| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:04 PM
The wait — and weight — is over for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
In September 2012, Chavez lost a one-sided but dramatic fight to Argentina's Sergio Martinez, after which he was suspended for marijuana use. Saturday night, he climbs back into...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:04 AM
A Spanish-language version of Shakespeare's "Henry VIII" is on the boards at the Broad Stage, poets Rumi and Samuel Taylor Coleridge have their praises sung in separate shows, and the Radar L.A. Festival is all over the map.
Smokey Joe's Cafe Musical...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Erich Priebke, a former Nazi SS captain who evaded arrest for nearly 50 years after taking part in one of the worst atrocities by German occupiers in Italy during World War II, died Friday in Rome. He was 100.
Priebke was finally extradited to Italy...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:31 PM
In a first, the International Monetary Fund has said it will consider filing a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court supporting Argentina’s position in a long-running debt fight with hedge funds.
The IMF has never before made such a filing before the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Just days after a U.S. appeals court ruled that Argentina must pay a small group of bond investors more than $1.3 billion, the country’s president laid out a debt-swapping plan designed to get around the decision entirely.
The move was the latest...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:16 AM
A U.S. appeals court has ruled against Argentina and for investors in a long-running fight over defaulted debt.
The long-anticipated ruling, handed down by the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York, said that Argentina must pay a group of...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Argentina has formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review an adverse appeals court ruling, the latest twist in the nation’s decade-long fight concerning nearly $100 billion in defaulted debt.
The South American nation filed the request, called...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 7:41 AM
LONDON-- In an escalating spat with Spain over Gibraltar, the tiny British-ruled promontory at the tip of the Iberian peninsula, Britain is considering legal action to confirm its sovereignty over the territory known as The Rock.
A spokesman for Prime...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:26 PM
As Alejo Muniz was carried through the crowd after winning the Vans U.S. Open of Surfing, he raised his fingers to the sky while a fan draped a Brazilian flag around his back. The flag read "Ordem e Progresso" ("Order and Progress"), although it was the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 3:50 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO — In a rare moment shielded from the world’s eyes, Pope Francis on Friday privately counseled young prisoners from several Rio de Janeiro jails, who in turn used the visit to draw attention to one of the most notorious massacres...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Talk about Messi situations.
Hours after it was announced that Wednesday's charity soccer match featuring Argentina's Lionel Messi at the Los Angeles Coliseum had been canceled, Messi went on Facebook and gave his side of the story.