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  • South Korea wins gold in women's short-track 3,000-meter relay

    South Korea wins gold in women's short-track 3,000-meter relay
    SOCHI, Russia — South Korea won the women's Olympic short track 3,000-meter relay, passing China on the last lap to take the lead. The team of Cho Ha-ri, Kim Alang, Park Seung-hi and Shim Suk-hee crossed the finish line first Tuesday after Shim...
  • The right skater won Olympic gold

    In any other sport, it would have been cause for celebration -- an unknown youngster pulls out all the stops to upset a legendary but aging star on the biggest stage of all. But when 17-year-old Russian Adelina Sotnikova unexpectedly captured the...
  • Baseball: Cathedral faces team from South Korea

     L.A. Cathedral is facing a team from South Korea, Yatap High, in a baseball exhibition on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park in the City of Commerce. It will be a nine-inning game.   Eric.sondheimer@latimes.com  
  • Progress, Rwandan style

    KIGALI, Rwanda — Twenty years ago Monday, the state of Rwanda set about trying to hack itself out of existence. Starting on April 7, 1994, Hutu extremists, in a premeditated 100-day campaign, systematically butchered close to 1 million Tutsis...
  • Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

     Free trade on steroids: The threat of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
    Many supporters of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, trade agreement are arguing that its fate rests on President Obama's bilateral talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan this week. If Japan and the United States can sort out...
  • North, South Korea exchange artillery fire

    North, South Korea exchange artillery fire
    North Korea fired more than 100 artillery rounds into South Korean waters as part of a drill on Monday, prompting the South to fire back, officials in Seoul said, but the exercise appeared to be more saber rattling from Pyongyang rather than the start...
  • From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy

    From Russia with dread; Sochi lacks joy
    SOCHI, Russia – From the gently rolling Black Sea to the jagged Caucasus Mountains, from gleaming modern stadiums to colorfully ancient Matryoshka dolls, the Sochi Olympics open Friday with every conceivable natural wonder except one. There is a...
  • South Korean Exhibition Giant CJ-CGV Aggressively Expands Empire

    China's Wanda Group may have made headlines in 2012 with its $2.3 billion acquisition of U.S. exhib AMC Entertainment, but South Korea's CJ-CGV might be Asia's most ambitious cinema operator, with stakes in China and Vietnam, and eyes on Malaysia,...
  • North Korea test-launches 2 medium-range missiles

    SEOUL –- North Korea test-launched two medium-range ballistic missiles early Wednesday in violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, officials said. The South Korean military said the missiles were launched just after 2:30 a.m. and flew for a...
  • Bac Films Scores Asian Deals On 'Human Capital' At Hong Kong Filmart

    PARIS- Bac Films has locked key Asian deals on Paolo Virzi's Italian B.O. hit "Human Capital" ("Il capital Umano") at Hong Kong's Filmart. Bac Films' sales manager Clementine Hugot, who was on hand to shop "Human Capital" at the market, inked deals...
  • 'The Grandmaster' Grandly Masters Asian Film Awards

    MACAU - Martial arts fantasy "The Grandmaster" dominated proceedings at the Asian Film Awards on Thursday. The picture, which has also been the most commercially successful outing for director Wong Kar-wai, claimed seven wins at the AFAs. They included...