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MEXICO CITY — Adios, Heydar Aliyev, late strongman of distant Azerbaijan. Now that your statue has been hauled away from the Paseo de La Reforma, the Mexican capital’s grand boulevard, where will Mexicans go now when they want to meditate on...
Tags: George W. Bush, Politics, Sculpture, Azerbaijan, Human Rights
LA Times MagazineSurprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
Robert Easton, a character actor whose command of a vast array of foreign and American regional accents led to a flourishing second career as a dialect coach to Hollywood stars such as Charlton Heston and Anne Hathaway, has died. He was 81. Often...
Tags: Robin Williams, England, Red Skelton, Celebrities, Science
Show TrackerTalking to Forest Whitaker about 'Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior'...
A Lethal Obsession Anti-Semitism From Antiquity to the Global Jihad Robert S. Wistrich Random House: 1,188 pp., $40 A heartbreaking irony suffuses "A Lethal Obsession" by Robert S. Wistrich, a history of anti-Semitism by a historian who has devoted...
Reinhard Mohn Longtime media mogul Reinhard Mohn, 88, who helped transform media group Bertelsmann AG from a German book publisher into an international media company, died Saturday, the firm announced. Mohn, together with his wife, helped steer the...
Tags: Foreign Aid, Politics, Air and Space Accidents, Death, Pakistan
Brand XHappy St. Patrick's Day, Los Angeles, here's your Brand X morning news round-up: Brit takes a hit in the housing market: Spears' six bedroom house originally listed at $7.9 million. Now back on market for just $5.5 million. (TMZ) Danish artist dresses her...
Times Staff WriterASK RICHARD IDRO IF HE HAD MALARIA as a child, and you will begin to grasp the toll this disease takes on sub-Saharan Africa. Patiently, as though explaining breathing to a visiting Martian, he will answer, "Everybody got malaria." Growing up in...
Tags: Uganda, Foreign Aid, Politics, Death, Children
Times Staff WriterCall it the hunt for the new male movie star — a youngster to step into the shoes of Tom Hanks, Brad Pitt or even Leonardo DiCaprio, who's already hit the ripe old age of 32. In the next year, Hollywood is betting literally a billion dollars on a...
Tags: Nicolas Cage, Death, Josh Hartnett, Film Festivals, Crimes
Donald E. Westlake is dead. This simple sentence can't even begin to encapsulate the enormity of this event. Because it also means Richard Stark has passed on too, as has Tucker Coe and Samuel Holt, Timothy J. Culver and J. Morgan Cunningham and a slew of...
Tags: Comedy (genre), Death, Film Festivals, Crimes, Elizabeth Taylor
Today, the Independence Institute's Kopel and The Economist's Lockwood address the international view on guns. Previously, they debated the fading politics of gun control and the lessons of Virginia Tech. Later this week, they'll talk about treasured...
Tags: Uganda, Defense, Politics, United Kingdom, Firearms
As Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, presides over what might be the most rapid disintegration yet of a modern nation-state, it has become de rigueur for journalists, politicians and academics to offer what has become a near-universal analysis: Mugabe,...
Tags: Defense, News Media, Death, Crimes, Government
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