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  • Britain could vote again on hitting Syria, officials suggest

    Britain could vote again on hitting Syria, officials suggest
    LONDON – President Obama’s decision to seek congressional approval for a military strike on Syria could open the door to another vote by the British Parliament, which rejected such intervention, senior officials here suggested Sunday. The...
  • Israelis fear U.S. debate on Syria foreshadows weakness on Iran

    Israelis fear U.S. debate on Syria foreshadows weakness on Iran
    JERUSALEM — Israel braced for rockets and got a diplomatic bombshell instead. The Obama administration’s surprise decision to delay a U.S. strike against Syria to allow for congressional debate left anxious Israelis relieved Sunday that...
  • Key GOP senators demand plan for U.S. response to Syria

    Key GOP senators demand plan for U.S. response to Syria
    WASHINGTON—Several key Republican senators strongly indicated Sunday that they will not vote to give President Obama authorization for a missile attack on Syria unless the White House first lays out “a strategy and a plan” to stop the...
  • Mohamed Morsi to stand trial in deaths of Egyptian protesters

    Mohamed Morsi to stand trial in deaths of Egyptian protesters
    CAIRO -- Egyptian prosecutors Sunday ordered deposed Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to stand trial on murder-related charges, stepping up the military-backed government’s purge of the Muslim Brotherhood amid weeks of unrest that have deeply...
  • Obama's bid to attack Syria faces resistance from 2 sides in Congress

    Obama's bid to attack Syria faces resistance from 2 sides in Congress
    WASHINGTON –- President Obama faces a two-front battle to win the support of Congress for his plan to strike the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad, needing to convince both the skeptical representatives of a war-weary public and more...
  • Jail inmates involved in violence, sex crimes are freed early

    More jail inmates in Los Angeles County are being set free after serving only a fraction of their sentences, a Times investigation has found.  The releases are benefiting even inmates sentenced to jail for violence and sex crimes, with those offenders...
  • Florida marching band returns from suspension after hazing death

    Florida marching band returns from suspension after hazing death
    Something a little unusual happened at Florida A&M University's football game against Mississippi Valley State on Sunday: The marching band showed up. In almost any other college football game, bands would be a normal feature of the game-day experience....
  • L.A. Now Live: Sex offenders, violent inmates released early

    L.A. Now Live: Sex offenders, violent inmates released early
    Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Jack Leonard about inmates being released early from Los Angeles County jail. More jail inmates in Los Angeles County are being set free after serving only a fraction of their sentences because of...
  • Dennis Rodman's North Korea visit puts spotlight on jailed American

    Dennis Rodman's North Korea visit puts spotlight on jailed American
    Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to visit communist leader Kim Jong Un, spurring hopes that a jailed American tour operator might be freed as a gesture of friendship between the two eccentrics. Rodman, on his...
  • L.A. County supervisor calls for reducing early releases from jails

    L.A. County supervisor calls for reducing early releases from jails
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich asked sheriff's officials to look into ways to stem early releases of county jail inmates serving time for violence and sex crimes, after a report by the Los Angeles Times on the increasing number of...
  • Charges recommended against 30 alleged Auschwitz guards in Germany

    Charges recommended against 30 alleged Auschwitz guards in Germany
    BERLIN -- Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, federal authorities in Germany said Tuesday that they were recommending that charges of accessory to murder be brought against 30 alleged guards at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland....