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Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (2011)

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  • One man slain, another wounded in shooting outside barbershop

     
    Los Angeles police are looking for a gunman who killed one man Saturday evening and wounded another outside a barbershop in the 7400 block of South Crenshaw Boulevard....
  • Police identify bicyclist gunned down in Koreatown attack

     
    Police are still looking for a man who got out of an SUV and shot two cyclists in a brazen midday attack in Koreatown Saturday, killing one and wounding the other....
  • Japan radiation report finds mostly 'low' doses; risks unclear

     
    More than a year after a devastating tsunami inundated the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a new report from the World Health Organization says people in most parts of Japan got little added radiation, but estimates much higher doses in some...
  • Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies at 70; bassist for Booker T. & the MG's

    Donald 'Duck' Dunn dies at 70; bassist for Booker T. & the MG's
    As the bass player on dozens of the most soulful hits in the history of pop music, Donald "Duck" Dunn often found himself out on the road playing to fans who had assumed he was black like the stars he supported, notably Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and...
  • Sony posts $5.6-billion loss, 10% drop in sales

     
    Sony posted a record $5.6 billion loss, but vows to return to profitability, albeit modest, in its current fiscal year as it puts behind it a year plagued by floods, earthquakes, unfavorable exchange rates and stiff competition from low-cost rivals....
  • Toyota predicts double the profit in 2013; Q4 income quadruples

    Toyota predicts double the profit in 2013; Q4 income quadruples
    After dealing with floods, earthquakes and a super-strong yen, Toyota Motor Corp. is following a fourth quarter in which income quadrupled with a similarly optimistic forecast for 2013. The Japanese car company, which last year relinquished the title...
  • Disney reports strong second quarter 2012 results

     
    The Walt Disney Co. reported a 21% jump in net income for the quarter, as the strong performance of the television business and at the theme parks more than offset losses at the film studio....
  • IMF forecast: A 'very fragile' global recovery

    IMF forecast: A 'very fragile' global recovery
    Global economies — advanced and otherwise — are looking up, according to the International Monetary Fund. But the incoming growth that the organization foresees will happen on perilous ground. Economic output worldwide will increase 3.5% in...
  • Now they tell us: Mexico's quake-alert app not quite ready

     
    As we reported earlier this month, Mexico City's government unveiled, with much fanfare, a free app for residents' BlackBerrys that would send out an alert when a major earthquake was approaching. It would give the user up to 50 seconds' warning, time...
  • New warning systems appear to work amid Indonesia tsunami scare

     
    Warning and monitoring systems put in place after the 2004 Asian tsunami appeared to work well Wednesday after an 8.7-magnitude earthquake that struck roughly the same area off Indonesia, said officials, civic groups and citizens in affected areas....
  • Glenn Beck introduces Oval Office set for speech-ifying

     
    Glenn Beck is unveiling his Oval Office set on Monday. Glenn Beck plans to deliver regular speeches from the set on things he feels the president should be saying to the American people....