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Pittsburgh Rabbi to be Honored by Simon Wiesenthal Center

The rabbi at the Pittsburgh synagogue which was the site of the deadliest attack against the Jewish community on U.S. soil will be among the recipients of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Medal of Valor at its annual National Tribute Dinner Wednesday evening at The Beverly Hilton.

Pompeo Asks Saudi Leaders to Free US Citizens Detained in Crackdown on Women’s Rights Activists

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he has pressed Saudi Arabia to release US citizens detained in a crackdown on women's rights activists in the conservative kingdom.

Major US Tourist Sites Are in Path of Hurricane Florence

From Charleston's colonial mansions with finely-crafted balustrades, to fragile Outer Banks beaches, to exalted centers of American history, the tourism-heavy US East Coast is facing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence.

Serena Williams Fined $17,000 by USTA After Outburst

Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the US Tennis Association in the wake her outburst during a controversial US Open final loss to Japan's Naomi Osaka.

European Canines Replaced Ancient New World’s Breeds

Native dogs across North America all but disappeared as a result of Europeans arriving in the Western Hemisphere some 500 years ago, a study published Thursday found.

Canadian Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamists Sentenced to House Arrest after Two Decades of Legal Wrangling

Two leaders of a fundamentalist Mormon community were sentenced to house arrest Tuesday in the first real test of Canada's 130-year-old ban on having more than one wife.

Beverly Hills News – Beverly Hills Historian Phil Savenick Presents Televisionary Art, The Teenaged Inventor of TV, @ Paley Center for Media

The world debut and preview of an international museum exhibit about the 14-year old who conceived electronic television 1922 will be Saturday, August 11, at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills. The Philo Farnsworth Exhibit thehistoryoftv.com contains never-before displayed relics of the invention of television.

Chile Prosecutors Seek Vatican Files of Priests in Sex Scandal

Prosecutors in Chile on Wednesday said they have requested the Vatican files of nine Chilean priests being investigated for sexual abuses.

Giant Dinosaur Bones Get Archaeologists Rethinking Triassic Period

Giant dinosaurs lived on Earth much earlier than previously thought, according to a team of excavators in Argentina who discovered the remains of a 200-million-year old species.

European Canines Replaced Ancient New World’s Breeds

Native dogs across North America all but disappeared as a result of Europeans arriving in the Western Hemisphere some 500 years ago, a study published Thursday found.

Canadian Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamists Sentenced to House Arrest after Two Decades of Legal Wrangling

Two leaders of a fundamentalist Mormon community were sentenced to house arrest Tuesday in the first real test of Canada's 130-year-old ban on having more than one wife.

Norway’s Worst Mass Murderer Appeals to ECHR: Incarceration Conditions are “Inhuman”

 Mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik will learn Thursday the result of his appeal at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against his prison conditions in Norway.

Beverly Hills News – Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy to Debate the Future of Foreign Policy in Beverly Hills

Pepperdine's School of Public Policy will host a debate on the Future of Foreign Policy at the Writers' Guild Theater in Beverly Hills June 26 at 7 p.m, sponsored by the Los Angeles World Affairs Council.

Trump and Kim to Meet for Historic Summit

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will make history on Tuesday, becoming the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet, shake hands and negotiate to end a decades-old nuclear stand-off.

Nixon’s “Western White House” Up for Sale

The oceanfront estate in San Clemente once owned by Richard M. Nixon and known as the Western White House during his presidency is up for sale at $63.5 million, down from its $75 million asking price three years ago, it was reported Tuesday.

Former California Governor George Deukmejian Dead at 89

Former California Gov. George Deukmejian, who served two terms as the state's chief executive in the 1980s, died Tuesday at his home in Long Beach at age 89.
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