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  • Nakoula Basseley Nakoula's aliases duped many, prosecutor says

     
    Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the man behind the anti-Islamic film "Innocence of Muslims," used aliases to deceive people, a prosecutor says. Nakoula apparently has used names including Sam Bacile, Abanob Basseley Nakoula and Mark Basseley Youssef....
  • Sharing refugees -- a 'good idea' that's gone nowhere

     
    Konate is one of more than 16,000 people who have boarded boats and landed on Malta over the past decade, often by accident. The tiny Mediterranean nation is a refugee destination out of happenstance, as people fleeing North Africa aim their boats at...
  • Religious freedom under increasing threat worldwide, study says

     
    More countries around the world are clamping down on religious freedom and harassment and intimidation of religious groups has surged, according to a new study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center. The new report tracked changes in religious...
  • Slain U.S. ambassador to Libya remembered for his languages, service

     
    Christopher Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya killed in an attack on the consulate there, was raised in a musical San Francisco Bay Area family and played the saxophone “about at the Bill Clinton level,” his stepfather joked in a tribute...
  • Universal Language

     
    Tom Schnabel and Jordan Peimer riff on world music, audience pleasers...and what doesn't sell in L.A....
  • Two killed as Tunisia protest against film spirals into violence

     
    Two protesters were killed Friday after a massive protest outside the U.S. Embassy in Tunis turned violent, devolving into chaos after protesters scaled an embassy wall and set off a huge explosion with a Molotov cocktail....
  • Egypt's Islamist president to visit Iran, news agency reports

     
    Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi plans to visit Iran this month for an international summit in what would mark the highest-level official contact between the two nations in more than 30 years, according to Egypt's state news agency....
  • 54 African migrants die trying to reach Italy on inflatable boat

     
    African migrants die of thirst at sea trying to reach Europe, according to UNHCR: An Eritrean man was the sole survivor when an inflatable boat trying to reach Italy was lost at sea, according to the UNHCR. The man, found floating on the remains of the...
  • Gallup: Just 27% of world's adults work full time for an employer

    Gallup: Just 27% of world's adults work full time for an employer
    Only 27% of people older than age 15 globally are working more than 30 hours a week for an employer, according to a new report from Gallup. The percentage is highest in North America, where it’s 41%. But in sub-Saharan Africa, just 12% of adults...
  • Ready to rave at Coachella — so long as there's shade and A/C

    Ready to rave at Coachella — so long as there's shade and A/C
    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...
  • Unpredictable to the end, Moammar Kadafi ruled Libya for decades

    Unpredictable to the end, Moammar Kadafi ruled Libya for decades
    In the modern pantheon of the world's dictators, Moammar Kadafi stood apart. Far apart. Erratic and mercurial, he fancied himself a political philosopher, practiced an unorthodox and deadly diplomacy, and cut a sometimes cartoonish figure in flowing...