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  • Thailand: Millions kept from voting by anti-government protests

    Thailand: Millions kept from voting by anti-government protests
    BANGKOK — Protesters blocked polling stations and obstructed ballot boxes in parts of Bangkok and southern Thailand on Sunday, disrupting a contentious national election that appeared unlikely to resolve the country’s long-running political...
  • Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo

    Review: 'Cockroaches' by Jo Nesbo
    What is it with Scandinavians? They've got the highest quality of life in the world, thanks to a non-insane attitude toward social welfare and state paternalism. They have sublime landscapes and really cool mythology. And yet, culturally, the Nordic...
  • Thailand protesters storm finance, foreign ministries

    NEW DELHI -- Blowing whistles and calling for the prime minister to resign, anti-government demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s finance and foreign ministries Monday, joining thousands who poured into the streets of the Thai capital of...
  • Protesters storm Thailand army headquarters in bid to oust premier

    Protesters storm Thailand army headquarters in bid to oust premier
    BANGKOK, Thailand -- Hundreds of demonstrators forced their way into Thailand’s army headquarters Friday, the latest building targeted in anti-government protests aimed at unseating Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Shortly after noon,...
  • At least one dead in Thailand protests

    At least one dead in Thailand protests
    BANGKOK, Thailand – Anti-government protests turned violent Saturday with at least one person killed in the Thai capital after opponents and supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra clashed. Protests had remained relatively peaceful over...
  • Thailand unrest grows as protesters attempt 'people's coup'

    BANGKOK, Thailand – Riot police fired tear gas Sunday at anti-government protesters armed with petrol bombs trying to force their way into the prime minister’s complex and police headquarters, intensifying Thailand’s political crisis and...
  • Pictures in the News | Nov. 27, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where travelers wait in line to check in at the Los Angeles International Airport. More than 43 million people are to travel over the long holiday weekend, according to AAA. Also, President...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 2, 2013

     
    Mondays Pictures in the News begins in the Southern California, where fans pay tribute to actor Paul Walker at the crash site in Valencia, California. Walker died midproduction on 'Fast & Furious 7'; how it will be dealt with on-screen is unknown. Also...
  • Nicolas Winding Refn: 'I Approach Everything Like a Pin-Up Magazine

    MARRAKECH, Morocco- While in Marakkech to give a masterclass and participate in a tribute to Scandinavian cinema, Danish helmer Nicolas Winding Refn sat with journos and discuss his projects and philosophy on filmmaking. The director, who showed up...
  • Thai prime minister asks monarchy to dissolve parliament

    NEW DELHI — In the latest twist of Thailand's political crisis, beleaguered Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday that she had petitioned the monarchy to dissolve parliament and hold new elections as a fresh wave of protesters descended...
  • Technicolor Shutters Glendale Lab as Film's Fadeout Continues

    Technicolor's decision to close its Glendale film lab shows just how quickly the photochemical film business is approaching extinction. The lab, which employed 39 people, was devoted to processing 65mm negatives and striking 70mm prints for Imax and...