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  • 1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest

    1991's 'A Rage in Harlem' and other films at the Black Harvest Film Fest
    Hitting its 20th anniversary milestone this year, the Black Harvest Film Festival runs through the month of August at the Gene Siskel Film Center, spotlighting black cinema. The fest hasn't always been especially discerning about quality. I'm not sure...
  • 35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say

    35 found in ship container were from Afghanistan, British police say
    Thirty-five people found trapped inside a shipping container near a London-area port are from Afghanistan, British police said Sunday. Among those found in the container Saturday was a man who was pronounced dead at the scene at the Port of Tilbury on...
  • Standoff ensues over Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine

    Standoff ensues over Russian aid convoy for eastern Ukraine
    As a standoff ensued between Russia and Ukraine over a massive aid convoy dispatched from Moscow, the United Nations on Wednesday sharply increased its estimate of the death toll from four months' of fighting in eastern Ukraine. A spokeswoman for the U....
  • TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America

    TV This Week Aug. 17 - 23: 'Doctor Who' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 17 - 23, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SUNDAY David Suchet discusses his 25-year tenure...
  • John Simm brings his strong work ethic to BBC America's 'Intruders'

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. When he was 9 years old, British actor John Simm used to perform in clubs with his dad, singing harmony, strumming the guitar, executing little bits. "I thought that was what I was going to be," he says in a meeting room of a hotel...
  • Pellegrini wary of second-season collapse

    (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini remains wary of avoiding another "disaster" the season after winning a Premier League title, despite the comfortable nature of Sunday's opening 2-0 victory at Newcastle United. Three years ago, City...
  • From sandals to flooring, there are many ways to reuse an old tire

     
    Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Green Culture Furniture, flip flops and floors, oh my! Those are just a few of the products being repurposed from a faction of the 1.5 billion tires that get discarded each year, according to a fun little story from the...
  • Iconic Match of the Day celebrates 50th anniversary

    LONDON (Reuters) - Hours after the dust has settled on the first skirmishes of a new Premier League season on Saturday, fans across Britain will flick on the TV, grab a cup of tea and settle down to digest the day's action from a comfy sofa. It is a...
  • Schneiderlin ready to play against Liverpool, says Koeman

    (Reuters) - Southampton expect their France midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin to be ready to play against Liverpool on Sunday despite his disappointment at not securing a transfer, manager Ronald Koeman said on Friday. Schneiderlin had said he wanted to...
  • The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find

    The Crowd: At smoker, a good man isn't hard to find
    It was "guys' night out" last Friday night on the Newport bayfront. The 20th annual Men's Smoker and Lobster Clambake took over the lawn at the Balboa Bay Club. There were 120 men ranging in age from recently graduated to recently retired, who donned...
  • Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational

    Russian aid convoy for Ukraine takes turn for the confrontational
    A Russian convoy carrying aid for civilians trapped in separatist-controlled Luhansk in eastern Ukraine diverted from its agreed route to the Ukrainian border Thursday, drawing warnings from Kiev that it will be blocked "with all the forces available"...