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  • Wimbledon 2013: The hits just keep on coming

    Wimbledon 2013: The hits just keep on coming
    The injuries just kept coming Wednesday at Wimbledon, increasing to seven the number of withdrawals or retirements by players during matches. In addition to injury-related withdrawals by No. 2 women’s seed Victoria Azarenka and No. 10 men’...
  • Serena Williams advances on relatively quiet day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams advances on relatively quiet day at Wimbledon
    A semblance of order was restored at Wimbledon on Thursday, a contrast to Wednesday’s wild upsets and withdrawals. No. 1 seed Serena Williams eased past Caroline Garcia of France, 6-3, 6-2, in 67 minutes in her second-round match ¬†Williams’...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic win opening matches at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic win opening matches at Wimbledon
    Order was generally restored among the top seeds Tuesday at Wimbledon, where the No. 1 men’s and women’s players easily won their opening matches one day after No. 5 Rafael Nadal had been eliminated in a shocking straight-set defeat....
  • Pandora competitor Rdio chases Spotify into Asian markets

    Pandora competitor Rdio chases Spotify into Asian markets
    Music streaming service Rdio, which competes with Spotify and Pandora, is launching in seven new territories, including Hong Kong and Malaysia.  This marks the first time Rdio (pronounced are-dee-oh) will be available to listeners in Asia, the company...
  • Central Europe floods claim at least 10 lives

    Central Europe floods claim at least 10 lives
    BERLIN — Germany dispatched thousands of soldiers Tuesday to help cities and towns cope with flooding from the rain-swollen Danube and other southern rivers¬†— reinforcements that came a day after the Bavarian city of Passau saw its worst...
  • Amos Oz wins Kafka Prize – could the Nobel be next?

    Amos Oz wins Kafka Prize – could the Nobel be next?
    Israeli author Amos Oz has been named the recipient of the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize, selected by an international jury from a short list of 12 globally recognized writers. The $10,000 prize, awarded by the Franz Kafka Society in the Czech Republic,...
  • World's largest Lego sculpture lands in New York; California's next

    World's largest Lego sculpture lands in New York; California's next
    The world’s largest Lego model, an X-wing starfighter, has landed in Times Square with enough cockpit space for Luke Skywalker. The life-size model weighs 46,000 pounds and spans 43 feet from tip to tale, which is about the size of the ship...
  • French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18

    French Open seeds: Sam Querrey is highest U.S. male at No. 18
    Looking for signs of a rebound for U.S. men's tennis? Don't look at the seedings for this year's French Open, which begins Sunday. The highest seeded American male is Sam Querrey of Thousand Oaks, who is seeded 18th. Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for...
  • Four officials accused of receiving bribes for immigration fraud

    Authorities on Wednesday announced charges against a ring of federal officials who allegedly received bribes of cash and expensive gifts in exchange for fraudulent immigration benefits. The scheme was allegedly orchestrated by Koreatown attorney Kwang...
  • A Bay Area beer comes to L.A. - but watch out, it doesn't travel well

    A Bay Area beer comes to L.A. - but watch out, it doesn't travel well
    Trumer Pils, a traditional take on the classic German Pilsner style lager made in the Bay Area, launches in Southern California next week with special events around town, but you might want to exercise some caution when trying the beer for the first time....
  • L.A. Times Hero Complex film fest invades the TCL Chinese 6

    L.A. Times Hero Complex film fest invades the TCL Chinese 6
    The Los Angeles Times Hero Complex Film Festival kicks off Friday evening at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres at Hollywood & Highland with a double bill of John Carpenter's 1988 "They Live" and his classic 1978 horror film, "Halloween. Carpenter will appear...