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Poland Set to Crack Down on Child Sex Abuse as Priest Film Goes Viral

Poland's right-wing government on Tuesday unveiled plans to crack down on paedophiles by raising prison sentences to a maximum 30 years as a ground-breaking documentary on paedophilia among Polish priests went viral in the Catholic country.

Rare footage of life in Warsaw Jewish ghetto shown in Poland

Scenes of starving Jewish children smuggling food, a dead body on the sidewalk, were captured in never-before-seen footage of Warsaw's wartime ghetto by an amateur filmmaker in 1941. 

City Council Reaffirms Condemnation Of The Government Of Brunei For Harsh Penalties For Homosexuality

In a unanimous vote, the City Council reaffirmed its condemnation of the government of Brunei Tuesday for implementing Shariah law that imposes harsh penalties, including death by stoning, for homosexuality, adultery and other behaviors. The new penal code also includes the punishment of amputation for theft.

Abdul-Jabbar Memorabilia Fetches $3 Million at Auction

A trove of NBA memorabilia -- including championship rings and MVP hardware from the hall-of-fame basketball career of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, garnered nearly $3 million at an American auction on Sunday. 

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.

Beverly Hills News – Walk With The Mayor To Visit Motion Picture Library, La Cienega Park

This week, Walk with the Mayor participants will enjoy a truly rare treat, spanning the scope of Beverly Hills' illustrious history with the film community and touring one of the great jewels in the City's park system. This week, Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse will lead the group to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Margaret Herrick Library and nearby, La Cienega Park!

Beverly Hills News- Panelists to Address Cultural Heritage Commission on Trousdale, Greystone

Wednesday afternoon at 1:30, the Cultural Heritage Commission will meet at City Hall for a field trip to consider Mills Act Contracts (historic property preservation agreements) for the Fine Arts Theater on Wilshire Blvd. and a residence designed by Victor Gruen on Coldwater Canyon Road.   

SpaceX Welcomes Second Successful Launch of Communications Satellites

Hawthorne-based aerospace firm SpaceX completed its second successful launch of the weekend Sunday, sending a series of communications satellites into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Beverly Hills News – Cultural Heritage Commission Set to Begin Three New Landmark Hearings

The Cultural Heritage Commission will review the preliminary report on two new properties in consideration of possible landmark status in Beverly Hills. The Regina-Fine Arts Theatre at 8554 Wilshire Blvd. and the "Vance Residence" at 805 Hillcrest Road are being reviewed for consideration as local landmarks in the City.

Beverly Hills News – Bob and Dolores Hope Estate Rejected for Preservation by LA City Council

The Los Angeles City Council Tuesday rejected a historic-cultural monument designation for the late Bob Hope's longtime Toluca Lake home.

Beverly Hills News – Mickey Fine Celebrates 55 Years in Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills honored Mickey Fine Pharmacy this morning, celebrating 55 years on business serving the residents and businesses of the City.

Beverly Hills News – Durst Attorneys Begin Questioning for Preliminary Hearing to Stand Trial

A doctor called to the stand in New York real estate scion Robert Durst's Los Angeles murder case testified Tuesday that he spoke to a woman who identified herself as Durst's wife around the time she vanished in 1982, but he couldn't positively identify the woman on the phone.

Melania Trump – What Kind of First Lady is She?

Two weeks after her husband's inauguration, questions are mounting about what kind of first lady Melania Trump will be.

The Dalai Lama Will Speak at UC San Diego Commencement in June

The 14th Dalai Lama will speak at UC San Diego graduation ceremonies in June, the school announced Thursday.

BHPD Cold Case Detectives Solve 1976 Murder of Righteous Brothers’ Wife

In a case cracked through the use of "familial" DNA, law enforcement officials Monday identified a man believed to have committed the 1976 murder of Karen Klaas, the ex-wife of singer/songwriter Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers.
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