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  • Mitt Romney's straight talk insults Brits and Palestinians

    Mitt Romney's straight talk insults Brits and Palestinians
    I am starting to feel sorry for Mitt Romney. On an international tour of three countries, he made news in two of them by dissing the London Olympics and infuriating the Palestinians. The poor guy – for months, people have complained that he never...
  • March Madness productivity loss? It's a slam dunk, poll says

    March Madness productivity loss? It's a slam dunk, poll says
    March Madness kicks off Tuesday, and productivity will plummet as nearly a third of workers will spend as much as three hours per day watching the college basketball tournament, a survey released Wednesday found.  In its annual poll, the outplacement...
  • 2012 fashion and style around the globe

    2012 fashion and style around the globe
    London calling The queen's Diamond Jubilee was a chance to look back at 60 years of colorful suits and hats. And everyone seemed more than eager to hop aboard the royal train, including Pantone, which color-coded her highness' most iconic outfits, and...
  • BBC hires Royal Opera House chief Tony Hall after scandal

    BBC hires Royal Opera House chief Tony Hall after scandal
    Looking to put a child sex-abuse scandal behind it, the BBC has named a major figure from classical opera as its director general. Tony Hall has served as the chief executive of the Royal Opera House in London since 2001. His job at the BBC is expected to...
  • Trojans may add a hurdle to the NFL's return

    Trojans may add a hurdle to the NFL's return
    Ever since the NFL left Southern California in 1995, USC has held the mantle of L.A.'s championship football team. But with the city now moving to bring professional football back to L.A., USC could block efforts to have the new team play at the Los...
  • L.A. Coliseum manager quits over aide's ties to rave promoter

    L.A. Coliseum manager quits over aide's ties to rave promoter
    The administrator who has managed the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and Sports Arena since the venues hosted professional football and basketball resigned abruptly Tuesday following disclosures that he allowed a top assistant to work on the side for the...
  • The go-to guy: Peter Ueberroth

    The go-to guy: Peter Ueberroth
    So here's Peter Ueberroth, L.A.'s Olympic champion, chairman of the Newport Beach investor company the Contrarian Group, sharing his office with someone else -- his border collie, Koot, for Kootenai, the Idaho county where Ueberroth found him abandoned....
  • Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars

    Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars
    Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
  • David L. Wolper dies at 82; producer of 'Roots,' 1984 L.A. Olympics opening ceremonies

    David L. Wolper dies at 82; producer of 'Roots,' 1984 L.A. Olympics opening ceremonies
    David L. Wolper, the award-winning television documentary producer best known for the blockbuster TV miniseries "Roots" and for the spectacular opening and closing ceremonies he created for the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, has died. He was 82....
  • Olafur Eliasson work rejected by London Olympics

     
    London Olympics officials have rejected a proposed work by Olafur Eliasson -- a Danish-Icelandic artist known for his conceptually grand projects. He was expected to create an interactive installation where people would breath on behalf of "a person, a...
  • Saudi Arabia won't endorse female Olympians, official says

     
    Countering the earlier words of a Saudi prince who said that women could represent his country at the Olympics, the Saudi Arabian sports minister said his country won’t officially support female athletes....