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  • Khloe, Kim Kardashian head to Armenia, meet with prime minister

    Khloe, Kim Kardashian head to Armenia, meet with prime minister
    The Kardashians have gone back to their roots -- and we're not talking about hair color. Members of the reality TV clan made their way to their native Armenia on Wednesday to commemorate the centennial of the Armenian genocide. "Armenia we are here! We'...
  • Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears

    Obama urged to recognize Armenian genocide as 100th anniversary nears
    It's become a frustrating rite for Armenian Americans. Every year, in the days leading up to the April 24 anniversary, advocates have lobbied President Obama to use the word "genocide" to describe the killing of more than 1 million Armenians at the...
  • Turkey restores access to Twitter, YouTube

    Turkey restores access to Twitter, YouTube
    Turkey blocked access to social networking sites Twitter and YouTube for several hours on Monday over photos showing a militant pointing a gun at a prosecutor who died last week in a failed hostage rescue operation. Turkey also threatened to ban Google...
  • Istanbul police kill woman carrying bomb near police HQ

    In a second evening of violence in Istanbul, police killed a woman Wednesday carrying a bomb near the city's main police headquarters, an official said. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin also said that a second person escaped and that a policeman was...
  • Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition

    Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition
    While the alternative rock band System of a Down plans to use the concert stage this month as a platform to push for formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the United States and Turkey, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), is using his influence as a...
  • Editorial: In support of Schiff's resolve

    Editorial: In support of Schiff's resolve
    It’s been such an oft-repeated action that it’s almost a familiar tradition for Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) to introduce a resolution calling on our president to seek the Republic of Turkey’s unequivocal acknowledgment of the Armenian...
  • 818 Roundup: Reps. introduce resolution seeking acknowledgment of Armenian Genocide; New La Caņada Flintridge City Council

    818 Roundup: Reps. introduce resolution seeking acknowledgment of Armenian Genocide; New La Cañada Flintridge City Council
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, March 19, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 76 degrees and a low of 56 degrees with patchy fog during the day, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: -...
  • In the Mideast, borders have always been drawn in blood

    In the Mideast, borders have always been drawn in blood
    With a massive invasion by U.S. ground troops ruled out — for now — the debate in Washington over what to do about Islamic State militants has shifted into the realm of diplomacy and “soft power.” President Obama, in his recent...
  • Reps. introduce resolution to recognize Armenian Genocide

    Reps. introduce resolution to recognize Armenian Genocide
    Together with more than 40 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has again introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on President Obama to restore Armenian-Turkish relations and seek the Republic of Turkey’s...
  • British police: 3 missing girls intent on joining Islamic State crossed into Syria

    British police: 3 missing girls intent on joining Islamic State crossed into Syria
    Three British girls who left their homes to join the extremist group Islamic State are believed to have crossed into Syria, London police said Tuesday. Counter-terrorism officers said they have reason to believe that the three teenage friends are no...
  • UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria

    UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria
    Police investigating the disappearance of three British teenage girls say they believe they are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syria. Authorities believe the girls could be on their way to join the Islamic State group. British police...