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  • Sarajevo Festival Focuses on New Challenges to Old Worlds

    LONDON -- Nine titles compete for the Heart of Sarajevo, the main prize of the Sarajevo Film Festival, which runs Aug. 15-23. Five of those nine are debuts, and three are world premieres. Many of the pics center on the tensions that surface when...
  • Man who allegedly hoped to join ISIS arrested at John Wayne Airport

    Man who allegedly hoped to join ISIS arrested at John Wayne Airport
    An Orange County man who allegedly told federal agents that he was going overseas to help the Al Qaeda breakaway group ISIS is set to be arraigned Monday on charges of lying on a U.S. passport application. Adam Dandach,  also known as Fadi Fadi Dandach,...
  • O.C. man accused of planning to join terror group pleads not guilty

    O.C. man accused of planning to join terror group pleads not guilty
    A 20-year-old Orange County man who is accused of wanting to help an Islamic terrorist group in Syria pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts related to passport fraud. Adam Dandach, also known as Fadi Fadi Dandach, was about to board a flight at John...
  • L.A.'s traffic the worst in U.S., but Rio de Janeiro, Moscow the pits

    Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the U.S., according to a report by TomTom, the GPS navigation device maker, and two more California cities make the top 10 list. But take heart, Angelenos: Traffic here isn't as bad as Moscow or Rio de Janeiro, one...
  • Sky players' experience playing overseas

    Sky players' experience playing overseas
    Many WNBA players suit up for teams overseas during the offseason. That inclues seven of the 13 players currently on the Sky roster. RedEye chatted to three of them about their favorite—and least favorite—parts of living abroad.  ...
  • Death toll in Turkey mine accident passes 270

    Death toll in Turkey mine accident passes 270
    The death toll in one of Turkey's worst mining disasters climbed to more than 270 on Thursday, and protesters took to the streets in several cities, accusing the ruling party of lax regulation, corruption and close ties to the mining industry. At...
  • Turks' anger builds as mine death toll hits 282

    Turks' anger builds as mine death toll hits 282
    As public fury mounted Thursday along with the casualty toll in what officials were describing as Turkey’s deadliest mine accident, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan found himself on the defensive in the wake of a seemingly tone-deaf response to...
  • Search for victims in Turkey mine disaster ends; death toll is 301

    Search for victims in Turkey mine disaster ends; death toll is 301
    The search for survivors of Turkey’s worst mining accident of modern times ended Saturday with the recovery of two more bodies, the country’s energy minister said, leaving the death toll in the Soma mine disaster at 301. The catastrophe...
  • CANNES: Russell Crowe's 'Water Diviner' Heading for Weinstein Co. in U.S.

    The Weinstein Co. is in talks to acquire U.S. rights to Russell Crowe's directorial debut, "The Water Diviner," following a May 15 promotional presentation at the Cannes Film Festival. Crowe screened 12 minutes of footage at the event at the Majestic...
  • Eco-tourism rises as Iran's currency woes clip travelers' wings

    In a building full of shops selling nightgowns and wedding dresses, three young women in the modest offices of the Zhivar Tourist Agency chat up clients about prospective vacation spots in Iran. Business is good. The falling value of Iran's currency,...
  • 'Reconciliation' takes hold in embattled Syria town

    TAL KHALAKH, Syria — For more than a year, Ghassan Eid didn't speak to his son, Khaled, who abandoned his job as a policeman and joined the armed rebels. "I was ashamed," recalled the father, a shop owner in Tal Khalakh, long renowned as a...