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  • A failing state across the Mediterranean from Europe

    The following editorial appeared in the Orange County Register on Wednesday, Aug. 6: "No one in Libya can win. Enough is enough. I have lost hope in Libyans." That is the verdict of Mahmoud Okok, a civil engineer in his thirties, who is fleeing his...
  • Aquino says Chinese survey ships seen in Philippine waters

    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino said two Chinese survey vessels had been sighted in a gas-rich area of its exclusive economic zone, raising concerns of heightened tensions in the disputed South China Sea. China claims almost the...
  • Philippines Typhoon Rammasun kills at least 10

    Philippines Typhoon Rammasun kills at least 10
    A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and shut down the capital, cutting power and prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people, rescue officials said Wednesday. The eye of Typhoon Rammasun, the...
  • Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports

    Setting sail: Cruise ship deployments feature exotic ports
    Cruise lines are making waves out there with news of ship deployments. Here are some tips about a sampling of interesting itineraries — near and far — this year and next: Princess Cruises – Sapphire Princess has...
  • Lotus flowers, festival make their return to Echo Park Lake

    Lotus flowers, festival make their return to Echo Park Lake
    The blossoms are back. That was the theme Saturday at the 34th Lotus Festival held at Echo Park Lake under a sunny sky. Thousands wandered the park with plates of noodles and rice, stopping to watch dance troupes and martial arts demonstrations and pose...
  • Gordon Ramsay Shows Sell to 140 International Territories

    LONDON -- Optomen Intl. has sold Gordon Ramsay's two latest shows -- "Costa Del Nightmares" (a.k.a. "Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares" season six), and "Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Home Cooking" -- in 140 international territories. Deals inked by Optomen Intl.,...
  • PBS and CBS Lead News and Documentary Emmy Nominations

    PBS and CBS lapped the field with nominations for the 35th annual News and Documentary Awards. PBS lead with 43 bids, driven by 11 for "Frontline." CBS was a close second with 42, powered by 27 bids for "60 Minutes." ABC took in 19, led by 10 for...
  • Is Jose Antonio Vargas an immigration martyr in waiting?

    Is Jose Antonio Vargas an immigration martyr in waiting?
    Most undocumented immigrants in the United States try to keep a low profile, for some pretty obvious reasons. If you’re here contrary to immigration laws, the last thing you want to do is give immigration agents the opportunity to sweep you up and...
  • Countries move to evacuate citizens as Libya fighting escalates

    CAIRO More countries moved to evacuate their citizens Thursday from Libya where the fighting between rival militias was escalating. The Libyan Health Ministry said that 179 people were killed in clashes in the capital Tripoli and the flashpoint eastern...
  • Islamist militants kill 21 in attack in southern Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines Twenty-one people were killed Monday in an attack by suspected Islamic militants while on their way to celebrate the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the southern Philippines, authorities said. Eleven people were also...
  • Typhoon Rammasun hits the Philippines

    Typhoon Rammasun hits the Philippines
    Many people fled their homes in the Philippines as Typhoon Rammasun rumbled toward Manila, the capital, where it made landfall early Wednesday. The storm is the first typhoon to touch down in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan, which was one of the...
  • At least 20 dead in Philippines after Typhoon Rammasun passes through

    At least 20 dead in Philippines after Typhoon Rammasun passes through
    At least 20 people have been killed and seven others injured in a typhoon that ripped through the Philippines, government officials said Wednesday. Typhoon Rammasun, which made landfall early Tuesday, blasted the island nation with 105-mph winds and...