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  • Stanley Fischer said to be top choice for Fed vice chairman

    Stanley Fischer said to be top choice for Fed vice chairman
    Former Bank of Israel Gov. Stanley Fischer is President Obama's leading candidate to become vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, people familiar with the selection process said. Fischer, 70, would replace Janet L. Yellen as the Fed's No. 2 official,...
  • London's WestEnd Films Taps Westerhoff

    Ambitious London-based sales-financing company WestEnd Films has tapped former HanWay Films exec Fabien Westerhoff as its new head of international sales. As the international market contracts ever more around a more limited number of high-profile hits,...
  • Nuclear gangbangers have upper hand on global police

    The gangster state of North Korea became a nuclear power in 2006-2007, despite lots of foreign aid aimed at precluding just such proliferation -- help usually not otherwise accorded such a loony dictatorship. Apparently the civilized world rightly...
  • Democratic chairman says sheriff in "learning curve" and will get better

    Democratic chairman says sheriff in "learning curve" and will get better
    Original blog post | 2:32 p.m. Updated with Israel comments | 4:29 p.m. Broward Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar, commenting Tuesday on Sheriff Scott Israel’s first eight months in office, said the sheriff is experiencing a steep learning...
  • 'The Congress' helmer Ari Folman Set To Explore Anne Frank's Diary

    PARIS- On the heels of winning the European Film Award for best animated film with "The Congress," Israeli helmer Ari Folman has unveiled his next project: A family-skewed toon based on Anne Frank's diary. Bringing the Anne Frank diary to all screens...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest to Screen 45 Foreign Language Oscar Entries

    The Palm Springs Film Festival has announced the 45 foreign language Oscar submissions in the Awards section, a new program on Canadian cinema and the Modern Masters films. The foreign language submissions that will compete for the FIPRESCI Award...
  • Kerry back in Middle East for talks with Israeli, Palestinian leaders

    Kerry back in Middle East for talks with Israeli, Palestinian leaders
    JERUSALEM – U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry returned to the Middle East on Thursday for a round of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in a continuing effort to help reach a peace deal by spring. Kerry met with Palestinian...
  • Review: 'Poems and Prayers' lands with compelling force at Royce Hall

     Review: 'Poems and Prayers' lands with compelling force at Royce Hall
    This review has been updated. Mohammed Fairouz's Symphony No. 3 "Poems and Prayers" is long, brash, overwrought, beatific — and huge. For its West Coast premiere Sunday night by UCLA's Philharmonia, University Chorus and Chorale, along with two...
  • The Week in Pictures | Sept. 9-15, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Last Wednesday, Americans returned to the grim task of commemorating the worst act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history, the day Islamist fundamentalists seized four airliners and killed nearly...
  • Heavy rain and snow cause deaths, evacuations in Middle East

    Heavy rain and snow cause deaths, evacuations in Middle East
    JERUSALEM — Hundreds of Gaza Strip families were forced to evacuate their homes in boats and rafts as heavy flooding rose to second-story levels during the heaviest winter storm to hit the Middle East region in decades. At least four people were...
  • Snow closes roads in Israel, is a source of wonder in Egypt

    Snow closes roads in Israel, is a source of wonder in Egypt
    CAIRO -- Snow coated domes and minarets Friday as a record Middle East storm compounded the suffering of Syrian refugees, sent the Israeli army scrambling to dig out stranded motorists and gave Egyptians a rare glimpse of snow in their capital. Nearly...
  • Sniper fire from Lebanon kills Israeli soldier along border

    JERUSALEM -- An Israeli soldier was killed Sunday evening by shots fired over the border from Lebanon, the Israeli military reported. According to the statement, a sniper with the Lebanese military fired shots at a vehicle driving along the Israeli-...