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  • Pro-democracy marchers fill streets in Hong Kong

    Braving heat and rain showers, and hoisting signs with slogans such as “Universal suffrage!” marchers filled the streets of Hong Kong on Tuesday to press for greater democracy in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Demonstrators packed...
  • Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement

    Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement
    Nearly 800,000 people voted in a nonbinding Hong Kong referendum aimed at agitating for greater democracy, organizers said early Monday, and the semi-autonomous Chinese city was bracing for hundreds of thousands of people to march through the streets...
  • Hong Kong votes in unofficial democracy poll in defiance of China

    Hong Kong votes in unofficial democracy poll in defiance of China
    More than 780,000 votes were cast by Sunday, the final day of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by local and mainland Chinese authorities. Hong Kong, a free-wheeling,...
  • Pictures in the News | June 27, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where U.S. soccer fans on the Hermosa Beach Pier had much to celebrate as their team's loss to Germany still allowed the U.S. to advance into the Cup's knockout round. Over in Anaheim, exuberant young...
  • A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge

    A dramatic decline in suicides: Back from the edge
    In the 1990s China had one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Young rural women in particular were killing themselves at an alarming rate. In recent years, however, China's suicides have declined to among the lowest rates in the world. In 2002...
  • Kelsey Grammer trades 'Frasier' for villains and tough guys

     Kelsey Grammer trades 'Frasier' for villains and tough guys
    With his stentorian voice and pompous whiff of erudition, Kelsey Grammer cemented a spot in TV history playing Dr. Frasier Crane for 20 years, first on "Cheers" and then on "Frasier." But now, since Grammer's 2011-12 Starz series "Boss" effectively...
  • This is one toy commercial that goes on waaaaay too long

    There's only one thing anyone really needs to know about "Transformers: Age of Extinction," Michael Bay's fourth exercise in robot-on-robot violence and aggressive product placement: at nearly 3 hours, it's the longest "Transformers" movie yet. Any...
  • In 'Transformers: Age of Extinction,' things get Bayed — big time

    After nearly three hours in the crucible that is "Transformers: Age of Extinction," a sort of shorthand might be helpful to discuss the fourth edition of the ginormous action franchise ruled by the iron fist of director Michael Bay. To that end, let's...
  • China to Give Film Industry Cash Injection

    HONG KONG - China's film industry is to benefit from a government stimulus package, it was announced on Thursday. According to official news agency Xinhua there will be a cash injection of RMB1 billion ($163 million), provided by a cluster of ministries....
  • With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom

    With new rules, China tightens screws on press freedom
    For the past few months, freelance investigative journalist Ji Xuguang has been researching a story on the Chinese government’s program of demolishing people’s homes to make way for development projects. He planned to pitch it to one of his...
  • Hong Kong Director Ann Hui's 'The Golden Era' To Close Venice Film Festival

    ROME - Prominent and prolific Hong Kong helmer Ann Hui's "The Golden Era" has been selected as the closer at the Venice Film Festival where Hui will head the jury of the fest's Horizons section, dedicated to innovation and originality in global...