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  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Garcetti a no-show at L.A. event for woman who inspired 'Philomena'

    Garcetti a no-show at L.A. event for woman who inspired 'Philomena'
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was “tending to a fire -- an emergency,” an emissary explained, and couldn’t be on hand to honor her personally. But on Tuesday morning, inside the towering marble rotunda of Los Angeles' City Hall,...
  • Plumber takes a chance and gets to meet Muhammad Ali

    Plumber takes a chance and gets to meet Muhammad Ali
    Tony Kelly is a plumber in Louisville, Ky., who thought last Friday would just be a normal work day. He got his list of calls for the day, when one of his co-workers noticed something: One of the houses he was going to was right next door to where...
  • Review: Charisma illuminates 'Run and Jump'

    Review: Charisma illuminates 'Run and Jump'
    In Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," comedian Will Forte surprised audiences by playing the straight man to Bruce Dern and June Squibb's slightly unhinged cranks. For his follow-up performance in director Steph Green's luminous and lovely "Run and Jump,"...
  • Jimmy Murphy, host to the stars, dies at 75

    Jimmy Murphy, host to the stars, dies at 75
    Jimmy Murphy, the genial Irishman who reigned as a Beverly Hills dining room power broker for more than three decades, has died. The longtime maitre d’ first at the Bistro in Beverly Hills and later at his own Jimmy’s Beverly Hills, he was...
  • Jimmy Murphy dies at 75; ran celebrity hangout Jimmy's Beverly Hills

    Jimmy Murphy dies at 75; ran celebrity hangout Jimmy's Beverly Hills
    Jimmy Murphy, the genial Irishman who reigned as a Beverly Hills dining room power broker for more than three decades, has died. The longtime maitre d', first at the Bistro in Beverly Hills and later at his own Jimmy's Beverly Hills, was an icon in the...
  • Garth Brooks 'Comeback Special' set for July in Dublin, Ireland

    Garth Brooks 'Comeback Special' set for July in Dublin, Ireland
    To mark his return to touring after a dozen years, country superstar Garth Brooks will play two stadium shows in Dublin, Ireland’s Croke Park, where he had performed sell-out shows in 1997. The "Garth Brooks Comeback Special Event" will take place...
  • Philomena Lee discusses search for her son and seeing Judi Dench portray her

    Philomena Lee discusses search for her son and seeing Judi Dench portray her
    It's a story so incredible, if it weren't true you wouldn't believe it. An unmarried young woman in Ireland gave birth to a boy in 1952. Sent to have the baby in a convent home, she remained there until her son Anthony was given away against her will at 3...
  • Peter O'Toole dies at 81; nominated eight times for best-actor Oscar

    Peter O'Toole dies at 81; nominated eight times for best-actor Oscar
    He was tall, lean and handsome, with vivid blue eyes and a distinctive voice that film critic David Thomson once likened to "a rapier that has been used to stir the cream." Peter O'Toole, who donned flowing white robes and rode a camel to movie...
  • Biden plans to meet with Israel's prime minister and president

    Biden plans to meet with Israel's prime minister and president
    SHANNON, Ireland -- Vice President Joe Biden will hold separate meetings with Israel’s prime minister and president as part of his visit leading a U.S. delegation to mourn the late Ariel Sharon, the vice president’s office said Sunday....
  • 'Jihad Jane' sentenced to 10 years on terrorism charges

    'Jihad Jane' sentenced to 10 years on terrorism charges
    PHILADELPHIA — The woman who dubbed herself "Jihad Jane" was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Monday for a range of terrorism offenses, including conspiring to kill a Swedish cartoonist who had depicted the prophet Muhammad as a dog....