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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Sundance Film Festival will premiere 117 independent feature films and 11 documentaries at its 30th anniversary next month — a lineup representing the 2014 fest's most prestigious films.
European aerospace giant EADS, the maker of Airbus aircraft, announced plans to cut 5,800 jobs in its defence and space division over three years. The job cuts, part of a major restructuring in the face of falling orders, will affect the group's workforce in Germany, France, Spain and Britain, the company said in a statement, released Monday. The news came after a meeting of its European works council with chief executive Tom Enders, whose bold plan to merge the conglomerate with Britain's defence group BAE Systems was torpedoed last year with a surprise veto by Germany. An industry source said about 2,600 of the job cuts would be in Germany, around 1,700 in France, 700 in Britain and another 600 in Spain.
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University has vaccinated nearly 2,000 of its students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.