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LAS VEGAS — He's the biggest nightclub owner in Los Angeles, the man whose Hyde Lounge and Shelter became prime hunting grounds for the paparazzi. He's been photographed cozying up with Paris Hilton, Kristin Cavallari and Sofia Vergara. When HBO's...
After calling it a masterpiece of deep reporting and powerful storytelling, what more needs to be said of Rick Atkinson's trilogy about World War II? The first volume, "An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943" received the Pulitzer Prize for...
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's prime minister used less belligerent language Thursday but said he would go ahead with redevelopment plans that have sparked nationwide protests, in comments that could be decisive in determining whether demonstrations...
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON — Climate change may increase the risk of extreme rainfall in the tropics and drought in the world's temperate zones, according to a new study led by NASA. "These results in many ways are the worst of all possible worlds," said Peter...
The death of a top Al Qaida-linked warlord in combat with French-led troops represents a victory in the battle against jihadists who had a stranglehold on northern Mali. But it is far from the defining blow against a wily enemy that can go underground...
Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum, one of the largest crude oil producers in the country, said its first-quarter profit fell but beat expectations as the company tried to cut costs and manage lower prices for natural gas. The earnings report...
CAIRO -- A car bomb exploded at the French Embassy in Tripoli, Libya, on Tuesday, injuring three people and raising the specter that Islamist militants were seeking retribution for France’s military strikes against extremists in the West African...
Tags: NATO, Muammar Gaddafi, Explosions, Al-Qaeda, France
No other genre has benefited more from EDM’s current notch on the cultural landscape than urban pop. The global, four-on-the-floor Europop that dance DJs used to become superstars first circled the genre, then sunk its claws in deep thanks to...
Sometimes even the most devoted ravers outgrow their fairy wings and neon bikinis. The 160,000 people expected to attend Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the next two weekends will find a new electronic music tent with the kind of...
Tunisian political leaders tapped a new prime minister Friday, choosing the head of a crucial and controversial ministry to form a new government for the divided North African nation. Ali Larayedh steps into the role at a tense time for Tunisia....
Tags: Government, Tunisia, Woodrow Wilson, U.S. Embassy, Politics
SLS Las Vegas, a trendy resort to be built on the grounds of the former Sahara, is scheduled to open in fall 2014 and promises to bring several Southern California clubs and restaurants to the Nevada desert. The former Sahara has been surrounded by...
Tags: Los Angeles Hotels, Media Industry
French troops backing a Mali government campaign to retake the northern half of the country from Islamic militants have been cheered as liberators since their convoys rolled into historic Timbuktu this week and hundreds of paratroopers dropped from the...
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