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  • Ethics panel briefed by independent counsel on Sen. Ronald S. Calderon

    SACRAMENTO -- The state Senate’s ethics panel was briefed behind closed doors Monday by an independent counsel on his investigation into misconduct allegations involving Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello). The briefing was called by Sen....
  • Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.

    Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.
    After the coffee. Before panicking over electronic cigarettes.  The Skinny: As a former smoker, I am enjoying watching cities and health officials panic over the growing use of electronic cigarettes. Are they cigarettes? Are they dangerous? What are...
  • Egyptian prosecutors display seized items in journalists' trial

    Egyptian prosecutors display seized items  in journalists' trial
    CAIRO – Prosecutors in Egypt on Wednesday displayed seized items such as cameras, cables and microphones as evidence in the trial of 20 journalists on terrorism-related charges. Defendants in white prison uniforms looked on from inside a metal...
  • CNN, NBCU Alums Jon Klein, Jeff Gaspin Team Up for Online Video Venture

    Two of the biggest names sitting on the sidelines in the media business are teaming up for a new online video venture. Jeff Gaspin, formerly chairman of NBC Universal TV Entertainment, and Jon Klein, previously president of CNN, are launching Tapp, a...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama late to the realpolitik table in Saudi Arabia

    PARIS -- Later this month, U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Here's hoping he decides to stay home and help his daughters with their homework instead. America's decreasing influence in the Middle East and Eurasia might be the...
  • Egyptian court sentences police commander to 10 years for deaths

    CAIRO – A police commander was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison in connection with the deaths of 37 protesters who suffocated in a police van in the chaotic weeks after Egypt’s military-backed interim government took power. The mid-...
  • Egypt orders 20 Al Jazeera journalists to stand trial

    CAIRO – In what appears to be an escalating effort to curtail press freedoms in Egypt, prosecutors have referred 20 journalists working for the news channel Al Jazeera, four of them foreigners, to trial on charges of aiding or joining a terrorist...
  • State of the Union draws 33.3 million viewers, lowest since 2000

    State of the Union draws 33.3 million viewers, lowest since 2000
    President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address drew an average of 33.3 million viewers Tuesday night, according to Nielsen. That is the lowest showing since 2000, when President Clinton's speech averaged 31.5 million viewers. Total viewership for...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Orange Is the New Black' Among GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

    "Dallas Buyers Club," "Blue Is the Warmest Color," "Orange is the New Black" and "Grey's Anatomy" are among the films and TV shows nominated for this year's GLAAD Media Awards, which honors accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. The 25th Annual...
  • Al Jazeera denounces Egyptian TV airing of arrest video

    Al Jazeera denounces Egyptian TV airing of arrest video
    CAIRO -- The Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera on Monday objected strongly to the airing on Egyptian television of a video showing the arrest of two of its journalists, saying the leaked images were a clear attempt to stir up public sentiment against the...
  • Dutch reporter flees Egypt to escape prosecution

    Dutch reporter flees Egypt to escape prosecution
    CAIRO -- A Dutch reporter left Egypt on Tuesday after learning she was one of four foreign journalists accused by Egyptian prosecutors of terrorism-related charges, the Dutch Foreign Ministry said. Dutch diplomats had held talks with Egyptian...
  • 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...