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  • World of woe, little hope of relief, await U.N. General Assembly

     
    Global Focus: When 120 world leaders and thousands in their entourages gather at the United Nations next week, the woes of the world will be on stage in all their tragic detail: a civil war in Syria, the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran, reignited ethnic...
  • Bo Xilai scandal: Wang Lijun on trial for bribe-taking, defection

     
    BEIJING -- Wang Lijun, the Chinese police chief who touched off a far-reaching political scandal in February when he sought refuge at a U.S. consulate, stood trial Tuesday on charges of bribe-taking and “bending the law for selfish ends.”...
  • Death toll in Pakistani factory fires rises to 314

     
    Authorities Wednesday raised to 314 the death toll from two massive fires that engulfed factories in Pakistan’s largest cities and renewed questions about a lack of adherence to fire safety measures in the South Asian nation....
  • Chinese state media implicate fallen politician in murder scandal

     
    For the first time, Chinese state media appear to have implicated fallen Communist Party official Bo Xilai in the murder scandal that has gripped the country, reporting that he angrily rebuked the local police chief, Wang Lijun when told that Bo's wife,...
  • Former police chief in China gets 15-year sentence in scandal

     
    BEIJING – The Chinese police chief who fled to a U.S. consulate in February and set off a messy, sprawling political scandal involving murder was convicted Monday on charges of abuse of power, defection bribe-taking and “bending the law for...
  • 2,000 brawl at dorm for Foxconn workers in China; factory shut

     
    BEIJING -- A brawl involving about 2,000 workers broke out Sunday night at a dormitory that houses Foxconn employees in China’s Shanxi province....
  • Seven sentenced in bribery scheme at Navy base

     
    Four former government workers and three defense contractors were sentenced in San Diego federal court Tuesday for their roles in a bribery scheme involving Navy warplanes being repaired at North Island Naval Air Station in Coronado....
  • Sewage spill closes part of Dana Point Harbor to swimming

     
    Part of Dana Point Harbor was closed Tuesday to swimming and diving because of a sewage spill, Orange County health officials reported....
  • Ex-L.A. housing official sentenced to 51 months in fraud scheme

     
    A former construction official with the Los Angeles housing authority has been sentenced to 51 months in federal prison for conspiring with his two brothers to steal more than $500,000 from the city agency....
  • Assessor Noguez keeps $192,000 salary despite charges

     
    Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez will continue to get paid his full salary unless he is convicted of a crime, resigns or is removed from office, county officials said Wednesday. Noguez, who earned $192,000 last year; his aide Mark......
  • D.A.: Assessor 'turned his back' on taxpayers, accepted bribes

     
    Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez accepted $185,000 in bribes and cost taxpayers $1.16 million, according to charges filed Wednesday as part of a yearlong political corruption probe into the office that determines property taxes on more than 2...