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  • Egypt arrests Al Jazeera journalists amid Brotherhood crackdown

    CAIRO -- Four journalists working for Al Jazeera have been arrested by Egyptian authorities, the pan-Arab satellite channel said on its website, in an apparent escalation of Egyptian authorities’ harsh campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • Egyptian army denies report of Sisi running for president

    Egyptian army denies report of Sisi running for president
    CAIRO -- Egypt’s army on Thursday denied that Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi had told a Kuwaiti newspaper that he was running for president, saying any declaration of his candidacy would be made directly and unequivocally to “the great...
  • Egypt detains U.S. Embassy employee

    CAIRO -- An Egyptian employee of the U.S. Embassy has been detained by police since Jan. 25, an embassy spokesman said Wednesday. The jailed staffer was identified as Ahmed Eleiba. Associates said his work involved monitoring developments concerning...
  • Ovation to Broadcast International Bboy Battle 'Red Bull BC One Final'

    One of the most illustrious street dance battles will be making its television debut this month, as Ovation announces it will premiere Red Bull's BC One final on Feb. 22. The annual one-on-one bboy competition launched in 2004, and is sponsored by Red...
  • Al Jazeera America Sets Ambitious Plans For Docuseries

    Al Jazeera America is setting up a slate of ambitious documentaries in an effort to raise its profile among news aficionados while stoking demand for the fledgling cable-news outlet. Many of the projects will contain multiple episodes and come from big...
  • 20 journalists face trial on terror charges in Egypt

    20 journalists face trial on terror charges in Egypt
    CAIRO -- Egypt is set to put 20 journalists, including four foreigners, on trial Thursday on terror-related charges in a case with ominous implications for freedom of expression under the military-backed interim government. Many rights groups describe...
  • Egypt: Trial of 20 journalists opens, quickly goes into recess

    Egypt: Trial of 20 journalists opens, quickly goes into recess
    CAIRO — Twenty journalists, including four foreigners, went on trial Thursday in Egypt on charges of aiding a terrorist organization, but the proceedings were quickly adjourned until March 5. Only eight of the defendants, including Australian...
  • Martin Bashir resigns from MSNBC after trashing Sarah Palin on air

    Good riddance, Martin Bashir. Almost three weeks after his despicable on-air trashing of Sarah Palin, MSNBC host Martin Bashir has lost his job. That’s a hefty price to pay, but a fair one. I stand with Sarah Palin on this one. What...
  • Al Jazeera America Will Be 'Envy of the Industry,' Chief Says

    Al Jazeera America president Kate O'Brian has told staffers that the fledgling cabler is on its way to being "the envy of the industry" as it heads into 2014 with ambitious plans. O'Brian can be forgiven for a little hyperbole in her year-end memo to the...
  • Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe

    Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Senate’s ethics committee has hired an outside attorney to advise it on a possible investigation into allegations of corruption contained in an FBI affidavit targeting Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), officials...
  • Stop coddling Egypt's military

    Stop coddling Egypt's military
    It's increasingly evident that the military rulers of Egypt are determined to intimidate and silence their political opponents, whether they are members of the Muslim Brotherhood or secular Egyptians who believe the generals are betraying the spirit of...
  • How Conservatives Dominate TV/Radio Talk Game

    In the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama garnered almost 69% of the vote in Los Angeles County, vs. 29% for Mitt Romney. Yet beginning Jan. 1, the U.S.' second-largest media market lacks a dedicated progressive talkradio station, as KTLK-AM...