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  • The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find

    The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find
    It was "guys' night out" last Friday night on the Newport bayfront. The 20th annual Men's Smoker and Lobster Clambake took over the lawn at the Balboa Bay Club. There were 120 men ranging in age from recently graduated to recently retired, who donned...
  • Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational

    Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational
    A Russian convoy carrying aid for civilians trapped in separatist-controlled Luhansk in eastern Ukraine diverted from its agreed route to the Ukrainian border Thursday, drawing warnings from Kiev that it will be blocked "with all the forces available"...
  • 35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say

    35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say
    Thirty-five people found trapped inside a shipping container near a London-area port are from Afghanistan, British police said Sunday. Among those found in the container Saturday was a man who was pronounced dead at the scene at the Port of Tilbury on...
  • TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America

    TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY David Suchet discusses his 25-year tenure...
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal says she had to grow up for 'The Honorable Woman'
    In "The Honorable Woman," an eight-part miniseries airing on SundanceTV, Maggie Gyllenhaal stars as Baroness Nessa Stein, a British Israeli heiress whose life is inextricably bound up in one of humanity's most enduring conflicts. As a child, Nessa...
  • Peter McAlevey, Former Executive with Disney, Michael Douglas, Dies at 58

    Peter Claver McAlevey, a former Hollywood film executive, producer, and marketer, died August 15, 2014, in Los Angeles, California, following a short battle with liver cancer. He was 58. McAlevey began his career as a staff writer for Newsweek magazine's...
  • 35 people found trapped in shipping container at British port; 1 dead

    35 people found trapped in shipping container at British port; 1 dead
    British police reported finding 35 people trapped inside a shipping container at a port near London on Saturday, including a man who was pronounced dead at the scene. The others, believed to be from South Asia, were taken to a hospital for treatment....
  • New 'Doctor Who' arrives; 'Intruders' debuts

    New 'Doctor Who' arrives; 'Intruders' debuts
    In the week's highlights, BBC America has a big Saturday planned: a new Doctor Who and a new series. “Doctor Who” begins another season at 8 p.m. Saturday, when veteran actor Peter Capaldi takes on the iconic role. The episode called “...
  • Around the remote: Television picks for the week of Aug. 17-23

    DON'T MISS: "Doctor Who" Regeneration happens. And so it is that Peter Capaldi finally gets the keys to the TARDIS this week. Capaldi, a 56-year-old Scottish actor and lifelong "Who" fan, becomes the 12th Time Lord in the wildly popular franchise and he...
  • Italy's TV Producers Turn to Crime Series for Global Sales

    Boosted by the international sales success of mob series "Gomorrah," Italy's expanding TV production community, led by Sky Italia and shingle Cattleya, is hoping to spark a trend among buyers, much as Denmark's "The Killing" prompted the Nordic Noir...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, the thinking man's alpha wolf

    Benedict Cumberbatch, the thinking man's alpha wolf
    During his first trip to Comic-Con in July, Benedict Cumberbatch stopped to chat about his many brainy characters, from the detective he plays on the BBC's "Sherlock" and the World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, whom he portrays in the upcoming movie...
  • Liza Marshall to Step Down as Head of Ridley Scott's Scott Free UK (EXCLUSIVE)

    LONDON -- Highly-regarded production executive Liza Marshall is to step down as head of Ridley Scott's London-based TV and film production arm Scott Free UK, she confirmed to Variety Friday. Marshall is considering a number of options within the U.K....