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  • Thailand unrest grows as protesters attempt 'people's coup'

    BANGKOK, Thailand – Riot police fired tear gas Sunday at anti-government protesters armed with petrol bombs trying to force their way into the prime minister’s complex and police headquarters, intensifying Thailand’s political crisis and...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 27, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where travelers wait in line to check in at the Los Angeles International Airport. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to AAA. Also, President...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 2, 2013

     
    Mondays Pictures in the News begins in the Southern California, where fans pay tribute to actor Paul Walker at the crash site in Valencia, California. Walker died midproduction on 'Fast & Furious 7'; how it will be dealt with on-screen is unknown. Also...
  • God may forgive, but a critic -- zero stars

    God may forgive, but a critic -- zero stars
    Nicolas Winding Refn's pretty little bore "Only God Forgives" stars the director's "Drive" dreamboat Ryan Gosling, this time speaking less and staring, unblinkingly, more than he did in "Drive." Gosling portrays Julian, a Bangkok drug dealer and...
  • Nicolas Winding Refn: 'I Approach Everything Like a Pin-Up Magazine

    MARRAKECH, Morocco- While in Marakkech to give a masterclass and participate in a tribute to Scandinavian cinema, Danish helmer Nicolas Winding Refn sat with journos and discuss his projects and philosophy on filmmaking. The director, who showed up...
  • Thai prime minister asks monarchy to dissolve parliament

    NEW DELHI — In the latest twist of Thailand's political crisis, beleaguered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday that she had petitioned the monarchy to dissolve parliament and hold new elections as a fresh wave of protesters descended...
  • Nick Williams Jr. dies at 75; former Times foreign correspondent

    Nick Williams Jr. dies at 75; former Times foreign correspondent
    Although Nick B. Williams Jr. would carve out a distinguished career as an editor and foreign correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, he first had to overcome the "junior" at the end of his name. He joined the newspaper in the late 1960s when his father,...
  • His no-fly nightmare

     His no-fly nightmare
    WASHINGTON -- For two weeks, Rehan Motiwala, a 29-year-old medical student from Pomona, sat stranded at the Bangkok airport, sleeping for 10 nights on a roach-infested mattress in a dank, windowless detention room reserved for deportees. Motiwala, a U....
  • Doctor says he told AEG exec that Michael Jackson was a drug addict

    A doctor who traveled on Michael Jackson's 1993 worldwide "Dangerous" tour testified that he gave the singer a shot of Demerol and a 24-hour intravenous morphine drip while they were in Thailand and that he told a ranking AEG executive that the singer was...
  • Travelzoo: This Week's Travel Smart Deals

    Segment 1 (6am) Exotic Adventure Dubai and Bangkok Roundtrip airfare from LAX on Emirates Airlines (to Dubai, from Bangkok) 6 nights’ accommodations · 3 nights at the 5-star Fairmont Dubai · 3 nights at the 4.5-star Dusit Thani Bangkok Airfare from Dubai...
  • News Of The Weird: Man Punched Computer Because He Thought Mitt Romney Was His Girlfriend's Lover

    News Of The Weird: Man Punched Computer Because He Thought Mitt Romney Was His Girlfriend's Lover
    Researchers Having Fun: Scientists from the Primate Research Institute at Japan's Kyoto University reported in an August journal article that they had given helium gas to apes (gibbons), which, predictably, made their voices goofily high-pitched. However,...