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  • IRAN: Book says U.S. spies pump Dubai visa applicants for intel

     
    The CIA stepped in to prevent the United States from closing a consulate in the Persian Gulf city-state of Dubai, arguing that it was a gold mine of human intelligence from Iran. That's according to a new book, ???City of......
  • Art Review: David LaChapelle at David Desanctis Gallery

     
    Subtlety isn???t a quality one expects in the work of David LaChapelle, and it???s not one you???ll find in even the title of ???The Rape of Africa,??? the monumental photographic tableau that is the centerpiece of his show at David......
  • Con Artists Add Movies to Their Repertoire of Tricks

     
    Oct. 4, 1909: Con artists are switching from worthless gold mines and oil wells to motion pictures as a way to dupe victims....
  • A dollar meltdown? Not today

     
    The dollar is having a tough day, but this isn???t a meltdown -- despite what the hot action in the gold market might suggest. The DXY index, which measures the dollar???s value against six other key currencies (euro, yen, British......
  • Gold hits record high as dollar sinks and inflation fears revive

     
    The New Gold Rush is on. The metal soared to record highs early today, fueled by fresh fears that the dollar's status as the world's preeminent currency will continue to erode. Gold futures in New York were trading at nearly......
  • 'Tarzan of the Apes,' reconsidered on his 97th birthday

     
    It was 97 years ago this month that the Frank Munsey-owned pulp called All-Story Magazine introduced the world to a vivid new character with an especially memorable name: Tarzan of the Apes. A book (one of its many, many editons......
  • Gold hits new high after India's central bank loads up

     
    Gold streaked to record highs today, nearing the $1,100-an-ounce mark, after India’s central bank bought a load of the metal from the International Monetary Fund. For gold bulls, the purchase damped fears that long-planned IMF sales would drive...
  • Post-Fed scorecard: Gold at new high, other markets slide

     
    Gold’s latest rally powered ahead Wednesday as the Federal Reserve maintained a dovish attitude toward interest rates. Meanwhile, the dollar, the stock market and longer-term Treasury bonds all sold off after the Fed issued its post-meeting statement,...
  • The Fed's 'road map' to higher interest rates

     
    The Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday that it isn’t planning to raise short-term interest rates soon. But the central bank also got more specific about the conditions that would spur it to lift its key rate from the current zero-to-0.25%......
  • Consumer Confidential: Jobs, DVDs and gold

     
    Here's your full-frontal-Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --The unemployment rate hit 10.2% last month. OK, we've seen it coming for weeks, and President Obama and Fedatollah Ben Bernanke have been doing their best to prep us......
  • Shopping Thursday Update: Vans Comix Party, WeSC warehouse sale, Morgane LeFay trunk show

     
    On Thursday, Vans, the legendary sneaker brand based in Cypress, throws a Comix Party at Conveyor at Fred Segal Santa Monica to celebrate the work of R. Crumb, Robert Williams and Rick Griffin. Cocktails served; DJ music provided. 420 Broadway,......