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  • Kenya mall attack: All hostages believed freed, officials say

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenyan officials said early Tuesday that the violent standoff at an upscale shopping mall was drawing to a close and that all hostages were believed to have been freed. "Our forces are combing the mall floor by floor looking for anyone...
  • Community & Clubs: Attend movie night; celebrate Soroptimists

    The Exchange Club of Newport Harbor will hold its 23rd annual movie screening on Oct. 10 at the Lido Theatre, according to past president Bob Wood. The featured movie is "Captain Phillips," which will be shown at 7 p.m. "Captain Phillips" is a...
  • Kenyan president declares victory, says mall siege over

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday spelled out the grim toll of an attack on a Nairobi shopping mall -- 67 dead, including six soldiers -- and declared an end to the hostage siege that terrified and shocked the...
  • Kenya shaken by new attacks while mourning victims of the mall siege

    NAIROBI, Kenya -- As Kenyans grieved Thursday for the scores killed in an assault on a Nairobi shopping mall, reports of two more attacks in the north of the country underscored continuing security problems. Kenyan authorities blamed the latest...
  • British 'White Widow' terror suspect fooled Kenyan police in 2011

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Kenyan police investigating an alleged terror cell in the city of Mombasa in 2011 walked into a house associated with one of its suspects and confronted a British woman with small children. She told them she was a tourist...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lincoln' on Showtime

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lincoln' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Recipe Rehab In premiere of this...
  • Maritime union hopes film on 2009 pirate attack will raise awareness

    Maritime union hopes film on 2009 pirate attack will raise awareness
    After Navy SEAL snipers killed three Somali pirates during the dramatic rescue of Capt. Richard Phillips off the Horn of Africa in 2009, the merchant mariner became an overnight star, lauded as a hero for sacrificing himself to save his cargo ship's crew....
  • Kenya says Nairobi mall siege is over, with 72 dead

    Kenya says Nairobi mall siege is over, with 72 dead
    NAIROBI, Kenya — President Uhuru Kenyatta declared an end to the Nairobi shopping mall siege after a final day of shooting and explosions Tuesday, but many key questions about the terrorist attack remained unanswered. In a somber speech to the...
  • Western intervention in Syria is long overdue (UPDATED)

    Syria is fast becoming the new Somalia -- a nation whose central government wields little control over the bulk of the country while feuding sects and gangs fight each other as well as the thoroughly discredited president, Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile,...
  • Look for tip-offs from UN General Assembly meeting

    PARIS -- You're probably thinking that there are better things to watch than the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly -- like maybe something featuring narcissistic birdbrains or pretentious toddlers. But you can actually get all of the...
  • NYFF 2013: Tom Hanks says he felt burden making 'Captain Phillips'

    NEW YORK -- Tom Hanks has played a lot of real people lately. In the spring he took to Broadway as columnist Mike McAlary in Nora Ephron’s “Lucky Guy.” Later this fall he’ll be seen on the big screen as Walt Disney in the fact-...