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  • Militants take Iraqi gas field town, president calls parliament session

    Militants take Iraqi gas field town, president calls parliament session
    Militants took a town an hour from Baghdad that is home to four natural gas fields on Thursday, another gain by Sunni insurgents who have swiftly taken large areas to the north and west of the Iraqi capital. Iraq's presidency said a session of parliament...
  • New SLS Las Vegas hotel to open Aug. 23, a week early

    New SLS Las Vegas hotel to open Aug. 23, a week early
    Surprise! A new Las Vegas resort will open six days ahead of schedule, it has announced. SLS Las Vegas will welcome guests beginning Aug. 23. Previously, a Labor Day weekend opening had been planned. (Labor Day is Sept. 1.) The new property at Las...
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  • Does anti-Semitism threaten American Jews?

    In a recent issue of Time magazine, Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, former president of the Union for Reform Judaism, writes that anti-Semitism is "not a threat to American Jews." He could not be more wrong. Let us start with the obvious. Any threat to world Jewry...
  • LED makes a splash in EDM

    LED makes a splash in EDM
    Before he became one of the West Coast's foremost dance music promoters, Johnny Shockey played hockey for the junior-league San Diego Gulls and trained with the L.A. Kings. His two most recent careers don't share much of a skill set. But an ability to...
  • World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago

    World Cup brings international fans together in Chicago
    Soldier Field was an ocean of green and red last week when Mexico's national soccer team came to town for a pre-World Cup warm-up match, but here and there were bright dabs of yellow and blue — fans dressed head to toe in the colors of Bosnia-...
  • Libyan lawmakers meet in secret after attack; new elections announced

    Libyan lawmakers meet in secret after attack; new elections announced
    Libyan lawmakers met in hiding Tuesday, two days after forces loyal to a renegade ex-general stormed the parliament building and demanded that the Islamist-dominated body disband. Onetime general Khalifa Haftar’s offensive against Islamists and...
  • Moby, Claude VonStroke headline Splash House festival

    Moby, Claude VonStroke headline Splash House festival
    Still not ready to give up your Sahara and Yuma Tent fix yet? Splash House, the growing summertime dance music mini-fest in Palm Springs, has set its 2014 lineup, and it's a notably suaver addition to the usual summer EDM-fest fare. Moby, Claude...
  • Review: Fresh from Coachella, Duck Sauce keeps beat moving on 'Quack'

    Review: Fresh from Coachella, Duck Sauce keeps beat moving on 'Quack'
    One oft-reported takeaway from this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which ran Friday through Sunday and will repeat this weekend in Indio, is that kids have taken over the place. Yet while that may have been true on the festival&...
  • A look at the best department store perfumes

    A look at the best department store perfumes
    Most of us have a vague awareness that Mother's Day is coming up (Sunday, May 11). But will we shop in a timely fashion—or will we race to the mall on May 10? Just in case you're a planner, what follows is a guide to some of the best department...
  • Coachella 2014: Empire of the Sun brings pomp and circumstance to the rave tent

    Coachella 2014: Empire of the Sun brings pomp and circumstance to the rave tent
    You couldn’t really blame Luke Steele for being annoyed. At this point, the frontman for the Australian synth-pop dance outfit Empire of the Sun is probably more than a little tired of being upstaged by a certain robot mask-wearing electronic...
  • Coachella 2014: Abandoning game plan and getting lost in festival

    Coachella 2014: Abandoning game plan and getting lost in festival
    For those lucky, or crazy, enough to take in both weekends of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, the biggest struggle is mapping out who you’re going to see. Everyone’s plan of attack seems to be different. Giving...