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  • Romanian government is latest victim of EU austerity

     
    Romania's government fell after a no-confidence vote and the leadership of the Czech Republic narrowly survived a similar challenge Friday in the latest challenges to European efforts to heal the Continent's debt crisis with tough spending cuts and higher...
  • Book review: A vivid portrait of 'The Hunger Angel'

    Book review: A vivid portrait of 'The Hunger Angel'
    The Hunger Angel A Novel Herta Müller, translated from the German by Philip Boehm Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt: 292 pp., $26 Fortunately, the Nobel Prize committee for literature has gotten it right when it's recognized the courageous, sensual...
  • Sofia Cosma dies at 96; concert pianist and prison camp survivor

    Sofia Cosma dies at 96; concert pianist and prison camp survivor
    Sofia Cosma, a concert pianist who defied long odds to rebuild her career after seven years in Soviet prison camps and later established herself as a performer and teacher in Southern California, died of natural causes Feb. 12 at a nursing home in Oxnard,...
  • Romanian government collapses amid public outrage over austerity

     
    The Romanian government collapsed Monday after weeks of protests over biting cuts meant to keep outside funding flowing to the troubled nation. Prime Minister Emil Boc said he and his Cabinet were resigning “to defuse political and social tension.&#...
  • L.A.'s greatest sports moments No. 3: 1984 Olympics opening

     
    We asked you to send in your picks for the greatest sports moments in L.A. history, and 1,181 ballots later we are unveiling the top 20 vote-getters. Each weekday we will unveil a new moment until we reach No. 1.......
  • Nokia to cut 3,500 jobs by 2012 in latest round of layoffs

     
    Nokia announced its second round of layoffs in the last 6 months as it restructures itself in the face of taking on Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system, this time with this time a total of 3,500 job cuts tied to "manufacturing, Location & Commerce,...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Feb. 12, 1941

     
    Feb. 12, 1941: Tom Treanor, who was killed covering World War II for The Times, writes about his experiences in Romania. “Poor old beautiful, callous, hard-luck Rumania, a happy-go-lucky country trying not to be sad and finding it hard going,"......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Jan. 1, 1941

     
    Jan. 1, 1941: Reports are some drastic cutting must be done, else Hattie McDaniel will steal "The Great Lie" from Bette Davis, Jimmie Fidler says....
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, Aug. 30, 1940

     
    Tom Treanor, who died covering World War II for The Times, files a report on Catanzaro, Italy. Aug. 30, 1940: Hollywood After Dark: Ann Rutherford losing a set of artificial fingernails when an autografiend snatches at her hand as she leaves the...
  • ISRAEL: Air force helicopter crashes in Romania during drill

     
    An Israeli military helicopter crashed in mountainous central Romania on Monday during an exercise with the Romanian air force. Seven people, six Israelis and a Romanian observer, were on board. Romanian authorities said the bodies had been recovered; the...
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, July 2, 1940

     
    Hungarian troops at the Rumanian border. July 2, 1940: Jimmy (Date 'Em All) Stewart is a whiz on the accordion, Jimmie Fidler says....