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  • Public service ads warn Egyptians to be wary of foreigners

     
    CAIRO — Activists and human rights advocates have criticized Egypt's military-led government over a series of new television ads suggesting that foreigners are spies out to destroy the country. One of the public service announcements plays...
  • In Israel, efforts to draft new draft law flounder

     
    Israel's latest attempt to reform its military-draft law has failed, as the committee assigned to determine means of including more ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs was unable to "formulate a recommendation that would achieve a Knesset majority,"...
  • Governor, legislators could face pay cut like other state workers

     
    Governor, legislators could face pay cut like other state workers...
  • Public service workers may qualify for loan forgiveness

    Public service workers may qualify for loan forgiveness
    Dear Liz: I am the single mother of four daughters, including one who has a serious heart condition that causes $10,000 to $30,000 in out-of-pocket medical expenses each year. These medical bills have caused me to file bankruptcy twice, but the...
  • Scott Walker to pen book with 'torture apologist'

    Scott Walker to pen book with 'torture apologist'
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is drawing heat over his choice of ghostwriter for a forthcoming book. As the National Review online reported, Walker will team up with former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen on the book, which according to a source...
  • Some Gov. Jerry Brown appointees get pension and paycheck

    Some Gov. Jerry Brown appointees get pension and paycheck
    Reporting from Sacramento -- Every month, Ann Ravel gets a paycheck from her salary as chairwoman of California's ethics watchdog agency and a second, bigger check from her public pension as a retiree. The double payments, which total more than $305,...
  • L.A. County delays release of names and salaries of its highest-paid employees

    Los Angeles County officials are taking steps to keep secret the names and salaries of some highly paid county employees, saying they need more time to comply with public records law to protect workers who claim that disclosure could put them at risk....
  • Markups by 'body shops' inflate the public's cost

    Markups by 'body shops' inflate the public's cost
    The Los Angeles Community College District had launched a $5.7-billion campaign to modernize its nine campuses, and district leaders wanted the world to know. They hired marketing consultant Joan Marshall to help spread the word. She worked closely...
  • Who will be L.A.'s next mayor?

    Who will be L.A.'s next mayor?
    Los Angeles' mayoral election is still nearly two years away, but the field of candidates already is taking shape. And the race is certain to present voters with starkly different choices about who should run Los Angeles next. More contenders...
  • PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown

    PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown
    Theo Angelopoulos Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens. Police and hospital officials said...
  • R. Sargent Shriver dies at 95; 'unmatched' public servant and Kennedy in-law

    R. Sargent Shriver dies at 95; 'unmatched' public servant and Kennedy in-law
    R. Sargent Shriver, a lawyer who served as the social conscience of two administrations, launching the Peace Corps for his brother-in-law, President Kennedy, and leading the "war on poverty" for President Johnson, has died. He was 95. Shriver died...