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Boeing Co. sued its former partners in the rocket venture Sea Launch, which has major operations in Long Beach, for more than $355 million. The aerospace giant filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court Friday. Just one day earlier, Sea Launch...
World NowOn the first day of a whirlwind trip through Europe, famed Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fell ill, throwing up in the middle of a news conference in Switzerland....
World NowThe death of Kim Jong Il leaves his family's business -- running North Korea -- in terrible shape. Under his leadership, North Korea lost 2 million people to starvation. His youngest son, Kim Jong Un, still in his 20s, has before him what appears to be...
World NowThe son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il made his first public appearance after his father's death Tuesday, bowing before a glass coffin containing his father's body....
World NowThe chairman of Switzerland’s central bank abruptly resigned Monday following controversy over foreign-exchange transactions that made tens of thousands of dollars for him and his wife....
Culture MonsterWisconsin governor Scott Walker removes painting depicting children...
Dr. Richard J. Bing, a research cardiologist, composer and author who has been called a "Renaissance man" and "a man for all seasons," died Monday at his home in La Cañada Flintridge. He had celebrated his 101st birthday a month earlier and had been...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterCan European trains, already among the world's speediest, get much faster? Well, yes, they can, starting Monday. That's when a 22-mile-long tunnel under the Swiss Alps opens for passenger traffic. The Lötschberg Base Tunnel will cut travel times by...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterNew Zealand was too far, the south of France too cold and Colombia too unsafe for Casey and Susan Koehler. So the former Floridians settled quite happily on this mild and isolated coffee-growing town in western Panama for their retirement home. A...
China Daily, Beijing / Asia News NetworkBEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- China and Switzerland are poised to seal a free trade agreement in an accelerated manner based on the willingness and strong motivation of both countries to conclude the talks, Jiang Yaoping, vice-minister of commerce, said at...
Pietro "Pete" Rugolo, the popular owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern on York Road in Govans, died May 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of pancreatic cancer. The Lutherville resident was 75. Mr. Rugolo grew up in Enna, Sicily, where he stopped attending...
VarietyWrekin Hill Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Bille Augustâs thriller "Night Train to Lisbon" from K5 International, three months after its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival. Wrekin Hill plans a U.S. release later this year. Cast...
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