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  • Manny Pacquiao's thoughts are on typhoon, Brandon Rios, trainer says

    Manny Pacquiao's thoughts are on typhoon, Brandon Rios, trainer says
    Manny Pacquiao’s training camp in the Philippines was not disrupted by last week’s Typhoon Haiyan, which has resulted in up to 2,500 deaths, but trainer Freddie Roach said Wednesday the boxer’s thoughts have certainly been distracted....
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Section Completes Lineup

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section, which is devoted to art-house cinema, with a particular focus on auteur movies, has completed its lineup of fiction pics. It includes 24 world premieres. The Panorama Dokumente program, which is...
  • Community: Porto's raises $10,000 for Philippines

    Community: Porto's raises $10,000 for Philippines
    Porto's had a fundraiser to send aid to the Philippines ravaged by a typhoon in November and raised a total of $10,000 from sales of baked cheese rolls at three stores — Glendale, Burbank and Downey, said Betty Porto, vice president of community...
  • 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...
  • Pau Gasol raising money for Philippines; visits L.A. kids' hospital

    Pau Gasol raising money for Philippines; visits L.A. kids' hospital
    Lakers forward-center Pau Gasol is raising money to help children who are suffering after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. "I am helping UNICEF raise money for their efforts on the ground," writes Gasol on crowdrise.com.  "I am pledging $1,000...
  • 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...
  • Is 'Bones' trying to kill another squintern in 'Big in the Philippines'?

     
    "Bones" is putting another squintern in danger of death in "Big in the Philippines." Who is it, and why is the show being so sad this season?...
  • Three famous warships sprang from the shipyard's first Navy contract 120 years ago

    Three famous warships sprang from the shipyard's first Navy contract 120 years ago
    The first three Navy construction contracts won by Newport News Shipbuilding in late January 1894 marked not only a milestone moment for the barely 8-year-old yard but also the birth of three ships that became famous warriors. Awarded on Jan. 22, 1894,...
  • HAF Project Mart Picks Pang, Mendoza, Benegal

    HONG KONG - Asian film-making talent including Brillante Mendoza, Dev Benegal and Jun Robles Lana will line up in March with projects at the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF). Some 29 projects will be pitched to co-producers, investors and...
  • China asserts control over vast sea area, angering neighbors, U.S.

    Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States have criticized China for imposing new access rules for the vast South China Sea, saying Beijing's demand that foreign vessels get approval to enter the disputed maritime area is provocative and...
  • Man gets 25 years to life for murders of 2 girlfriends

    Man gets 25 years to life for murders of 2 girlfriends
    A Pakistan-born man who pleaded guilty to murdering two girlfriends, including one whose body was chopped up and another whose body hasn’t been recovered, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. Los Angeles County Superior Court...
  • L.A. man who killed two girlfriends gets 25 years to life

    L.A. man who killed two girlfriends gets 25 years to life
    A Los Angeles man who pleaded guilty to murdering two girlfriends, including one whose dismembered body was found in Mexico, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge George Lomeli, who said he saw...