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  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Nine for IX' on ESPN and ESPN2

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Nine for IX' on ESPN and ESPN2
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 4 - 10, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Nine for IX This new episode recalls...
  • U.S. extends closure of diplomatic posts in Muslim world

    U.S. extends closure of diplomatic posts in Muslim world
    The State Department said Sunday that it was extending the closure of 19 embassies and consulates in the Muslim world through next Saturday, but not solely because of heightened concerns about terrorist attacks in the region. Jen Psaki, a department...
  • Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat

    Britain to close embassy in Yemen for two days amid terror threat
    WASHINGTON -- Britain announced Friday that it will close its embassy in Yemen this weekend, a move that suggests London may believe a terrorist threat causing concern in Washington emanates from Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the group’s Yemen-...
  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat
    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...
  • TV This Week: Aug. 4 - 10: 'The White Queen' on Starz

    TV This Week: Aug. 4 - 10: 'The White Queen' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 4 - 10, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------   SUNDAY Are you ready for some —...
  • Hunger strike, Yemeni dilemma could spur Guantanamo closure plans

    Hunger strike, Yemeni dilemma could spur Guantanamo closure plans
    A 100-day-old hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected terrorists has agitated international human rights advocates anew, prompting fresh calls worldwide for closure of the detention center that President Obama vowed to shutter more than...
  • Al Qaeda diminished since Bin Laden's death, U.S. officials say

     
    WASHINGTON -- One year after U.S. Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, the core of Al Qaeda is greatly diminished and the main terrorist threat has shifted to affiliates in Yemen and elsewhere, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Friday....
  • Masked militants kill U.S. Embassy employee in Yemen

     
    A Yemeni attached to the security detail at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen was shot and killed Thursday by masked men on a motorcycle in the latest assassination by militants of political and security targets in the capital, Sana....
  • Deputies called to Cerritos home of alleged anti-Muslim filmmaker

     
    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies were called Wednesday night to the Cerritos home of the purported filmmaker behind the anti-Muslim film that has sparked unrest in the Middle Easte after reports of a large contingent of news media....
  • Jewish New Year services to be held for special needs families

     
    The Children's Temple of Vista Del Mar Child and Family Services in Cheviot Hills will hold High Holiday services beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday for families with children who have autism and other perceived disabilities....
  • Leatherface of 'Chainsaw Massacre' arrested in animal cruelty case

     
    Andrew Bryniarski, who played Leatherface in the latest installment of "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre," and his girlfriend were arrested in Santa Monica after police found 25 Pomeranians in a mobile home, police said....