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  • Mayweather's Pacquiao 'Christmas card' brings a smile

    Mayweather's Pacquiao 'Christmas card' brings a smile
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped short of giving sports fans his Christmas present to the world, but he did deliver some comic relief in producing a Twitter post photo montage he described as his “Christmas card to the world.” Four photos show...
  • World Vets answers a need

    World Vets answers a need
    As aid workers from around the world descended on the Philippines to help the people hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan last month, Springer Browne headed toward the devastation for a different reason: the animals. The 31-year-old Newport Beach native made...
  • Veterinary nonprofit tends to animals in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

    Veterinary nonprofit tends to animals in wake of Typhoon Haiyan
    As aid workers from around the world descended on the Philippines to help the people hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan last month, Springer Browne headed toward the devastation for a different reason: the animals. The 31-year-old Newport Beach native made...
  • Altitude Inks Deals on 14 Films Including Samuel L. Jackson Starrer 'Big Game'

    LONDON -- Altitude Film Sales has closed international distribution deals on 14 films, including "Big Game," an action adventure starring Samuel L. Jackson as the U.S. President. "Big Game," which is written and directed by Jalmari Helander ("Rare...
  • Pictures in the News | November 20, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working...
  • Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen in Philippines

    Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen in Philippines
    Manny Pacquiao’s bank accounts in the Philippines have been frozen, stopping him from fulfilling his promise to help typhoon victims in his homeland, according to his promoter. Pacquiao was locked in training camp more than 400 miles away from the...
  • Donut Snob and Humble Cup at Tweak, Black Friday specials, Philippines fundraiser

    Donut Snob and Humble Cup at Tweak, Black Friday specials, Philippines fundraiser
    For Black Friday, the Whisper restaurant and bar at the Grove is offering "The Longest Happy Hour," from noon to 7 p.m. with menu specials including oysters with cucumber mignonette ($2 each), short-rib croquette ($5), crudité with marinated olives,...
  • 'Act of Killing,' 'Gravity' top Sight & Sound's year-end list

    'Act of Killing,' 'Gravity' top Sight & Sound's year-end list
    The venerable film magazine Sight & Sound, published by the British Film Institute, released its best of 2013 top-10 list on Friday, with the documentary "The Act of Killing" taking the top spot. The Sandra Bullock-George Clooney space adventure "Gravity"...
  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 18 – 24, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Friday marked the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the eternal flame flickers in the...
  • 'We Are The Best!' On Top At Tokyo Festival

    TOKYO -- Lukas Moodysson's "We Are the Best!," a dramedy about three 13-year-old girls who start a punk band in 1982 Stockholm, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival on Friday. The Swedish director told the...
  • Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios

    Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios
    Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios. Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
  • A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior

    A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior
    A century after Newport News shipbuilders laid its keel on Oct. 27, 1913, the mighty battleship USS Pennsylvania is largely forgotten. But in its day the 31,400-ton warhorse represented a critical milestone for the increasingly capable yard -- where...