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  • In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic

    In war-torn Ukraine, a film festival as tonic
    In early May, this picturesque city on the Black Sea suffered a surprising, gruesome tragedy. Forty-eight people were killed when Ukrainian nationalists and pro-Russian separatists faced off in a bloody street fight that culminated in a fire at a trade-...
  • Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?

    Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?
    On the heels of a new State Department warning on travel to Israel, a rocket that landed near the Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to cancel U.S. flights to the country. Tourists may be able to rebook their...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 07/12/14

    Today's Birthday (07/12/14). You're on fire this year. Talk about your passion, with Mercury entering your sign tonight (along with Jupiter and the Sun). After 7/16, a creative surge inspires a productive year. Take advantage and save. Invest in long-term...
  • U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale

    U.S. intervention in Libya now seen as cautionary tale
    A group of U.S. diplomats arrived in Libya three years ago to a memorable reception: a throng of cheering men and women who pressed in on the startled group "just to touch us and thank us," recalled Susan Rice, President Obama's national security advisor....
  • Irvine council rejects changes to Friendship Cities program

    A split vote of the Irvine council this week sent proposed amendments to the city's suspended Friendship Cities program back to the city manager's office for revisions. The changes pertained to a country's human rights record and came about in...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 09/10/14

    Today's Birthday (09/10/14). Capture your flowering creativity this year. Communications and networking provide extra power through 12/23. After that, begin a new domestic phase. Family comes first. Spiritual and philosophical practices lead to deep...
  • Quake alerts' success spurs effort to complete early-warning system

    Quake alerts' success spurs effort to complete early-warning system
    When the 6.0 earthquake struck Napa County last month, a computer at a university lab here raced to warn agencies across the Bay Area. BART received an alert ordering trains to stop. San Francisco 911 operators had eight seconds to brace for an...
  • How earthquake waves move through rock

    To the editor: The article states that the warning alerts sent over this new system travel at the speed of light over wires and airwaves but the earthquake energy travels slower at the speed of sound, meaning the warnings arrive sooner. ("Quake alerts'...
  • Americans held by North Korea implore U.S. to send an envoy soon

    In a rare opportunity to speak with foreign media, the three Americans being detained by North Korea implored the United States to send someone to negotiate for their release. Matthew Miller, Jeffrey Fowle and Kenneth Bae spoke Monday to CNN and the...
  • Watching for an eruption in Iceland

     Watching for an eruption in Iceland
    Venezuela: Direct flights between the U.S. and Caracas have been reduced by 50 percent since January, the U.S. Embassy in Caracas said, thus travelers should book flights as early as possible and confirm itineraries. Especially important is confirming...
  • UCF football players unfazed by volcano threat

    UCF football players unfazed by volcano threat
    UCF players said they aren’t concerned about the Icelandic volcano eruption that could derail the team’s travel plans to Ireland. Aviation authorities raised the threat warning to red Saturday, indicating an eruption that could cause “...