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  • LIBYA: At least 84 reported dead as Kadafi loyalists disperse protesters with force, cut off Internet

     
    Libyan strongman Moammar Kadafi, confronted by surging unrest that threatens his 41-year stranglehold on power in the oil-rich country, deployed security forces and loyalists to brutally disperse protesters Saturday in a confrontation reported to have...
  • LIBYA: Massive evacuations underway

     
    Governments scrambled by air and sea to pick up citizens stranded by Libya's unrest Tuesday, with thousands crowding the airport to await evacuation and Egyptians gathering at the border to escape the chaos. "The airport was mobbed, you wouldn't believe.....
  • Libyan literature opens doors to closed-off nation

     
    By Joseph Freeman, Orlando Sentinel There's a saying in the Middle East that books are written in Cairo, published in Beirut, and read in Baghdad. The expression mostly highlights Egypt's impressive literary tradition, one populated by writers like Taha...
  • TUNISIA: Once-banned Islamist party returns; will possibly join government

     
    A Tunisian Islamist party that had been banned for more than 20 years has been legalized and could join the government as the country embarks on a fragile transition to democracy after the recent ouster of its long-time autocratic leader,......
  • MIDDLE EAST: Protest movements give new energy to International Women's Day

     
    International Women's Day is normally an occasion for politicians to issue lukewarm statements about equality, while rights activists struggle to rally support around issues such as citizenship, child-custody law and domestic abuse. But this year, women...
  • Obama news conference registers 3.7: Japan's disaster is sad, now on gas prices (and my poll numbers)

     
    Full text and commentary as the Democrat seeks to regain control of Washington's political narrative....
  • Obama on Libya: Intervention prevented more bloodshed

     
    President Obama says military action in Libya saved lives and said the United States has not acted alone in the attacks on Libya....
  • LIBYA: Rights group demands proof alleged rape victim is unharmed

     
    The Libyan government claims an alleged Libyan gang rape victim who took her case to the international media in Tripoli is safe and secure. But a rights group says Libyan authorities have a history of abusing rape victims and shouldn't......
  • Did President Obama make the right call on Libya?

     
    Sentinel editorial board members often disagree on issues. U.S. intervention in Libya is a good example. Senior editorial writer Paul Owens supports it; opinions editor Mike Lafferty opposes it. Here’s some of our back and forth on the issue. Feel...
  • Coachella 2011: Paul Tollett on the non-musical changes to expect this weekend -- and a thought or two about 2012

     
    What began as a music fest has now evolved into a vacation destination, and the 2010 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival was overbooked. Overrun with gate-crashers and holders of counterfeit tickets, what was expected to be......
  • Man Accused Of Sending Explicit Photos To Missing Girl

    Man Accused Of Sending Explicit Photos To Missing Girl
    A 30-year-old man from the Bronx is in police custody for allegedly sending inappropriate photos of himself to an 11-year-old girl who vanished Tuesday morning, according to New York City police. Sahara Boyd was last spotted leaving her Throgs Neck...
  • Police Report

    The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 South Glendale Avenue and East Maple Street Abraham Bernal, 43, was arrested Sept. 18 on a warrant for failing to appear in court or pay a fine. 1200...