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  • Local students honored at art competition hosted by Rep. Schiff

    Local students honored at art competition hosted by Rep. Schiff
    Three local students were honored recently at the annual 28th District Congressional Art Competition Exhibit in Van De Kamp Hall at Descanso Gardens in La Caņada Flintridge, hosted by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Christine J. Lee, a student at Clark...
  • While international majority agrees, recognition of Armenian Genocide still a tough sell for some

    While international majority agrees, recognition of Armenian Genocide still a tough sell for some
    When parties in the Austrian Parliament this week signed a declaration calling the slaughter of Armenians by the Ottoman Turks that began in 1915 a genocide, the Republic of Turkey issued a statement saying it would leave “permanent stains on...
  • U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program

    U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program
    The White House is considering revamping its overseas hostage-rescue program after CIA drone strikes that mistakenly killed an American and an Italian held captive by terrorists in Pakistan, the latest incident to reveal gaps in U.S. counter-terrorism...
  • Drone killings reopen debate on U.S. hostage policy

    Drone killings reopen debate on U.S. hostage policy
    It wasn't until three months after a U.S. drone blasted a suspected al-Qaida compound in Pakistan that America's spies figured out that an aid worker from Rockville had been killed, the White House said this week. The deaths of Warren Weinstein, who...
  • American, Italian hostages killed in US drone strike

    Blaming the "fog of war," President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two other Americans who had leadership roles with the...
  • Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian genocide victims from House floor

    Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian genocide victims from House floor
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) read from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday the names of 1,000 people killed during the Armenian genocide. After business concluded in the House for the day, Schiff spent an hour reading the names...
  • Obama takes 'full responsibility' for drone strikes that killed hostages

    Obama takes 'full responsibility' for drone strikes that killed hostages
    Blaming the "fog of war," President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two other Americans who had leadership roles with the...
  • Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan

    Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan
    — When the U.S. military targeted a suspected al-Qaida compound on the lawless border between Pakistan and Afghanistan in January, President Barack Obama said Thursday, intelligence officials didn't know the group was holding an aid worker from...
  • Amid Armenia's troubled past, US politicians tread carefully

    WASHINGTON Ghostly Armenian remembrances haunt the nation's capital, heartbreaking, but often incomplete. An abandoned bank building stands empty downtown, the site of a long-planned Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial that's buried beneath...
  • Hostage deaths show risks of US intelligence gaps on al-Qaida

    WASHINGTON The deaths of two hostages in a U.S. attack on an al-Qaida hideout in Pakistan underscore how the lack of accurate, on-the-ground intelligence can have tragic consequences in counterterrorism operations. "The value and efficacy of drone...
  • 818 Roundup: Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor; Body found at hotel

    818 Roundup: Rep. Schiff reads names of Armenian Genocide victims on House floor; Body found at hotel
    Good morning, 818! Today is Thursday, April 23, 2015. Temperatures for today are forecasted to reach a high of 69 degrees and a low of 52 with cloudy skies throughout the day, according to the National Weather Service. Here are you local headlines:...