| Dec 10, 2012
| 10:22 AM
One of the most memorable dwarfs in “The Hobbit” is Bombur, described by J.R.R. Tolkien as “immensely fat and heavy.” ......
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:06 PM
SANDY, Utah -- Three more teams earned places in next summer's World Cup in Brazil with Australia, Iran and South Korea all advancing through regional qualifying Tuesday.
Australia got a goal from substitute Josh Kennedy in the 83rd minute to beat Iraq,...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
It's a pairing that theater producers in New York and London would no doubt go ga-ga over. But for the time being at least, only audiences in Sydney, Australia, can catch Cate Blanchett and French film icon Isabelle Huppert performing a frightening...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The Aussie import "Wish You Were Here" offers a distinctive, highly effective take on the vacation-from-hell thriller. First-time director Kieran Darcy-Smith, working from a powerful script he wrote with wife — and the film's co-star —...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Ida Margaret McRonald (nee Magness) was born on October 2, 1930 and died of leukemia in Verdugo Hills Hospital on May 26, 2013.
She was born in Crumlin, a small town in Wales. Her parents were Stephen Lester Magness and Ethel (Watkins) Magness. As a...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
“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...
| Dec 2, 2012
Exotic 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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:23 AM
LONDON -- 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.
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:13 AM
LONDON -- 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.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Dr. Frances H. Trimble, a gynecologist who had been medical director of Planned Parenthood of Maryland for nearly three decades, died Friday of pneumonia at Roland Park Place. She was 94.
"She took Planned Parenthood from a highly criticized small...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Rosealma R. “Rose” Loewe was born in Topsham, Maine, in 1919 and passed away Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in San Luis Obispo. Often calling herself a “Mainiac,” a play on the name of her birth state, Mom greeted each person she...