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  • Pictures in the News | March 13, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, pallbearers carry the casket of Los Angeles Police Officer Nicholas Lee in to the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for his public funeral service. Lee died in a traffic accident in Beverly Hills while responding to a...
  • Activists protest outside Wells Fargo executive's San Marino home

    Activists protest outside Wells Fargo executive's San Marino home
    About 70 anti-foreclosure activists gathered Saturday afternoon outside the San Marino home of Wells Fargo Chief Financial Officer Tim Sloan, testing a city law against political protest in residential areas that was enacted after a previous demonstration...
  • Rival protesters take to Egypt's streets after Morsi charged

    CAIRO -- Egypt’s political divisions seethed Friday as rival rallies between opponents and supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi surged through cities, and the army increased pressure on Islamists to abandon a month-long sit-in outside a...
  • Greece handing pink slips to more than 25,000 public employees

    Greece handing pink slips to more than 25,000 public employees
    ATHENS – Bowing to pressure from international lenders, Greece on Wednesday moved to put more than 25,000 state workers on notice for dismissal by the end of the year in the first official winnowing of its costly civil sector. The legislation,...
  • Egypt crisis: U.S. envoy meets with jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader

    Egypt crisis: U.S. envoy meets with jailed Muslim Brotherhood leader
    CAIRO -- International efforts to resolve Egypt’s political crisis have intensified, including a prison meeting early Monday between U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns and a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood who faces murder charges...
  • Egypt: At least 4 killed as tensions flare over Morsi charges

    Egypt: At least 4 killed as tensions flare over Morsi charges
    CAIRO -- At least four people were killed and dozens injured in fresh clashes Friday as supporters and opponents of Egypt’s deposed president, Mohamed Morsi, staged rival protests across the nation. The country’s political divisions flared...
  • Egyptian security forces move in on protests; deaths reported

    CAIRO -- Egyptian security forces firing tear gas moved early Wednesday to break up anti-government protests as supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi fired slingshots and hurled rocks at advancing police while military helicopters skimmed the...
  • After Zimmerman verdict, eyes turn to Florida and California

    After Zimmerman verdict, eyes turn to Florida and California
    It's one debate with two faces: Sporadic demonstrations over George Zimmerman's acquittal continued all over the country Tuesday, but two states, on opposite ends of the U.S., have made themselves the focus of the protests, and they've done so by taking...
  • World leaders condemn Egypt violence; Islamists back showdown

    World leaders condemn Egypt violence; Islamists back showdown
    World leaders Wednesday denounced the violence unleashed by Egyptian security forces to disperse Islamist protesters in Cairo. But Muslim Brotherhood allies of the demonstrators applauded their defiance as important in the quest for Muslim power...
  • Turkey's former military chief sentenced to life in prison

    Turkey's former military chief sentenced to life in prison
    ANTAKYA, Turkey--Turkey’s former military chief was sentenced to life in prison on Monday, convicted along with many others of trying to overthrow the government of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Retired Gen. Ilker Basbug was the...
  • Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader

    Protests, resignations, a flu outbreak: Tough times for Peru's leader
    LIMA, Peru -- Nobody said it was going to be easy, and it rarely is for Peru’s presidents. But Ollanta Humala, who recently completed his second year in office, is facing an unusual array of challenges, including protests, cabinet resignations and...
  • Latvia adopts euro, becomes 18th member of the Eurozone

    Latvia adopts euro, becomes 18th member of the Eurozone
    Latvia began its new year as the 18th member of the European zone, despite vigorous opposition from many citizens who worry about price increases in 2014. The ceremony to switch the country officially to euros from its former currency, the lats,...