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“Fulton Jail Will Get Working Cell Locks,” read the Dec. 19 Atlanta Journal-Constitution headline. The county commission serving Atlanta had finally voted to break a longstanding 3-3 tie that prevented buying new jailhouse locks -- even...
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At first blush, "Ganesh Versus the Third Reich" sounds like a long-lost Monty Python skit about some bizarre time-tripping action-figure wrestling bout. Indeed, as the title hints, a cosmic smackdown between the pachyderm Hindu god and the German Führer...
Scores of fires continued to rage across southeastern Australia on Tuesday as the country sizzled under scorching heat. More than a dozen were still burning out of control late in the day, as firefighters battled to squelch flames sweeping through dry...
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Hero Complex - movies, comics, pop culture - latimes.comOne of the most memorable dwarfs in “The Hobbit” is Bombur, described by J.R.R. Tolkien as “immensely fat and heavy.” ......
Flames continued to lick Monday at the Australian island of Tasmania, while officials warned that other stretches of the country faced some of the most dangerous conditions for fires on record. “I cannot say it more plainly: The risk is real and...
Tags: Global Change, Bashar Assad, Conservation, Ecosystems, Australia
Michael Black is returning to Lyric Opera as the company’s new chorus master. The Australian, who served as interim chorus master for the 2011-12 season, will resume duties here as of the 2013-14 season. He presently serves as chorus master of...
CNNLONDON -- The Australian radio station that made a prank call to a UK hospital that apparently resulted in the death of a nurse says it will donate at least 500,000 Australian dollars (US$524,000) to a fund for the nurse's family. Jacintha Saldanha...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Infections of the kidney, bladder and urethra happen in uncircumcised baby boys at ten times the rate of circumcised boys, and over a lifetime uncircumcised men are four times more likely to experience one, according to a new...
When Timothy Potts became the director of the Getty Museum in September, he knew he was stepping into an anomaly of a job, unusual within the ranks of America's most prestigious museums. Other museum heads, bound by tight budgets, must essentially beg...
CNNLONDON -- Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, left hospital Thursday morning, three days after being admitted for acute morning sickness. She emerged from the hospital accompanied by her husband Prince William and was driven away by a waiting car. A St....
KTLA NewsExotic Vacation Thailand Roundtrip airfare from LAX to Bangkok 11 nights accommodations, including multiple 5-Star Le Meridien hotels · Guests spend 4 nights in Bangkok, 4 nights in the walled city of Chiang Mai, 2 nights in contemporary Chiang Rai and...
Best-selling Australian author Bryce Courtenay, whose debut novel, "The Power of One," was made into a popular 1992 movie starring Morgan Freeman, has died. He was 79. Courtenay died Thursday at his home in Canberra, Australia, according to his...
Tags: Authors, AIDS, April Fools' Day, Morgan Freeman, Stomach Cancer
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