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Poland won't extradite Roman Polanski to the U.S. Poland will not extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the U.S. in an almost 40-year-old case after prosecutors declined to challenge a court ruling against it. Prosecutors in Krakow, who sought the extradition on behalf of the U.S., said Friday that they
Los Angeles Times | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Chinese democracy activist gets 6 years in prison One of southern Chinas most prominent activists was sentenced to six years in prison for participating in anti-censorship and pro-transparency protests, his lawyer said on Friday, making him the latest victim of president Xi Jinpings crackdown on dissent.
Los Angeles Times | 4 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Classic Hollywood: Margaret O'Brien, Charlie Chaplin, Audrey Hepburn and Sabu Subscribe to the newsletter This is Susan King, veteran movie reporter at the Los Angeles Times and guardian of the Golden Age of Hollywood galaxy. Every Friday in myClassic Hollywood newsletter, I get to talk about everything near and dear to my heart, i
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Snapchat plans to add holiday-themed content from Brit + Co On Snapchat's Discover feature, users get quick app access to a wide variety of mobile video channels from the likes of CNN, Vice, Buzzfeed and a dozen other media brands. Starting Friday, U.S. users get an option just for the holidays.Online publishing a
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China frees imprisoned journalist, 71, after she pleads guilty A 71-year-old Chinese journalist imprisoned on a state secrets conviction was released for medical reasons Thursday after pleading guilty during a closed-door appeal hearing, her lawyers and state media said. GaoYu, one of the best-known intellectuals to
Los Angeles Times | 6 hours, 9 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Snow near Lake Arrowhead forces road closures as chilly temperatures nip Southland Snowfall near Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear forced officials to shut down two roadways on Thursday night and urge motorists to drive with chains. About four miles of Highway 189 stretching from Lake Gregory in Crestline to Strawberry Lodge in Twin Peaks wer
Los Angeles Times | 6 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
San Diego homeless population climbs to fourth highest in the U.S. The homeless population in San Diego city and county is now the fourth largest in the country, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Nearly 48% of those without housing are sleeping on the streets. San Diego's homeless populat
Los Angeles Times | 7 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
For the record Pete Carroll versus UCLA: An article in the Nov. 25 Sports section said that USC football teams coached by Pete Carroll defeated UCLA in seven consecutive games, from 1999-2005. Carroll's teams won five in a row, from 2001-2005. Paul Hackett was USC's coa
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On skid row, an abundance of food and festivity on Thanksgiving Life on skid row often involves standing in one congested line after another. Los Angeles' neediest stand and wait their turn for necessities others take for granted a dry bed, fresh clothes, shelter or a hot meal. But on Thanksgiving, under a brilliant,
Los Angeles Times | 7 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Bicyclist in Carson hit by L.A. sheriff's patrol car, flies into windshield A bicyclist was struck and injured by a Los Angeles County sheriff's patrol car Thursday along a multi-lane roadway in Carson, authorities said. Soon after 6:30 p.m., the bicyclist was pedaling from a strip mall in the 23500 block of Avalon Boulevard onto
Los Angeles Times | 8 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend