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  • Elephant, Rhino Poaching Is A Brutal Disaster

    Elephant, Rhino Poaching Is A Brutal Disaster
    We've heard about the war on terrorism and the war against drugs, but there is another war that has gone on for decades — the war on poaching — and it's about time we give it just as much attention. On Sept. 26 in New York City, the...
  • Myanmar talks with Kachin rebels yield agreement but no cease-fire

    Myanmar talks with Kachin rebels yield agreement but no cease-fire
    YANGON, Myanmar -- One day after a seven-point agreement was signed between ethnic Kachin rebels and the Myanmar government, analysts and members of the Kachin community expressed skepticism that this represented much of a breakthrough. The two sides...
  • 5 myths about being deaf

    5 myths about being deaf
    In a "Project Runway" season where fights between contestants raged for hours, one of the finalists took refuge in what some would consider a disability: being deaf. Justin LeBlanc would turn down the volume on his cochlear implant or completely...
  • Thornburg's Developing World Fund is ahead of its peers

    This has been a tough year for emerging-markets investors. Fueled by unrest in Brazil and a sluggish economy in China, the broad MSCI emerging-markets index is down 14% this year. The drop has been led by stock market sell-offs in Brazil (-26% in...
  • PASSINGS: Lo Hsing Han, Joe Conley

    PASSINGS: Lo Hsing Han, Joe Conley
    Lo Hsing Han Ex-drug kingpin and business tycoon Lo Hsing Han, 80, a former drug kingpin and business tycoon once dubbed the "Godfather of Heroin" by the U.S. government, died Saturday at his home in Myanmar's main city of Yangon. The cause was not...
  • Around Town: Singing at the pier and helping out in Thailand

    Around Town: Singing at the pier and helping out in Thailand
    Notables Performing her patriotic duties Jenn Lucas sang the national anthem at the Huntington Beach Pier on the Fourth of July with Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper by her side. Lucas was also last year's national anthem singer. She is the former...
  • Threat of military coup hangs over Thailand unrest

    Threat of military coup hangs over Thailand unrest
    A day after street protests turned deadly in Thailand, the head of the army declined on Friday to rule out a military coup d'etat to quell escalating violence as pro- and anti-government forces head toward a contentious Feb. 2 election. Opponents of...
  • Ex-soldiers accused of guarding drug cartels, plot to kill DEA agent

    An Army officer with more than 20 years in uniform has been indicted in New York, accused of acting as a contract killer and the leader of a band of mercenaries who provided security for international drug cartels, officials said Friday.  Joseph...
  • Runaway production leaves California in the lurch

    Runaway production leaves California in the lurch
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California Legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and television industry or, one day, will the...
  • Movie, TV business decamping from Hollywood

    Movie, TV business decamping from Hollywood
    How much longer can Hollywood claim to be the movie capital of the world? Can the California legislature reverse the slide of film production away from Los Angeles simply by enhancing tax credits for the movie and TV industry or, one day, will the...
  • Thai protests forcing choice between coup d'etat and continued chaos

    Thai protests forcing choice between coup d'etat and continued chaos
    A massive protest against the government of Thailand on Monday occupied seven key intersections in teeming Bangkok, paralyzing traffic in the city of 12 million and forcing schools and businesses to close, news agencies reported. Though the...