs lots of
                                                                                                           prayers.                           The octopus Iker predicted correctly the result of the match between Real Madrid and
                                                                                                                                              Barcelona yesterday which ended in a 1-1 draw.                             (Reuters)




                                                                                                                                                                                           Showbiz

                                                                                                                                           Paris Hilton ready to show
                                                                                          Courteney Cox
                                                                                          Actress Courteney Cox’s recent trip to St.
                                                                                                                                            real self in new TV show
                                                                                          Barths with “Cougar Town” co-star Josh              (Reuters) - You've                                                                    ly spent three weeks in a
                                                                                          Hopkins caught the paparazzi’s attention,        seen her on the red car-                                                                 Los Angeles jail for vio-
                                                                                          along with her amazing bikini. Courte-           pet, famously walking                                                                    lating her probation on a
                                                                                          ney said, “Wow, Dave, that’s not pixelated       out of jail, and working                                                                 reckless driving convic-
                                                                                          or anything!”                                    on a farm in "The Sim-                                                                   tion, and last year she was
                                                                                                                                           ple Life".                                                                               convicted of cocaine pos-
                                                                                                           Loretta Bridges:                   But now Paris Hilton                                                                  session in Las Vegas.
                                                                                                           When these people               says she is showing a                                                                       In between, she
     (AP) -- Global automakers are           rebound from the loss of components                           sell a book, movie or           side of herself on televi-                                                               launched internation-
bringing their flashiest SUVs, luxu-         caused by Japan’s March 11 earth-                             TV show you loose               sion that fans have never                                                                al lines of fashion, hair,
ry sedans and electric concept cars to       quake and tsunami, which killed some                          interest because                seen before -- the down                                                                  fragrance and shoes that
Auto Shanghai, China’s biggest auto          25,000 people, caused power shortag-                          over overkill.                  to earth, funny, relatable                                                               she either helps design
show of the year, as the industry reels      es and forced factories to shut down.                                                         girl who nevertheless has                                                                or endorses.
from disruptions caused by the mas-          Shortages of crucial parts have forced                        Steve Whichard:                 a multimillion business        Paris Hilton with her mother                                 Executive producer
sive earthquake and tsunami in Japan         automakers to temporarily idle some                           I’m never surprised             based on being famous                                                                    Arthur Smith said the
last month.                                  production lines or cut back output at                        at what Dave does.              for being famous.                                         ing to Paris" debuts on        new TV show was "an
   The show has become one of the in-        factories in Europe and the U.S.                              That is why we love                "On 'The Simple                                        the U.S.                       all access look at Paris."
dustry’s most important as automakers           China’s auto industry had a ban-                           him.:)                          Life', I was playing a                                       cable channel Oxygen        "There has been so much
look to booming China to drive prof-         ner year in 2010, with 13.7 million                                                           character.                                                in June, and follows Hil-      written about Paris over
its. China overtook the United States        passengers vehicles sold, up a third                                                             Now people will get                                    ton, her mother Kathy          the years.
in 2009 as the biggest auto market           from 2009.                                                                                    to see my real world, my                                  Hilton, and friends in-           This was a great oppor-
and growth stayed strong through the            It’s unlikely such robust performance                                                      friends, my house, my                                     cluding Brooke Muel-           tunity to get to know the
global crisis.                               will be repeated this year, as tax incen-                                                     business," Hilton said                                    ler, the third ex-wife of      real Paris," he said.
   Illustrating China’s rise in the auto     tives for some vehicle purchases ex-                                                          on Friday.                                                actor Charlie Sheen.              Smith said his view of
world, French automaker Peugeot will         pire and cities renew efforts to bring                                                           "I would never have                                       Hilton, 30, the great-      Hilton had completely
show off its SXC, which was conceived        traffic under control.                                                                        done a show like this five,                               granddaughter of Hilton        changed from his precon-
at its Shanghai design studio. The fu-          So far this year, car sales have grown                                                     ten years ago. I wasn't re-                               hotels founder Conrad          ceptions before starting
turistic concept car features a conven-      much slower than the monthly double                                                           ally comfortable with my-                                 Hilton, has rarely been        work on the series.
tional gasoline engine driving the front
wheels and an electric motor power-
                                             digit percentage increases seen last
                                                year. Sales rose 5.4 percent in March     The Telegraph                                    self. I have been through
                                                                                                                                           so much.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     out of the headlines in
                                                                                                                                                                                                     the last 10 years.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       "She really is so down
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    to earth.
ing the rear, sleek narrow headlights        over a year ago to 1.8 million vehicles,     What are your tips for happiness? Share             I have nothing to                                         She got her hands dirty        She goes through things
and rear-hinged doors.                       up from 4.6 percent in February.             them with others so that everybody can feel      hide.                                                     with friend Nicole Richie      that every woman goes
   The 14th Shanghai International              Automakers in Shanghai will give          the same way you do!!                               It's like, what else can                               in "The Simple Life" from      through so many relat-
Automobile Industry Exhibition opens         buyers a first glimpse of new models                                                          happen? I was ready to                                    2003-2007, and searched        able things.
Tuesday to reporters and to the public       that will be sold around the globe, a                         Rick Chafey: Eating             show myself," she told                                    for a best friend in a 2008       She is also really funny
on Thursday.                                 sign of how the balance of power in the                       healthful foods.                TV journalists.                                           reality TV series.             and likes to have a good
   The global industry is struggling to      auto industry has shifted eastward.                                                              "The World Accord-                                        In 2007, she famous-        time," Smith said.

								
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