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  • ISRAEL: Carmel fire is finally under control

     
    The massive aerial offensive is over. The efforts of dozens of assorted aircraft that flew hundreds of sorties in three days were crowned by two round trips of the gigantic Evergreen supertanker that finished off the job, the peak of......
  • Rodriguez: The 'Mad Men' mystique

    Rodriguez: The 'Mad Men' mystique
    Who the heck would want to be like Betty or her ad man ex, Don? That's what I asked myself recently when I passed a Banana Republic window display featuring the retailer's new "Mad Men"-inspired clothing collection. "Are you a Betty?" read a poster with...
  • ISRAEL: Concern over Latin American recognition of Palestinian state

     
    First came Brazil. In a public letter addressed to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas last week, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said his country "recognizes a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders." The statement came in response...
  • George Clooney lobbies for attention to situation in Sudan [video]

     
    After a recent visit to Sudan, George Clooney has released a video to raise awareness of the situation in Africa's largest nation in terms of area, in the hopes of heading off a civil war. "We were late to the......
  • Civil War buffs hold their fire

    Civil War buffs hold their fire
    Note to all the Civil War reenactors out there who like to run around shooting old guns: The second-annual Civil War Day planned for Saturday in Parkton might not be for you. Redeemer Lutheran Church is putting on the free event from noon to 6:30 p.m. to...
  • Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega dubbed 'Chavez Mini-Me' in leaked U.S. cables

     
    The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, has received almost $1 billion in aid from President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela -- sometimes in "suitcases full of cash" sent from Caracas -- a relationship that prompted a U.S. diplomat to dub Ortega a "Chavez...
  • Colombia's Alvaro Uribe reached out to rebels, rebels to the U.S., cables show

     
    Colombia's right-wing former president, Alvaro Uribe, sought contact in the final months of his term with the FARC guerrilla army in an effort to set "road maps" for new peace talks during the government of his successor, Juan Manuel Santos, leaked U.S....
  • LEBANON: Hezbollah strays from Iranian line on WikiLeaks, praises its disclosures

     
    Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah appears to have acknowledged the credibility of WikiLeaks, breaking with the official stance of the group's patron, Iran, that the leaked diplomatic cables are part of some American and Israeli-backed conspiracy. By...
  • Live review: Night 1 of KROQ's Almost Acoustic Christmas

     
    The holiday season is a time for traditions. Be it the dog-chewed Frosty the Snowman ornament or a rarely used broccoli casserole recipe, customs often waft between nostalgic comfort and forced ritual. Saturday night at the Gibson Amphitheatre was no........
  • What Obama said about Richard Holbrooke just before learning of the diplomat's death (Updated)

     
    Democrat president praises veteran special envoy at another holiday party not knowing Holbrooke was nearing death....
  • ISRAEL: Jerusalem Marathon runs into politics

     
    When Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat invited people to participate in the Jerusalem Marathon, he called it a "challenging sporting event." Still 100 days away, the city's first full marathon is already giving the mayor -- a five-time marathoner himself --........