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  • Pasadena City Council approves Armenian genocide monument

    Pasadena City Council approves Armenian genocide monument
    The Pasadena City Council has given unanimous approval for a public memorial commemorating the Armenian genocide of 1915 in Memorial Park. The central feature of the design -- a carved-stone basin of water straddled by a tripod arrangement of three...
  • The Syria dilemma: Can global atrocities be ranked?

    "These images are difficult to watch." "Very upsetting." "Perhaps the most upsetting." So went the warnings issued by CNN correspondent Jake Tapper on Sunday as he narrated the video clips showing the aftermath of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack...
  • Armenian genocide memorial approved in Pasadena

    Armenian genocide memorial approved in Pasadena
    A proposal to memorialize victims of the Armenian genocide with a monument in Pasadena received unanimous approval from Pasadena City Council members Monday, a decision cheered by Armenian American leaders in Glendale who have joined the effort to see...
  • Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments

    Cummings calls for AIG's Benmosche to step down over comments
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, called for the head of AIG to resign over comments he made comparing outrage over executive bonuses to lynchings that took place...
  • Of banker bonuses and public lynchings

    Of banker bonuses and public lynchings
    One can scarcely blame an appropriately-outraged Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for calling on AIG's Robert Benmosche to step down after the CEO compared the public criticism of the generous bonuses given top finance industry executives to lynchings in the...
  • Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?

    Trayvon Martin: Did protesters miss Obama's point?
    UPDATED: President Barack Obama's comments about race and Trayvon Martin continued to reverberate on Sunday morning chat shows.  One point stood out in the discussions. Obama seemed to be lowering expectations about a Department of Justice investigation...
  • San Bernardino police investigate burning swastika on street

    San Bernardino police are investigating a possible hate crime in which a wooden swastika was apparently set on fire. Authorities said residents in the 2800 block of Sepulveda Avenue called police just after midnight Sunday to report a wooden swastika...
  • Martin's 'innocence' a liberal concoction

    Martin's 'innocence' a liberal concoction
    Grafton R. Hersperger's letter to the editor ("Zimmerman was wrong," July 22) expresses views that can be taken seriously only in Liberal World. He states that George Zimmerman "should be held 100 percent responsible" for the incident that resulted in...
  • From lynchings to 'Stand Your Ground' killing

    From lynchings to 'Stand Your Ground' killing
    I am a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, a retired Marine Corps major general and the progeny of veterans of World War I and World War II who proudly served our country, not only so that America might remain strong and free but so that our sons and daughters...
  • Battle between attorneys settled

    The lengthy legal battle between the attorneys who won tens of millions of dollars for descendants of Armenian genocide victims has run its course. Mark Geragos and Brian Kabateck, two of the attorneys in class-action lawsuits that descendants of...
  • Swastika graffiti was a hate crime, not a childish prank

    The vandals who painted swastikas and other hateful signs on the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation remind us that such acts are still a part of this society ("Graffiti of swastikas found in Pikesville," July 24). Some contend these acts are isolated...