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Flooding eases near UCLA as crews work to clear Pauley Pavilion
Los Angeles Times - 3 Hours ago
Crews were using squeegees and water vacuums to clear water from the floor of the venerable Pauley Pavilion, which underwent a $136-million renovation in 2012 and is home to UCLA basketball and other
Flooding eases by UCLA as crews work to clear Pauley Pavillion Los Angeles Times
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State craft brewers fear drought could alter business, and the beer
Los Angeles Times - 3 Hours ago
DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. posted a $15.4-million loss in the second quarter after the company saw lower-than-expected box-office results for its latest movie, "How to Train Your Dragon 2." Three
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Health premiums soared, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says
Los Angeles Times - 3 Hours ago
Michael Egan, the man who accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sexually abusing him when he was a teenager, is being dropped as a client by his lawyers. The season finale of ABC's "The Bachelorette"
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Japan, France agree on defence equipment cooperation
SINA - 4 Hours ago
France's Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian (R) and his Japanese counterpart Itsunori Onodera (L) review an honor guard at the Defence Ministry in Tokyo on July 29, 2014 AFP Japan and France on Tuesday
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Neighbours left incensed
Sydney Morning Herald - 3 Hours ago
Residents of the exclusive high rise where Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban own three units, have been dragged into a smouldering row over incense burning. An incensed owner in the Latitude building in
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Face transplant man becomes GQ cover star
Sydney Morning Herald - 4 Hours ago
London: Think of GQ magazine and you think interviews and photo shoots with glamorous celebrities. From Hollywood eye candy such as a swimsuited Jessica Alba to a brooding James Franco or Michael Fassbender,
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Opinion: EU backs words with actions on Russia sanctions
Deutsche Welle - 4 Hours ago
Finally, the European Union has acted. After hesitating and wavering for months, Brussels has imposed tough economic sanctions against Russia. It wasn't easy for the 28 member states, which by nature
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Lawmakers Voice Skepticism on Iran Nuclear Deal
New York Times - 4 Hours ago
If an accord is reached, it would not be a formal treaty, so the Senate would not be called upon to ratify it.
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Coordinated Sanctions Aim at Russia’s Ability To Tap Its Oil Reserves
New York Times - 4 Hours ago
President Obama announced the action targeting more banks and a defense firm soon after the European Union imposed tough new sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine.
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Loss of Shelter and Electricity Worsens a Crisis for Fleeing Gazans
New York Times - 4 Hours ago
Israel broadened its bombing offensive, and one strike set ablaze Gaza’s only power plant, cutting the electricity needed to pump water and sewage systems.
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Israel Steps Up Airstrikes in Gaza as International Cease-Fire Efforts Stumble
New York Times - 5 Hours ago
A strike on the only electricity plant in Gaza threatened a deeper crisis, while diplomacy continued on many fronts.
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Obama Announces New Russian Sanctions
New York Times - 5 Hours ago
The president, speaking from the South Lawn of the White House, discussed new economic sanctions against Russia amid unrest in neighboring Ukraine.
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Shock and terror: Islamic State boasts mass executions in Iraq (GRAPHIC)
RINF.com - 2 Hours ago
As part of their psychological war to create a medieval-style caliphate, the Islamic State has released a new shocking video showing scenes of mass executions, warning Iraqi soldiers and others who dare
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Zhou Yongkang: oil man whose well of power finally ran dry
PR Web via Yahoo! - 5 Hours ago
Beijing (AFP) - Embattled former top Communist Zhou Yongkang rose through China's state oil industry to become the country's internal security chief -- and amassed so much power, according to analysts,
3 Reasons Why Zhou Yongkang's Arrest Is Good For China 7:55 pm Waynesville Daily Guide
China's Going After Zhou Yongkang For Corruption -- Here's Everyone In His Inner Business Insider Australia
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Defense Department to review plagiarism inquiry of Sen. John Walsh
Los Angeles Times - 6 Hours ago
The Defense Department will be responsible for reviewing the plagiarism investigation into Sen. John Walsh of Montana, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Army War College, where Walsh allegedly used
Defense Department to review plagiarism probe of Sen. John Walsh Los Angeles Times
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Twitter up nearly 29% after hours as user growth rebounds
Los Angeles Times - 6 Hours ago
Tuesday's jump followed an earnings report that analysts said showed Twitter might be back on track in its ambitious quest to produce the Internet's largest audience. "I don’t think there’s much of a
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Scientists quantify how we look at faces to develop first impressions
Los Angeles Times - 10 Hours ago
Three Six Zero Group, the artist management company behind some of the world's biggest DJs, has teamed with Warner Music Group to launch a new label and publishing arm. Sarah Palin wants the Internet
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Amgen to lay off up to 2,900 workers and close plants in two states
Los Angeles Times - 7 Hours ago
Word of the cuts came as the company announced strong second-quarter results that beat Wall Street estimates. The company's stock closed Tuesday up 66 cents, or 0.5%, to $123.31. It announced the cuts
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In Mexico, Gov. Brown has plenty to say about immigration crisis
Los Angeles Times - 9 Hours ago
“This is tricky,” he said. A few minutes later, he pulled off the lid and gulped down the coffee in an attempt to prevent further damage. Later on Tuesday, Brown will attempt to navigate the most controversial
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Israel intensifies Gaza assault; truce plan revised
Chicago Tribune - 9 Hours ago
_ Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants
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China delays report of Uighur deaths in troubled Xinjiang province
Chicago Tribune - 10 Hours ago
_ Chinese authorities acknowledged that police shot and killed “several dozen” people in northwestern Xinjiang province during clashes on the eve of an important Muslim holiday. Reporting of the incident
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Mexican mother sues U.S. Border Patrol over son's shooting death
Los Angeles Times - 10 Hours ago
Three Six Zero Group, the artist management company behind some of the world's biggest DJs, has teamed with Warner Music Group to launch a new label and publishing arm. Sarah Palin wants the Internet
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Islamic State video wages psychological war on Iraqi soldiers
Reuters Africa - 17 Hours ago
Iraq's army unravelled when the Sunni insurgents staged a lightning advance through northern towns and cities, building on territory their comrades captured earlier in the west of the country, a major
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Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain
Los Angeles Times - 23 Hours ago
But absent from the public discussions has been any long-term plan to improve or replace the 22-acre Central Juvenile Hall in Boyle Heights, which the county's watchdog grand jury recently criticized
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Zillow deal to buy Trulia creates real estate digital ad juggernaut
Los Angeles Times - 7/29/2014
The $3.5-billion deal announced Monday for Zillow to buy Trulia creates a digital advertising juggernaut that could control more than 70% of online real estate searches. And it could further open up information
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