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  • ‘Ender’s Game’ TV spot features alien battle scenes in space

     
    A new TV spot for “Ender's Game” is light on dialogue but heavy on space battle action scenes. The one-minute […]...
  • Four killed in Kenyan riots after slaying of Islamic cleric

    Four killed in Kenyan riots after slaying of Islamic cleric
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Four people were killed and a Christian church was burned in riots in the Kenyan city of Mombasa on Friday that followed the killing of a Muslim cleric the previous night. The Kenya Red Cross Society said seven other people...
  • Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath' champions the underdog

    Malcolm Gladwell's 'David and Goliath' champions the underdog
    What if we lived in a world where the weak were really strong, and all of our disadvantages could easily become advantages? In his new book, "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants," bestselling writer Malcolm Gladwell...
  • Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie set to face trial Sunday

    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood leader Badie set to face trial Sunday
    CAIRO -- The spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, who was arrested early Tuesday, will stand trial with other members of the Islamist organization on charges that include inciting murder, Egyptian prosecutors said. The arrest of Supreme Guide...
  • Britain asked to explain detention of Snowden reporter's partner

    Britain asked to explain detention of Snowden reporter's partner
    Pressure is building on British authorities to explain the use of anti-terrorism legislation to detain the partner of an American journalist who published information about U.S. surveillance leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward...
  • New videos from Syria spotlight conflict's brutality

    New video surfaced on the Internet on Thursday purporting to show Syrian rebel fighters killing 11 prisoners they accused of taking part in massacres by forces loyal to President Bashar Assad. It was the latest of many grisly videos that have...
  • TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring

    TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring
    The title of Stephen Frears' new docudrama, which debuts on HBO on Saturday, is obviously provocative: "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight." It could refer to many things — his bouts in the boxing ring, his complicated relationship with the public or...
  • Costa Mesa repeals ban on day laborer solicitation

    Costa Mesa repeals ban on day laborer solicitation
    The Costa Mesa City Council has repealed a law that banned day laborers from actively soliciting work on city streets. The council unanimously agreed last Tuesday to scrap the ordinance without discussion, the Daily Pilot reported. Costa Mesa's anti-...
  • At least 34 dead in Egypt as holiday turns violent

    At least 34 dead in Egypt as holiday turns violent
    CAIRO — Clouds of tear gas wafted into the air and gunshots rang out Sunday as supporters and opponents of Egypt’s military-backed government battled one another in the streets on a major holiday dedicated to the army — clashes that...
  • Arizona ban on panhandling found unconstitutional in Flagstaff case

    Arizona ban on panhandling found unconstitutional in Flagstaff case
    An Arizona law that makes it a crime to beg for money or food in public is unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled. The decision comes in response to a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona against the city of Flagstaff,...
  • Hungry and isolated, North Korea courting luxury travelers

    Hungry and isolated, North Korea courting luxury travelers
    With the exception of eccentric former NBA star Dennis Rodman, there are probably few people on the planet who have North Korean spas and sports centers on their list of things to see before they die. The Hermit Kingdom has in recent years built a...