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  • Norwegian touts meeting new international maritime labor 'bill of rights'

    Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an international "bill of rights" for maritime workers, according to the Miami-based company. Norwegian Cruise Line is the first major cruise operator to comply with an...
  • Thornburg's Developing World Fund is ahead of its peers

    Thornburg's Developing World Fund is ahead of its peers
    This has been a tough year for emerging-markets investors. Fueled by unrest in Brazil and a sluggish economy in China, the broad MSCI emerging-markets index is down 14% this year. The drop has been led by stock market sell-offs in Brazil (-26% in...
  • Time and Tides: Teaching photography workshop in the Philippines

     
    By Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times This month I teamed up with Magnum photographer Eli Reed and Armando Arorizo, owner of the Perfect Exposure Gallery in Los Angeles, to hold the first South Pacific Photo Workshop in the Philippines. The setting was...
  • FBI: Ex-CEO of Naperville social agency flees U.S.

    FBI: Ex-CEO of Naperville social agency flees U.S.
    An executive who formerly ran a Naperville-based social service agency devoted to finding homes for children with special needs fled the country days before he was charged with diverting more than $200,000 from the agency, according to authorities. In a...
  • 10 things you might not know about notorious couples

    10 things you might not know about notorious couples
    It's one thing to be famous. It's quite another to be notorious, which is defined as "widely and unfavorably known." Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife, Sandi, demonstrated that last week when they were sentenced for financial crimes. Here are 10 other...
  • Woman killed in 7.6 Philippines quake; official says not to sleep

     
    A 50-year-old woman was killed after an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hit off the eastern coast of the Philippines, disaster officials said Friday. Though officials initially attributed her death to a landslide, later media reports...
  • Ex-Navy SEAL pushes back on Pentagon warning over Bin Laden book

     
    The former Navy SEAL who wrote a first-person account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden launched another attack Friday as his lawyer disputed the Defense Department’s claim that he was required to obtain Pentagon approval before publishing the...
  • China-U.S. power play at core of East Asian island disputes

     
    At first glance, it seems to make little sense that China and U.S. allies in the Western Pacific would dredge up old fights over uninhabitable islands, provoking nationalist protests, diplomatic rifts and a threat of violent confrontation in a strategic...
  • ‘Survivor’ premiere overtakes ‘The X Factor’

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: Should Simon Cowell be worried? The premiere of the 25th edition of “Survivor” was a far bigger draw Wednesday night than Cowell's “X Factor” nationally and in the Orlando TV market. “Survivor&#...
  • On way to Tokyo, Leon Panetta urges restraint in islands dispute

     
    TOKYO, Japan -- Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta on Saturday urged China and its neighbors not to engage in “provocative behavior” over disputed islands and maritime claims, warning that it could escalate into a regional conflict that might...
  • Suu Kyi's U.S. visit may lead to more easing of sanctions on Myanmar

     
    Burma United States Obama Democracy: Myanmar democracy activist Aung San Suu Kyi makes her first trip to U.S. in decades starting Monday....
  • 'Survivor: Philippines': Cookies? Angie is Cheryl from 'Miss Congeniality'

     
    What this tribe needs is cookies....