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  • Motive unsettled in slayings of Muslim students in North Carolina

    Motive unsettled in slayings of Muslim students in North Carolina
    In early January, Amira Abu-Salha drove to her daughter Yusor's apartment to return her wedding dress. Yusor had just moved in with her husband shortly after their Dec. 27 wedding. Minutes after she parked, Abu-Salha said, she was accosted by an irate...
  • Istanbul police kill woman carrying bomb near police HQ

    In a second evening of violence in Istanbul, police killed a woman Wednesday carrying a bomb near the city's main police headquarters, an official said. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin also said that a second person escaped and that a policeman was...
  • Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition

    Rep. Schiff, System of a Down share goal of Armenian Genocide recognition
    While the alternative rock band System of a Down plans to use the concert stage this month as a platform to push for formal recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the United States and Turkey, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), is using his influence as a...
  • Editorial: In support of Schiff's resolve

    Editorial: In support of Schiff's resolve
    It’s been such an oft-repeated action that it’s almost a familiar tradition for Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) to introduce a resolution calling on our president to seek the Republic of Turkey’s unequivocal acknowledgment of the Armenian...
  • It's time for Turkey to recognize the Armenian genocide

    It's time for Turkey to recognize the Armenian genocide
    "Concealing or denying evil is like allowing a wound to keep bleeding without bandaging it." — Pope Francis, speaking to Armenians at the Vatican Amid World War I's carnage but far from Europe's trenches, Turkish leaders of the crumbling Ottoman...
  • 818 Roundup: Reps. introduce resolution seeking acknowledgment of Armenian Genocide; New La Cañada Flintridge City Council

    818 Roundup: Reps. introduce resolution seeking acknowledgment of Armenian Genocide; New La Cañada Flintridge City Council
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, March 19, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 76 degrees and a low of 56 degrees with patchy fog during the day, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: -...
  • VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey

    VU students, faculty arrange to have ancient tablets returned to Turkey
    Pieces of ancient history are on a journey home thanks to the work of students and faculty at Valparaiso University. Turkish dignitaries were present at the university's Art Student Exhibition in the Brauer Museum of Art to sign a Memorandum of...
  • '1915' a creative take on Armenian genocide

    '1915' a creative take on Armenian genocide
    Just this week, Turkey recalled its ambassador to the Vatican after Pope Francis remarked on the Ottoman Turks' genocide of Armenians 100 years ago. As the historical debate rages on, artistic representations of the event have lagged. An IMDb keyword...
  • Armenians praise Pope's comments

    Armenians praise Pope's comments
    Local leaders and community members are praising Pope Francis for his remarks from the Vatican this past weekend that categorized the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire in 1915 as the first genocide of the 20th century....
  • Armenian Genocide remarks by Pope Francis bring about swift, strong local reaction

    It wasn’t so much what he said as how he said it. When Pope Francis used the term “genocide” on Sunday to describe the massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, he was not breaking new ground. Pope John Paul II had...
  • Reps. introduce resolution to recognize Armenian Genocide

    Reps. introduce resolution to recognize Armenian Genocide
    Together with more than 40 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has again introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on President Obama to restore Armenian-Turkish relations and seek the Republic of Turkey’s...