NORTH KOREA » Reported by Epoch Times President Donald Trump said he has signed an executive order imposing sanctions on the North Korean regime.
Under the new sanctions the U.S. treasury has the authority to target businesses and financial institutions that finance or facilitate business with North … »more
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BILL ENGLISH »
Bill English: Losing hasn't crossed my mind As Bill English's campaign to be re-elected Prime Minister winds up, he says losing has not even crossed his mind.The National leader set off on his campaign bus on the now-traditional pilgrimage from Wellington to Auckland on election... New Zealand Herald 16 hours ago
Facebook scammer uses dead woman's pictures for fake profile on Vic Deals A suspected Facebook scammer has been caught using a dead woman's photos for a fake profile.Wellington woman Susana, who did not want her surname published, did a Google image search of the person's Facebook profile photo when she... New Zealand Herald 15 hours ago
RAUL MONDESI SENTENCED »
Report: Former Dodger Raul Mondesi sentenced to eight years in Dominican prison In 2009, when Raul Mondesi was running for mayor of his Dominican Republic hometown of San Cristobal, his appeal to voters appeared to center on his fame as a former Dodgers star.
In a visit to San Cristobal during the campaign, Times staff writer Kevin Baxter wrote of Mondesi: “The.. L.A. Times 3 hours ago
BOXING / ANDRE WARD »
Three-belt light-heavyweight boxing champion Andre Ward announces his retirement Three-belt light-heavyweight boxing champion Andre Ward of Oakland announced his retirement Thursday just as he reached No. 1 on various pound-for-pound lists.
“I want to be clear — I am leaving because my body can no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and therefore my desire.. L.A. Times 7 hours ago
Charming comedy 'The Tiger Hunter' sets immigrant dream in 1979 Chicago There has been no shortage of films tracking the immigrant pursuit of the American dream, but few have been as laugh-out-loud delightful as “The Tiger Hunter,” a sparkling first feature by Lena Khan.
Danny Pudi of NBC’s “Community” is Sami Malik, the affable son of a legendary.. L.A. Times 5 hours ago
THE WALKING DEAD »
Like a zombie, profit dispute over AMC's 'The Walking Dead' refuses to die Since it began airing in 2010, “The Walking Dead” has resurrected far more than just the dearly departed.
With its through-the-roof ratings, the series breathed new life into the zombie genre, resuscitated the career of show developer Frank Darabont and revived the fortunes of AMC.. L.A. Times 10 hours ago
SEC REVEALS »
SEC reveals 2016 hack that may have been used for illegal trades The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday that a cyber breach of a filing system it uses may have provided the basis for some illegal trading in 2016.
In a statement posted on the SEC's website, Chairman Jay Clayton said a review of the agency's cybersecurity risk profile.. L.A. Times 11 hours ago
GOP HEALTHCARE »
Graham-Cassidy: Another day, another lousy GOP healthcare bill It’s “Groundhog Day” for congressional Republicans: Rush out a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, see it fail, rush out a bill again, see it fail, rush out a third bill, see it fail — following the same basic playbook over and over in the hope that somehow the end result will.. L.A. Times 12 hours ago