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LA Chamber Orchestra Cellist to Play at Royal Wedding

Sheku-Kanne-Mason-Cellist-696x329-696x329-696x329 The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra had been counting on cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason to be the guest soloist when it performs at the Alex Theatre in Glendale this weekend, but the 19-year-old British virtuoso got a better offer -- from Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Read More

North Korea Releases Three American Hostages

Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 – 2:18 PM Three Americans detained in North Korea headed back to the United States Wednesday after being freed ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Pyongyang granted the three men “amnesty,” a US official said, offering Trump a much-needed diplomatic victory and removing the last major obstacle […] Read More

Turkey Rules to Keep US Pastor in Jail

A Turkish court on Monday ruled to keep an American Christian pastor in custody, deeming him to be a flight risk, after his trial opened in a case that has raised tensions with Washington. Read More

Saudis Warn of ‘Painful’ Response Over Yemen Drones

Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018 – 2:58 PM A Saudi-led coalition battling Yemen’s Huthi rebels warned them Monday of a “painful” response if they mounted new attacks on Saudi Arabia using what it said were Iran-supplied drones. Riyadh said last week it had shot down two drones in the south of the kingdom as well as intercepting […] Read More

Putin Urges Restraint in Phone Call with Netanyahu

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called on Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not to take any action that could further destabilise the situation in Syria, following Israeli strikes against a regime military base on Monday. Read More