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  • 2 due in court in abduction, sexual mutilation of pot store owner

    2 due in court in abduction, sexual mutilation of pot store owner
    Two Fresno residents are expected in court Wednesday in a case in which authorities say abductors cut off the penis of the owner of a lucrative Orange County medical marijuana dispensary to try to force him to disclose where he supposedly had buried...
  • Poland, long an economic success story, losing momentum

    Poland, long an economic success story, losing momentum
    WARSAW — Michal Ruminski was 6 when his father took him through a local supermarket here. The store shelves were empty, except for some bottles of vinegar, but that was precisely the point. His father wanted the young boy never to forget the...
  • Alexander Payne feels at home with 'Nebraska'

    Alexander Payne feels at home with 'Nebraska'
    CANNES, France — Writer-director Alexander Payne has been nominated for three screenplay Oscars and has won two. So what did the man responsible for films including "Election," "Sideways" and "The Descendants" feel about working with someone else'...
  • Czechs win architecture contest, Austria takes overall lead

    Czechs win architecture contest, Austria takes overall lead
    The Czech Republic entry in the 2013 Solar Decathlon won the architecture portion of the 19-team university competition Friday, but as the event sped toward its conclusion Sunday at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, a team of students from Austria...
  • Amazon warehouse workers in Germany plan pre-Christmas strike

    Amazon warehouse workers in Germany plan pre-Christmas strike
    After months of stalled negotiations over salaries, workers at Amazon's German warehouses are threatening to walk out for the Christmas shopping season. It would not be the first time German workers walked out on Amazon. Verdi, the Services and Trade...
  • Tom Sherak is named Los Angeles film czar

    Tom Sherak is named Los Angeles film czar
    Veteran Hollywood executive Tom Sherak has a new role: Los Angeles film czar. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday appointed Sherak to be his senior film advisor and help stem the flow of production that has taken a toll on the city's signature...
  • Venus Williams advances at Pan Pacific Open

    Venus Williams advances at Pan Pacific Open
    Venus Williams beat Canadian teenager Eugenie Bouchard, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, on Thursday to advance to the Pan Pacific Open semifinals in Tokyo for the first time. Williams, whose previous best in Tokyo was the quarterfinals in 2004, broke Bouchard with a...
  • 'Breaking Bad' cast and creator stage 'Conan' takeover

    'Breaking Bad' cast and creator stage 'Conan' takeover
    Walter White's crystal meth empire spreads from the American Southwest to the Czech Republic. On Monday, the drug lord conquered one last territory: "Conan." For fans already dreading Sunday night, when the Emmy-winning AMC drama will head off to the...
  • Harry Belafonte, Malala Yousafzai to get Ambassador of Conscience Awards

    Harry Belafonte, Malala Yousafzai to get Ambassador of Conscience Awards
    Singer-actor-activist Harry Belafonte is one of two 2013 recipients of Amnesty International’sĀ Ambassador of Conscience Awards to be handed out Tuesday in Dublin, Ireland, along with Pakistani teen human rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai. U2...
  • Tumblr launches book club. Watch out, 'Today' show

    Tumblr launches book club. Watch out, 'Today' show
    Not to be outdone by the "Today" show, which splashily launched its first book club last month with "The Bone Season" by newcomer Samantha Shannon, Tumblr's new Reblog Book Club debuted Tuesday. If what makes a book club work are enthusiastic...
  • Time and Tides: Teaching photography workshop in the Philippines

     
    By Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times This month I teamed up with Magnum photographer Eli Reed and Armando Arorizo, owner of the Perfect Exposure Gallery in Los Angeles, to hold the first South Pacific Photo Workshop in the Philippines. The setting was...