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  • PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno

    PASSINGS: Martin Pakledinaz, Marvin Traub, Leon Schlumpf, Robert Reno
    Martin Pakledinaz Tony-winning costume designer Tony Award winner Martin Pakledinaz, 58, who was one of Broadway's most sought-after costume designers, died Sunday at his New York City home after a long battle with cancer, said Patrick Herold, his...
  • Pakistani court strikes down contempt immunity for prime minister

     
    Pakistan's Supreme Court rules against government: The Pakistani Supreme Court on Friday struck down a controversial law that critics contend was enacted solely to shield the new prime minister from suffering the same fate as his predecessor, who was...
  • Sweden tops, Yemen last in getting most out of Internet, study says

     
    Worldwide, Sweden gets the most out of using the Internet, according to a new study from a foundation that seeks to expand access to the Web....
  • Roman Polanski sex assault victim writing memoir

     
    The woman who Roman Polanski was convicted of sexually assaulting in L.A. when she was a teenager will pen a memoir she says promises new insight into the scandal....
  • Swiss freeze $1 billion tied to leaders targeted in Arab Spring

     
    Switzerland has frozen more than $1 billion connected to leaders who were toppled or are still being battled in Arab Spring uprisings, Swiss official Valentin Zellweger told reporters....
  • Some EU nations rejecting Syrians seeking asylum

     
    While the European Union denounces the escalating violence in Syria, not all of its countries have welcomed fleeing Syrians with open arms, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday. Some countries on the eastern edges of the European Union are...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 10 – 16, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Pakistan PM agrees to allow Swiss to revive Zardari graft case

     
    Pakistan’s prime minister told a Supreme Court panel Tuesday that his government would no longer stand in the way of a revival of a longstanding graft case in Switzerland against President Asif Ali Zardari, a decision that could help tamp down...
  • Pictures in the News | December 14, 2012

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News starts with the holiday spirit with a home, known as the "Christmas House." The home is decorated with approximately 65,000 lights using about four miles of wiring, in Richmond, Virginia. On the other side of the planet, a...
  • The Week in Pictures | February 18 – 24

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Lakers greats past and present showed up to remember the team's owner, Dr. Jerry Buss, who died Monday from liver failure. Former coach Phil Jackson fought back tears, Shaquille O'Neal recalls...
  • Pictures in the News | February 18, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | February 18, 2013...