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  • Rights group: Egypt turns blind eye to human trafficking in Sinai

    Rights group: Egypt turns blind eye to human trafficking in Sinai
    CAIRO -- Scarred, terrified and systematically tortured, the victims of human traffickers in the Sinai peninsula have been largely abandoned to their fate by Egyptian authorities, a leading human rights group alleged in a report released Tuesday. The...
  • Another trove of art found in 2nd home of Nazi-era art dealer's son

    Another trove of art found in 2nd home of Nazi-era art dealer's son
    LONDON — Dozens more masterpieces by artists such as Pablo Picasso and Claude Monet have been discovered in a second home belonging to the elderly German recluse whose Munich apartment yielded an astonishing trove of more than 1,400 artworks,...
  • Are the 1% in the U.S. treated like the Jews in Nazi Germany?

    Are the 1% in the U.S. treated like the Jews in Nazi Germany?
    When poor, persecuted Tom Perkins, mega-millionaire financier and member in excellent standing of the nation’s Richie Rich club, went off in a letter to the Wall Street Journal about how his enemies were trying to bring him down, he didn’t...
  • When lawyers go bad

    When lawyers go bad
    Last month the California Supreme Court denied disgraced journalist and serial confabulist Stephen Glass admission to the state bar. That decision has drawn attention to a topic that usually commands very little: what it takes, ethically speaking, to be a...
  • California Senate panel to come up with new ethics, campaign laws

    California Senate panel to come up with new ethics, campaign laws
    SACRAMENTO -- With the state Legislature being rocked by scandal after scandal, the leader of the Senate has assembled a group of lawmakers to come up with recommended changes in state ethics and campaign laws, officials announced Monday. The Senate...
  • Donor who broke campaign finance law in 2010 faces $45,000 penalty

    A San Fernando Valley businessman who admitted to illegally reimbursing campaign contributors during the 2011 municipal election faces a $45,000 fine from the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission. Juan Carlos Jaramillo, 52, has already agreed to pay the...
  • Senate moves to prevent return of Jewish archive to Iraq

    Senate moves to prevent return of Jewish archive to Iraq
    WASHINGTON -- Some lawmakers are trying to prevent the return to Baghdad of a cache of Iraqi Jewish community records, which were seized by the U.S. military during the Iraq war and occupation. The Senate on Thursday unanimously backed a bipartisan...
  • Shulamit Gallery shows Jonas N.T. Becker debut

    Shulamit Gallery shows Jonas N.T. Becker debut
    ¬†Shulamit Gallery in Venice, which focuses on the Middle East and features Iranian and Israeli artists as well as L.A.-based Jewish artists, is debuting multimedia artist Jonas N.T. Becker in an exhibition called “Zol Zayn/What If?” The...
  • Bill Gates: The world is better than ever

    Bill Gates: The world is better than ever
    Bill Gates wants you to feel much better about the future of mankind. Things are looking up, he says, way up. "By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been," Gates wrote in his annual letter chronicling the work of the Bill & Melinda...
  • WATCH: Punch bowls and Pan Am drink carts at the Church Key's new happy hour

    WATCH: Punch bowls and Pan Am drink carts at the Church Key's new happy hour
    Name of restaurant: The Church Key The happy hour: Every Monday through Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Drink specials are broken into three groups, including Bar 101 cocktails ($6) served by a Pan Am girl with a drink cart, and including a blood orange...
  • LGBT film fest a labor of faith for two seminary students

    LGBT film fest a labor of faith for two seminary students
    Chelsea McInturff and Samantha Curley were eager for a public conversation about film, gay sexuality and Christian life, but they weren't sure whether it was the right time — or the right place. They stood nervously inside an auditorium at...