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  • With troops and warplanes, 3 African nations battle Boko Haram as conflict goes international

    Three militaries, using ground troops and warplanes, fought Boko Haram on at least two fronts Wednesday with hundreds of the Islamic fighters reported dead as the conflict took on a growing international perspective. Chad's army said its troops were...
  • UN Security Council urges immediate stepped up regional military operations against Boko Haram

    The U.N. Security Council on Tuesday urged immediate stepped up regional military coordination and operations to more effectively combat the Boko Haram terrorist group in Nigeria and neighboring countries. The council reiterated its "deep concern" in a...
  • Chad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border town

    Chad air force bombs Boko Haram out of Nigerian border town
    Chad sent a warplane dropping bombs and ground troops to drive Islamic extremists from a Nigerian border town, leaving it strewn with the bodies of the Islamic extremists, witnesses said Friday. Thursday's bombing marked the first such action by...
  • Chad Billingsley to start minor-league rehabilitation assignment

    Chad Billingsley will pitch Sunday for Class-A Rancho Cucamonga, the first of his five scheduled starts on a minor-league rehabilitation assignment. Billingsley, who is recovering from Tommy John elbow surgery, last pitched in the major leagues on...
  • On Dodgers' opening day, plenty of blame to go around

    On Dodgers' opening day, plenty of blame to go around
    The dreaded Giants were in town and Dodger fans were out in force on opening day, tailgating, wearing the blue and turning Elysian Park into a giant latrine. Chad Kline of Echo Park was walking his dog, Lola, early Friday morning when he saw fans hiking...
  • U.N. peacekeepers authorized for Central African Republic

    The United Nations Security Council on Thursday unanimously authorized a nearly 12,000-member peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic, where fighting between Christians and Muslims has been raging for months. The U.N. force will take over...
  • Machinima Hires Cable Exec Chad Gutstein as CEO

    Machinima announced that it has hired Chad Gutstein, previously chief operating officer of arts cable network Ovation, as its new CEO. Announcement comes after the YouTube multichannel network announced an $18 million investment led by Warner Bros....
  • Chad to withdraw peacekeeping troops from Central African Republic

    Chad's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that it would withdraw its 850 peacekeeping troops from the African Union mission in the neighboring Central African Republic. The move follows criticism from human rights organizations and Christian militants after...
  • Biden Tells L.A. Crowd That 'Much More' Needs to Be Done on LGBT Rights

    Vice President Joseph Biden, addressing the gala dinner of the Human Rights Campaign in downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, said that "there's so much more to be done" on LGBT rights, including passage of federal legislation that would prevent employers...
  • They didn't cancel my Air Canada ticket -- now what?

    They didn't cancel my Air Canada ticket -- now what?
    When Chad Cleven cancels his Air Canada ticket, he expects a refund in a few weeks. But it never comes. Now the airline wants to keep his money. What's going on? Q: A few months ago I purchased a nonrefundable airline ticket directly from Air Canada...
  • U.S. military in Chad to help search for missing Nigerian schoolgirls

    The Pentagon has sent about 80 U.S. military personnel and several surveillance drones to Chad to help in the search for more than 200 school girls who were kidnapped by Islamic militants five weeks ago in neighboring northern Nigeria, the White House...