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  • WHO asks Canada to justify restricting travel from Ebola zone

    The World Health Organization is asking Canada to justify its decision to restrict travel from the West African nations hardest hit by Ebola. The Canadian government announced Friday that it would no longer issue travel visas or process permanent...
  • United Nations holds a summit at Jewel's Catch One

    United Nations holds a summit at Jewel's Catch One
    On Tuesday night, L.A.’s must-see live set of the week was at Jewel’s Catch One, the African American lesbian dance club in Mid-City. L.A.’s hipster elite was out in full force, including Este Haim, superproducer Jon Brion and all...
  • IFC Films Snaps Up Saverio Costanzo's Romance 'Hungry Hearts'

    IFC films has acquired North American rights to Saverio Costanzo's romance "Hungry Hearts," starring Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher and Roberta Maxwell. Mimi Steinbauer's Radiant Films Intl. is selling foreign rights at AFM. Producers are Mario Gianani...
  • The return of Palestinian unilateralism

    The return of Palestinian unilateralism
    It sometimes seems as if the see-saw debate about the true intentions of Mahmoud Abbas and his Palestinian Authority has been with us for an eternity. One day, we'll be saying that Abbas is genuinely a moderate, that he really is committed to a two-...
  • Interpol: This 'three-legged dog' can still hunt

    Interpol: This 'three-legged dog' can still hunt
    Interpol drummer Sam Fogarino feels the band has "totally revitalized" in the four years since they lost founding bassist Carlos Dengler, took a hiatus and reconvened to record their new album, "El Pintor." Following his bandmate's exit, and during some...
  • EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks

    EU economic growth outlook dims on rising geopolitical risks
    The European Union cut its economic growth forecasts for the region, saying rising geopolitical risks in Ukraine and the Middle East and a broader global slowdown have eroded business and consumer confidence since the spring. The downgraded outlook,...
  • Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat

    Russia recognizes Ukraine separatists, provoking new sanctions threat
    Russia's Foreign Ministry announced Monday that it will "respect the will" of separatist voters in eastern Ukraine who elected leaders for their proclaimed independent republics in defiance of international warnings that their actions were illegal....
  • Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote

    Pro-Russia separatists defy warnings, hold 'sovereign' vote
    Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in elections condemned by the international community as illegal and a violation of a cease-fire already teetering on the verge of collapse. Results of the elections in Donetsk and Luhansk...
  • Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove

    Ebola is 'not a death sentence,' U.S. cases prove
    When Amber Vinson walked out of Emory University Hospital in Atlanta on Tuesday, she became the sixth person in the country to be successfully treated for a disease that kills 70% of its victims in Africa, but has so far killed only one in the United...
  • A glimmer of hope in Africa: Is Liberia getting Ebola under control?

    In the Ebola crisis, one seizes on hope where one finds it. At the moment, its unlikely location is Liberia, where World Health Organization officials are cautiously -- very cautiously, hinting that the wave of cases there may be ebbing.  "It appears...
  • Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests

    Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests
    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban froze plans on Friday to impose a tax on Internet traffic, climbing down in the face of massive street protests and warnings from the European Union that the levy was a mistake. Opponents of the tax, who said it...