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  • Spanish officials halt building demolition after four nights of riots

    Spanish authorities Friday halted the demolition of a popular community center in Barcelona after four nights of fierce riots by opponents who set trash bins on fire and smashed shop windows just before the summer tourist season. It was some of the...
  • As South Africa elections approach, disillusionment is leading

    On a red-dust wasteland at the edge of this South African shantytown, little white pegs in the ground mark the government's assurance that it would provide running water and electricity before Wednesday's national elections. It was a promise never kept....
  • Baltimore police car reported stolen from Catonsville

    Baltimore police car reported stolen from Catonsville
    A Baltimore police car was stolen while it was parked overnight in Catonsville, Baltimore County police said. A city officer reported the theft to county authorities at 6:41 a.m., Baltimore County police Corp. John Wachter said. The unmarked 2014...
  • Church compound raided in probe of South Korean ferry tragedy

    Church compound raided in probe of South Korean ferry tragedy
    South Korean authorities raided a sprawling compound south of Seoul on Wednesday in an unsuccessful search for a reclusive millionaire with ties to the doomed Sewol ferry. Tycoon Yoo Byeong-eun is wanted for questioning in connection with Cheonghaejin...
  • Review: Ruben Salazar documentary; a life in the midst of the news

    Review: Ruben Salazar documentary; a life in the midst of the news
    Ruben Salazar, who wrote for the Los Angeles Times from 1959 until his death in 1970, when he was shot with a tear gas shell as he sat in an East Los Angeles bar while a demonstration became a riot outside, is the subject of a new documentary, "Ruben...
  • Vietnam mobs torch foreign factories in anti-China protests

    Vietnam mobs torch foreign factories in anti-China protests
    Thousands of anti-China protesters ransacked, looted and set fire to foreign-run factories in southern Vietnam on Tuesday and Wednesday in a wave of violence sparked by a dispute over China’s placement of an oil rig in waters claimed by both...
  • Twitter critics take on LAPD after NY police hit on social media

    Twitter critics take on LAPD after NY police hit on social media
    A Twitter backlash against New York City police has spread to the West Coast with people posting critical comments and photos of the Los Angeles Police Department. The New York Police Department was hit with a barrage of negative publicity after...
  • Calm returns to Syrian refugee camp in Jordan after deadly clash

    AMMAN, Jordan -- The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan was under heavy police presence and restricted access Sunday, a day after stone-throwing Syrian refugees clashed with anti-riot police, leaving one resident shot to death, according to official and media...
  • Pro-Russia protesters seize buildings in eastern Ukraine

    MOSCOW -- Pro-Russia demonstrators on Sunday seized at least three government buildings in industrial cities of eastern Ukraine, which has been plagued by demonstrations in favor of stronger ties to Moscow. Early in the day several hundred demonstrators...
  • Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot

    Amid party debris, calm returns to student enclave after riot
    ISLA VISTA, Calif. — The scene Monday on Del Playa Drive was a curious, uniquely Isla Vista mix: part laid-back beach vibe, part riot aftermath. Beach towels fluttered over cliffside balconies as UC Santa Barbara students enjoyed spring weather....
  • Fewer than 10% cited, held at spring break riot are tied to UCSB

    Fewer than 10% of the more than 400 citations and arrests made during a massive party-turned-riot in Isla Vista over the weekend were tied to students at nearby UC Santa Barbara, authorities said, reinforcing arguments from locals that outsiders were...